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DUTCHESS COUNTY

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, William Penn Association of Philadelphia: 1937

Order Number: 13285

Condition: Very Good+


Boards slightly faded; Several fold-out maps bound in and folding map laid in; 8vo; 166 pages View more info

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NEW MEXICO A Guide to the Colorful State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1962

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 15648

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Ex-lib with Dewey number to spine. Library inkstamp and marker to title page. Price clipped DJ shows small open tears and tape repair; Revised edition, twenty-two years after original publication ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 472 pages View more info

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ARIZONA The Grand Canyon State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1956

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 13681

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Chipping, small open tears, and tape to DJ; Revised edition reflecting growth and changes in the state since the previous edition in 1940. Surprisingly with photogravures, very unusual for later printings; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 532 pages View more info

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THE BERKSHIRE HILLS

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Funk & Wagnalls Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14134

Condition: Very Good+


Spine slightly faded. Typical browning to endpapers; WPA guide to the Berkshires. Slightly different format without tours; mainly emphasizing its history. Folding map tipped in to rear endpaper ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 368 pages View more info

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DELAWARE A Guide to the First State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14494

Condition: Good+


Heavy waterstaining to boards (but not warped). Internally handsome with NF map in rear pocket; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 549 pages View more info

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NEW HAMPSHIRE A Guide to the Granite State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17240

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with lettering a bit faded. Light rubbing to boards at bottom ; Including rear map in VG+ condition ; The American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 559 pages View more info

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SAVANNAH

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Savannah, Chamber of Commerce: 1937

Order Number: 17228

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities; Guide to 'that noble sequence of wooded and gardened squares which form the glory of the city. ' ; American Guide Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 208 pages View more info

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NORTH DAKOTA A Guide to the Northern Prairie State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $205.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 17064

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ price clipped and with light marginal wear. ; According to Lewis Mumford in the New Republic, "These guidebooks are the finest contribution to American patriotism that has been made in our generation." With an endorsement like that , how can anyone resist? ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xix, 352 pages View more info

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MASSACHUSETTS

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Order Number: 17153

Condition: Very Good+


Photographures; 8vo; 675 pages View more info

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ARKANSAS A Guide to the State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1958

Edition: Reprint

Order Number: 16387

Condition: Good+


Tape residue to boards. Top corners bumped. Binding not tight. Ex-lib with various markings to endpapers and top & bottom edges. Card pocket to rear endpaper. Price clipped DJ shows significant wear and chipping with tape and tape residue; THE guide to Arkansas, including history, agriculture, recreation, folklore, etc. With many photos illustrating the many facets of Arkansan life; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 447 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: 18189

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 111 pages View more info

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CONNECTICUT A Guide to its Roads, Lore, and People

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1938

Order Number: 18197

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light chipping. This is a later printing, even though no subsequent printings mentioned. Without the rear map (as issued) ; 8vo; 593 pages View more info

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ILLINOIS A Descriptive and Historical Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1977

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Order Number: 18199

ISBN: 0803833814

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Light edgewear to DJ and with one small open tear. ; new revised edition; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxiii, 775 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

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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

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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

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KENTUCKY A Guide to the Bluegrass State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1942

Order Number: 19011

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to extremities. Gilt lettering a bit faded. Rear hinge gapping. Rear map missing ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 489 pages View more info

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NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Portland, Binfords & Mort, Publishers: 1940

Order Number: 19275

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Slight sunning to spine. Endpapers a bit browning. ; Folding map in rear pocket. Early edition; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xviii, 315 pages View more info

AMERICAN WILD LIFE ILLUSTRATED

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $84.90

Publisher: New York, Wm H. Wise & Company: 1947

Order Number: 10383

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremites. Spine covering slightly loose; Color photos by Austin Baylitts. Publisher's business reply card bound in ; B&W & Color Photographs; 8vo; 749 pages View more info

AMERICAN WILD LIFE ILLUSTRATED

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, Wm H. Wise & Company: 1947

Order Number: 10946

Condition: Very Good+


Light rubbing to spine ends ; B&W & Color Photographs; 8vo; 749 pages View more info

THE JAPANESE PRINT An Interpretation

By: Wright, Frank Lloyd

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Horizon Press: 1967

Order Number: 14292

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to boards; 32 color plates of prints from Japanese artists along with Wright's essays on same; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 144 pages View more info

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BELGIUM. THE RHINE, ITALY, GREECE. THE SHORES AND ISLANDS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN AND CONSTANTINOPLE WITH THE SCENERY OF THE SEVEN CHURCHES OF ASIA

By: Wright, G. N. ; Buckingham, L. F. A. ; Walsh, Robert

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son, & Co.: N.D.

Order Number: 8479

Condition: Good+


Covers detached but present; Part 36 with 4 steel engravings. 'Compliments of Blackwell's' slip bound in. With short articles and engravings about Kaligata, Cephalonia; The Cathedral at Messina; Pozzuolo; The Castle of Cassano, Calabria; The Town and Harbour of Salerno; and the Round Tower at Oberwesel; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 141-144 pages View more info

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GLIMPSES OF SOUTH AFRICA

By: Wright, Noel

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1929

Order Number: 12941

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light wear to extremities. Very light waterstaining to spine. Former owner's name on title page ; Thirty-one photographs and one folding map; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 246 pages View more info

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BLACK POWER A Record of Reactions in a Land of Pathos

By: Wright, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1954

Order Number: 12376

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light chipping and small open tears to price clipped DJ. Top corners a bit bumped; Noted Author Wright journeys to the Gold Coast, Africa, when that nation was preparing its drive for independence. An interesting African-American perspective on the emergence of African independence ; 8vo; 358 pages View more info

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THE SIGN OF DAWN

By: Wylie, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7938

ISBN: 0670644625

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


INSCRIBED by the author on front free endpaper with black ink to Gordon Parks, photographer; 8vo; 344 pages View more info

Image for PICTURESQUE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1811, 1812, 1813 Being a Memoir on Paul Svinin

PICTURESQUE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1811, 1812, 1813 Being a Memoir on Paul Svinin

By: Yarmolinsky, Avrahm

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, William Edwin Rudge: 1930

Order Number: 8336

Condition: Very Good+


Spine sunned and with spine lettering faded. Boards with light wear to extremities ; Limited edition of one thousand copies. Separately paginated sections of text regarding Russian diplomat Svinin's visit to the US, as well as the author's own sketches. Also has a Cherokee "Death Song, " in notation ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 46,51 pages View more info

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THE JAY BIRD DEMOCRATIC ASSOCIATION OF FORT BEND COUNTY A White Man's Union

By: Yelderman, Pauline

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Waco, Private Printing: 1979

Order Number: 9531

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


A few underlinings and markings ; SIGNED by the author. The DJ of this book is designed as a zoological book and the title of the DJ reads: "The Jay Birds of Fort Bend County"; 8vo; 344 pages View more info

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CANARY ISLANDS

By: Yeoward, Eileen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Devon, Arthur H Stockwell: 1975

Order Number: 3645

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Light chipping to DJ. Small closed tear in DJ, repaired with tape. Binding loose in places. ; INSCRIBED by author. A wealth of detail on the islands, including population and commerce figures for the time ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 149 pages View more info