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This fascinating volume footnotes much of Louisiana's history, beginning with vignettes of the early French and Spanish settlers and plantation life ...Show synopsisThis fascinating volume footnotes much of Louisiana's history, beginning with vignettes of the early French and Spanish settlers and plantation life through the period of slavery and beyond.Hide synopsis
Description:Suydam, E. H. Very Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Tight...Suydam, E. H. Very Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Tight binding, good hinges and clean text......"A series of interlocking stories, from the beginnings of plantation life to the Civil War when slavery was abolished, when railroads destroyed Mississippi River commerce, and the economic structure of Louisiana life fell to pieces."
Description:Nameplate front end paper, very good; dust jacket slightly...Nameplate front end paper, very good; dust jacket slightly chipped, spine sunned, good+. (xvi), 388 pp. Bibliography, index, color frontis, b/w illustrations, illustrated end papers E. H. Suydam. Originally published 1929.
Description:Color frontis, 32 b/w plates. The 32 black & white plates are...Color frontis, 32 b/w plates. The 32 black & white plates are pencil sketches on ivory backgrounds. There are also sketches used for every chapter head that are also identified as scenes around the state. A charming and lively look back at an even-then vanishing way of life. A little shelfwear, gift inscription on the half-title page,
Description:VG. Illustrated by E. H. Suydam. A chronicle divided into 4...VG. Illustrated by E. H. Suydam. A chronicle divided into 4 sections of two centuries of Louisiana plantation life. Dark brown ill. cloth, with black cloth spine. ix, 388 pp. Color frontispiece, several bw ills.
Description:E.H. Suydam. Good. No Jacket. Book. 9" x 6.25" Lightly faded...E.H. Suydam. Good. No Jacket. Book. 9" x 6.25" Lightly faded spine. Minor bumps on corners of covers as well as corners of spine. Slight rubbing upper part of spine. Addition loose photo of "A Plantation Garden" by Suydam before title page. Pg. 61-62 has closed tears on outer edge of page. Pencil eraser marks on page 386. Front and back boards are illustrated with "Uncle Sam Plantation" by Suydam. Tightly bound. Displays minor shelf wear. Text is clean and well preserved.
A savory blend of legends, journals, family histories and notorious characters , this collection is made more prized by historical accuracy and familiar places and names. Readers can pick up and put down this book over and over, and the stories are always new and poignant. It is reminiscent of ...
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