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Various: pre-war - 1939 Deluxe Matson fleet interiors brochure

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Matson Line:  From 1939, a beautiful forty-page brochure promoting Matson's South Pacific destinations and their fleet of four large ships, MONTEREY, MARIPOSA, LURLINE, and MATSONIA.

Most pages have little colorful vignettes of tropical scenes which make Matson menus from this era so popular.  Half of the brochure contains large interior photos.  The newer LURLINE, MARIPOSA, and MONTEREY sisters are grouped together: First Class Lounge, Dining Room, Dance Pavilion, Writing Room, Library and two cabins, plus a Cabin Class stateroom and Lounge.  Views of the older MATSONIA, recently rebuilt from the MALOLO of 1927, show the Smoking Room, bedroom of a Lanai Suite, a lanai (verandah), and the Promenade Deck with its lifeboats newly raised up above.   

The brochure is also filled with crisp b&w photos of places visited.  Hawaii is covered in eight pages with photos showing landmarks such as the Aloha Tower and the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on a barren Waikiki Beach.  A page each of Samoa and Fiji show grass huts and a native girl, while the New Zealand pages show a low-rise Auckland "spread around her lovely harbor."  An aerial of Sydney shows the harbor and bridge, while below it a tree-lined street view is captioned "Million-peopled Melbourne is typically, charmingly quite English in atmosphere."  In the center is a two page fantasy map of the Pacific filled with surfers, singers, and sorcerers.  Following that is a fold-out with a big watercolor of the LURLINE.  The brochure is printed on a soft-to-the-touch textured stock. 

Very good condition with light cover wear.
$95.00
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