BEING A COMPLETE REPOSITORY OF
All the Wonders, Curiosities, and
Rarities of Nature and Art,
From the BEGINNING of the World to the PRÉSENT YEAR 1300.
A VALUABLE COLLECTION
(ALL WELL ATTESTED, AND FROM RESPECTABLE AUTHORITIES) OF
Authentic and entertaining Descrip- Manners of remote Countries, wonderful
tions, and Copper-plate Representations, Occurrences, lingu!ar Events, heroic Ada
of the most Wonderful, Remarkable, ventures, abfurd Characters, remarkable
and Surprising Volcanos, Cataracts, Ca- for eating, drinking, fafting, walking,
veras, Waterfalls, Whirlpools, and other &c. memorable Exploits, amazing De-
stupendous Phenomena of the Earth, liverances from Death and various other
resulting from Earthquakes and the ge- Dangers, strange Accidents, extraordinary
deral Deluge; strange Customs, peculiar | Memoirs, astonithing Revolutions, &c.
Including, among the greatest Variety of other valuable Matter in this Iine of
Literature (from an illustrated Edition of the Rev. Mr. James
GRANGER'S celebrated Biographical History)
Memoirs and PORTRAITS of the most singular and remarkable
Persons of both Sexes, in every Wals of human Life,
From EGBERT the Great to the Present Tine.
Consisting of many very eccentric Characters famous for long Life, Courase,
Cowardice, extraordinary Strength, Avarice, astonishing Fortnude, as well as
genuine Narrations of Giants, Dwarfs, Misers, Impostors; fingular Vices and Vir.
tues; uncommon Eclipses, Storms, remarkable Providences, lieroic Atchieveinen's,
fupernatural Occurrences, strange Discoveries of long-concealed Murders, &c. &c.
Forming altogether a New and Complete
History of the Extraordinaries and Wonders of the World.
The Whole selected from the most approved and celebrated Historians, Voyagers,
Travellers, Philofophers, Physicians and other eminent and distinguished Persous
of every Age and Country, and from the most expensive Works and Manuscripts.
BY WILLIAM GRANGER, Esq.
EMBELLISHED WITH ELEGANT COPPER-PLATES.
« It would conduce much to the Mugnanimity and Henour of MAN, if a Cola
was made of the EXTRAORDINARIES of HUMAN NATURE,
incipally out of the Reports of llifory; that is, what is the laff and igirl
pitch, to which Man's Natur: hath ever reached in all the perfections and
Defeats of Mind and Body:''
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