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AMERICA EATS

By: Algren, Nelson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Iowa City, University of Iowa Press:

Order Number: 5921

ISBN: 0877453616

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


The Federal Writer's project undertook a project to examine America's culinary traditions, especially ethnic dishes. Writer Algren wrote the manuscript in the late thirties but it remained unpublished until after his death in 1981. Contains recipes and essays on regional dining traditions; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xix, 123 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States--The Mountain States & the West Coast

By: Alsberg, Henry G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 13301

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America. Consecutively paginated; 8vo; 1348 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States

By: Alsberg, Henry G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 4873

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge well started. Bookplate loosely attached to fep; 8vo; 1348 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States--The Lake States & the Plains States

By: Alsberg, Henry G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 13300

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities ; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America; 8vo; 1348 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States

By: Alsberg, Henry G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 16140

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America; 8vo; 1348 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States--The South & the Southwest

By: Alsberg, Henry G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 13299

Condition: Very Good+


Light wear to extremities; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America. consecutively paginated; 8vo; 1348 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States

By: Alsberg, Henry G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 11426

Condition: Very Good


Rear board starting to separate from book block ; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America; 8vo; 1348 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States

By: Alsberg, Henry G.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 9235

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Large open tears to DJ. Two corners bumped; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America; 8vo; 1348 pages View more info

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THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States

By: Alsberg, Henry G. [Ed. ]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Order Number: 4871

Condition: Very Good


Remnants of DJ clinging to spine. Bookplate to verso of ffep. Slight separation opposite half-title ; Extremely detailed guide to the USA, including sections on general history, labor, music, art, architecture, literature, government, and indians. Each region of the country has a chapter on its states, which have every possible iota of information available at the time. As things have changed a bit since 1949, it is a fascinating historical document of the times ; 8vo; 1... View more info

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ALASKA: A PROFILE

By: Colby, Merle

Price: $100.00

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

Order Number: 9086

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ lightly chipped. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper; Vivid photogravures of the last frontier state; B&W Photographs; 8vo View more info

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HISTORY OF MODOC COUNTY A Partial Recording of Interesting and Historical Events in Modoc County

By: Cook, Fred S

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Volcano, CA, California Traveler, Inc:

Order Number: 4931

Condition: Near Fine


Slight discoloration to sliver of front cover ; No date, circa 1970's. Compiled from manuscripts written but not published by the WPA. Yellow booklet with B&W photos of various points of interest ; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 108 pages View more info

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HISTORY OF MODOC COUNTY A Partial Recording of Interesting and Historical Events in Modoc County

By: Cook, Fred S

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Volcano, CA, California Traveler, Inc:

Order Number: 4932

Condition: Very Good+


Slight discoloration to front cover; No date, circa 1970's. Compiled from manuscripts written but not published by the WPA. Yellow booklet with B&W photos of various points of interest ; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 108 pages View more info

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CAPE COD PILOT A Loquacious Travelogue

By: Digges, Jeremiah

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Modern Pilgrim Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14325

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Two bookplates to front endpaper. Apparent paint smudge to front endpaper. Wear & browning to DJ ; Jeremiah Digges is the pen name of Josef Berger, who, contrary to the claim on the DJ flap, wrote the book singlehandedly and recieved a royalty, the only time in the program this happened. Charming anecdotes about the Cape Cod area, some of which are even true; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 403 pages View more info

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DRUMS AND SHADOWS Survival Studies Among the Georgia Coastal Negroes

By: Georgia Writers' Project

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Athens, Universtiy of Georgia Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6934

ISBN: 0385013248

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Open tears to DJ spine but front and back intact. Slight browning to DJ rear ; A study of the folklore, traditions, and superstitions of the African-American community, mostly centered on the Savannah area ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 274 pages View more info

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THE WPA AND FEDERAL RELIEF POLICY

By: Howard, Donald S

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Russell Sage Foundation: 1943

Order Number: 4867

Condition: Very Good


Open tear to ffep. Wear to extremities; Comprehensive history of the Work Project Administration, started by President Roosevelt to alleviate hardships caused by widespread unemployment. Numerous charts and statistics illustrate the text; Ex-Library; 8vo; 879 pages View more info

TVA Adventure in Planning

By: Huxley, Julian

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Surrey, The Architectural Press: 1944

Order Number: 6902

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


Open tears & wear to DJ. Binding not tight ; The Tennessee Valley Authority provided low cost electricity to rural regions of Appalachia, a project on a scale unimaginable today. Noted author Huxley provides the full story; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 144 pages View more info

AN AMERICAN JEWISH COMMUNITY 50 Years 1889-1939 the Sociology of the Jewish Community in Stamford, Ct

By: Koenig, Samuel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stamford, Stamford Jewish Historical Society: 1991

Order Number: 5030

ISBN: 0962956007

Condition: Near Fine


Written under the auspices of the WPA in 1940, this extraordinarily detailed study of the Jewish community in Stamford, was not published until 1991, as it was deemed too controversial. Dr. Koenig seems to have left no stone unturned in his effort to study the sociological aspects of the community. Contains several graphs, charts, and photos; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 177 pages View more info

ATLANTA Capital of the South

By: Miller, Paul W

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Oliver Durrell, Inc: 1949

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 4892

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Small open tears to top rear of DJ. Slight browning to edges and DJ flaps ; The American guide series turns to the jewel of the south, Atlanta, with a complete look at its history up to the post-WWII period ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 318 pages View more info

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INVENTORY OF FEDERAL ARCHIVES IN THE STATES Series IV the Department of War

By: Survey Of Federal Archives

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Newark, Historical Records Survey Project: 1940

Order Number: 5926

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy-colored cover shows shelf wear and slight dampstaining has caused bleed-through to first few pages; Extensive inventory of correspondence and records regarding the War Department on the eve of WWII. Scarce; 4to; 200 pages View more info

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BRYAN AND WILLIAMS COUNTY

By: Wpa

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Bryan, O., City of Bryan: 1941

Order Number: 11934

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities; scarce; American Guide Series; 8vo; 117 pages View more info

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GALENA GUIDE

By: Wpa

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Galena, The City of Galena: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 13242

Condition: Very Good+


Spine discolored. Previous owner's name to first page. Very minor dampstaining to first few pages; History and environs of Galena, Illinois. Fold-out color map in rear; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 79 pages View more info

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JOHNSTOWN In New York State's Mohawk Valley

By: Wpa

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Johnstown, The City of Johnstown: 1941

Order Number: 13131

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities; A tribute to the people and industry of Johnstown. Unpaginated; B&W Photographs; Oblong 32mo 4" - 5" tall View more info

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NEW MEXICO A Guide to the Colorful State

By: Wpa

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17762

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with chipping along edges and with DJ top spine missing. Faint stamp on title page. Rear map missing; American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo; 458 pages View more info

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REPORT ON PROGRESS OF THE WPA PROGRAM June 30, 1938

By: Wpa

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, U. S. Government Printing Office: 1938

Order Number: 5927

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly rolled. Covers show shelf wear and slight staining. Minor wrinkling internally ; A self-explanatory title, which was presented to President Roosevelt to keep him updated on the expenditures and projects of the Works Progress Administration ; 4to; 147 pages View more info

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THE WPA GUIDE TO NEW ORLEANS With a New Introduction Bye the Historic New Orleans Collection

By: Wpa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus

Order Number: 17117

ISBN: 0394532694

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


"Still the best" said Walker Percy. ; 8vo View more info