Rare Antique Bound Sheet Music Book -19th Century - Newport, Rhode Island For Sale
This is a Rare Antique 19th
Century (1831-1864) Leather Bound Sheet Music Book with 278 pages and consists
of approximately 59 music titles from the 19th Century by various
composers. It measures approximately 10 X 13 ½ inches. "The
book has great Lithographs - so nice that they could be framed!" The back cover is
missing. It is in good condition for its
The Sheet Music Book
came from the estate of a descendant of a notable family from Newport, Rhode
It is signed in pencil
on the inside cover “C M Clarke” which stands for
Caroline M. Clarke, formerly Caroline M. Moore (1813-1864). She was the
wife of Peleg Clarke III (1795-1862) who was President of the Bank of Rhode
Island at Newport. They married in 1831.
Peleg Clarke III is
the great-great-great-great grandson of Jeremiah Clarke, who was one the the
eight founders of Newport, Rhode Island in 1639 and owned large tracts of
land in Newport. He was the
President of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.
Also included is a
copy of the original Application of Membership and Proof of Eligibility of The
New Jersey Society of the Colonial Dames of America dated February 20,
1951. It shows all the references of the line of descent from Jeremiah Clarke
of Newport, Rhode Island.
The following is a
list of the sheet music that was bound in this book:
1) Letters in Color -- DERMOT ASTORE – The reply to – KATHLEEN
MAVOURNEEN – Price 12 ½ Cents – E Ferrett & Co., No. 68 South Fourth
Street, Philadelphia, No. 237 Broadway, New York – 1845 – Barrett & Jones,
Printers – Words by Mrs. Crawford – Music by F. Nichols Crouch.
2) Great Colored LITHOGRAPH with Gold Bells –
This one would be great framed – THE CHIMES – JULLIEN’S CHIMES QUADRILLES – Lith. and Printed in
Colors by G. & W. Endicott, New York – Price 50 cts. Nett. – New York –
Published by FIRTH & HALL, No. 1 FRANKLIN SQ. AND FIRTH HALL & POND,
No. 39 BROADWAY. Composed by JULLIEN.
3) HERE’S A HEALTH TO THEE MARY – A BALLAD as
Sung by MR. BROUGH – Written by BARRY CORNWELL, ESQ. – Composed by G. H.
RODWELL – New York, ATWILL Publisher, No. 201 Broadway.
4) ARE WE ALMOST THERE! A touching Ballad Written & Composed by
FLORENCE VANE – Boston: Published by
OLIVER DITSON -- 115 Washington St. –
Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1845 by Oliver Ditson in the
Clerk’s Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.
5) PIRATES SERENADE – A Celebrated Song sung
with most distinguished success by Mr. J. H. Horncastle Composed for the Piano
Forte by J. THOMPSON of Edinburg, Scotland – Pr. 50 Cts. – New York – Published
at MILLETS MUSIC SALOON -- 329 Broadway
6) Shall We Meet Again Mary – The Words by J.
Drake, Esq – Arranged for the Piano Forte and respectfully dedicated to My Mary
Jane Beard by W. C. PETERS – Philadelphia, George Willig, 171 Chestnut Street
7) THE WHITE COCKADE – Arranged as an Easy Rondo
for the Piano Forte by T. VALENTINE – Boston: Published by C. Bradlee, 135
8) I DREAMT THAT I DWELT IN MARBLE HALLS – Sung
in the Opera of BOHEMIAN GIRL – Composed by M. W. BALFE – New York: Published by FIRTH & HALL, 239 Broadway
9) O COME TO ME – Written & Composed by T.
H. BAYLEY, Arranged by T. A. RAWLINGS – Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 115
10) THE CRACOVIAN MAID – A Favorite Polish Melody
– the Poetry by F. A. MORTON, ESQ. – the music arranged by ROMAGNESI – Boston
Published by Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St.
11) I WOULD I WERE A LOVELY ROSE – Sung by Mad.
Dussek O’Connor – Written by Mrs. E. A. Tucker – Music Composed and
arranged by John H. Hewitt – Baltimore
Published by Geo. Willig, Jr. – Entered according to Act of Congress in the
Year 1838 by Geo. Willig, Jr. in the Clerk’s office of the District Court of
12) FANNY GREY – Sung by MISS SHIRREFF & MRS.
SEQUIN – Words & Music by Hon. Mrs. Norton – New York Published by Atwill –
Lithograph – Would be great framed – BEAUTIFUL MAY – CHANSONETTE, THE POETRY BY
ME. E. COOKE – THE MUSIC COMPOSED BY ALEXANDER LEE – Lithograph by Wagner &
McGuigan, Phil. , signed -- Price 12 Cts. – E. Ferrett 7 Col Phil, 212 Chestnut St, New
York, 237 Broadway, Western Depot, Cincinnati 42 W. 4th St.
14) E. FERRET & Co. Edition PARK SECOND –
MOORE’S MELODIES – SIX SONGS – Price 25 Cents – E. Ferrett & Co., New York
237 Broadway, Philadelphia 212 Chestnut Street, Wester Depot Cincinnati 42 W. 4th
St., Bost S. Colman 30 Cornhill. The Young Indian Maid – A Ballad Written,
Composed and Arranged by Thomas Moore, Esq.
15) THEY TELL ME
THOU’RT THE FAVOURED GUEST. A Ballad Written and Composed for the Piano Forte
by Thomas Moore, Esq.
16) THE WATCHMAN – A
Favorite Song for the Piano Forte Written by Thomas Moore, Esq.
17) ROW GENTLY HERE –
A Popular Venetian Air From MOORE’S NATIONAL MELODIES – Arranged by Henry R.
18) I LOVE BUT THEE – Poetry by T. Moore, Esq.
Composed by P. Cianchettini
19) TO LADIES’ EYES – A Favorite Irish Melody as
Sung by Mr. Pearman, Words by Thomas Moore, Esq.
20) Advertising Page – ARTHURS LADIES AND GENTLEMEN’S MAGAZINE
21) Advertising Page
- A New Era in Music! Correct and Beautiful Music at One-Fourth the
22) The Calisthenie Rondo – Composed &
Dedicated to My Julia A. B. Van Doren by Wilhelm Jucho, Boston Published by C.
Bradlee Washington Street.
23) SLEEPING I DREAMED LOVE – the Words written & adapted W. V.
Wallace’s Beautiful Romance – LE REVE by Mrs. Mary c. Hewitt – The Symphonies 7
Accompaniment by John H. Hewitt – Pr. 50 Cts. – New York – Published by Firth
hall & Pond, 239 Broadway and by Firth & Hall 1 Franklin Square. Entered according to Act of Congress AD 1844
by Jas. L. Hewitt 7 Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the South
Dis of New York.
24) Second Edition
WHEN STARS ARE IN TEHH QUIENT SKIES – Poetry by E. L. Bulwer Esq. Respectfully
inscribed to My Margaret Fisher by Alexander Ball – Boston: Published by George
Reed, No. 17 Tremont Row, Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1838
by Miller & Benteen in the Clerk’s office of the District Court of
25) THE HEATH IS ALL
LOVELY AND DREAR LOVE – Arranged for the Piano Forte from a Favorite Neapolitan
Air, Boston Published by C. Bradlee Washington Street
26) KATHLEEN MAVOUREEN – As Sung by the composer
at The Plymouth Concerts – Words by Mrs. Crawford – Music by F. N. Crouch –
Member of the Roy Academy – New York Published by James L. Hewitt 7 Co. 239
Broadway -- Stamped in Red: Riley’s Music
Store – 237 Broadway New York.
27) SHE WORE A WREATH OF ROSES – A Favorite
Ballad as Sung by Miss Jane Sherriff – The Poetry by Thomas H. Bayley – The
Music by Joseph P. Knight, Boston Published by Oliver Ditson 115 Washington St.
28) I CANNOT DANCE TO NIGHT – Poetry by Thom.
Haynes Bayley, Esq. Music by Mrs. T. H. Bayley, Boston Published by Oliver
Ditson 135 Washington St.
29) THE HOPE WALTZ – by Strauss – New York Atwill
Publisher No. 201 Broadway
30) E. Ferrett & Co. Edition – SOME LOVE TO ROAM – Ballad The
Poetry by Charles Mackay, the Music by Henry Russell – Price 12 Cts. – E. Ferrett & Co., No 237
Broadway, New York – No. 68 South Fourth St., Philadelphia – S. Colman, 30
31) SOME LOVE TO ROAM
O’ER THE DARK SEA FORM – Ballad The Poetry by Charles Mackay, The Music
Composed and Repectfully Dedicated to Hon. Mrs. Gardiner of Rochester, N.Y. by
32) The Minstrel Child Ballad Composed by the
Infant Sappho Louisa Winning – Written & Arranged by John Blockley,
Philadelphia, A. Fiot, 196 Chestnut St., New York, W. Dubois, 285 Broadway.
33) YOU SAY WE PART FOREVER – Song Introduced by Miss Romer in the
Opera of Fra Diavola – Composed by AUBER and Adapted by F. Romer – Pr. 50 Cts. – Philadelphia, A. Fiot, 196
Chestnut St. importer of Music & Musical Instruments
34) GREAT LITHOGRAPH FLEETWOODS – I LOVE THE NIGHT – As Sung with
Rapturous Applause by Mrs. Bayley. The Words written and respectfully dedicated
to Mrs. Josephine Parker by George P. Morris. The Music Composed by Henry
Russell, New York, Published by
Firth & Hall, No. 1 Franklin Street – Entered according to the Act of
Congress in the year 1837 by Charles M
Devitt in the Clerk’s office of the District Court of the Southern District of
35) FOR ERIN IS MY HOME – A Favorite Ballad as Sung by Miss Watson
– Arranged and Adapted to A Beautiful Bohemian Melody with Symphonies and
Accompaniments by Moscheles, Boston Published: by Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington
36) FAREWELL TO MY HARP – H. Ballad – Sung with
rapturous Applause by Miss George in the Opera of John of Paris, Composed by
Charles E. Horn, Copyright, New York Published by James L. Hewitt & Co. 129
Broadway – Stamped in Blue: Depository of Arts – Bournes 359 Broadway
37) LONG, LONG
AGO! Ballad Composed by Thos. H. Bayly,
Esq., Boston Published by C. Bradlee, 135 Washington Street.
38) A PLACE IN THY MEMORY DEAREST – Song The
Words by the Author of The Collegians Composed by Miss Smith, New York
Published by E. Riley & Co. 29 Chatham St.
39) Letters all in Color – Weep Not – A Companion to The Old
Arm-Chair Poetry by Charles Jeffreys, Music by Henry Russell, Price 6 ¼ Cents –
E. Ferrett & Co., New York, 237 Broadway, Philadelphia, 68 South Fourth
Street, Boston, S. Colman, 30 Cornhill
40) GREAT LITHOGRAPH BY Thayer & Co.’s Lith, Boston – Second
Edition – THE BLIND BOY – Poetry by Miss Hannah F. Gould. The Music composed and most cordially
dedicated by Mrs. Archibald Robertson, of Philadelphia by William R. Dempster, Price 50 cts. Nett – Boston Published by
Oliver Ditson, 135 Washington St. Entered in Act of Congress in the year 1842
by O. Ditson in the Clerks office of the District Court of Massachusetts.
41) THERE’S A CHANGE IN THE THINGS I LOVE –
Composed and Respectfully Dedicated to his friend B. F. Baker, Esq. by Joseph
P. Webster., Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, Washington Street, Entered
according to Act of Congress in the yeart 1844 by Oliver Ditson in the Clerk’s
Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.
42) TWILIGHT DEWS – A Beautiful Ballad as sung by
Mrs. Wood, The Poetry by Thos. Moore, Esq. The Music by Sir John Stevenson, New
York Published at Millets Music Saloon, 375 Broadway
43) WHEN O’ER THE SEA I’LL THINK OF THEE, A SONG THE MUSIC COMPOSED
BY MRS. RICHARD S. DERBY POETRY BY HON. J. LEANDER STARR
44) THE LIGHT OF OTHER DAYS IS FADED – Ballad in
the Grand Opera The Maid of Artois
Composed by M. W. Balfe, Boston Published by C. Bradlee 107 Washington St.
45) MISS LUCY LONG – A Popular Extraveganza
arranged for the Piano Forte, Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 135 Washington
46) MORNING’S RUDDY BEAM – Song of the Alpine
Hunters, Written & Composed by Geo. Linley Esq., Pr. 50
Cts. – New York Published by Firth & Hall, 1 Franklin Sq & 239
Broadway, London by T. E. Purday, 50 St. Paul’s Church Yard, Entered according
to Act of Congress in the year 1939 by
Hewitt & Jaques in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the South
Dist of N York.
47) HAPPY LAND – Tyrolienne Sung by Miss C.
Shirreffs, Composed by E. F. Rimbault, New York, Atwill, Publisher 201 Broadway
48) GREAT LITHOGRAPH BY Bouve & Sharpe, Boston – THE LAMENT OF
THE IRISH EMIGRANT – A BALLAD, POETRY BY THE HON. MRS. PRICE BLACKWOOD, The
Music composed and most cordially dedicated to Mrs. Isaac Mr. Gaw, of New York
by William R. Dempster, Boston, Published by
Geo. P. Reed, 17 Tremont Row, Price 50 Cts. Nett – Entered according to Act of
Congress in the year 1843 by Geo P. Reed in the clerks office of the district
court of Massachusetts.
49) LET US LOVE ONE ANOTHER, BALLAD written by Charles Swain, Music
Composed and Dedicated to Captain Alexander, U.S. Army by William R. Dempster, Pr. 37 ½ Cts. Nett – Boston Published by
Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St., Entered according to Act of Congress AD 1845
by C. Ditson in the Clerks office of Dis. Court of Mass.
50) Low nav’d the Summer Woods – Composed &
Arranged for the Piano Forte by Robert Bennet, Boston Published by C. Bradlee,
135 Washington St.
51) THE CARRIER DOVE – A Favorite Song or Duet as
Sung by Miss Watson & Miss Poole, Arranged as a Duet with Symponies and
Accompaniments for the Piano Forte by William Clifton, Boston Published by
Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St.
52) GREAT LITHOGRAPH BY B. W. Thayer, Boston – ANSWER TO THE CARRIER
DOVE, WORDS BY a Lady – Respectfully dedicated to Miss Julia M. Pearce. Music composed by James G. Maeder, Boston Published by Henry Prentiss, 33 Court
St., Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1841 by H. Prentiss in
the clerks office of the Dist. Of Mass.
53) THE WATCHER, The Poetry, Written by Mrs.
Sarah J. Hale, The Music Composed and most respectfully dedicated to The
Authoress by Dr. William Lardner, C.C.P.& Co, Philadelphia, J. C. Smith,
Nor 215 Chestnut St., Entered according t Act of Congress in the year 1841 by
L. Meignen & Co. in the clerks office in the district court of the Eastern
district of Pa,
54) THE MORNING DREAM – A Popular Ballad Songs of
the Superstitions of Ireland as Sung by Mrs. Wood, Composed by S. Lover,
Philadelphia, George Willig, No. 171 Chestnut St.
55) THE GRAVE OF BONAPARTE – A Song as performed at the Principal
Concerts of the Hutchinson Family, Music by L. Heath, Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 115
Washington St, Entered according to Act of Congress, AD 1843 by Oliver Ditson
in the clerks office of the District Court of Mass.
56) SAY, WHAT SHALL MY SONG BE TO NIGHT – Ballad
Words by W. H. Bellamy, Music by Joseph Philip Knight – Boston Published by
Oliver Ditson, 115 Washington St.
57) COME PLAY ME THAT SIMPLE AIR AGAIN – A Ballad
Composed by Thomas Moore Esq., Boston Published by Oliver Ditson, 115
58) COME SIT THEE DOWN – Scotch Ballad – Composed & Sung by John
Sinclair Esq. arranged for the Piano Forte – 25 Cts. Net. – Published by F. D. Benteen, Baltimore
59) THE WINGS OF A DOVE – As Sung with great
applause by Mrs. Wood Written by Charles Jefferys, Arranged by L. Devereaux –
Price 38 Cts. – Philadelphia, Geo. W. Hewitt & Co. 70 So Third St.
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