Hastings House, 1943, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Early Edition
Federal Writers Program. Colorado, A Guide to the Highest State, New York: Hastings House, 1943. Octavo, second edition, pp. xxxiii, 509, gravure plates, beige cloth boards stamped with brown lettering on spine and front, former owner's ID sticker on free front endpaper. Part of the American Guide Series created by the Works Progress Administration during the Depression to give work to unemployed writers and photographers. Photos here by Arthur Rothstein and other great Farm Security Administration photographers including Russell Lee. 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 ordinary age toning, in a good jacket with chips at extremities, soiling and darkening at spine and rear panel. Preserved in Brodart. 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; 1940s; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53872.