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By Patrick White

Eddie Twyborn is bisexual and gorgeous, the son of a pass judgement on and a drunken mom. together with his androgynous hero - Eudoxia/Eddie/Eadith Twyborn - and during his look for id, for self-affirmation and love in its many types, Patrick White takes us into the ambiguous landscapes, sexual, mental and non secular, of the human .

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Some themes and even some specific marks recur more than others, over a period of centuries. Within Hebrew books printed over the last several centuries, one form of printers’ escutcheon employed rather sparingly is the monogram made up of the printer’s or publisher’s initials. Many marks commonly referred to as monograms are actually ciphers, the two forms being distinct: “A monogram is a combination of two or more letters, in which one letter forms part of another and cannot be separated from the whole.

Abraham Yaari, “The Hebrew Press in Ostrog,” Alei Sefer 1 (Ramat Gan, 1975), 11 I. H. Van Eeghen, quoted in L. Fuks and R. G. Fuks-Mansfeld, Hebrew Typography in the Northern Netherlands 1585–1815. Historical Evaluation and Descriptive Bibliography (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1987), 2:288–89. ”12 Much of the Athias’s printing material, which was highly regarded, became the property of the Proops family in 1761. Immanuel Athias, who was known as Manuel, used as a device on the folio books he printed made up of the mirror-image of his initials, MJA, for Manuel ben Joseph Athias (fig.

The text of the title page of Bava Batra is taken from the title pages of the Benveniste Talmud, which in turn was taken from the Cracow 1602–05 Talmud, and was the text commonly used on the title pages of folio tractates. Of greater interest, however, is that the printer’s mark on the title page is Benveniste’s motif, the crest with the lion and tower, with no apparent modifications; here too, as noted above, it is such a good likeness that it may well be the original, used by Benveniste on his tractates.

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