Norman's New Orleans and Environs: Containing a Brief Historical Sketch of the Territory and State of Louisiana, and the City of New Orleans, from the Earliest to the Present time; Presenting a Complete Guide to All Subjects of General Interest in the Southern Metropolis. With a Correct and Improved Plan of the City, Pictorial Illustrations of Public Buildings, etc. B M. Norton.

Norman's New Orleans and Environs: Containing a Brief Historical Sketch of the Territory and State of Louisiana, and the City of New Orleans, from the Earliest to the Present time; Presenting a Complete Guide to All Subjects of General Interest in the Southern Metropolis. With a Correct and Improved Plan of the City, Pictorial Illustrations of Public Buildings, etc.

New Orleans: B.M. Norton, 1845. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. 24 mo in dark brown blindstamped cloth stamped in gilt. Frontis engraving, 223pp. with general index, 4 pp. of publisher's adverts and 10 unused memoranda leaves. Numerous small engravings in the text. The folding map was published seperately and laid in and is usually not present and isn't present in this copy. Howes N-183. A tight example, all gilt clear, modest uneven fade to the spine strip. There is a lengthy, full page gift inscription dated 1919 on the recto of the frontis and a more modern ownership stamp on the verso of the front free endpaper. A very presentable example indeed. Very Good. Item #E19516

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