Melodia Sacra; Anthems and Services from Dublin Cathedrals
1819; including pieces from Handel's Messiah
First edition, hardback, bound with leather spine and printed covers. 37 × 26.5cm, vi + 110pp 
Full title: Anthems and Services, in Score, as Performed in the Cathedrals of Christ Church and St Patrick; and in the Chapel of Trinity College, Dublin. Melodia Sacra, Second Volume.
A collection of music on lovely engraved sheets, and engraved dedication page to Charles, Lord Bishop of Kildare. The music includes pieces from Handel's Messiah and Edward Blake's I Have Always Set God Before Me. Each piece id arranged, with the original figured bass and an accompaniment for the organ or piano by David Weyman, himself a composer.
A heavily worn copy, with the binding in a weakened state. One page is detached and the rear board is nearly detached. the boards edges and spines are heavily worn, the pages tanned but remaining attractive. Quite a scarce title.
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