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Lot #    16699
Auction End Date    12/5/2006 1:22:30 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Mehkorot Sefer [Studies in Hebrew booklore]
Title (Hebrew)    מחקרי ספר
Author    [Bibliography] Abraham Yaari
City    Jerusalem
Publisher    Mosad Harav Kook
Publication Date    1958
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   First edition. 506, [1], [12 facimiles] pp., 212:133 mm., clean crisp copy, bound in the original boards and dustjacket, unread copy.
          
Detailed
Description
   Collection of bibliography articles. Abraham Yaari (1899–1966), bibliographer, historian, translator, and librarian. He taught at a Tel Aviv school, and worked in the Hebrew National and University Library from 1925. Beginning his literary career by publishing reviews and articles on education, Yaari later specialized in literary studies, bibliography, and the history of Jewish settlement in Palestine. He rediscovered little-known Hebrew books, especially those printed in the oriental countries, see e.g., his Reshimat Sifrei Ladino (1934) and Ha-Defus ha-Ivri be-Arzot ha-Mizrah (1936–40). He published letters, memoirs, travel descriptions from hitherto unknown manuscripts, and many bibliographies which he supplemented by comprehensive introductions.
          
Paragraph 2    פרקים בתולדות הספר העברי, מאת אברהם יערי ...

בספר זה נקבצו מחקרים שונים בתולדות הספר העברי שפירסמתי בשלושים השנים האחרונות ... הוספתי עליהם דברים שהעירו עליהם חכמים או שנתחדשו לי ברבות השנים" (עמ' 7).

          
Reference
Description
   CD-EPI 0136395
        
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Listing Classification
Period
20th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Israel:    Checked
  
Subject
Bibliography:    Checked
  
Characteristic
First Editions:    Checked
Language:    Hebrew
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica