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ALABAMA A Guide to the Deep South, Wpa [ Federal Writers Project]
1 Wpa [ Federal Writers Project] ALABAMA A Guide to the Deep South
New York Hastings House 1975 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ price clipped; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 411 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
 
 
LOUISIANA STATE GUIDE, Wpa [ Federal Writers Project]
2 Wpa [ Federal Writers Project] LOUISIANA STATE GUIDE
New York Hastings House 1943 Hardcover; Second Printing Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
Boards mildly dampstained and with light residue from sticky DJ. Endpapers and edges a bit browned. Former owner's name on page facing title page. DJ price clipped, browned, lightly dampstained, glue residue from a previous taping job and lightly chipped. ; Numerous photogravures. ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 746 pages 
Price: 145.00 USD
 
 
A SOUTH DAKOTA GUIDE, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
3 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] A SOUTH DAKOTA GUIDE
Pierre State Publishing Company 1952 Second Edition Hardcover 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 
Price: 175.00 USD
 
 
DUTCHESS COUNTY, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
4 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] DUTCHESS COUNTY
Philadelphia William Penn Association of Philadelphia 1937 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Boards are three-quarter felt with bucolic illustration on left hand strip. With several fold-out maps and much information about New York's Dutchess County, including colonial times, Native Americans, and history up to the thirties ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; vii, 166 pages 
Price: 225.00 USD
 
 
HENDERSON A Guide to Audubon's Home Town in Kentucky, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
5 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] HENDERSON A Guide to Audubon's Home Town in Kentucky
New York Bacon, Percy, and Dagget 1941 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ has chipping to top and bottom spine & two small open tears. Small bookseller stickers to front pastedown and title page; The history and notables of Henderson, Kentucky, the hometown of noted naturalist John James Audubon, are here in this first and only edition. With 25 illustrations; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 120 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
HERE'S NEW ENGLAND A Guide to Vacationland, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
6 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] HERE'S NEW ENGLAND A Guide to Vacationland
Boston Houghton and Mifflin 1939 First Edition Hardcover 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 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
HISTORY OF MILFORD CONNECTICUT 1639-1939, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
7 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] HISTORY OF MILFORD CONNECTICUT 1639-1939
Milford Milford Tercentenary Committee 1939 Hardcover Very Good+ 
DJ flap glued to rear endpaper ; On the occasion of the three hundreth anniversary of Milford, Conn. The WPA commissioned a book on its rich history. With two fold-out maps, illustrations, and photos ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 210 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
IDAHO A Guide in Word and Picture, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
8 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] IDAHO A Guide in Word and Picture
New York Oxford University Press 1950 Second Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ with the usual browning and with small open tears. Price clipped. Boards with light rubbing to spine ends; Written mostly by Vardis Fisher; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 300 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
KANSAS A Guide to the Sunflower State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
9 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] KANSAS A Guide to the Sunflower State
New York Hastings House 1949 Hardcover; Second Printing Very Good 
Light wear to extremities. Typical browning to endpapers; Brown boards, second printing ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 538 pages 
Price: 90.00 USD
 
 
LAMPS ON THE PRAIRIE A History of Nursing in Kansas, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
10 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] LAMPS ON THE PRAIRIE A History of Nursing in Kansas
Emporia Emporia Gazette Press 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Dampstaining throughout; History of nurses and nursing schools in Kansas, in the context of the crusade for a drive for a public health program. Interesting chapter comparing 24 hours in the hospital in 1892 and in 1941. Quite a difference, but not as much, I'll bet, as between 1941 and 2008; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 292 pages 
Price: 90.00 USD
 
 
LIVINGSTON The Story of a Community, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
11 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] LIVINGSTON The Story of a Community
Livingston The Township of Livingston 1939 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Sunning to DJ spine. Small open tears to DJ spine. Binding not tight ; 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 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
MAINE A Guide 'down East', Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
12 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] MAINE A Guide 'down East'
Rockland, Maine Courier-Gazette, Inc. 1970 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ darnened and with light chips especially to top spine. Light soiling to fore edge ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 510 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
MISSOURI A Guide to the "Show Me" State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
13 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] MISSOURI A Guide to the "Show Me" State
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1941 Hardcover; Sixth Printing Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
DJ with small chips along top edges and spine. ; No rear map as issued. Photogravures. ; 8vo; 652 pages 
Price: 175.00 USD
 
 
MONTEREY PENINSULA, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
14 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] MONTEREY PENINSULA
Stanford University James Ladd Deldin 1946 Second Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Browning to edges, endpapers and DJ. Front endpaper has sticker residue and partial inscription. Small open tears and apparent dampstaining to DJ; DJ shows woodcut of quaint street scene. Extensive history of the region and notable notes of the main towns. A Spanish glossary included in the rear; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 200 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
15 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State
Portland Binfords & Mort, Publishers 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Rear map pocket repaired. Rear hinge started; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 315 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
NEW CASTLE ON THE DELAWARE, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
16 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] NEW CASTLE ON THE DELAWARE
New Castle, Del. New Castle Historical Society 1937 Second Edition Paperback Very Good- 
Portions of spine missing. Front cover detached but present. Sunning to rear cover. Pages browned; The history and landmarks of the lovely village of New Castle, Delaware. Fold-out map in rear; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 142,vii pages 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
NEW HAMPSHIRE A Guide to the Granite State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
17 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] NEW HAMPSHIRE A Guide to the Granite State
Boston Houghton and Mifflin 1938 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Very light chipping to price clipped DJ; An unusually nice copy. With photogravures and map in rear pocket ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 559 pages 
Price: 120.00 USD
 
 
NEW JERSEY A PROFILE IN PICTURES, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
18 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] NEW JERSEY A PROFILE IN PICTURES
New York M Barrows and Company 1939 Hardcover 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 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
NEW YORK A Guide to the Empire State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
19 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] NEW YORK A Guide to the Empire State
New York Oxford University Press 1940 0195000382 / 9780195000382 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Usual darkening to DJ and with very small chips to DJ top spine. Usual tanning to endpapers and with a touch of light foxing as well to edges; NF folding map in rear pocket ; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxxi,782 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
PRINTING COMES TO LINCOLN, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
20 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] PRINTING COMES TO LINCOLN
Lincoln Ben Franklin Club of Lincoln 1940 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Chipping to top and bottom of cover, and slightly to spine ; First and probably only printing, October 1940. Account of printing in the old days; 8vo; 80 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
READING'S VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT Its History and Traditions, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
21 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] READING'S VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT Its History and Traditions
Philadelphia William Penn Association of Philadelphia 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Binding slightly loose; The history and details of the volunteer firefighter companies in the Greater Reading area. Includes a map tipped into the rear endpaper showing the locations of firehouses and call boxes. quite scarce ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 263 pages 
Price: 140.00 USD
 
 
ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
22 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide
Rochester Scrantom's 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Small open tears to DJ. Light browning to edges ; 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 ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 460 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
THE BOHEMIAN FLATS, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
23 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] THE BOHEMIAN FLATS
Minneapolis University of Minnesota Press Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Small open tears to DJ; 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 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
THE OCEAN HIGHWAY New Brunswick, New Jersey, to Jacksonville, Florida, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
24 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] THE OCEAN HIGHWAY New Brunswick, New Jersey, to Jacksonville, Florida
New York Modern Age Books 1938 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Open tears to DJ. The usual browning to endpapers ; The scenic, all weather route from New Jersey to Florida on the Ocean Highway is still a lovely drive, and all the memorable sights are discussed here (as of 1938, anyway). Small folding map tipped in to inside rear cover; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 244 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
UTAH A Guide to the State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
25 Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project] UTAH A Guide to the State
New York Hastings House 1941 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ lightly chipped. Former owner's name on front free endpaper and half title page. ; The Great Salt Lake and the Mormon church occupy large roles in the history of Utah, but the incomparable scenery and tours of notable landmarks are also well represented. Numerous photogravures ; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxvi, 595 pages 
Price: 155.00 USD
 
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