Souvenir of Three Hundredth Anniversary of American Shipbuilding, Bath, Maine. August 5-9, 1907
Bath, Maine: Times Company Printers, 1907. Stiff wraps. Includes: PLUMMER, Edward Clarence. Bath the City of Ships.
8vo; [170pp]; grey stiff wrappers, pictorial front with title; stab-stitched binding; b&w half-tone photographic illustrations; 52pp advertisements from Maine stores, services; chipping to spine tail, ownership in light pencil to front wrapper above title; binding tight; very good plus. Very good +. Item #1209
Starts with the Plummer title, Bath, the City of Ships, and continues on with a history of bath, short write-ups on the area, including water supply, climate and brief sketches of prominent local citizens. Includes
the “Official Programme” for the August 5-9 celebration. Monday, August 5, 1907, includes, the Arrival of American and Foreign Warships in the Harbor, Balloon ascension and parachute leaps; Tuesday, August 6 features the arrival of the famous Mission Band of Boston, followed by Land and Water Sports with prizes; Wednesday, August 7 is the Governor’s Day, wioth the arrival of second detachment of military, the evening featuring the Grand Illuminated Water Carnival; Thursday, August 8 is Popham Day, featuring horse and automobile races on Popham Beach.