Jewish Treasures from Oxford Libraries

Edited by Rebecca Abrams & César Merchán-Hamann

Jewish Treasures from Oxford Libraries

Edited by Rebecca Abrams & César Merchán-Hamann

Distributed for Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

304 pages | 136 color plates | 9 1/2 x 10 1/4
Cloth $55.00 ISBN: 9781851245024 Published June 2020 For sale in North America only
•This book brings together extraordinary Hebrew manuscripts and rare books from the Bodleian Library and Oxford colleges. •Lavishly illustrated essays by experts in the field bring to life the outstanding works contained in the collections. •A fascinating journey through Jewish intellectual and social history from the tenth century onwards.
Contents
Foreword Simon Schama

Sponsor’s Preface Martin J. Gross

Introduction to the Collections César Merchán-Hamann

Chapter 1 The Laud Collection Giles Mandelbrote

Chapter 2 The Pococke Collection Benjamin Williams

Chapter 3 The Huntington Collection César Merchán-Hamann AND Simon Mills

Chapter 4 The Kennicott Collection Theo Dunkelgrün

Chapter 5 The Canonici Collection Dorit Raines

Chapter 6 The Oppenheim Collection Joshua Teplitsky

Chapter 7 The Michael Collection Saverio Campanini

Chapter 8 The Genizah Collection Nadio Vidro

Chapter 9 The College Library Collections Rahel Fronda

Conclusion Piet van Boxel

Further Reading

Notes

Contributors

Acknowledgments

Index
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