New Year's Song, 1876. As Sung by Ned Barry, at Buckley's Varieties. (Caption title). California, Ned Barry.
“The fire in Virginia too/Should be to us a warning/To keep the water handy Boys/ And Save our Homes from Burning.”

New Year's Song, 1876. As Sung by Ned Barry, at Buckley's Varieties. (Caption title).

San Francisco, Bell & Company, [1875]. Item #697

4to. broadside. 275 x 115 mm., [10 7/8  x 4 inches].  Caption and verse within an ornamental border. Upper right corner and right edge ragged (though with still a good margin), otherwise very good.  


 Rare song sheet, written in eight stanzas, each with eight lines, separated by a chorus.  "There was in Eighteen seventy-five/ In Mining Stocks a panic,/ The banker rushed around like mad,/ Like demons quite satanic,/ And holders of the 'Orphic' stock/ Had looks so pale and blank, sirs/ Despair, seized men with money in the California Bank sirs."


 Bell & Company was a general publisher of songs and ballads, as well as booksellers, stationers, and periodical agents.


Not cited in NUC.  OCLC turns up copies at UC Davis, Yale, UT Austin.

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Price: $275.00

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