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The American Harmony: or, Royal Melody Complete  

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The American Harmony; Or, Royal Melody Complete

Tans'ur, William


Daniel Bayley



2 volumes in 1 (as issued). 5, [1],10, [4], 96 pages of music (lacking pp. 33-40); [4], 96 pages of music (lacking pp. 65-66). (Oblong 8vo), 13x20.3 cm (5x8"), period calf. Seventh Edition, with additions.

Scarce early American musical text. Evans, 12240. William Tans'ur was an English hymn-writer, composer of West gallery music, and teacher of music. His output, quite influential in New England, includes approximately a hundred hymn tunes and psalm settings and a Te Deum. 

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Binding well worn, chips at spine ends, front hinge starting; stains and dampstains, leaves toned, a few pencil marks; good.

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