Memorare Collection Catholic Music 1885
The Memorare: A Collection of Catholic Music: Containing Six Masses, A Short Requiem Mass, Vespers and a Variety of Miscellaneous Pieces Suitable for Morning and Evening Service, and for Family or Private Devotion. Anthony Werner, Oliver Ditson & Company, Boston, 1885.
Green paper over stiff boards & brown spine cloth. MISSING THE TITLE PAGE & FRONT ENDPAPER! STARTS AT FIRST MUSIC PAGE NAMED AT TOP - THE MEMORARE: A COLLECITON OF CATHOLIC MUSIC. Extensive pencil notes at the front inside cover & rear inside cover & endpaper. Inside rear hinge weak with bindery webbing showing. Moderate soiling to cover with some mild chipping at cover paper & rubbed edges. Clear pages with one page that has heavy bottom edge chipping/creases (slight loss of last bottom music bar), and a heavy vertical page crease to last page & endpaper. Possible second edition as the copyright dates on the bottom front cover show 1857 & 1885. About 9-3/4 x 11-1/2 oblong with 271 pp. plus index. Scarce Catholic music book.