“Oceanus” Or Echoes From Afloat. An Album Of Songs [Nellie Melba Portrait]
“Oceanus” Or Echoes From Afloat. An Album Of Songs [Nellie Melba Portrait]
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“Oceanus” Or Echoes From Afloat. An Album Of Songs [Nellie Melba Portrait]

1889. Sheet music, lithograph cover, annotated “author’s copy” and signed in upper margin, inscribed, dated and signed again by songwriter Frederick J. Davis in ink on first page, 35.5 x 26cm. Loose sheets including cover, chips to edges, foxing.

Inscription reads “With the author’s cheeriest regards to Mr Horrocks, Frederick J. Davis, 20/11/89.” Text includes “Dedicated by special permission to Madame Melba, in memory of a pleasant voyage. The words by Frederick J. Davis, music by Ferris Tozer. London, Marriott & Williams, Academy House, 295 Oxford Street, W. Ent. Sta. Hall.”

Cover image shows a portrait of Dame Nellie Melba (Aust., 1861–1931).

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Item #CL199-47

Price (AUD): $880.00  other currencies

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