Auction 112, Lot 704

"The Kingedome of Congo", Linschoten, Jan Juygen van

Subject: Western Africa

Period: 1598 (dated)

Publication: Itinerario

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.

Condition: B

Couple of minor spots of foxing.

Estimate: $180 - $230

Sold for: $170

Closed on 9/28/2005