- London, England: Valmadonna Trust Library, .
- paper-covered boards
- 320 pages
- ISBN: 9780692453032
Price: $75.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 128937
The Valmadonna Trust Library is the world's single most important and extensive private collection of Hebrew books. Within the collection there are more than 550 broadsides which have long served as important documentary sources of information for those who study the history of the Jews in the early modern era, This volume is an important systematic scholarly treatment of Judaic broadsides as a genre in their own right.
Professors Dvora Bregman, Elisheva Carlebach, Ruth Langer, Nahum Rakover, and Adam Shear contribute the opening scholarly essays, providing the reader with a richer contextualization and a fuller understanding of the materials. A full catalogue of the broadsides held by the Library Includes discussion of the collection's highlights, with color and black and white illustrations throughout. With table of contents, preface, introduction, works cited, appendices, index.