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Common Routes: St. Domingue Louisiana

By: Alfred E. Lemmon; John H. Lawrence; Franklin W. Knight; John Garrigus; Gilles-Antoine Langlois; Laurent Dubois

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Orleans and Paris, The Historic New Orleans Collection and Somogy Art Publisher: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08207


Exhibition catalog featuring essays by noted scholars as well as illustrations that trace Louisiana's ties to the island of Hispanola, the colony of St. Domingue, and Haiti. The exhibit included items from more than three dozen institutions and private collections in Europe, the Americas, and Louisiana. This catalog contains a representative sampling of materials from the exhibition held at The Historic New Orleans Collection from March 14 through June 30, 2006. View more info

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The Truth about the Cajuns

By: Angers, Trent

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lafayette, LA, U.S.A., Acadian House Publishing: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 00747


Light bumping to a few corners. The jacket has a small closed tear on the top edge of both the front and rear panels. Slight rubbing to rear panel. The author presents a true picture of Cajun culture in south Louisiana, dispelling a few myths along the way. Signed and dated (4-4-89) by the author on the front free endpaper. 120 pages, illustrated with photos, maps, drawings, and tables. View more info

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Dudley LeBlanc: A Biography

By: Angers, Trent

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lafayette, Louisiana, Acadian House Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09809


95 pages plus ads for books and magazines from the publisher. Black and white photographs. View more info

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A Comparative View of French Louisiana, 1699 and 1762: The Journals of Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville and Jean-Jacques-Blaise d'Abbadie

By: Brasseaux, Carl A. (Translated, Edited, and Annotated )

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lafayette, Louisiana, Center for Louisiana Studies, University of Southwestern Louisiana: 1981

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 08193


152 pages with Index. Appendixes for the d'Iberville journal: APPENDIX A - "List of Troops and Others Left at Garrison Fort Maurepas" and APPENDIX B - "List of the Provisions Sent from St. Dominique to Louisiana upon the Request of Iberville." Epilogue to the d'Abbadie Journal: "Captain Charles Philippe Aubry to Duc de Choiseul-Stainville February 4, 1765." View more info

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John Law Wasn't So Wrong: The Story of Louisiana's Horn of Plenty

By: Carter, Hodding

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Esso Standard Oil Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07783


A bit of scuffing to the covers. Binding is square and tight. 105 pages, illustrated. Six chapters plus Chronology from 1519 to 1952. Clean copy--no writing, marks, or stains. View more info

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Cajun Self-Taught

By: Daigle, Rev. Msgr. Jules O.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Welsh, Louisiana, Self Published: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08267


Sharp, clean copy with just a very faint rub to the front cover. 518 pages covering many, if not all, facets of the Cajun language from conjugations to pronunciation and many sections on useful, common words (e.g., the human body, weather conditions, foods, professions, family relationships, and many, many more). View more info

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Attakapas Country: A History of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

By: Griffin, Harry Lewis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Gretna, Louisiana, Pelican Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 09654


Small stains to the bottom edge and fore-edge of the page block. Mild rubbing wear to the dust jacket, which is protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 261 pages Bibliographies and Genealogies, Appendix (Old Records, Early Militia Lists, Cattle Brands, Lists of Officials, Censuses, Killed in Wars, Statistics, etc.), Bibliography and Sources, and Index. Illustrated with numerous photos and maps. View more info

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Cajun Vignettes: Short Stories and Poems

By: Looney, Ben Earl

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Lafayette, Louisiana, Heritage Gallery Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 06451


Spotting to top-edge and some a few pages at the end of the book. About half the jacket has some foxing or brown spotting. Preserved now in a new Mylar cover. 70 pages, signed by Looney on the front free endpaper. View more info

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The History and the Government of Louisiana (Research Study No. 17)

By: Louisiana Legislative Council Staff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, 1964

Seller ID: 04119


A lot of edge wear and wear at the spine ends. Binding a bit loose in a few spots. Couple of light stains top-edge. 316 pages, 10 Appendixes, Index. View more info

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Corridors by Candlelight: A Family Album...with Words...

By: Plunkett, Anna Clyde (SIGNED)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Texas, The Naylor Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 04047


Green cloth with shelf wear to the boards. Jacket chipped and rubbed. Large chips, paper loss at spine ends and uper corners. Protected now in a nw mylar cover. Inscribed on the second blank page to previous owners from "The Belle of New Orleans, Anna Clyde" Dated April 26, 1949. A memoir of one of the many families connected with the celebrated Gaines case in New Orleans. Between 1834 and 1890, the Myra Clark Gaines Case went to the Louisiana Supreme Court five ... View more info

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Alejandro O'Reilly and the New Orleans Rebels (USL History Series No. 2)

By: Texada, David Ker

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lafayette, Louisiana, University of Southwestern Louisiana: 1970

Seller ID: 07446


Stiff, printed wraps over stapled text, 6 by 9 inches. Light foxing to covers, more so to page edges of text block. 134 pages with Sources and Index. Monograph that reconstructs the background of the rebellion against Spanish government in Louisiana in 1768 and the Spanish governor O'Reilly's actions in the aftermath--the trials and executions of those responsible, with special emphasis on the trial proceedings. View more info