Misson, François Maximilien; Goodwin, Timothy [Oth.]; Wotton, Matthew [Oth.]; Manship, Samuel [Oth.]; Tooke, Benjamin [Oth.]
A New Voyage to Italy: With Curious Observations On several other Countries, as Germany, Switzerland, Savoy, Geneva, Flanders, and Holland. Together, With Useful Instructions for those who shall Travel thither. Done out of French. In Two Volumes (Vol. I.) — London: Printed for T. Goodwin, at the Queen's-Head; M. Wotton, at the Three-Daggers in Fleet-street; S. Manship, at the Ship in Cornbil; and B. Took at the Middle-Temple-Gate in Fleet-street, 1699

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The Preface.
on which he writes, he is oblig’d to acquaint
his Reader with all its Circumjlances, and
to omit nothing that relates to it. But there
is a very wide difference between an exabl
Defcription of a Country, and the Remarks
which a Traveller may think fit >to commu-
nicate in a Letter.
So that if it be Objected, that 1 have sor-
got to mention feVeral things that deferv’d to
be taken notice of, I [hall content my felf
with making this short ^eply, that, He who
Tromifes nothing, cannot be jufily accus’d
os Forgetting any thing. Thefe are fami-'
liar Letters, in which I do not in the leafi
oblige my self to infert all that might be
faid os the Places mention’d in ’em: Only
I relate what I have feen or heard from
(perfons of unquefiiorid Credit; and, in short,
what I thought fit to mention.
If it be further pretended, that I treat
os [ome things which were generally known
before', I answer, That if all those who
repeat the Obs er Vat ions of others musi bi
condemn'd without Mercy, by the fame Sen
tence mofi Books that are extant, mufi bl
doom’d to the Fire : For' the new Tiscovc
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