Neuware - 143 pp. Englisch. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Established as a luxury vacation destination for the rich and famous in the early 1900s, Palm Beach is synonymous with old-world glamour and new world sophistication. In this exquisite volume, longtime visitor Pamela Fiori shares with readers the heritage of this tropical paradise. From its world-renowned resorts, dreamy estates, and flashy cars to its endless shopping opportunities and impeccable golf courses, In the Spirit of Palm Beach presents a full spectrum of everything the island can offer. An insider?s guide featuring Fiori?s selection of hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops completes the book.
Excerpt from Introduction:
If there is one resort community in America that signifies enormous wealth, unparalleled exclusivity, and unmitigated extravagance, it is Palm Beach. Two little words: “palm? and “beach.? When combined they conjure up a benign image of nothing more than tropical trees, a deserted expanse of sand, and the soft sound of lapping surf. How sublimely simple. In truth, that?s pretty much what Palm Beach was before the arrival of its modern-day settlers and until a certain Henry Morrison Flagler, a founder of Standard Oil, cast his canny eyes on the island?s oceanfront acres in the early 1890s and bought them for $300,000. There?s something to be said for visionaries who know what people want before they know it themselves. For Flagler, it was a retreat where the rich could go to escape the bone-chilling winter elsewhere...
Titel: In the Spirit of Palm Beach
Verlag: Assouline Publishing Ltd. Dez 2012
Buchbeschreibung Assouline. 2012. 143 S. mit zahlr. farb. und sw. Abb. 28 cm. 904 gr.gebunden. ISBN 1614280606 . , fast neu, ungebraucht, ungelesen. Sofortversand mit Rechnung, keine Vorauszahlung (D,A,CH)! Gewicht in Gramm: 904. Artikel-Nr. XX10605090
Buchbeschreibung Assouline Publishing Ltd. Dez 2012, 2012. Buch. Buchzustand: Neu. 279x194x20 mm. Neuware - 143 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781614280606