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Original engravings and wood cuts of musical subjects from various 19th-century sources such as

"The Illustrated London News" and "The Graphic"

Original antique engravings and wood cuts over 100 to 175 years old


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Out Of The World
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"Out Of The World" by R. Lehmann

 
dated Saturday, June 25, 1870

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.5 x 11 inches
IMAGE SIZE (APPROX.): 8.875 x 8.875 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$15

Blessings on the Farmer's Home

(page of text on opposite side)

 

Blessings on the Farmer's Home

(page of text on opposite side)

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"Blessing on the Farmer's Home"
Words by Bayley, Music by Grattan Cooke

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
No printed date, but pencilled date of 1842

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

4 PAGES TOTAL, PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$25

Blessings on the Farmer's Home

(page of text on opposite side)

 

A Bridal Song

(page of text on opposite side)

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"A Bridal Song"
Words by Mark Lemon, Music by Frank Romer

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
January 30, 1858

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

4 PAGES TOTAL, PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER
SEE DAMP STAIN IN LOWER CORNER

$25

King Alfred

(page of text on opposite side)

 

King Alfred

(remainder of music on opposite side)

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"King Alfred"
The poetry by Charles MacKay, The symphonies and accompaniments by Sir H.R. Bishop

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
December 10, 1853

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

SHORT REPAIRED TEAR AT TOP MARGIN OF FIRST SHEET

4 PAGES TOTAL, PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$15

If His Heart Never Thobb'd With Affection

(music continues on opposite side)

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"If His Heart Never Thobb'd With Affection"

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
undated

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

$15

My Writing Desk

(text printed on opposite side)

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"My Writing Desk"

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Oct. 25, 1845

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

$15

...friends we have cherished so long

(text printed on opposite side)

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...friends we have cherished so long

[title not present, this page is contuation of song]

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Oct. 25, 1856 (pages 427 and 428)

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

$10

Stay! Stay! Vision of Youth and Grace

(see image on right for opposite side)

 

Stay! Stay! Vision of Youth and Grace

(see image on left for opposite side)

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"Stay! Stay! Vision of Youth and Grace"
The poetry by Charles MacKay, The symphonies and accompaniments by Sir H.R. Bishop

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
April 25, 1857

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$15

The Song of the Danube

(see image on right for opposite side)

 

Stay! Stay! Vision of Youth and Grace

(see image on left for opposite side)

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"The Song of the Danube"
"A Warrior Adoring the Infant Jesus" by Giorgione
"The Castle of St. Angelo, Rome" painted by Vernet

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Nov. 12, 1853

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

LIGHT HORIZONTAL CENTER CREASE

$15

Tuning Up

(text printed on opposite side)

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"Tuning Up" by E. K. Johnson

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
May 5, 1866

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

SEE RAGGED BOTTOM EDGE

$15

The Old Organ

(text printed on opposite side)

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"The Old Organ" from the picture by E. K. Johnson

 
from "The Graphic"
April 5, 1873

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 11.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$15

The Guitar Lesson

(text printed on opposite side)

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"The Guitar Lesson" by Terburg

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Dec. 9, 1876

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$15

Herr Joseph Joachim

(text printed on opposite side)

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Herr Joseph Joachim
The New Doctor of Music, Cambridge University

 
from "The Graphic"
March 10, 1877

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 11.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$20

The Swallow and The Robin

(see image on right for opposite side)

 

The Swallow and The Robin

(see image on left for opposite side)

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"The Swallow and The Robin"

 
probably from "The Illustrated London News"
undated

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

NOTE NARROW SIDE MARGIN

$15

England and France. A Song of Victory.

(text printed on opposite side)

 

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Sebastapol. England and France. A Song of Victory.
The poetry and music by Charles Mackay

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
September 29, 1855

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$20

Peace at Home

(text printed on opposite side)

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"Peace at Home"
The poetry by G. Douglas Thompson, Esq.
The music by Edward J. Loder

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
June 10, 1848

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$15

The Returned Lute

(text printed on opposite side)

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"The Returned Lute" A Ballad
Written and composed by J. Augustine Wade

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Jan. 17, 1846

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

$15

The Night March of the Volunteers

(see image on right for opposite side)

 

The Night March of the Volunteers

(see image on left for opposite side)

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"The Night March of the Volunteers"
Poetry by Mark Lemon, Esq.
Music composed by M. W. Balfe

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
undated

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

NOTE NARROW SIDE MARGIN

$15

May-Dew

(see image on right for opposite side)

 

May-Dew

(see image on left for opposite side)

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"May-Dew"

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
undated

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

NOTE LIGHT FOXING. RED STAMP LOWER LEFT ON BACK SIDE PAGE. THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF THE SONG. WE DO NOT HAVE THE STARTING PAGE.

$10

May-Dew

(see image on right for opposite side)

 

Jockey to the Fair

(see image on left for opposite side)

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title not present, but "Jockey to the Fair"

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
July 28, 1855

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF THE SONG. WE DO NOT HAVE THE STARTING PAGE.

$10

The Names on the Beech Tree

(see image on right for opposite side)

 

May-Dew

(see image on left for opposite side)

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"The Names on the Beech Tree"

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
undated

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

NOTE LIGHT FOXING. THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF THE SONG. WE DO NOT HAVE THE STARTING PAGE.

$10

Wild Flowers

(see image on right for opposite side)

 

Wild Flowers

(see image on left for opposite side)

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"Wild Flowers"

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
undated

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER

NOTE STAPLE HOLES UPPER CORNER. THIS IS A CONTINUATION OF THE SONG. WE DO NOT HAVE THE STARTING PAGE.

$10

Spanish Minstrels

(text printed on opposite side)

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"Spanish Minstrels" Painted by J. Phillip

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Aug. 30, 1856

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. NOTE UNEVEN TRIM ON LEFT SIDE.

$15

The Blind Minstrel and His Daughter

(text printed on opposite side)

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"The Blind Minstrel and His Daughter"
[Froment / Davidson Knowles]

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Jan. 14, 1882

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. MINOR RUMPLING IN LOWER MARGIN.

$15

The Strolling Musician

(text printed on opposite side)

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"Strolling Musician" by Baron

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Sept. 22, 1855

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. LIGHTLY AGE TONED, MINOR STAIN IN LEFT MARGIN, EDGE/CORNER WEAR.

$10

March composed by Her Excellency the Wife of Omer Pacha

(text printed on opposite side)

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"March composed by Her Excellency the Wife of Omer Pacha"

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
May 27, 1854

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. MINOR FOXING IN RIGHT MARGIN.

$15

The Trusting Heart

(text printed on opposite side)

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"The Trusting Heart"
The poetry by Charles Mackay
The symphonies and accompaniment by Frank Mori

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Aug. 30, 1856

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER.

$15

Part-Singing in the Time of Elizabeth

(text printed on opposite side)

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Part-Singing in the Time of Elizabeth
Drawn by G. Thomas

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Dec. 13, 1851

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER. PAPER IS AGE-TONED AND THERE ARE MINOR FOX MARKS.

$15

Part-Singing in the Time of Elizabeth

(text printed on opposite side)

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"The Girl and The Linnet"
A Ballad, Written and Composed by J. Augustine Wade

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
April 18, 1846

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER.

$15

Under the Holly Bough

(text printed on opposite side)

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"Under the Holly Bough"
The poetry by Charles Mackay
The music by G.W. Glover

 
from "The Illustrated London News"
Dec. 23, 1848

SHEET SIZE (APPROX.): 10.75 x 15.75 inches

PRINTING ON BOTH SIDES OF PAPER.

$15
 

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