The following descriptions are lifted directly from [Polsue 1868]. The volumes also contain significant extracts from [Tonkin 1739] and [Hals 1750]. They must all be read in the context of their respective dates (c1730 in the case of Hals, and with a degree of scepticism). The following extracts have been transcribed and are online.

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