David McKay Company, 1927. Item #1213
LUDY, Robert B. HISTORIC HOTELS OF THE WORLD: PAST AND PRESENT. Illustrated. Philadelphia: David McKay Company, 1927. Small quarto, embossed purple cloth stamped in gilt with the original dust jacket; 328 pages. With more than 100 illustrations. First Edition. Historic inns and hotels from from antiquity and the Middle Ages up to the early 20th century. Signed presentation from Ludy on the front endpaper: "To Hon. C.D. White. With Compliments and good wishes of the Author, Robert B. Ludy, M.D. August 15, 1935." With many pages in the text still uncut and unopened- so, and unread copy. Very Good (gilt bright but little bumping edges and some warping to the rear cover; some scattered foxing text & bit of browning endpapers); tiny chips & short tears (light dampstaining & soil rear panel) d/j. $50.00.