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Lopes, Duarte. A report of the Kingdom of Congo and of the
surrounding countries; drawn out of the writings and discourses
of the Portuguese, Duarte Lopez, by Filippo Pigafetta, in Rome,
1591. Newly translated from the Italian, and edited with explanatory
notes, by Margarite Hutchinson. With facsims. of the original maps,
and a pref. by Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton. New York, Negro Universities
Press, . xxi, 174 p. 2 fold. maps. 24 cm. Reprint of the 1881
ed. Translation of Relatione del reame di Congo. "The cartography
of Africa from 1492 to 1600, as illustrative of the nomenclature
of the Congo:" p. 140-145. "Bibliographical note upon the 16th century
editions of Pigafetta:" p. 145-148.
Proyart, abbe, 1743?-1808. Histoire de Loango, Kakongo, et
autres royaumes d'Afrique; rédigée d'après les mémoires des préfets
apostoliques de la mission francoise; enrichie d'une carte utile
aux navigateurs: dédiée à monsieur. Paris, C.P. Berton, 1776.
viii, 390,  p. fold. map. 17 cm.
Tuckey, James Hingston, 1776-1816. Narrative of an expedition
to explore the river Zaire, usually called the Congo in South Africa
in 1816, under the direction of Captain J.K. Tuckey, R.N., to which
is added the journal of Professor Smith and some general observations
on the country and its inhabitants. New-York: W.B. Wiley, 1818.
lxxxii, 410 p., 4 leaves of plates, ill., maps. Columbia University
library holds an original copy of this book, and it was microfilmed
as part of the library's Early American imprints series. Ask for