- Publisher: Leon Amiel (January 1, 1969)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0814805930
- ISBN-13: 978-0814805930
- Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 9.5 x 1.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.8 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #565,629 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Hebrew Illuminated Manuscripts Hardcover – January 1, 1969
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Plate 3 shows 4 pages from "Shelah Lekha" Egypt 1106-1107. This text is complete and does not originate from a genizah.
Plate 4 Yemenite Pentateuch.
Plate 5 Damascus Keter.
Plate 8 Golden Haggadah, Spain, probably Barcelona c. 1320. One of the earliest and most sumptuous of the surviving Spanish Haggadot of the 14th century.
Other plates following are Spanish Haggadah.
Plate 20 Lisbon Bible, Portugal 1483.
Plate 22 Dragon Haggadah, and prayers for Passover and Sukkot, France 13th century.
British museum miscellany, of biblical, ritual, legal, grammatical, astronomical, historical, mystical, calendric and other treatises, Eastern France, 1280.
Plate 30 Kaufmann Mishneh Torah. Maimonides' Mishneh Torah, Cologne, 1295-96: "This four-volume, giant manuscript is one of the most beautiful manuscripts of its kind. . ." p.100
Plates of Mahzor Bibles
Plate 36 Parma Bible "This two volume manuscript is an example of the large Ashkenazi Bibles of the 13th and 14th centuries. . ." p.112
The last plate in this volume is on page 161. Plates are on the odd numbered pages and descriptions are on the even numbered pages beginning on page 42. So there are 120 plates.Read more ›
Educative, comprehensive work of a great scientific, historic and art value.