(San Jose: Press of Melvin, Hillis & Black), no date (circa 1906). First edition. Paperback. 28 pp. including covers, original stapleboumd decorative wrappers, illustrated throughout with reproductions from photographs, map on rear cover. Minor wear, ink stamp of "Santa Cruz Investment Co." on front and rear covers and margin of 1 page. Small owner name and date (1909) on front cover. Item #22959
Rare promotional brochure for the Santa Cruz County mountains retreat, Ben Lomond, at the time served by rail and stage coach. Text on page  projects that in May, 1907 "the present Narrow Gauge R. R. will be broadauged and shortened and the Ocean Shore R. R.will be completed from San Francisco to Santa Cruz." OCLC/Worldcat locates only 1 copy (described as a reproduction) of this rare item (Santa Cruz Public Library).