Collection The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

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  • A treatise on the theory and practice of dancing with an appropriate poem, in two cantos, and plates illustrative of the art

    Book. print | 6 p.l., 88 p. front., 3 col. pl. 18 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by William Folds - Cassidy, James P.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1810

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  • Defence of Fort M'Henry

    21 x 17 cm | This is the first printing of Key's poem. B24 in Star spangled books.

    • Contributor: [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1814-09-17
  • [ Facsimile of first newspaper printing of The star spangled banner]

    1 photostat of newspaper article | Published in the" Baltimore Patriot and Evening Advertiser." Part of an assortment of uncatalogued clippings and photostats relating to the Star Spangled Banner, housed in the Music Division.

    • Contributor: Munroe & French - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1814-09-20
  • Defence of Fort M'Henry

    The traditional favorite for first book publication of "The star spangled banner," though three others published that year could make the same claim. This one is accredited as first by most historians. Published in "National songster; or, a collection of the most admired patriotic songs, on the brilliant victories, achieved by the naval and military heroes of the United States of America, over equal ...

    • Contributor: John Gruber and Daniel May - [Key, Francis Scott]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1814

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