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BEING A COMPLETE REPOSITORY OF
All the Wonders, Curiofities, and
Rarities of Nature and Art,
From the BEGINNING of the WORLD to the PRESENT YEAR 1802.
A VALUABLE COLLECTION
(ALL WELL ATTESTED, AND FROM RESPECTABLE AUTHORITIES) OF
Authentic and entertaining Defcrip- Manners of remote Countries, wonderful
tions, and Copper-plate Reprefentations, Occurrences, fingular Events, heroic Ad-
of the most Wonderful, Remarkable, ventures, abfurd Characters, remarkable
and Surprising Volcanos, Cataracts, Ca- for eating, drinking, fafting, walking,
verns, Waterfalls, Whirlpools, and other &c. memorable Exploits, amazing De-
ftupendous Phenomena of the Earth, liverances from Death and various other
refulting from Earthquakes and the ge- Dangers, ftrangeAccidents, extraordinary
neral Deluge; ftrange Cuftoms, peculiar | Memoirs, aftonishing Revolutions, &c.
Including, among the greatest Variety of other valuable Matter in this Line of
Literature (from an illuftrated 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 Wal. of human Life,
From EGBERT the Great to the Present Time.
Confifting of many very eccentric Characters famous for long Life, Couraze,
Cowardice, extraordinary Strength, Avarice, aftonishing Fortitude, as well as
genuine Narrations of Giants, Dwarfs, Mifers, Impoftors; fingular Vices and Vir-
tues; uncommon Eclipfes, Stormis, remarkable Providences, heroic Atchievements,
fupernatural Occurrences, ftrange Difcoveries 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 Hiftorians, Voyagers,
Travellers, Philofophers, Phyficians and other eminent and diftinguished Perfons
of every Age and Country, and from the most expensive Works and Manufcripts.
BY WILLIAM GRANGER, Esq.
EMBELLISHED WITH ELEGANT COPPER-PLATES.
"It would conduce much to the Magnanimity and Honour of MAN, if a Col-
"lection was made of the EXTRAORDINARIES of HUMAN NATURE,
"principally out of the Reports of liory; that is, what is the laft and bight
"Pitch, to which Man's Nature hath ever reached in all the Perfections and
"Defects of Mind and Body.”
9. Allen, Paternoster-Row, Printer.
Printed for R. S. KIRBY, No 15, Paternoster-Poz ;
And Sold by all other Booksellers in the United Kingdom.