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Hakluytus Posthumus or, Purchas his Pilgrimes
Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and Others

Volume 3

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Maritime Exploration

  • Date Published: November 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108079679

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  • Richard Hakluyt's 12-volume Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, originally published at the end of the sixteenth century, and reissued by the Cambridge Library Collection in the edition of 1903–5, was followed in 1625 by Hakluytus Posthumus or, Purchas his Pilgrimes, now reissued in a 20-volume edition published in 1905–7. When first published in four folio volumes, the work was the largest ever printed in England. An Anglican priest, Samuel Purchas (1577–1626) was a friend of Hakluyt, and based his great work in part on papers not published by Hakluyt before his death. As well as being a wide-ranging survey of world exploration, it is notable as an anti-Catholic polemic, and a justification of British settlement in North America. Volume 3 describes voyages sponsored by the East India Company, including those of David Middleton and the merchant Richard Cocks.

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    • Date Published: November 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108079679
    • length: 598 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 34 mm
    • weight: 0.87kg
    • contains: 6 b/w illus. 1 map
    • availability: Available
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    Part III (cont.):
    7. Captaine William Hawkins his relations of the occurrents in India
    8. The voyage of Master David Middleton
    9. A brief narration of the fourth voyage to the East Indies
    10. The voyage of Master David Middleton to Java, and Banda
    11. The sixth voyage, set forth by the East India Companie
    12. Nicholas Dounton Captaine of the Pepper-corne
    13. The seventh voyage into East India
    14. Extracts of Peter Williamson Floris his journall
    15. A journall of a voyage made by the Pearl to the East India
    Part IV:
    1. The eighth voyage set forth by the East Indian Societie
    2. Observations of Captaine John Saris
    3. Relation of Master Richard Cocks Cape merchant.

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    Samuel Purchas

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