CARTE DE TOUTES LES ISLES CONNUES A LA COSTE DE ZANGUEBAR ET MADAGASCAR
Cartographer: Jacques-Nicolas BELLIN
Date: 1740 Paris
Size: 24*29 cms
Bellin's beautifully designed and detailed map of the east coast of Africa and the islands of the southwest Indian Ocean, from the atlas of Prevost d'Exiles' influential collection of travel narratives, Histoire Generale des Voyages here published by Le Comte de Maurepas.
.Extends from Pate Island (Kenya) to southern Mozambique, encompassing to the west the islands of Madagascar, Reunion ("Bourbon"), Mauritius ("Ile de France"), Rodrigue, and the Comoros, Seychelles, and Chagos archipelagos.