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Auction 107, Lot 178

"Plan de la Nouvelle Orleans. Sur les Manuscrits du Depot des Cartes de la Marine", Bellin, Jacques Nicolas

Subject: Louisiana

Period: 1760 (circa)


Color: Black & White

10.8 x 7.5 inches
27.4 x 19.1 cm
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Attractive plan of the city of New Orleans detailing the city center, including Bourbon Street, with individual buildings depicted. Compass rose and key to major buildings. Locates the quay along the Mississippi River, the canal, government buildings, church, prison, hospital, monastery, army & navy quarters.


Condition: A+

Folding as issued. Very sharp impression with tiny damp stain in blank margin, well away from map.

Estimate: $325 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 6/9/2004