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Charleston in 1883


This book contains more than 70 important photographs showing nearly all of the city's most significant buildings a few years before they were damaged by the earthquake of 1886. This uniquely comprehensive record of the city's architecture.
This edition contains extensive additions by Gene Waddell. Mr. Waddell has prepared architectural notes on more than 100 buildings that are illustrated and has written an introductory article on what life was like in Charleston in 1883. All new and original material is thoroughly indexed.