Pisa, Italy. Hotel dei Cavalieri. Circa 1950(?).
Colorful brochure 7 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches, unfolding to a map 9 1/4 x 12 3/4 inches of central Pisa with a blue-inked walking route from the hotel to the site of the Cathedral, Museum, and Leaning Tower of Pisa. (Cover art depicts the hotel with the Leaning Tower in the distance.) Map on rear panel locates Pisa and other cities in the north of the country. Blurbs on folded panel of brochure provide words of praise for the hotel from Thornton Wilder, Gene Tierny ("what a charming hotel") and others. Brochure in very good clean condition (save for inked route from hotel to Leaning Tower). An engaging ephemeral item with text in several languages. Item #55636