Vacations Here and There [manuscript title page]

Grand Lake, ME, and other sites: 1940-1942. 4to (12 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches), with 79 mounted photographs, mostly in the 2 1/2 x 3 inch range (with a few much smaller and a few 7 x 9), almost all with ink captions and with a little other manuscript commentary, six on them picturing a 1940 hunting trip to Grand Lake, Washington County, Maine (guns but no game), 36 picturing May and June, 1941, fishing trips to Grand Lake, Maine (plenty of fish), and 10 picturing a September, 1941, fishing trip to Grand Lake Stream, Maine (more fish), the balance picturing a day at the Suffolk Downs, Boston, races (14 photographs, including two with the horses approaching the wire), club gatherings (some with an outdoor theme), and family and business activities; also included is a signed copy of the 1942 Massachusetts Fish and Game Association annual meeting program. Royce (1876-ca. 1950), apparently a principal at the Harvard Brewery in Lowell, Massachusetts, here records, in short photographic essays, his sporting outings with fellow New England brewers and other friends. Paper browned and somewhat brittle, but a good solid album throughout. Brown pebbled cloth and board album, tied. (#8478). Item #61353

Price: $275.00

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