Rockford Printing Company, 1911. Item #3689
CHANEY, Ida Sherratt. FUGITIVE LEAVES FROM FOREIGN LANDS. Paris, Versailles, St. Denis, Fontainbleu. Rockford, Illinois: Rockford Printing Company, 1911. 8vo., pictorial tan-linen wraps; 82 pages. First Edition, with a tipped-in frontispiece and four other photographs of the author's journey in France. Signed presentation from Chaney on the front endpaper: "Harry Lamont, With Compliments of the perpetrator, Ida Sherratt Chaney. Cheer up Laddie!/ Ye dinna has tae read this book/ Ye needna e'en gie it a look./But mind when fuel's no tae be had,/And could bleak minds flow brash and bad,/Wi' a wee bit match thsese leaves will ren',/ A bonny blaze. They're rae dry,- ye ken." Also with Chaney's personal calling card, under her married name of Mrs. Burt Judson Chaney, tipped to the same page- inscribed by Chaney: "With congratulations of your old friend." Very Good (little wear & rubbing covers; contents clean & tight). Rare! $150.00.