PURCHAS, SAMUEL. 1575?-1626.
Purchas His Pilgrimage, or, Relations of the World and the Religions
. London: William Stansby, 1614. *6, A8, B-N6, O5, P-Kkkk6. Woodcut initials and head- and tailpieces. Folio (295 x 185 mm). Contemporary full brown calf, rebacked, covers centered with gilt foliate diamond, upper cover with gilt-lettered ownership attribution, gilt-lettered spine label. Wanting O6, title-page mounted with outer margin trimmed, brief ownership inscription to top margin of first dedication page, front hinge cracked after dedication, generally internally clean, covers with corners reinforced, wear to boards, joints somewhat rubbed.
Second edition. The eighth and ninth books, pages 717-918, relate to America. Sabin 66679.
Provenance: "Mr. William' Tibbs, Governour' to Christ Hospitall," 1675 on the upper cover.