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1 Davis, Edwin Adams; Former Head, Department of History, Louisiana State University and Founding member of the Southern Historical Association and Past President, Louisiana Historical Association. Louisiana, A Narrative History. Illustrated. Second Edition.
Baton Rouge: Claitor's Book Store, 1965. 
Octavo, burgundy leatherette (hardcover), gilt letters, xi + 394 + [x] pp. Very Good, with former-owner bookplate and inked through signature to pastedown; light soiling to page edges. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Friedlander, Lee. The Jazz People of New Orleans. Afterword by Whitney Balliett.
New York: Pantheon, (1992). 1st American edition. 
Oblong 4to, red cloth, 119 pp. Illustrated with photos throughout. Very Good in dust jacket. Photography. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 LaSalle Parish Genealogical Association. History of LaSalle Parish, Louisiana.
St. Petersburg, Florida: Southern Heritage Press, n.d. [ca. 2000]. 
Quarto, slick color-illustrated boards (hardcover), [iv], 293, [iv] pp. Photos., portraits. Fine. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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4 Somers, Dale A. The Rise of Sports in New Orleans, 1850-1900.
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1972). First Edition. 
Octavo, gold cloth (hardcover), xiv, 320 pp. FIne, in a Near-Fine, price-clipped dust jacket with lightly rubbed edges. From jacket: During the nineteenth century New Orleans won and stoutly defended a reputation for amusement and dissipation that made it distinct among American cities. Exquisite cuisine, theaters, casinos, and private clubs attracted the affluent, while gambling dens, saloons, public ballrooms, cockfights, and ten-pin alleys drew the masses. In the antebellum period, organized sports were added to the nmerous diversions already available. A book on a neglected aspect of American social life, The Rise of Sports in New Orleans treats an important facet of Louisiana history and shows how the growth of cities contributed to the emergence of a leisure ethic. Professor Somers explains the reason for the rapidly growing interest in sports, their impact on the city's social and economic llife, and their effect upon race relations and the emancipation of women... 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 Stall, Gaspar J. (Buddy). Buddy Stall's New Orleans.
Gretna: Pelican Publishing Company, 1990. First Edition. 
Signed & Inscribed by Author. Octavo, blue boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 240 pp. Near-Fine, with former-owner inscription, in a Fine, mylar protected dust jacket. Illustrated with numerous drawings, b&w photos. From jacket: ...As Buddy Stall reveals his insider's knowledge on the history and sights of New Orleans, the reader will discover just what it is that makes the Crescent City one of the most inetersting and exciting cities in the world. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Tinker, Edward Larocque. The Machiavellian Madam of Basin Street & Other Tales of New Orleans.
Austin: Encino Press, 1969. First Edition. 
Octavo, cloth-backed boards (hardcover), paper label, vi, 68 pp. Illustrated, tipped-in map. Fine in original acetate jacket with a lengthy tear at lower fore-edge. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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