Auld, Alexander. The Ohio Harmonist; A Collection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, from the best Authors: to which is added A Supplement of Temperance Songs; for the use of Congregations, Singing Schools, Temperance Meetings, and Musical Associations; consisting of Three Parts: Parts I. and III. containing the Seven Syllables, in Patent Notes. Part II. contains the Four Syllables, in Patent Notes. Also, containing The Rudiments of Music, on a Plain and Concise Plan. Washington, Ohio: A. Auld and Joshua Martin, 1846. First Edition. 
Leather spine probably with paper-covered boards, long ago covered in gold & blue floral-pattern cloth. Cloth largely gone from spine, spine chipped with loss, front board is detached. Oblong 11.75 cm (4 5/8 x 8 3/4 inches), 160 pp., text complete, some light foxing & small stains. Good. Hardcover.
A seven-note shaped-note tunebook.
Alexander Auld (1816-1898), b. Milton, PA; d. Deersville, Oh. Auld was a farmer, singing-school teacher, hymnwriter and tunebook composer. He wrote the song The Hills of Ohio, and compiled and published The Ohio Harmonist in 1847 (with Joshua Martin), and The Key of the West (1856).
With a signed provenance card from the collection of A. Merril Smoak, Jr., DWS.