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Political Memorabilia including the Daniel Schofield Collection

February 16, 2018

Lot #107
DepartmentPolitical Songbooks
Sold For$550.00(hammer price)
 $660.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 26, 2018

Description

RARE SONG SHEET OLD ENGLAND FORTY YEARS AGO" Circa 1815
"Sold wholesale and retail by Hunt & Shaw, North East Corner, Faneuil Hall Market". Pertains to the War of 1812, but lyrics cover American history dating from the Revolutionary War, mentioning Washington and Madison, notable ships, captains and battles from the War of 1812, and Andrew Jackson and the defeat at New Orleans. Three columns of lyrics separated by thin rules and surrounded by a cornucopia and fleur-de-lis border. Image of a three-masted ship at top of first column of text. 9.5" x 8"."

Condition

Toned, foxed and soiled. .75 chip missing from left edge. Creased. Some very small unobtrusive losses along fold lines."

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