Publication: McAllen Chamber of Commerce, n d (ca 1930), McAllen, Texas
First edition. 8vo.. Pictorial wrappers, 16 pp.(including covers), illustrated mostly from photographs, map. Scarce Depression-era promotional for the southernmost portion of Texas, published by the McAllen Chamber of Commerce. The work is extensively illustrated with approximately fifty halftone photographic illustrations, as well as a double-page map denoting points of interest in the Rio Grande Valley from Brazos Island and Port Isabel to Roma. The text promotes business opportunities in agriculture, particularly citrus, as well as ranching and oil, and is at pains to stress the high quality of life in and easy transportation access to the region. "Come to the Magic Valley -- The All-Year Playground." OCLC locates four copies, At Baylor, UT Austin, SMU, and Yale. Vertical crease at center of booklet, light wear to top edge of rear cover, else a very good copy.
Inventory Number: 46260