Viking, 1939, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition
Federal Writers Project. New Jersey, A Guide to Its Present and Past, New York: Viking, 1939. Octavo,first edition, pp. xxxii, 735, halftones, large folding map in rear pocket, light gray cloth boards with red lettering to spine and front. Part of the American Guide Series created by the Works Progress Administration during the Depression to give work to unemployed writers and photographers. Dust jackets for this series can be hard to find, especially with the price intact on the front flap. Condition of this book: Near fine with dust mark at bottom edge. Jacket is sunned at spine with chipped edges, internally reinforced at spine ends by binder's tape. Map fine. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel & Places; United States; 1930s; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53854.