Swan, M. L. The New Harp of Columbia: A System of Musical Notation with a Note for each Sound, and a Shape for each Note: containing a variety of most excellent Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Odes and Anthems, Happily Adapted to Church Service, Singing Schools and Societies. Original and Selected. Nashville: Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South, ca. 1895. 
ca. 1895 with one of the agents being Barbee, who was active in the 1890's. Date obliterated on front, no title page.
Green cloth spine with printed paper boards, old cloth strip repairs to cover fold, now ineffective with covers detached. Oblong, 14 cm (6 x 9 1/4 inches. DEFECTIVE: lacking first 6 pp., including title page. 7-224 pp. Poor. Hardcover.
Seven-shape shape-note music system.
With a signed provenance card from the collection of A. Merril Smoak, Jr., DWS.