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The complete East-India pilot, or, Oriental navigator [cartographic material] : being an extensive collection of charts, both general and particular, with plans of bays, roads, and harbours; appearances of land, &c. &c. for the navigation not only of the Indian and China seas, with those of New Holland, but also of the seas and coasts between the British Isles and the Cape of Good Hope, chiefly composed from actual surveys, and draughts communicated by experienced officers of the East -India Company and from the Neptune Oriental by M. D'Après de Mannevillette.
A catalogue of the different specimens of cloth collected in the three voyages of Captain Cook, to the southern hemisphere; [electronic resource] : with a particular account of the manner of manufacturing the same in the various islands of the south seas ; partly extracted from Mr. Anderson and Reinhold Forster's observations, and the verbal account of some of the most knowing of the navigators : with some anecdotes that happened to them among the natives.
Estrid : an account of a Swedish maid, who hath lived six years without food, and hath had, of God during that time, strange and secret communications, now living in Noraby, near Malmo in Sweden, as the same was communicated to the Bishop of Skara in West-Gotland; and laid before the Ecclesiastical Court at Lundun: and hath been fully confirm'd by his Excellency the Veldt Marshal Steinbock, by whom she hath been frequently visited. / Originally written in Swedish, and lately printed at Skara, the whole being attested by the bishop thereof, in a letter to the right Reverend Father in God, John, Lord Bishop of Bristol. Faithfully translated into English from the Swedish.
Bickerstaff's Boston almanack, for the year of our redemption 1775 [electronic resource] : being the third after leap-year, the fifteenth of the reign of George III, and from the creation of the world, according to the best history, 5723, but the 79th from the horrid, popish, High-Church Jacobite plot wherein may be found all things necessary, useful and fitting for such a work : calculated for the meridian of Boston, N.E. ... to which is added An account of the inhabitants of New Zealand' (embellished with an elegant representation of a warrior of that nation, and two natives of New-Holland, advancing to combat.) ... An account of the singular customs of the Chactaws ... as also The substance of the first charter granted to the province of Massachusetts Bay ; with a variety of jocular and other matter. Which may render it both useful and entertaining.
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