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Mele Hawaii. By H. Berger

Berger, Henry

Published by J.H. Soper / The Hawaiian News Co, Honolulu, 1888
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18 pieces of sheet music. Original black cloth, front cover with gilt title, spine and corners worn, light dampstain on lower margins. This set lists 13 songs on the first three covers, with a Hawaiian copyright date of 1888 and the Soper imprint on numbers 1-4 and 6-14, with The Hawaiian News Co. imprint on item 5 (which has the corrected spelling for no. 14); issue 14 has the incorrect title reading on the cover, issues 15-18 have the corrected reading. "During 1884 and 1886 Honolulu bandmaster Henry Berger had a collection of sheet music published. With the excerption of Aloha Oe by Princess Liliuokalani, the pieces were his own compositions. Each was published separately with an identical pictorial title cover featuring a circular vignette of Diamond Head framed by palm trees. At the right of the scene is a list of songs in the collection, with the title of the composition within underlined," Forbes 3574. Bookseller Inventory # 28800

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Title: Mele Hawaii. By H. Berger

Publisher: J.H. Soper / The Hawaiian News Co, Honolulu

Publication Date: 1888

Binding: Hardcover

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