Item No: frkm014000
Title: Tägliches Gesang Büchlein
Laid paper, ink.
Pro Patria, undetermined year or maker
Rare Book Department
Written in brownish black ink, in a careful bookhand with decorative initials; on paper with vertical chainlines, sewn in 8's and signed A-U W X-2B.
Binding: dark brown calf over thick bevelled wooden boards; covers blind-tooled with fillets to a panel design; two fore-edge clasps with leather straps and brass catches; brass corner bosses on front and back
This manuscript is similar to one at Brown University, RARE BV482,T25,
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.)
Ownership mark , front and back pastedowns, (Synnwirf? ____) 1871.
Schwenkfelder hymnbook. The text concludes with an alphabetical index of first lines.
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FLP Borneman Ms. 14