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This is a small selection of our inventory of antique Music, Musical Instruments, Sheet Music & Song Book prints for sale. Contact us with your request. 1-800-879-6277 

003musi: 1876 Music Trio, Love Triangle. Hand colored antique engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "Harmony and Discord." Shows a young woman seated at a harpsichord, gazing admiringly at a man who is accompanying her on the violin. The third member of the trio, a young man playing the cello, is obviously jealous.
11x16 in. $50
b/w version: $30

007musi: 1919 Sheet Music: Just a Girl Like You. Sheet music to "Just a Girl Like You" by Charles Ruddy and Harold Freeman. Cover contains a photographic image of a young woman in a stylish bonnet. 10x13 in. $30

008musi: 1913 Sheet Music: Local Pride March. Sheet music to "Local Pride March," by Al J. Forde. Cover contains a color lithographed image of a brass band marching in a parade. The name of a previous owner is written at the top of the cover in old fashioned ink. 10x14 in. $30

009musi: Musical Instrument: Upright Spinet. Beautiful color print of an upright spinet, published in 1956 by the New York Graphic Society.
11x15 in. $40

010musi: Musical Instrument: Double Spinet. Beautiful color print of a double spinet, published in 1956 by the New York Graphic Society.
11x15 in. $40

011musi: Musical Instrument: Clavichord. Beautiful color print of a clavichord, published in 1956 by the New York Graphic Society. 11x15 in. $40

017musi: 1820 Musical Instruments: Harps. Nicely hand colored print from an 1820 text on musical instruments, printed from an engraved copper plate. Shows three different types of harps: 1) Single Harp; 2) Ancient Triple Harp; and 3) Modern Triple Harp. 8x11 in. $50

019musi: 1803 Ancient Musical Instruments, Masks. Engraved images from an 1820 text on musical instruments, showing views of several harp-like stringed instruments from ancient Greece. Also included are views of ancient Greek masks.
8x11 in. $40

020musi: 1858 Ancient Musical Instruments. Nicely hand colored, engraved print from an 1858 text on musical instruments. Contains views of twenty one different ancient instruments, primarily
from Greece and Egypt.
6x9 in. $50

022musi: 1891 Music: Singing in Harmony. Engraved scene from The Graphic, titled "Friends of Harmony." Shows a group of men gathered in a Victorian parlor, singing to
piano accompaniment.
11x16 in. $40

023musi: 1870 Print: Great German Music Composers. Engraved scene from Harper's Weekly, titled "Great German Composers." Contains images of numerous German classical composers gathered together, as if they were all seated in the same room. 11x16 in. $40

027musi: 1873 Music Rehearsal Scene. Hand colored engraving of a painting by R. Zimerman, titled "Before the Rehearsal." Shows a group of 17th or 18th century musicians seated around a table, preparing to play. Published circa 1873 by D. Appleton and Co.
11x16 in. $60

028musi: 1915 World War I Player Piano Ad. Full page advertisement for Pianola player pianos, from the June 19, 1915 issue of The Graphic. Shows a young woman seated at the piano, while three men in military uniforms enjoy the music. Text above the image states that Pianola pianos distract the mind from gloomy thoughts.
11x16 in. $35

029musi: 1870 Music Ad: Cabinet Organ. Full page advertisement for Mason & Hamlin cabinet organs, from the Oct. 29, 1870 issue of Every Saturday. Shows an organ from the front, with text beneath describing improvements that had been made to the
current year's models.
11x16 in. $35


030musi: 1897 Piano Music Print by Gibson. Hand colored engraving by Charles Dana Gibson, titled "The Triumph of Genius." Shows a young woman seated next to a talented pianist, who is playing the piano. The woman's jealous lover is watching from the side.
11x16 in. $60

031musi: 1856 Dancing Fashion Print. Nicely hand colored engraving printed circa 1856, showing four well-dressed couples at a dance. Print is titled "Polka Fashions." The title beneath the image is very faded and difficult to read, but the image itself is clean and clear. 6x9" $40

032musi: 1895 Music Conductor Portrait. Sepia tone photographic portrait of Theodore Thomas, a late 19th century conductor. Printed in 1895 as an illustration to a book. Shows Thomas standing in front of a music stand, with a baton in his right hand. 11x16 in. $40

034musi: 1926: Spanish Woman Playing Guitar. Color lithographed cover to the March 1926 Ladies Home Journal, featuring a woman in traditional Spanish dress playing a guitar. 10x14 in. $50

035musi: 1902: Jan Kubelik, Concert Violinist. Color portrait of Jan Kubelik, a concert violinist from Bohemia. Published in the Jan. 4, 1902 issue of Harper's Weekly. 11x16 in. $40

1820 Hand colored copper engraving showing Russian musical instruments featuring the Gudok, which is a Rebec with three strings; Rojok, and Balalaika.
11-1/2 x 9 in. $40

1917 Color image showing a woman playing her ukulele on the cover of Judge titled, "A "Rag" Doll."
10 x 8-1/2 in. $40

1926 Oh How She Could Play A Ukulele Chromolithographed cover of music by Irving Berlin, Inc. publishers. Complete 5-sheet music.
12 x 9-1/4 in. $30

1927 Hand colored half-tone cover of The Saturday Evening Post showing a woman playing a ukulele as her gentleman friend looks on over her shoulder. There is a sticker covering part of the newspaper's title.
13-1/2 x 10 in. $40


1920 Paperback Tenor Banjo practical chord method of self-instruction by Arthur Black which features chord charts in all the keys. Published by Sharman Clay & Co. in San Francisco.
10 x 7 in. $30

1945 Sepia-tone sheet music for Nancy With the Laughing Face, with lyrics by Phil Silvers and music by Jimmy Van Heusen. Music was inspired by Nancy Sinatra who is shown on the cover. Someone's name is written on bottom of cover. Published by Stanwood
Music Corp in New York.
12 x 9 in. $30

1944 Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael music from To Have and Have Not titled, "How Little We Know." Published by M. Witmark & Sons, New York.
12 x 9 in. $30

Harper's Weekly Supplement showing a man "Tuning Up" his violin as a little girl watches. Wood engraving by W. Rainey.
16 x 11 in. $40

C. 1897 D. Appleton & Co. steel engraving titled, "The Strollers" which shows a mother holding her infant as her husband
 holds his violin.
14-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $50

1870 The Illustrated London News hand colored wood engraving showing Musical Instruments in the South Kensington
Museum  of that era.
16 x 11 in. $60


1897 Hand colored wood engraved Christmas Carol music, as part of a Supplement to the
San Francisco Examiner.
14 x 11 in. $50



1917 Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. Advert. “Pay as You Wish” – Send in the coupon to receive an instrument of your choice on a trial basis.
10 3/8 x 13 in. $30

“The Playmates.” Showing a granddad playing a accordion and Lulu dancing to the music. 1877 Harper’s Weekly. Wood engraving.
10 x 15 5/8 in. $30

1895 Le Piano a la Campagne. From the painting by E. Michel.
11 x 16 in. $30

c.1900 Wing Piano Cabinet Grand, Style 23 – Advertisement. Showcasing their new case “Circassian Walnut.” Wing & Son Co.
11 x 12 1/8 in. $50

Chicago “That Todd’ling Town” by Fred Fisher; featured by Waring’s Pennsylvanians. Colorful cover & sheet music. C.1922
9 x 12 in. $30

“The Rehearsal” Showing a group hard at work practicing with the conductor directing. 1871 Harper’s Weekly. Wood engraving.
10 x 16 in. $30

Maguire & Risley’s Japanese Troupe in their Marvelous Feats at the Academy of Music, New York. 1867 Harper’s Weekly. Wood engraving.
10 x 15 7/8 in. $30

“She raised herself, and, bending the harp toward her, struck some wandering chords thereon.” Drawn by R.C. Woodville. 1899 Illustrated London News. Wood engraving.
11 x 15 in. $30

Tuning Up – From a watercolor by Johnson. 1885. Published in Paterres. Wood engraving.
7 x 10 in. $25

The Great Handel Festival at the Crystal Palace. 1859 Illustrated London News. Hand colored, wood engraving.
15 7/8 x 22 in. $80

c.1885 Jmerson Piano Company Advert. Showcasing their Grand Square and Upright Pianos. Boston, MA.
13 x 20 in. $40

Alabama River 1900 Sheet Music "Near the Winding Alabama" lithograph cover. Words & music included.
10 3/4 x 13 7/8 in. $30

C.1860 Steel engraving titled, "Music Hath Charms" which shows a boy showing his baby sister how a triangle sounds when played.
10 x 6 in. $40

C.1900 Hand colored lithograph titled, "Pupitres" which was featured in the Encyclopedie Du Meuble in Pupitres, Pl. II. Four elaborate music stands are displayed.
18 x 13-1/2 in. $100

1902 Chromolithographed Songbook from The Billionaire, as Produced by The Klaw and Erlanger Opera Company. Published by Sol Bloom, New York. Song is "Jes' 'Cause de Moon was Shinin'." Back cover also features smaller versions of I'll be Your Rain-Beau, Pinky Panky Poo, Sammy, and There's Nobody Just Like You. Half-tone images of the composer and lyricist.
Unopened, music book measures:
14 x 10 in. $25

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