Collection of Early 19th century American sheet Music, bound in 2 volumes.

Unknown: 1835. Hard Cover. 4to. Unpaginated. N.d., ca. 1930s. Half leather over blue cloth boards with owner's name in gilt to front boards: E.F. Hogan. Two volumes, both disbound. Boards detached but text blocks holding. Sheet music for 56 songs in volume 1, 46 songs in volume 2. Handwritten index for each volume bound in at front, 3 pps per volume in neat cursive hand with page numbers. Heavy wear to boards, bumping to corners and scuffing to leather. Some soiling and foxing to text block, offsetting, some pages wrinkled and chipped. Eps and first few pps detached but present in both vols. Hand-paginated throughout. Titles of sheet music in Spensarian script. Privately bound compilation of 19th century American sheet music. Includes "The Bird at Sea," by Mrs Hemans with a b/w illustration of a ship at sea, "Behold! How Brightly Breaks the Morning," by Barcarolle as sung by Mr. Braham with a b/w illustration of ship at sea with lighthouse and cliff in the background, "I've Been Roaming," by H. Cavatina sung by Mrs. Hackett, and "Buy a Broom," as sung by Miss Rock, and more. Alphabetical index to the front of both volumes. Fair. Item #55943

Price: $200.00

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