Harrisburg: Printed by Greer & Minshall, .
Quarter Leather. First Edition. First Edition of Joel Harmon’s Musical Primer. With musical theory at the start of the text, followed by many religious songs, their musical scores, and lyrics. Contemporary owner’s name on the front pastedown, dated December 27, 1825. Lacking the front endpaper. Else complete; 72 pp., with index and errata at the rear. OCLC notes that Joel Harmon “formed a class for ‘the study of music and improvement in the art of singing’ which met weekly in Harrisburg sometime during the 1820s.” Uncommon, with only one institutional holding listed on OCLC. Slight loss at the head of the spine, and some soiling to the paper boards. Quarter leather over drab paper boards. Very Good. (Catalogue of the American Library of the Late Mr. George Brinley, pt. III, 5918.).
Very Good binding.