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Acarete, du Biscay, An Account of a Voyage Up the River de la Plata, and Thence Over Land to Peru. With Observations on the Inhabitants, as Well as Indians and Spaniards; the Cities, Commerce, Fertility, and Riches of that Part of America. By Mons. London, Printed for S. Buckley, 1698.
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Memoirs and Travels of Mauritius Augustus, Count de Benyowsky ...

Benyowsky, Maurice Auguste, comte de, 1746-1786. Memoirs and Travels of Mauritius Augustus, Count de Benyowsky ... Consisting of His Military Operations in Poland, His Exilie into Kamchatka, His Escape and Voyage from that Peninsula through the Northern Pacific Ocean, Touching at Japan and Formosa, to Canton in China, with an Account of the French Settlement He Was Appointed to Form Upon the Island of Madagascar. Written by Himself. Translated from the Original Manuscript [by William Nicholson] ... Dublin, P. Wogan [etc.] 1790.
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History of Virginia Beverley, Robert, ca. 1673-1722, The History of Virginia, in Four Parts..., 2d ed. rev. and enl. By the Author. London, Printed for B. and S. Tooke [etc.] 1722.
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Bossu, M., 1720-1792. Travels Through that Part of North America Formerly called Louisiana. By Mr. Bossu, Captain in the French Marines; Translated from the French, by John Reinhold Forster, F.A.S; Illustrated with Notes Relative Chiefly to Natural History...London: Printed for T. Davies ..., 1771.
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Chastellux, François Jean, marquis de, 1734-1788. Travels in North-America, in the Years 1780, 1781, and 1782. by the Marquis de Chastellux; Translated from the French by an English gentleman, Who Resided in America at that Period; With Notes by the Translator. London: Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1787.
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La Magie Blanche Dévoilée, ou Explication des Tours Surprennants

Supplément a La magie Blanche Dévoilée

Decremps, Henri. La Magie Blanche Dévoilée, ou Explication des Tours Surprennants, qui Font Depuis Peu l’admiration de la Capitale et de la Province, avec des Réflexions sur la Baguette Divinatoire, les Automates Joueurs d’échecs. &c. &c. Par m. Decremps ... A Paris, Chez Langlois [etc.] et chez l’auteur, 1784.
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Testament de Jérôme Sharp Decremps, Henri. Testament de Jérôme Sharp, Professeur de Physique Amusante: où l’on Trouve Parmi Plusieurs tours de Subtilité, Qu’on Peut Exécuter sans Aucune Dépense, des Préceptes & des Exemples sur L’art de Faire des Chansons Impromptu: Pour Servir de Complément a La Magie Blanche Dévoilée / par M. Decremps ... A Paris: Chez l’auteur ... : Granger ...: Bailly ...: Lagrange ...: Lesclapart ..., MDCCLXXXVI. [1786].
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De l'Esclavage des Negres et de l'etat Actuel des nos Colonies ... (Slaves of the Negroes and of the Present State of those Colonies)
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Descourtilz, M. E. b. 1775. (Michel Etienne), Voyages d'un Naturaliste, et Ses Observations Faites sur les Trois Règnes de la Nature, dans Plusieurs ports de mer Français, en Espagne, au Continent de l'Amérique Septentrionale, à Saint Yago de Cuba, et à St.-Domingue...
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Knox, John, An Historical Journal of the Campaigns in North-America, for the Years 1757, 1758, 1759, and 1760. London: Printed for the author, and sold by W. Johnston ... and J. Dodsley ..., 1769.
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Bibliotheca, Acta et Scripta Magica

Hauber, Eberhard David, 1695-1765. Bibliotheca, Acta et Scripta Magica. Lemgo [Germany]: Gedruckt bey Joh. Heinrich Meyer, 1738-1745.
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Encyclopedique des Amusemens des Sciences Mathématiques et Physiques

Lacombe, Jacques. Dictionnaire Encyclopedique des Amusemens des Sciences Mathématiques et Physiques. Paris, Panckoucke, 1792.
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Leti, Gregorio, 1630-1701. Puttanismo romano. [Geneva, Switzerland? : s.n.], 1668.
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The Voyages of the Sieur Le Maire, to the Canary Islands, Cape-Verde, Senegal, and Gambia. LeMarie, Jacques-Joseph. The Voyages of the Sieur Le Maire, to the Canary Islands, Cape-Verde, Senegal, and Gambia. London, 1745.
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Mocquet, Jean, b. 1575. Travels and Voyages into Africa, Asia, and America, the East and West-Indies, Syria, Jerusalem, and the Holy-Land. Performed by Mr. John Mocquet ...; Divided into Six Books, and Enriched with Sculptures; Translated from the French, by Nathaniel Pullen ...
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The Triumphant Widow, or The medley of Humours. A comedy, Acted by His Royal Highnes’s Servants. Written by His Grace the Duke of Newcastle. Newcastle, William Cavendish, Duke of, 1592-1676. The Triumphant Widow, or The medley of Humours. A comedy, Acted by His Royal Highnes’s Servants. Written by His Grace the Duke of Newcastle. London, Printed by J.M. for H. Herringman, at the Sign of the Blew Anchor in the Lower-Walk of the New-Exchange, 1677.
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Olney Hymns: In Three Books Newton, John, 1725-1807. Olney Hymns: In Three Books. London, Printed and sold by W. Oliver, 1779.
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oan Nieuhofs Gedenkwaerdige zee en Lantreize Door de Voornaemste Landschappen van West en Oostindien Nieuhof, Johannes, 1618-1672. Joan Nieuhofs Gedenkwaerdige zee en Lantreize Door de Voornaemste Landschappen van West en Oostindien. Amsterdam, By de weduwe van Iacob van Meurs, 1682.
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The History of Genghizcan the Great, First Emperor of the Antient Moguls and Tartars. Pétis, François, 1622-1695. The History of Genghizcan the Great, First Emperor of the Antient Moguls and Tartars. London, J. Darby [etc.] 1722.
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Natural magick Porta, Giambattista della, 1535?-1615. Natural Magick, by John Baptista Porta, a Neapolitane: in twenty books ... wherein are set forth all the riches and delights of the natural sciences.. London, Printed for T. Young and S. Speed, 1658.
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The Present State of the West-Indies: Containing an Accurate Description of What Parts are Possessed by the Several Powers in Europe...London: Printed for R. Baldwin ..., 1778.
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Raynal, abbé 1713-1796. (Guillaume-Thomas-François), A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlements and Trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies. Rev., augm., and pub., in Ten Volumes, by the Abbé Raynal. Newly tr. from the French, by J.O. Justamond, F.R.S. with a new set of maps adapted to the work, and a copious index. In six volumes ...2d ed. London, A. Strahan [etc., etc.] 1798.
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Réclamations pour les Colonies des Antilles, Adressées au Roi et à la Nation .. [Paris, 1789]
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Rochefort, Charles de, The History of the Caribby Islands, viz., Barbados, S'Christophers, S'Vincents, Martinico, Dominico, Barbouthos, Monserrat, Mevis, Antego...London, Printed by J.M. for T. Dring and J. Starkey, 1666.
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The History of Persia Teixeira, Pedro, b. ca. 1570. The History of Persia. London, J. Brown, 1715.
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Traitez de paix conclus entre S. M. le roy de France et les Indiens du Canada, paix avec les Iroquois de la nation Tsonnontan. A Quebec le vingt deuxiéme may 1666. Paix avec les Iroquois de la nation d'Onnei t. A Quebec le douziéme juillet 1666. Paix avec les Iroquois de la nation d'Onnontague. Le treiziéme decembre 1666. Paris: Par Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy ..., 1667.
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A relation of the late intended settlement of the islands of St. Lucia and St. Vincent, in America; in right of the Duke of Montagu, and orders, in the year 1722. Uring, Nathaniel. A Relation of the Late Intended Settlement of the Islands of St. Lucia and St. Vincent, in America; in Right of the Duke of Montagu, and Orders, in the year 1722. London, Printed for J. Peele, 1725.
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Vida admirable Valdes, Joseph Eugenio. Vida admirable, y penitente de la v. m. sor Sebastiana Josepha de la SS. Trinidad ... Mexico, Impr. de la Bibliotheca mexicana, 1765.
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Viaud, Pierre. The Shipwreck and Adventures of Monsieur Pierre Viaud, a Native of Bourdeaux, and Captain of a Ship, London: Printed for T. Davies ..., 1771.
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