Boston: Manning & Loring, 1804. 199,pp. Oblong. Contemporary half calf over blue paper-covered wooden boards. Front board broken, lacking outer half. Titlepage with several small tears, affecting first line of title and imprint; minor loss to last word in first line. Light scattered foxing and dampstaining. About good. Scarce musical work by William Cooper, containing 138 compositions. This is the issue without the copyright notice, which AMERICAN SACRED MUSIC IMPRINTS notes: "The lack of the copyright notice, which is found in both of the other issues, suggests that this preceded them." With an index, which indicates several tunes never before published. Scarce. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 6079 (another issue). AMERICAN SACRED MUSIC 161a. (Inventory #: WRCAM48507)
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