American Guide Series from Town's End Books

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The Minnesota Arrowhead Country

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1941
Edition
First Edition
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$85.00

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Chicago: Albert Whitman & Co., 1941. First Edition. First printing Near fine in smooth green cloth covered boards with dark green text on the spine and on the front board with map end papers. A small octavo measuring 7 7/8 by 51/8 inches with moderate dust staining to the top edge of the text block. … Read more
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$85.00
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Connecticut A Guide to its Roads, Lore and People

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1938
Edition
First Edition
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$85.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. First Edition. Very good+ in red simulated leather covered boards with light foxing to the end sheets near the hinges due to a reaction with the glue used in binding and with faint foxing to the edges of the text block. In a good price clipped dust jacket with 1/4 inch chips at… Read more
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$85.00
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Massachusetts A Guide to its Places and People

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1937
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1937. First Edition. Very good+ in simulated blue leather cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is lightly rubbed and the text on the spine is slightly faded. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with… Read more
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$125.00
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Rhode Island A Guide to the Smallest State

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1937
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1937. First Edition. Near fine in simulated red leather cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/2 inches with slight rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. In a very good-, unclipped dust jacket with… Read more
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$125.00
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Washington City and Capital

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1937
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1937. First Edition. Near fine in heavy black cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine and with illustrated map end sheets. A thick small quarto measuring 9" by 6" with two narrow scratches to the front board. Without its issued dust jacket. 1,141 pages… Read more
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$100.00
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New Hampshire A Guide to the Granite State

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
c.1938
Edition
Reprint
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$45.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., c.1938. Reprint. Very good in royal blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is slightly worn and rubbed. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/4". Without its issued dust jacket. … Read more
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$45.00
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Connecticut A Guide to its Roads, Lore and People

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1938
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$75.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. First Edition. Very good+ in red simulated leather covered boards with tarnished gilt text on the spine and on the front board and with rubbing to the cloth at the ends of the spine and at the tips of the boards. In a good price clipped dust jacket with 1/4 inch chips at… Read more
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$75.00
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Kentucky A Guide to the Bluegrass State

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1947, c.1939
Edition
Fourth Printing of 1947
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$35.00

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New York: Hastings House, 1947, c.1939. Fourth Printing of 1947. Good in dark green cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and front board with map front end papers. The cloth is rubbed at the head and heel of the spine, at the lower edges of the boards and at the tips… Read more
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Arizona A State Guide

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1940
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Hastings House, 1940. First Edition. Very good+ in tan buckram with brown text stampings on the spine and front board and map end papers with a neatly written gift inscription written at the upper edge of the second free end page. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with foxing to the front gutter and… Read more
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$50.00
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San Francisco The Bay and Its Cities

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1940
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$80.00

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New York: Hastings House, 1940. First Edition. Very good+ in heavy, light blue-gray cloth covered boards with dark blue text on the spine and front board. An octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches. Without its issued dust jacket. This volume was written and compiled by the Federal Writers' Project of the WPA in Northern… Read more
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$80.00
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New Hampshire A Guide to the Granite State

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1938
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1938. First Edition. Very near fine in dark blue, simulated leather, cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine with map end sheets. A small octavo measuring 8 by 5 1/4 inches with faint tape stains to each of the boards where it was applied to keep the dust jacket in place.… Read more
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$100.00
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Minnesota A State Guide

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1947, c.1938
Edition
First Editon
Item Price
$150.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1947, c.1938. First Editon. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board with foxing to the end sheets a result of a reaction to the glues used in binding. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with the spine area… Read more
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$150.00
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Massachusetts A Guide to its Places and People

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1937
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$125.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1937. First Edition. Very good+ in simulated blue leather cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is lightly rubbed and the text on the spine is slightly faded. faded. In a very good, price clipped dust… Read more
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$125.00
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Arkansas A Guide to the State

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1941
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$160.00

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New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1941. First Edition. Fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and on the front board with map end papers. The end sheets show faint foxing near the hinges due to a reaction with the glue used in binding. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with very shallow… Read more
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$160.00
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Missouri A Guide to The 'Show Me' State

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
(1941)
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$45.00

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New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1941). First Edition. Very good in gray cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and front board. A small octavo of 7 7/8 by 5 3/8 inches with the cloth rubbed and worn at the head and heel of the spine. Without its issued dust jacket. 652… Read more
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$45.00
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California A Guide to the Golden State

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
c1939,1942
Edition
Second Printing of 1942
Item Price
$65.00

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New York: Hastings House, c1939,1942. Second Printing of 1942. Very good in light-green buckram covered boards with the cloth over the spine tanned and with foxing to the end papers due to a reaction with the glue employed in binding. There is a prior owner's name and date at the lower edge of the front free end page. … Read more
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$65.00
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Washington City and Capital

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1937
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$120.00

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Washington, DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1937. First Edition. Near fine in heavy black cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine and with illustrated map end sheets. A thick small quarto measuring 9" by 6" with minor soiling to the boards. Without its issued dust jacket. Signed on the fly title pages with:… Read more
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$120.00
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New Hampshire A Guide to the Granite State

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1938
Edition
Reprint
Item Price
$50.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1938. Reprint. Fine in royal blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board and with front map end sheets. A small octavo measuring 8" by 5 1/4". In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with a long closed tear to the upper quarter of the… Read more
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$50.00
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Montana A State Guide Book

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1939
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1939. First Edition. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. An octavo measuring 8 by 5 1/4 inches with heavy dust staining to the top edge of the text block, a prior owner's book plate on the fly title page… Read more
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$100.00
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Idaho A Guide in Word and Picture

by WPA

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Town's End Books
Published
1950
Edition
Second Edition Revised 1950
Item Price
$75.00

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New York: Oxford University Press, 1950. Second Edition Revised 1950. Very good+ in blue-green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and on the front board with map end sheets. A small octavo of 8 by 5 1/4 inches with the top edge of the text block dust stained and with light soiling and … Read more
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$75.00