Publication: Paradise of the Pacific Press, 1914, Honolulu
First edition, thus. 5 3/4" x 3 1/2" in pictorial wrappers. 64 pp. Map. Index. Illustrations. Concise history and travel guide issued in conjunction with the forthcoming Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. Geography ad history of Hawaii along with information on agriculture, businesses, climate, cost of living, the Hawaiian language and race, railways, roads, volcanoes, etc. Details include steamship prices for travel, the six large first-class resort hotels, including the Alexander Young, Royal Hawaiian, Colonial, Moana, and the Seaside. Testimonial opinions appended at the end range from Mark Twain - “The loveliest fleet of islands that lies anchored in any ocean,” to Sir Frederick Treves, Sergeant-Surgeon to King Edward. Black and white photographs throughout. Wrappers with light soiling. Very good.
Inventory Number: 49879