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New Orleans Observed: Drawings and Observations of America's Most Foreign City Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780615553733
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Published: Tulane University - October 2011

New Orleans Sojourn: Premiers Pas AA La Nouvelle-Orleans Cover Image
By Gersin
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ISBN: 9781935754091
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Published: University of Louisiana - December 6th, 2011

A Love Letter to New Orleans Cover Image
By Irvin Mayfield, Soleday O'Brien (Introduction By)
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ISBN: 9780578077062
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Published: Basin Street Records - April 26th, 2011

GRAMMY-AWARD WINNING JAZZ MUSICIAN, IRVIN MAYFIELD SENDS A LOVE LETTER TO NEW ORLEANS!

Deluxe multi-media coffee-table book and CD package chronicles Irvin Mayfield’s artistic quest and development into one of America’s most promising young jazz musicians.


New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost Cover Image
By Lee Barclay, (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781935754008
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Published: University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press - August 24th, 2010

The eighty-eight stories and traditions in New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost are the piano keys in a love song to the city. Alongside Christopher Porché West's alluring black-and-white photographs, New Orleans' culture bearers pay tribute to the city they call home.


Obituary Cocktail: The Great Saloons of New Orleans Cover Image
By Kerri McCaffety (Photographer)
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ISBN: 9781455615841
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - October 25th, 2011

"McCaffety, like a good bartender, knows how to listen, knows how to look, and knows how to tell a great story. In perfectly chosen words and images Obituary Cocktail] captures something timeless and essential about New Orleans."

-Susan Larson, New Orleans Times-Picayune


New Orleans: Elegance and Decadence Cover Image
By Randolph Delehanty (Text by), Richard Sexton (By (photographer)), Richard Sexton (Photographs by)
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ISBN: 9780811841313
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 2003

The lush, seductive, Old World elegance of New Orleans is gloriously revealed in this photographic tribute to the "Venice of North America." Richard Sexton's photographs capture balcony-lined streets, French-style parks, Caribbean-inspired gardens, and ornate public buildings, and take us inside some of the city's most intriguing private homes.


New in New Orleans Architecture Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781455615377
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - March 2012

From the New Orleans Arena to the Cotton Mill, this pictorial compilation of contemporary architecture highlights eighty of the best projects completed during the past fifteen years. Entries provide the name of the architect or firm and the year that the establishment was created.


A Pattern Book of New Orleans Architecture Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781589806948
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - February 15th, 2010

A stunning presentation of nineteenth-century color gouache and watercolor archival drawings and paintings of New Orleans neighborhoods from the New Orleans Notarial Archives, this volume pays tribute to the tremendous architectural richness of the Crescent City in its presentation of what old, renovated, restored, and new buildings not only might look like, but how they should look.


Creole Houses: Traditional Homes of Old Louisiana Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780810954953
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 2007

New Orleans 1867 Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781858942100
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Published: Merrell - February 2008

This book brings together all the surviving photographs--126 of the original 150--from the remarkable series entitled "La Nouvelle Orleans et ses environs, taken of New Orleans in 1867 by the city's most important photographer, Theodore Lilienthal.


C. C. Lockwood's Atchafalaya: Original Narratives of the Hunters Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807132593
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Published: Louisiana State University Press - September 2007

At nearly 1.4 million acres, the Atchafalaya Basin in south central Louisiana comprises America's largest swamp wilderness. Award-winning nature photographer C. C. Lockwood is the foremost chronicler of this natural treasure.


Historic Photos of New Orleans Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781596524057
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Published: Turner - November 2007

Birthplace of jazz, home to the beignet, city of a thousand legends, New Orleans grew out of a unique blend of cultures. Its architecture and cuisine, born of Spanish, French, Caribbean, African and other influences, created a city unlike any other in America.


Holding Out and Hanging On: Surviving Hurricane Katrina Cover Image
By Thomas Neff (By (photographer)), Thomas Neff (Narrator)
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ISBN: 9780826217745
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Published: University of Missouri - November 2007

Words cannot adequately convey the human dimension of the devastation wreaked on New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina.


Robert Polidori: After the Flood Cover Image
By Robert Polidori (Photographer)
$125.00
ISBN: 9783865212771
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Published: Steidl - November 2006

In late September 2005, Robert Polidori traveled to New Orleans to record the destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina and by the city's broken levees. He found the streets deserted, and, without electricity, eerily dark. The next day he began to photograph, house by house: "All the places I went in, the doors were just open.


New Roads and Old Rivers: Louisiana's Historic Pointe Coupee Parish Cover Image
By Richard Sexton (Photographer), Randy Harelson
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ISBN: 9780807145449
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Published: Louisiana State University Press - February 2013

New Roads and Old Rivers captures the natural and cultural vitality of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana, as seen in the stunning photographs of Richard Sexton, with text by Randy Harelson and Brian Costello. Pointe Coupee is one of the oldest settlements in the Mississippi Valley, dating to the 1720s.


Canal Street: New Orleans' Great Wide Way Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781589803374
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - October 2006

Based upon a WYES-TV documentary, Canal Street: New Orleans' Great Wide Way tells the history and social life of New Orleans' main thoroughfare, from its inception in 1807 to its current revival and rebuilding post-Hurricane Katrina.


New Orleans Then and Now Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781565543478
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Published: Pelican Publishing Company - July 31st, 1999

Nearly 400 photographs of New Orleans dating from 1847 to the modern day, presented as a side-by-side comparison of the city's architecture and how it has evolved over the last 150+ years.


Very New Orleans: A Celebration of History, Culture, and Cajun Country Charm Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781565124479
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Published: Algonquin Books - January 20th, 2006

The exquisite antebellum mansions of the Garden District. Giant oaks stretching across boulevards and back in time to before the Civil War. The decadence of Bourbon Street. The vibrant sounds of jazz, blues, and Cajun music coming from every doorway or right from the street. Lacy iron balconies that wrap around the historic buildings of the French Quarter.