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

Cincinnati, (Ohio): Printed and published by E. Morgan and Son, 1838. "Stereotype 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. American Imprints 49573. Morgan 3380. This edition more widely held than other earlier ones (OCLC locates 17 copies). Half of front endpaper torn away, religious-themed manuscript note tipped to preface leaf, but a good copy, quite presentable for this title, generally found heavily worn. Original leather-backed printed boards (severely rubbed, corners and edges eroded). (9513). Item #62141

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