McBEATH, Neil (words and music)
Cover: ‘”Hullo, Australia” / Song dictated to Sydney. Exhibition broadcasting success. Unique radio experiment’. Dunedin, N.Z. : Neil McBeath, . Quarto, pictorial wrappers (original owner’s name to front),  pp of music notation, arrangement for voice and piano; a few short edge tears, but a good copy. The printed notice on the front cover explains that …
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.
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.
BEETHOVEN, Ludwig van, 1770-1827; [HESS, Julia Myra, Dame, 1890-1965]
Revised and fingered by Dr. Hans von Bülow and Dr. Sigmund Lebert. Translations by Dr. Theodore Baker. With a biographical sketch of the composer by Theodore Baker. In two books. Book 1: 17 sonatas. New York : G. Schirmer, Inc., 1923. Quarto, in a custom binding for the celebrated British pianist Dame Myra Hess, of …
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”; …
WESTON, R.P.; BARNES, F.J.; SCOTT, Maurice
At head of title: “Fanny Powers’ Greatest Artistic Success”. Melbourne : A.M. Dinsdale, [c.1910]. Cover: “Dinsdale’s Popular sixpenny edition, no. 195”. Folio, illustrated wrappers with vignette portrait of Miss Fanny Powers,  pp of music notation,  pp advertisments; advertisement for ‘Dinsdale’s Catalogue of Popular 6d Music’; a fine copy. Copies are recorded in two Australian …
MORNEMENT, Ina (music); TAYLOR, Bronnie (words); OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul (illustrator)
Cover title: The puddin’ and the pixie : and other songs. Melbourne: Allan & Co., 1949. ‘Imperial edition No. 521’. Small quarto, original pictorial wrappers, upper wrapper with design by Ida Rentoul Outhwaite and printed price of 3/- (some silverfishing to bottom corner), lower wrapper with advertisements for Allan & Co. song books for children; 20 pp., …
Philadelphia : Thomas M. Scroggy, c. 1860. Broadside, 170 x 107 mm (printed area), decorative border, four stanza ditty sung to the tune of ‘Adieu sweet lovely Nancy’, fine.
HILL, Alfred, 1869-1960 (arranger)
Dunedin, N.Z. : John McIndoe, [copyright 1917]. “Ninth Edition”. Folio, colour illustrated front cover (original Australian owner’s inscription, small loss at top corner);  pp of music notation (arrangements for voice and piano); a good copy. The composer Alfred Hill was Melbourne-born, New Zealand-raised and Leipzig-trained. Although his professional career as composer and teacher was …
LITTLE, Jack A. (composer and lyricist); BUTLAND, Will. H. (arranger)
Cover: ‘Mr. Peter Dawson’s great English success, as featured by him on the Zonophone Record’. Sydney : W.J. Deane & Son, . Folio, colour illustrated front cover (original owner’s silk spine and wet stamp ‘Marshall S. Campbell’);  pp of music notation (arrangements for voice and piano); all leaves with edge tears, first leaf of …
CATLOW, Edward J. (composer); CATLOW, Augusta M. (lyricist)
/ words by Augusta M. Catlow ; music by Edward J. Catlow. Adelaide : printed and published by Walter C. Sims and Joseph Elliott, 1869. Series: Musical supplement to the Adelaide miscellany ; no. 10. Cover: “April 22, 1869”. Folio, letter press printed,  pp music notation, rear cover with advertisements for Adelaide businesses; scattered pale foxing, …
RAILTON, Bruce (composer); NEIVEL, Esme (lyrics)
Melbourne : Allan & Co., c1923.. Folio, non-illustrated front cover, rear cover with advertisement for Peter Dawson’s ballad ‘Little Mother’;  pp of musical notation (arrangement for voice and piano); a very good copy. A sentimental song of the Great War, about Australian “diggers” in the trenches, longing for home. Copies are recorded in two …