When the Lad for Longing Sighs (A. E. Housman); For Voice and Piano, 1923, VG

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A. E. Housman and C. W. Orr. J. W. Chester Ltd. 1923. Very Good

Notes: Very Good, 4to, 11 1/2" x 9 3/4." Brown paper wrappers. No lettering to spine. Original publisher's stamp on front. Covers have age toning along edges on front and back, offsetting at center on front and back, spine and tips have slight chipping, else clean and intact, binding tight. Pages have slightly bumped tips and age toning, else clean and intact. Five pp. Choral sheet music with piano accompaniment set to A. E. Housman's _When the Lad for Longing Sighs_. A. E. Housman (1859-1936) was an English poet and classical scholar. He was one of England's most eminent scholars of his time and is still considered one of England's best scholars to this day. His most famous work of poetry is _A Shropshire Lad_. Charles Wilfred Orr (1893-1976) was an English composer. He commonly made compositions with piano accompaniments and dedicated his career to setting poetry to music.