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Context of A new universal collection of authentic and entertaining voyages and travels, : from the earliest accounts to the present time. Judiciously selected from the best writers in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, German, and other Languages. Comprehending an Account of whatever is Curious in the Government, Commerce, Natural History, Customs, Marriages, Funerals, And other Ceremonies of most Nations in the known World. Including an Account of the most remarkable Discoveries, Conquests, Settlements, Battles, Sea Fights, Hurricanes, Shipwrecks, Sieges, Tortures, Wonderful Escapes, Massacres, and Strange Deliverances, Both by Sea and Land. Aslo A Description of the Buildings, Mountains, Rivers, Harbours, Lakes, Islands, Peninsulas, Creeks, &c. of various Countries. The Whole forming a History of whatever is most worthy of Notice in Europe, Asia, Africa and America. Illustrated with maps from the latest Improvements, and beautiful plates, by Grignion, and other celebrated Masters. By Edward Cavendish Drake, Esq;
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