Provincetown: Modern Pilgrim Press, 1937. First Edition. Very good- in yellow cloth covered boards with heavy soiling to the upper edge of the spine and to the gutters. An octavo measuring 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches. In a good unclipped dust jacket with 1" deep chips at the upper edge of the spine area which is also well tanned and with rubbing to the folds. One of the volumes in the American Guide Series funded by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). This is one of the few volumes produced by the WPA which allowed an author's name to appear on the title page. In this case the author's name, Jeremiah Digges, is a pseudonym used by Josef Berger who wrote the book during his spare time while working for the WPA. 403 pages including an index, text and illustrated with black and white photographs throughout and map end papers. (Inventory #: TB28601)
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