Hastings House, 1942, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Early Edition
Federal Writers Program. Washington, D.C., A Guide to the Nation's Capital, New York: Hastings House, 1942. Octavo, early edition, pp. xl, 525, gravure plates, printed maroon cloth boards. 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: Covers edge-worn, jacket chipped at edges with a couple small blemishes to spine. 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: 53874.