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Mr. Proutt has commenced a new work intitled Reliqncs of Antiquities, or Remains of Ancient Structures; with other vestiges of early times in Great Britain, etched frwm drawings by himself, and accompanied by descriptive sketches; published monthly.
The Rev. Henry Rowe, rector of Rangshall in Suffolk, has in the press, Fables in Verse, with thirty engravings on wood, in an octavo volume.
Miss Stnckdale has in forwardness at press, the Mirror of the Mind — Poems, in two octavo volumes.
A work will shortly appear, in a quarto volume, under the title of Extracts from the Diary of a Lover of Literature.
Mr. C. A. Elton has in the press, Tales
Art. XXVII. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED.
Specimens of Ancient Sculpture; Egyptian, Etruscan, Greek, and Roman, Selected from different Collections in Great Britain by the Society of Dilettanti. Volume the First, printed in the most elegant Manner by Bensley, impfolio, 181. 18s. bds.
The History and Antiquities of the County of Surry; compiled from the best and most authentic Historians, valuable Records and Manuscripts, in the Public Offices and Libraries, and in private Hands. By the late Rev. Owen Manning, S.T. B. Continued to the present Time, by William Bray, Esquire. Volume the Second, illustrated by Engravings, folio, 41. 4s. sewed.
The Subscribers who have paid their first and second Subscriptions, are intitled to receive this Second Volume, either on large or small Paper, upon Payment of their third Subscription of Two Guineas.
A Biographical Peerage of the F.mpire of Great Britain: in which are memoirs of the most celebrated persons of each Family. Volume 3, containing the Peerage of Scotland. With the arms neatly engraven on wood. 12mo. 8s.
Memoirs of the Life of Peter Huet, Bishop of Avranches: written by himself, and translated from the Original Latin, with copious notes Biographical and Critical, by John Aikin, M. D. 2 Vols. 8?o. 11.
of Romance, with other Poems, in a small volume.
The Rev. J. Williams, curate of Stroud, will shortly publish a small vo-~ lume of poems, illustrative of subjects moral and divine, with an Ode on Vaccination addressed to Dr. Jenner.
The Rev. David Savile, of Edinbnrgh, author of Dissertations on the Existence and Attributes of God, is printing a Series of Discourses on the peculiar Doctrines of Revelation, in an octavo volume.
Dr. Wm. Muller has in the press, the Elements of the Art of War ; containing the established and approved modern principles of the theory and practice of the military sciences; in three volumes, with numerous maps and plans.
An Introduction to the Study of Cryptogamous Plants, in Letters. By Kurt Sprengel, D. M. Professor of Botany at Halle, &c. Translated from the German. Illustrated by Ten Quarto Plates. 8vo. 9s. bds. with the. Plates coloured, 18s. bds.
Prodromus Flora? Novaj Hollandiae et Insulae Van Diemeu, exhibens Charaeteres Plantarum quas Annis 1802—1805 per oras utriusque insulae collegit et descripsit, Robertus Brown. Iusertis passim aliis speciebus Auctori hucusquecognitis, seu evulgatis, sen ineditis, prsesertim Banksianis, in primo itinere navarchi Cook detectis. Vol. 1.8vo. 18s.
The Merchant's Calculator; or, New Complete and Extended Ready Reckoner, adapted to the use of Merchants and Dealers in every Branch of Trades shewing at one view ; the amount or value of any number or quantity of Goods or Merchandize from one to ten thousand, at all the various prices from one farthing to thirty shillings in eight hundred and forty different tables ;also at the foot of each table throughout the work, are shewn the fractional parts of a yard or pound; the whole containing upwards of seventy two thousand additional calculations entirely new. By C. P. Walker, Author of the per centage tables, shewing the exact profit upon all descriptions of foods from 2 1-half to 30 per cent upon the first cost. 8vo. 11. 10s.
The, Modern Preceptor; or, a General Course of Polite Education: containing Introductory Treatiies on Language, Arithmetic, Book-keeping, Algebra, Geometry, Geography, Astronomy, Chronology,Navigation, Drawing, Painting, Sec. Agriculture, Geology, Moral Philosophy. For the Use of Schools. By John Dougall. Illustrated by 27 Plates and Maps. 2 Vols. 8vo. 11. 4s. bds.
Views of Reading Abbey* including the remainder of the churches depending on and originally connected with it in Berkshire and other countries, descriptive of the monumental antiquities still preserved in them, with observations on their original and present state and other remarkable occurrences connected with the several Parishes. Vol. 2. royal 4to. 21.2s.
The work may be had complete in 2 Vol. Illustrated by upwards of fifty views, price 41. 4s.
Sketches from Nature, taken on the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Killarney; the wild Scenery of North Wales and Scotland; and Compositions of Landscape, for the Advantage of Students and Amateurs in Landscape Painting. Designed, etched, and published by Richard Sass. Number 1, to be completed in Six Numbers, each Number containing Six Plates of Etchings, in Imitation of Chalk, 12s.
A few Proofs on India Paper 11. Is, and in Colours 21. 2s.
History of Brazil. Part the first. By Robert Southey. 4to. 21. 2s.
Volume 1, Illustrated by Maps, Historical sketches of the South of India in an attempt to trace the History of Mysoor, from the origin of the Hindoo Government of that state, to the extinction of the Mohammedan Dynasty in 1799; founded chiefly on Indian Authorities collected by the Author while officiating for several years as political resident at the court of Mysore. By Lieut. Colonel Mark Wilks. 4to. 21. 2s.
An Introduction to Arithmetic; or, a
Complete Exercise-book for the Use of Teachers and Students; being the First Part of a General Course of Mathemat'es. With Notes, containing the Reason of every Rule, demonstrated from the most simple and evident Principles: together with some of the most useful Properties of Numbers, and such other Particulars as are calculated to elucidate the more abstruse and interesting Parts of the Science. By John Bonaycastle, Professor of Mathematics at the Royal Mil tary Academy at Woolwich. 8vo. 8s,
MEDICINE AND CHIRURCEBY.
. Tabular views of the Anatomy of the Human Body. By Henry H. Aysleford, M. D. Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in London; and assistant Surgeon in the Royal Artillery, 4to. 10s. 6d.
A Conspectus of the Pharmacopoeias of the London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Colleges of Physicians; being a Practical Compendium of Materia Medica and Pharmacy. By Anthony Todd Thomson, Surgeon, Fellow of the Medical Society of London; the Royal Physical and Speculative Societies of Edinburgh. 18mo. 5s.
Hints for the Treatment of the principal diseases of Infancy and Childhood, adapted to the use of Parents, By Jamas Hamilton, M. D. Professor of Midwifery in the University and Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 8ro. 6s.
Observations on the Diseases of the Army in Camp and in Garrison. By Sir John Pringle, Bt. M. D. F. R. S. &c. Physician General to the Forces, one large Volume 8vo. Price 12s.
The History of the Inquisitions, including the secret transactions of those horrific Tribunals to the present time, one large volume 4to. with 12 fine plates' price 21. 12s. 6d. or Royal Paper and hot pressed with proof Impressions, 41. 4s.
Practical Instructions to Young Officers, relative to the Interior Discipline of a Regiment of Foot. By Major T. Chamberlin, of the 24th or 2d Warwickshire Regiment, crown Svo. 5a,
The Public Charities of London, being an Account of their Origin, Design, sod Present Slate, classed alphabetically tinder the penominations of Hospitals, Dispensaries, College*, Almshouses,Schools, srnd'Miscellaneous Charities. By Ant. Highmore, Ebq. Author of the Law Of Mortmain and Charitable Uses, &c. Svo. 11. Is.
An Authentic Narrative of four years Residence at Tongataboo, one of the Friendly Islands,in the South Sea; by a gentleman who went thither in the Duff, tinder Captain Wilson in 1796. With an Appendix by an eminent writer, 8vo. 8s.
The Stranger in Reading. In a series of letters from a Traveller to his Friend in London, embellished with a plan of the Town, and three portraits of Well known eccentric Characters, Svo. 7s.
Epistola Amicitiae. or, the Friendly Call; containing brief, serious, moral, and religious Hints, adapted to the present eventful Time, and State of the Public both in the civil and religions horizon. By J. Iiickman, M. D. 8vo. 4s. Cd.
An Appendix to the Catalogue of the Classical Library, published in March 1809. by W. H. Lunn, 30, Sohdsquare; Importer of Books in the learned Languages, containing some choice Articles recently purchased in France and Holland, with a select Portion of the Library of the 'ate lamented Richard Pors^n, M. A. Professor of the Greek Language in the University of Cambridge. Is.
The Wonders of Animated Nature; consisting of Df'criptiens at Length, and engraved Representations, on .; 'arger Scale than has oefou- been published in this Country, of the Princ'pal Animals and Birds in the Roy.:l Menageries of London and Paris. Translated from the French of La Cepede, with considerable Additons by the English Editor. Illustrated by fifteen whole-sheet engravings. 12mo. 8s. half bound.
Interesting Selections from Animated Nature, consisting of fifty additional illustrations to Wood's Zoography. Designed and engraved by William Daniel!. A. R. A. 41. 4s.
An Essay on the History, Practice, ,«nd Theory of Electricity. By John Bywater. 8vo. 6s.
Hindoostanee Philology; Volume 1. comprising a Dictionary, English and Hindoostanee, with a Grammatical "In. traduction. To which is prefixed a copper-plate, exhibiting a comprehensive View of the Ronian and Oriental Characters used in the Hindoostanee Language. By John Borthwick Gilchrist, LL. D. late of the Bengal Medical Establishment and Hindoostanee Professor in the College of Fort William. With niany additions and improvements froiri the Calcutta Edition. By Thomas Roebuck, Esq. of the Madras Infantry, printed on a hew type, cast with discriminating marks for this work. 4to, 41. 14s. 6:1.
Elements of the Spanish Grammar; or, a clear, short, and easy Method, by which the Study of the Spanish Language is rendered perfectly familiar to the English Scholar. To which are a'dded, Dialogues, with a collection of Proverbs, now used in both Nations. By John Vig'ier, Teacher of the Spanish, French, and Italian Languages. 12mo. 4s. bound.
The Borough; a Poem, in twentyfour Letters. By the Rev. G. Crabbe. 8vo. 10s. 6d.'
The Patriot's Vision, a Poem. To which is added, a Monody on the Death of the Rt. Hon. Charles James Fox. 4to. 2s. 6d.
M US3S Cantabrigienscs; seu Carmina quaedan. numismate aureo Cantabrigias ornata, et Procancellarii permissu edita. 8ro. 10s. fid.
Select Beaut es of Ancient English Poetry, with an Introduction and Remarks. By the late Henry Headley, A. B. With a Memoir of Mr. Headley, by the Rev. Henry Kett, B. D. Fellow of Trinity College,Oxford. 2Vol«. crown 8vo. 14s.
The Associate Minstrels. 8vo. 7s.
Natural and Political Observations and Conclusions upon the State and Condition of England 1696. By Gregory King, Esq. Lancaster Herald. With a Life of the author by George Chalmers Esq.' F. R. S. A.
A Chronological Account of the Commerce of England from the Restoration to 1810, distinguishing the years of war. By George Chalmers, Esq. F. R. S. S. A. on a board to hangup, or in a case for the pocket, 3s. 6d.
The Advantages of Knowledge to the Lower Classes: A Sermon, preached at Harvey Lane, Leicester, for the Benefit of a Sunday School. By Robert Hall, A.M. Bvo. Is.
Reasons for declining to become a Subscriber to the British and Foreign Bible Society. By the Rev. Christopher Wordsworth, D. D. 8vo. Is.
A Letter to the Rev. Christopher Wordsworth, D. D. in reply to his strictures on the British aud Foreign Bible Society. By Lord Tcignmouth, President of the British and foreign Bible Society. Bvo. Is.
Obedience the Path to religious knowledge: A Sermon preached before the Universisy of Oxford, at St Mary's on Sunday January, 28, 1810. By Daniel Wilson, M- A. Vice Principal of St. Edmund-Hall Oxford, and minister of St. John's Chapel, Bedfordrrow, London. Second'Edition. Js. 6d.
An Easy Grammar of Sacred History; being a Plain and Practical Introduction, for the Use of Schools and Young Persons, to a Knowledge of the Events and Doctrines of the Old and New Testament. By Mary Ann Runtiall, of Percy-house, Bath. Illustrated by nu
merous Engravings. 12mo. 3s. 6d. bound.
A Sermon, on the Sin and Folly of Cruelty to Brute Animals.. By Thomas Moore. 12mo. 9d.
The Consequences of unjust War ; A Discourse delivered at Newbury, February 28, 1810, being the Day appointed by Proclamation for a General Fast. To which Authorities are appended, in Confirmation of the Facts asserted. By J. Bicheno, M. A. 2s.
Personal and National Humiliation: A Sermon delivered on the 28th of February, 1810. By P. Houghton, Minister of Princes'Street Chapel, Westminster. 8vo. Is.
A Supplement to the History and Antiquities of Reading. By the Rev. Charles Coate"s. Embellished with a view of Reading. Royal 4lo. 12s. 6d.
. Travels through the United States of North America, from Canada to Georgia,in 1807,1808, and 1809; containing accurate Accounts of the PresentState of that vast Continent, and interesting Anecdotes and other Particulars of the leading Pubjic Characters in the United States. By John Lambert, Esq. 3 Vols. Illustrated by numerous Engravings. 8vo, 11. lis. 6d.
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Art. T. Memoirs of the Life of Peter Daniel Hurt, Bishop, of Avranches; written by himself; and translated from the original Latin, with co« pious Notes, biographical and critical, by John Aikin, M. D. 8vo. 2 vols. pp. 880. price 11. Longman and Co. Cadell and Davies. ISip
TLJUET is the well-known, name of an enormous magazine -.of.,learning, that.existed in, Fiance during the greater part of the seventeenth, and the early part of the eighteenth centuries; a magazine to. which it should appear, from these memoirs, that the greatest scholars of Europe were proud to be able to make any addition; and to which none of them, great or small, thought it humiliating to have recourse for supplies. How it was''possible for sucli a mass of literature to be stored within the capacity of one human being, by what method of study and"distribution of time so much could be taken in, and by what contrivance for preventing or stopping the leaks of memory and the thefts of age it could be retained there, is. not satisfactorily explained in these n emoirs. It would have been very gratifying to be admitted completely into the sanctuary of his library; to be told whether be made it a i&treat inviolable during particular portions of time to all intrusion and interruption; whether he adopted any peculiar method's of study; whether it was necessary for him to read books several times in order to have their contents at command; whether he tried the various artificial aids to memory, krtd which of them he preferred, or whether he invented any new one; what sort of common-place books, or indexes, lie found most serviceable; what were his principal difficulties jn composition, and how they were overcome: to be informed, m short, of whatever was auxiliary to extraordinary aptitude and industry, jn making and employing such prodigious acquisitions. The mere fact, however, that these acquisitions were made and put to use, in an assigned oi?der of time, Vol. YI. Oo