Nesbitt, P. (illus).
Del Monte, CA. Hotel Del Monte. No date. Ca. 1940s.
Color pictorial bird's eye view style map, 8 1/4 x 15 inches on sheet size 10 x 17 inches, centerfold. Very good condition: faint foxing to verso and a few soft creases to upper margin. An attractive bird's eye view style map by P. Nesbitt featuring the highlights of the Peninsula including the Hotel Del Monte, Pacific Grove, the Country Club and Carmel by the Sea, with the Seventeen Mile Drive and other routes marked. On the verso is a route map featuring "The New Carmel - San Simeon State Highway between San Luis Obispo and the Monterey Peninsula Destined to be one of the Major Scenic Drives on the Pacific Slope." Del Monte is described as "For fifty years the resort best loved by Californians" dating this promotional piece to circa 1930 (the Del Monte Hotel was first constructed in 1880). Item #46716