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The Song of Songs

By: [Solomon][Bible]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 14832

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued

Publisher's full peach silk, gilt lettering on spine, in slipcase. Illustrated with six copperplate engravings including an engraved frontispiece by Ru Van Rossem. The Song of Songs, also known as the Song of Solomon, is one of the scrolls of the "Writings", the last section of the Hebrew Bible, and the fifth of the "wisdom" books of the Christian Old Testament. Scripturally, the Song of Songs is unique in its celebration of sexual love. It gives "the voices of two lovers, praising each other, yearning for each other, proffering invitations to enjoy". The two are in... View more info