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PVRCHAS HIS PILGRIMAGE. OR RELATIONS OF THE WORLD AND THE RELIGIONS OBSERVED IN ALL AGES AND PLACES DISCOVERED, FROM THE CREATION UNTO THIS PRESENT. IN FOURE PARTS
London: Printed by William Stansby for Henrie Featherstone, 1614.. [28],331,330-851,862-889,900-918,[36]pp. Small, thick folio. Near contemporary paneled calf, spine gilt with raised bands, gilt morocco label, new endpapers. Boards rubbed, worn at corners, chipped at spine ends. Titlepage a bit soiled and wrinkled. Small tear in upper margin of leaf Ii3, just touching the running headline. Faint old stain in upper portion of several leaves, else rather clean internally. Early signature on the errata leaf. About very good, in a contemporary binding. The second edition, "much enlarged with additions through the whole work," after the first of the previous year, of this famous collection of travel narratives. The first three parts relate to travels in Asia, Africa, and the East Indies. With accounts of New France, Virginia, Florida, explorations of Cabe├ža de Vaca, Columbus, Frobisher, Cartier, Hudson, Raleigh, Cortes, and others, along with general histories of the conquests of Mexico, Peru, etc. This work saw constant revision after its first publication in 1613; the fourth edition was issued as the supplementary volume to the noted HAKLUYTUS POSTHUMUS... in 1625. SABIN 66679. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 614/94. JCB (3)II:105. STC 20506. ESTC S111828.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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