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Purchas his pilgrimage. Or Relations of the vvorld and the religions obserued in all ages and places discouered, from the Creation vnto this present. In foure parts. This first containeth a theologicall and geographical historie of Asia, Africa, and America, with the islands adiacent. ... Declaring the ancient religions before the Floud ... With briefe descriptions of the countries, nations, states, discoueries; priuate and publike customes, and the most remarkable rarities of nature, or humane industrie, in the same. The second edition, much enlarged with additions through the whole worke; by Samuel Purchas, minister at Estwood in Essex.

  • Author

    Purchase, Samuel

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  • Publisher

    London : Printed by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, and are to be sold at his shop in Pauls Church-yard at the signe of the Rose, 1614.

  • Subject

    Religions Early works to 1800

    Geography Early works to 1800

    America Discovery and exploration Early works to 1800

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  • Class

    SR - OS - 87/

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  • Physical description

    [28], 331, 330-851, 862-889, 900-918, [36] p. ; 2°.

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General note: Includes index. Variant: title page has "The second edition, of the first part (of fower intended). Much enlarged". At least four leaves besides the title page are in two settings (STC addendum). Signatures: [par.]6 A8 B-4K6. Dampstained throughout, slightly affecting text; wormhole in 4K6, affecting a small portion of text UK-SuSCL Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 20506 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1977. 1 microfilm reel; 35mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 1461:2). Ownership and custodial history: Beisly bequest, 1896; MS. ink signature on tp.: "John Dancer" (C17th/18th) UK-SuSCL Binding Information: Full leather, patched at corners and re-backed UK-SuSCL