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Five Psalms from the Masoretic Text.
Waltham, Massachusetts: Brandeis University National Women’s Committee, 1969.

Designed and illustrated by Henry Pearson – Text printed by the Barton Press – Silkscreen illustrations printed by Meissner Colorcrafts – Handmade case by J. Landowe Co.

Psalms 1, 23, 121, 128, and 150 were selected and illustrated for this edition published by the library support organization for Brandeis University. The text of each psalm was printed on independent sheets, which were then simply folded. The silkscreen illustrations were printed on individual leaves and laid into bifolia that were housed in handmade cases. The edition was limited to two hundred. The copy on display is numbered 97 and signed by the artist. This copy is from the collection of Rabbi Levi A. Olan at Bridwell Library.

The Old Testament - The Psalms
Modern Abstraction