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Excellent early plan of New Orleans by engraved by B. Benning from the London Magazine.

The street grid and buildings in New Orleans are shown, along with place names, anchorages, public buildings and several roads north to Bayonne and parts north, along with other notations. Includes Rue de Bourbon. The map has its origins in a plan of the city prepared by Le Blond de la Tour in the first quarter of the 18th century An important early map of New Orleans. One of the earliest obtainable English language plans of New Orleans.

Reference
Jolly Lond-199; Sellers & Van Ee 1679.