East Feliciana and West Feliciana Parishes in Louisiana contain some of the finest examples of antebellum architecture in the country. Before the Civil War, wealthy planters of the region competed with each other to build the most spectacular houses and the most elaborate gardens. Though war and neglect have done their damage, many of the magnificent houses remain, shaded by towering live oak trees and surrounded by broad lawns and lush gardens.
Now, master photographer Paul Malone captures the startling beauty of the old homes of the Felicianas in a series of dazzling color pictures, while Lee Malone tells the fascinating stories of the houses in The Majesty of the Felicianas .
Some 175 beautiful color photographs reveal the marvellous architecture of the buildings, devoting special attention to the restored interiors and elegant furnishings. More than thirty stately homes are presented, including Asphodel, Live Oak, Wildwood, Parlange, and Rosale. This book can be used both as a guide for visitors to the Felicianas, and as a book for connoisseurs of fine architecture.
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The late Lee Malone was a native New Orleanian whose love for the plantation homes of Louisiana led her to devote untold hours preparing this book.
Paul Malone, now deceased, was a critically acclaimed portrait photographer-a master in his field. He was the past president of the Professional Photographers of Louisiana and former member of the Professional Photographers of America and the American Society of Photographers. Paul and his wife, Lee, also collaborated on Louisiana Plantation Homes Postcard Book, The Majesty of the Felicianas, The Majesty of New Orleans, The Majesty of the Garden District, and The Majesty of the River Road, all published by Pelican.
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Descrizione libro Pelican Publishing, 1989. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110882897128
Descrizione libro Pelican Publishing. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. 0882897128 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0583418
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97808828971271.0