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The Samoset, Penobscot Bay, Rockland Breakwater, Maine Ricker Hotel Company, A.W. Hodgdon, Manager

The Samoset, Penobscot Bay, Rockland Breakwater, Maine

Ricker Hotel Company, A.W. Hodgdon, Manager

Publication: Privately printed, 1909, NP

7" x 8," folded in half in pictorial wrapper. No pagination. 16 pp., double column, centerfold and 16 other views from photographs, small map. Printed throughout in sepia ink. Numerous photographs showing the beautiful architectural design of the exterior of The SamOset. Exterior and interior views include: Bay Front Approach Drive; Rotunda; golf and croquet; Reading and Writing Room; Breakwater Promenade; Golf Course and Putting Course; The Caddies; Bathing; etc. "It is impossible to describe adequately the complete revolution that took place in the original house in every room, every department, and upon the grounds throughout the entire property, which has resulted in converting The SamOset into the most modern of summer resorts, in sanitation, equipment and general service." Careful plumbing installed throughout, every room has large closets, new furniture, the dining room is completely surrounded by windows for spectacular views, the scenery and cuisine are unparalleled, the drinking water is brought from Mirror Lake, a natural reservoir, etc. Reprinted 1903 original brochure, reproducing even the chipped covers of the original. Light soiling. Very good.

Inventory Number: 40142

$225.00