"Charte von America, nach den Neuesten Entdeckungen und Astronomischen Ortsbestimmungen Berichliget und Geseichnet", Reinecke, Johann Matthais Christoph
Subject: Western Hemisphere
Period: 1804 (dated)
Publication: Weimar Geographisches Institut
Color: Hand Color
24.2 x 20.1 inches
61.5 x 51.1 cm
Very scarce German map of the Americas with a large inset showing the discoveries of Cook, Hearne, Vancouver and Mackenzie in Alaska and the Arctic regions. North America is shown with several large mountain ranges in the Midwest. West Florida is shown extending into present day Texas. The original outline color depicts the European colonial interest.
The sturdy hand-laid paper has a slight bluish tone. Centerfold reinforced with Japanese tissue, bottom right corner chipped.