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Image for INDIANA A Guide to the Hoosier State

INDIANA A Guide to the Hoosier State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1947

Order Number: 18063

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ price clipped and with light chipping. Boards with light rubbing to extremities; Very handsome copy with photogravures and rear folding map ; 8vo; 548 pages View more info

DELAWARE A Guide to the First State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $180.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17072

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ price clipped and with light wear to edges and light fraying to spine ends. Endpapers tanned as usual; NF map in rear pocket; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 549 pages View more info

Image for THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States

THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17797

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and with gilt spine lettering faded. Mild bumping to one corner. Former owner's name on page facing first blank page ; 8vo; 301 pages View more info

Image for MAINE A Guide 'down East'

MAINE A Guide 'down East'

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rockland, Maine, Courier-Gazette, Inc.: 1970

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 19297

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light chipping ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 510 pages View more info

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MT. HOOD A Guide

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5895

Condition: Very Good+


Slight sunning to spine and with light rubbing to spine ends; Identical to the hardcover version except the half-title page is replaced by a description of the book. Originally published at $1.00. Maps in front endpaper. Plenty of photos of scenic views, trails, etc ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 132 pages View more info

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ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Rochester, Scrantom's: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5706

Condition: Very Good+


Inexpert repair to front hinge; Three folding maps tipped in. Maps in endpapers. Following the standard format of the AGS, the history and landmarks of Rochester, New York, are rich in detail ; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 460 pages View more info

Image for NEBRASKA A Guide to the Cornhusker State

NEBRASKA A Guide to the Cornhusker State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18217

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light chipping along edges. A very handsome copy with endpapers a bit tanned; Rear map in NF condition; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxiii,424 pages View more info

Image for ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide

ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Rochester, Scrantom's: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17914

Condition: Very Good+


Small bookplate; Including 3 folding maps ; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 460 pages View more info

Image for NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State

NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Portland, Binfords & Mort, Publishers: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17793

Condition: Very Good-


Glue residue and former owner's name to front endpaper. Rear map pocket clumsily repaired - but rear map in VG condition. Rear hinge started; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pages View more info

Image for WASHINGTON A Guide to the Evergreen State

WASHINGTON A Guide to the Evergreen State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Portland, Binfords & Mort, Publishers: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18256

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Hinges professionally repaired (undetectable, holding stronger than originally for decades to come). ; Contains tours through national parks and Mt. Ranier area. Folding map in rear pocket ; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxx, 687 pages View more info

HOUSTON A Complete History

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Houston, Anson Jones Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9166

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows chipping and small open tears ; First and only edition from 1942, there are references to segregated facilities, which jar modern eyes. DJ illustration shows fighting men, one of whom is wielding his rifle like a club, chasing an invisible foe ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 363 pages View more info

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KANSAS A Guide to the Sunflower State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 9199

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to extremities. Browning to endpapers; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 538 pages View more info

Image for NEW JERSEY A PROFILE IN PICTURES

NEW JERSEY A PROFILE IN PICTURES

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, M Barrows and Company: 1939

Order Number: 9359

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows wear to extremities. Binding not tight ; Numerous pictures depict the varied nature of the Garden State. Unpaginated ; B&W Photographs; Square 12mo; 64 pages View more info

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THE BOHEMIAN FLATS

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press:

Order Number: 9723

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ a bit browned and with small open tears. ; No date, circa 1940. Stated limited edition of 1000; This copy unnumbered. This is a story of a community in Minneapolis along the Mississippi River who were displaced by the inexorable steam-roller of progress. An interesting story, notable for its brevity and poignancy; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 52 pages View more info

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PRINTING COMES TO LINCOLN

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Ben Franklin Club of Lincoln: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9724

Condition: Very Good


Light edgewear to cover. ; First and only printing, October 1940. Account of printing in the old days; 8vo; 80 pages View more info

Image for LIVINGSTON The Story of a Community

LIVINGSTON The Story of a Community

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Livingston, The Township of Livingston: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9725

Condition: Very Good


Light soiling to back boards. Foxing to page facing title page. Slight wear to extremities ; Detailed history of the small New Jersey community, with the interesting details of a list of registered voters and a list of pupils grades K-8 ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 166 pages View more info

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WASHINGTON City and Capital

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17805

Condition: Very Good


Spine lettering faded. Former owner's notes on first blank page. Faint foxing to half title page. Front hinge weakening. Rear map and last pages missing ; It is said that when President Roosevelt received his copy, he exclaimed, 'Where is the steamer trunk that goes with it? ' A huge book, over 1100 pages, really comprising two books, one a guide to the city and one a guide to the workings of the government. The text is notable for its candor, especially in the section regarding African-Americans and the poor social conditions prevalent at the time. Much of the critical reporting on this and o... View more info

Image for COLORADO A Guide to the Highest State

COLORADO A Guide to the Highest State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1945

Order Number: 17788

Condition: Very Good


Board with light rubbing to extremities. Spine sunned. ; Sixty-four pages of photogravure enliven this guide to all things Colorado, from frontier days to mining booms and busts, to the prewar era. ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxxiii, 511 pages View more info

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MONTEREY PENINSULA

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Stanford University, James Ladd Delkin: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17121

Condition: Very Good-


Front board creased. ; Ex-Library; Photogravures; 8vo; 207 pages View more info

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A GUIDE TO KEY WEST

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Order Number: 16978

Condition: Very Good-


Light chipping to spine ends. Small spots to front board ; Photogravures; 12mo; 122 pages View more info

HISTORY OF THE ORDINANCE OF 1787 AND THE OLD NORTHWEST TERRITORY

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $140.00

Publisher: Marietta, Northwest Territory Celebration Commission: 1937

Order Number: 5615

Condition: Near Fine


Slight sunning and wear to covers; The history of the middle chunk of the United States, published with some assistance from the WPA, and intended for use in schools; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 96 pages View more info

Image for MISSOURI A Guide to the 'show Me' State

MISSOURI A Guide to the 'show Me' State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $45.00

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

Order Number: 16887

Condition: Very Good-


Boards worn. Hinges weak; Numerous photographures; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 652 pages View more info

Image for WEST VIRGINIA A Guide to the Mountain State

WEST VIRGINIA A Guide to the Mountain State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1961

Order Number: 16859

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Boards with mild spotting. Ex-lib with minimal markings. Endpapers with spots from glue residue. DJ sunned especially on spine. ; Numerous photographures; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxxi, 559 pages View more info

DELAWARE A Guide to the First State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5060

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Spine faded. Typical browning to endpapers. Binding loose at title page, showing webbing; The very first state to ratify the Constitution, Delaware is covered comprehensively in this guide, including history, landmarks in the various towns, and numerous B&W photos, and a map in a rear pocket. First state binding with blue boards ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 549 pages View more info

Image for PRINCE WILLIAM The Story of its People and its Places

PRINCE WILLIAM The Story of its People and its Places

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Manassas, Bethlehem Good Housekeeping: 1941

Order Number: 9454

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities. Previous owner's name to front free endpapers ; Probable first and only edition, other than the facsimile reprint of 1961. The original 1941 edition, with roster of the Bethlehem Good Housekeeping Club. Chapters on the history of Prince Willliam county, Virginia, as well as on education and the road system. Four scenic tours, and two interesting appendices of the list of taxpayers and of those serving in the Civil War ; 8vo; 261 pages View more info

Image for NEBRASKA A Guide to the Cornhusker State

NEBRASKA A Guide to the Cornhusker State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17241

Condition: Very Good+


Typical browning to endpapers. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. ; NF map in rear pocket; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxiii,424 pages View more info

Image for MAINE A Guide to the Vacation State

MAINE A Guide to the Vacation State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1969

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 19218

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with slight browning and price clipped. ; This completely revised edition has it all- Read about the fishin' holes and old salts here, with the usual guide book essays on state history and tours to interesting spots; The New American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 460 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: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Age Books: 1938

Order Number: 17069

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light fraying along edges and with small chips on top spine. 2" open tear to DJ back. Endpapers browned. Former owner's notes on front free endpaper. ; Includes rear folding map ; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 244 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 [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18990

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ price clipped and with minor edgewear and chipping. Boards with minor rubbing and lettering a bit faded. Front hinge nicely repaired. ; Including rear map ; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 593 pages View more info

Image for IOWA A Guide to the Hawkeye State

IOWA A Guide to the Hawkeye State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1945

Order Number: 16999

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and with small bleached areas. Endpapers browned (as usual). Internally a tight and attractive copy with rear folding map in NF condition; The Iowa state guide is quite rare ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 583 pages View more info