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Image for BRYAN AND WILLIAMS COUNTY

BRYAN AND WILLIAMS COUNTY

By: Wpa

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bryan, O., City of Bryan: 1941

Order Number: 11934

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities; scarce; American Guide Series; 8vo; 117 pages View more info

Image for JOHNSTOWN In New York State's Mohawk Valley

JOHNSTOWN In New York State's Mohawk Valley

By: Wpa

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Johnstown, The City of Johnstown: 1941

Order Number: 13131

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities; A tribute to the people and industry of Johnstown. Unpaginated; B&W Photographs; Oblong 32mo 4" - 5" tall View more info

Image for NEW MEXICO A Guide to the Colorful State

NEW MEXICO A Guide to the Colorful State

By: Wpa

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17762

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with chipping along edges and with DJ top spine missing. Faint stamp on title page. Rear map missing; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 458 pages View more info

Image for CONNECTICUT A Guide to its Roads, Lore, and People

CONNECTICUT A Guide to its Roads, Lore, and People

By: Wpa

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin & Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19012

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light wear to extremities. Small stamps in front. Gilt lettering faded. Rear map missing; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 593 pages View more info

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LEGENDS OF THE MIGHTY SIOUX

By: Wpa

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman & Co.: 1941

Order Number: 12016

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities. Previous owner's inscription in front pastedown ; Legends of the Sioux tribe, seemingly written with young people in mind; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 158 pages View more info

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REPORT ON PROGRESS OF THE WPA PROGRAM June 30, 1938

By: Wpa

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1938

Order Number: 5927

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly rolled. Covers show shelf wear and slight staining. Minor wrinkling internally ; A self-explanatory title, which was presented to President Roosevelt to keep him updated on the expenditures and projects of the Works Progress Administration ; 4to; 147 pages View more info

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WISCONSIN A Guide to the Badger State

By: Wpa

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1941

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 17123

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ browned and with small chips along edges. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Usual browning to endpapers. ; No rear map as issued; Photogravures; 8vo; 651 pages View more info

Image for ARIZONA A Guide to the Grand Canyon State

ARIZONA A Guide to the Grand Canyon State

By: Wpa

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1966

Edition: Fourth Edition

Order Number: 11659

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-lib with dewey markings on DJ spine, card pocket to half title page and ink stamp to title page. Apparent tape residue to endpapers; New and completely revised edition, twenty-six years after the first; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 532 pages View more info

Image for TENNESSEE A Guide to the Volunteer State

TENNESSEE A Guide to the Volunteer State

By: Wpa

Price: $275.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18064

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ price clipped and with a few small open tears. Tanning to endpapers; NF map in rear pocket ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 558 pages View more info

Image for MARYLAND A Guide to the Old Line State

MARYLAND A Guide to the Old Line State

By: Wpa

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18218

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ spine a bit sunned. DJ with light chipping along edges. One corner lightly bumped. ; Folding map in rear pocket ; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 561 pages View more info

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THE OHIO GUIDE

By: Wpa

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1943

Order Number: 18242

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ lightly chipped and creased. Small open tear to DJ top spine. A few DJ tears are neatly tape repaired ; A tight copy with a NF map in rear pocket. This second edition is almost harder to find than the first edition. ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 634 pages View more info

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MONTANA A State Guide Book

By: Wpa

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18244

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


DJ torn chipped and with spine and back missing. Typical browning to endpapers. ; NF map in rear pocket ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 429 pages View more info

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CALIFORNIA

By: Wpa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Order Number: 18595

Condition: Very Good


Small coffee stain to first few pages, not affecting readability; A nice reading copy with decent b&w photographs (though no photogravures) ; 8vo; 713 pages View more info

Image for SAN FRANCISCO The Bay and its Cities

SAN FRANCISCO The Bay and its Cities

By: Wpa

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17085

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ worn and with two open tears to front and one in back. ; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 531 pages View more info

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LOUISIANA STATE GUIDE

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers Project]

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1943

Order Number: 16858

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Boards mildly dampstained and with light residue from sticky DJ. Endpapers and edges a bit browned. Former owner's name on page facing title page. DJ price clipped, browned, lightly dampstained, glue residue from a previous taping job and lightly chipped. ; Numerous photogravures. ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 746 pages View more info

Image for ALABAMA A Guide to the Deep South

ALABAMA A Guide to the Deep South

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers Project]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1975

Order Number: 16876

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 411 pages View more info

Image for LOUISIANA STATE GUIDE

LOUISIANA STATE GUIDE

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers Project]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1945

Order Number: 18226

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with the usual tanning and with very light edgewear. A very handsome and tight copy; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 746 pages View more info

Image for MOUNT HOOD A Guide

MOUNT HOOD A Guide

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5582

Condition: Very Good+


Slight browning to endpapers. Binding slighly loose; According to legend, Paul Bunyan built a roaring fire, then covered it with a mound of earth and added a snow cap to the top. Thus was born Mt. Hood, which is described in the preface as 'wordless' in its beauty and is herein described in detail. First state binding; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 132 pages View more info

Image for GALLIPOLIS Being an Account of the Five Hundred Frenchmen and of the Town They Esablished on La Belle Riviere

GALLIPOLIS Being an Account of the Five Hundred Frenchmen and of the Town They Esablished on La Belle Riviere

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Columbus, The Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5522

Condition: Very Good+


Shelf wear to top and bottom of wraps. Previous owner inscription to title page; History of the town that was founded by French Revolutionists who had left France. Emphasis on early history and landmarks; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 48 pages View more info

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THE MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD COUNTRY

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman & Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5286

Condition: Very Good+


Sunning to spine. Some photos have apparent dampstaining, slight, not affecting text. Very slight browning to edges and endpapers; Similar to the Minnesota guide, this scarce entry in the American Guide Series includes sections on the mining and hunting areas, national forests, canoe trips and more. Green boards; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 233 pages View more info

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MINNESOTA A State Guide

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1947

Order Number: 5269

Condition: Very Good-


Spine sunned. Typical browning to edges and endpapers. Rear map missing. Front hinge started ; Probable third state with blue boards and gold spine 'federal/writers'/project' unusual guide in that all the photos are in one section in the front of the book. Amongst the tours listed is also a canoe trip. No map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 523 pages View more info

Image for NEW YORK A Guide to the Empire State

NEW YORK A Guide to the Empire State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17060

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Usual darkening to DJ and with very small chips to DJ top spine. Usual tanning to endpapers and with a touch of light foxing as well to edges; NF folding map in rear pocket ; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxxi,782 pages View more info

Image for HISTORY OF MILFORD CONNECTICUT 1639-1939

HISTORY OF MILFORD CONNECTICUT 1639-1939

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Milford, Milford Tercentenary Committee: 1939

Order Number: 17243

Condition: Very Good+


DJ flap glued to rear endpaper ; On the occasion of the three hundreth anniversary of Milford, Conn. The WPA commissioned a book on its rich history. With two fold-out maps, illustrations, and photos ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 210 pages View more info

Image for THE OCEAN HIGHWAY New Brunswick, New Jersey, to Jacksonville, Florida

THE OCEAN HIGHWAY New Brunswick, New Jersey, to Jacksonville, Florida

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Age Books: 1938

Order Number: 17229

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Open tears to DJ. The usual browning to endpapers ; The scenic, all weather route from New Jersey to Florida on the Ocean Highway is still a lovely drive, and all the memorable sights are discussed here (as of 1938, anyway). Small folding map tipped in to inside rear cover; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 244 pages View more info

Image for UTAH A Guide to the State

UTAH A Guide to the State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1945

Order Number: 17803

Condition: Very Good+


Pages a bit browned ; Amercian Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; xxvi, 595 pages View more info

Image for STORIES OF NEW JERSEY Its Significant Places, People, and Activities

STORIES OF NEW JERSEY Its Significant Places, People, and Activities

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, M Barrows and Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16874

Condition: Very Good-


Spine sunned. Light rubbing to extremities. Endpapers browned. Former owner's name to front free endpaper ; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 422 pages View more info

Image for THEY BUILT A CITY 150 Years of Industrial Cincinnati

THEY BUILT A CITY 150 Years of Industrial Cincinnati

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Cincinnati Post: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4983

Condition: Very Good+


Edges and endpapers slightly browned; Detailed look at historical and then-current industry in Cincinnati, which was then noted for production of beer, sausages, and soap. Black boards with silver lettering and a graphic of a thriving industrial metropolis ; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 402 pages View more info

Image for THEY BUILT A CITY 150 Years of Industrial Cincinnati

THEY BUILT A CITY 150 Years of Industrial Cincinnati

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Cincinnati Post: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4988

Condition: Very Good+


Detailed look at historical and then-current industry in Cincinnati, which was noted for production of beer, sausages, and soap. Black boards with silver lettering and a graphic of a thriving industrial metropolis ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 402 pages View more info

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NEW CASTLE ON THE DELAWARE

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New Castle, Del., New Castle Historical Society: 1937

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 5067

Condition: Very Good-


Portions of spine missing. Front cover detached but present. Sunning to rear cover. Pages browned; The history and landmarks of the lovely village of New Castle, Delaware. Fold-out map in rear; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 142,vii pages View more info

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NEW CASTLE ON THE DELAWARE

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New Castle, Del., New Castle Historical Society: 1950

Edition: Third Edition

Order Number: 5068

Condition: Very Good+


Shelf wear to covers; The history and landmarks of the lovely village of New Castle, Delaware. Fold-out map in rear; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 142,vii pages View more info