Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc. Stephen Collins Foster.
Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.
Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.
Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.
Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.
Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.
Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.
Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.
Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.
Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.
Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.
Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.

Bound volume of 1850s sheet music including My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night (1853), Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long (1851), Nelly Bly (1850), Melinda May (1850), etc.

Hardcover. Quarto, half leather and cloth boards with leather label on cover from original owner, Bella M. Henderson of Washington, PA. Binding in good condition, moderate wear and rubbing, contents for the main part good. "My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night" published by Firth, Pond in 1853, probably first printing, is good with some foxing and finger marks; "Oh Boys Carry Me 'Long" published by Firth, Pond in 1851 -- also likely a first printing -- is good with foxing, edgewear and soil, one page with short closed tear; "Nelly Bly" (Firth, Pond, 1850--20th ed.) is good with some soil, foxing and light wear; "Melinda May" (Baltimore, Benteen, 1850, probable first printing) is in fair condition with first page of music with some long repaired tears and old patching, usual soil and foxing. There are also many other pieces including Brown's "Gipsey Schottish" with lithograph cover, "The Germanians Radetsky March" by Helmsmuller, Nelson's "Highland Mary" with words by Burns, Crannis's "Do They Miss Me At Home?" "The Old Maid," Barker & Hutchinson, "Uncle Sam's Farm," Winnemore's "Stop Dat Knocking at My Door, sung by the Christy Minstrels," which contains the lyrics, "She was the prettiest yeller Gal that eber I did see, She never would go walking, Wid any Colored Man but me..." Freeman's "Matrimonial Sweets," and several others. Good. Item #H16293

Price: $300.00

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