New York: The Viking Press, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Near Fine. Original blue cloth, lettered in gilt. "Federal/Writers/Project" on three lines on the spine, indicating to Scharf that this is likely a third state binding. Octavo, xxx, 56(photos), 523pp. Compiled and Written by the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration. Sponsored by the Executive Council, State of Minnesota. An American Guide Series volume. With twelve maps in-text, Tour Key map to the front endpapers and large colored folding map tucked away in a pocket attached to the interior rear board. The book is very clean, bright and solid. There is some very minor foxing to the front endpapers. The dust jacket is complete and shows only minor edge-wear. A very nice example of the first edition. Dykes, #149; Scharf & Schoyer, #293.