text block is detaching from cover, tape repair on first page . This sketch book is inscribed "'the Grove' Theddlethorpe, 'All Saints'" (England). This album contains 25 whimsical drawings and watercolors as well as some humorous sayings, such as:"If your lips would keep from slips, Five things observe with care;Of whom you speak, to whom you speak,And how, and when and where."Some of the illustrations are also captioned, such as the "Ruins of Bellicourt Church, France Nov 1918". Bellicourt was site of numerous intense battles during World War I. The sketch book that contains a variety of media-pen and ink, photographs, watercolors and includes verses and writings. Each verse or drawing is signed or initialed by a different person. The leather is cover titled "Autographs", and the interior covers are marbleized. The pages are several different light colors (pink, blue, and cream). 7 1/4" x 6 1/2"
(Inventory #: 24020116)
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