A Journey Through Jewish Worlds: Highlights from the Braginsky Collection of Hebrew Manuscripts and Printed Books

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Evelyn M. Cohen, Sharon Liberman Mintz, Emile G. L. Schrijver, Elka Deitsch
WAANDERS PUBL, 2009 - Art - 295 pages
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This unique edition shows highlights from one of the world's foremost private collections of Hebrew manuscripts and printed books belonging to the Swiss collector Ren‚e Braginsky. Attention is given, among others, to Medieval Hebrew manuscripts, lavishlyillustrated books, decorated Jewish marriage contracts and richly illustrated scrolls of the story from the book of Esther, with their accompanying exquisite wood or precious metal cases.

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Contents

Forewords
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Menahem Schmelzer
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Illustrated Ketubbot in the Braginsky Collection
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