New York: York Music Company, 1908. Item #439
Folio. 350 x 270 mm., (13 ½ x 10 ¾ inches).6 pp. including cover. Illustrated cover with a baseball in the background, the title, photo reproduction of the singing team, Reynolds & [Sophie]Tucker, and a view of the crowd at lower border of the image. Wrappers, edges lightly tattered, lower corner missing, sound and attractive.
Early issue of this classic American song, written by the musical team Jack Norworth and Albert von Tilzer. Originally issued with a photo image of Jack Norworth signing the tune, this issue, includes the duo of Reynolds and Sophie Tucker. This copy has the signature of Nina V. Breinig on the front cover.
Printed on the verso of the first page is a song entitled, “Try this over on your Piano. The Story the Picture Blocks Told”, words by Arthur J. Lamb and music by Albert von Tilzer, also placed in copyright in 1909. With faults a good copy.