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Author: Fred Daspit
Publisher: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Description: Hardcover with dust jacket. 358 pages. Second edition.
Condition: Spine caps and lower corners lightly bumped.
Dust Jacket: Some light shelf wear and scuffing. Light creasing along the upper and lower edges.
Contents: This book examines major and minor architectural structures throughout Louisiana, Mississippi from Port Gibson to the Gulf Coast, and several French settlements in the Upper Mississippi Valley. Organized chronologically, it begins with aboriginal structures and continues onto early constructions built by the French in Louisiana. It advances to discuss the founding of New Orleans in 1720 and ends with structures in Baton Rouge. A glossary, maps of the Louisiana Purchase as well as specific city maps are also included. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Indexed.