ment, laws, languages, customs, manners, habits, shape and 1708. inclinations of the natives. With an account of many other adjacent islands, and several remarkable voyages through the streights of Magellan, and in other parts. Written in Spanish by Bartholomew Leonardo de Argensola, Chaplain to the Empress, and Rector of Villahermosa. Now translated into English, and illustrated with a map and several cuts. Small 4to.

London. This is the first work in the preceding Collection, but being complete in itself, with title-page and index, is frequently found separate.

6 A GENERAL HISTORY of all Voyages and Travels throughout the Old and New World, from the first ages to this present time, illustrating both the Ancient and Modern Geography, &c. By Monsieur Du Perier. Made English from the Paris edition. Adorn'd with cuts,

8vo. pp. 364. 5 plates.


Except the introduction of 36 pages, the whole of this volume relates to the early voyages of the Spaniards to America, taken from Oviedo and other Spanish authors.

7 THE SOT-WEED FACTOR: or a voyage to Maryland: a satyr. In which is described the Laws, Government, Courts and Constitutions of the Country: and also the Buildings, Feasts, Frolicks, Entertainments and Drunken Humours of the Inhabitants of that part of America. In Burlesque verse. By Eben Cook, Gent. London.

Quarto, pp. 21.

8 RELATION DU VOYAGE du Port Royal de l'Acadie, ou de la Nouvelle France, dans laquelle on voit un détail des divers mouvemens de la mer dans une traversée de long cours; la description du pays, les occupations des François qui y sont établis, les manieres des differentes nations sauvages, leurs superstitions et leurs chasses; avec une dissertation exacte sur le Castor. Par M. Diéreville embarqué à la Rochelle dans le navire la Royale-Paix. Ensuite de la relation, on a ajouté le détail d'un combat donné entre les François et les Acadiens, contre les Anglois. Rouen.



M. Diéreville, at the request of M. Begon, wrote the whole of the relation of his voyage in verse, but his friends having represented to him that no credit would be given to it unless it was written in prose, all that they could obtain from him, was that he would intermix some prose with his verses. Some copies have a supplement of eight pages, containing an account of the unsuccessful attack made in 1707 by the people of NewEngland on Port Royal.


1 A NEW VOYAGE TO CAROLINA; containing the exact description
and natural history of that Country: together with the present
state thereof. And a Journal of a thousand miles, travel'd
thro' several nations of Indians. Giving a particular account
of their customs, manners, &c.
Surveyor-General of North Carolina.

Quarto, map and plate.

By John Lawson, Gent.


First published in Steven's collection (1708, No. 4.) Republished separately with new titles, under the dates of 1714 and 1718. The plate of animals is found in very few copies. An American paper mentions a copy having been sold a few years ago in South Carolina for sixty dollars.

2 THE SEVENTEEN YEARS' TRAVELS of Peter de Cieza, through the mighty kingdom of Peru, and the large provinces of Cartagena and Popayan in South America: from the city of Panama, on the Isthmus, to the frontiers of Chili. Now first translated from the Spanish, and illustrated with a map and several London.


Small 4to.

This work forms also a part of Steven's collection. 3 USEFUL TRANSACTIONS for the months of May, June, July, August and September, 1709. Containing a Voyage to the island of Cajamai in America. Giving a brief account of the natural varieties, inhabitants, and diseases of the country; together with their cures after the method used by Jasper Van Slonenbergh, a learned member of the Royal Vertuosi of Great Britain, in the relation he has given of his voyages into those parts. Translated into English from the Dutch. 8vo.

A humorous satire on Sir Hans Sloane's Voyage to Jamaica.


+ Histoire de lA CONQUETE de la Floride ou relation de ce qui 1709. s'est passé dans la decouverte de ce pays, par Ferdinand de Soto, composée en Espagnol par l'Inca Garcilasso de la Vega, & traduite en François par P. Richelet.



This translation was first printed in 1870, and reprinted with the "Histoire des Incas" in 1737. See No. 6. 1723.

5 *JOURNAL de la campagne des Isles de l'Amerique, qu' à fait M. D***. Par G. D. T. Troyes.


According to Barbier, written by Gautier du Tronchoy.

6 *AUSFÜHRLICHER BERICHT Von der berühmten Landschaft Carolina, an tag gegeben von Kocherthalern.


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1 A LETTER FROM SOUTH CAROLINA; giving an account of the
soil, air, product, trade, government, laws, religion, people,
military strength, &c. of that province. Together with the
manner and necessary charges of settling a plantation there,
and the annual profit it will produce. Written by a Swiss
gentleman to his friend at Bern.
Quarto, pp. 63.

Bib. Am. Prim. p. 205.

This letter appears to have been reprinted in 1718 and 1732.


2 *THE FOUR KINGS OF CANADA; being a succinct account of the four Indian princes lately arrived from North America. With a particular description of their country and remarkable religion, feasts, marriages, burials, remedies for their sick, customs, manners, constitution, habits, sports, war, peace, policy, hunting, fishing, &c. London.

8vo. pp. 48.

Bib. Am. Prim. p. 206.

3 A VIEW OF THE UNIVERSE: or a new collection of voyages and travels into all parts of the world. With the geography and history of every country. None of them ever before printed in English. To be published monthly. This for January, 1710, begins the entertaining travels of the Sieur Mouette in Fez and Morocco, during his eleven years' captivity in those



parts. With a map of those countries by Hermon Moll, geographer. Quarto.

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This second volume of Stevens' Collection (see 1708, No. 4,) contains:
Mouette's Travels in Fez and Morocco; Texeira's Travels from India to
Italy by land; Cauche's Voyage to Madagascar; Tellez's Travels of
the Jesuits in Ethiopia. Only this last has a separate title.

1 JOURNAL of an expedition performed by the forces of our
sovereign lady Anne, Queen, &c. under the command of the
Hon. Francis Nicholson, general and commander in chief in
the year 1710 for the reduction of Port-Royal in Nova Scotia,
or any other place in those parts in America, then in posses-
sion of the French.

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2 *A TRUE ACCOUNT of the voyage of the Nottingham galley of
London, John Dean, commander, from the river Thames to
New England, near which place she was cast away on Boon
Island by the captain's obstinacy, who endeavoured to betray
her to the French, or run her ashore; with an account of the
falsehoods in the captain's narrative, &c. The whole attested
on oath by Christopher Langman, mate, Nicholas Mellen,
boatswain, and George White, sailor in the said ship.
8vo. pp. 36.

Bib. Am. Prim. p.210.


3 A COMPLETE COLLECTION of voyages made into North and South America, in due order as they happen'd, beginning from Christopher Columbus, and Americus Vespucius, and descending to this present time, &c. By M. L'Abbé Bellegarde of the Royal Academy. Translated from the French original printed at Paris. Adorn'd with cuts. London.


Published in French at Paris in 1707, under the name of Du Perier. This is the same book as Du Perier's, printed in 1708, with a new title-page, in which the name of the Abbé Bellegarde is substituted for that of Du Perier.

4 A LETTER from an old Whig in town to a modern Whig in the country, upon the late expedition to Canada. London. Quarto, pp. 8.

5 *A LETTER to a Member of Parliament on the settling a trade 1711. to the South Sea of America, dated 3d of May, 1711. With reasons to encourage a trade from Great Britain to the countries situate in the South Seas of America.

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6 *A TRUE ACCOUNT of the design and advantages of the South Sea trade with answers to all the objections raised against it; a list of the commodities proper for that trade; and the progress of the subscription towards the South Sea Company. 8vo. pp. 38.

Bib. Am. Prim. p. 212.


7 A VIEW OF THE COASTS, Countries, and Islands within the limits
of the South Sea Company. Containing an account of the
discoveries, settlements, progress, and present state, &c. of
the several places: viz. From the river Aranoco to Terra del
Fuego, and from thence through the South Sea to the farthest
bounds of the late Act of Parliament, &c. The whole col-
lected from the best authors, as well manuscripts as printed.
Illustrated with a general map, and particular draughts of
the most important places; by Herman Moll, geographer.
8vo. pp. 220. Map.

London. Herman Moll was probably not the author of this book, but merely prepared the map which accompanies it. The book was no doubt got up by some of the persons interested in the great and celebrated South Sea project. 8 *AUSFÜHRLICHE BESCHREIBUNG von der unglücklichen Reise des jungsthin aus Teutschland nach Carolina und Pensylvanien wandernden Pilgrim, dem ubelgegründeten Kocherthalerischen Bericht entgegen gesetzt. Frankfort.


An account of the journey of some pilgrims from Germany to Carolina and
Pennsylvania. Meusel, x. 2, p. 375.



Seas, thence to the East Indies, and homeward by the Cape
of Good Hope. Begun in 1708, and finished in 1711. Con-
taining a journal of all the remarkable transactions, particu-
larly of the taking of Puna and Guiaquil, of the Acapulco
ship, and other prizes; an account of Alexander Selkirk's
living alone four years and four months in an island; and a

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