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ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rochester, Scrantom's: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5704

Condition: Good


Rubbing to extremities. Ex-lib with minimal markings. Binding not tight. Torn area to front endpaper. Three folding maps missing; 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

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A SOUTH DAKOTA GUIDE

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Pierre, State Publishing Company: 1952

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 5741

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Binding not tight. Shelf wear and small open tear to DJ, which is price clipped; The rough-and-tumble pioneer history of South Dakota is here chronicled, along with the ususal tours and points of interest; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxvii, 421 pages View more info

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GUIDE TO TUSCARAWAS COUNTY

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Philadelphia, Tucker Printing Company: 1939

Order Number: 5837

Condition: Very Good


Dampstaining in spots; Leading manufacturers of Swiss Cheese and sewer pipe are (or were) located in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, also the Erie Canal, and other points of interest. Read all about them here. Folding map of New Philadelphia bound in; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 119 pages View more info

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HERE'S NEW ENGLAND A Guide to Vacationland

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5894

Condition: Very Good+


Binding not tight. Rear folding map missing. Previous owner's notes in rear endpaper. Occasional underlining in text; A guide to the highlights of the six New England states for your vacation pleasure. Photos bound in before the title page, of quaint houses and scenic views. Project director Alsburg wanted to produce six regional guides covering all then-48 states, but this is the only one to see the light of day. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 122 pages View more info

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FEDERAL THEATRE PLAYS Prologue to Glory; One-Third of a Nation; Haiti

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5919

Condition: Very Good+


Sunning to spine. Binding not tight; During the Depression, it was felt that dramatists, actors, and stage crew were valuable cultural resources, so the government supported the creation and performance of original works of drama. This volume contains Prologue to Glory, about the early days of Abe Lincoln; One-Third of a Nation, about tenement life; and Haiti, about that nation's struggle for independence. Stated first printing. With one photograph from each production ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xiii, 81, 121, 80 pages View more info

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HERE'S NEW ENGLAND A Guide to Vacationland

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17077

Condition: Very Good+


Bookplate. Pages a bit tanned ; A guide to the highlights of the six New England states for your vacation pleasure. Photos bound in before the title page, of quaint houses and scenic views. Project director Alsburg wanted to produce six regional guides covering all then-48 states, but this is the only one to see the light of day. ; Photogravures; 8vo; 122 pages View more info

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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

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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+


Top of spine just starting to come loose ; 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 endpapers with 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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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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

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KANSAS A Guide to the Sunflower State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18204

Condition: Very Good+


Endpapers browned. Else we would have called it NF; Folding map in rear pocket ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 538 pages View more info

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

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CINCINNATI A Guide to the Queen City and its Neighbors

By: Wpa [ Writers' Program]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Weisen-Hart: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4981

Condition: Very Good+


Gilt spine lettering browned; First state cover with 1788-1943 under 'Cincinnati', the latter number being dropped from subsequent printings ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 570 pages View more info

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DENVER Queen of Mountain and Plain

By: Wpa [Colorado Writer's Program]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Denver, Denver Public Schools: 1945

Order Number: 9746

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Ex-school library with markings throughout; Adapted from 'A Short History of Denver' for use in junior high school ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 101 pages View more info

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LOUISIANA A Guide to the State

By: Wpa [Federal Writer's Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1947

Order Number: 13245

Condition: Very Good+


Wear and small tears to spine ends. Slight tanning to endpapers ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 746 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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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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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

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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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COLORADO A Guide to the Highest State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1951

Order Number: 14327

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


DJ spine missing. Front hinge weakening ; Photographures; 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 Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1938

Edition: early reprint

Order Number: 13540

Condition: Very Good+


Endpapers a bit browned ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 593 pages View more info