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Auction archive: Lot number 14

Seventeen volumes from the WPA American Guide Series

Estimate
US$250 - US$350
Price realised:
US$330
Auction archive: Lot number 14

Seventeen volumes from the WPA American Guide Series

Estimate
US$250 - US$350
Price realised:
US$330
Beschreibung:

Title: Seventeen volumes from the WPA American Guide Series Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Washington: A Guide to the Evergreen State. Map. [1941]. * California: A Guide to the Golden State. Map. 5th Printing. [1947]. * Oregon: End of the Trail. Dj. Map. [1940]. * Death Valley: A Guide. Map. Dj. [1939]. * San Francisco: The Bay and Its Cities. Rev. Ed. 1947. * Wyoming: A Guide to Its History, Highways, and People. Dj. Map. 1941. * Monterey Peninsula. Dj. 2nd Rev. Ed. [1946]. * New Mexico: A Guide to the Colorful State. Dj. Map. 3rd Printing. [1947]. * Utah: A Guide to the State. Dj. 1941. * Washington, D.C. A Guide to the Nation's Capital. Dj (price-clipped). New Rev. Ed. [1968]. * Colorado: A Guide to the Highest State. Dj. 2nd Printing. 1941 (but 1943). * Nevada: A Guide to the Silver State. Map. [1940]. * Virginia: A Guide to the Old Dominion. Big chip out of front free endpaper. No map. 2nd Printing. [1941]. * Here's New England! Map. 1939. * Arizona: A State Guide. Dj. 1940. * Massachusetts: A Guide to Its Places and People. Map. 1937. * Los Angeles: A Guide to the City and Its Environs. 1941. * Plus, an additional volume: Tillotson, M.R. Grand Canyon Country. 1935. In total 18 volumes. A nice assemblage of State Guides written by the Workers of the Writers' Programs of the Works Projects Administration, many containing original loose folding maps tucked into pocket at rear. Lot Amendments Condition: Jacket edges worn, many chipped especially at spine tips; some degree of edge wear to each volume generally mild; a few with rubber stamp on fore edge of text block, or ownership inscription to endpapers; maps are near fine; else very good. Item number: 207618

Auction archive: Lot number 14
Auction:
Datum:
21 Jan 2010
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
Beschreibung:

Title: Seventeen volumes from the WPA American Guide Series Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Washington: A Guide to the Evergreen State. Map. [1941]. * California: A Guide to the Golden State. Map. 5th Printing. [1947]. * Oregon: End of the Trail. Dj. Map. [1940]. * Death Valley: A Guide. Map. Dj. [1939]. * San Francisco: The Bay and Its Cities. Rev. Ed. 1947. * Wyoming: A Guide to Its History, Highways, and People. Dj. Map. 1941. * Monterey Peninsula. Dj. 2nd Rev. Ed. [1946]. * New Mexico: A Guide to the Colorful State. Dj. Map. 3rd Printing. [1947]. * Utah: A Guide to the State. Dj. 1941. * Washington, D.C. A Guide to the Nation's Capital. Dj (price-clipped). New Rev. Ed. [1968]. * Colorado: A Guide to the Highest State. Dj. 2nd Printing. 1941 (but 1943). * Nevada: A Guide to the Silver State. Map. [1940]. * Virginia: A Guide to the Old Dominion. Big chip out of front free endpaper. No map. 2nd Printing. [1941]. * Here's New England! Map. 1939. * Arizona: A State Guide. Dj. 1940. * Massachusetts: A Guide to Its Places and People. Map. 1937. * Los Angeles: A Guide to the City and Its Environs. 1941. * Plus, an additional volume: Tillotson, M.R. Grand Canyon Country. 1935. In total 18 volumes. A nice assemblage of State Guides written by the Workers of the Writers' Programs of the Works Projects Administration, many containing original loose folding maps tucked into pocket at rear. Lot Amendments Condition: Jacket edges worn, many chipped especially at spine tips; some degree of edge wear to each volume generally mild; a few with rubber stamp on fore edge of text block, or ownership inscription to endpapers; maps are near fine; else very good. Item number: 207618

Auction archive: Lot number 14
Auction:
Datum:
21 Jan 2010
Auction house:
PBA Galleries
1233 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)415 9892665
+1 (0)415 9891664
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