Malden, MA: Printed by George E. Dunbar, 1897. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. pp: xi, 150; 15 color plates, text illus. Gilt-armorial binding. 7.75" x 4.75" Very Good. Item #BOOKS012577I
Memoir of the visit of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Boston to the Honorable Artillery Company of London. The group left Boston on 29 June 1896, crossing in the Cunard steamer "Servia" to meet with members of the parent group at London and then travel onto the Continent. This book is a daily journal of events during the 33 days, including the Queen's welcome, a military parade at Aldershot, sightseeing trips, Paris, Cologne, Weisbaden, Brussels, Antwerp, etc. Includes much about shipboard life. [Smith, American Travellers Abroad, H97: "Many photographs confirm that this must have been a delightful excursion outing...kept in daily journal entry form."].