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FROM THE ENDS OF THE EARTH: JUDAIC TREASURES OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. Abraham J. Karp. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 1991. Published in association with Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 400 pp. with 332 ills. (58 col.). 32 x 24 cm. LC 90-6218 ISBN 0847814505 In English.
Accompanying an extensive exhibition drawn from one of the world's foremost collections of Judaica, this scholarly catalogue presents some 230 works illuminating Jewish history and culture from the 15th to the 20th century. The substantial twenty-part text elucidates the religious, artistic and historical significance of the featured objects, which include illuminated haggadot, megillot and marriage scrolls, early printed Bibles, maps of the Holy Land, scientific manuscripts ranging from a 16th-century astronomical treatise to papers of Freud and Einstein, musical scores, newspapers and posters as well as numerous letters, books and documents reflecting the Jewish experience in America.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Books/Illustration/Printing
Plans: 01,06,07,17
Worldwide Number: 023260
Hardcover $50.00    

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