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  • FROM BALLOTS TO BREADLINES: AMERICAN WOMEN 1920-1940: The Young Oxford History of Women in the United States, Volume 8. by (Cott, Nancy F., General Editor) Deutsch, Sarah Jane .
    (Cott, Nancy F., General Editor) Deutsch, Sarah Jane .
    FROM BALLOTS TO BREADLINES: AMERICAN WOMEN 1920-1940: The Young Oxford History of Women in the United States, Volume 8.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, (1994.). Hardcover first edition - The eighth volume in this excellent series - the first multivolume series of the public and private lives of women over four centuries, each written by a distinguished historian. Illustrated throughout with photographs. Chronology, suggestions for further reading, index. 142 pp. ISBN: 0-19-5080637.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated boards (stamp on front endpaper.) Other titles in this series available.

    Book ID: 48409
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  • SONGS OF WILLOW FROST. by Ford, Jamie.
    Ford, Jamie.
    SONGS OF WILLOW FROST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's second novel, set against 1920s Depression-era Seattle. SIGNED on the title page. 322 pp plus a reader's guide. ISBN: 978-0345522023.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65469
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  • SONGS OF WILLOW FROST. by Ford, Jamie.
    Ford, Jamie.
    SONGS OF WILLOW FROST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's second novel, set against 1920s Depression-era Seattle. SIGNED plus a chop mark on a blank preliminary page. 322 pp plus a reader's guide. ISBN: 978-0345522023.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66677
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  • SONGS OF WILLOW FROST. by Ford, Jamie.
    Ford, Jamie.
    SONGS OF WILLOW FROST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Award-winning author's second novel, set against 1920s Depression-era Seattle. SIGNED plus a chop mark on a blank preliminary page. 322 pp plus a reader's guide. ISBN: 978-0345522023.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder dot, corners slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 71594
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  • Howard, Donald S.
    THE WPA AND FEDERAL RELIEF POLICY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1943. dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive study of the program itself, eligibility, numbers employed and of the broader issues of relief as a government function. Illustrated with data tables, diagrams and maps. Index. 879 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in black cloth with gilt lettering on the spine, no dj. A good copy of a hard-to-find work.

    Book ID: 34918
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  • MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY: DOROTHEA LANGE. by [Lange, Dorothea, 1895-1965] Arrow, Jan.
    [Lange, Dorothea, 1895-1965] Arrow, Jan.
    MASTERS OF PHOTOGRAPHY: DOROTHEA LANGE.

    Edition: First UK printing, a large square trade paperback.

    London & Sydney: MacDonald & Co, (1985). First edition - The photographs of Dorothea Lange caught the essence of a country in the grip of drought and financial disaster. Twenty-five of these photos are included here, in a full page format, suitable for framing. ISBN: 0-356-108528.

    Condition: Near fine (sunning to the spine and edges of the cover)

    Book ID: 60171
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  • SCRAPBOOK ON AMERICA. by Line, Frances Raymond, assisted by Helen E. Line.
    Line, Frances Raymond, assisted by Helen E. Line.
    SCRAPBOOK ON AMERICA.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Irvine, CA: Wide Horizons Press, 1990. First edition - A portrayal of the author's boyhood days at Lake Howell in Michigan and of more than 60 years of traveling across the United States - mostly in the West. Illustrated with photographs. 163 pages plus index. ISBN: 0-938109-073.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 19646
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  • WAYWARD WINDS OF THE '30S: The Asper Family Saga. by Minier, Lorraine Asper.
    Minier, Lorraine Asper.
    WAYWARD WINDS OF THE '30S: The Asper Family Saga.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Sioux Falls, SD: Pine Hill Press, (2004). SIGNED first edition - An account of a large prairie family's struggles, first generation Norwegians, in South Dakota, a state which was hit very hard by the drought and the Depression of the 1930s. INSCRIBED on the first page and dated in the year of publication. Illustrated with maps and vintage family photographs. Includes recipes and genealogies and an index. 130 pp. ISBN: 1-575792923.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 65982
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  • THIS SIDE OF JORDAN. by Schulz, Monte.
    Schulz, Monte.
    THIS SIDE OF JORDAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    Seattle: Fantagraphics Books, (2009) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Set in 1929, this is a novel "told in the voice of a lost generation hurtling toward the Great Depression, and evokes a long ago America of crowded Main Streets and tourist camps, miles of cornfields, rural churchÂes, and musty parlors" SIGNED on the title page. 318 pp. ISBN: 978-1606992968.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66499
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  • JOHN VACHON'S AMERICA: Photographs and Letters from the Depression to World War II. by Vachon, John. Edited by Miles Orvell.
    Vachon, John. Edited by Miles Orvell.
    JOHN VACHON'S AMERICA: Photographs and Letters from the Depression to World War II.

    Edition: First edition

    Berkeley University of California (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - "From 1936 to 1943, John Vachon traveled across America as part of the Farm Security Administration photography project, documenting the desperate world of the Great Depression and also the efforts at resistance—from strikes to stoic determination. This collection, the first to feature Vachon's work, offers a stirring and elegant record of this extraordinary photographer's vision and of America's land and people as the country moved from the depths of the Depression to the dramatic mobilization for World War II.'" Edited with introductory text by Miles Orvell, Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs . Notes and list of illustrations, works cited , index. Somewhat oversized square format. 344 pp. ISBN: 0-520-223780.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60771
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  • ON THE BLUE COMET. by Wells, Rosemary (illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.)
    Wells, Rosemary (illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline.)
    ON THE BLUE COMET.

    Edition: First printing.

    Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, (2010.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A wonderful new book from Wells. Starting in Depression era 1929 in Cairo, Illinois, this a story of a young boy's time travel and continent-hopping adventures aboard a model train - the Blue Comet - to 1940's Hollywood (where he encounters Alfred Hitchcock and Ronald 'Dutch' Reagan, among others) and New York City. Gorgeous full-color illustrations by Bagram Ibatoulline, including several double page spreads. INSCRIBED by Wells on the title page. 329 pp. ISBN: 9780763637224.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 48671
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  • FROM THE WRONG SIDE OF THE TRACKS. by Wilson, Dolores Barnes.
    Wilson, Dolores Barnes.
    FROM THE WRONG SIDE OF THE TRACKS.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Stickney, SD: Argus, (1980). SIGNED first edition - An account of life in a large family in Mitchell, South Dakota during the 1930s and the Great Depression. SIGNED and dated on the title page with the words "Best Regards." Includes several pages of Depression slanguage and phrases. 438 pp.

    Condition: Very good in illustrated gold wrappers (inscription on title page)

    Book ID: 79719
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  • FARTHING'S FORTUNES. by Wright, Richard B.
    Wright, Richard B.
    FARTHING'S FORTUNES.

    Edition: First printing.

    Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, (1976) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, one which "sees our hero (seduced at 15 by his amorous guardian) fleeing rural Canada to set forth on a lifelong journey of adventure - a search which takes him to the bustling, immigrant-filled New York City of the 1890s; to the Klondike Gold Rush; to Europe, where he runs into the "war to end all wars"; and to the rail yards and hobo jungles of the Great Depression. . . a picaresque tale that is a triumph of the comic imagination." SIGNED on the title page. 333 pp. ISBN: 0-7705-14332.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 61126
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  • HARDCASTLE. by Yount, John,
    Yount, John,
    HARDCASTLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Richard Marek, (1980.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly acclaimed novel of the Great Depression, set in a small Kentucky mining town in the 1930s. SIGNED on the front endpaper. Books signed by Yount are quite uncommon. 287 pp. ISBN: 0-399-900616.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80737
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