Streeter, Sebastian, and Russell Streeter >>
Title New Hymn Book, Designed for Universalist Societies, the : Compiled from Approved Authors, with Variations and Additions (1832)
Book Condition Good+ with no dust jacket
Edition Fifth Edition
Publisher Boston: Marsh, Capen & Lyon; 1832
Seller ID 20204
408 pages; 32mo (4") 10 cm; Black leather hardcover, 4 x 6.5 inches, 1.25 inches thick, 408 pages, gilt title on spine, gilt decor on boards, 2 indexes, 550 hymns with lyrics, metrical marking, topic, and indication if tune is major or minor. Author names given in index. No tunes. ; Originally published 1829. This is 5th edition (5th printing) stated, 1832. Published by Boston: Marsh, Capen & Lyon. ; The Rev. Sebastian Streeter (1783-1867) and his brother, the Rev. Russell Streeter (1791-1880) were well-known Universalist preachers, newspaper editor-publishers and hymnwriters of the early 19th century. ; Book shows moderate wear to extremities. Gilt sharp and readable. Light foxing throughout. Main defect: endpapers are marked with owner name, name of an historical society, and some juvenile scribbles, all in old ink. Interior clean, everything readable. Binding tight. Scarce.