New York, New York Public Library, 1960. Item #27295
Original Publisher’s Cloth. 8vo. Xix, 219 pages. Port. 25 cm. Includes 36-page bibliography of Bloch's publications, plus a 3-page index to that bibliography. “Bloch (1890–1957) was a U. S. Librarian, bibliographer, and reform rabbi. As head of the Jewish Division of the New York Public Library from 1923 to 1956 the library developed one of the major collections of Judaica in the United States. ” (EJ) CONTENTS: “Foreword, ” by the editors; “Joshua Bloch, an appreciation, ” by A. L. Lebeson; “Books and booklore: Two bookmen, ” by H. M. Lydenberg; “The new ornament of Jewish books, ” by J. Reider; “Medieval Hebrew manuscripts as bindings in the libraries and archives of Hungary, ” by A. Scheiber; “Elias Hutter's Hebrew Bible, ” by H. C. Zafren; “Biblical studies: Kinnor, nebel, cithärä, psalterium, ” by O. Kinkeldey; “Hebrew and Greek sense of tragedy, ” by R. H. Pfeiffer; “Rabbinics: Pharisaisms, a definition, ” by S. S. Cohon; “The terms yoshbei kranoth and am-haaretz, ” by C. W. Reines; “Language and folklore: A chapter on old West Semitic othography, ” by M. Tsevat; “The terms muhdath and hadath as descriptions of the Koran, ” by H. A. Wolfson; “Notes on some parallels to the ballad of The king's dochter Lady Jean, ” by D. De Sola Pool; “A Judaeo-Greek lament, ” by B. Schwartz. A Samaritan poem about Moses, ” by T. H. Gaster; “History: The Valenzin affair, ” by J. R. Marcus; “Cochin and some prominent Jewish personalities, ” by W. J. Fischel; “Prince Czartoryski, the émigré, on the Jewish problem, ” by A. G. Duker; “A bibliography of the writings of Joshua Bloch, ” by D. Steinglass. SUBJECT(S) : Judaism. Jews -- History. Printing, Hebrew. Jodendom. Joodse boeken. Joodse literatuur. Bloch, Joshua, 1890-1957. Very good condition. (FEST-1-57).