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World War One Sheet Music Collection

Publication Date: 1918
Used Condition: good Soft cover
From Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents (Glen Head, NY, U.S.A.)

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Five pieces of sheet music, all first editions, with score for piano and lyrics for voice - 2 are 4to in size, 2 folio. wraps. 1-"Jim, Jim , I Always Knew you'd Win". Music by Harry von Tilzer, Words by Ben Ryan and Bert Hanlon. 4to. Cover design by E H Pfeiffer showing soldier waving goodby to his mother. Bright colorful cover, good condition, somewhat worn but no major faults, owner signed. published by Tilzer, NY, 1918. 2-"You'll Have to Put Him to Sleep with the Marseillaise and wake him up with a OO-La-La. " music by vonTilzer, words by Andrew Sterling. Bright colorful cover of a sexy French lass being kissed by a soldier. 4to. Vg one tiny closed side tear (no loss). no ownership marks. Tilzer, 1918. 3- "I Don't Want to Get Well". Music by Harry Jentes; words by Harry Pease and Howard Johnson. sm folio. Leo Fesit, New York, 1917. Cover shows wounded soldier in hospital bed being comforted by beautiful nurse. Good, some cover soiling, music slightly toned; no ownership marks. 4-"Over There" Feist, NYC, 1917. Bright very bold cover design (based on sketch by Henry Hutt) of 4 dancing soldiers holding their hats high. Folio. VG, light wear, no ownership marks; lyrics in both French and English. 5-"We'll Keep Things Going till the Boys Come Home Won't We Girls?". folio. Music by Alfred Solman. words by Andrew Sterling. NY. Joe Morris Music Co. 1917. Cover illustration of huge crowd of well-dressed women in a city street designed by Starmer. VG lightly toned; no ownership marks. Collection 5 pieces: Bookseller Inventory # a89225

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Publication Date: 1918

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:good

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