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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.
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.
A tour of some of the most historic saloons in America.
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.
The best of contemporary New Orleans architecture. From commercial buildings to residential dwellings, this pictorial guide compiles descriptions of more than eighty architecture projects from the last fifteen years. Establishments include Octavia Books, the Ogden Museum of Art, and the Cotton Mill.
New Orleans architecture as it was, is, and should be. A stunning presentation of 19th-century gouache and watercolor archival paintings of New Orleans neighborhoods, this volume presents what old, renovated, restored, and new buildings not only might look like, but how they should look.
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.
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.
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.
Words cannot adequately convey the human dimension of the devastation wreaked on New Orleans by Hurricane Katrina.$125.00ISBN: 9783865212771Availability: Not in stock. Usually arrives in 2-5 DaysPublished: Steidl - November 1st, 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.$45.00ISBN: 9780807145449Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Louisiana State University Press - February 1st, 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.$46.74ISBN: 9781589803374Availability: Special Order. May not be available. Call the store for details.Published: Pelican Publishing Company - October 1st, 2006
Stretching from the riverfront to the cemeteries, Canal Street has served as a place for meeting, shopping, protesting, and parading since its creation in 1807. From white-gloved shopping trips at D.H.$39.95ISBN: 9781565543478Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$18.95ISBN: 9781565124479Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Books - January 20th, 2006The 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.