Louisiana Architecture, 1840-1860
by Fred Daspit
Louisiana Architecture, 1840-1860 continues Fred Daspit's examination of both the major and minor structures built in Louisiana and the adjacent Mississippi regions from Port Gibson to Woodville and the Gulf Coast. Replete with photographs of existing structures, line drawings of homes since destroyed, and detailed floor plans, Daspit guides readers through the state and its historic structures. The solid scholarship, peppered with family anecdotes and local legends, is sure to be a welcome addition to any library.
Hardcover, 550 pages, ©2006