Sheet Music

  • # 18536

    MORNEMENT, Ina (music); TAYLOR, Bronnie (words); OUTHWAITE, Ida Rentoul (illustrator)

    The puddin’ & the pixie : 12 songs for children.

    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., …

  • # 17696

    CRANE, Walter (illustrator); CRANE, Lucy

    The baby’s opera : a book of old rhymes with new dresses

    London : George Routledge and Sons, [1877]. First edition. Square octavo, cloth backed pictorial papered boards (corners worn); 56 pp; music for 36 nursey rhymes collected and arranged by Lucy Crane, sister of Walter; illustrated with 11 full colour plates by Walter Crane, decorative borders and vignettes throughout; a good copy.

  • # 18162

    Anon.

    The bold privateer

    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.

  • # 17777

    HILL, Alfred, 1869-1960 (arranger)

    [SHEET MUSIC] Waiata Maori : (Maori songs) collected and arranged by Alfred Hill

    Dunedin, N.Z. : John McIndoe, [copyright 1917]. “Ninth Edition”. Folio, colour illustrated front cover (original Australian owner’s inscription, small loss at top corner); [8] 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 …

  • # 17778

    LITTLE, Jack A. (composer and lyricist); BUTLAND, Will. H. (arranger)

    [SHEET MUSIC] The Wreck : a bass or baritone song

    Cover: ‘Mr. Peter Dawson’s great English success, as featured by him on the Zonophone Record’. Sydney : W.J. Deane & Son, [1910]. Folio, colour illustrated front cover (original owner’s silk spine and wet stamp ‘Marshall S. Campbell’); [3] pp of music notation (arrangements for voice and piano); all leaves with edge tears, first leaf of …

  • # 17899

    CATLOW, Edward J. (composer); CATLOW, Augusta M. (lyricist)

    [SHEET MUSIC] The tender moonlight : original colonial song with pianoforte accompaniment.

    /​ 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, [2] pp music notation, rear cover with advertisements for Adelaide businesses; scattered pale foxing, …

  • # 16801

    RAILTON, Bruce (composer); NEIVEL, Esme (lyrics)

    [SHEET MUSIC] Home

    Melbourne : Allan &​ Co., c1923.. Folio, non-illustrated front cover, rear cover with advertisement for Peter Dawson’s ballad ‘Little Mother’; [3] 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 …

  • # 16803

    O'HAGAN, Jack; DUNLOP, Pat; NELSON, Leonard; HAYES, Henry T; EDWARDS, Billy; GREEN, Wallace; HALL, Fred; WOOD, Ethel

    [SHEET MUSIC] Popular songs of Australia

    Melbourne : Allan &​ Co, c1940. Folio, illustrated front cover with chromolithographed design showing a couple clasping hands (some notes written in pen to front cover, covers a trifle marked), staple bound, 32 pages of musical notation; a number of annotations in pen and pencil, otherwise a good copy. Contains numerous well-known songs by Australian …

  • # 16804

    STEELE, J.A. (composer); CASSIDY, R.J. (lyrics)

    [SHEET MUSIC] The road to Jugiong

    Melbourne : Allan & Co., 1940. Folio, non-illustrated covers, pp 6 (lyrics page 2; music notation pages 3-6); a fine copy. The township of Jugiong is situated on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River in southern New South Wales, midway between Yass and Gundagai. In publishing this tune, Cassidy and Steele no doubt felt that they …

  • # 16805

    DENNIS, C.J. (lyrics); JAMES, William G. (music)

    [SHEET MUSIC] Australia! O thou favoured isle

    Melbourne : Allan &​ Co., c1927. Folio, original paper wraps (covers a little marked), 4 pages of music notation, internally clean; a good copy. Copies are recorded in four Australian Institutions (National Library of Australia, State Library of New South Wales, State Library of Western Australia, The University of Melbourne Library).

  • # 16799

    CRESER, William

    [SHEET MUSIC] The breaking of the drought

    London : Vincent Music Company for the Massey-Harris Co., c1904. Folio, illustrated front cover with chromolithographed design showing a wheat-harvesting scene, rear cover with advertisement for Massey-Harris Machinery, 6 pp of musical notation, internally clean and sound. Copies are recorded in two Australian collections (National Library of Australia; State Library of New South Wales).

  • # 16492

    PROUTIERE, Réné

    [CRIMEAN WAR] Manuscript compiled by a French cotton merchant and soldier, 1852-54.

    Unbound manuscript in ink on laid paper, large octavo (200 x 150 mm), original stitching, first page with owner’s inscription ‘Cahier de coton de 1852 et 1853. Monsieur Proutière Réné, soldat au 35eme de ligne 1er Bataillon 4ème Compagnie, à Inkermann (Crimée) armée D’orient Inkermann’; [9] pages of accounts relating to the purchase and sale of …

  • # 16396

    HAVEZ, Jean

    [SHEET MUSIC] Everybody works but father

    Melbourne and Sydney : Stanley Mullen, [1905]. Folio, pictorial front cover inscribed ‘Mr. Roland Thomas’; [5] pp of music notion, including advertisements for compositions on verso of front and rear covers; rear cover with publisher’s advertisement; a good copy. A copy is held in the National Library of Australia.  

  • # 16400

    KAUFMAN, Leo (lyrics); PORCELAIN, Maurice (score)

    [SHEET MUSIC] Won’t you be my little butterfly?

    Melbourne : Allan & Co, [circa 1910s]. Folio, pictorial front cover, [3] pp of music notation; rear cover with publisher’s advertisement; a fine copy. A copy is held in the National Library of Australia.

  • # 16404

    LAMB, Arthur J (lyrics); PETRIE, H. W. (score)

    [SHEET MUSIC] Victor and vanquished : song for bass or baritone

    Sydney and Brisbane : D. Davois & Co, [circa 1901]. Folio, front cover inscribed ‘R. Thomas’, [4] pp of music notation, including an advertisement for a composition to verso of front cover; rear cover with publisher’s advertisement; a fine copy. A copy is held in the National Library of Australia.

  • # 16394

    CASTLING, Harry; MURPHY, C. W.

    [SHEET MUSIC] The girl in the clogs and shawl

    Melbourne and Sydney : Stanley Mullen, pp. 5; pictorial front cover, rear cover with publisher’s advertisement; a good copy. A copy is held in the National Library of Australia.