The details regarding Elizabeth, Nicolas Visscher's widow, are drawn from Gallica, Bibliothèque Nationale de France: http://gallica.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/btv1b7759505j.notice. See also: Atlas nouveau … by Guillaume de L'Isle (Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, 1730); R.V. Tooley, Collectors’ guide to maps of the African continent and Southern Africa (London: Carta Press, 1969), p. 120; Norwich's maps of Africa : an illustrated and annotated carto-bibliography (Norwich, Vt. : Terra Nova Press, 1997), map 180 (note)., The inset of the Cape of Good Hope is of particular importance. It indicates the presence of slaves on Robben Island ("daar de Slaven in de Ketting loopen"). It also gives "extensive detailed and fairly accurate topographical information ... together with the names of owners of farms and plots of that period. Amongst these are de Beer, Swart Pieter, Martin de Smit, Roelof Pasman, Gerrit Kloeton, and the French Huguenot settlement. These place names add considerably to the knowledge of the history of the ... Cape of Good Hope"--Norwich's Maps of Africa, p. 203., Three insets: "Élévation du Port et Mont Table au Cap de Bonne Espérance" (5 x 11 cm); "Plan du Port et Mont Table au Cap de Bonne Espérance" (10 x 11 cm); "[Cabo de Bona Esperanca]" (13 x 23 cm)., Text primarily in French. The inset of the Cape is also in Dutch with some Portuguese notations., Restored and hinged between acid-free boards.