WASHINGTON City and Capital

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $175.00

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Condition: Very Good

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Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Spine lettering faded. One corner with a light bump. Hinges have a bit of play. Front pastedown nicely tape repaired. Small label on front pastedown. Former owner's name on title page. ; It is said that when President Roosevelt received his copy, he exclaimed, 'Where is the steamer trunk that goes with it? ' A huge book, over 1100 pages, really comprising two books, one a guide to the city and one a guide to the workings of the government. This first, unexpurgated, edition is a monumental work and is justly praised as one of the crowning achievements of the Program. Two maps in rear pocket. Schoyer 670; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; Thick 8vo; xxvi, 1141 pages

Title: WASHINGTON City and Capital

Author Name: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Edition: First Edition

Location Published: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1937

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Categories: USA, Mid-atlantic

Order Number: 20735