Del Monte, CA: A. D. Shepard, 1910. First Edition. 5 1/2 x 3 1/4"  pp. Photo-illustrations; maps. Color illustrated staplebound wrappers in fine condition. Item #20608
Scarce, early promotional booklet designed to assist guests of the Hotel Del Monte to learn about the surroundings and the many interesting things to see and do. Opened in 1880, Hotel Del Monte was the first true resort complex in the United State and was an immediate success, drawing the wealthy and influential of the day. Guests included Theodore Roosevelt and Ernest Hemingway, as well as many early Hollywood stars. Includes images of various sporting activities such as golfing, swimming, fishing & horseback riding; a birds-eye view of the Del Monte Golf Course and of Pebble Beach before its golf course; and 2 other maps. Not in Rocq.