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Hakluytus Posthumus or, Purchas his Pilgrimes 20 Volume Set: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and Lande Travells by Englishmen and Others (Cambridge Library Collection - Maritime Exploration)

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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.
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781108079631
ISBN-10: 1108079636
Pagini: 11890
Ilustrații: 32 b/w illus. 37 maps
Dimensiuni: 152 x 229 x 15 mm
Greutate: 0.33 kg
Editura: Cambridge University Press
Colecția Cambridge University Press
Seria Cambridge Library Collection - Maritime Exploration

Locul publicării: Cambridge, United Kingdom

Cuprins

Part I; Part II; Part III; Part III (cont.); Part IV; Part IV (cont.); Part V; Part V (cont.); Part VI; Part VI (cont.); Part VII; Part VII (cont.); Part VIII; Part VIII (cont.); Part of a letter of Master William Biddulph from Aleppo; 10. The journey of Edward Barton Esquire; 11. The travels and adventures of Captaine John Smith; 12. The death of Sultan Osman; 13. Mount Sinai, Oreb. and the adjoyning parts of Arabia; Part IX; Part IX; Part IX (cont.); Part X.