The Curious Traveller

The Curious Traveller

Being A Choice Collection of Very Remarkable Histo-Tories, Voyages, Travels, &c. Digested Into Familiar Letters and Conversations. Containing Among Many Other Particulars, the Following: The Spanish Cruelties in the West-Indies. A Curious Account of the Snow Alps. A Tragical Account Relating to A Shipwicck. Of the Troubles and Conspiracies at the Russian Court. Of the Burning Mountain. Of the Common-Wealth of Bees. An Account of Crocodiles. Curiosities Discover'd at Hanover. An Account of A Terrible Earth-Quake. The Siege of Prom. Mihometans in the Indies. A Description of the City of Hamburgh. The White Island. St. Mark at Venice. Bull-Baiting at Venice. Fortune-Telling Ridiculed. A Curious Monument in Persia. An Hospital for Monkeys. A Mock Sea Fight on the River Thames. The Ruins of Persepolis. The History of Snow. Observations on the Art of Painting. An Insurrection at Muscow. A Widow Burns Herself for the Death of Her Husband. A Stratagem of A Negro at Fida. Maurice Island. An Account of Thunder and Lightning. The Rasbut Robbers, &c. Adorn'd With Cuts

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Publisher: London : printed for J. Rowland, at No 14. in Exeter Exchange in the Strand, MDCCXLII. [1742]
Characteristics: [4],384,[4]p.,plates ; 8⁰


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