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A Maritime History of New York

By: N/A

Price: $24.99

Publisher: garden City, Doubleday Doran, 1941

Edition: First Edition


Introduction by Fiorello H. La Guardia, compiled by the Writers Program of The Works Progress Administration for the City of New York, Stated First Ediition. Some page and cover rippling from old water damage, not Ex-LIbrary. Collectible! Imprint on the front cover of the Sandy Point Lighthouse., B&W plates throughout. View more info

California, A Guide to the Golden State

By: N/A

Price: $29.99

Publisher: New York, Hastings House Publishers, 1945

Edition: Fourth Printing


A Guide to the Golden State, part of the American Guide Series.. Includes the scarce fold out map in an envelope on the rear inside cover, which has the city map of LA and San Francisco on one side and the entire state on the obverse, map appears as new, unfaded. View more info

Cape Cod Pilot a Loquacious Travelogue

By: Digges, Jeremiah

Price: $79.99

Publisher: Provincetown and New York, Modern Pilgrim Press and the Viking Press, 1937

Edition: Second Printing


Part of the Federal Writers' Project and the American Guide Series. The DJ is unclipped. Cape Cod Map endpapers. View more info

Connecticut a Guide to Its Roads, Lore and People

By: N/A

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1938

Edition: Later Printing


The DJ has much wear all around and is price clipped. B&W photos throughout. No map as is seen in the true first. Presents nicely in mylar. Part of the American Guide Series. Map endpapers, written by Workers of the Federal Workers' Project of the WPA. View more info

Long Road Home: Journeys Through America's Present in Search of America's Past

By: Geoffrey O'Gara

Price: $14.99

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc, 1989

Edition: First Edition


Stated first edition, like new! DJ protected in mylar. The author retraces the routes of those who wrote for The Federal Writers Project during the depression. From DC to West Virginia to the Dust Bowl and on the LA. View more info

Maine a Guide 'Down East'

By: Dorris A. Isaacson, (editor}

Price: $19.99

Publisher: Rockland, ME, Courier-Gazette, Inc., 1970

Edition: Second Edition


Part of The American Guide Series, first printing stated on the flap of the DJ which is unclipped. B&W photos throughout. The DJ has edgewear, still presents nicely in mylr. View more info

Maine a Guide Down East

By: Isaacson, Dorris A.

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Rockland, ME, Maine League, 1970

Edition: Second Edition


Revised edition, first printing indicated on DJ which is unclipped. Map endpapers. 510 pages, B&W photos throughout. Part of the American Guide Series. View more info

Maine a Guide to "Down East"

By: N/A

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1937

Edition: First Edition


Written by the Workers of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration. Part of the American Guide Series. Scarce map, Transportation Map of Maine present in the back pocket. The gutters are darkened. Hundreds of B&W photos throughout. View more info

Monterey Peninsula

By: Delkin, James Ladd

Price: $39.99

Publisher: California, American Guide Series, 1946

Edition: Second Edition Revised


This is the American Centennial Edition, compiled by workers of the writers' program of the Works Projects Administration in Northern California. The DJ is unclipped, numerous B&W photos and illustrations throughout. View more info

Monterey Peninsula

By: Delkin, James Ladd

Price: $39.99

Publisher: California, American Guide Series, 1946

Edition: Second Edition Revised


This is the American Centennial Edition, compiled by workers of the writers' program of the Works Projects Administration in Northern California. The DJ is unclipped, numerous B&W photos and illustrations throughout. View more info

The American Guide Series Works By the Federal writers' Project

By: Marc S. Selvaggio

Price: $199.99

Publisher: Pittsburg, PA, Arthur Scharf, Bookseller & Shoyer's Books,

Edition: First Edition


176 pages, thorough bibliography of all the titles in the series. There is also data on many unpublished works by this goup of writers. :Lists by state and appendices that cross reference everything. VERY SCARCE! View more info

The Oregon Trail US 30 the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean

By: Federal writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration

Price: $199.99

Publisher: New York, Hastings House Publishers, 1939

Edition: First Edition


Devil's Tower Wyoming, photo frontispiece, B&W photos throughout, buckram hardcover binding almost identical to that used for the first edition Grapes of Wrath. The slipcase has the title on the spine in dark leather. Some darkening to the gutters. Very collectible condition. View more info

Vermont a Guide to the Green Mountain State

By: N/A

Price: $24.99

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1966

Edition: Second Edition revised and Enlarged


Part of the American Guide Series,. The DJ unclipped. B&W photos throughout. The DJ has edgewear and minor tears, and tape repairs, one small missing piece, still presents nicely in mylar. Illustrations and photos throughout. Map endpapers. View more info

Virginia a Guide to the Old Dominion

By: N/A

Price: $39.99

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, 1947

Edition: Fourth Printing


Part of the American Guide Series, compiled by the workers of the Writers' Program of the WPS in the state of Virginia. The all important map is still in the rear pocket, appears unopened. B&W photos throughout, the DJ is unclipped, $4. DJ has major chips and edgewear, tears, still presents nicely in mylar. View more info

Washington, D.C.

By: American Guide Series

Price: $79.97

Publisher: New York, Hastings House Publishers, 1942

Edition: Revised Second Edition


A guide to the nation's capital. If you live in or grew up in D.C. you must have this book! Very interesting dialogue about all the sites, neighborhoods, wonderful B&W photos all from a pre-WWII perspective. In the preface, Merle Colby of the Writers' Program speaks of the changes and corrections that are included in this volume. Includes the often missing fold out map of The District at the rear, often missing. The DJ has edgewear and rubbing and some small pieces m... View more info