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New Orleans and its old curiosity shops

H. M. Mayo

New Orleans and its old curiosity shops

by H. M. Mayo

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by s.n. in [New Orleans .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana,
  • New Orleans.
    • Subjects:
    • Antique dealers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.,
    • Stores, Retail -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby H.M. Mayo.
      ContributionsElizabeth Robins Pennell Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTX715 .M214, NK838.N36 .M214
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p. :
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5245458M
      LC Control Number75317385

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by Nathaniel Cortlandt Curtis. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The shop was opened in by two sisters who sought to create a left-wing haven in conservative Uptown New Orleans.

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