Entertaining A Nation: The Career Of Long Branch

Long Branch, NJ: 1940. First edition. Hardcover. Fine / fine. Original green cloth, lettered in white to the front panel and spine. Octavo, xiv, 211pp. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with many photographs and a fold-out map bound-in just before the rear free endpaper. Written and Illustrated by the Writers' Project, Work Projects Administration, State of New Jersey. Sponsored by The City of Long Branch. An American Guide Series volume. A fascinating look at the development of the sea-side resort and the promotion of going to the beach to swim and soak up the sun. Mangione, in his The Dream and the Deal, gives some background on p. 367. Both the book and jacket are in superb condition, virtually as new. Dykes, #195.

Price: $200.00


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