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The Mattakeset. Katama, M. V., Mass. The Coolest Summer Resort On The Atlantic Sea-Board; Highest Temperature Last Season, 80 Degrees by W. D. Carpenter

The Mattakeset. Katama, M. V., Mass. The Coolest Summer Resort On The Atlantic Sea-Board; Highest Temperature Last Season, 80 Degrees

by W. D. Carpenter

Publication: Mercury Publishing Company, Printers, 1887, New Bedford

First edition. 32mo. 4 1/2" x 5 3/8" printed wrappers, 6 pp. illustration. The Mattakeset is "the only first-class hotel at the sea-ward side of Martha's Vineyard and the only one commanding a view of the ocean." Inside front covers provides a complete menu of soups, fish, cold dishes, meats, entrees, vegetables, relishes, pastry, and dessert as supplied by the hotel. A temperature chart for every day in July and August, 1887 is provided. Information is provided about the Mattakeset and cottages in Katama, Martha's Vineyard, Mass., along with its location,, bathing and swimming, climate, their food ("the table will, at all times, be maintained at a high standard of excellence"), and travel routes to Katama. Covers lightly soiled, else a very good copy.

Inventory Number: 33766

$250.00