Up for sale is collection of sheet music that contains 5 different examples of Black Americana of assorted conditions.
1) "Good Bye Eliza Jane" Words and music by Sterling and Von Tilzer, 1903. Harry Von Tilzer Publishing Co. 6 pages including cover. Very good condition, only a couple minor closed tears on cover. Intact folded spine. Bold image.
2) "Mandy Lane" Words and music by Wm. McKenna, 1908. Jerome Remick & Co. 6 pages including cover. Pages are loose and cover detached. Chipping and losses to cover.
3) "Down Souf In Alabama" Words and music by B.H. Janssen, 1895. M.D. Janssen & Co. 6 pages including cover. Good condition with some chipping around the borders and small closed tears along spine. Cover is attached along folded spine.
4) "My Lady Hottentot" Words and music by Jerome and Von Tilzer, 1901. Shapiro, Bernstein, & Von Tilzer Publishing. 6 pages including cover. Pages are loose and cover detached. Cover has chipping along all edges and small closed tears, along with one tape repair. Still, central cover image is intact and striking.
5) "Ev'ry Morn I Bring Her Chicken: A Coon's Answer To Violets" Words and music by Breen and Geary, 1903. American Advance Music Co. 6 pages including cover. Cover is in good condition with only minor chipping along the borders; however the cover is detached and pages are loose. Rare title.