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WPA Books & Ephemera

MAINE A Guide 'down East'

MAINE A Guide 'down East'

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1937. Hardcover. DJ with light chipping along edges and with small hole to spine. Price clipped. Later printing (issued without map). ; The American Guide Series; Photogravures; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 476 pages .
Item Price
SGD 131.06
NORTH DAKOTA A Guide to the Northern Prairie State

NORTH DAKOTA A Guide to the Northern Prairie State

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

New York: Oxford University Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1950. Second Edition. Hardcover. DJ price clipped. ; A very handsome copy; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xix, 352 pages .
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SGD 262.12
UTAH A Guide to the State

UTAH A Guide to the State

by Wpa

New York: Hastings House. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1945. Hardcover; Second Printing. Light chipping and slight darkening to DJ and with small open tear to DJ top spine. ; A very handsome copy. With photogravures; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 595 pages .
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SGD 163.83
NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State

NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State

by Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Portland: Binfords & Mort, Publishers. Very Good-. 1940. First Edition. Hardcover. Glue residue and former owner's name to front endpaper. Rear map pocket clumsily repaired - but rear map in VG condition. Rear hinge started; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 315 pages .
Item Price
SGD 65.53
DEATH VALLEY A Guide

DEATH VALLEY A Guide

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1939. Hardcover. Light wear to DJ with small open tears and part of the front image scraped away ; Fold-out map of the region to rear endpaper ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 75 pages .
Item Price
SGD 52.42
NEW ORLEANS CITY GUIDE

NEW ORLEANS CITY GUIDE

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good. 1938. First Edition. Hardcover. 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 .
Item Price
SGD 144.17
ILLINOIS A Descriptive and Historical Guide

ILLINOIS A Descriptive and Historical Guide

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

New York: Hastings House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. Second Revised Edition. Hardcover. 0803833814 . Light edgewear to DJ and with one small open tear. ; new revised edition; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; xxiii, 775 pages .
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SGD 58.98
MASSACHUSETTS

MASSACHUSETTS

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good+. 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Light shelfwear to boards. Mild foxing to top edge and rear endpaper. ; Folding map in rear pocket; Photographures; 8vo; 675 pages .
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SGD 104.85
ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide

ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide

by Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Rochester: Scrantom's. Very Good+. 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Small bookplate; Including 3 folding maps ; Amercian Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 460 pages .
Item Price
SGD 117.96
WEST VIRGINIA A Guide to the Mountain State

WEST VIRGINIA A Guide to the Mountain State

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

New York: Oxford University Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1943. Hardcover; Second Printing. DJ with very light fraying along edges. A handsome copy with binding tight; Folding map in rear pocket ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 559 pages .
Item Price
SGD 229.36
WASHINGTON City and Capital

WASHINGTON City and Capital

by Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Washington: Government Printing Office. Very Good-. 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Spine lettering faded. Former owner's notes on first blank page. Faint foxing to half title page. Front hinge weakening. Rear map and last pages missing ; It is said that when President Roosevelt received his copy, he exclaimed, 'Where is the steamer trunk that goes with it? ' A huge book, over 1100 pages, really comprising two books, one a guide to the city and one a guide to the workings of the... Read more about this item
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SGD 98.30
WASHINGTON City and Capital

WASHINGTON City and Capital

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Washington D. C.: Government Printing Office. Very Good. 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. 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 8" - 9" tall; 1141 pages .
Item Price
SGD 131.06
ALABAMA

ALABAMA

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

New York: Richard R. Smith. Very Good. 1941. First Edition. Hardcover. Light rubbing to boards, especially spine ends. Spine darkened. Lacks rear map ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 442 pages .
Item Price
SGD 98.30
MONTANA A State Guide Book

MONTANA A State Guide Book

by Wpa

New York: Viking Press. Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. DJ torn chipped and with spine and back missing. Typical browning to endpapers. ; NF map in rear pocket ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 429 pages .
Item Price
SGD 229.36
WASHINGTON, D.C. A Guide to the Nation's Captial

WASHINGTON, D.C. A Guide to the Nation's Captial

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

New York: Hastings House. Very Good+. 1949. Second Edition. Hardcover; Second Printing. Lacks rear map. A handsome and tight copy. Boards with light wear to extremities; Revised edition with new illustrations; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 528 pages .
Item Price
SGD 117.96
KENTUCKY A Guide to the Bluegrass State

KENTUCKY A Guide to the Bluegrass State

by Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

New York: Hastings House. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1954. Hardcover; Fourth Printing. DJ price clipped and with light chipping along edges. One small hole and creasing to DJ front. Boards with light rubbing to extremities; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 489 pages .
Item Price
SGD 163.83
ALASKA Last American Frontier

ALASKA Last American Frontier

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project] Colby, Merle

New York: The MacMillan Company. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1943. Hardcover; Seventh Printing. 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... Read more about this item
Item Price
SGD 98.30
THE BERKSHIRE HILLS

THE BERKSHIRE HILLS

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce. Very Good. 1939. Hardcover; Second Printing. Boards with light wear to extremities. Slight tanning to endpapers. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper ; WPA guide to the Berkshires. Slightly different format without tours; mainly emphasizing its history; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages .
Item Price
SGD 91.74
KANSAS A Guide to the Sunflower State

KANSAS A Guide to the Sunflower State

by Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

New York: Viking. Very Good+. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Endpapers browned. Else we would have called it NF; Folding map in rear pocket ; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 538 pages .
Item Price
SGD 196.59
THE AMERICAN GUIDE A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United  States

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

by Alsberg, Henry G

New York: Hastings House. Very Good+. 1949. Hardcover. Slight wear to extremities; Maps in endpapers. Minutely detailed overview of America; 8vo; 1348 pages .
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SGD 26.21
CONNECTICUT A Guide to its Roads, Lore, and People

CONNECTICUT A Guide to its Roads, Lore, and People

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1938. Hardcover. DJ with light chipping. This is a later printing, even though no subsequent printings mentioned. Without the rear map (as issued) ; 8vo; 593 pages .
Item Price
SGD 131.06
HERE'S NEW ENGLAND A Guide to Vacationland

HERE'S NEW ENGLAND A Guide to Vacationland

by Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

Boston: Houghton and Mifflin. Very Good. 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Boards a bit faded and with spine sunned. ; A guide to the highlights of the six New England states for your vacation pleasure. Photos bound in before the title page, of quaint houses and scenic views. Project director Alsburg wanted to produce six regional guides covering all then-48 states, but this is the only one to see the light of day. Map in rear pocket. Includes a brochure "New England Art Museums, Summer... Read more about this item
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SGD 65.53
MASSACHUSETTS

MASSACHUSETTS

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1937. Hardcover. 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 .
Item Price
SGD 163.83
KANSAS A Guide to the Sunflower State

KANSAS A Guide to the Sunflower State

by Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]

New York: Hastings House. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1949. Hardcover; Second Printing. DJ price clipped and with small chipping. One larger open tear to DJ back. Boards with light rubbing to extremities; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 538 pages .
Item Price
SGD 163.83
SAVANNAH

SAVANNAH

by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

Savannah: Chamber of Commerce. Very Good. 1937. Hardcover. 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 .
Item Price
SGD 262.12