Tägliches Gesang Büchlein


Item Info

Item No: frkm013000
Title: Tägliches Gesang Büchlein
Material: Laid paper, ink.
Category: Hymnal
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Manuscript codex

Written in brownish black ink, in a careful bookhand with decorative initials; on paper with horizontal chainlines. Gathered in 8s and signed A-T.

Bound in dark brown calf over thick bevelled wooden boards; covers blind-tooled with fillets to a panel design; two fore-edge clasps with brass catches.

Manuscript hymnbooks of this type preceded the first printed one, published under title: Neu-Eingerichtetes Gesang-Buch. Germantown, Pa. : Christoph Saur, 1762. (The present manuscript contains a different text.)

Schwenkfelder hymnbook. The text concludes with an alphabetical index of first lines.

Provenance: Owner Susanna Kraussen inherited from George Hoffmann grandfather, who was a Schwenkfelder (1765)

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1742
Image Dimensions Width: 20 cm
ShelfMark: FLP Borneman Ms. 13

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