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1 Algren, Nelson AMERICA EATS
Iowa City University of Iowa Press 0877453616 / 9780877453611 Hardcover; Second Printing Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The Federal Writer's project undertook a project to examine America's culinary traditions, especially ethnic dishes. Writer Algren wrote the manuscript in the late thirties but it remained unpublished until after his death in 1981. Contains recipes and essays on regional dining traditions; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xix, 123 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
2 Alsberg, Henry G. THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States
New York Hastings House 1949 Hardcover Very Good 
Front hinge well started. Bookplate loosely attached to fep; 8vo; 1348 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States, Alsberg, Henry G.
3 Alsberg, Henry G. THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States
New York Hastings House 1949 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Slight wear to extremities; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America; 8vo; 1348 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
4 Alsberg, Henry G. THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States
New York Hastings House 1949 Hardcover Very Good 
Rear board starting to separate from book block ; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America; 8vo; 1348 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
5 Alsberg, Henry G. THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States
New York Hastings House 1949 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Large open tears to DJ. Two corners bumped; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America; 8vo; 1348 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
6 Alsberg, Henry G. THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States--The Lake States & the Plains States
New York Hastings House 1949 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Slight wear to extremities ; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America. Consecutively paginated; 8vo; 1348 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
7 Alsberg, Henry G. THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States--The Mountain States & the West Coast
New York Hastings House 1949 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Slight wear to extremities; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America. Consecutively paginated; 8vo; 1348 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
8 Alsberg, Henry G. THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States--The South & the Southwest
New York Hastings House 1949 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Light wear to extremities; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America. consecutively paginated; 8vo; 1348 pages 
Price: 16.58 USD
 
 
9 Alsberg, Henry G. [Ed. ] THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States
New York Hastings House 1949 Hardcover Very Good 
Remnants of DJ clinging to spine. Bookplate to verso of ffep. Slight separation opposite half-title ; Extremely detailed guide to the USA, including sections on general history, labor, music, art, architecture, literature, government, and indians. Each region of the country has a chapter on its states, which have every possible iota of information available at the time. As things have changed a bit since 1949, it is a fascinating historical document of the times ; 8vo; 1348 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
ALASKA: A PROFILE, Colby, Merle
10 Colby, Merle ALASKA: A PROFILE
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1940 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
DJ lightly chipped. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper; Vivid photogravures of the last frontier state; B&W Photographs; 8vo 
Price: 120.00 USD
 
 
11 Cook, Fred S HISTORY OF MODOC COUNTY A Partial Recording of Interesting and Historical Events in Modoc County
Volcano, CA California Traveler, Inc Booklet Near Fine 
Slight discoloration to sliver of front cover ; No date, circa 1970's. Compiled from manuscripts written but not published by the WPA. Yellow booklet with B&W photos of various points of interest ; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 108 pages 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
12 Cook, Fred S HISTORY OF MODOC COUNTY A Partial Recording of Interesting and Historical Events in Modoc County
Volcano, CA California Traveler, Inc Booklet Near Fine 
Slight discoloration to front cover; No date, circa 1970's. Compiled from manuscripts written but not published by the WPA. Yellow booklet with B&W photos of various points of interest ; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 108 pages 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
CAPE COD PILOT A Loquacious Travelogue, Digges, Jeremiah
13 Digges, Jeremiah CAPE COD PILOT A Loquacious Travelogue
New York Modern Pilgrim Press 1937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Two bookplates to front endpaper. Apparent paint smudge to front endpaper. Wear & browning to DJ ; Jeremiah Digges is the pen name of Josef Berger, who, contrary to the claim on the DJ flap, wrote the book singlehandedly and recieved a royalty, the only time in the program this happened. Charming anecdotes about the Cape Cod area, some of which are even true; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 403 pages 
Price: 174.81 USD
 
 
DRUMS AND SHADOWS Survival Studies Among the Georgia Coastal Negroes, Georgia Writers' Project
14 Georgia Writers' Project DRUMS AND SHADOWS Survival Studies Among the Georgia Coastal Negroes
Athens Universtiy of Georgia Press 1940 0385013248 / 9780385013246 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Open tears to DJ spine but front and back intact. Slight browning to DJ rear ; A study of the folklore, traditions, and superstitions of the African-American community, mostly centered on the Savannah area ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 274 pages 
Price: 350.00 USD
 
 
15 Howard, Donald S THE WPA AND FEDERAL RELIEF POLICY
New York Russell Sage Foundation 1943 Hardcover Very Good 
Ex-lib with markings. Open tear to ffep. Wear to extremities; Comprehensive history of the Work Project Administration, started by President Roosevelt to alleviate hardships caused by widespread unemployment. Numerous charts and statistics illustrate the text; 8vo; 879 pages 
Price: 140.00 USD
 
 
16 Huxley, Julian TVA Adventure in Planning
Surrey The Architectural Press 1944 Hardcover; Third Printing Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Open tears & wear to DJ. Binding not tight ; The Tennessee Valley Authority provided low cost electricity to rural regions of Appalachia, a project on a scale unimaginable today. Noted author Huxley provides the full story; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 144 pages 
Price: 90.00 USD
 
 
17 Koenig, Samuel AN AMERICAN JEWISH COMMUNITY 50 Years 1889-1939 the Sociology of the Jewish Community in Stamford, Ct
Stamford Stamford Jewish Historical Society 1991 0962956007 / 9780962956003 Paperback Near Fine 
Written under the auspices of the WPA in 1940, this extraordinarily detailed study of the Jewish community in Stamford, was not published until 1991, as it was deemed too controversial. Dr. Koenig seems to have left no stone unturned in his effort to study the sociological aspects of the community. Contains several graphs, charts, and photos; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 177 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
18 Miller, Paul W ATLANTA Capital of the South
New York Oliver Durrell, Inc 1949 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Small open tears to top rear of DJ. Slight browning to edges and DJ flaps ; The American guide series turns to the jewel of the south, Atlanta, with a complete look at its history up to the post-WWII period ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 318 pages 
Price: 140.00 USD
 
 
19 Survey Of Federal Archives INVENTORY OF FEDERAL ARCHIVES IN THE STATES Series IV the Department of War
Newark Historical Records Survey Project 1940 Paper wraps Very Good+ 
Burgundy-colored cover shows shelf wear and slight dampstaining has caused bleed-through to first few pages; Extensive inventory of correspondence and records regarding the War Department on the eve of WWII. Scarce and interesting document; 4to; 200 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
ARIZONA A Guide to the Grand Canyon State, Wpa
20 Wpa ARIZONA A Guide to the Grand Canyon State
New York Hastings House 1966 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-lib with dewey markings on DJ spine, card pocket to half title page and ink stamp to title page. Apparent tape residue to endpapers; New and completely revised edition, twenty-six years after the first; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 532 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
BRYAN AND WILLIAMS COUNTY, Wpa
21 Wpa BRYAN AND WILLIAMS COUNTY
Bryan, O. City of Bryan 1941 Softcover Very Good+ 
Wear to extremities; scarce; American Guide Series; 8vo; 117 pages 
Price: 120.86 USD
 
 
FARMING HAZARDS IN THE DROUGHT AREA, Wpa
22 Wpa FARMING HAZARDS IN THE DROUGHT AREA
Washington United States Government Printing Office 1938 Paper wraps Very Good 
Wear to extremities including small open tears to corners. Slight dampstaining. Library ink stamp to front. Front cover just starting to loosen. No visible defects internally ; In the mid-1930s, drought ravaged the Midwestern US, devestating the farming community. This rather dry report attempts to describe and quantify the damage; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 219 pages 
Price: 30.96 USD
 
 
GALENA GUIDE, Wpa
23 Wpa GALENA GUIDE
Galena The City of Galena 1937 First Edition Stapled wraps Very Good+ 
Spine discolored. Previous owner's name to first page. Very minor dampstaining to first few pages; History and environs of Galena, Illinois. Fold-out color map in rear; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 79 pages 
Price: 66.92 USD
 
 
JOHNSTOWN In New York State's Mohawk Valley, Wpa
24 Wpa JOHNSTOWN In New York State's Mohawk Valley
Johnstown The City of Johnstown 1941 Spiral bound Very Good+ 
Slight wear to extremities; A tribute to the people and industry of Johnstown. Unpaginated; B&W Photographs; Oblong 32mo 4" - 5" tall 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
NEW MEXICO A Guide to the Colorful State, Wpa
25 Wpa NEW MEXICO A Guide to the Colorful State
Albuquerque University of New Mexico Press 1940 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ with chipping along edges and with DJ top spine missing. Usual browning to endpapers. Former owner's writing to half title page; NF map in rear pocket ; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 458 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
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