A beautiful group of 16 examples of early to mid-20th century American sheet music, most 4-8 pp., the covers noteworthy for their bright and colorful patriotic imagery, including Uncle Sam, military figures, war scenes, the Statue of Liberty, and women wearing flags, by a wide range of composers. Some minor soiling and edgewear, several with small tears and/or creasing, two with covers detached, several with retailers stamps to front covers, overall very good. Various sizes, 4to. to small folio. Items loose as issued. Various places, with most published in New York City, 1904-1943.
A wonderful assortment of early 20th century patriotic sheet music with eye-catching cover illustrations.
Titles included are:
A Toast to the USA - Mantle Club (1938)
Battle in the Sky - J. Luxton (1915)
Camouflage (Nut Song No. 2) - L. Wolfe Gilbert & Anatol Friedland (1917)
Columbia March - Seneca G. Lewis (1917)
The Columbian Patrol - E.S. Phelps (1917)
Dear Old Yankee Land - Harry Lester Mason & Chas. Cartmell (1908)
For Your Country and My Country (The Official Recruiting Song) - Irving Berlin (1917)
Her Boy in Blue (March Song & Chorus) - Chas. W. Doty (1904)
Johnny Zero - Mack David & Vee Lawnhurst (1943)
Oh! How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning - Irving Berlin (1918)
The Ragtime Soldier Man - Irving Berlin (1912)
We Did It Before and We Can Do It Again - Cliff Friend & Charlie Tobias (1941)
What Kind of an American Are You? ("What Are You Doing Over Here?") - Lew Brown, Chas. McCarron, & Albert Von Tilzer) (1917)
When Uncle Sammy Leads the Band - Lou Klein & Harry Von Tilzer (1916)
Yankee Boy (March & Two Step) - Griffith J. Jones (1905)
Yankiana (March & Two-Step) - E.E. Loftis (1905).
Book ID: 50285