Universitas Booksellers

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