- Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal
- Publication Date: 2012
- ISBN: 9781579129194
Historic Maps and Views of the Old South is the newest edition to Black Dog's Maps and Views series, and celebrates the history and beauty of some of America's most beloved cities with 24 removable, frameable maps and images that are perfect for the home, classroom, office or dorm.
Dating from the 1800s through the present and ready for framing in a custom format or in a standard 11 x 14 frame, the stunning and fascinating images from The Granger Collection showcase the beauty and history of the Old South, including midnight paddleboat races on the Mississippi, moss-covered oaks framing the Magnolia Cemetery in Charleston, a horse and carriage mmeandering on Bay Shell Road in Mobile, turn of the century Mardi Gras in New Orleans, and the gorgeous fountain in Forsyth Park, Savannah.
Each image's original printing information is provided, as well as additional information that places it in historic context and further illuminates its qualities. Each image is exquisitely reproduced to show off its color and detail.
The perfect gift for lovers of travel, history, or art.