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History of the Early Printed Hebrew Book

Reading the Hebrew Book

Bar-Levav, Avriel
“Amsterdam and the Inception of the Jewish Republic of Letters,” pp. 225-37 in, The Dutch Intersection: The Jews and the Netherlands in Modern History (Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008) ed. Yosef Kaplan
Katz Center - Stacks. DS135.N4 D87 2008
Van Pelt Library. DS135.N4 D87 2008

Bar-Levav, Avriel
“What Could be Done with Four Hundred Books? A Proposal for a Jewish Library, Krakow 1571,” [Hebrew] Zmanim 112 (2010) 42-49
Katz Center - Periodicals B1. D1 .Z39
Van Pelt Library. D1 .Z39
http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/23447047.pdf?_=1463424761854

Bar-Levav, Avriel
“Between the World of the Texts and the World of the Readers,” [Hebrew] pp. 95-122 in,  חוט של חן : שי לחוה טורניאנסקי     = Touch of grace : presented to Chava Turniansky (Jerusalem: Zalman Shazar Center, 2013)
Van Pelt Library. BM42 .H88 2013

Bar-Levav, Avriel
“Between Library Awareness and the Jewish Republic of Letters,” [Hebrew] pp. 209-220 in,   ספריות ואוספי ספרים = Libraries and Book Collections (Jerusalem:  Merkaz Zalman Shazar, 2006) edd. Yosef Kaplan and Moshe Sluhovsky
Katz Center - Stacks. Z721 .S54 2006
Van Pelt Library. Z721 .S54 2006

Bar-Levav, Avriel
“Amsterdam and the Inception of the Jewish Republic of Letters,” pp. 225-237 in, The Dutch Intersection.  The Jews and the Netherlands in Modern History (Leiden :  Brill, 2008) ed. Yosef Kaplan
Katz Center - Stacks. DS135.N4 D87 2008
Van Pelt Library. DS135.N4 D87 2008

Baruchson, Shifra
“Jewish Libraries:  Culture and Reading Interests in 16th Century Italy,” Library History 10 (1994) 19-26
Research Annex (LIBRA) Z721 .L42
http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017/89576

Baruchson, Shifra, ed.
ספרים וקוראים : תרבות הקריאה של יהודי איטליה בשלהי הרנסנס = Books and Readers: The Reading Interests of Italian Jews at the Close of the Renaissance
Ramat Gan, Bar-Ilan University Press, 1993
Katz Center - Stacks. DS135.I8 B34 1993
[La culture livresque des juifs d'Italie à la fin de la Renaissance (Paris : CNRS e´ditions, c2001) French tr. by Gabriel Roth
Katz Center - Stacks. DS135.I8 B3714 2001]

Baruchson, Shifra
“Diffusion of Books:  Sacred Writing and Classical Literature in the Libraries of Renaissance Jews,” [Hebrew] Italia 8 (1978) 87-99
Katz Center – Stacks. DS135.I85 A1 I85
Van Pelt Library. DS135.I8 I85

Baruchson, Shifra
“A Professional Library in Italy in the Late Renaissance [Yitshak Sulam's professional library; Mantua, 1595],” [Hebrew] Alei Sefer 10 (1982) 37-50
Katz Center - Periodicals Gallery. Z228.H4 A57
Van Pelt Library. Z228.H4 A57
http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/24160127.pdf?_=1462995713305

Bonfil, Robert
“The Libraries of Italian Jewry between the Middle Ages and Modern Times,” [Hebrew] Pe'amim 52 (1992) 4-15
Katz Center - Periodicals Gallery. DS101 .P47
Van Pelt Library. DS101 .P47

Bonfil, Robert
“Le biblioteche degli ebrei d'italia nel Rinascimento,” Manoscritti, frammenti e libri ebraici nell'Italia dei secoli XV–XVI,” pp. 137-150 in, Manoscritti, frammenti e libri ebraici  nell’Italia dei secoli XV-XVI (Rome :  Carucci, 1991) edd. Giulio Tamani and Angelo Vivian
Van Pelt Library. DS135.I8 M36 1991

Bonfil, Robert
“Reading in the Jewish Communities of Western Europe in the Middle Ages,” pp. 149-178 in, A History of Reading in the West (Amherst:  University of Massachusetts Press, 1999) edd. Roger Chartier and Guglielmo Cavallo, trs. Lydia G. Cochrane
Van Pelt Library. Z1003.3.E85 S7613 1999
Rare Book & Manuscript Library - Furness Collection. Z1003.3.E85 S7613 1999

Burnett, Stephen G.
“Birth of a Christian Hebrew Reading Public,” pp. 11-48 in, Christian Hebraism in the Reformation Era (1500-1660): Authors, Books, and the Transmission of Jewish Learning (Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2012)
Katz Center - Stacks. PJ4533 .B87 2012
Rare Book & Manuscript Library - Furness Shakespeare Library (Van Pelt 628). PJ4533 .B87 2012

Early Modern Workshop: Resources in Jewish History. EMW 2009: Reading across Cultures:  The Jewish Book and Its Readers in the Early Modern Period
15 papers
http://wesscholar.wesleyan.edu/emw/emw2009/

Grafton, Anthony and Joanna Weinberg
“How Casaubon Read Hebrew Texts,” pp. 60-120 in, I Have Always Loved the Holy Tongue: Isaac Casaubon, the Jews, and a Forgotten Chapter in Renaissance Scholarship (Harvard University Press, 2011)
Katz Center - Stacks. PA85.C3 G73 2011
Rare Book & Manuscript Library - Furness Shakespeare Library (Van Pelt 628). PA85.C3 G73 2011

Gries, Zeev
“L'imprimerie comme moyen de communication entre les communautes Juives (Prolégomèns à une analyse d'après des examples du XVIe siecle),” pp. 229-244, 659-664 in, La Socie´te´ juive a` travers l'histoire, Tome IV, Le Peuple-Monde (Paris:  Fayard, 1993) ed. Shmuel Trigano
Available via BorrowDirect or E-Z Borrow

Gries, Zeev
“On Reading and Readers,” pp. 20-34 in, The Book in the Jewish World: 1700-1900 (Oxford ; Portland, Or.:  Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2007)
Katz Center - Stacks. Z228.H4 G7513 2007
Van Pelt Library. Z228.H4 G7513 2007

Gries, Zeev
“Print as an Agent of Communication between Jewish Communities in the Period Close to the Expulsion from Spain,” [Hebrew] Da'at 28 (1992) 5-17
Katz Center - Periodicals Gallery. B154 .D3
Van Pelt Library. B154 .D3

Hacker, Joseph R.
“Public Libraries of Hispanic Jewry in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Periods,” [Hebrew] pp. 263-283 in, ראשונים ואחרונים : מחקרים בתולדות ישראל מוגשים לאברהם גרוסמן  = From Sages to Savants: studies presented to Avraham Grossman (Jerusalem : Merkaz Zalman Shazar, 2010) edd. Joseph R. Hacker, Yosef Kaplan and B.Z. Kedar
Van Pelt Library. DS102.4 .R57 2010

Kaplan, Yosef
“The Libraries of Three Sephardi Rabbis in Early Modern Western Europe,” [Hebrew] pp. 225-260 in,   ספריות ואוספי ספרים = Libraries and Book Collections (Jerusalem:  Merkaz Zalman Shazar, 2006) edd. Yosef Kaplan and Moshe Sluhovsky
Katz Center - Stacks. Z721 .S54 2006
Van Pelt Library. Z721 .S54 2006

Lapon-Kandelshein, Ester
"Hebrew natural science publications from the 15th to the 18th centuries: cultural and social aspects"
Library of Information Science, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel             
https://is.biu.ac.il/files/is/Kandelshein_en.pdf

Lapon Kandelshein, E (s) and Baruchson-Arbib, Shifra
“Hebrew scientific publications from 15th to 18th centuries : Social and cultural aspects,” La Bibliofilia, 104.2 (2002) 167-188
Van Pelt Library. Z1007 .B56

Mann, Vivian B. and Daniel D. Chazin
“Printing, Patronage and Prayer:  Art Historical Issues in Three Responsa,” Images:  A Journal of Jewish Art and Visual Culture 1 (2007) 91-97
Research Annex (LIBRA). N7415 .I459

Pavoncello, Nello
“La Biblioteca privata di un ebreo italiano del XVI secolo,” Accademie e Biblioteche d’Italia 62 (1994) 44-54
Van Pelt Library. Z671 .A18

Pavoncello, Nello
“Una lista di libri ebraici della prima metà del '500,” Annali – Istituto Universitario Orientale 53 (1993) 113-119
Van Pelt Library. PJ6 .N32

Popkin, Richard H.
“Two Treasures of Marsh’s Library,” pp. 1-12 in, Judaeo-Christian Intellectual Culture in the Seventeenth Century: A celebration of the Library of Narcissus Marsh (1638-1713) edd. Allison P. Coudert, Sarah Hutton, Richard H. Popkin and Gordon M. Weiner (Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, c1999)
Katz Center - Stacks. Z921.M37 J8 1999
Van Pelt Library. Z921.M37 J8 1999

Reiner, Elchanan
“ “No Jew Should Learn Anything but the Talmud Alone”:  A Dispute over Books and Forbidden Books in 16th Century Ashkenaz,” [Hebrew] pp. II:725-27, 735-40 in,  תא שמע : מחקרים במדעי היהדות לזכרו של ישראל מ׳ תא־שמע  =   Ta Shma:  Studies in Judaica in Memory of Israel M. Ta-Shma, two volumes (Alon Shevut:  Tevunot Publishing, 2011) edd. Avraham Reiner, et al.
Van Pelt Library.  BM42 .T37 2011

Reiner, Elchanan
“The Ashkenazi Elite at the Beginning of the Modern Era:  Manuscript versus Printed Book,” [Hebrew] Polin 10 (1997) 85-98
Katz Center – Stacks. DS135.P6 P56
Van Pelt Library. DS135.P6 P56

Romer-Segal, Agnes
“Yiddish Literature and its Readers in the 16th Century:  Books in the Censors’ Lists, Mantua 1595,” [Hebrew] Kiryat Sefer 53 (1978) 779-790
Katz Center - Periodicals Gallery. Z6367 .K57
Van Pelt Library. Z6367 .K57

Roth, Cecil
“A Seventeenth-Century Library and Trousseau,” pp. 160-169 in, Studies in Jewish Bibliography and Related Subjects in Memory of Abraham Solomon Freidus (1867-1923), late chief of the Jewish Division, New York Public Library
(New York:  Alexander Kohut Memorial Foundation, Distributed by the Jewish Division, New York Public Library, 1929)
Katz Center - Reference Room. BM42 .F745 1929
Katz Center - Stacks. BM42 .F745 1929
Research Annex. LIBRA. 274B St93

Rothschild, Jean-Pierre
“Les listes de livres, reflet de la culture des juifs en Italie du nord au XVe et au XVIe siècle ?,” [analyzes 48 lists] pp. 163-193 in, Manoscritti, frammenti e libri ebraici  nell’Italia dei secoli XV-XVI (Rome :  Carucci, 1991) edd. Giulio Tamani and Angelo Vivian
Van Pelt Library. DS135.I8 M36 1991

Rothschild, Jean-Pierre
“Quelques listes de livres hébreux dans des manuscrits de la Bibliothèque nationale de Paris,” [twelve lists, ## 1-3, 5 and 12 include printed books] Revue d'histoire des textes 17 (1987) 291-346
Van Pelt Library. Z4 .R48
http://www.persee.fr/doc/rht_0373-6075_1989_num_17_1987_1311

Rothschild, Jean-Pierre
“Listes de livres hébreux en Italie : nouveaux documents pour une typologie,” [fifteen lists, ## 8, 9, 11 ? and 15 include printed books ; ## 5 and 14 include prices paid] Revue d'histoire des textes 19 (1989) 291-339
Van Pelt Library. Z4 .R48
http://www.persee.fr/doc/rht_0373-6075_1990_num_19_1989_1343

Rothschild, Jean-Pierre
“Deux bibliothèques juives comtadines vers 1630,” [both lists are nearly all printed books ; no prices] Revue des études Juives 145 (1986) 75-102
Katz Center - Periodicals Gallery. DS101 .R45
http://poj.peeters-leuven.be/content.php?url=issue&journal_code=REJ&issue=1&vol=145

Ruderman, David B.
"Knowledge Explosion," pp. 99-132 in, Early Modern Jewry: A New Cultural History (Princeton, New Jersey, 2010) ed. David B. Ruderman
Katz Center - Stacks. DS113 .R79 2010
Van Pelt Library. DS113 .R79 2010
Rare Book & Manuscript Library - Furness Shakespeare Library (Van Pelt 628). DS113 .R79 2010
http://huc.edu/ckimages/files/Digest/October%2021,%202010/The%20People%20and%20the%20Book%202.pdf

Schmelzer, Menahem
“Hebrew Manuscripts and Printed Books Among the Sephardim Before and After the Expulsion,” pp. 257-266 in, Crisis and Creativity in the Sephardic World 1391-1648 (New York : Columbia University Press, c1997) ed. Benjamin Gampel
Katz Center - Stacks. DS134 .C75 1997
Van Pelt Library. DS134 .C75 1997

Shulvass, Moses Avigdor
“Books and Libraries Among Italian Jews during the Renaissance,” [Hebrew] Talpiyot 4 (1910) 591-605
Katz Center - Periodicals B1. PERIODICAL

Simonsohn, Shlomo
“Books and Libraries of Mantuan Jews, 1595,” [Hebrew] Kiryat Sefer 37.1 (1961) 103-122
Katz Center - Periodicals Gallery. Z6367 .K57
Van Pelt Library. Z6367 .K57

Simonsohn, Shlomo
“Books and Libraries of the Jews of Mantua, 1591,” [Hebrew] Kiryat Sefer 37 (1961-1962) 103-122
Katz Center – Periodicals Gallery. Z6367 .K57
Van Pelt Library. Z6367 .K57

Walton, Michael T.
“Robert Boyle, “The Sceptical Chymist,” and Hebrew,” pp. 187-205 in,  Paracelsian Moments: Science, Medicine, & Astrology in Early Modern Europe (Kirksville, Mo. : Truman State University Press, 2002) edd. Gerhild Scholz Williams and Charles D. Gunnoe
Van Pelt Library. R147.P2 P385 2002
Research Annex (LIBRA). R147.P2 P385 2002

Weinberg, Joanna
“Real or Virtual Contact? Johannes Buxtorf's Reading of Jewish Literature,” EARLY MODERN WORKSHOP: Jewish History Resources.  Volume 9: Cross-Cultural Connections in the Early Modern Jewish World, Brown University, Providence, RI, February, 26-27, 2012
http://wesscholar.wesleyan.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1115&context=emw

Williams, Benjamin
“More Than One Way to Read a Midrash: The Bodleian Copy of Bomberg’s Midrash Rabbah,” pp. 287-311 in, Jewish Books and their Readers (Leiden:  Brill, 2016) edd. Scott Mandelbrote and Joanna Weinberg
On order

Williams, Benjamin
“The 1525 Rabbinic Bible and How to Read It: A Study of the Annotated Copy in the John Rylands Library,” Bulletin of the John Rylands Library  92 (2016) 53-72
Katz Center - Periodicals B1. Z921 .M18B
Van Pelt Library. Z921 .M18B
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/manup/bjrl/2016/00000092/00000001/art00003?crawler=true

Williams, Benjamin
“The Venetian Edition of Midrash Rabba in Cambridge University Library,” Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society 15 (2015) 583-594
Van Pelt Library. Z1008 .C2

Zwiep, Irene E.
“Adding the Reader’s Vooice:  Early Modern Ashkenzi Grammars of Hebrew,” Science in Context 20.2 (2007) 163-195
Van Pelt Library. Q175.4 .S343