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Eleven (11) 19th/20th century books related to music, religion, literature, and other subjects, including Philadelphia Harmony by Andrew Adgate, 1801. 1st item: Philadelphia Harmony or A Collection of Psalm Tunes, Hymns, and Anthems, selected by A. Adgate. together with the Rudiments of Music on a New & improved Plan, by Andrew Adgate, published by Matthew Carey, Philadelphia, 1801. Hardcover oblong octavo, 110 pages. Paper label reading "584" to front cover. 5 5/8" H x 9 1/2" W x 3/4" D. 2nd item: The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Translated Out of the Original Greek, published by the American Bible Society, New York, 1859. Hardcover 32mo, 306 pages. Ink inscription reading "No. 583" to interior of front cover, Taylor family Civil War era inscription dated October 9, 1864 to front end paper. 4 3/4" H x 3 1/4" W x 3/4" D. 3rd item: Hudibras: in Three Parts: Written in the Time of the Late War, by Samuel Butler, Esq., printed and published by W. Borradaile, 1829. Hardcover 32mo, 312 pages. Paper label reading "589" to interior of front cover. 5 3/8" H x 3" W x 1 1/8" D. 4th item: The Defining Spelling Book, or Tutor's Assistant, Designed to Connect Ideas with Words, or Sense with Sound, Second Edition, by Nathan Carter, printed by Johnston and Edwards, Madisonville, 1826. Hardcover 16mo, 214 pages. Paper label reading "165" to front cover. 6 3/4" H x 5" W x 7/8" D. 5th item: The Life of John Eliot, The Apostle of the Indians, published by the American Sunday-School Union, 1829. Hardcover 30mo, 155 pages. Paper label reading "40" to front cover. 5 3/4" H x 3 3/4" W x 1 1/4" D. 6th item: The Quarterly Review; Vol XLII published in January and March 1830, editorial by John Murray, published by Wells and Lilly, Boston, 1830. Hardcover octavo, 536 pages. 9" H x 6" W x 1 3/4" D. 7th item: Geography: Or, A Description of the World. In Three Parts, Thirteen Edition, by Daniel Adams, A.M., printed and published by Lincoln and Edmands, Boston, 1831. Hardcover 12mo, 335 pages. 7 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W x 1 1/8" D. 8th item: Analekta 'Ellenika Meizona Sive Collectanea Graeca Majora ad Usum Academicae Juventutis Cum Notis Philologicis, Quas Partim Collegit, Partim Scripsit, Vol. I, by Andreas Dalzel, A.M., published by Hilliard Gray and Co., Boston, Kimber and Sharpless, Philadelphia, 1835. Hardcover octavo, 170 pages. Paper label reading "581" to interior of front cover. 8 7/8" H x 5 3/4" W x 1 7/8" D. 9th item: One Hundred and Fifty Selected Views of Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, National Cemetery, and Missionary Ridge, published by Rollins and Hardison, Lookout Mountain War Relic Museum, 1910. Paperback oblong octavo, 73 pages. 6 1/8" H x 9 1/2" W x 1/4" D. 10th item: History of the Alamo and of the Local Franciscan Missions, Third Edition, by Henry Ryder-Taylor, published by Nic Tengg, San Antonio, circa 1908. Paperback 12mo, 98 pages. Ink inscription reading "No. 577" to front cover. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W x 1/4" D. 11th item: Roaring Jokes, No. 42, Compiled by A Star Performer, published by Royal Publishing Company, New York, 1915. Paperback 16mo, 58 pages, 6 advertising pages. 5 1/4" H x 3 7/8" W x 1/4" D. Provenance: Estate of Anne Harrison Taylor & Joseph Franklin Taylor, Morristown, TN. Note: The numeral ink inscriptions on several of the items likely refers to an inventory list created by Joseph Feamster Taylor (1892-1965) of Whitesburg, TN. Joseph Feamster Taylor was the son of Franklin Walter Taylor (1854-1919), grandson of Franklin William Taylor (1810-1897), and great grandson of Lieutenant William Graham (1786-1857, who served circa 1807-1815 in the Sixth Regiment in the Tennessee State Militia), and father of Joseph Franklin Taylor (1934-2015).
CONDITION: All books with wear, surface stains to covers, areas of loss/tears/cracking to leather covers, corners bumped. Pages with toning, acid burn, tears, foxing spots, staining, fraying, to be expected from age. Several with pencil or ink inscriptions from previous owners. 1st item: Spine nearly separated from covers.