No signatures. Some creasing to wrappers. Rubbing to ends of paper spine. ; (159) pages. Card wrappers. Illustrated. Page dimensions: 215mm x 135mm. "My wife and self left Liverpool in September 1919, by the good ship 'Minnedosa,' of the C.P.R., bound for Montreal; taking nothing with us but the ordinary size cabin trunk (small enough to slip under the bunk), an ordinary size portmanteau and a hand bag." - the opening sentences. ; 8vo. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Roving The World
Publisher: Ayrton, Saunders & Co (1924)
Publication Date: 1924
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Good+
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Liverpool: Ayrton Saunders & Co, 1923. Presumed 1st ed. Soft covers. No pagination. Illus photos. Covers fyd. round the edges due to the nature of the binding. Front edge of the spine has split & the front cvr. almost detached. Title page is sl. dusty and partly yellowed but generally clean & sound internally. There is a compliment slip with the author's signature inside the front. cvr. A record of the author's trip round the World starting with a voyage from Liverpool to Montreal in the Canadian Pacific liner "Minnedosa" and including visits to USA., Australia, New Zealand & the Far East. The last section of the book is "The Land of the Rising Sun" and is a copy of the author's presidential address to the Philomatic Society in October 1923. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 5137