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MASSACHUSETTS

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Order Number: 4322

Condition: Very Good


A great later printing. No rear map as issued ; Photographures; 8vo; 675 pages View more info

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A MARITIME HISTORY OF NEW YORK

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday, Doran & Co, Inc.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17186

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped, tape repaired, and with open tears. Usual browning to endpapers. Former owner's name on front free endpaper; Introduction by Mayor LaGuardia. Stated first edition; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 341 pages View more info

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MARYLAND A Guide to the Old Line State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18066

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light dampstaining, especially to spine. One corner lightly bumped; Photogravures. NF map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; 8vo; 561 pages View more info

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WEST VIRGINIA A Guide to the Mountain State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1943

Order Number: 18186

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with very light fraying along edges. A handsome copy with binding tight; Folding map in rear pocket ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 559 pages View more info

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NEW JERSEY A Guide to its Present and Past

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18187

Condition: Very Good+


Endpapers browned; Folding map in rear pocket; The American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 735 pages View more info

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ILLINOIS A Descriptive and Historical Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 13613

ISBN: 0803833814

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Wear & chipping to DJ. Sticker residue to front free endpaper. Red dot to bottom edge ; Revised and reprinted from the 1939 original; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 775 pages View more info

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CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1973

Order Number: 16955

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear, chipping, & tape repair to price clipped DJ. Spine warped from apparent binding error ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; xxxii,733 pages View more info

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NEW ENGLAND HURRICANE A Factual Pictorial Record

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Boston, Hale, Cushman & Flint: 1938

Order Number: 13261

Condition: Very Good


Boards with slight wear to extremities. Browning to endpapers. Front hinge weakening. Minor paper residue to rear boards probably caused by DJ sticking to book; Lots of candid pictures documenting the unprecedented destruction of the great hurricane of 1938 ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 224 pages View more info

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ILLINOIS A Descriptive and Historical Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1977

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Order Number: 13309

ISBN: 0803833814

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Slight wear to price clipped DJ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxiii, 775 pages View more info

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SAVANNAH

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Savannah, Chamber of Commerce: 1937

Order Number: 17770

Condition: Very Good


Hinges professionally repaired; 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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NEW HAMPSHIRE A Guide to the Granite State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton and Mifflin: xxix, 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17063

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light marginal wear and light chipping to DJ spine ends. ; NF folding map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 559 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: 14241

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light wear to extremities. Light fraying to spine ends. Slight browning to pages ; Photogravures; The American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 559 pages View more info

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GUMBO YA-YA A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1945

Order Number: 15994

Condition: Very Good+


Boards faded. Slight wear to extremities. Binding could be tighter; Gumbo Ya-Ya means 'everybody talks at once' and in this book we hear from a wide cross section of the Big Easy; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 581 pages View more info

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ARKANSAS A Guide to the State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1948

Order Number: 4891

Condition: Very Good+


Endpapers a bit browned. Slight sunning to spine; THE guide to Arkansas, including history, agriculture, recreation, folklore, etc. With many photos illustrating the many facets of Arkansan life; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 447 pages View more info

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ARIZONA A State Guide

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House:

Order Number: 16873

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ darkened (as usual) and with open tears along top and bottom spine. DJ spine ends missing (now mylared and protected). ; Photographures illustrate this knowledgeable guidebook to what was then called the youngest state ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 530 pages View more info

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THE MINNESOTA AROWHEAD COUNTRY

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Chicago, Albert Whitman Co.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16860

Condition: Very Good+


Pages browned (as usual). Spine a bit sunned. A very tight copy that seems unused ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 231 pages View more info

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ARIZONA The Grand Canyon State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1966

Edition: Fourth Revised Edition

Order Number: 15070

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear with faded spine and open tears to price clipped DJ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 532 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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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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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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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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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