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    James Buchanan: 1860 Secession Crisis Pro-Union Sheet Music. Large format [11" x 14"> sheet music published by the composer, John M. Crosland, in January 1860, titled "Song of the Union by A Pennsylvanian. Most respectfully dedicated to James Buchanan." Great imagery on the cover including, on one hand, Washington and an eagle in a constellation of stars and, on the other, mobs putting the torch to the Capitol, feet trampling the Union & the Constitution, the Federal edifice crumbling and the American eagle struck down by lightning. Spine repaired with Scotch tape, 6 pages (including two pages of music and one page of lyrics). Chipping and tears to blank rear cover.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    2nd-3rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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