Covers of Gold is the third ground-breaking book about collectible sheet music by Marion Short. Exciting new categories covered in this book include baseball music, the evolution of fashion, the Big Band era, and the elusive sheet music cover illustrators. These subjects and more are accompanied by over 550 full color photographs of the actual music, encompassing the approximate time span of 1900 to 1940.Covers of Gold follows the success of Marion Short's first two books, The Gold in Your Piano Bench and More Gold in Your Piano Bench also available from Schiffer Publishing.
In her spare time, Marion Short continues the never-ending search for rare old popular music to add to her collection of more than 16,000 pieces. Marion and her husband, retired Navy Commander Roy Short, reside in Camarillo, California.