Wakefield, Samuel; M'Lain, Lazarus B. The Christian's Harp, containing a choice selection of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Suited to the various Metres now in use among different Religious Denominations in the United States: designed for the use of Public and Family Worship; By Samuel Wakefield, Esq. Corrected, Enlarged and Much Improved by Lazarus B. M'Lain. Pittsburgh: Johnston & Stockton, 1837. Second Stereotyped Edition. 
Leather spine with printed paper boards, front detached, rear joint fragile, lacking some of the backstrip. Small oblong 10.5 cm (4 1/4 x 7 inches). Lacks the title page & front free end papers. (iii.)-xiv., 15-160, 1-64; text complete except for the title page leaf (i.-ii.). Ink stamp of Davenport Museum on preface & rear fly page, ink numbers beneath. Good. Hardcover.
Stanislaw 246. A four-shape shape-note tunebook.
Samuel Morton Wakefield (1799-1895), b. Franklin Co., PA; d. West Newton, PA. "He served as a drummer in the War of 1812. He became a Methodist minister in 1820...In addition to being a minister, he was also a tailor, singing teacher, and a state legislator. He published several collections of sacred music..." - entry at FindaGrave online.
With a signed provenance card from the collection of A. Merril Smoak, Jr., DWS.