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Image for NORTH CAROLINA A Guide to the Old North State

NORTH CAROLINA A Guide to the Old North State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina: 1944

Edition: Later Printing

Order Number: 18222

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ darkened and with moderate chipping to edges. Price clipped. ; All the history and resources of the Old North State, with folding map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 601 pages View more info

Image for MAINE A Guide 'down East'

MAINE A Guide 'down East'

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Order Number: 18225

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light chipping along edges and with small hole to spine. Price clipped. Later printing (issued without map). ; The American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 476 pages View more info

Image for TENNESSEE A Guide to the Volunteer State

TENNESSEE A Guide to the Volunteer State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 18228

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light chipping along edges and lightly torn in the back. Boards with light rubbing to extremities; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 558 pages View more info

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SOUTH CAROLINA A Guide to the Palmetto State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1946

Order Number: 18229

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped, tanned and with chipping along edges. DJ top spine 1" missing; NF folding map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; xxvii,514 pages View more info

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NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Portland, Binfords & Mort, Publishers: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18231

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ with open tears. Boards with light shelfwear. ; Folding map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xviii, 315 pages View more info

Image for NORTH DAKOTA A Guide to the Northern Prairie State

NORTH DAKOTA A Guide to the Northern Prairie State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 18232

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped. ; A very handsome copy; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xix, 352 pages View more info

Image for TEXAS A Guide to the Lone Star State

TEXAS A Guide to the Lone Star State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1945

Order Number: 18233

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ darkened and with very light chipping along edges. ; Photogravures; 8vo; xxviii, 718 pages View more info

Image for NEW HAMPSHIRE A Guide to the Granite State

NEW HAMPSHIRE A Guide to the Granite State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1938

Edition: Later Printing

Order Number: 18236

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light chipping along edges. Price clipped. ; The American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 559 pages View more info

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MASSACHUSETTS

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Order Number: 18247

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light chipping along edges, especially to DJ spine ends. ; Early edition, after the revisions that followed the first printing. ; Photographures; 8vo; 675 pages View more info

Image for GUMBO YA-YA A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales

GUMBO YA-YA A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gretna, Pelican Publishing Company: 2006

Order Number: 18393

ISBN: 0882896458

Condition: Very Good+


Photogravures; 8vo; 581 pages View more info

Image for THE OREGON TRAIL The Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean

THE OREGON TRAIL The Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1939

Order Number: 18571

Condition: Very Good+ in Poor dust jacket


DJ browned and chipped. Only half of the DJ remains. Endpapers browned. Else a very handsome copy with tight binding ; Probable second state, omitting reference to US Route 30 since the book refers to the pioneer trail and not the modern highway. color map tipped into rear endpaper ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 244 pages View more info

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MASSACHUSETTS

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18585

Condition: Very Good+


Light shelfwear to boards. Mild foxing to top edge and rear endpaper. ; Folding map in rear pocket; Photographures; 8vo; 675 pages View more info

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MASSACHUSETTS

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18600

Condition: Very Good-


Light wear to boards and spine ends and with gilt letter and spine lettering fading. Endpapers a bit browned. ; Folding map in rear pocket; Photographures; 8vo; 675 pages View more info

Image for NEW JERSEY A Guide to its Present and Past

NEW JERSEY A Guide to its Present and Past

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18604

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to boards. Endpapers browned. Rear hinge gapping (but holding strongly together) ; Folding map in rear pocket; The American Guide Series; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 735 pages View more info

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THE WPA GUIDE TO NEW YORK CITY

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Order Number: 18743

ISBN: 3394412153

Condition: Very Good+


Very light rubbing to extremities; Reprint of the original 1939 edition of the NYC guide. The b&w photography in this edition are disappointing compared with the photographures from the early editions, but still a nice reading copy; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 680 pages View more info

Image for THE ALBANIAN STRUGGLE The Old World and New

THE ALBANIAN STRUGGLE The Old World and New

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ams Press: 1975

Order Number: 19257

Condition: Very Good+


Print block not level as issued ; This is the reprint of a rare WPA title. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 168 pages View more info

Image for ALASKA Last American Frontier

ALASKA Last American Frontier

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project] Colby, Merle

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1943

Edition: Later Printing

Order Number: 16878

Condition: Very Good-


Stamped on front free endpaper. Rear map missing. Boards with light wear to extremities. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 427 pages View more info

Image for ALASKA Last American Frontier

ALASKA Last American Frontier

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project] Colby, Merle

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1943

Order Number: 18208

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ torn and with open tears. Boards with light rubbing to extremities ; The definitive source on Alaska, before it became a state. The only book in the series to credit a sole author (the Idaho guide credits Vardis Fisher as editor) , no less an authority than the 'Saturday Review' called it 'the most important and descriptive book about Alaska in print' and that designation may still be true. Includes NF map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 427 pages View more info

Image for VIRGINIA The Old Dominion in Pictures

VIRGINIA The Old Dominion in Pictures

By: Wpa [Work Projects Administration]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming Publishing Company: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19088

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ browned, chipped and with several small open tears. DJ spine missing. ; A lesser know series that was created at the same time as The American Guides Series - a small illustrated book with outstanding photogravures; American Pictorial Guide Series; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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NEW YORK CITY GUIDE

By: [Wpa]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1939

Edition: First British Edition

Order Number: 19276

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and light bumping to corners. Front board with slight waves to the outer covering, back board with slight creasing, showing a bit on rear pastedown. Small stamp on front pastedown. ; First British Edition (rare) with green boards and with the British publishing house Constable printed in gilt on spine. Random House copyright in book. Including rear section on the World's Fair; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 708 pages View more info

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THE OHIO GUIDE

By: [Wpa]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19267

Condition: Very Good


Slight darkening to spine. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Front hinge weakening. Former owner's name on half title page. Very light foxing to eges and rear endpaper; Folding map in rear pocket. Numerous photogravures ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 634 pages View more info

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THE NEGRO IN VIRGINIA

By: [Wpa]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Winston-salem, John F. Blair: 1994

Order Number: 17801

ISBN: 089587119x

Condition: Very Good+


8vo; 418 pages View more info

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THE NEGRO IN VIRGINIA

By: [Wpa]

Price: $475.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19312

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with wrinkles, chips and open tears. Some of DJ front is professionally restored. Boards with light rubbing to extremities and with slight fading to spine. Front hinge professionally reinforced. ; Rare among the WPA guides, especially with DJ. Light blue buckram boards with dark blue lettering and spine lettering. Photogravures. Sponsered by the Hampton Institute. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xii, 380 pages View more info

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THE SWEDES IN NEW JERSEY Bulletin No. 1

By: [Wpa]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Jersey State Board of Education: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17806

Condition: Very Good+


Prepared for the use in the public schools by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in New Jersey. Sponsored by the New Jersey Commission to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Swedish dettlement on the Delaware. Including newspaper article from "The Living Newspaper": 15,000,000 enjoy WPA shows ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 6 pages View more info

Image for CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

By: [Wpa]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1954

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 16892

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to top spine. Front endpaper browned. Former owner's name on half title page. ; Numerous photogravures. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 716 pages View more info

Image for THE CONNECTICUT GUIDE What to See and Where to Find It

THE CONNECTICUT GUIDE What to See and Where to Find It

By: [Wpa]

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Hartford, Emergency Relief Commission: 1935

Order Number: 17488

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit browned, especially spine and with a small missing corner. Front hinge professionally repaired ; A precursor to the Works Progress Administration. Historically interesting as well as informative; Maps; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

Image for THE CONNECTICUT GUIDE What to See and Where to Find It

THE CONNECTICUT GUIDE What to See and Where to Find It

By: [Wpa]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Hartford, Emergency Relief Commission: 1935

Order Number: 9109

Condition: Very Good


Some creasing to cover. Slight browning to spine and edges. Front hinge weakening ; A precursor to the Works Progress Administration. Historically interesting as well as informative; Maps; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

Image for CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

By: [Wpa]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1954

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 17794

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light wear to extremities; Photogravures; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 716 pages View more info

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

MISSOURI A Guide to the 'show Me' State

By: [Wpa]

Price: $100.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9339

Condition: Very Good


Spine discolored. Dampstaining affecting the first 60 or so pages. Binding not tight. Bookseller's sticker to rear endpaper; By consensus, one of the best of the American Guide Series, with extensive research and topnotch editing; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 652 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]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Manassas, Bethlehem Good Housekeeping: 1961

Edition: Facsimile

Order Number: 5863

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile reprint of the original 1941 edition, with updated title page and roster of the Bethlehem Good Housekeeping Club. Glassine book cover, which is a bit darkened and lightly chipped. 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