The group of four nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century pieces of sheet music includes:
Two beer hall favorites by songwriter and music publisher Harry Von Tilzer, the second of which was commissioned by the beer company Anheuser-Busch in 1903:
"Down Where the Wurzburger Flows", by Vincant P. Bryan and Harry Von Tilzer. Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co.: New York, 1902. 5 pp. Large quarto. Pages detached with some chips at right edge.
"Under the Anheuser Bush", by Andrew B. Sterling and Harry Von Tilzer. Harry Von Tilzer Music Publishing Co.: New York, 1903. 5 pp. Large Quarto. Tape at spine and a bit chipped at edges (not affecting). Small signature of former owner on cover.
A song in which a German soldier bemoans the loss of his girlfriend and his Schnapps:
"Corporeal Schnapps", by Henry C. Work. Root & Cady: Chicago, 1884. 5 pp. Disbound. Tear at bottom margin of all pages (affecting some marginal notes) and spotting throughout.
And a serio-comic song about the restorative powers of rock and rye, "the only cure that's sure":
"Rock & Rye", by Elmer Rapp. W. H. Ewald & Bro.: Jersey City, 1879. 5 pp. Large quarto. Engraved.