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A map of the Congo regions published at Amsterdam in 1733 in the Atlas of Guillaume de L'isle [publishers, Jan Covens and Corneille Mortier], this map represents the utmost information ever given to the world by Portuguese, Italian, French, and Flemish explorers [mainly missionaries] down to the middle of the eighteenth century.

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A map of the Congo regions published at Amsterdam in 1733 in the Atlas of Guillaume de L'isle [publishers, Jan Covens an... (1733)


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:  A map of the Congo regions published at Amsterdam in 1733 in the Atlas of Guillaume de L'isle [publishers, Jan Covens and Corneille Mortier], this map represents the utmost information ever given to the world by Portuguese, Italian, French, and Flemish explorers [mainly missionaries] down to the middle of the eighteenth century.

Additional Name(s)

: Johnston, Harry Hamilton, Sir, 1858-1927 -- Author

Created Date

: 1733

Specific Material Type

: Maps

Item Physical Description

: 1 map; 17 cm. x 13 cm.

Item/Page/Plate

: 79

Source

: George Grenfell and the Congo; a history and description of the Congo Independent State and adjoining districts of Congoland, together with some account of the native peoples and their languages, the fauna and flora; and similar notes on the Cameroons and the island of Fernando Po, the whole founded on the diaries and researches of the late Rev. George Grenfell, B.M.S., F.R.G.S.; and on the records of the British Baptist Missionary Society; and on additional information contributed by the author, by the Rev. Lawson Forfeitt, Mr. Emil Torday, and others, by Sir Harry Johnston, Volume I.

Source Description

: 2 v. fronts., illus., plates, ports., maps (part fold.) facsims. 25 cm.

Location

: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / General Research and Reference Division

Catalog Call Number

: Sc 266-J

Digital ID

: 1233679

Record ID

: 451051

Digital Item Published

: 10-15-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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