AMERICA'S WINTER RESORTS TO WHICH TICKETS ARE SOLD BY THE NEW YORK CENTRAL LINES. Copyright, 1899, by George H. Daniels, General Passenger Agent, New York Central [cover title]. New York: New York Central & Hudson River R. R. Co., [printed by The Matthews-Northrup Co., Buffalo, N. Y.], n.d. . Single sheet, 41x180 cm, folded to make 48 panels. Fourteen illustrations, including one duplicated on the outer panels, two maps. An elaborate promotional brochure with impressive maps, issued as "Four-Track Series," number 5. An advance copy, with a printed letter tipped in, dated 16 February 1900, addressed to the Hon. R[ousseau] Crump from the New York Central's General Passenger Agent, George H. Daniels, promoting the folder and the map of North and South America which was included "for the purpose of aiding" the Pan American Exposition to be held in Buffalo in 1901. Crump (1895-1901) was at the time a U.S. Congressman from Michigan. The 48-panel brochure has two 41x60 mm (16x24 inch) side-by-side color maps on the verso, one a map of the United States showing New York Central lines with inset "Winter Resorts in California. Los Angeles and Vicinity" and a map of North and South America "showing routes leading to New York and the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo 1901," the other, "America’s Winter Resorts to which tickets are sold by the New York Central Lines ... ," a map of the eastern United States, eastern Canada, Cuba and the northeastern Caribbean Sea and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula with the resorts in these regions located with red dots. Photographic illustrations include Saranac Lake and Niagara Falls in winter. In warmer climates, leisure activities such as bicycling and golf are promoted. Outer panels dusty and soiled, folds rubbed, several short tears along folds with minor loss at a few intersections, a good copy. (#170208).
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