Auction 107, Lot 648

"The Great Southwest, along the Santa Fe", Harvey, Fred

Subject: Guide Books

Period: 1923 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
11 x 8.5 inches
27.9 x 21.6 cm

This superbly illustrated promotional brochure on the American Southwest was published by the famous Fred Harvey Company. The partnership of the Santa Fe Railway and the Fred Harvey Company with its hotels, restaurants, and shops first mobilized the tourist industry in the Southwest. Includes 30 illustrations from hand-tinted photographs and paintings. Brown paper cover with color illustration titled "The First Santa Fe Train."

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Condition: A

Minor foxing to title page, else fine.

Estimate: $50 - $70

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/9/2004

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