Maduro's Guide to Panama and Colon. With Compliments of Maduro's Souvenir Store Cathedral Plaza - Panama City. Panama.
Maduro's Guide to Panama and Colon. With Compliments of Maduro's Souvenir Store Cathedral Plaza - Panama City
Maduro's Guide to Panama and Colon. With Compliments of Maduro's Souvenir Store Cathedral Plaza - Panama City

Maduro's Guide to Panama and Colon. With Compliments of Maduro's Souvenir Store Cathedral Plaza - Panama City

[Panama City: ca. 1920]. 24pp. Original yellow illustrated wrappers, stapled. Moderate dust-soiling, and edge wear to wrappers, price written in blue pencil on front cover. Creases throughout. Very good. Item #2560

A seemingly-unrecorded, photographically-illustrated travel guide to the two principal cities in Panama, issued by the owner of a prominent souvenir shop in Panama City. I.L. Maduro operated a souvenir store in Cathedral Plaza, and touted himself as offering "the finest selection of Choice Panama Hats" along with the "largest stock of souvenirs, postal cards, views, maps, Japanese & Chinese silks & curios, and Native curios." The photographs within this pamphlet picture various departments of Maduro's store, the "New Washington Hotel," views of the Panama Canal, a bird's-eye view of Panama City, and a street view of Maduro's store. The pamphlet concludes with a section on how to make Panama hats, and then a fare schedule for travel along the Panama Canal. Interestingly, Panama City and Colon are the two endpoints of the Panama Canal. No copies in OCLC.

Price: $250.00