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    Samuel Purchas. Purchas his Pilgrimage, .... London: 1617. Third Edition, much enlarged.

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    Samuel Purchas. Purchas his Pilgrimage, or Relations of the World and the Religions Observed in Al Ages and Places discouered, from the Creation unto this Present. London: William Stansby for Henry Featherstone, 1617. Third Edition, much enlarged.

    Folio. Approximately 11 x 7 inches. [xl], 1102, [42] pages. Contemporary full reverse sheep, covers ruled in blind, burgundy gilt morocco lettering label. Binding repaired, boards worn spine perished, text with a few tears or chips, with some minor loss. A fair copy.

    Purchas' Pilgrimage is one of the most popular books of its day, being one of the most encyclopedic travel books in the English language. Purchas culled travel information from various sources, never leaving England himself.

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