Since 1926, Pelican Publishing Company has been committed to publishing books of quality and permanence that enrich the lives of those who read them.
Now you can bid friends and family the fondest Joyeux Noël with these fanciful Christmas cards that depict the covers of Pelican’s best-selling Cajun Night Before Christmas® and Gaston® the Green-Nosed Alligator, as well as selections from the interiors of these two modern classics. Flying alligators, moss-draped cypress trees, and the beautiful bayou will add a distinctively Cajun flavor to your Christmas greetings. Cards.
Mary Anne Pecot de Boisblanc has produced a stunning set of notecards featuring full-color reproductions of her native folk art depicting Louisiana’s Cajun French life and culture, both past and present. Called “sophisticated primitive” by art experts, Mrs. de Boisblanc’s style combines simple figures with vivid color. Notecards.
Natchez, Mississippi, attracts thousands of visitors annually. One look through these pages and it is easy to see why. Beautiful exterior shots, rare interior photographs, and moving descriptions capture the essence of one of the largest and best-preserved collections of antebellum architecture in the country. Natchez truly is a living museum. Notecards.
This sixth volume in the Majesty series promises to thrill would-be photographers who dream of preserving the stately images of this classic city on film. A full-color collection of striking interiors and exteriors that can fit easily in a backpack, purse, or briefcase, The Majesty of Savannah is the only photographic collection of the city in its size and price range. Notecards.
Selected from the book by the same title, these framing-quality images evoke the multi-layered architectural history of the five-mile stretch of New Orleans that encompasses a century of architectural styles, including intricate Queen Ann houses, stately Italianate and Richardsonian mansions, and more. This is where the old and new live cheek-by-jowl, where decay is an art form, and where preservation is a way of life. Notecards.
Compiled from Kerri McCaffety's companion volume, The Majesty of the French Quarter, the striking images that grace these postcards and notecards include such familiar sights as St. Louis Cathedral and Antoine's restaurant, as well as rare glimpses of hidden courtyards and secluded interiors. Notecards.
The fantastic parade floats of Carnival’s Golden Age (1870-1930) illustrated themes drawn from mythology, epic literature, history, nature, and whimsy. Presented in this collection are thirty dazzling examples of original float designs as rendered in watercolor and lithographs—most of them reproduced here for the first time. Notecards.
Perfect for sharing Mardi Gras with friends and family or for inviting them to Carnival, these notecards reproduce invitations of the Golden Age (1870-1930). Selected from the pages of the upcoming volume Mardi Gras Treasures: Invitations of the Golden Age, the images that grace these notecards extend invitations to visit the glorious past of New Orleans, which was ablaze with fantastic, torch-lit processions and opulent tableau balls.
Tourists from every continent travel to Seaside, Florida, to enjoy its beautiful beaches, award-winning architecture, diverse restaurants, and wide program of cultural and sports events. Now the serene twilight cityscapes, intimate interiors, and even the Yellow House (the first home in Seaside) are presented to you in this dazzling collection of twelve notecards. By taking in this artistically photographed assortment, it is easy to see all of the elements that make Seaside the small town that has influenced architecture throughout the world. Notecards.
With an artist’s eye and an unwavering attention to detail, Lucile Parker meticulously examined several specimens of each flower in order to capture its vivacity in her magnificent watercolor paintings. In this way, Mrs. Parker was able to convey the essence of the fragile, delicate Birds-Foot Violet and the robust, color-splashed Indian Pink—even to those who have never seen the flowers themselves.
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