New York: A Guide to the Empire State (American Guide Series)


First edition. Lacks jacket. Includes folding state map in rear pocket. Edges slightly faded, ink name on front endpaper, edges faintly foxed. 1940 Hard Cover. xxxi, 782 pp. 8vo. One of a series of state guides released by the WPA, which included detailed maps, information on geology, topography, plant and animal life, conservation and recreation, archaeology, Native American tribes, history, folklore, etc., and a series of tours of various regions. Illustrated with five sections of photographs, and maps of greater New York, Long Island, New York geology, New York State Native Americans, transportation, Albany, Buffalo, Ithaca - Cornell University, Niagara Falls, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, Syracuse, Troy, Utica, West Point (U.S. Military Academy), and a Long Island tour map.

Title: New York: A Guide to the Empire State (American Guide Series)

Author: Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of New York; Wainger, Bertrand M.; Lehman, Herbert H.; Fox, Dixon Ryan; et al

Categories: American, Americana, America, New York,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, New York State Historical Association / Oxford University Press: 1940

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2305043

Keywords: NEW YORK STATE GUIDE LOCAL EMPIRE NY,