London : W. Paxton & Co. Ltd. 95 New Oxford Street, [c.1910]. Folio, original illustrated covers with a superb design featuring of a four-funnel ocean liner, probably depicting the Cunard Line’s RMS Mauretania, the largest ship afloat at the time (she also held the record for the fastest Transatlantic crossing, in both directions); 7 pages of …
HARBACH, Otto (lyrics); HIRSCH, Louis A. (music)
Cover: J.C. Williamson Ltd. present the musical play Going up / book by Otto Harbach and James Montgomery ; lyrics by Otto Harbach ; music by Louis A. Hirsch … New York : M. Witmark & Sons ; Sydney : J. Albert & Son, . Quarto, original illustrated wrappers with splendid illustration of an aviatrix flying …
DOORLY, Gerald S.
The songs of the “Morning” : compiled and composed by Captain Gerald S. Doorly, one time Third Executive Officer, S.Y. Morning.
Melbourne : Bread and Cheese Club, 1943. Quarto, original grey printed wrappers, staple bound, photographic frontispiece of the ship ‘Morning’ in McMurdo Sound (National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904), pp. 18,  pages of music notation, 1 full-page comic illustration, ‘Dissecting the piano’; introduction by R.H. Croll providing historical background; ownership inscription to title page, else a …
TOMLYN, Alfred W.
With coloured illustrations. Edinburgh : Andersons, circa 1905. Quarto, patterned padded cloth, unpaginated, sheet music and colour illustrations. Popular songs of the day, including ‘Ten little nigger boys’; ‘Hey diddle diddle’, ‘Rub-a-dub-dub’, ‘Wee willie winkie’ and ‘I love little pussy’.
BROWN, Seymour (words); AYER, Nat D. (music)
Cover: “Sung with great success by Gene Greene”. Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide : Stanley Mullen, . “Mullen’s popular sixpenny edition”. Folio, cloth backed illustrated wrappers, front cover with inset portrait of Gene Greene and original owner’s inscription ‘Roland Thomas 1911’;  pp of music notation, plus  pp advertisements for Mullen’s; original label and wet stamps …
ROMA, Caro (words and music)
Cover: “Miss Nella Webb’s Artistic Triumph” / “A Southern heart song”. Sydney : Albert & Son, [c.1906]. Folio, pictorial wrappers, portrait of Miss Nella Webb to front (bottom edge of upper wrapper a little roughened),  pp of music notation, arrangement for voice and piano, lower wrapper with advertisement; a very good copy. Two copies are …
BREEN, Harry J. (words and music)
Cover: “The Celebrated 1000 Dollar Prize Winner, awarded by the New York Journal” / “Introduced & sung with tremendous success by the American baritone Post Mason.” Sydney : Albert & Son, [c.1903]. “Albert’s 6d pops, no. 104.” Folio, pictorial wrappers, upper wrapper with portrait of singer Post Mason, original owner’s inscription ‘Mr. R Thomas’ and …
MILLS, Kerry (music); SHIELDS, Ren (words)
Cover: “The great phonograph song success. Sung by Will Oakland on Edison Record No. 145.” Sydney : Albert & Son, [c.1908]. “Albert’s 6d pops, no. 261.” Folio, pictorial wrappers, original owner’s inscription ‘Roland Thomas’,  pp of music notation, arrangement for voice and piano; lower wrapper with advertisements; first leaf of score with vertical gutter crease …
WILLIAMS, W.R. (words and music)
Cover: “Featured with immense success by Maude Terry in J.C. Williamson’s spectacular pantomime “Forty Thieves””. Sydney : Albert & Son, [c.1912]. Folio, pictorial wrappers with cloth backstrip, portrait of Maude Terry to front (original owner’s inscription ‘Roland Thomas, Port Melbourne’ and label and wet stamp of Turner’s Music Stores, Melbourne),  pp of music notation, arrangement …
ARMSTRONG, Tom (words and music)
Cover: “Sets of American lantern slides may be obtained for this song”. Melbourne : A.M. Dinsdale, [c.1910]. “Dinsdale’s Popular 6d. edition, no. 147”. Folio, pictorial wrappers,  pp of music notation, advertisment on rear wrapper for ‘Dinsdale’s List of Popular Music Successes’; a fine copy. A single copy is recorded in Australian collections.
McALISTER, Ward (words); SLATER, Joe (music)
Cover: “A song that touches every Irish heart”. Sydney : Tivoli Music Co. [imprint pasted over with “Sutton’s sixpenny edition” label], [c.1909]. “Price two shillings”. Folio, pictorial wrappers with cloth backstrip (original owner’s inscription of R. Thomas to front), 3 pp music notation, arrangement for voice and piano; a fine copy. Appears completely unrecorded in …
MORLEY, Arthur (words); CAMERON, Rodger (music)
Cover: “Sung by Charles Howard in J.C. Williamson’s pantomime “Humpty Dumpty””. Melbourne, Bendigo & Geelong : Allan & Co., [c.1909]. One shilling edition. Folio, pictorial wrappers with vignette portrait of Charles Howard (original owner’s inscription of Mr. R. Thomas to front), 3 pp music notation, arrangement for voice and piano; rear cover with music for …
ZOO, T. Z.
Shanghai : Kwang Hsueh Publishing House, 1931. 5th impression. Quarto, gilt-lettered cloth, pp. 58; with music notation and lyrics.
GILBERT, M. [Gabriel] (c. 1620 - 1680)
mis en vers François. Amsterdam : Abraham Wolfgang, 1681. Seconde édition, reveue & corrigée sur les mémoires de l’auteur après sa mort & augmentee du decalogue & du Cantique de Simeon. Duodecimo, full polished calf, ruled in gilt, spine with gilt-lettered morocco title label and Royal armorial crest, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers with owner’s label Wekerlin, …
LESLIE, Edgar (words); PIANTADOSI, Al (music)
Cover: “Sung artistically by Manuel Romain on Edison Record no. 10118”. Sydney : D. Davis & Co., . “Davis’ Popular Sixpenny Edition”. Folio, pictorial wrappers (original owner’s inscription of Mr. Roland Thomas, Port Melbourne, to front), 3 pp musical notation, arrangement for voice and piano; rear cover with music for Beautiful Eyes by Whiting, de …
ROSE, Edward (words); MILLS, Kerry (music)
Sydney : J. Albert & Son, . “Albert’s 6d pops, 263”. Folio, pictorial wrappers (original owner’s inscription of Mr. Roland Thomas to front),  pp musical notation for voice and piano, wet stamp of Melbourne music seller A.M. Dinsdale to upper margin of second page; rear cover with advertisement for “Albert’s sixpenny songs and music”; …