|Author:||Morét, Neil, 1878-1943|
|Title:||A deed of the pen : march- two-step / by the composer of "Hiawatha".|
|Digital Record:||St. Louis, Missouri: Washington University in St. Louis, University
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A deed of the pen :
march- two-step /
by the composer of "Hiawatha".
Morét, Neil, 1878-1943
Detroit: Whitney-Warner Pub-Co., c1903.
Publisher - Whitney Warner Pub. Co.
Meeting - Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) Songs and music.
Topical - Piano music.
Topical - Marches (Piano)
Composer's name from caption responsibility statement.
"Louisiana Purchase Exposition, respectfully dedicated to C.M. Huttig, vice-president".
P. (2) contains the poem "A deed of the pen (the transfer of the Louisiana Territory)" by Louis Dodge, as well as a letter from Walter B. Stevens, Secretary of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, commenting on the appropriateness of the title and illustration for the fair.
T.p. ill.: burgundy border; drawing of a woman in a long, white, medieval inspired gown with a gold fleur-de-lis pattern and a gold hem, holding a map of the Louisiana Territory in her right hand, and pointing to it with her left; behind her is a blue fleur-de-lis, and behind that are outlines of the tops of buildings, with banners and trumpeters atop the buildings; on either side of the woman are gold, round finials with the words "Saint Louis 1904" on one, and "World's Fair March" on the other.
Also available as a digital file in PDF format.
P. 7 embossed with the stamp "D.S. Andros & Co., established 1860, music dealers, 114 Baldwin St., Elmira, N.Y.".
T.p. signed: Lucye Loowis.
Loowis, Lucye. former owner
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