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By: PURCHAS, SAMUEL.
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 1614
Item Number: 16742
"Samuel Purchas (1577?-1626). ""A Learned English divine, and compiler of a valuable collection of travels... educated at Cambridge. In 1604 he was instituted vicar of Eastwood in Essex, but, leaving the cure of it to his brother, removed to London, the better to carry on the great work he had undertaken. He published the first volume in 1613, and the four last in 1625... His Pilgrimages, and the learned Hackluyt's Voyages, led the way to all other collections of that kind, and have been justly valued and esteemed.""--McClintock & Strong: Cycl Bibl Theol & Eccl Lit., VIII:794. This volume, tho... View more info