1905 ORIGINAL, OFFICIAL MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL OF THE VICTORIAN CLUB OF BOSTON

By: CHARLES S. SKINNER, FREDERICK CEASAR DE SUMICHRAST, FRANK H. JACKSON

Price: $1,695.99

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Book Condition: Very Good


On offer s a superb, original 1905 - 1906 manuscript trip back in time being the official handwritten journal of the Victorian Club of Boston. The unpaginated book is about 80% full and has approximately 100 pages of handwritten meeting minutes, election nominating ballots, banquet menus, published meeting reports and other related ephemera. For the most part the writer is Club Secretary Charles S. Skinner and later Secretary Frank H. Jackson. Changes to the handwriting indicate we believe additional notes by Club President Frederick C. de Sumichrast an esteemed author and renowned Anglophile. There are numerous tipped in items including 1906 Empire Day Banquet ephemera, notes of talks on Russia, Australia, etc. The premium 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" book is missing the spine cap but is otherwise VG. HISTORICAL NOTES: The Victorian Club, organized in 1897, was considered the representative of the English people in Boston. Frederick C. de Sumichrast was a Harvard Professor specializing in French. He was the president of the Boston-based Victorian Club. He was conspicuously pro-British-Empire, as can be seen by his writings 'Americans and Briton' and 'Why Britain Is Great'. He was also well known in his time for his works on yachting.

Title: 1905 ORIGINAL, OFFICIAL MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL OF THE VICTORIAN CLUB OF BOSTON

Author Name: CHARLES S. SKINNER, FREDERICK CEASAR DE SUMICHRAST, FRANK H. JACKSON

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 20th Century Diary, 20th Century Manuscript,

Publisher: BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS MASS MA, 1905

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Manuscript

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 0001971

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