Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Printing block Jewish printing house, founded by Uri Phoebus ben Aaron Halevi

In Books > History Books > Show & Tell and Office > Printing Equipment > Show & Tell.
Books1689 of 2569Little Brown KokoThe book of common prayer
Love it
Like it

aeonaeon likes this.
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.

Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

Posted 5 years ago


(1 item)

In 1692 - the opening of the Jewish printing house, founded by Uri Phoebus ben Aaron Halevi(1625-1715) in Amsterdam and gave impetus to the flourishing of Jewish book printing in Zolkiew(Western Ukraine) in the 18-19 centuries. I found ( a page where I saw the imprint of ornamentation on the four corners of the page is Printing block, I found not far from Zolkiew.
The imprint of this cliché is on this page
N 45.
At the corners of pages of typos that I found a old Printing block.
Maimonides, Moses. SEFER PE'ER HA-DOR [PER HADOR]. Levov: Avraham Yehoshu'a Heshil Druker, 1859.
I just wanted to know the cost of printing the old Printing block.
I found it far from Zolkiew through a metal detector, dug from the ground.
By the way it's an old Printing block I went to Lublin road, mentioned in the prologue of the Coen brothers, the parable of the film A Serious Man.=)
Whether this is an artifact of a part of Jewish heritage and what is the value of the old printing block?

Unsolved Mystery

Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.