Publication: Privately printed, 1909, N P
First edition. 9" x 6" oblong wrappers stamped in red on the covers, 10 pp., illustrated, advertisements. View on the title page of Burlington from the Illinois shore, and a double view of Burlington taken from the top of the Mississippi Elevator. A listing of the races and times is provided along with a map of the race course, with events ranging from 1/4 mile to 30 miles in length. Laid-in is a menu for the Burlington Launch Club's dinner including entrees, salads, dessert, coffee, and after dinner mints. Also laid-in is a two-page typewritten transcription of the regatta which appeared in MotorBoat magazine on July 10, 1909, pages 38 and 39. The center fold view of Burlington is attractive and informative. A vertical crease to the entire booklet, else a very good copy.
Inventory Number: 36834