Chief of the Pilgrims: or The Life and Time of William Brewster; Ruling Elder of the Pilgrim Company that Founded New Plymouth, the Parent Colony of New England, in 1620

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1857. First edition. Hardcover. 22.5 x 15 cm. Octavo.Bound in dark grey boards. 416 pp.Illustrated with five steel and four other engravings. First edition with same title on title and copyright page. Fading to the spine. Top and bottom of spine bumped. Tight binding. Small pen number on front free endpaper. Scarce work. Very Good. Item #56969

William Brewster (c. 1566 - 10 April 1644) was an English official and Mayflower passenger in 1620. In Plymouth Colony, by virtue of his education and existing stature with those immigrating from the Netherlands, Brewster, a separatist, became a regular preacher and the leader of the community.

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