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Five Centuries of Hebraica and Judaica,
Rare Bibles, and Hebrew Incunables
from the Jacob M. Lowy Collection

1981 Exhibition Catalogue

Prepared by:

Brad Sabin Hill
The Jacob M. Lowy Collection
Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
Ottawa 1981

Hebrew Title Page   (67KB)
Preface 1981
Preface 1997
Acknowledgments 1997
About the Catalogue, 1997 and 2010

I. Incunabula Hebraica: The Beginnings of Hebrew Printing (1-13)
II. Bibles (14-31)
III. Commentaries (32-38)
IV. Renaissance Humanism and Christian Hebraism (39-45)
V. Josephus (46-55)
VI. Talmud (56-60)
VII. Codes and Responsa (61-66)
VIII. Philosophy (67-76)
IX. Mathematics and the Sciences (77-83)
X. Mysticism (84-91)
XI. Liturgy (92-96)
XII. The Passover Haggadah (97-100)
XIII. History, Geography and Travel (101-107)
XIV. Philology, Poetry and Belles-Lettres (108-118)
XV. The Sephardic World (119-126)
XVI. Jewish Languages (127-133)
XVII. The Spread of Hebrew Printing and the Fate of the Hebrew Book (134-144)
XVIII. Hebraic Manuscripts (145-150)

Appendix: Catalogue of Incunabula

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