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181 Lind, Jenny Lithograph Portrait. "Jenny Lind"
No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original lithograph portrait, circa 1890 (8 3/4 x 10 1/2 inch) of her upper body. Jenny Lind (1820-1887), a Swedish soprano singer, master of coloratura. Known as the "Swedish Nightingale" appeared first in 1840 on stage, toured France, Germany and England as an operatic singer till retiring in 1849 to devote herself to concert singing. Toured the continent and spent her last years in England. Toured in the United States for P.T. Barnum 1850-52. Was married to Otto Goldschmidt (1852). 
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182 Liszt, Franz Lithograph Portrait. "Franz Liszt"
No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original lithograph portrait, circa 1890 (9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inch) of his head and shoulders. Franz Liszt (1811-1886), a Hungarian piano virtuoso and composer. Toured Europe on the concert stage, 1833-48, and settled in Weimar devoting himself to composing, writing, and conductor of court concerts (1848-61). Joined the Franciscan order in Rome in 1861and became 'Abbe Liszt' while teaching the rest of his life. Known for his symphonies, symphonic poems, oratorios, piano pieces, and Hungarian rhapsodies. 
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183 Lontag, Henriette Lithograph Portrait. "Henriette Lontag"
No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original lithograph portrait, circa 1890 (9 1/4 x 12 1/2 inch) upper body portrait. Henriette Lontag (1806-1854) was a German opera singer born in Cobelenz. 
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184 Magaret, E. C. (editor) Die Kleine Palme : Neueste Liedersammlung fur Sonntagschulen und Jugenovereine, Sowie fur Sonntage Abend und Andere Gottesdienste
Chicago, Illinois Meyer and Brother 1895 Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Staple bound, textured cardstock cover, very minor rubbing. Some splitting at front hinge. 165 pages with index. A collection of hymns in German, lyrics and musical score included. Also included portrait of Rev. F. W. Adomeit, Pastor of the German United Ev. (Zions) Church and 40 pages of advertisements for Cincinnati, Ohio, businesses in English, interspersed with religious illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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185 Manahan, Thomas and Geo. F. Root Original Sheet Music. "Brother Tell Me Of The Battle"
Chicago Root & Cady 1864 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Book 
Original white wrapper with a decorated black boarder surrounding black lettering on the front cover. 10 X 13 inches. 4 pages. This song tells the story of a soldier who has come home from the war to tell of the causalities. Foxing on all pages. Spots on the back cover. Pages are clean and complete. 
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186 Markova, Alicia Alicia Markova: Signed and inscribed portrait photograph
No Binding Fine Ephemera Inscribed by Author(s)
8 x 10 inches. Inscribed: "To Eleanor, Alicia Markova." No date, but circa 1942. Alica Markova (b. 1910, d. 2004) was an English ballerina, chorrographer, director and teacher. She established herself at an early age in Europe and came to the United States as part of the Russe Ballet de Monte Carlo in 1938. He fame eventually became world wide. The black and white photograph shows her in the costume of Zemphira in the ballet "Aleko" a role she created for the Ballet Theatre of New York. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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187 Marshall, Leonard The Harp of Praise : A New Collection of Church Music, for Choirs, Congregations, Singing Schools, and Conventions
Boston, Mass White, Smith & Co. 1875 Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
Part 1. Musical Notation, Singing School Department, and Vocal Culture. Part 2. Glees and Part Songs. Part 3. A Choice Collection of Hymn Tunes. Part 4. Anthems, Sentences and Chants. Part 5. Congregational Tunes. 352 pages; music scores; index; publisher's boards with leather spine showing cracking and missing chips. Collection of church music and the gospels. Very good clean copy. 
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188 Mason, Lowell, and George James Webb. The Vocalist : Consisting of Short and Easy Glees, or Songs, in Parts. Arranged for Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Bass Voices.
Boston, Mass J.H. Wilkins & R.B. Carter 1844 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
200 pages; music scores; handsome full leather binding (9 1/2 x 7 inch). Collection of religious music for the church in very good condition. Drawing in pencil in the back of a cow. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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189 Mason, Luther Whiting The New First Music Reader : Preparatory of Sight-Singing Based Largely Upon C. H. Hohmann
Boston, Mass Ginn & Company 1886 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
'The National Music Course'. vi, 120 pages; music scores; publisher's boards with green cloth spine, title on the cover (5 7/8 x 4 1/2 inch). Former owner's pencil marks and address. Collection of songs to learn with for young children. Very good clean copy. 
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190 Massine, Leonide Leonide Massine: Original Signed Photograph
No Binding Fine Ephemera Signed by Author(s)
Monte Carlo, Monaco. 1938. 5 3/4 x 8 inches. Leonide Massine (b. 1896, d. 1979) was a Russian ballet dance and choreographer. He is known for his creation of "symphonic ballets." He was also the co-founder, with Rene Blum, of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo in 1937. He danced with the comapny until 1943. This photograph, signed in black ink, shows Massine in costume and in a dance pose with the ballerina Nine Theilade (b. 1915) for their roles in Massine's ballet "St. Francis."Photographer not named. 
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191 McCarthy, Joe Original Portrait Photograph "Joe McCarthy"
New York, New York Unity No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
circa 1920s. Photograph (8 x 10 inch) in a studio pose of Joe McCarthy (1885-1945) who was an American song writer. He wrote lyrics for several editions of the 'Ziegfeld Follies' as well as many popular songs such as "You Made Me Love You, I Didn't Want to Do It" and "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows". He was a founding member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) in 1914. Fine clear copy. 
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192 McCarthy, Joe Original Portrait Photograph. "Joe McCarthy"
No Binding Collectible-Fine Book 
circa.1920s. Large b/w photograph (10 7/8 x 14 inch) of a studio upper body image of McCarthy. Embossed with Pack Bros. stamp in the lower right corner. Joe McCarthy (1885-1945) was an American song writer. He wrote lyrics for several editions of the 'Ziegfeld Follies' as well as many popular songs such as "You Made Me Love Your, Id Didn't Want to Do It" and I'm Always Chasing Rainbows'. He was a founding member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) in 1914. Fine clean copy. 
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193 Mead, C.H., G. E. Chambers, and W.A. Williams Silver Tones : A New Temperance and Prohibition Song Book Containing the Most Popular Songs Sung By The Silver Lake Quartette for Use in W.C.T.U., Temperance, and Prohibition Party Work, Religious Meetings, Entertainments, Evenings of Song, Etc.
Wanock, Ohio W.A. Williams, Publisher 1892 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
111, [16] pages; music scores; publisher's pink boards with title on the cover (5 1/2 x 7 3/4 inch). Collection of Temperance and Prohibition songs for meetings. Very good clean copy. 
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194 Menuhin, Yehudi Violin Recital By Yehudi Menuhin. Artur Balsam, Accompanist. . Sunday Afternoon. March Thirteenth, 1932 at 3:30
Boston, Massachusetts Symphony Hall 1932 Soft cover Collectible-Good Book Signed by Author(s)
12 pages; paper wrapper (5 5/8 x 8 5/8 inch) with title on the cover. Small water stain at the top (1 x 2 inch). Former owner's name in ink on the cover. Yehudi Menuhin's full signature in ink on the cover. (This is an example of his 1930's signature. In his long career his signature differs considerably) This is the program for a recital held on March 13, 1932, in Symphony Hall in Boston. Yehudi Menuhin (1916-1999) is considered to be one of the greatest violinists of the 20th century. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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195 Merritt, Alice Lithograph Portraits "Mrs. Oates"
No Binding Collectible-Very Good Book 
Original lithograph portrait, circa 1890 (8 3/4 x 10 3/4 inch). Alice Merritt, Mrs. James A. Oates (1849-1887) an American singer and actress. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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196 Midgley, Richard Original Autographed Letter Signed. "Richard Midgley"
No Binding Fine Book 
Original autographed letter signed by Richard Midgley. New York City. 3 pages. Dated September 22, 1948. 5 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches. Written on "The Lambs, New York stationary". Richard Midgley (1910-1956) was an American actor. He appeared in three Broadway plays and also had two appearances in early television. This letter is written by Richard to his brother Charles. Charles Midgley (1899-1985) was both a jazz and classical piano and composer. He played in Horace Heidt's orchestra in the 1920's and also composed music. After 1950 he lived in Sacramento and continues to write music. In this letter, Richard writes his brother Charles in Hollywood that he has bone to Charles' New York agent "Shubert" and asked for the return of a waltz that Charles had left with the agent. Richard also adds that his career (as and actor) is proceeding and that it "looks like a good season" in New York. Letter has been folded. Letter is clean. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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197 Morris, Clara Stage Confidences : Talks About Players and Play Acting
Boston, Mass Lothrop Publishing Company 1902 First Edition Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
316 pages; illustrations; gilt design on the cover and gilt lettering on spine; bound in burgundy cloth with gilt edging to the top of the pages. Written by Morris in the form of a series of chapters as advice for young women who want to go on the stage and request an answer. The question is "What chance has a girl in private life of getting on the stage?". Very good clean copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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198 Morrison, D.H. The Treasury of Song for the Home Circle: The Richest, Best-Loved Gems : Sacred and Secular. . The Choicest and Grandest Harmonies . Comprising Their Favorite Songs, Hymns, Glees, Madrigals, Ballads, . To Promote the Happiness of Every Home
London, England World Publishing Company Hardcover Collectible-Very Good Book 
452 pages; music scores; index; gold color cloth publisher's binding with design on the cover. Collection of songs, music and biographies for home entertainment. Very good clean copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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199 Nash, Ogden Four Prominent So and So's
Simon and Schuster 1934 1st Edition Soft cover Collectible-Very Good Book Soglow, Otto 
Staple bound, cardstock cover with comic illustrations, minor rubbing. 15 pages. Frederic Ogden Nash (1902-1971) was a very popular writer of light verse. This booklet includes the lyrics and music (by Robert Armbruster) of a song written for the Dutch Treat Show in 1933. In the song, Mr. Nash cast aspersions at the marital status of the parent of prominent bankers and politicians, popular targets for satire during the Great Depression. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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200 Nevin, Gordon Balch A Primer of Organ Registration
Philadelphia, PA Oliver Ditson Company 1920 Hardcover Collectible-Fine Book 
"The Music Students Library". xi, 103 pages; frontis, illustrations, music scores; dictionary in back; bound in red cloth binding with gilt title on the cover and spine (wear to spine title). Former owners name in ink inside the cover "Mary C. Fong 7/45" with Fuhrman Music Company, Stockton, Ca stamp on the front flyleaf. Everything you wanted to know about the Organ. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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