Rare map showing the road from Leipzig to St. Petersburg, via Berlin, Danzig, Riga, Memel, in the style of English Road maps of the 18th Century.
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Johann Christoph Matthias Reinecke (1768-1818) was a German scientist. He worked in a variety of fields, most notably cartography and paleontology. A true polymath, he spoke eight languages and also wrote poems and songs. He produced a variety of maps in his career, including a series for the Geographical Institute in Weimar.