The Harmonist, 1837 Methodist Shape Note Tunebook
The Harmonist, 1837 Methodist Shape Note Tunebook
The Harmonist, 1837 Methodist Shape Note Tunebook
The Harmonist, 1837 Methodist Shape Note Tunebook

The Harmonist, 1837 Methodist Shape Note Tunebook

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The Harmonist: being A Collection of tunes from the most approved Authors; adapted to every variety of metre in the Methodist Hymn-Book. And, for particular occasions, A Selection of Anthems, Pieces, and Sentences. New-York: T. Mason & G. Lane, for the Methodist Episcopal Church...James Collord, Printer., 1837. New Edition, in Patent Notes - Revised and Greatly Enlarged. [8778]

Leather spine, printed paper boards, scuffed and worn. Oblong 15 cm ( 5 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches), (iii.)-xiv., 1-384 pp. DEFECTIVE: lacking title page, (text otherwise complete). Good. Hardcover.

Stanislaw 76. The first edition of this four-shape shape-note tunebook. "Probably by Timothy B. Mason and/or William C. Brown...The Harmonist was a revised continuation of The Methodist Harmonist."

With a signed provenance card from the collection of A. Merril Smoak, Jr., DWS.