c. 1870 Lyric Sheet: Come Back to Erin
Vintage Lyric Sheet from Early San Francisco. c. 1870, San Francisco Lyric Sheet: “Come Back to Erin,” Published by Bell and Company, San Francisco, CA, Very Fine.. The lyric sheet, 11.25” x 4.5”, is “Published and Sold, Wholesale and Retail, by BELL & COMPANY, General Publishers of Songs and Ballads, Booksellers, Stationers and Periodical Agents, No. 639 Kearny Street, San Francisco.” The lyrics are printed in black down the center of the page with a decorative border surrounding. The chorus, though only printed once in its entirety, is repeated three times as follows: “Then come back to Erin, Mavourneen, Mavourneen,/ Come back again to the land of thy birth,/ Come back to Erin, Mavoureen, Mavoureen,/ And its Killarney shall ring with our mirth.” Minor dampstaining, adhesive along top edge for binding; else fine..