- Sl. darkened from former glue; portion in the upper right corner of the map chafed.
= The captions read in upper part i.a. "R. Camarondo", further down "(...) Corisco" (island and bay of Corisco), "Maijimba" (present day Mayumba). In the lower part are the mouths of the rivers Congo ("R. Kongo") and Cuanza ("R. Coansa") and in between "S. Paulo de Loanda" (present day city of Luanda), further down "C(abo) Lodo" (present day Caboledo) and "(..) de Toro Bengala" (present day Benguala, Angola). On verso the early 19th century profile portrait of a gentleman in colour chalk, in the style of WIJNAND ESSER. In our May auction of 2020, we sold the companion portrait from the same collection, with a manuscript map by J. BLAEU of the Suez gulf and Red Sea on verso. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIX.