"Charte von Zanguebar der Kafferkuste und der Insel Madagascar nach den Neuesten und Besten Hulfsmitteln", Reinecke, Johann Matthais Christoph
Subject: Eastern Africa & Madagascar
Period: 1801 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
18.9 x 16.9 inches
48 x 42.9 cm
This map focuses on Madagascar and the coastlines of Kenya, Tanzania, and Mozambique. Political boundaries, cities, rivers, and topography are shown, although the majority of the detail is confined to the coasts. Lake Nyasa is partially depicted, and is called See Zambre oder Maravi. Numerous islands in the Indian Ocean are also shown.
A toned sheet with scattered foxing, extraneous creasing at bottom right, and a short centerfold separation at bottom that has been closed with old paper on verso.