Before the 19th Century
- Froger, François. A relation of a voyage made in the years 1695, 1696, 1697 on the coasts of Africa, streights of Magellan, Brasil, Cayenna, and the Antilles [electronic resource] : by a squadron of French men of war, under the command of M. de Gennes. London : Printed for M. Gillyflower ; W. Freeman, M. Wotton..; J. Walthoe ...; and R. Parker ..., 1698.
- Howard, Cecil. West African explorers. Selections chosen and edited by C. Howard, with an introduction by J.H. Plumb. London; New York: Oxford University Press, 
- Leo, Africanus. The history and description of Africa and of the notable things therein contained. Written by al-Hassan ibn Mohammed al-Wezaz, al-Fasi, a Moor, baptized as Giovanni Leone, but better known as Leo Africanus ; done into English in the year 1600 by John Pory, and now edited, with an introd. and notes, by Robert Brown. 3 volumes. New York : B. Franklin, [1896, reprint 1975]
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