BLUE BOOK: RED-LIGHT DISTRICT OF NEW ORLEANS - 1963 NOLA PROSTITUTION STORYVILLE
THE BLUE BOOK: GUIDE TO PLEASURE FOR VISITORS TO THE GAY CITY - DIRECTORY OF THE RED-LIGHT DISTRICT OF NEW ORLEANS IN THE GAY NINETIES - MARDI GRAS EDITION
Book Details + Condition: Billy News (New Orleans). Vintage facsimile Mardi Gras edition, 1963. Very scarce. Small stapled softcover measuring 6.5" x 4". Unpaginated, 80 pages. A scarce exact reproduction of the New Orleans' "The Blue Book" from the 1890s. The book was a directory marketed to tourists, and provides detailed descriptions of prostitutes - giving their names, addresses and specialities - in the Red-Light district, otherwise known as "Storyville". In very good condition, with firm binding; minor wear to covers, with a bit of sunning to extremities; interior is clean and free of markings.