Historical Sketch Book and Guide to New Orleans and Environs. Illustrated with many original engravings; and containing exhaustive accounts of the traditions, historical legends, and remarkable localities of the Creole city. Edited and compiled by several leading writers of the New Orleans Press.
New York: Will H. Coleman, 1885. First edition, issue 2 (with Lafcadio Hearn's name at foot of page 299). 12mo. (4), 324 pp. Plates from wood engravings, frontispiece. Lafcadio Hearn supplied Chapter XL "The Scenes of Cable's Romances." Gilt-stamped at base of front cover: "Exposition Edition." Howes C-574: "Map not issued in all copies." BAL 2340 (Cable) and 7915 (Hearn): Third printing, state B. Thompson 809. Still a very good copy, without the map, which was not issued in all copies and was laid into those that did. Original black and gilt-stamped green cloth (rubbed and flecked). (#5498). Item #58967
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