Patriam Inquiro Nondum Attigi Peregrinus in Terra Cursum Prosequor.Aetat Suae 64 1655. In Europe, Africa, Asia have I gone.
[Printed in London for J. Wilkie, W. Cater, S. Hayes, and E. Easton in 1777.]
Engraving, rare. 133 x 82mm. 5¼ x 3¼". Cut and laid on sheet.
Portrait of Edward Terry, half length in an oval, wearing skull-cap, collar and gown, and holding a book; in lower left spandril, a ship; on shelf below, calipers and a globe. Frontispiece to his 'Voyage to East-India'. Edward Terry (1590-1660) was a writer of travels and in 1615-16 he went out to India as chaplain with a fleet sent by the London East India Company, sailing in the Charles with Benjamin Joseph, commander of the expedition. In his account of the voyage Terry describes a fight with a Portugese carrack, in which Joseph was killed on 6 August 1616.
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