A Maritime History Of New York
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran And Company Inc., 1941. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good / good. Original pale blue cloth on boards with front panel stamped with Sandy Hook Lighthouse. Spine printed in black and yellow. Octavo, xvii, 341pp. Top edge stained blue. Introduction by the Honorable Fiorello :H. La Guardia. Compiled by Workers of the Writers (sic) Program of the Work Projects Administration for the City of New York. Sponsored by the Mayor of the City of New York. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout. A highly regarded volume from the WPA and the only title to come from them that was published by Doubleday, Doran. A clean, bright, and solid copy of the book. The dust jacket is price-clipped and shows some minor edge-wear and some archival repair at the verso of the foot of the spine. There is a small piece missing from the rear panel impacting some text. Dykes, #222; Scharf & Schoyer, #437.