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PURCHAS, Samuel.
PURCHAS HIS PILGRIMES IN JAPAN. Extracted From Hakluytus or Purchas His Pilgrime
- Kobe 1939, Thompson. Brown cloth, very good, 283p., index, bibliography, 3 maps, 2 b. w. illustrations, reprint of the London 1625 edition, edited by C. Wild, 15 x 23 cm., clean, bright & solid, complete copy. FIRST EDITION With facsimile of the original 1625 edition title pages, and 3 fold-out facsimile of period maps. * Covers early explorers to Japan: Marco Polo, Dutch, Spaniards Portuguese, Jesuits, Pinto, Will Adams, John Saris, Richard Cocks & many others. * Covers the Early explorers, the Jesuits, Dutch, English, fleet of defense, and copious notes. With a very useful bibliography. *** An excellent reproduction of the 1625 edition text and plates. *
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