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cover of The Great Organ: John Wanamaker, Philadelphia

The Great Organ: John Wanamaker, Philadelphia

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Published
1929
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Fine
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Philadelphia: John Wanamaker, 1929. Paperback. Fine. 11, [1] p.: illustrations; 19 cm. Stapled illustrated card covers printed in red and black. Contains a short history of the John Wanamaker organ through 1926, with a list of the complete stop specifications. Scarce. In Fine Condition: clean and bright.
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cover of Chamber Music Concert by the Maquarre Ensemble -- For the Benefit of American Over-Seas Committee of the Emergency Aid

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Philadelphia: Maquarre Ensemble, 1917. Pamphlet. Very Good -. [4] p.; 18 cm. The concert was to raise money for relief to Europe during World War One. The Maquarre Ensemble was founded in 1913 by Daniel Maquarre, listed as conductor and flute on this program. Daniel Maquarre (1881-?) was born in Brussels; after coming to the United States he… Read more
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cover of Keep Smiling: Everybody Sings With Dan

Keep Smiling: Everybody Sings With Dan

by McGarrigan, Daniel J.

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Published
1930
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Near Fine
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Philadelphia: Daniel J. McGarrigan Entertainment Bureau, 1930. Near Fine. [4] p.: portrait; 25 cm. Daniel J. McGarrigan was a Philadelphia musician who was active as early as 1910 and into the 1940s, leading sing-alongs at organization banquets. His orchestra was dubbed the "Serpents Hips" at a football banquet at Ursinus College in 1924. This booklet contains the lyrics… Read more
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cover of Common Ground -- Autumn 1942

Common Ground -- Autumn 1942

by Guthrie, Woody; Bontemps, Arna, et al.

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Published
1942
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Good
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New York: Common Council for American Unity, 1942. Paperback. Good. 120 p.: illustrations, music; 23 cm. Paperback. Contents: The American Experience and European Reconstruction by David Dempsey -- The Heritage of the Refugee by Martin Gumpert -- The Tooth-Dentist by Jean Thomas -- Names by Louis Adamic -- Manzanar: Relocation Center by Robert L. Brown -- This Isn't… Read more
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cover of America's National Songs: Revised and Enlarged; Fully Harmonized for Voice, Piano or Organ

America's National Songs: Revised and Enlarged; Fully Harmonized for Voice, Piano or Organ

by Vickers, George Morley

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Published
1895
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Very Good -
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Philadelphia: Lit Brothers, 1895. Pamphlet. Very Good -. Copyrighted 1892, 1894, and 1895 by Geo. M. Vickers. [20] p.: music; 21 cm. Light blue wrapper printed in dark blue with cover illustration of eagle, woman with lyre, and four American flags. "Columbian Edition" -- at head of front wrapper. George Morley Vickers (1841-1908) was an American author and… Read more
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cover of Neue Bilder

Neue Bilder

by Eulenberg, Herbert

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Published
1918
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Very Good
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Berlin: Bruno Cassirer, 1918. Hardcover. Very Good. Zwanzigste Auflage." xi, [1], 364, [3] p.; 18 cm. White cloth with grey spine and cover titles; blue and yellow decoration and front cover illustration. Publisher's catalog on three pages following text. The author, Herbert Eulenberg (1876-1949), was a German poet, playwright, and author of fiction and nonfiction. This collection of… Read more
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cover of Grace Slick with Jefferson Airplane poster

Grace Slick with Jefferson Airplane poster

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Published
1966
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Very Good
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1966. Poster. Very Good. 1 black-and-white poster 32 x 22 inches (folded). Apparently removed from a magazine. No text except "please cut along dotted line" on tab at upper left-hand corner. No publication information. Appears to be from late 1966 or 1967. Scarce. In Very Good Condition: folded, as issued; minor rubbing at a few folds; closed 7… Read more
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cover of Mr. William Shakespeare's Songs

Mr. William Shakespeare's Songs

by Shakespeare, William; Keller, Henry G.

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Published
1916
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Very Good
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Cleveland, OH: Drama League of America, 1916. Paperback. Very Good. 15 p.: illustrations; 21 cm. Plain wrapper with yapp edges, printed in red and black with wrapper illustration; tied. "Four original Drawings by Henry G. Keller. Typography and Lettering by Horace Carr." This is one of a limited edition of 2,000 copies. Contains lyrics to 13 songs found… Read more
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cover of The Lansdowne Choristers Present H.M.S. Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

The Lansdowne Choristers Present H.M.S. Pinafore by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

by Lansdowne Choristers

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Published
1934
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Near Fine
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Lansdowne, Pa: Lansdowne Choristers, 1934. Pamphlet. Near Fine. [12] p.; 23 cm. Green cover; stapled. The program from a production of H.M.S. Pinafore by the Lansdowne Choristers under the direction of Katharine Yardley Thurber (d. 1954) for the benefit of the Lansdowne Fire Company in the Lansdowne High School on Nov. 1 and 2, 1934. They were accompanied… Read more
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cover of Apollo Orchestra program -- Conductor J. W. F. Leman with soprano Bertha Hirshberg

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Philadelphia: Apollo Orchestra, 1918. Pamphlet. Fine. [4] p.; 13 cm. Folded card printed in black. Program for an open rehearsal on May 5, 1918, at "Broad Street Drawing Rooms," 715 N. Broad St., Philadelphia. "Invitation Rehearsal" -- on front cover. Conducted by J. W. F. Leman. Founded in 1870, the orchestra consisted of professional musicians, music students, and… Read more
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cover of Apollo Orchestra program -- Conductor J. W. F. Leman [La Nuit et L'Amour by Augusta Holmes]

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Philadelphia: Apollo Orchestra, 1917. Pamphlet. Fine. [4] p.; 13 cm. Folded card printed in black. Program for an open rehearsal on Dec. 16, 1917, at "Broad Street Drawing Rooms," 715 N. Broad St., Philadelphia. "Invitation Rehearsal" -- on front cover. Conducted by J. W. F. Leman. Founded in 1870, the orchestra consisted of professional musicians, music students, and… Read more
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cover of All Join In Pioneer Community Song Sheet

All Join In Pioneer Community Song Sheet

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Published
1942
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Near Fine
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New York: Paull-Pioneer Music Corp, 1942. Paperback. Near Fine. Victory Edition. 10, [2] p.: illustration; 22 cm. Stapled. No date of publication; the latest copyright date included is 1938. "Victory Edition" suggests that this was published after the U.S. entered World War Two. Contains lyrics to 75 popular songs, the first 5 of which are patriotic. Final page… Read more
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cover of Program for Chimes of Normandy [Les Cloches de Corneville] by Robert Planquette

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Philadelphia: F. A. North & Co, 1888. Pamphlet. Good -. [4] p.; 22 cm. "Planquette's Charming Opera" was performed at Mercantile Hall with musical director J. G. Whiteman and stage manager Jos. C. Fox. No opera company is named; according to the Philadelphia Inquirer for May 15 and 17, 1888, this production was by "members of Philadelphia church… Read more
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cover of The Lansdowne Choristers Present The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

The Lansdowne Choristers Present The Gondoliers by Gilbert and Sullivan [program]

by Lansdowne Choristers

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Published
1936
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Good
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Lansdowne, Pa: Lansdowne Choristers, 1936. Pamphlet. Good. [8] p.; 23 cm. Green cover; stapled. The program from a production of The Gondoliers by the Lansdowne Choristers, musical direction by Katharine Yardley Thurber (d. 1954) and stage direction by Joseph P. Galton for the benefit of the Lansdowne Fire Company in the Lansdowne High School on Feb. 14 and… Read more
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cover of Concert under the Direction of the Commissioners of Fairmount Park -- Hunting Park -- The Burness Band -- Owen J. W. Burness, Conductor

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Philadelphia, 1910. Fair. 1 leaflet (27 x 13 cm.). Printed on one side only. Program for two performances by the Burness Band in Philadelphia's Hunting Park on Sept. 3, 1910. The band leader, Owen Jones Wister Burness (1855-1932), was a choir director and band leader in and around Philadelphia. The ten numbers listed for each of the afternoon… Read more
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cover of Taylor & Smith Entertainment and Orchestras

Taylor & Smith Entertainment and Orchestras

by Taylor, Harry M.; Smith, James S.

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Published
1928
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Very Good -
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Philadelphia: Taylor & Smith, 1928. Very Good -. [4] p.; 24 cm. Contains lyrics to 22 popular songs. No date of publication; many of the songs were copyrighted in 1928. Presumably handed out at events where people wanted to sing along with a piano or orchestra. In Very Good- Condition: creased; minor loss at… Read more
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cover of Westminster Abbey Hymns for Services on July 30, 1922

Westminster Abbey Hymns for Services on July 30, 1922

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Published
1922
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Very Good -
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London: Westminster Abbey, 1922. Pamphlet. Very Good -. 6 p.; 21 cm. Contains the words for the hymns for the seventh Sunday after Trinity, which was also Westminster School election Sunday. The morning service began with the procesion of the choir and school with the electors so the rousing strains of "For All the Saints." … Read more
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cover of Program from Victor Herbert's The Red Mill at the Shubert Theatre, Philadelphia

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Philadelphia: Shubert Theatre, 1947. Paperback. Very Good -. 13, [3] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Stapled. The Red Mill was directed by Billy Gilbert with book and lyrics by Henry Blossom and dances staged by Aida Broadbent. The cast included Jack Cassidy, Marthe Errolle, Hal Price, Dorothy Stone, Hope O'Brady, Frank Jacuet, Jack Whiting, Jack Albertson,… Read more
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cover of The Symphony Society of Frankford Programme: Second Concert, Second Season

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Philadelphia: Symphony Society of Frankford, 1910. Paperback. Very Good. [8] p.; 21 cm. Brown card cover with dark brown title and illustration. Sewn, as issued. The concert was conducted by T. Worcester Worrell and held May 26, 1910 at St. Mark's P. E. Church. This church was founded in 1832 in the Frankford neighborhood… Read more
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cover of I'm Going' to Occupy [sheet music]

I'm Going' to Occupy [sheet music]

by Lehman, Louis P., Jr.

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Published
1946
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Washington, PA: L. P. Lehman, 1946. Paperback. Good -. [8] p.: music, illustrations; 22 cm. Stapled. Louis P. Lehman (1914-1986) composed a number of gospel hymns. This contains the piano score with one verse of I'm Going' to Occupy, as well as 2 pages of photographs of his young daughter, Karen Lehman, performing motions to… Read more
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