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This work contains, amongst other topics, Mr. Park is preparing for the press the a minute and interesting account of the principal poem of Adam Davie, called the baronies, of Bargie and Forth, in the Life of Alexander. southern part of that county, occupied Mr. Burnet has a new work in considerby, the descendants of an Anglo-Saxon able forwardness, entitled, Specimens of colony, planted there by Earl Strongbow English Prbse Writ rs, froin the earliest in the reign of Henry II, exhibiting a state Times, to the close of the seventeenth of society in which, for decent and order- century; with Sketches, Biographical and ly manners, for industry and improved Literary, including an account of Books, cultivation, the inhabitants surpass other as well as of their Authors, with occasional districts of Ireland, and hardly yield in Criticisms, &c. comfort and happiness to many of the best Mr. C. Stower las in the press, and districts of Great Britain.
will speedily publish, a new edition of the The same author is about to publish an Printer's Grammar, which will contain account of his labours, in endeavour- the improvements of the last fifty years ing to establish the Nymph Bank Fishery, in the theory and practice of printing: also together with a plan for the establishinent many useful tables and scales of prices, neof Fishing Companies to trade to the ver before published. coast of Ireland, and other fishing grounds Some Posthumous Juvenile Works of on the southern and western coasts of Mrs. Chapone are announced, containing Great Britain, in which he is zealously her Letters to Mr. Richardson, in her supported by a great number of noblemen 18th year, on the subjects of Parental and gentlemen, at the head of whom are Authority and Filial Obedience, her Corthe Marquis of Lansdowne, Lord Rom- respondence with Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, ney, Lord Somerville, Sir William Paxton, and some fugitive pieces never before pubMr. Hoare, &c.
lished. Mr. Fraser is also preparing for the Mr. Joseph Nightingale is preparing press a new edition of his Inquiry re- for publication an Impartial View of the specting the Support of the Population of Origin, Progress, Doctrines, Discipline, the Highlands of Scotland, and the Per- and Singular Customs of the Wesleyan manent Employment of the People; in Methodists, in a series of letters, addresswhich he maintains that the Caledonian ed to a lady. This work is intended to canal will have a very limited effect on include several interesting particulars reeither; and proves, that very extensive lative to the divisions which have taken lines of inland navigations may be form- place among the Methodists, since the ed at a moderate expence, and, notwith- death of Mr. Wesley; and will be interstanding the mountainous nature of the spersed with a variety of curious aneccountry, may be carried on very long le- dotes. vels, from the sea coasts to the internal M. Lasterye's two works upon Spanisha highlands, for the diffusion of coals and Sheep, and upon their introduction into lime, by which the cultivation of those other countries, are translating by Mr, countries, can be extensively improved, Luccock, who will add notes, illustrating and abundant and profitable employment the breeds of foreign sheep, wool, and found for the surplus population driven woollen manufactures. out by the monopolizing system of sheep- Mr. Thomas Tomkins, of Foster-lane, farming Some extensive lines of this will bring forward this month his new inland navigation have been surveyed work, entitled, “Rays of Genius.” The this last summer under the direction of design of the publication is, not only to Mr. Rennie, at the suggestion of this excite in youth a desire for literary pur gentleman, and under the patronage of suits, but earnestly to recommend the the Earl of Breadalbane, and other noble- cultivation of those virtuous affections, and men and gentlemen of that country.
of that refined taste for the only true pleaWalter Scott, Esq. is preparing for pubé sures of life, which cannot fail to secure lication a new poetical work, to be entitled, to them the respect and esteem of every Six Epistles from Ettrick Forest.
friend to rising merit. The Poems of Richard Corbet, late A handsome edition of the works of the Bishop of Oxford and of Norwich, to Rev. John Newton, in five octavo rolumes, which are
now added, Oratio in Obitu is in the press. Henrici Principis, from Ashmole's Mu- Dr. Clarke, of Cambridge, has publishceum, biographical notes, and a life of ed proposals for printing by subscription a the Author, by Octavius Gilchrist, Esq. Collection of Twelve Glees, to be dedicated are nearly ready for publication.
to the Duke of Gloucester. For the aceommodation of those who are not accus- cial place and its manufactories, a des. tomed to read from the score, an accom- cription of the Roman wall, the coalpaniment for the piano-forte will be added mines, and the manner of working them ; to such of the compositions as require a to be illustrated by a plan of the town, soprano voice. The principal part of this the coal district round about, the chal pits, work has already been distinguished in railways, and Staills on the rivers Tyne public performances.
and Wear Sir William Ousely is preparing for the Captain Thomas Williamson, author of press, an English translation of the cele- the wild Sports of India, has a new work brated Persian work, entitled Nozahut al on Mathematics in considerable forwardColoub, quoted by D'Herbelot, de Sacy, ness, entitled, Mathematics Simplified, and other learned orientalists, under the and practically illustrated, by the adapname of the Persian Geographer. Sir W. tation of the principal problems to the ordihad translated, several years ago, different nary purposes of life, and, by a progresparts of this valuable work, but as none sive arrangement, applied to the most faof the manuscripts which he possessed, or miliar objects in the plainest terms. The had opportunity of inspecting, were per- mechanic, the artist, and others, may, by fect, some wanting the chapter on the this compendious code, be enabled to aug rivers of Persia, others the part which de. ment or reduce, to measure or compute, to scribes the mountains and mines, others the plan or execute, with precision, and with sections on the roads and the stages from The greatest appreciation, whatever operaone city to another, he was induced to de- tions, dependant on the mathematics, may fer the publication until an accurate and be required by their respective avocations. perfect manuscript should be found. Hav- In the course of this work, which will be ing been so fortunate as to obtain one, he found both interesting and intelligible to has completed his translation, supplied all ladies, an ample description of the several the defects, and corrected the errors which instruments and scales in modern use will abounded in the other copies. From the ac- be given, and a complete essay on the art curacy with which the Persian geographer of surveying lands, &c. by such simple describes the distance of places and roads, inventions as will preclude the necesity of rivers and mountains, as well as the ci costly and complex instruments. ties, towns, and villages, the errors of all The Rev. James Cordiner, A. M. Chap. the maps of Persia hitherto published lain to the Honourable Frederic North, may be corrected, and a multiplicity of during his late government of Ceylon, is names added. To the antiquary and his- about to publish a description of that island, torian this work will not be less interest. containing an account of the country, ining than to the geographer, as it describes habitants, and natural productions, with a the monuments of former ages found in tour round the island, a journey to Ramisvarious parts of Iran, or Persia, and con- seram, and a detailed narrative of the late tains many curious Anecdotes of the anci- warfare with the King of Candy : embelent sovereigns of that celebrated empire. lished with twenty-four engravings from This work will form a quarto volume, with original drawings, in two volumes quarto, a map.
This work is said to contain much new inforMr. Gell, whose Topography of Troy mation, and to give a view of every inteis well known to every antiquary and ad resting subject in the island of Ceylon : mirer of Homer, will shortly favor the the manner of ensnaring and taming the public with an Account of the interesting wild elephants, the mode of diving for the Island of Ithaca, its geography, antiqui- pearl oysters, the stripping of the cinnaties, natural productions, manners, and mon bark, and the process of collecting customs of its present inhabitants, &c. natural salt, are all minutely described, &c. &c. This work, which will form a from actual observation and authentic quarto volume, is to contain a variety of documents. The plates exhibit the cosmaps, plans, and other engravings, repre- tume of the country, the most striking senting the ancient citadel of Ithaca, the scenes along the coasts of the island, as city of Bathi, the ports of Polis, Frichias well as some peculiar features of the inMaurona, the rock called Homer's School, land districts, executed by eminent artists, with an accurate geographical ey, from drawings made on the spot. Descripand a general map of this celebrated tions of the forts and towns, the rural sceneisland.
ry, the dresses and manners of the natives, Messrs. Aikinhead and Son will short- and the state of the English society, enter ly publish a Picture of Newcastle upon into the plan. To which is added, a list of Tyne, containing a guide to that commer- the present civil and military establishment
in Ceylon. Ramisseram, a small island an inquiry is made into the origin of the dedicated to religion, onder the dominion of romances concerning him. the East India Company, will be here repre- Mr. John Pinkerton is preparing for sented in its real state, its splendid pagodas, the press a New Modern Atlas, to conand sumptuous buildings for the reception sist of at least as many maps as are conof travellers, are well calrulated to exc te tained in the new edition of Mr. Pinkeradmiration. The na rative of the cain- tou's Geography, but of the size called paign of the British for::es in the Candi Atlas, so as to correspond with the celean territories, the author informs us, was brated works of D'Anville. It is sapposed compiled at Columbo, from the inforination that the whole expence of this Atlas, exof the principal civil servants of government, ecuted in a more capital style than has and an extensive correspondence with re- ever been before attempted, may be aspectable officers in the field. This work bout twenty or twenty-five guineas; and will include a medical report concerning it is proposed that it shall be published in the health of the troops in the month of A- numbers, each containing three, or four pril, 1803, by the superintendant of hus- maps. pitals in Ceyion, whose observations throw A new edition of the Conversations on great light on the nature of the climate, and Chemistry, with considerable additions and the diseases to which it is subject. The alterations, is in the press, and may be exwork concludes with a description of the pected this month. ceremonies practised at the Candian court. Scientific Dialogues, volumes seven and
A gentleman conversanit with West Indi- eight, on Chemistry, have been delayed on an affairs, and who has already written on account of the author's illness, but they the subject, is preparing an interesting may be expected in a.week or two, with a sketch of the Black Empire of Hayti, (here- new edition of the first six volumes. tofore St. Dom ngo) from communications M. François Hue, one of the attendants with the heads of its present government, of the late King of France, who, after the with officers of that government, and intelli- 10th of August, was selected by his MaFent persons in the neighbouring Antilles, jesty to remain with the Royal Family, has (all whose names will in due time be an- a new work in the press, entitled, The last nounce) as well as from the latest accounts, Years of the Reign and Life of Louis, translated in France. It will also com- XVI. prize a succinct account of the early his- The Life and Writings of the Rev. H. tory, now first published from the best Tanner, of Exeter, edited by Dr. Hawker French authorities, and be illustrated with a are in the press. new map of that island. It is not to be ex- A new edition of Mr. Duppa's Life of pećted to exceed an ordinary octavo volume Michel Angelo, with several additional and will be put to press almost immediate- plates, is nearly ready for publication. ly. From the nature of its resources, which A new edition of the Complete Farinwith a variety of other matter, include the er, a work which has been greatly delaywhole of the information imparted to govern- ed by the unfortunate destruction of Mr. ment as the ground for licensing a trade Hamilton's printing-office by fire, is now with Hayti, this work cannot fail to afford nearly ready for publication. It is said every necessary information relative to to be much enlarged in it's plan, forming that new and extraordinary empire. To two large volumes in quarto, and compreit wiil also be added some hints as to a hending all the various discoveries and plan for supplying the colonies with la- improvements in modern husbandry and bourers.
rural cconomy, in the nature of tillage, A new edition of Mr. Turner's History cultivation, the modes of breeding, rearof the Anglo-Saxons will be soon pub- ing, and managing, with the systems of lished, in two ro'titnes, quarto. It contains feeding and fattening different kinds of many corrections and idditions.
live stock; and the methods of laying cowit of the first peopling of Britain, and out, forming, and constructing roads and its History, to the time of the Saxon inva- embankments, as well as a full and correct sion, is ontained in a previous introduc- explanation and glossary of the numerous tion. This will make it a compl te His- terms of the art whether of a general or lotory of England to the period of the cal nature, constituting, of course, a book of Norman" conquest.
The article of the copious instruction and useful reference on Saxon poetry is much enlarged, and the the important science of agriculture; the history or the ballad aid of narrative poe- diseases of cattle and other animals, that try, during that period, is inserted. The interest the farmer, have also been carefabulous History of Arthur is omitted, but fully arranged and digested under their
proper heads, and the most appropriate manner which has not hitherto been folremedies, or means of cure, introduced. lowed. A concise view is given of every The whole illustrated by nearly one hun- chapter. These three nuinbers contain dred engravings, representing the most Genesis and Exodus. useful and improved implements, and other We feel much satisfaction in announcing machinery employed in the business of farm- to the public the important undertaking o. ing; the most esteemed natural and arti- a monthly publication, which commenced ficial grasses, and the various improved in January under the name of "the Fathers breeds of domestic animals.
of the English Church,” containing a selecDr. Young's Lectures on Natural Philoso- tion from the writings of the Reformers and phy, in two quarto volumes, which have early Divines of the English Protestant been delayed on account of the numerous church. The series has already given seengravings, will be ready for publication by veral highly interesting tracts and extracts the end of this month.
from the venerable Tindal. This work proMr. I. P. Malcolm, in consequence of mises to render considerable service to the some remarks in the review of his work in
cause of evangelical religion among all titled, “First Impressions,” (E. R. Vol. denominations of Protestants in this counIII. p. 259) has adopted a more characs try, who venerate the principles of the teristic title, “Excursions in Kent, Glou- Reformation ; and we have the fullest ascestershire, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire, surance, that the object of this selection is and Somersetshire, made in the years, to exbibit the sentiments of the English 1302, 1803, and 1805, illustrated by descrip- Reformers on all doctrinal, experimental, tive sketches of the inost interesting places and practical parts of Divinity, without enand buildings, in those counties, and deli. tering into those which have divided Engneations of character in different ranks of lish Protestants on the subject of Discilife, &c.''
pline. We understand that the Dissertation on The simplicity and evangelical tendency - Hebrew Roots, left in Ms. by the late of those writings, which are contained in the
Mr. Pirie of Newburgh is now printed off, selections from Tindal, equally adapt them under the particular care of a very eminent for the pious reader of every class who knows Literary Character iu Edinburgh; this work the value of genuine truth. We cannot will be published in London early this but entertain sanguine hopes that the cirmonth.
culation of these now scarce but highly esA second edition of the Memorabilia of timable originals of primitive protestantism, Perth is already far advanced at press : will be attended with eminent advantages we understand that several very curious pa- to the cause of true religion, both in and pers are inserted in this Edition from the out of the establishment. We have reason Collection of the Antiquarian Society, with to believe that the work is conducted by additional Engravings. The publisher has persons of great respectability, well qualifisignified his intention of selling this appen- ed for their undertaking. dix separate, to accommodate the purcha- Mr. Custance of Kidderminster, is preparsers of the first edition.
ing for the Press, a concise view of the A second edition of Pirie's Lectures on Constitution and Laws of England, to be the Millennium, Conversion, and Restora- dedicated by permission to W. Wilberforce, tion of the Jews, &c. is about to be pub- Esg. M. P. and which he intends to publish lished.
by subscription. The Rev. Joseph Robertson of Edinburgh, has announced the Publication of a new Gazetteer; and a very beautiful publica- The Hereditary Prince has remitted to tion is announced from Perih to appear ear- the Academie Library at Kiel, the sum of ly in May, it consists of twenty-four Pic- 6000 Danish Crowns, for the purpose of turesque Scenes in the Highlands of Scotland, purchasing the Library and collection of engraven in aqua-tinta, and printed in co- geographical maps and charts of M. Henslours, with interesting letter press descrip- ler. tions, by Mr. R. Editor of the New Gazet
Rainsford's history of Hayti has been In the course of this month, the three translated into German and published at first numbers of an original work on Bibli- Hamburgh. cal Criticism will be published, entitled, M. Ch. G. Rost has written in Latin and “An Introductory Key to the Holy Scrip- published at Cahla a history of the war tures” It is intended to point out the spiri- of the French againt the Austrians and their tual meaning of the Old Testament, in a allies from the year 1792 to 1601, intended
for the use of students of the Latin language. (Breviarium historie belli Gallorum adversus M. Koewesi has published at Clausinburg, Austriacos eorumque socios inde ab anno 1792 a work entitled Orthographia Latino-Valachica, usque ad annum 1801 gesti. Juvenibus literarum in which he endeavours to prove that the studio emulantibus scripsit Ch. G. Rost. 810. pronunciation of the Wallachian language pp. 160.)
very closely resembles that of the Italian.. HOLLAND,
M. Thaddeus Patenyi has published at M. J. F. Van Beck Calkoen has publish- Szegedin a Latin poem on the coronation of ed at Amsterdam, illustrated by three plates, the Emperor Napoleon. an Essay on the Theory of the construction M. E. Kulcsar has obtained permission and Motion of ships, (Wiskundige Sheeps- to publish at Perth a Hungarian Literary GaBouw en Bestuur, &c. 4to.)
zette, solely intended for Hungary.
ART. XXXI. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED.
The First French Grammar, consisting A short Account of the Cause of the of the Accidence of that Language, briefly Diseases in Corn, called by Farmers, the expressed and perspicuously displayed : blight, the mildew, and the rust; by the Containing every thing essential, and noRight Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. With thing superfluous ; by M. l'Abbé Bossut, Marginal Annotations, by an Agriculturist, 1s. 6d. bound in cloth. F. R. S. royal 8vo. With two coloured A Key to French Conversation and plates.
French Idioin; Consisting of easy and
familiar Phrases and Dialogues, English General Biography. By J. Aikin, M. D. and French, adapted to the memory of Thomas Morgan, and W. Johnston, vol. 6th Children at an early age; by M. l'Abbé 4to. 11. 11s. 6d.
Bossut, 1s. sewed. Memoirs du Compte Joseph de Puisaye, The French Syntax; with Illustrations vol. 6th, 8s.
and numerous Exercises annexed to every The Second Volume of the Life of Dr. Rule, &c. by M. l'Abbé Bossut, 2s. 6d. Priestley, containing a Review of his Theo- bound in cloth. logical Works, and Observations on his Dictionnaire Universal des Synonymes Character and Conduct as a Christian Mic de la Langue Française recueillis; par M. nister. To which are added, Four Sermons l’Abbé de Levisac, 6s. left for Publication 7s. 6d.
A Counected Series of Notes on the chief The Works of Sallust, Translated into Revolutions of the principal States which English, by the late A. Murphy, Esq. 8vo. composed the Empire of Charlemagne, 9s. large paper 12s.
from his Coronation in 814, to its Dissolution
in 1806. On the Genealogies of the ImpeA New Writing Book; or, Patent Cop- rial House of Habsburgh and of the six per-plate Copy-Book ; by which Children, Secular Electors of Germany, and on Roor other Persons, may learn to write a good man, German, French, and English Nobihand in less than half the time it usually líty; by Charles Butler, Esq. royal 8vo. occupies. By W. Sheppard, 4 parts, 9d. Historical Dialogues for Young Persons each.
of both Sexes. By Mary Hays, vol. 2. 4s. Synonymes de la Langue Française, par Lavoisne's New Genealogical, Historical, M. De Levisac, 12mo. 6s.
and Chronological Atlas ; being a complete An Analysis of the Experiment in Edu- Guide to History, both Ancient and Mocation made at Madras; comprising a dern: exhibiting an accurate Account of System, alike fitted to reduce the expences the Origin, Descent, and Marriages of all of education, abridge the labour of the the Royal Families, from the beginning of Master, and expedite the progress of the the World to the present Time ; with a Scholar; and, by Schools of Industry, to short Historical Account of the remarkable economise the maintenance of the Children Events that happened during the Reigns of of the Poor : By the Rev. Dr. A. Bell, each Emperor, King, Queen, Prince, &c. Rector of Swanage.
in the above Period. Thirty-six large Fabulous Histories, designed for the In- sheet Maps, coloured. 41. 4s, half-bound. struction of Children, respecting their treatment of animals; by Mrs. Trimmer, A Dictionary of the Law of Scotland, 2 vols. with plates 6s.
intended for the use of the public at large,