The Majesty of Charleston

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This second edition includes new material on the Charleston County Courthouse, the Citadel, Fort Sumter National Monument, Liberty Square, and the Warren Lasch Conservation Center, where the Civil War submarine the Hunley awaits restoration. Also included are the George Eveleigh house, the A. W. Todd house, and photographs from historic cemeteries.

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Overview

This second edition includes new material on the Charleston County Courthouse, the Citadel, Fort Sumter National Monument, Liberty Square, and the Warren Lasch Conservation Center, where the Civil War submarine the Hunley awaits restoration. Also included are the George Eveleigh house, the A. W. Todd house, and photographs from historic cemeteries.

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Library Journal
Beney, a pioneer in color travel photography and author of The Majesty of Savannah (Pelican, 1992), offers another fine entry in his series on Southern cities. The book contains little text, but the introduction and the lengthy photo captions offer an abundance of useful information. While most city guides simply enumerate the points of interest on a walking tour, Beney's splendid photos provide us with a more detailed look at the interiors and furnishings of Charleston's mansions, churches, and other public buildings. The map included at the back should be helpful to readers as they either envision the tour or actually make it. This unusual city guide should appeal to students of history, interior design, and architecture as well as to travelers to Charleston. With its modest price, it would make a nice complement to any U.S. travel or history collection and to collections that strongly support picture research.-- Elizabeth Loftus, Onondaga Cty. P.L., Syracuse, N.Y.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589802704
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/28/2005
  • Series: Majesty Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 104
  • Sales rank: 686,877
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Beney's numerous photographic credits over the past forty years include other travel and architectural works using photographs from his many world travels. Over the years, he has accumulated a library of more than 20,000 of his own pictures that he markets worldwide.

Peter Beney's numerous photographic credits over the past forty years include other travel and architectural works using photographs from his many world travels. Over the years, he has accumulated a library of more than 20,000 of his own pictures that he markets worldwide.

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