The Historie Booke - done to keep in lasting remembrance the joyous meeting of the Honourable Artillery Company of London and the Ancient and Honourable Artillery Company of the Massachusetts in the towne of Boston AD 1903
Privately printed at the Norwood Press for the Ancient and Honourable Artillery Company of the Massachusetts, 1903, limited edition of 2500 copies (this no 1252). Blue cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt lettering and crests of the two companies within a stylished gilt border to the front cover. Bevelled edges to boards. Aeg. 12.5ins x 9.5ins, endpapers illustrated with crests of the two companies, lviii, 176pp. Within this pagination are listed 26 full page plates (20 b&w, 6 in colour). The title page and the 4pp list of subcribers are also printed in colour. The main body of the book has margin illustrations to nearly every text page. A history of the two companies written from an American perspective. One colour plate appears to have come loose and been re-inserted, but not quite squarely. Bottom corners rubbed. Generally a VG copy.
stock no: 35811
Author Smith, Justin H. (ed)
Publisher Norwood Press