NEW ORLEANS CITY GUIDE by Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]

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First edition
Circa 1938
Under the direction of novelist and historian Lyle Saxon, The Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration produced this delightfully detailed portrait of New Orleans. Containing recipes, photographs and folklore, it is consistently hailed as one of the best books produced about the city. Remarkably, many of the sites and attractions the WPA chronicled in 1938 are still around today.
Numerous photographures; American Guide Series; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 430 pages.
Dust jacket is covered with mylar jacket protector