Juvenile lyre: or hymns and songs, religious, moral, and cheerful, set to appropriate music. For the use of primary and common schools. Lowell Mason, E. Ives Jr.
Juvenile lyre: or hymns and songs, religious, moral, and cheerful, set to appropriate music. For the use of primary and common schools

Juvenile lyre: or hymns and songs, religious, moral, and cheerful, set to appropriate music. For the use of primary and common schools

Boston: Carter, Hendee, & Co., 1835. Slim 8vo, pp. viii, 9-72; contemporary and likely original black roan-backed marbled boards scuffed and rubbed, back free endpaper wanting; otherwise good and sound. First published in 1831 which edition contained the earliest appearance of "Mary Had a Little Lamb," by Sarah J. Hale. With 62 songs, hymns, and ballads, including "Mary Had a Little Lamb," and I am a Little Weaver." Includes national ballads, "a large portion of them are translated from works which were collected by the Rev. William C. Woodbridge, during a recent visit to Germany, and placed by him in the hands of the editors ... Most of them have been translated by Mr. S. F. Smith [of Andover Theological Seminary], in such a manner as to preserve the music as originally written ... A number [of songs] have been taken from an interesting little volume of Poems for Children, by Mrs. Sarah J. Hale" (preface). American Imprints 32870; Sabin 84048. Item #57535

Price: $125.00

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