Illuminations from Hebrew Bibles of Leningrad

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Publication: 1989

This portfolio consists of facsimiles from the illuminated Bibles in the Firkovitch Collection at the Leningrad Public Library. There are 27 plates from the original edition published in 1905 and 25 additional plates added for the 1989 edition. The most original innovation to be found in these Bibles is the use of micrography (minute script) to outline decoration.

Title

Illuminations from Hebrew Bibles of Leningrad
Iyure Tanakh °Ivriyim mi-Leningrad

Date

Publication: 1989

Description

This portfolio consists of facsimiles from the illuminated Bibles in the Firkovitch Collection at the Leningrad Public Library. There are 27 plates from the original edition published in 1905 and 25 additional plates added for the 1989 edition. The most original innovation to be found in these Bibles is the use of micrography (minute script) to outline decoration.

Rights

Copyright; use considered fair according to the ARL Code of Best Practices in Fair Use

Format

Books

Source

Judaica Collection, ND2935 .O764 1989 Plates

Files

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Collection

Citation

“Illuminations from Hebrew Bibles of Leningrad,” Gallery, accessed November 15, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/872.