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Jewish printed books
  Tanakh. Ketuvim (Leiden, 1608)

© Russian State Library, Schneersohn Library, Photographer: Russian State Library, Schneersohn Library, 2013

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Tanakh. Ketuvim (Leiden, 1608) | Unknown
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1608
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Plantin Press, Antwerp and Leiden
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The Plantin Press was established in Antwerp, 1564 by Christopher Plantin. In 1583 he relocated to Leiden, a university town, and began to print there with typographical material brought from Antwerp. His son-in-law Franciscus Raphelengius took over the Leiden business in 1585 (Christopher returned to Antwerp) and printed until he went into liquidation in 1619. Under his direction the press printed some twelve books in the 17th C with Hebrew letters, primarily books of the Bible.
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