THE SUMMER RESORT OF THE WORLD TALLAC LAKE TAHOE [cover title]. Los Angeles: McBride Press, 316 W. Second St., n.d. [Circa 1910-1915.]. 22.5x20.4 cm, folded to 22.5x10.2 cm, pp. [1-12] (not numbered), double columns, illustrations, self wrappers, stapled. An elaborate brochure promoting Lake Tahoe's healthful climate, magnificent scenery, and The Tallac's hotel, cottages, and 176-foot long, two-story casino, the "finest casino in America." Built by E. J. Baldwin on the south end of the lake, the Tallac House was one of the first resorts on Lake Tahoe. In its days of glory, the 100-year-old Tallac resort included two large hotels, a casino, and numerous annexes and outbuildings. It is now the Tallac Historic Site, composed of the Baldwin Estate, the Pope Estate, and the Valhalla Estate. The cover illustrations were drawn by G. H. Villa. Some wear at upper spine fold, outer panels just a bit dusty, a very good copy. (#172924).