Philadelphia, Pa. Conrad Zentler, 1813. Hardcover. viii, 538,  p.; 18 cm. Signatures: pi4 A-3A6. Full calf with clasps; six spine compartments between raised bands. Printed in two columns. Wood-engraved title vignette, wood-engraved head-pieces and tail-pieces. Includes indices to names of tunes and titles. Initials "J.K." and year "1861" in ink on top page edges. Inscriptions on front free endpaper: "Abrm. Schultz 1813" and "John Kraup 1861." First Century of German Language Printing in the U.S., 1988, which states that this is a revised edition of the Schwenkfelder hymnbook printed in 1762 in Germantown, Pa., by Christoph Saur. Early Am. Imprints (Shaw & Shoemaker), 29737. Hymnal without music, as was typical of German-language hymnals of this period.
Initials "???" on fore-edges in ink. In Very Good Condition: lightly rubbed; name written fainly at head of front board; foxing and darkening of paper throughout; otherwise clean and tight. A solid copy with intact clasps. Very Good. Item #000995