Jamaica Tourist and Motor Guide, A Complete Guide to the Island of Jamaica, with Maps Showing Motor Routes, Illustrations, History, Points of Interest, Description of Towns, Hotels, Methods of Travel, Etc. JAMAICA, I. P. Mills.
Jamaica Tourist and Motor Guide, A Complete Guide to the Island of Jamaica, with Maps Showing Motor Routes, Illustrations, History, Points of Interest, Description of Towns, Hotels, Methods of Travel, Etc.

Jamaica Tourist and Motor Guide, A Complete Guide to the Island of Jamaica, with Maps Showing Motor Routes, Illustrations, History, Points of Interest, Description of Towns, Hotels, Methods of Travel, Etc.

Boston and Swampscott, MA: Ainslie and Grabow Press, [1908].

5 1/8 x 7 3/4 in., pp. 98, [38] (ads), with two folding maps, illustrations from photographs. Original illustrated wrappers.Spine heavily chipped, rear wrapper partially detached, travel agent's stamp on front free endpaper and inner rear cover. Good. Scarce early automobile guide for Jamaica, providing a general history and description of the island and its principal towns, description of the most common tourist itineraries, and practical information for the traveler--including the country's motor laws, enacted in 1905. An extensive advertising section includes ads for steamer lines, auto touring companies, taxis, hotels, and local purveyors of rum, sugar, cigars, wine, clothing, and other merchandise. One of the maps simply shows Jamaica's location in the Caribbean, but the other is a tourist map of the island with motor routes indicated in red and profile of the Jamaica Railway line from Kingston to Montego Bay.

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