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The Intervale House: White Mountains, New Hampshire. "Its Attraction as a Health and Pleasure Resort for the Summer and Fall Months". A White Mountains Hotel Advertising Brochure, Circa 1890.

by Herbert S. Mudgett

Condition: VG+


Printed in nice bright red stiff wrappers with gilt and white titles, string-tied with the lovely and striking 'Intervale' crest of 2 opposing Carribou or Elk Bucks? and possibly a dragon head at the top, all in gilt. . 24 photo & illustrated pages with a center plan of the golf links. Near Fine condition with a nice 'Bird's Eye map in the rear which looks like a portion of the Avery Rand map published by the MCRR circa 1890. The MCRR is central to the ads in this early brochure, showing the tracks bisecting the hotel property and the golf links. No auto are shown, transportation was strictly via Stagecoach and Train. Undated, circa 1890, a very nice early brochure from this famous 'Grand Hotel" in the height of its popularity. . VG+. Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.
  • Bookseller: The Book Moose US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 023019
  • Title: The Intervale House: White Mountains, New Hampshire. "Its Attraction as a Health and Pleasure Resort for the Summer and Fall Months". A White Mountains Hotel Advertising Brochure, Circa 1890.
  • Author: Herbert S. Mudgett
  • Book condition: Used - VG+
  • Bookseller catalogs: White Mountains; New Englandania & Town/County/State History;

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