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Arcady: A National Playground

Publication Date: 1929
Hardcover
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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(SOUTH CAROLINA). (MYRTLE BEACH). Arcady: A National Playground Where the Leaders of Contemporary Life May Sustain Their Capacity for Work by Bringing to Its Utmost the Art of Rest and Recreation. New York: Privately Printed Arcady Executives, [1929]. 1st ed. Folio. [47]pp. Color frontis., illus., plans, map. Large folding map. Orig. parchment-backed boards, pictorial endpapers, housed in publisher's box. Fine, as new. Numbered copy of an unspecified limitation. Designed and printed by William Edwin Rudge. An elaborate, profusely illustrated prospectus for a huge resort planned in Myrtle Beach, South Caroline, by developer John T. Woodside. Designed by architect Raymond M. Hood, Arcady was to be built next to ocean Forest Hotel and the Ocean Forest Golf Club and Country Club, which facilities were to be used by the rich living in Arcady. The Ocean Forest facilities were the only part built before the Depression ended this plan. The Ocean Forest Country Club included a 27-hole golf course designed by golf architect Robert White, the first president of the Professional Golfer's Association of America. The course clubhouse was designed by Raymond Hood, who also designed the Ocean Forest Hotel. This was the first golf course in Myrtle Beach. The golf course is now the Pine Lakes Country Club, an 18-hole course. Bookseller Inventory # 70981

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Title: Arcady: A National Playground

Publication Date: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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