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ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rochester, Scrantom's: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5707

Condition: Good


Three fold-out maps missing; Maps in endpapers. Following the standard format of the AGS, the history and landmarks of Rochester, New York, are rich in detail ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 460 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

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

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

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

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CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

By: Wpa [ Writers' Program]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1942

Order Number: 16879

Condition: Very Good-


Spine sunned. Boards with light wear to extremities. Endpapers browned. Rear map missing. Rear boards soiled. ; Numerous photogravures. ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 713 pages View more info

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CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

By: Wpa [ Writers' Program]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1945

Order Number: 17795

Condition: Very Good+


Former owner's name on half title page ; Map in rear pocket. Photogravures; American Guide Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 713 pages View more info

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CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

By: Wpa [ Writers' Program]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1942

Order Number: 18196

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge weakening. Light soiling to spine. Minute ink spot to fore edge ; Numerous photogravures. NF map in rear pocket ; American Guide Series; 8vo; 713 pages View more info

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MOUNT HOOD

By: Wpa [Federal Writer's Project]

Price: $105.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17065

Condition: Very Good+


Usual tanning to endpapers. Rear bookplate. A handsome copy ; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 132 pages View more info

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LEXINGTON AND THE BLUEGRASS COUNTRY

By: Wpa [Federal Writer's Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lexington, E. M. Glass: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13240

Condition: Very Good-


Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Light dampstaining to rear board. Front gilt lettering a bit faded. Small glue residue spot to endpapers. Decorative blindstamp on title page; Profusely illustrated with tours of city and environs; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 149 pages View more info

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PENNSYLVANIA A Guide to the Keystone State

By: Wpa [Federal Writer's Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1947

Order Number: 18249

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ nicely tape repaired. Price clipped and with moderate edgewear; NF folding map in rear pocket. A WPA Guide with increasing scarcity ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 660 pages View more info

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COLORADO A Guide to the Highest State

By: Wpa [Federal Writer's Project]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1948

Order Number: 17230

Condition: Good+


Boards lightly soiled and with light rubbing to extremities. Internally an attractive copy. ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 511 pages View more info

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CONNECTICUT A Guide to its Roads, Lore, and People

By: Wpa [Federal Writer's Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1938

Order Number: 17242

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with very light edgewear. Former owner's name on front free endpaper ; Photogravures; 8vo; 593 pages View more info

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NEW ORLEANS CITY GUIDE

By: Wpa [Federal Writer's Project]

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1938

Order Number: 16865

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket


DJ in pieces but preserved with mylar. DJ spine bottom missing. Small number in ink on front free endpaper; Later printing, no date on title page. Numerous photographures; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 430 pages View more info

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ARIZONA A Guide to the State

By: Wpa [Federal Writer's Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18195

Condition: Very Good+


Minute tear to top spine. Endpapers a bit darkening; Photogravures. ; American Guide Series; 8vo; 530 pages View more info

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ARIZONA A State Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers Project]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16023

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with moderate wear to extremities. Front hinge repaired. ; Dude ranches and Native villages, irrigated citrus and vegetable fields, it's all here; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 530 pages View more info

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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 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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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

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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

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OREGON End of the Trail

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Portland, Binfords & Mort: 1951

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 17763

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Very light chipping to DJ. Last few pages a bit bent ; Oregon, past and present, tours, and cities and towns; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 549 pages View more info

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WYOMING A Guide to its History, Highways, and People

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1952

Order Number: 17804

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxvii,490 pages View more info

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VIRGINIA A Guide to the Old Dominion

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1946

Order Number: 18005

Condition: Very Good+


Light bumping to one corner. Front free endpaper with small rough spot from removed label. A handsome and tight copy; Photographures, Map in rear pocket. ; American Guide Series; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; xxix, 710 pages View more info

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SAN ANTONIO A History and Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Antonio, San Antonio Conservation Society: 1941

Order Number: 13287

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities, but no binding problems! ; The story of San Antone; 8vo; 111 pages View more info

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RHODE ISLAND A Guide to the Smallest State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $180.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17068

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear and chipping to DJ along edges. ; Folding map ; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; xxvi, 500 pages View more info

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

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Age Books: 1938

Order Number: 15996

Condition: Very Good+


Typical browning to endpapers, and on occasional pages within ; Rear fold out map; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 244 pages View more info

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WASHINGTON, D.C. A Guide to the Nation's Capital

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1942

Order Number: 17053

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light rubbing to extremities as well as small chipping to spine ends. Usual browning to endpapers. Bookplate. ; Photogravures. ; American Guide Series; 8vo; xl, 528 pages View more info

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VERMONT A Guide to the Green Mountain State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17054

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ price clipped and with light marginal wear, as well as one open tear to DJ back. Former owner's marks and stamp to front free endpaper. ; Photogravures. NF folding map in rear pocket. ; The American Guide Series; 8vo; 392 pages View more info

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WASHINGTON, D.C. A Guide to the Nation's Capital

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1942

Order Number: 13537

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light wear to extremities. Spine lettering faded and with light chipping to spine ends. Hinges weakening. Map in rear pocket missing; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 528 pages View more info

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MASSACHUSETTS

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Order Number: 4322

Condition: Very Good


A great later printing. No rear map as issued ; Photographures; 8vo; 675 pages View more info