First published in 1889 by Ruebush, Kieffer & Co. Publishers, this songbook was republished in 1969 with revisions by John C. Rhodes and Joseph G. Beery. It contains some familiar hymns and tunes and some very old. The front of the book contains several pages of music rudiments in question and answer format which efficiently conveys a wealth of musical knowledge. Those with an interest in musical education may find the book worth purchasing just for this section. 192 pages; hardcover.