A fascinating group of 54 examples of early 20th century English-language sheet music, most examples 4-8 pp. each, the covers noteworthy for their depictions Jazz Age women in colorful and often Art Deco-inspired artwork, many with campy titles, by a wide range of designers and composers, many pieces with ukelele arrangement. Some scattered hand-written ink notations, some with rubber stamps to front covers from retailers, some mionr scattered nicks, tears, or smudges, overall very good. Various sizes, most small folio. Items loose as issued. Most titles published in New York, 1919-1931.
A wonderful assortment of 1920's sheet music, with a wide array of beautiful and comic depicitions of women from the period.
Among the titles included are:
All By Myself – Irving Berlin (1921)
Betty Co-Ed Fox Trot (Collegiate Sweetheart Song) – Paul Fogarty & Rudy Vallée (1930)
Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue, Has Anybody Seen My Girl? – Lewis and Young & Ray Henderson (1925)
Good-Little Bad-Little You – Bud Green & Sam H. Stept (1928)
I’m Gonna Dance Wit de Guy Wot Brung Me (The Gum Chewers Song/A Knock-Out Novelty Song) – Walter O’Keefe & Harry Archer (1927)
I’ve Got a Cross-Eyed Papa But He Looks Straight to Me – King Zany, Billy Du Val, & Roy Ingraham (1923)
Kansas City Kitty – Walter Donaldson & Edgar Leslie (1929)
Oh! What Big Eyes You Have – Oh! What Sweet Lips You Have – Oh! If I Only Had You – Gus Kahn & Cliff Friend (1926)
Pinkie (The Flapper Song) – Herbert W. Weise & William F. Caesar (1922)
Racketeer Rose – Fred Fisher & Stella Unger (1931)
She Was Just a Sailor’s Sweetheart (A Serio-Comic Mock Ballad Fox Trot) – Joe Burke (1925)
Yes Sir! That’s My Baby – Gus Kahn & Walter Donaldson (1925)
A full list of titles is available upon request. Book ID: 49041