Ithaca: A.P. Searing & Co., 1824. Quarter dark brown leather with paper boards, leather label with titling gilt to spine. 1f. (recto title, verso copyright), 1f. (recto preface, verso "Dictionary of Musical Terms"), 33, ii-[iv], -231, [i] (index) pp.
Contemporary ownership signature and several bars of manuscript musical notation to recto of front endpaper.
Binding quite worn, rubbed, and bumped, with considerable loss of paper to boards; hinges cracked. Somewhat browned and dampstained, especially at upper portion of leaves; many signatures detached; tears to inner margins of several leaves not significantly affecting text; some loss to several blank inner margins; other minor defects.
Reed was active as both a composer and tune book compiler in the Ithaca and Utica, New York areas in the early decades of the 19th century. Item #30636
Price: $75.00 other currencies