von der Mehden, Louis >>
Title Mother Goose's Vocal Lancers, Sheet Music : For the Young and Old
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher San Francisco: I. L. A. Broderson & Company; 1881
Seller ID 20031
8 pages; Folio (13.75") 35 cm; Tall sheet music, no illustrations, 8 pages, arranged for two voices, piano, and optional bells. Includes lyrics of 13 popular Mother Goose rhymes set in highly amusing arrangement. ; Dated 1881. 'Over Ten Thousand Copies Sold' stated therefore we assume later printing. Dedicated to Cambrian Mutual Aid Society of San Francisco. ; We found little on this composer but we assume he was father of Louis von der Mehden Jr, performer, arranger or conductor with several early record companies. ; Left edge shows small dings. Old performance notes lightly penciled in margins. Seller name and address stamped on rear pages, very faded but still readable. Faint discoloration to heel. Scarce.