ROUTE 66: The Mother Road. by Wallis, Michael.

ROUTE 66: The Mother Road. by Wallis, Michael.

ROUTE 66: The Mother Road.

Edition: First printing.

New York: St Martin's, (1990) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - "The definitive book on the most famous road in American history - a nostalgic ode to a bygone era" One of the original U.S. Highways, Route 66 was established on November 11, 1926 and originally ran from Chicago, Illinois, through Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona, covering a total of 2,448 miles before ending in California at Los Angeles, California. It served as a major path for those who migrated west, especially during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s and inspired both a hit song and a popular television show in the 1960s. INSCRIBED by the author on the half title page, and dated in 1990. Illustrated with both full color and black and white photographs throughout. Slightly oversized oblong format. 243 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-312040490.

Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (book plate, small newspaper clipping about an author appearance on front endpaper, scratch on front cover of dj)
Book ID: 71651
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