The bouquet of melody for MDCCCXLVIII : comprising a choice collection of songs, waltzes, &c., and ten beautifully executed lithographic embellishments

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Title The bouquet of melody for MDCCCXLVIII : comprising a choice collection of songs, waltzes, &c., and ten beautifully executed lithographic embellishments
Binding Hardcover
Publisher Firth & Hall, 1848.
Condition Very Good
Description Original cloth, decorated in gilt. AEG. $1000.00 "A musical annual." Publication comprised of various works previously published by Firth & Hall, and includes the original title pages, pagination, and plate numbers for each piece. Approx. 13" x 11" 4 hand colored plates. Jenny Lind litho.. Binding a bit loose, though complete and holding. Spine has some tearing. Front free endpaper has bottom tip torn away.Some foxing. Very good. Spring : grand waltz / Wm. Scharfenberg -- Summer : grand waltz / Henry C. Timm -- Autumn : grand waltz / Herrman S. Saroni -- Winter : grand waltz / Theod. Von La Hache -- Heloise polka / A.W. Berg -- The dying emigrant's prayer / words by H. Plunkett Grattan ; music by George Loder -- A first essay : "From thee, Eliza, I must part" / poetry by Burns ; music by Wm. Scharfenberg -- Speed away / words by Emily Weed ; music by Herrman S. Saroni -- I'm dreaming pleasant dreams, Willie! / words by Harriet Marion Ward ; music by John C. Andrews -- Erin, or, I love thee dear Erin! / words by Henry F. Watson ; music by W.C. Peters -- Jenny Lind : grande valse de caprice / Theod. Von La Hache -- La belle indienne : valse brillante / A.W. Berg -- Glen-Mary quadrilles / Allen Dodworth -- The mountain home quick-step / Francis H. Brown ; arr. by Samuel O. Dyer. Not located in any collection via Worldcat.

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