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Hermann Meyer founded a second-hand bookstore and the publishing house Universitas Booksellers in Jerusalem after his arrival in 1937. He was a major collector of Judaica, maps, travel books, topography and cartography. He specialized in the publication of topographic and cartographic research of Jerusalem.


Fischer, Ernst. Verleger, Buchhändler und Antiquare aus Deutschland und Österreich in der Emigration nach 1933. Stuttgart: Verband Deutscher Antiquare, 2011. 

Tyacke, Sarah, and Helen Wallis, eds. My Head Is a Map: Essays & Memoirs in Honour of R. V. Tooley. London: Francis Edwards and Carta Press, 1973.

  • Location: Jerusalem
  • Period: after 1937-at least 1972
  • Publisher(s): Hermann Meyer (February 1, 1901, Berlin - 1972, Jerusalem)
  • Main Focus: Israeli cartography; Reprints of old maps of Palestine
  • Number of Titles Published: unknown