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White, John, ?-1671 Library of Congress/NACO RERO - Library Network of Western Switzerland

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White, John, d. 1671 National Library of the Netherlands

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VIAF ID: 6357266 (Personal)

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Art's treasury of rarities and curious inventions... National Library of the Netherlands Library of Congress/NACO RERO - Library Network of Western Switzerland
Hocus pocus : or, a rich cabinet of legerdemain curiosities, natural and artificial conclusions. Shewing 1. How to cleave money. 2. To make Sport with Cats, Ducks, or Poultry. 3. To hang two Knives on the brim of a Glass. 4. To wash your Hands in melted Lead without damage. 5. To make a Sixpence seem to fall thro' a Table. 6. Teach Children to Read by Dice. 7. Divers wonderful Things done by the Loadstone. 8. To catch Kites, Crows, Magpies, &c. alive. 9. To catch a Pick-Pocket. 10. To name a Pack of Cards, and not feel 'em. 11. To write Love-Letters secretly. 12. Experiments in Drawing, Painting, Geometry, Astronomy, &c. 13. To make variety of Fireworks. 14. To keep Fowl, Venison, or any Flesh sweet a month. 15. To make a Drink you cannot relish other Liquors. 16. To sox Fish and Fowl. 17. To make one Candle outlast three. 18. To preserve Fruit all the Year. 19. To make excellent plaistering for Ceilings or Walls. With many other Natural and Artificial Conclusions, affording great variety of innocent Sport and Pastime. Adorn'd with above 40 curious cuts Library of Congress/NACO RERO - Library Network of Western Switzerland
A rich cabinet with variety of inventions ... 1668: Library of Congress/NACO

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