Troy NY: P J Dooley, 1868.
First Edition. Paperback. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #14400
Library REBIND with plain thick card and plastic binding (original wraps bound in), library stamps/marks/labels, prior owner's signature, otherwise light wear. Solid paperback. ; Seminarian's manual of Gregorian chant. While no author is listed, the Encyclopedia of African American Religions, 2013, page 338 and the Historical Sketch of St. Joseph's Provincial Seminary, Troy, N. Y, 1905, page 70, attribute this work to Alexander Sherwood Healy. Father Healy, son of an Irish plantation owner and a Negro slave, was the second African-American priest of the Roman Catholic Church, after his brother James (who become the second Bishop of Portland, Maine and first African-American Catholic Bishop). He possessed one of the finest collections of classical sacred music in the United States, was chosen to be the personal theologian of John Joseph Williams, Fourth Bishop and first Archbishop of Boston, to the First Vatican Council in 1870. ; Ex-Library; 64 pages.