"The Moon Shines Bright; or The Sailor's Serenade"
sheet musicMUSICAL INSTRUMENTS & SHEET MUSIC
Woodbury, Isaac Baker; Oliver Ditson & Co.; Greene, Henry F.
USA, MA, Boston
13-5/8 x 10-1/8 in.
Sheet music, "The Moon Shines Bright; or The Sailor's Serenade"; words not ascribed but probably by I. B. Woodbury; music by I. B. Woodbury; dedicated to Capt. Long of the steamship CANADA; published Boston by Oliver Ditson, 1858; cover engraved by Greene (Henry F. Greene); cover in various typefaces and scrolls; handwritten in pencil upper right "Presented to [?], with compliments/ of Amanda L. McClure"; 3 pages. [Stuart M. Frank note: "The principles are Isaac Baker Woodbury (1819-1858); and Henry R. Green (fl. c. 1850-60), sometime associate of Henry J. Greene and lately a partner in the Boston firms Weller & Greene (c. 1852) and Greene & Walker (from 1857). CANADA was the name of a Cunard liner and an auxiliary bark represented by Glidden & William.]