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Image for TENNESSEE A Guide to the Volunteer State

TENNESSEE A Guide to the Volunteer State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 18228

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light chipping along edges and lightly torn in the back. Boards with light rubbing to extremities; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 558 pages View more info

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SOUTH CAROLINA A Guide to the Palmetto State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1946

Order Number: 18229

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped, tanned and with chipping along edges. DJ top spine 1" missing; NF folding map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; xxvii,514 pages View more info

Image for NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State

NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Portland, Binfords & Mort, Publishers: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18231

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


DJ with open tears. Boards with light shelfwear. ; Folding map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xviii, 315 pages View more info

Image for NORTH DAKOTA A Guide to the Northern Prairie State

NORTH DAKOTA A Guide to the Northern Prairie State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 18232

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped. ; A very handsome copy; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xix, 352 pages View more info

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TEXAS A Guide to the Lone Star State

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1945

Order Number: 18233

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ darkened and with very light chipping along edges. ; Photogravures; 8vo; xxviii, 718 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: $100.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1938

Edition: Later Printing

Order Number: 18236

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light chipping along edges. Price clipped. ; The American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 559 pages View more info

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MASSACHUSETTS

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1937

Order Number: 18247

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light chipping along edges, especially to DJ spine ends. ; Early edition, after the revisions that followed the first printing. ; Photographures; 8vo; 675 pages View more info

Image for MARYLAND A Guide to the Old Line State

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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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

AMERICAN WILD LIFE ILLUSTRATED

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $84.90

Publisher: New York, Wm H. Wise & Company: 1947

Order Number: 10383

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremites. Spine covering slightly loose; Color photos by Austin Baylitts. Publisher's business reply card bound in ; B&W & Color Photographs; 8vo; 749 pages View more info

AMERICAN WILD LIFE ILLUSTRATED

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Price: $48.94

Publisher: New York, Wm H. Wise & Company: 1947

Order Number: 10946

Condition: Very Good+


Light rubbing to spine ends ; B&W & Color Photographs; 8vo; 749 pages View more info

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ALASKA Last American Frontier

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project] Colby, Merle

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1943

Edition: Later Printing

Order Number: 16878

Condition: Very Good-


Stamped on front free endpaper. Rear map missing. Boards with light wear to extremities. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 427 pages View more info

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ALASKA Last American Frontier

By: Wpa [Federal Writers' Project] Colby, Merle

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1943

Order Number: 18208

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


DJ torn and with open tears. Boards with light rubbing to extremities ; The definitive source on Alaska, before it became a state. The only book in the series to credit a sole author (the Idaho guide credits Vardis Fisher as editor) , no less an authority than the 'Saturday Review' called it 'the most important and descriptive book about Alaska in print' and that designation may still be true. Includes NF map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 427 pages View more info

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LIVINGSTON The Story of a Community

By: [New Jersey Writer's Project]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Livingston, The Township of Livingston: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9251

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ slightly faded and with small closed tear; Livingston, New Jersey, is best known for idyllic small town living, as this history attests ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 166 pages View more info

Image for MISSISSIPPI A Guide to the Magnolia State

MISSISSIPPI A Guide to the Magnolia State

By: [Wpa]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1946

Order Number: 18825

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Light chipping to DJ. Small stain to fore edge. A handsome and tight copy with a VG+ map in rear pocket ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 545 pages View more info

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THE NEGRO IN VIRGINIA

By: [Wpa]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Winston-salem, John F. Blair: 1994

Order Number: 17801

ISBN: 089587119x

Condition: Very Good+


8vo; 418 pages View more info

Image for THE SWEDES IN NEW JERSEY Bulletin No. 1

THE SWEDES IN NEW JERSEY Bulletin No. 1

By: [Wpa]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Jersey State Board of Education: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17806

Condition: Very Good+


Prepared for the use in the public schools by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in New Jersey. Sponsored by the New Jersey Commission to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the Swedish dettlement on the Delaware. Including newspaper article from "The Living Newspaper": 15,000,000 enjoy WPA shows ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 6 pages View more info

Image for CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

By: [Wpa]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1954

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 16892

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to top spine. Front endpaper browned. Former owner's name on half title page. ; Numerous photogravures. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 716 pages View more info

Image for THE CONNECTICUT GUIDE What to See and Where to Find It

THE CONNECTICUT GUIDE What to See and Where to Find It

By: [Wpa]

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Hartford, Emergency Relief Commission: 1935

Order Number: 17488

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit browned, especially spine and with a small missing corner. Front hinge professionally repaired ; A precursor to the Works Progress Administration. Historically interesting as well as informative; Maps; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

Image for CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

By: [Wpa]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1954

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 17794

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light wear to extremities; Photogravures; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 716 pages View more info

Image for MISSOURI A Guide to the 'show Me' State

MISSOURI A Guide to the 'show Me' State

By: [Wpa]

Price: $100.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 9339

Condition: Very Good


Spine discolored. Dampstaining affecting the first 60 or so pages. Binding not tight. Bookseller's sticker to rear endpaper; By consensus, one of the best of the American Guide Series, with extensive research and topnotch editing; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 652 pages View more info

Image for PRINCE WILLIAM The Story of its People and its Places

PRINCE WILLIAM The Story of its People and its Places

By: [Wpa]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Manassas, Bethlehem Good Housekeeping: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Order Number: 5863

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


In original glassine DJ - slightly chipping and browned; Chapters on the history of Prince Willliam county, Virginia, as well as on education and the road system. Four scenic tours, and two interesting appendices of the list of taxpayers and of those serving in the Civil War ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages View more info

Image for CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State

By: [Wpa]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1947

Order Number: 16893

Condition: Very Good-


Spine sunned. Boards faded. Endpapers and top edge browned. ; Numerous photogravures. VG+ map in rear pocket. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 713 pages View more info

Image for THE CONNECTICUT GUIDE What to See and Where to Find It

THE CONNECTICUT GUIDE What to See and Where to Find It

By: [Wpa]

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Hartford, Emergency Relief Commission: 1935

Order Number: 17066

Condition: Very Good+


First blank page gapping (but holding together). Former owner's notes on first blank page; A precursor to the Works Progress Administration. Historically interesting as well as informative; Maps; 8vo; 320 pages View more info

Image for MISSISSIPPI A Guide to the Magnolia State

MISSISSIPPI A Guide to the Magnolia State

By: [Wpa]

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1949

Order Number: 18238

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light chipping along edges and tiny hole to top front. Very light rubbing to boards. Else a very handsome copy with tight binding ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 545 pages View more info

Image for MINNESOTA A State Guide

MINNESOTA A State Guide

By: [Wpa]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18240

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ lightly worn and with light chipping along edges. Usual browning to endpapers. A tight copy; NF folding map in rear pocket ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxx, 523 pages View more info

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THE OHIO GUIDE

By: [Wpa]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18241

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ a bit darkened and with light chipping along edges. ; NF folding map in rear pocket; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 634 pages View more info

Image for MICHIGAN A Guide to the Wolverine State

MICHIGAN A Guide to the Wolverine State

By: [Wpa]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18246

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ browned and with light chipping along edges. Small open tear to DJ top spine. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Slight browning to endpapers; NF map in rear pocket. ; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 682 pages View more info

Image for LOS ANGELES A Guide to the City and its Environs

LOS ANGELES A Guide to the City and its Environs

By: [Wpa]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19077

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with several closed tears and light fraying to top spine. DJ spine faded. Price clipped. Slight weakening to hinges. ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 433 pages View more info

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THE OHIO GUIDE

By: [Wpa]

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19267

Condition: Very Good


Slight darkening to spine. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Front hinge weakening. Former owner's name on half title page. Very light foxing to eges and rear endpaper; Folding map in rear pocket. Numerous photogravures ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 634 pages View more info