Weber. Die Pennsylvanische Choral Harmonie...The Pennsylvania Choral Harmony (German and English)
Weber. Die Pennsylvanische Choral Harmonie...The Pennsylvania Choral Harmony (German and English)
Weber. Die Pennsylvanische Choral Harmonie...The Pennsylvania Choral Harmony (German and English)

Weber. Die Pennsylvanische Choral Harmonie...The Pennsylvania Choral Harmony (German and English)

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Weber, Thomas R. Die Pennsylvanische Choral Harmonie...The Pennsylvania Choral Harmony (German and English). [Allentown, Pa]: Printed by the Compiler., ca. 1852. Third Edition; with Additions and Improvements. . [8699]

Black leather binding that is separated in one piece from the text block, Fraktur-style heart cut outline on front that once featured a red leather (or some other material) inlay. Two red leather panels with gilt devices on spine. Oblong 16.75 cm (6 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches), lacks all free end papers. Title page weakly attached. (I)-XII, 1-288 pp., text complete. A few tattered leaves, light foxing. Fair.

The full title in English is, The Pennsylvania Choral Harmony, containing the principal Church Melodies; provided with German and English Text; Adapted to the use of Christian Churches of every denomination; comprising a number of the most popular pieces of eminent Composers - composed for three and four voices; Together with a concise introduction to the Art of Singing; designed for the use of Scholars, as well as for Public Worship, Families, Singing-Schools and Musical Societies. By T. R. Weber. Third Edition; with Additions and Improvements. Printed by the Compiler.

Stanislaw as the 2nd edition as 1849 and the 5th edition as 1859. He does not list this third edition.

A four-note shaped-note tunebook.

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