"The Kingedome of Congo", Linschoten, Jan Juygen van
Subject: Western Africa
Period: 1598 (dated)
Color: Black & White
4.7 x 3.5 inches
11.9 x 8.9 cm
This superb little map of the Congo region was engraved by William Rogers, printed by John Wolfe and published in the English translation of Huygen van Linschoten's Itinerario. Printed on a full sheet of English text (7.5 x 11") - the frontispiece of the Second Booke.
References: King (2nd ed.) p. 83, illus.
Couple of minor spots of foxing.