Kohen, Gershom ben-Solomon
- (d. 1544)Bohemian printer. He produced four prayerbooks, an edition of the Pentateuch, and an illustrated edition of the Passover Haggadah. He received a royal patent which authorized him to be the only Hebrew printer in Bohemia.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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