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The French quarter : an informal history of the New Orleans underworld

Author: Herbert Asbury
Publisher: New York : Capricorn Books, 1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Asbury, Herbert, 1891-1963.
French quarter.
New York : Capricorn Books, 1968
(OCoLC)891418672
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert Asbury
OCLC Number: 2944412
Notes: Reprint of the 1936 ed. published by A.A. Knopf, New York.
Description: 455, xvi pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Bearings straight: an introduction --
Early sailing charts --
Mercator's résumé --
Revealing replicas --
The Wright approach --
Travelers' aide --
Soldiering on --
On track --
Wall maps and worldviews --
Size matters --
Points of view.
Responsibility: by Herbert Asbury.

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