[Samuel Purchas:] Purchas his pilgrimage: or Relations of the world and the religions observed in all ages and places discovered, from the creation unto this present. In foure parts. This first containeth a theologicall and geographical historie of Asia, Africa, and America, with the ilands adiacent. Declaring the ancient religions before the floud … With briefe descriptions of the countries, nations, states, discoveries … (London : Printed by William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone 1614)
- Digitized: Internet Archive (Book contributor: John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library, digitizing sponsor: Sloan Foundation)
- No copy listed in Wiener China-Bibliographie
Samuel Purchas (1575? – 1626) published the first volume of his ‚Pilgrimes‘ series in 1613, based on travelogues available those days and on the accounts of British adventurers. In this edition, East Asia is covered pp. 337-450.