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  1. Purchas his pilgrimage,

    Purchas his pilgrimage,

    or Relations of the world and the religions observed in al ages and places discovered, from the Creation unto this present. In foure parts. This first contayneth a theologicall and geographicall historie of Asia, Africa, and America, with the ilands adjacent. Declaring the ancient religions before the Floud ... With briefe descriptions of the countries, nations, states, discoveries; private and publike customes, and the most remarkable rarities of nature, or humane industrie, in the same. The third edition, much enlarged with additions through the whole worke.
    Third edition of Purchas's first published compilation of travel literature, first published in 1613. By this time Purchas had already become acquainted with Richard Hakluyt, his great predecessor in the memorializing of English travel narratives, who lent books and some manuscripts for the expanded second edition, published in 1614. A later edition was published in 1626. Learn More
    £2,100

    Date of Publication: 1617

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    Stock Code: 31204

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  2. Hakluytus Posthumus or Purchas His Pilgrimes

    Hakluytus Posthumus or Purchas His Pilgrimes

    Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and others.
    Limited edition, one of 100 copies only on handmade paper for sale in Great Britain and Ireland, an exact reprint of the best 1625 edition of this classic anthology of great voyages, with modernised orthography, references to the original pagination, and an improved index. Learn More
    £6,000

    Date of Publication: 1905

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    Stock Code: 32916

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