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.