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This tremendous work contains many narratives of travels and of accounts collected by Purchas, and it has preserved many records of early voyages now lost. Purchas, who inherited many of the manuscripts of Richard Hakluyt, may have had the manuscripts of these voyages in his possession and subsequently lost them.

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Pvrchas His Pilgrimes. Jn Five Bookes. The first, Contayning the Voyages and Peregrinations made by ancient Kings, Patriarkes, Apostles, Philosophers, and others ... The second, A Description of all the Circum-Nauigations of the Globe. The third, Nauigations and Voyages of English-men, alongst the Coasts of Africa, to the Cape of Good Hope, and from thence to the Red Sea ... [etc.]. The fourth, English Voyages beyond the East Indies, to the Ilands of Iapan, China ... [etc.]. The fifth, Nauigations, Voyages, Traffiques, Discoueries, of the English Nation in the Easterne parts of the World ... The First Part. [... The Second Part ... The Third Part ... The Fourth Part.] ... 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. 1625.

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Purchas His Pilgrimes ...
Small folio
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William Stansby for Henry Fetherstone
4 vols