London: Adam and Charles Black, 1908. Hardcover. First Edition. x, 159 pp. 12mo. Blue cloth cover with ornate gold embossed decoration on cover board. Bumping and scuffing to corners and edges. Endpapers have are slightly brittle due to quality of paper, interior pages have light foxing throughout. Otherwise clean with chromolithograph illustrations of locations along the ship's route. Good.
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New York: Hastings House, 1949. Hardcover. Book of the Month Club Edition. xxii, 1348 pp. 8vo. Dust jacket has light wear and chipping, now in mylar cover. Dark blue cloth covr with gold embossed titling to spine and cover board. Clean and tight within. Endpapers illustrated with maps of the continental United States. Very Good / Very Good.
Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1930. Hardcover. Seventeenth Revised Edition. lxxx, 552 pp. 16mo. Light chipping and wear to dust jacket, small losses at all edges, rear flap beginning to separate at edge, now in mylar cover. Red cloth covered boards with gold embossed titling to cover board and spine, ribbon tie. Edges of text block marbled. Clean within. Very Good / good.
New York: The Viking Press, 1938. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. xxv, 549 pp. 8vo. Blue cloth binding with gold embossed titling to cover and spine. Wear to covers, ex-library with call numbers at base of spine. Front endpapers illustrated by a map of Delaware keyed to tours described within; library stamps throughout. Large folding map usually inserted in the pocket tipped in at rear is missing.
A volume in the important WPA American Guide Series. Good.
Galena, IL: Community Development Fund of Galena, 1937. Wraps. As. Later Printing, n.d.. 79 pp. 8vo. Slightly lighter blue wraps that than the true first edition of this publication. Clean and crisp within, 15 pages (unpaginated) of black and white photos at rear, Large, color folding map in Fine condition tipped into rear of book.
A reprint of one of the earliest city guides produced as part of the WPA American Guide Series. Very Good.