Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Item #48997 The Cantillation of the Bible. The Five Books of Moses. Solomon Rosowsky.
The Cantillation of the Bible. The Five Books of Moses
The Cantillation of the Bible. The Five Books of Moses
The Cantillation of the Bible. The Five Books of Moses
The Cantillation of the Bible. The Five Books of Moses

The Cantillation of the Bible. The Five Books of Moses

New York: The Reconstructionist Press, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. [9] 669pp. Blue buckram boards with gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Frontispeice with a b/w photographic reproduction of a page from a 13th-century mauscript of the book of genesis. This work by noted cantor and composer Solomon Rosowsky (1878 – 1962), is considered the definitive and most comprehensive work on the subject of the traditional Jewish cantillation for the reading of the Torah (pentatuch). Comprised of a detailed analysis of every aspect of this musical system, with countless figures containing musical notation throughout. Binding with light rubbing to extremities. Minor fraying to the head of the spine. Light staining to the top edge of the book block. Top of front free endpaper with markings in pen. Inteior back cover with a small stain. Book block tight, with pages clean throughout. Binding in very good-, interior in very good+ condition overall. Binding protected in modern mylar. vg- to vg+. Item #48997

Price: $150.00

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