Catalog Archive
Auction 195, Lot 764

"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
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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.


Condition: B

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.

Estimate: $110 - $140

Sold for: $130

Closed on 11/15/2023