WASHINGTON, D.C.: A Guide to the Nation's Capitol.
Edition: 2nd printing of the Revised Edition.
New York: Hastings House, (1949) dj. Hardcover - A volume in the 'American Guide Series', part of a project of the Works Project Administration (WPA) during the Depression to provide employment for writers. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. Originally published in 1937, this was the second book issued in this series - this revised edition includes much new material, but it is smaller in size, and better arranged. Includes sections on the history of the state, the points of interest within the city and in the environs. List of statues and memorials, chronology, selected reading list, index. Folding map in rear pocket. xxx, 528 pp.
Condition: Very good in light blue cloth with dark blue lettering in a fair only dust jacket with overall edgewear, tears along the folds, price-clipped.