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NO. 22 WALL-STREET,
Are preparing for the press, a very handsome edition, in twelve volumes 18mo. of ELEGANT EXTRACTS in Prose and Verse, to be embellished with 24 elegant engravings. They propose to publish one volume of this valuable work on the first day of every month, and thereby complete the whole within one year. The plates for this edition are all completed. They are executed by the first artists in London, from designs by Westall, Southard, Cook, Brooke, and Corbauld. The London edition sells at 24 dollars in boards; it is intended that the edition now proposed, shall be executed in a style in all respects equal to the English copy, and at a price not exceeding One Dollar per volume.
M. Carey & Son, of Philadelphia, and Kirk & MERCEIN, New-York, propose publishing by Subscription, a Work, entitled VEGETABLE MATERIA MEDICA of the United States; or Medical Botany : containing a Botanical, General, and Medical History of Medicinal Plants, indigenous to the United States; illustrated by coloured Engravings, made after original Drawings from Nature, done by the Author. By William P.C. Barton, M. Đ.
The object of this work is to present the public with faithful representations of the many important medicinal plants of our country, most of which are as yet known only by name, to our physicians. The engravings will be executed in the best style after the author's drawings, in which the greatest accuracy will be studied. The plates will be coloured by his own hand; and are promised to be true imitations of nature.
The letter-press will contain a systematic or botanical description of the plant, a general description, and a history of such medical properties as are worth describing. The economical uses of the plants will also be particularly mentioned.
Kirk & MERCein, have now in press, and will shortly publish, THE POWER OF FAITH, exemplified in the Life and Writings of the late Mi's. Isabella Graham, of New-York. Secondo edition. With a portrait.
ALSO, A Second Edition of the Discourses of Dr. CHALMERS. To this edition will be added four additional Discourses, de livered on various occasions; never before published in this country.
Read before the Literary and Philosophical Society of New York: Comprising some Account of the Invention, Progress, and Establishment of Steam-Boats ; of Improvements in the Construction and Navigation of Canals,
and other objects of public utility.
WITH AN APPENDIX.
ALSO, JUST RECEIVED,
WESTERN COUNTRY, Comprising a full Account of all the Transactions in that Quarter, from the commencement of Hostilities at Tippacanæ, to the Termination of
the Contest at New Orleans, on the return of Peace.