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Publisher: THEVENOT, M. / TEIXEIRA, J.
Title: [East coast of Africa, Arabia and west coast of India.]
Published in: Paris, 1664-1696
   
Size: 27.2 x 19.8 inches.
69.2 x 50.3 cm.
Coloring:

Uncoloured.
Condition: Lower part left hand margin cut close as issued. On a few places some paper thinness. Generally in good condition.
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Rare. Map of the east coast of Africa, Including Madagascar, the Arabian Peninsular, coast of Pakistan and west coast of India.
Prepared by Joao Teixeira in 1649, this chart appeared in Thevenot's Relations de divers Voyages , the greatest collection of travel accounts of the seventeenth century. Of particular interest on this chart is the very tentative delineation of South Africa and the Arabian Peninsular.

It is extremely important and its excellence and value are indicated that, more than a century after its compilation, the great cartographer d’Anville (as noted by the geographer Viscount de Santarem) utilized Teixeira substantially for his chart of 1761” (Norwich).
The chart presents a summary of Portuguese cartographic knowledge of the nautical routes between the Cape of Good Hope, Arabia, and Goa – the center of Portuguese power in India and the chief link to trade with the Spice Islands. Also included are the entire coast lines of Arabia and Persia.

In addition to its rich coastal detail, the work includes inset details of Mombasa on the coast of Kenya, Mozambique Island along the coast of Mozambique, Beira in Sofala Province in Mozambique, and the island of Socotra, part of Yemen and located between the horn of Africa and Yemen.
These were all important ports-of-call for fleets traveling from the Cape of Good Hope to India.




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THEVENOT, M. / TEIXEIRA, J. - [East coast of Africa, Arabia and west coast of India.]
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