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San Juan Capistrano: the mission, n.d., circa 1970. Single leaf of buff stock printed sepia, folded five times to make an 8.5x3.5 inch brochure, two panels of which can be folded up into an envelope for membership and money. Illustrated with a couple of photos and a diagrammatic site map;...
Morro Bay: Morro Bay Chamber of Commerce, no date, circa 1930. 8-panel 4x9 inch brochure with four panels of boosterish text on one side (executed in red and black), the other side a crude full-spread sketch map of the city when a town of 3500. Paperstock slightly toned otherwise a....
no city, NZ: [published either by a NZ bureau or by US travel agentry], undated, but 1915. Single leaf of reasonably alkaline coated paperstock, printed and folded to make a 9x4 inch upright handout with b&w photography, a line map, and a naively enthusiastic promotional text. Faintest toning, mild edgewear.....
[Wellington]: New Zealand Government Publicity Office, 1928. [32p.]8.25x8.5 inches, introductory material, illustrated with 28 b&w and color plates, a map of tourist routes to NX, lists of agencies etc., hand-numbered above plates by previous owner otherwise very good in stapled pictorial wraps.
Northridge: The Gray Line Tours, 1987. Four panel brochure folded to 3.75x8.5 inches, color photos of Finocchio's, North Beach and the Hilton Buffet, tour options with prices, short descriptions of the Venetian Room, Finicchio's, the Hilton and nighttime sightseeing in SF, semi-glossy stock, very good condition.
Burlingame CA: Northern California Railroad Club, 1970. Paperback. Unpaginated, about ten keyboard-set pages, has fullpage line map and a fullpage b&w photo (of the choochoo), rules for travel, schedule, membership info and list of other lines to travel. Staplebound softback with stiffish cover stock, covers a bit toned, a very.....
Mexico City: Solidaridad, 1990. Three informational brochures from Solidaridad, two of which are six-panels folded to 5.75x9.75 inches and the third is four panels folded to 5.25x8.25 inches, texts in English, complaint form, contact numbers and addresses, guidelines and laws, very good.
[San Francisco-?]: n.pub. [190-?]. 4.75x7.25 inch card with small map of route and (blank) steamship log beneath on one side, list of passengers on the other. Sixteen of the passengers were reporters, and have the name of their newspaper or magazine penned next to their names, including Richard Harding Davis.....
Shanghai: Sao ye shan fang, n.d. Eight slender lithographed volumes, bound with thread in traditional format, covers toned, in a wrap-around case. The first volume includes illustrations. Paper toned, otherwise very good. The title label on the case attributes the publication to Sao ye shan fang, but the books state.....
San Sebastian, Spain: [chamber of commerce], no date, 1930s. Paperback. 96p., softbound in 6x4 inch overlapping wraps, printed in dark blue on alkaline paperstock, cover a little edgeworn and spotty, a good sound copy. Find a plethora of advertisements, rail schedules, small unclear photos reproduced in blue. Publication dated from...
no city; Quebec: Le Syndicat d'Initiatives Touristiques / The Saguenay and Lake St-John tourist Association, no date, mid-1930s. Pamphlet. Tour guide bound dos-a-dos, French and English with same content but differing photo-illustrations. Softbound, 10x5 inches, ditto cover illustration in silver and black on white; the English section is worn and...
San Francisco: After Hours, 1985. Magazine. 32p. includes covers, 5.5x8.5 inches, photos, ads, maps, listings, very good guide to sexual nightlife in SF, booklet in stapled pictorial wraps. Interview and review of The Mitchell Brothers Theatre. Also reports on The Castro, Gay nightlife, Lusty Lady etc.
Denver: Brock-Haffner Press for The City and County of Denver, 1916. Unpaginated, p., printed double-column to allow space-saving vertical folding; coated paperstock throughout with matte-turquoise-blue borders and background; staplebound. Folded as an upright, item is 8.5x3.5 inches, folded-out it accommodates a central doublespread map of city and mountainous environs measuring...
Managua: Direccion Nacional de Turismo, 1976. Six leaflets, one to three pages each, photoreproduced, all with horizontal fold. The first, 8.5x11 inches, is an overview of archeological sites; each of the others, in somewhat larger format, introduces a particular destination: Granada, Masaya, Chinandega, Leon, and las Huellas de Acahualinca.
Pretoria: South African Tourist Corporation, undated, circa 1950. Pamphlet. Single large leaf of alkaline clay-coated paperstock, printed and folded to make an upright 9x3.5 inch brochure; features color photographs and design elements. An unblemished period piece, except spiritually. Publishing date guessed from autos, which look late 1940s.