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Purchas, Samuel, 1577?-1626.

Hakluytus posthumus or Purchas his Pilgrimes. : Contayning a history of the world, in sea voyages, & lande-trauells, by Englishmen and others. ... Some left written by Mr. Hakluyt at his death more since added, his also perused, & perfected. : All examined, abreuiated, illustrated w[i]th notes, enlarged w[i]th discourses, adorned w[i]th pictures, and expressed in mapps. : In fower parts, each containing fiue bookes. / By Samuel Purchas, B.D.

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Purchas his Pilgrimes

Imprinted at London : For Henry Fetherston at ye signe of the rose in Pauls Churchyard, 1625.
Physical Description:
4 v. : ill., maps ; 35 cm. (fol.)
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G159 P98 1625+ Oversize
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British Art Center copy has extra copy of engraved t.p. laid in.
Engraved t.p., found only in v. 1. Also issued with engraved t.p. dated 1624; cf. Church, E.D. Discovery, 401A.
Each of the 4 parts or vols. has special t.p. with title: Purchas his Pilgrimes; and with imprint: London : Printed by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone ..., 1625.
Parts 1-2 and 3-4 paged continuously, except book 1 of pt. 1, which is paged separately. Many errors in paging. For full collation see Church; STC (2nd ed.), 20509.
Includes indexes.
Maps by Jodocus Hondius and others.
Signatures: v. 1: [par.]⁶ a⁶ A-Q⁶ R-S⁴, 2A-4P⁶ 4Q2, a-c⁴; v. 2: [par.]² 4Q3-6 4R-8Q⁶, 2a-2e⁴; v. 3: [pi]⁴*⁶ A⁴ B-5A⁶ 5B1-2, 3a-3h⁴ 3i²; v. 4: [par.]⁴ 5B3-6 5C-8A⁶ 8B⁴, 4a-4e⁴.
Vol. 1: [36], 186, [10], 468, 479-642, 645-748, [24] p. (p. [1]-[2] of 3rd group blank), [1] double leaf of plates; v. 2: [4], 749-857, 860-1270, 1269-1860, [40] p.; v. 3: [28], 668, 699-1006, 1009-1140, [68] p. (p. [1]-[2] of 1st group blank), [3] double leaves of plates; v. 4: [8], 1141-1234, 1237-1973, [41] p. (p. [1]-[2] of 1st group blank), [2] double leaves of plates.
Bound uniformly with: Purchas his Pilgrimage ... London : Printed by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone ..., 1626. The later work is often regarded as v. [5] of this work.
STC (2nd ed.) 20509.
Church, E.D. Discovery, 401A.
Folger. Printed books, v. 21, p. 165-166.
Sabin 66683-66686.
Lowndes v. 3, p. 2010-2011.
Subject Terms:
Copley, Joseph, Sir, 1804-1883 -- Bookplate.
Fetherston, Henry -- Publisher.
Hale family -- Bookplate.
Stansby, William -- Printer.
Voyages and travels.
Engravings -- 1625.
Hondius, Jodocus, 1563-1612.
Hakluyt, Richard, 1552?-1616.