annals: being a summary and exact account of the most ma-
terial transactions and occurrences relating to this country
in the order of time wherein they happened, from the discovery
by Capt. Gosnold in 1602, to the arrival of Gov. Belcher in
1730. With an introduction, containing a brief epitome of
the most remarkable transactions and events abroad, from the
creation: including the connected line of time, the succession
of patriarchs and sovereigns of the most famous kingdoms
and empires, the gradual discoveries of America, and the pro-
gress of the reformation to the discovery of New England.
By Thomas Prince, M.A.

Poston, N.E.
8vo. Vol. I.
Three numbers of a second volume were printed in 1755. It was the author's

intention to have brought his history down to 1730, but he has only reached
to 1633. He spent much time upon the introductory epitome, which
begins at the creation. Had he confined himself to New-England, and
finished his work, it would have been of incalculable value. Allen. A new

edition was printed at Boston in 1826.
2 GEORGIA, a poem ; Tomo Chachi, an ode. A copy of verses on

Mr. Oglethorpe's second voyage to Georgia. London.
3 Report of the committee appointed to examine into the pro-

ceedings of the people of Georgia, with respect to the pro-
vince of South-Carolina, and the disputes subsisting between
the two colonies.

Quarto, pp. 121.
Printed by Lewis Timothy. There was no printer in the Carolinas before

1730, and this appears to have been one of the earliest productions of the

Charleston press in the form of a book.
4 Politica INDIANA, &c. (As in the edition of 1648.) Sale en

esta tercera impression ilustrada por el Lic. D. Francisco
Ramiro Valenzuela, Relator del supreme consejo y Camara de
Indias, y electo Oidor honorario de la Real audiencia, y Casa
de la contratacion de Cadiz : y en dos tomos.

Folio, 2 vols.
5 COMMENTARIA IN LEGUM INDICAREM recopilationem. (Madrid?)
Folio, 4 vols.
Without titles or preliminaries. From two royal orders inserted at pp. 46
and 47, of Vol. iv. we learn that the work was composed by D. Juan del

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Corral Calvo de la Torre, Oidor in the Audiencia of Santiago de Chile;

and that in 1732 he was ordered to send the work to Spain to be printed. In 1735 the first and second volumes had been examined and highly approved by the Council of the Indies, and the author was requested to send the 3d and 4th, and to finish the 5th and 6th, which would complete the work, but it appears that death prevented his completing the 4th volume, which only reaches to the 12th title of the 5th book; the index to this volume being headed thus : “Rerum quæ in hac parte Quarti tomi, (morte auctoris ita relicti) continentur,” &c. Apparently the work was left in this state, and never published. The indexes to each volume are also imperfect. This copy was found in sheets among the papers of D. Bernardo Yriarte.

MDCCXXXVII. 1 The NATURAL HISTORY of North Carolina. With an account

of the trades, manners, and customs of the Christian and Indian inhabitants. Illustrated with copper-plates, whereon are curiously engraved the map of the country, several strange beasts, birds, fishes, snakes, insects, trees, and plants, &c. By John Brickell, M.D. Nostra nos in urbe peregrinamur. Cic.

Dublin. 8vo. Republished with a new title-page in 1743. This work is an almost exact

transcript of Lawson's Carolina, (see No. 1 of 1709,) without any acledgment, or even a hint that it is not original. Periods and paragraphs are transposed, parts are occasionally omitted, and words here and there interpolated; but, as a whole, a more daring piece of plagiarism was never

executed. N.A.R. xxiii. p. 288. 2 A NEW VOYAGE to Georgia, by a young gentleman, &c. The second edition.

London. 8vo. pp. 62.

Merely a new title-page to the edition of 1735. 3 The report of the Committee of the Commons House of Assembly

of the province of South-Carolina, on the state of the papercurrency of the said province.

London. Quarto, pp. 48. 4 A FAITHFUL NARRATIVE of the surprizing work of God, in the

conversion of many hundred souls in New-England. 8vo. ?

London ? Gent.'s Mag. 1737. 5 A GENUINE NARRATIVE of the intended conspiracy of the negroes at Antigua.

Extracted from an authentic copy of a

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report made to the chief Governor of the Carabee islands, by 1737.

the commissioners appointed to try the conspirators. Small 8vo.

Dublin. 6 Histoire des encas Rois du Perou, depuis le premier Ynca

Manco Capac, fils du soleil, jusqu'à Atahualpa dernier Ynca;
ou l'on voit leur etablissement, leur religion, leurs loix, leurs
conquêtes, les merveilles du temple du soleil et tout l'etat
de ce grand empire, avant que les Espagnols s'en rendissent
maîtres. Traduite de l'Espagnol de l’Ynca Garcilasso de la
Vega. On a joint a cette edition, l'histoire de la conquête de
la Floride

par le même auteur, &c. Avec des figures dessinees
par feu B. Picart, le Romain.

Quarto, 2 vols.
The translation of the history of Peru is by Baudouin (first printed in 1650,)

and the history of Florida by Richelet, (see No. 3, 1709.) At the end
of the second volume is found Hennepin's new discovery of a country
larger than Europe, situated in America. The volumes are ornamented

with very fine engravings.

y geografica: de Don Antonio de Leon Pinelo, del Consejo
de S. M. en la casa de la Contratacion de Sevilla y Coronista
mayor de las Indias, Añadido y enmendado nuevamente, en
que se contienen los Escritores de las Indias Orientales

Occidentales y Reinos convecinos, China, Tartaria, Japon,
Persia, Armenia, Etiopia y otras partes.

Folio, 3 vols.
This work first appeared in 1629 in a small thin quarto; and Barcia pro-

posed to reprint it as an addition to the new edition of Herrera (1726.)
He found, however, such an abundance of materials as produced three
small volumes in folio. The titles of books being all translated into
Spanish, the omission of the places where published and great inaccura-
cies in names and dates, detract much from the utility of the work. The
second volume contains the works relating to America, and its greatest
value consists in the notices it gives of Spanish manuscripts on the
subject, most of wbich are still existing in Spain. Barcia himself pos-
sessed a noble collection of books and manuscripts relating to America,

which were dispersed at his death.
8 COMPENDIO CHRONOLOGICO de los privilegios regulares de

Indias desde Leon x. creado en 1513, hasta clemente xii.

creado en 1730. Su autor el Rmo. P. F. Domingo Lossado. Quarto.



1 A JOURNAL OF A Voyage from Gibraltar to Georgia. By George

Whitefield, A.B. of Pembroke College, Oxford. Containing
many curious observations and edifying reflections on the

several occurrences that happen'd in the voyage. London.
8vo. pp. 34.
? *AN APOLOGY for the liberties of the churches in New-England;

with a discourse concerning congregational churches. By
Samuel Mather.

Boston, N.E.

Library of Harvard College.

With a chronological account of the most remarkable things
which happened to the first adventurers in their several dis-
coveries of that new world. Part 1. Containing the history
of Virginia; with remarks on the trade and commerce of that
colony. By Sir William Keith, Bart.

Quarto, pp. 187. 2 maps.
Printed at the expense of the society for the encouragement of learning.

The continuation was never published. Sir William Keith was Governor

of Pennsylvania from 1717 to 1726.
4 ActS OF ASSEMBLY passed in the island of Jamaica from 1681
to 1737 inclusive.

5 THE HISTORY of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards. In

two volumes. Translated into English from the original
Spanish of Don Antonio de Solis, &c. By Thomas Townsend,

late Lieut. Col. in Brig. Gen. Newton's regiment. The
whole translation revised and corrected, by Nathaniel Hooke,
esq., author of the Roman History, &c.

8vo. 2 vols.
6 Recueil DE VOYAGES dans l'Amerique Meridionale, contenant

diverses observations remarquables touchant le Perou, la Gui

ane, le Brésil, &c. Traduits de l'Espagnol et de l'Anglois.
12mo. 3 vols.

A reprint of the Voyages de François Coreal, &c. (see 1722.)


7 AVANTURES du Sieur C. Le Beau, avocat en Parlement, ou voy- 1738.

age curieux et nouveau parmi les sauvages de l'Amerique
septentrionale, dans lequel ou trouvera une description du
Canada, comme une relation très particulière des anciennes
coutumes, mæurs et façons de vivre des barbares qui l'habi-

tent, et la manière dont ils se comportent aujourd'hui. 12mo. 2 vols.

This work is highly praised by La Richarderie, upon whose judgment, how-

ever, very little reliance can be placed. It is somewhere insinuated that
it is a fictitious narrative.

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1 A CONTINUATION of the Rev. Mr. Whitefield's Journal, from

his arrival at London, to his departure from thence on his way
to Georgia.

8vo. pp. 115.
2 A CONTINUATION of the Rev. Mr. Whitefield's Journal, from

his arrival at Savannah, to his return to London. London, 8vo. pp. 38. Mr. Whitefield states in this pamphlet that the “Journals already pub

lished were printed without his knowledge.”
3 A DISCOURSE concerning the currencies of the British planta-

tions in America. Especially with regard to their paper mo-
ney : more particularly in relation to the province of the
Massachusett's-Bay, in New-England.

8vo. pp. 54.
A very well written pamphlet, without a date, but in which mention is made

of the present year 1739.” The following observations would apply to
a later period. “The goodly appearance which Boston, and the country
in general, at present make in fine houses, equipage, and dress, is owing
to paper money.

Never were greater complaints of want of monoy,
while, at the same time, never more extravagance in equipages and dress.
Boston, like a private man of small fortune, does not become richer, but

poorer, by a rich, goodly appearance."
4 The BRITISH SAILOR's discovery, or the Spanish pretensions

confuted. Containing a short history of the discoveries and
conquests of Spain, in America: with a particular account
of the illegal and unchristian means they made use of to

establish their settlements there. (&c. &c. &c.) London. 8vo. pp. 72.

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