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MASSACHUSETTS A Guide to its Places and People

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Order Number: 13544

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Spine a bit faded ; Early edition, bowdlerized by Governor Hurley and other hyper-patriotic politicians who felt that too much space was devoted to labor issues and the Sacco and Vanzetti case, among other things. No folding map in rear pocket, no date to title page. Beautiful photogravures ; 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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WASHINGTON City and Capital

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Washington D. C., Government Printing Office: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17802

Condition: Very Good


DJ flap pasted on half title page. Rear map missing; Divided into two sections, the city and its history and environs, and the various government functions. By far the largest of the WPA guides, contains 14 maps and 14 plans ; American Guide Series; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 1141 pages View more info

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ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History and Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Rochester, Scrantom's: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13286

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small open tears and tape repair to DJ. ; Three folding maps tipped in to text. A very handsome copy ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 460 pages View more info

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DEATH VALLEY A Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1939

Order Number: 14130

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light wear and small open tears to DJ. Bookplate. Boards faded; folding map tipped into rear endpaper; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 75 pages View more info

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VIRGINIA A Guide to the Old Dominion

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1956

Order Number: 16870

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ lightly spotted in back and with one very small tear on front. A very handsome copy; American Guide Series; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 710 pages View more info

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KENTUCKY A Guide to the Bluegrass State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1939

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 17050

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ tanned and with light rubbing to extremities. Usual browning to endpapers. ; NF map in rear pocket. (rear pocket has faint spotting) ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 489 pages View more info

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NEBRASKA A Guide to the Cornhusker State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1947

Order Number: 17045

Condition: Near Fine


Very light toning to front board; An unusually attractive, tight copy with NF map in browned rear pocket. Appears unread ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 424 pages View more info

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NEW HAMPSHIRE

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1938

Order Number: 13307

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities; Early edition without date to title page. No folding map, as issued; The American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 559 pages View more info

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DEATH VALLEY A Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1939

Order Number: 16016

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear to DJ with small open tears and part of the front image scraped away ; Fold-out map of the region to rear endpaper ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 75 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: 1959

Order Number: 13962

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ price clipped and with open tears; Photogravures; American Guide Series; 8vo; 532 pages View more info

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FAIRHAVEN MASSACHUSETTS

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fairhaven, Board of Selectmen of Fairhaven: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13246

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities. Gilt lettering with a bit wear. ; The history and environs of the hamlet of Fairhaven; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 60 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: 1947

Order Number: 14394

Condition: Very Good+


Unblemished copy, binding could be a little tighter; folding map missing from rear pocket; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 458 pages View more info

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UTAH A Guide to the State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1945

Order Number: 15652

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ shows wear and small open tears. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper ; Photographures; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 595 pages View more info

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MASSACHUSETTS

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Order Number: 15653

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear and chipping to price clipped DJ and with 1" top spine missing; Early edition, after the revisions that followed the first printing. ; Photographures; 8vo; 675 pages View more info

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VIRGINIA A Guide to the Old Dominion

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1952

Order Number: 18216

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ a bit darkened and with minor chipping along edges. ; American Guide Series; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 710 pages View more info

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NEW MEXICO A Guide to the Colorful State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $80.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1962

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 15649

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Price clipped DJ shows wear & small open tears. Top corner bumped ; Revised edition, twenty-two years after the original publication ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 472 pages View more info

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NORTH DAKOTA A Guide to the Northern Prairie State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 15980

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Very slight wear to price clipped DJ. Tape residue to boards and endpapers. Bookplate to half-title page ; According to Lewis Mumford in the New Republic, "These guidebooks are the finest contribution to American patriotism that has been made in our generation." ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 352 pages View more info

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KENTUCKY A Guide to the Bluegrass State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 1939

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 18250

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light chipping to edges. DJ attached to front and back boards. ; VG+ map in rear pocket. ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 489 pages View more info

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VERMONT A Guide to the Green Mountain State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Order Number: 13546

Condition: Very Good+


Early reprint, no folding map or date to title page but with the same beautiful photogravures ; The American Guide Series; 8vo; 392 pages View more info

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NEW JERSEY A Guide to its Present and Past

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1955

Order Number: 9834

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Open tears to DJ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 735 pages View more info

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NEW HAMPSHIRE A Guide to the Granite State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1938

Order Number: 9220

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light wear to extremities. Light bumping to corners. Slight sunning to spine ; Early edition, without date on title page. The Granite State, in all its rocky glory. No map as issued; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 559 pages View more info

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MASSACHUSETTS A Guide to its Places and People

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Order Number: 13545

Condition: Very Good


Endpapers browned. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Spine a bit faded. Front hinge weak; Early reprint. No date to title page; Photographures; 8vo; 675 pages View more info

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NORTH DAKOTA A Guide to the Northern Prairie State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 13305

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Ex-lib with inkstamps to front endpaper, verso of ffep, and edges. Tape residue to front endpaper. Wear and minor tape residue to price clipped DJ. Front hinge a bit gapping and half title page loosening ; According to Lewis Mumford in the New Republic, "These guidebooks are the finest contribution to American patriotism that has been made in our generation." ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xix, 352 pages View more info

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GUMBO YA-YA A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1945

Order Number: 17231

Condition: Very Good-


Bookplate. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. First few pages lightly warping from exposure to water; Photogravures; 8vo; 581 pages View more info

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ARIZONA A State Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1947

Order Number: 17226

Condition: Very Good


Spine sunned. Usual browning to endpapers ; Photogravures; American Guide Series; 8vo; 530 pages View more info

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COLORADO A Guide to the Highest State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 13315

ISBN: 0803811454

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


Ex-lib with dymo label to DJ spine. DJ glued to endpapers. Discard inkstamps to endpapers, bookplate to half-title page, staining to foredge, slightly affecting text. Binding loose & showing webbing toward rear ; completely revised from original edition; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxxvi, 504 pages View more info

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DEATH VALLEY A Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9119

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ tattered with small open tears ; NF map at rear; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 75 pages View more info

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ARIZONA The Grand Canyon State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1966

Edition: Fourth Revised Edition

Order Number: 13961

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Boards with very light wear to extremities. DJ spine sunned and with with a few tears. Previous owner's name to front endpaper; American Guide Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 532 pages View more info

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ALABAMA

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Richard R. Smith: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17796

Condition: Very Good


Light rubbing to boards, especially spine ends. Spine darkened. Lacks rear map ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 442 pages View more info