Title: Hakluytus Posthumus or Purchas His Pilgrimes – Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells By Englishmen and Others
Author: Samuel Purchas
Publisher: James MacLehose and Sons
Year published: 1905
Place of Publication: Glasgow
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Notes: The Complete First Edition of Hakluytus Posthumus or Purchas His Pilgrimes, a recollection of travel stories originally written by Samuel Purchas in 1624-1625. The series consists of 20 volumes in 8vo, in the publisher’s own cloth binding. It includes 81 manyfolded plates, among which maps, portraits, facsimiles). It’s quite uncommon, and it’s overall in very good state, though there are some flaws along the spines.