Visit of Colonial Premiers and the Houses of Parliament to Portsmouth
Visit of Colonial Premiers and the Houses of Parliament to Portsmouth

[ADMIRALTY]. Visit of Colonial Premiers and the Houses of Parliament to Portsmouth.

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[ADMIRALTY]. Visit of Colonial Premiers and the Houses of Parliament to Portsmouth. [London, Eyre and Spottiswode, 1907].

Original black polished calf, lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, inner dentelles gilt, watered silk endpapers, decorated in gilt; pp. 15, [3], folding map, printed in four colours, folding table, six original mounted photos with loose captioned tissue guards; photos oxidized, otherwise good.
Very rare first edition, marked at head of title 'Not for Publication'. The visitors were taken onboard the original HMS Dreadnought and witnessed a submarine attack. This was followed by lunch on Whale Island.

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