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MOUNT HOOD A Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1940

Order Number: 15989

Condition: Very Good+


Slight browning to endpapers; a lovely copy ; All about Oregon's Mount Hood. Photogravures, map in front endpaper ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 132. pages View more info

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HERE'S NEW ENGLAND

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15257

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Slight sunning to spine. Endpapers with light foxing and front endpaper with small inkstain. ; The overseer of the WPA writer's program wanted to have a regional guide like this for half a dozen areas of the US, but this is the only one that saw the light of day. folding map in rear pocket ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 122 pages View more info

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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 with light rubbing to extremities. ; 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


Light chipping 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. A very handsome copy! ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 532 pages View more info

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NEW HAMPSHIRE A Guide to the Granite State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19328

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and with some browning, especially to spine. Endpapers a bit browned. ; VG+ map in rear pocket. Numerous photogravures. ; The American Guide Series; 8vo; 559 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

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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 sunned. Typical browning to endpapers. A very handsome and tight copy; 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 8" - 9" tall; 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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THE BERKSHIRE HILLS

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1939

Order Number: 15732

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light wear to extremities. Slight tanning to endpapers. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper ; WPA guide to the Berkshires. Slightly different format without tours; mainly emphasizing its history; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages View more info

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ARIZONA The Grand Canyon State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15733

Condition: Very Good+


Light stains to boards, light foxing to spine. Previous owner's info to half-title page; Internally a very handsome copy with beautiful photogravures ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 530 pages View more info

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MARYLAND A Guide to the Old Line State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1941

Order Number: 18989

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with moderate wear to extremities. Spine sunned and with small chipping to top spine. ; Identical to the 1st edition, including the beautiful photogravures. Map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 561 pages View more info

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LOUISIANA A Guide to the State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 17083

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with the usual browning and with light chipping along edges. Boards with light rubbing to spine ends; Eight seperate photo sections. No rear map as issued; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 746 pages View more info

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NORTH CAROLINA A Guide to the Old North State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina:

Order Number: 17084

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ a bit tanned and with small open tear to back; All the history and resources of the Old North State, with folding map in rear pocket. Stated third printing, no date, circa 1949. An unusually attractive copy with binding tight; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 601 pages View more info

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COLORADO A Guide to the Highest State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1951

Order Number: 16880

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with very light soiling; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 511 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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SAN FRANCISCO The Bay and its Cities

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1947

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 16377

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Tape residue to boards. Ex-library copy with inkstamps of England AFB in Louisiana to both endpapers and top and bottom edges. Front hinge started. Dust jacket is scotch taped here and there with dewey number on a sticker affixed to spinel; number is also on the spine of the book (917.74) . DJ also shows general wear with tears and chipping, and is price clipped ; Photographures; American Guide Series; 8vo; 531 pages View more info

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VERMONT A Guide to the Green Mountain State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1966

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 17800

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Small piece of page missing to first few pages; Revised edition overseen by Ray Bearse; The New American Guide Series; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 456 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

Order Number: 16387

Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Front hinge weakening. Numerous library markings. DJ with light chipping and one open tear ; THE guide to Arkansas, including history, agriculture, recreation, folklore, etc. With many photos illustrating the many facets of Arkansan life; American Guide Series; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 447 pages View more info

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CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1967

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 16388

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear to DJ with faded spine and Dewey # sticker residue. Tape residue to boards and endpapers. Ex-lib with inkstamps to top edge and title page ; Lots of info on the history and growth of the Golden State; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 733 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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OREGON End of the Trail

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Portland, Binfords & Mort, Publishers: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18198

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light edgewear ; NF map in rear pocket ; American Guide Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 549 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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WASHINGTON, D.C. A Guide to the Nation's Captial

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 18200

Condition: Very Good+


Lacks rear map. A handsome and tight copy. Boards with light wear to extremities; Revised edition with new illustrations; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 528 pages View more info

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NEW ORLEANS CITY GUIDE

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19014

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light wear to extremities. Gilt lettering and spine lettering faded; Folding map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 430 pages View more info

FLORIDA A Guide to the Southernmost State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1949

Order Number: 18206

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped and a bit darkened and with light edgewear. ; This edition is issued without a map. Photogravures; Amercian Guide Series; 8vo; 600 pages View more info