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Rayon, Nylon and Glass Fibers

by Compiled by the workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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Published
1945
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Chicago: Albert Whitman & Co, 1945. Hardcover. 48p. illustrations, two of wihch are full page color. first edition, very good. Some browning to endpapers. Price clipped dust jacket shows wear, rubbing and loss along spine including about a 3/4 inch hole near the top. Series price is agressively inked over at top rear flap. Both front and rear… Read more
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Lake County history

by Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Ohio

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Published
1941
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Columbus, OH: Sponsored by the Western Reserve Historical Society, Lake County Chapter, 1941. Paperback. 100p., preface, photos, maps, sources, ownership stamp and mild wear and soiling, first edition trade paperback in blue wraps, Cover opens wiide. Stain to lower corner of front cover extending through page 20. Dykes not available, Powell 1246.
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Warren County: a history and a guide

by Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of New York

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Published
1942
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Glen Falls: Warren County Board of Supervisors at the Glen Falls Post Co, 1942. Hardcover. 275p., preface, general information, calendar of events, chronology, bibliography, index, illustrated with photos and two maps in pocket at rear, very good first edition in cloth boards and unclipped edgeworn dj. American Guide Series. Dykes 227, Powell 1200.
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Rochester and Monroe County

by Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration State of New York

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Published
1937
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£55.74

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Rochester: Scrantom's, sponsored by the City of Rochester & the Genesee Book Club, 1937. Hardcover. 460p., endpaper maps, frontispiece, foreword, preface, general information, chronology, bibliography, index, photos, maps including 3 folding bound-in, very good first edition in wine fabricoid and gilt, unclipped lightly worn dj. American Guide Series. Dykes 225, Powell 1196.
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Pioneer Mitchell

by Compiled by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in South Dakota, illustrated by Mary B. Giddings and Sada Jones

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Published
1937
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Mitchell: Sponsored by the Parent Teachers Association, 1937. [12p] 5.5x8 inches, illustrations, tiny chips at edges, front cover a bit loose but attached otherwise a very good booklet in stapled tan pictorial wraps. American Guide Series. Dykes 317, Powell 1468.
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Palmetto pioneers: six stories of South Carolinians

by Compiled, written and illustrated by Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration

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Published
1938
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[Columbia]: Sponsored by the Division of Adult Education State Department of Education, South Carolina, 1938. Hardcover. 81p., 5.5x7.75 inches, foreword, preface, appendix, bibliography, illustrations, shaken but solid, minor shelfwear, library book plate, otherwise good first edition in cloth-backed pictorial red boards. American Guide Series. On the priates of South Carolina. Dykes 303, Powell 1436. No date but 1938 according… Read more
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History of Broward County

by Miner, Francis H. with an introduction by Stuart McIver, compiled and edited by James A. Findlay

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2006
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9780976226727
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Fort Lauderdale: Bienes Center for the Literary Arts, Nroward County Library, 2006. Paperback. 34p/..25x11.5 inches, introduction, the history, illustrated with color maps, tables, facsimiles, photos, illustrated bibliography of the library's WPA Florida holdings, fine limited first edition #113/300 copies lithographed in red pictorial wraps. Florida History and People Series #1. Miner's 5000 word history of Broward County, Florida… Read more
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Volcano: California Traveler, 1960. Paperback. 108p., 5.5x8 inches, illustrated with b&w photos, local advertising, very good slim yellow paperback in wraps. Compiled from early manuscripts written for but never published by the WPA.
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Historic Romney: prepared as a feature of the 175th Anniversary Celebration of the Founding of Romney, West Virginia

by West Virginia Workers of the Federal Writers' Project, Works Progress Administration

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Published
1937
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Romney: Sponsored by the Town Council of Romney, 1937. Paperback. 67p., frontis-portraits, foreword, prefatory note, illustrated with photos, 17x21inch folded plan of the town and an 8.5x11 inch letter signed by "Blaire Saines" ? dated 1938 laid-in, very good trade-sized paperback in printed wraps with Library of Congress surplus stamp on cover.
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New Castle on the Delaware 1651 - 1936

by Compiled by Delaware Federal Writers' Project Work Projects Administration

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Published
1937
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£18.58

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New Castle: Sponsored by the New Castle Historical Society at the Press of William N. Cann, 1937. Paperback. 142p., viii, frontis, foreword, bibliography, index, illustrated with b&w photos and a folding map with points of interest noted, very good second edition trade paperback in lightly-worn green pictorial wraps. American Guide Series. Dykes 44, Powell 151.
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A history of Spartanburg County

by Compiled by the Spartanburg Unit of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of South Carorlina

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Published
1940
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Spartanburg: The Spartanburg Branch American Association of University Women South Carolina, 1940. Hardcover. 304p., endpaper maps, foreword, bibliography, index, illustrated with glossy plates form b&w photos, very good in lightly-mottled blue buckram and gilt. American Guide Series (illustrated).
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Pittsburgh, PA: Allegheny Centennial Committee, 1941. xviii, 236p., black textured cloth binding with gilt lettering as issued, illus., two inch closed tear on one page else very good condition, 8.5x11.25 inches.
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Cedar Rapids, IA: Laurance Press, 1937. 79, [i]p., illustrated wraps, folded map tipped in front, illus., two page map in black & red, very good condition. American guide series.
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A souvenir of the founding of Rensselaer County 1791: (Rensselaer County 1791 - 1941 Sesqui-Centennial [cover title])

by Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program, Works Progress Administration in the State of New York, cover illustration by E. L. Cannon

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Published
1941
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[Troy]: Rensselaer County Board of Supervisors, 1941. Paperback. 31p., 6.25x9.25 inches, illustrated, preface, map, very good first edition in stapled pictorial yellow wraps. Dykes not available, Powell 1195.
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