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Image for VERMONT A Guide to the Green Mountain State

VERMONT A Guide to the Green Mountain State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1937

Order Number: 18826

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light chipping to DJ. Endpapers a bit browned. Former owner's name on half title page; The Green Mountain state is herein described, with its tradition of individualism, its scenery and tourist destinations, and its status as the first state to be added to the original thirteen. - Much unlike many cheap reprints of other WPA guides, this one is identical to the first edition, including the beautiful photogravures; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxiii, 392 pages View more info

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WASHINGTON A Guide to the Evergreen State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Portland, Binfords & Mort, Publishers: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18256

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Hinges professionally repaired (undetectable, holding stronger than originally for decades to come). ; Contains tours through national parks and Mt. Ranier area. Folding map in rear pocket ; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxx, 687 pages View more info

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MOUNT HOOD A Guide

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5582

Condition: Very Good+


Slight browning to endpapers. A very attractive copy; According to legend, Paul Bunyan built a roaring fire, then covered it with a mound of earth and added a snow cap to the top. Thus was born Mt. Hood, which is described in the preface as 'wordless' in its beauty and is herein described in detail; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 132 pages View more info

Image for GALLIPOLIS Being an Account of the Five Hundred Frenchmen and of the Town They Esablished on La Belle Riviere

GALLIPOLIS Being an Account of the Five Hundred Frenchmen and of the Town They Esablished on La Belle Riviere

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Columbus, The Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5522

Condition: Very Good+


Shelf wear to top and bottom of wraps. Previous owner inscription to title page; History of the town that was founded by French Revolutionists who had left France. Emphasis on early history and landmarks; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 48 pages View more info

Image for NEW YORK A Guide to the Empire State

NEW YORK A Guide to the Empire State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17060

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for HISTORY OF MILFORD CONNECTICUT 1639-1939

HISTORY OF MILFORD CONNECTICUT 1639-1939

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Milford, Milford Tercentenary Committee: 1939

Order Number: 17243

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for THE OCEAN HIGHWAY New Brunswick, New Jersey, to Jacksonville, Florida

THE OCEAN HIGHWAY New Brunswick, New Jersey, to Jacksonville, Florida

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Age Books: 1938

Order Number: 17229

Condition: 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 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: 17803

Condition: Very Good+


Pages a bit browned ; Amercian Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; xxvi, 595 pages View more info

Image for STORIES OF NEW JERSEY Its Significant Places, People, and Activities

STORIES OF NEW JERSEY Its Significant Places, People, and Activities

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, M Barrows and Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16874

Condition: Very Good-


Spine sunned. Light rubbing to extremities. Endpapers browned. Former owner's name to front free endpaper ; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 422 pages View more info

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NEW CASTLE ON THE DELAWARE

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Castle, Del., New Castle Historical Society: 1937

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 5067

Condition: Very Good-


Spine outer covering partially missing. Front cover detached but present. Sunning to rear cover. Pages browned; The history and landmarks of the lovely village of New Castle, Delaware; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 142,vii pages View more info

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NEW CASTLE ON THE DELAWARE

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Castle, Del., New Castle Historical Society: 1950

Order Number: 5068

Condition: Very Good+


A very handsome copy! ; The history and landmarks of the lovely village of New Castle, Delaware; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 142,vii pages View more info

Image for NEW CASTLE ON THE DELAWARE Dutch Tercentenary Edition 1651-1951

NEW CASTLE ON THE DELAWARE Dutch Tercentenary Edition 1651-1951

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New Castle, Del., New Castle Historical Society: 1950

Order Number: 5069

Condition: Very Good-


Covers with light shelfwear. Minor spine creases ; The history and landmarks of the lovely village of New Castle, Delaware; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151, ix pages View more info

Image for LAMPS ON THE PRAIRIE A History of Nursing in Kansas

LAMPS ON THE PRAIRIE A History of Nursing in Kansas

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Emporia, Emporia Gazette Press: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5159

Condition: Very Good


Moderate 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 ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 292 pages View more info

Image for HENDERSON A Guide to Audubon's Home Town in Kentucky

HENDERSON A Guide to Audubon's Home Town in Kentucky

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Bacon, Percy, and Dagget: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5182

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ a bit tanned and with light chipping. Sticker on 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 View more info

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LIVINGSTON The Story of a Community

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Livingston, The Township of Livingston: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5197

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Sunning to DJ spine. Small open tears to DJ spine; 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 View more info

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LIVINGSTON The Story of a Community

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Livingston, The Township of Livingston: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5198

Condition: Very Good


Small tape and marks on front endpaper. ; 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 View more info

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OLD NEWBURY TALES

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Newburyport, Historical Society of Old Newbury: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5248

Condition: Very Good


Sunning and wear to cover. Small dampstain on title page. Some illustrations leave brown 'ghosts' on facing page; Reproduced from typescript, this booklet of historical episodes is aimed at youngsters with perhaps some literary license but still faithful to basic historical fact. Old Newbury, Massachusetts; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 69 pages View more info

Image for NEBRASKA FOLKLORE Book Three

NEBRASKA FOLKLORE Book Three

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Woodruff Printing Company: 1941

Order Number: 5386

Condition: Very Good+


Ballads, tall tales, legends, and even recipes liven up this look at Nebraskan life ; 12mo; 32 pages View more info

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MONTEREY PENINSULA

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Stanford University, James Ladd Deldin: 1946

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Order Number: 5297

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Browning to edges and endpapers. Bookplate in front pastedown. Light shelfwear and chipping 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; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 200 pages View more info

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MONTEREY PENINSULA

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Stanford University, James Ladd Deldin: 1946

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Order Number: 5307

Condition: 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 View more info

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MOUNT HOOD A Guide

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5312

Condition: Very Good+


Typical browning to endpapers. Bookplate on half title page ; Maps in front endpaper. Plenty of photos of scenic views, trails, etc ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 132 pages View more info

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PRINTING COMES TO LINCOLN

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Ben Franklin Club of Lincoln: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5370

Condition: Very Good+


Light edgewear to boards; First and only printing, October 1940. Account of printing in the old days; 8vo; 80 pages View more info

Image for NEW HAMPSHIRE A Guide to the Granite State

NEW HAMPSHIRE A Guide to the Granite State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: 1938

Edition: Later Printing

Order Number: 5419

Condition: Very Good+


Slight browning to pages. Boards with very light rubbing to extremities. Former owner's name on first blank page; Photogravures; American Guide Series; 8vo; 559 pages View more info

Image for THE OREGON TRAIL The Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean

THE OREGON TRAIL The Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House:

Order Number: 5599

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's writing on front free endpaper. Front hinge weakening; Both a guide and a history, the book is organized geographically, from east to west, borrowing liberally from the jounals of Lewis and Clark, among others, to get the flavor of the country. Beige coarse-weave cloth with dark brown lettering and design. Folding map tipped into rear endpaper; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 244 pages View more info

Image for OUR WASHINGTON A Comprehensive Album of the Nation's Capital in Word and Pictures

OUR WASHINGTON A Comprehensive Album of the Nation's Capital in Word and Pictures

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. Mcclurg & Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5880

Condition: Very Good


An offshoot of the Washington, D. C. Guide, this pictorial reference contains full page photos of the notable landmarks of the capital city, as well as embassies, artworks, and more; Amercian Guide Series; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 4to; 178 pages View more info

Image for READING'S VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT Its History and Traditions

READING'S VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT Its History and Traditions

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, William Penn Association of Philadelphia: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5659

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light wear to extremities; 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 8" - 9" tall; 263 pages View more info

Image for ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide

ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Rochester, Scrantom's: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5704

Condition: Good+


Boards with moderate rubbing to extremities. Ex-lib with minimal markings. Front hinge weakening. Rough endpapers from removed bookplate. Three folding maps missing; 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 View more info

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A SOUTH DAKOTA GUIDE

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Pierre, State Publishing Company: 1952

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 5741

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light 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. A very handsome copy; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxvii, 421 pages View more info

Image for MISSOURI A Guide to the "Show Me" State

MISSOURI A Guide to the "Show Me" State

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan & Pearce: 1941

Order Number: 17036

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for GUIDE TO TUSCARAWAS COUNTY

GUIDE TO TUSCARAWAS COUNTY

By: Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Philadelphia, Tucker Printing Company: 1939

Order Number: 5837

Condition: Very Good


Dampstaining in spots; Leading manufacturers of Swiss Cheese and sewer pipe are (or were) located in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, also the Erie Canal, and other points of interest. Read all about them here. Folding map of New Philadelphia bound in; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 119 pages View more info