Jim Garber has collected some old sheet music and also two old mandolin catalogs from around 1900
Ricca Mandolin Catalog
Click below to download a pdf file for a small format (approximately 7" X 5") catalog for New York mandolin maker Luigi Ricca. According to the info from Mike Holmes, Ricca was in business in New York City until about 1898.
Ricca Catalog (about 1.1MB)
May Flower Mandolin & Guitar Catalog, ca. 1901
Click below to download a pdf file for a small format (approximately 8" X 5.25") catalog for Chicago mandolin and guitar maker Flower & Groehsl's May Flower line of instruments.
May Flower Catalog (about 4.8MB)