The Biltmore: Vanderbilt and Madison Avenues 43rd & 44th Streets, New York Gustav Baumann President. GUSTAVE BAUMANN, ELBERT HUBBARD.

The Biltmore: Vanderbilt and Madison Avenues 43rd & 44th Streets, New York Gustav Baumann President

New York: The Biltmore, N.d. [c. 1912]. An early edition of this promotional booklet for the famous New York hotel near Grand Central Terminal, with an essay by Elbert Hubbard. Building designed by Warren & Wetmore. Later edition(s) are illustrated from photographs; this edition with sketches and color renderings only. Hubbard's essay, written shortly before his death aboard the Lusitania, is fairly substantial for this kind of thing. 4to; 28 pp.; perspective drawing of building and six full-page color illustrations of interiors. Spotting throughout; lacking medallion or scarab to front wrappers; else a good copy in original white ribbon-bound wrappers. In worn mailing envelope. Item #011520

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