The Missouri Harmony; or, A Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, and Anthems, from Eminent Authors; With an Introduction to the Grounds and Rudiments of Music. To which is added, a supplement, containing a number of admired tunes of the various metres, and several choice pieces, selected from some of the most approved collections of sacred music, by an amateur.

Cincinnati, (OH): Morgan and Sanxay, 1836. "Sterotype edition" (first published in St. Louis in 1820, then reprinted in Cincinnati in 1825, 1827, and 1830 and annually there, 1832-1841). Oblong 4to. 200, 40 pp. Shape-note notation for three or four voices. All of the early editions are uncommon in trade. OCLC locates 11 copies of this edition (UCLA, Chicago Public, Manchester College, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Boston Public, Appalachian State, Duke, Moravian Music Foundation, Princeton, Cincinnati/Hamilton County Public, Ransom Center). Original roan-backed printed boards (severely rubbed, corners and edges eroded). Spine ends chipped, front joint separated, lacking all front endpapers to title page, title page worn and soiled, with one repair to verso, claiming several letters in the title. Still a good copy. (2486). Item #56055

Price: $850.00

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