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Title: The Blue Book: Mardi-Gras Edition, Guide to ...
Publisher: Billy News
Book Condition: Good
Book Description New Orleans, Louisiana. Soft Cover, Spine Stapled. Condition: Good + to Very Good-. No Jacket. Ninth Edition. Little booklet in good shape except for smudging along edges. Interior is free of markings. Wraps are faded with 3 small (1/4") tears near spine. Price 5.00. A useful directory for the red light district in New Orleans in the Gay Nineties. Lists all the madams in each establishment and whether they are white or colored, described in terms like "lump of lechery" and "female Samson". Lots of ads for various cigars and high class liquor and cafes. Unpaginated. A facsimile edition. Seller Inventory # 19033