The Story of a Musical life. An Autobiography.

Cincinnati: The John Church Co, [1891].

First edition. Frontispiece portrait from photograph. x, 256 pp. 1 vols. 12mo. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on upper cover. Fine copy, with the following inscription on flyleaf (the top half of which is excised): "Geo. F. Root / Chicago Nov. 1891", and (in another hand) beneath: "The Author of the Song / Tramp - Tramp - Tramp - / the Boys are Marching." Item #219841

Composer some of the best-known songs of the Civil War period, including his most famous: "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!"

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