Los Angeles: McBride Press, [ca. 1910]. Broadside, approximately 21 x 7 inches. Previously folded. A couple of short closed tears and dust soiling at edges. Minor loss at top edge where previously posted. Unobtrusive tissue repairs. Still very good. Item #2333
Early 20th-century, illustrated promotional broadside for Catalina Island, "America's Greatest Winter and Summer Resort." The largest image at the head of the broadside depicts a ferry pulling away from Avalon, and boasts, "Mountain, Valley and Ocean 3 1/2 Hours Ride from Los Angeles -- A Climate Near Perfection." Below are pictorial advertisements for the "Sensational Mountain Stage Ride," the Hotel Metropole, "Phenomenal Rod and Reel Fishing," with other attractions and excursions in this "Paradise for Sportsmen" mentioned in type. Interesting and attractive promotional material for Catalina during the early 1900s; Not in OCLC.