The Historical Pageant of the Monterey Peninsula: In Twelve Episodes Pictorially Rendered. Jo Mora.

The Historical Pageant of the Monterey Peninsula: In Twelve Episodes Pictorially Rendered

Monterey, CA: Del Monte Properties, 1933. 1st. Paperback. 12 x 5" bi-fold (12 x 10" opened). 28pp (printing on recto). Cream glossy card stock with a black crest of the Hotel Del Monte on the front cover. a fine copy. Item #15189

This scarce booklet contains the twelve striking magazine advertisements for Hotel Del Monte which appeared serially, one a month, throughout 1934. Each image is titled and includes a brief description of the image and historical information about the Hotel Del Monte and the Monterey Peninsula. The image titles include: The Harbor of Refuge; The Month Was December; California Began Here; Mother of the Missions; The Reward of the Pathfinder; To Live Long and Without Care; Trials the Caballeros Rode; Yankee vs. Caballero; Manana; Monterey Surrenders; Old Spain Still Lives; and Heritage of a Romantic Past. Subsequent to the advertising having appeared in the magazine advertisements, the Hotel Del Monte decided to use the same artwork on their menus; a complimentary set could be had simply by asking the waiter. (Not in Grandeau & Shorts). Next day shipping. Celebrating our 17th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request.

Price: $800.00

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