This is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of
001la: 1873 New Orleans view at river. Hand colored rare steel engraving for Picturesque America. This may be the best 19th century view of the city. Published by D. Appleton & Co in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington. 12x9 in. $80
004la: 1873 View of Moss Gatherers in Bayou country. Handcolored from Picturesque America. 12x19 in. $40
008la: Plan of New Orleans. 1860 Map of New Orleans published by S. Augustus Mitchell Jr. Pretty decorative boarder, would look great framed. 14x11 in. $90
011la: 1886 Bradley map of Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas. Attractive hand colored map. 15x23 in. $90
015la: 1883 Salt Mine at Petite Anse. Six fine hand colored original antique engravings on one page. Fascinating print shows salt mining operations in this Louisiana mine. Harper's. 11x16 in. $60
018la: 1884 New Orleans Exposition. Three hand colored prints depicting preparations on the wharf and the Main Hall. 11x16 in. $70
019la: 1863 New Orleans views. Two hand colored antique engravings on one page: Registered enemies taking oath of allegiance, and May-day celebration at Madison Girls' School. Original page from Harper's Weekly, 1863. 11x16 in. $60
027la: 1904 Louisiana Railroad Map. Hand colored antique engraving, lists 42 railroads. Colorful large scale map by Rand McNally, with inset of New Orleans vicinity. 28x21 in. $80
028la: 1874 Map of Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. Beautiful Mitchell map in original hand color. Very attractive border and great detail. Excellent! 15x23 in. $100
029la: c.1880 New Orleans Civil War Map. Color litho map shows approaches to the city as of February 1863. Other maps on page show positions in Georgia and Alabama. 28x19 in. $100
102la: 1889 Louisiana: Hailing New Orleans Steamer. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "A Coast Planter Hailing a New Orleans Steamer." Shows a man waving to an approaching riverboat, while his wife and child say goodbye to their servant. 11x16 in. $80
110la: 1873 The Mississippi at New Orleans. Hand colored wood engraving published in 1873. It shows Louisiana's River Industry, fishermen and Steamships are shown. 10x13 in. $60
111la: 1930 Louisiana Commerical map by Rand McNally. In color shows 3 dozen seperate railroads. Large inset of North Baton Rouge vicinity. 27 1/2 x 20 1/2 in. $80
113la: 1863 Louisiana, Arkansas & Mississippi Johnson's map. Hand colored map with great detail, decorative border. 18 x 26 1/2 in. $110
116la: 1845 South Western Louisiana Survey. Early map published by Surveyor Generals Office of U.S. Government . 12 x 18 in. $50
117la: Rare 1855 Map of New Orleans and Louisville. Attractive hand colored antique Colton map of these two great cities. 14x17-1/2 in. $100
129la: 1923 Dry Docks and Marine Repair Plant with Wharf and Derrick Facilities. Images titled, "Johnson Iron Works, Dry Docks and Marine Repair Plant with Wharf and Derrick Facilities, Hull Yard for Construction of Steel and Wooden Vessels, Launch Degrey, Hull Construction Yard on Bayou St. John, Docks of Johnson Iron Works, Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company, Compound Engine and Algiers Works." Shows scenes of shipbuilding and dry docks at the Port of New Orleans. 8 1/2 X 11 1/2in. $30
130la: 1863 Our Colored Troops-The Line Officers of the First Louisiana Native Guards and Our Colored Troops at Work-The First Louisiana Native Guards Disembarking at Fort Macombe, Louisiana. Hand colored engraved images titled, "Our Colored Troops-The Line Officers of the First Louisiana Native Guards and Our Colored Troops at Work-The First Louisiana Native Guards Disembarking at Fort Macombe, Louisiana," from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of troops disembarking at Fort Macombe, Louisiana. 11 X 16in. $50
1893 "Steam Ferry on the Mississippi" on a page featured in Mississippi Delta with text surrounding image.
10-1/2 x 7 in. $25
140la: 1883 Picture of a steam ferry boat on the Atchafalaya River. Hand colored engraved images titled, "A Trip on the Atchafalaya River, Entrance to the Atchafalaya River, A Swamper's House on the Atchafalaya, A Swamper, Steamer Running the Rapids of the Atchafalaya, Red River Landing, Castle on the Atchafalaya, Little Whiskey Bayou, A Swamper's Garden, The Ash Cabin, Atchafalaya, Map Showing Changes in the Mississippi's Current," drawn by J. O. Davidson's from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of a steam ferry boat on the Atchafalaya River. 11 x 16in. $60
141la: 1884 Pictures of a break on the levee in the Mississippi River and building a levee. Hand colored engraved image titled, " The Mississippi Levees, A Break in the Levee-Giving the Alarm and Building a Levee," drawn by J. O. Davidson from Harper's Weekly. Shows scene of a levee being built on the Mississippi River and a break in the levee with the alarm being given. 11 X 16in. $60
1878 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "New York -- The Pilot-House of the Steamer "Drew" -- Passing Through the Highlands On A Moonlight Night." Featured in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper.
16 x 11 in. $30
146la: c1850 Map of South Eastern District Louisiana. Hand colored image titled, "South Eastern District Louisiana and Surveyor General's Office Donaldson, October 29th, 1845, P.T. Landry." Shows map of South Eastern District Louisiana with marked townships. 9 x 11 in. $60
148la: 1855 Map of Louisiana published by J.H. Colton. Hand colored map with great detail and a very decorative border. 17 x 15in. $220
149la: 1855 Map of Louisiana Representing Several Land Districts. Hand colored map with great detail representing the state of Louisiana. 17 x 18in. $200
159la: 1887 An Old Louisiana Sugar Plantation - Drawn By John Durkin. Hand colored wood engravings all done on one page and published as a Supplement to Harper's Weekly on August 13, 1887. Each scene shows the process of harvesting and refining sugar cane. 16x22in. $300
025ms: 1856 Steamer Wooding Up on the Mississippi River. This hand colored, double page engraving shows The Sutlan Steamer being loaded up. This is one of the very best dynamic Steam Boat engravings from the 1856 edition of Ballou's Pictorial. size: 22x16 in. $120
161la: 1883 Sketches On the Mississippi - By J.O. Davidson. Several hand colored wood engravings published in Harper's Weekly on March 10, 1883. Each scene depicts homes ravaged by the force of the Mississippi, the Corn Planter's Residence, and a Day Signal for Corn Landing. 11x16in. $60
1866 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Cypress Swamp On the Opelousas Railroad, Louisiana," from a sketch by A.R. Waud. Image shows crocodiles and other marsh life hanging out in the Cypress swamp.
16 x 11 in. $60
1894 Double-paged hand colored half-tone featured in the Christmas Number of Leslie's Weekly titled, "Christmas Eve On a Louisiana Plantation. Drawn by B. West Clinedinst. Image reflects slaves dancing and playing musical instruments as they serve food to the plantation family.
22 x 16 in. $80
1845 Hand colored wood engraved map of "Neueste Karte von Louisiana mit seimen Canaelen, Strassen, Eisenbahnen, Entfernungen der Hauptpunkte and Routen fur Dampfschiffe, 1845." Upper right of map has large inset of New Orleans' City Plan, the old steamship routes, distances with keys, railroads and other facts. Fine Condition.
18 x 14 in. $495
1839 Delta of the Mississippi, Surveyed at the Suggestion of the Special Board of Engineers, United States. Fully colored. Mouths of the Mississippi. Insets of Mud Lump, the Wart and Carr's Lump. Fully colored. Lower margin repaired. Folding and slight offsetting.
42-1/2 x 30 in. $450
169la: Harper's Weekly Jul. 28, 1883 "The Sugar Industry of Louisiana, No. 2" hand colored 11 x 15 1/2 in. $80
170la: Harper's Weekly Mar. 31, 1883 "The Lacustrine Village of Saint Malo Louisiana" hand colored 11 x 15 1/2 in. $80
171la: Harper's Weekly Jul. 14, 1883 "Cotton Culture in the South - No. 3" hand colored 11 x 15 1/2 in. $80
172la: Harper's Weekly Apr. 15, 1876 "Rice Culture in Louisiana" hand colored 11 x 15 1/2 in. $80
173la: Harper's Weekly Feb. 9, 1876 "Port Eads, South Pass of the Mississippi" hand colored 11 x 15 1/2 in. $80
174la: Harper's Weekly Mar. 31, 1883 "The Lacustrine Village of Saint Malo, Louisiana" hand colored 11 x 15 1/2 in. $80
175la: Harper's Weekly May. 9, 1863 "The Iron-clas 'Barrataria' snagged in Amite River, LA and attacked by Rebel Guerrillas" hand colored 11 x 15 1/2 in. $50
1892 State of Louisiana Bond. $500 bond engraved with Capitol Building at Baton Rouge and Justice. Signed by the Governor Williams Wright Heard, Secretary of State in 1900 and John T. Michel. Bond is cancelled. Very good condition.
15 x 11 in. $60
1892 State of Louisiana Bond. $1000 engraved bond, signed by Governor James Foster, Governor of the State of Louisiana, and Secretary of State, T.S. Adams, also the Auditor of Public Accounts, W.W. Heard, who later became Governor.
15 x 11 in. $75
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