1701. 3 *A new Darien Artifice laid open, in a notable instance of

Captain Maclean's name being used to vouch for the Caledo

nią Company, &c. Authore Anti-Dariensi. Quarto, pp. 14.

Bib. Am. Prim. p. 182. 4 *PLANTATION JUSTICE; shewing the Constitution of their Courts,

and what sort of Judges they have in them. By which Merchants may see the occasions of their great losses and sufferings in the Plantation trade; Lawyers may see such a model of justice as they could not have thought of; and others may

see how those parts of the world are governed. London. Quarto, pp. 12.

Bib. Am. Prim. p. 182. 5 *SEVERAL CIRCULAR LETTERS to the Clergy of Maryland, sub

sequent to their late visitation, to enforce such resolutions

as were taken therein. By Thomas Bray, D.D. London. Folio, pp. 21.

Bib. Am. Prim. p. 183. 6 EL NUEVO MUNDO, poemma heroyco de D. Francisco Botello

de Moraes y Vasconcelos ; con las Alegorias de D. Pedro de Castro, Cavallero Anilaluz.

Barcelona. Small 4to. 7 *Historia de la Provincia de San Antonio del nuevo Reyno de

Granada del orden de predicadores. Por el P. M. Fr. Alonso de Zamora, su Coronista, hijo del convento de N. S. del Ro. sario de la ciudad de Santa Fè su patria.

Barcelona. Small folio. 8 HISTORIA de la Conquista de la Provincia de el Itza, Reduccion

y progressos de la de el Lacandon y otras naciones de Indios barbaros, de la mediacion de el Reyno de Guatemala à las Provincias de Yucatan, en la America Septentrional. Primera Parte.

Escrivela D. Juan de Villagutierre Sotomayor, &c.

With an engraved frontispiece of the arms of Spain, and at the end the

Colophon on a separate leaf; both of which are frequently wanting.
This work, the second part of which was never published, appears to bave
been unknown to Meusel.


1 MAGNALIA Christi AMERICANA: or, the ecclesiastical history

of New-England, from its first planting in 1620, unto the year
of our Lord 1698. In seven books.-1. Antiquities.—11. Lives
of the Governors and names of the Magistrates of New-
England.--111. The lives of sixty famous divines.-10. An
account of the University of Cambridge in New-England.
v. Acts and monuments of the faith and order in the Churches
of New-England.-vi. A faithful record of many illustrious
wonderful providences.—vII. The wars of the Lord, being
an history of the manifold afflictions and disturbances of the
churches in New-England. By the Reverend and Learned
Cotton Mather, M.A. and pastor of the North Church in
Boston, N.E.

"One of the most singular books in this or any other language. Its puns

and its poems, its sermons and its anagrams, render it unique in its kind.”
Quart. Rev."

"Liber quidem superstitionis plenus, utilis tamen illis, qui
nasum habent.” Meusel.-In the North American Review (vol. vi. p.
255,) there is an excellent analysis of this work.

There are copies on
LARGE PAPER, but they are rare. There is one in the choice library of
Col. Aspinwall, who possesses, probably, the best private collection of

books relating to America to be found any where.
2 AN ACCOUNT of the illegal Prosecution and Tryal of Coll. Nicholas

Bayard, in the province of New York, for supposed high
treason in the year 1701. Collected from several memorials
taken by divers persons privately, the commissioners having

strictly prohibited the taking of the tryal in open Court. Folio, pp. 44.

New York. 3 *PROPOSALS for carrying on an effectual War in America against the French and Spaniards.

London. Quarto, pp. 24.

Bib. Am. Prim.


4 *Thomæ CAMPANII, Holmiensis, Kort Beskryfnnig om Provin-

cien Nya Swerige uti America som nu för tyden af the Engel-
ske callas Pensylvania.

Quarto, plates.


A very scarce work relating to the establishment of the Swedes in New

Sweden, afterwards Pennsylvania. It is to be regretted that it has never been translated into any language more generally understood than the Swedish. In some American catalogues its author is erroneously called

Holm. 5 *ACTS AND LAws of his Majesty's colony of Connecticut, in New England.

Boston. Folio.

In the British Museum.

MDCCIII. 1 New VOYAGES to North America. Containing an account

of the several nations of that vast continent; their customs, commerce, and way of navigation upon the lakes and rivers ; the several attempts of the English and French to dispossess one another; with the reasons of the miscarriage of the former; and the various adventures between the French and the Iroquese confederates of England, from 1683 to 1694. A geographical description of Canada, and a natural history of the country, with remarks upon their government, and the interest of the English and French in their commerce. Also a dialogue between the author and a general of the savages, giving a full view of the religion and strange opinions of those people; with an account of the author's retreat to Portugal and Denmark, and his remarks on those courts. To which is added, a Dictionary of the Algonkine language, which is generally spoken in North America. Illustrated with twentythree maps and cuts. Written in French by the Baron Lahontan, Lord Lieutenant of the French colony at Placentia in Newfoundland, now in England. Done into English. In two volumes. A great part of which never printed in the original.

London. 8vo. 2 vols. Reprinted in 1735. First printed in French in this year. Labontan was

a freethinker, and consequently had but little respect for the clergy; it is not therefore to be wondered at that he was persecuted in France, and his work traduced. The character given of the author and of the work by the Jesuits has been adopted by later writers, who ought to have known better. A writer in the North Americau Review observes, that the Baron seems to have been an ardent and enterprising character, with more wit than discretion, but that his accounts bear every mark of

authenticity, and are quite confirmed by cotemporary as well as subse. 1703.
quent writers on the same country. The English edition having been
translated under the inspection of the author, is probably more correct
than the French editions. It contains also several additions published for
the first time; particularly the celebrated dialogue “between the author

and Adario, a noted man among the savages.”
2 *THE PRESENT STATE of affairs in Carolina. By John Ash,

Gent. Sent by several of the inhabitants of that colony, to
deliver their representations thereof to, and seek redress from

the Lords Proprietors of that province. Quarto.

Bib. Am. Prim. p. 186. 3 A VOYAGE TO New HOLLAND, &c. in the year 1699. Wherein

described, the Canary Islands, the isles of Mayo and St. Jago, the bay of All Saints, with the fort and town of Bahia in Brazil. Cape Salvadore. The winds on the Brazilian coast. Abrohlo shoals. A table of all the variations observed in this voyage. Occurrences near the Cape of Good Hope. The course to New Holland. Shark's Bay. The isles and coast, &c. of New Holland. Their inhabitants, manners, customs, trade, &c. Their harbours, soil, beasts, birds, fish, &c. trees, plants, fruits, &c. Illustrated with several maps and draughts; also divers birds, fishes and plants, not found in this part of the world, curiously engraven on copper-plates. Vol. 3. By Capt. William Dampier.

London. 8vo.

The first volume was printed in 1697, the second in 1699. 4 New ENGLAND JUDGED by the Spirit of the Lord, &c. (see 1661.)

In two parts. Formerly published by George Bishop, and

now somewhat abbreviated. With an appendix, &c. 8vo. pp. 498.

London. The preface is signed Joseph Grove. At the end is the following work,

with the date of 1702 : Truth and Innocency defended against Falsehood and Envy, &c.

in answer to Cotton Mather's calumnies, &c. By John Whiting.

pp. 212 and Index.
5 A COLLECTION of Voyages undertaken by the Dutch East India

Company for the improvement of trade and navigation. Con-
taining an account of several attempts to find out the n. e.
passage, and their discoveries in the East Indies and the South

1703. Seas. Together with an historical introduction, giving an

account of the rise, establishment, and progress of that great body. Translated into English, and illustrated with several charts.

London. 8vo. pp. 336. 6 NEWS FROM PENSILVANIA, or a brief narrative of several re

markable passages in the government of the Quakers of that province, touching their proceedings in their pretended Court of justice, their way of trade and commerce; with remarks and observations upon the whole. Published by the author of the Pilgrim's Progress (Francis Bugg.)

London. 8vo. pp. 36. 7 NouveauX VOYAGES de M. le Baron de Lahontan, dans l'Ame

rique septentrionale, qui contiennent une relation des differens peuples qui y habitent; la nature de leur Gouvernement; leur commerce, leur coûtumes, leur religion, et leur maniére de faire la guerre. L'Interet des François et des Anglois dans le commerce qu'ils font avec ces nations; l'avantage que l'Angleterre peut retirer dans ce pays, etant en guerre avec la France. Tome premier. — Memoires de l'Amerique septentrionale, ou la suite des voyages de M. le B. de Lahontan; qui contiennent la description d'une grande étenduë de pays de ce Continent, l'intérêt des François et des Anglois, leurs commerces, leurs navigations, les meurs, et les coûtumes des sauvages, &c. Avec un petit dictionnaire de la langue du

pays. Le tout enrichi de cartes et de figures. Tome second. . 12mo. 2 vols. First edition soveral times reprinted, and translated into German, Dutch,

and English. See No. 1 of this year. 8 Nova PLANTARUM Americanarum genera. Authore P. Carolo Plumier.

Paris. Quarto, 40 plates. 9 FILICETUM AMERICANUM, seu Filicum, Polypodiorum, Adian

torum, etc. in America nascentium icones. Authore P. Ca-
rolo Plumier.

This volume consists of 222 plates, without any text, and comprises 50

plates of ferns contained in the Description des Plantes de l'Amerique, 1693, and the 172 plates of the Traité des Fougeres, 1703.

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