Purchas his pilgrim Microcosmus, or the historie of man. Relating the wonders of his generation, vanities in his degeneration, necessity of his regeneration. Meditated on the words of Dauid. Psal. 39.5. Verily, euery man at his best state is altogether vanitie. Selah. By Samuel Purchas, parson of S. Martins neere Ludgate, London.
Printed [by William Stansby, Bernard Alsop, and Thomas Fawcet] for Tho. Alchorn, and are to be sold at his shop at the signe of the Greene Dragon in Pauls Church-yard,
|Series:||Early English books online.
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|Item Description:||The words "wonders .. regeneration." are bracketed together on the title page.|
A reissue, with cancel title page, of the 1619 edition, which was printed by William Stansby; the title page was printed by Bernard Alsop and Thomas Fawcet (STC). Variant: cancel title has "degeneravion".
Signatures: pi¹ [par].⁴ ([par.]1,2 signed [par.]3,4) A-D (+-D1) E-3F 3G² (-3G2). Since John King died in 1621, it is assumed the dedication printed as 3G2 should not be bound in this issue.
Running title reads: Microcosmus, or, the historie of man.
Apparently D1 is a cancel in all copies--STC.
Reproduction of the original in the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign Campus). Library.
|Physical Description:||, 818 p.|