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My Visit to the Metropolis of the World During the Coronation Year of His Majesty King Edward VIIth.

Frontispiece double portrait, coloured title, coloured plate of Westminster Abbey - then follows a series of 25 collotype plates with explanatory text on verso, interleaves with a leaf on which to record impression - 'Visited the Crystal Palace - In Company With - Impressions left by my visit ', then pp.28 The Sight-Seers' Guide, (i) Advertisement, (i) blank, Coloured plate of the Coronation Throne, pp. (xii) blanks, for notes, pp. (x) on thick paprt fot 'Sketches', Plan of the Procession Route, (ii) Advertisements for the General Accident Insurance Co. !, (i) Imprint. Original decorated cloth, the spine carrying a pocket for a pencil, no longer present, a very good copy.

*The owner of this unusually elaborate souvenir has filled in the odd page, recording her ? visit with Maurice, 7th. October - on one leaf she writes - 'Saturday Oct.11th. Went to see 'The Widdow of Folly' at The Comedy Theatre with Maurice this afternoon. Very wet this morning. We saw the first London fog.'

Eyre & Spottiswoode. London.

Date Published: [1902]. Oblong 12mo.

Stock No. 58148

Price: 45.00