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[Cuba]. [Travel]
Compliments of Cuban Tours and Transportation Co. Incorporated [cover title]
Havana, 1928. Very good.. [60]pp. Oblong 12mo. Original printed pictorial wrappers, stapled and tied with ribbon. Minor wear and soiling, contemporary ink stamp on rear cover. Internally clean. A handsome promotional booklet for the island of Cuba, provided by the Cuban Tours and Transportation Company and extensively illustrated. After the opening leaf of text, each page features a full-page photographic half-tone illustration with caption highlighting tourism spots and attractions on the island. These include an aerial view of the capitol, which includes a biplane flying at camera-level; the Malecon driveway; a view of Paseo de Marti; San Francisco Machina and the Santa Clara wharves; countryside scenes depicting sugar production and agriculture; a view of the jockey club and grand stands at Oriental Park; street scenes, and more. Leading hotels in Havana are shown on the last few leaves. A wonderful illustrated souvenir guide. No copies located in OCLC.
Bookseller: McBride Rare Books [United States]
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