THE CLIMATE OF NEW MEXICO AND LAS VEGAS HOT SPRINGS.

Chicago. 1883. 16pp. Frontis. Original orange printed wrappers. Wrappers chipped, with minor soiling. Faint vertical crease to center of pamphlet. Very minor foxing. Very good. Item #WRCAM41816

An early promotional pamphlet for a health resort near Las Vegas, New Mexico. The railroad came to Las Vegas in 1879. The pamphlet closes with this statement: "This concise and statistical record is sufficient to convince the afflicted of all kinds that the climate of the Las Vegas Hot Springs is their only recource [sic] and refuge to preserve and perpetuate health." With a frontispiece view of the Hot Springs resort, a massive Victorian pile called the Montezuma Hotel. It had a brief life as New Mexico's premier resort hotel; finished in the spring of 1882, it burned to the ground in January 1884.

Price: $400.00