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Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans

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Bellin's superbly detailed street plan of mid 18th-century New Orleans (today's French Quarter), with an 18-point key to the city's major sites and monuments, from the atlas of Prevost d'Exiles' influential travel book, Histoire Generale des Voyages.
Item Number: RS2083
Cartographer: Bellin
Place & Date: Paris / 1757/1760
Size: 10 7/8" x 7 5/8"
Condition: b&w; light overall age toning; a few spots in the wide margins and a water stain in the bottom right corner of the margin; the left margin was extended with contemporary paper to fit the size of the atlas volume
Price: SOLD