Rome. Nazionale del Turismo. 1939.
Pamphlet 8 x 4 inches that unfolds to colorful 16 x 16 inch map of Italy. The map provides information on lines of navigation, railway routes, high speed motor ways and lesser roadways. Brochure distributed at the Golden Gate International Exposition. Text in English. Golden Gate International Exposition stamp to front cover, near fine condition. The verso of the map provides useful information for the American tourist planning a trip to Italy, specifically: "You spend less in Italy than you do at home." Paragraphs provide information on Tourist Checks bought at home that can be redeemed in Italy for a 10% premium above the official exchange rate, as well as Hotel and Gasoline coupons that can be redeemed for savings on fuel and lodging. The reader is assured that "Half a month's visit in Italy, travelling first class and living in the "luxury" hotels, would cost you not more than 80 Dollars." A compelling argument, even in Depression-stricken America. Near fine condition. Item #49195
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