Oxford, 1940, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First Edition
Federal Writers Program. New York, A Guide to the Empire State, New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1940. Octavo, first edition, pp. xxxi, 782, gravure plates, printed blue cloth boards, folding map in rear pocket, gift inscription on half-title page. Part of the American Guide Series created by the Works Progress Administration during the Depression to give work to unemployed writers and photographers. Condition of this book: Covers worn at edges, leaves' edges darkened Jacket is poor with edges chipped, blemishes, internally reinforced with binder's tape, darkening. Original $3 price intact on flap. Map is fine with minor age-toning. 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. 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: 53897.