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Massachusetts, A Guide to Its places and People

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Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1937. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition.. Part of the American Guide Series. Part of the Federal Writiers Project and the Works Progress Administratiion during the Great Depression. Importantly, the fold out map is still with the volume in the rear pocket. Th B&W photos throughout, tight and clean. The front endpapers are the state's map with… Read more
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The New Pioneers

by James Remington McCarthy

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Published
1934
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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Indianapolis: Bobbs-merrill, 1934. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Edition.. The First Picture of the American People East-West-North-South under the New Deal. Signed and inscribed by the author in 1939 on the front endpaper, early era WPA type book, stated first edition, very rare signed. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Maritime History of New York

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Published
1941
Condition
Fair
Edition
First Edition.
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garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1941. Book. Fair. Hardcover. 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.… Read more
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The American Guide Series Works By the Federal writers' Project

by Marc S. Selvaggio

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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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Pittsburg, PA: Arthur Scharf, Bookseller & Shoyer's Books Book. Very Good. Soft cover. 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 There is also data on many unpublished works by this goup of writers.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! Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Oregon Trail US 30 the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean

by Federal writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration

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Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1939. Book. Very Good. Buckram. 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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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Vermont a Guide to the Green Mountain State

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Published
1966
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition revised and Enlarged.
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1966. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Maine a Guide 'Down East'

by Dorris A. Isaacson, (editor}

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition.
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$19.99

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Rockland, ME: Courier-Gazette, Inc., 1970. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Monterey Peninsula

by Delkin, James Ladd

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Wayward Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition Revised.
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California: American Guide Series, 1946. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Virginia a Guide to the Old Dominion

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Printing.
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1947. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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,… Read more
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California, A Guide to the Golden State

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fourth Printing.
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New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1945. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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Maine a Guide Down East

by Isaacson, Dorris A.

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition.
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Rockland, ME: Maine League, 1970. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Monterey Peninsula

by Delkin, James Ladd

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Wayward Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Second Edition Revised.
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$39.99

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California: American Guide Series, 1946. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 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. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Cape Cod Pilot a Loquacious Travelogue

by Digges, Jeremiah

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Wayward Books
Published
1937
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Second Printing.
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$79.99

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Provincetown and New York: Modern Pilgrim Press and the Viking Press, 1937. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Second Printing.. Part of the Federal Writers' Project and the American Guide Series. The DJ is unclipped. Cape Cod Map endpapers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Washington, D.C.

by American Guide Series

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Wayward Books
Published
1942
Condition
Good
Edition
Revised Second Edition.
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$79.97

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New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1942. Book. Good. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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