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Description: THREE PARLOR SONG SHEETS 1) "TELL ME PRETTY MAIDEN" from the musical comedy "Floradora", words and music Leslie Stuart, pub Harms Inc, NY, 1899. Condition: Excellent, pencil inscribed "Sally G" 2) "BEAUTIFUL STAR OF HEAVEN" by Louis A. Drumheller, pub Jos. Morris & Co, Philadelphia, PA, 1905, illus Starmer. Condition: tear at bottom edge, taped at left, otherwise very fine 3) "BLITZENDE STERNE" (sparkling stars) by A. Diederich, pub by Kaun & Bluemel Music Co, Milwaukee, WI & Richard Kaun, Berlin Ohio, 1898. Condition: Excellent, penciled on cover.View additional info »
Description: ONE PARLOR SONG SHEET: "OMAR PASKA'S MARCH, CROSSING THE DANUBE" by Charles Wels, pub by Firth Pond & Co, NY, St. Louis and New Orleans, 1853. Condition: very fine. And "ZUM II AMERIKANISCHEN BUNDES SCHUTZEN FEST" (Americ Schutzenfest marsch), (sharp shooter's march) by Emanuel Kuschbert, pub Bach & Kuschbert, Milwaukee, WI, and Ziegfeld Gerard & Co, Chicago, IL, entered according to Act of Congress in 1866 by Bach & Kusenbach, lithographer Charlie Schober, Chicago, IL. Condition: "about fine", ragged edges, text fine.View additional info »
Description: FIVE PARLOR SONG SHEETS: 1) "HAPPY THOUGHT WALTZ" by D.S. Mc Cosh, pub F.S. Chandler & Co, 1877, numerous advertising ads on cover as well as the sheet music from different establishments in the Milwaukee, WI area at that time. Condition: cover separated along the spine. 2) "CIRCUS GALOP" (solo, duet) by Wm. Groscurth, pub Oliver Ditson & Co, Boston, et al, 1888. Condition: about fine, tears noted (11 pages). 3) "MEDITATION" (for piano) by C.S. Morrison, pub John Church Co, 1896. Condition: large tears noted. 4) "THE SAILOR BOY'S DREAM" (Barcarolle for the piano) by Le Haghe, pub Theodore Presser, Philadelphia, PA, 1891. Condition: fine. 5) "ADMIRAL DEWEYS' GRAND TRIUMPHAL MARCH" by P. Marcel, pub F. Triffet, Boston, 1898. Condition: tears noted.View additional info »
Description: FIVE PARLOR SONG SHEETS: 1) "ROCOCO" Morceau Gralieux a la Gavatte by Wilh. Alelter, pub B.F. Wood Music Co, Boston, NY, Leipzig & London & by Bosworth & Co. Leipzig, London, Paris & Vienna, pub 1894. Condition: excellent. 2) "A LESSON WITH THE FAN" by Guy D'Hardelot, pub John Church Co., 1898. 3) "DER BLUMEN KLAGE" (complaining flowers), meditation for pianoforte by Adolf Diederich, pub Kaun & Bluemel Music Co. Milwaukee, WI 1898 and Richard Kaun, Berlin, OH, lithograph Ansty C.G. Roder, Leipzig. Condition: pencilled on cover 4) "AMARYLLIS" by Henry Ghys, transcribed by F. Brisson ("Old Drawing-room Favorites for the Piano), pub NY, G. Schirmer Design, 1899. Condition: pencilled on cover 5) "SONGS SACRED AND SECULAR" by Charles Gounod, "Ave Maria" Sacred Melody adapted to the First Prelude of J.S. Bach, pub G. Schirmer, design, 1899. Condition: excellent.View additional info »
Description: FIVE PARLOR SONG SHEETS: 1) "LAST NIGHT", pub The Michigan Stove Company (maker of Garland Stoves and Ranges), makers of stoves in Detroit, Chicago & Buffalo, no date, circa early 20th C., song in English and in German, having Aubrey Beardsley-type illustrations on cover. Condition: upper right hand corner torn away, other tears noted, ragged edges. 2) "STANDARD PATRIOTIC SONG FOLIO", a collection of up-to date patriotic songs, published by Eclipse Publishing Co., Philadelphia, PA, (no date), circa 1900, containing 50 songs commencing with the Star Spangled Banner, illus Starmer. Condition: extremely fine, (cover is separating but all intact in five shape), pen iscribed. 3) "IN STILLER NACHT" (in tranquill night), nocturne by H. Karoly, published by Kaun & Bluemel Music Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Richard Kaun, Berlin, OH, 1900. Condition: "extra fine", small tears noted. 4) "O DRY THOSE TEARS", composed by Teresa Del Riego, pub Chappell & Co. etc.,1901. 5) (Famous Marches), "INVINCIBLE EAGLE" by John Philip Sousa, pub The John Church Company, 1901. Condition: excellent.View additional info »