Illustrated title page depicts a caricature of Wilkie Bard in the gondola of a balloon among the clouds. Signed "Sidney Kent"
Publisher's advertisement on verso of p.  for "Francis & Day's book novelties": 27th annual. 27th dance album. Harry Lauder's album of popular songs. Wilkie Bard's ablum of popular songs. 2nd book of coon songs. 4th rag-time album of two-steps and cake walks. Eleventh book of dramas, dialogues, and drolleries. 18th banjo annual
Vocal part on p.  includes solmization with rhythmic shorthand symbols and patter lyrics