« PreviousContinue »
Mr. Proutt has commenced a new of Romance, with other Poems, in a work intitled Reliques of Antiquities, or small volume. "Reinains of Ancient Structures; with The Rev. J. Williams, curate of other vestiges of early times in Great Stroud, will shortly publish a small vo.' Britain, etched from drawings by him. lume of poems, illustrative of subjects sell, and accompanied by descriptive moral and divine, with an Ode on Vac. sketches; published monthly.
cination addressed to Dr. Jenner. The Rev. Henry Rowe, rector of The Rev. David Savile, of Edinburgh, Rangshall in Suffolk, has in the press, author of Dssertations on the ExisFables in Verse, with thirty engravings tence and Attributes of God, is printon wood, in an octavo volume.
ing a Series of Discourses on the pecuMiss Stockdale has in forwardness at liar Doctrines of Revelation, in an octavo press, the Mirror of the Mind -- Poems, volume. in two octayo volumes.
· Dr. Wm. Muller has in the press, the A work will shortly appear in a Elements of the Art of War; containing quarto volume, under the title of Ex the established and approved modern tracts from the Diary of a Lover of Lite principles of the theory and practice of rature.
the military sciences ; in three volumes, Mr. C. A. Elton has in the press, Tales with numerous maps and plans.
Art. XXVII. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED. ANTIQUITIES. '
BOTANY. Specimens of Ancient Sculpture ; E. An Introduction to the Study of Cryp. gyptian, Etruscan, Greek, and Roman, togamous Plants, in Letters. By Kurt Selected from different Collections in Sprengel, D. M. Professor of Botany at Great Britain by the Society of Dilet Halle, &c. Translated from the German.' tanti. Volume the First, printed in the Illustrated by Ten Quarto Plates. 8vo. most elegant Manner by Bensley, imp. 9s. bus. with the Plates coloured, 18s. folio, 181. 18s. bds.
bds. · The History and Antiquities of the Prodromus Floræ Novæ Hollandiæ et
County of Surry; compiled from the Insulæ Van Diemen, exhibens Characbest and most authentic Historians, ra- teres Plantarum quas Annis 1802-1805 luable Records and Manuscripts, in the per oras utriusque insulæ collegit et desPublic Offices and Libraries, and in pri- cripsit, Robertus Brown. Insertis passim vate Hands. By the late Rev. Owen aliis speciebus Auctori hucusque cognitis, Manning, S.T. B. Continued to the pre- seu evulgatis, seu ineditis, præsertim sent Time, by William Bray, Esquire. Banksianis, in primo itinere navarchi Volume the Second, illustrated by En- Cook detectis. Vol. 1.8vo. 18s, gravings, folio, 41. 4s. sewed. The Subscribers who have paid their
COMMERCE. first and second Subscriptions, are inti
The Merchant's Calculator ; or, New tled to receive this Second Volume, ei
Complete and Extended Ready Reckonther on large or small Paper, upon
er, adapted to the use of Merchants Payment of their third Subscription of
and Dealers in every Branch of Trades Two Guineas.
shewing at one view ; the amount or BIOGRAPHY.
value of any number or quantity of A Biographical Peerage of the Empire Goods or Merchandize from one to ten of Great Britain ; in which are me thousand, at all the various prices from moirs of the most celebrated persons of one farthing to thirty shillings in eight each Family. Volume 3, containing the hundred and forty different tables ; also Peerage of Scotland. With the arms at the foot of each table throughout neatly engraven on wood. 12mo. 8s.. the work, are shewn the fractional parts
Memoirs of the Life of Peter Huet, of a yard or pound; the whole conBishop of Avranches: written by him- taining upwards of seventy two thouself, and translated from the Original sand additional calculations entirely Latin, with copious notes Biographical new. By C. P, Walker, Author of the and Critical, by John Aikin, M. D, 2 per centage tables, shewing the exact Vols. 8vo. 11.
profit upon all descriptions of goods from 2 1-half to 30 per cent upon the Complete Exercise-book for the Use of first cost. 8vo. 11. 10s.
Teachers and Students ; being the First
Part of a General Course of MathemaEDUCATION.
t'cs. With Notes, containing the ReaThe Modern Preceptor ; or, a Gene, son of every Rule, demonstrated from ral Course of Polite Education; con- the most simple and evident Principles : taining Introductory Treatises on Lay- together with some of the most useful guage, Arithmetic, Book-keeping, Alge Properties of Numbers, and such other bra, Geometry, Geography, Astronomy, Particulars as are calculated to elueiChronology,Navigation, Drawing, Paint- date the more abstruse and interesting ing, &c. Agriculture, Geology, Moral Parts of the Science. By John BonnyPhilosophy. For the Use of Schools. castle, Professor of Mathematics at the By John Dougall. Illustrated by 27 Royal Mil tary Academy at Woolwich. Plates and Maps. ? Vols. Syo. Il. 4s. bds.
8vo. 8s, FINE ARTS.
MEDICINE AND CHIRURGERY. Views of Reading Abbey, including . Tabular views of the Anatomy of the the remainder of the churches depend
churches depend. Human Body. By Henry H. Aysleford, ing on and originally connected with it M. D. Member of the Royal College of in Berkshire and other countries, des
Surgeons in London; and assistant Surcriptive of the monumental antiquities geon in the Royal Artillery, 4to. 10s. still preserved in them, with observa
6d. tions on their original and present state
A Conspectus of the Pharmacopeias and other remarkable occurrences con
of the London, Edinburgh, and Dublin nected with the several Parishes. Vol.
Colleges of Physicians ; being a Prac2. royal 4to. 21. 2s.
tical Compendinin of Materia Medica The work may be had complete in 2
and Pharmacy.' By Anthony Todd Vol. Ilustrated by upwards of fifty
Thomson, Surgeon, Fellow of the Meviews, price 41. 45.
dical Society of London; the Royal Sketches from Nature, taken on the
con on the Physical and Speculative Societies of Lakes of Cumberland, Westmoreland, EQ
Edinburgh. 18mo. 5s. and Killarney; the wild Scenery of
Hints for the Treatment of the prioNorth Wales and Scotland ; and Com- cipa
cipal diseases of Infancy and Childhood, positions of Landscape, for the Advan
adapted to the use of Parents, By James tage of Students and Amateurs in Land
Hamilton, M. D. Professor of Midwifery scape Painting. Designed, etched, and in the University and Fellow of the published by Richard Sass, Number 1,
umber Royal College of Physicians of Edinto be completed in Six Numbers, each
Ach burgh, 8vo. 6s. Number containing Six Plates of Etch
Observations on the Diseases of the ings, in Imitation of Chalk, 12s.
Army in Camp and in Garrison. By A few Proofs on India Paper 11. 1s,
Sir John Pringle, Bt. M. D. F. R, S. &c. and in Colours 21. 2s,
Physician General to the Forces, one
large Volume 8vo. Price 12s. HISTORY.
· The History of the Inquisitions, inclu. History of Brazil. Part the first. By
ding the secret transactions of those
horrific Tribunals to the present time, Robert Southey. 4to. 21. 2s. Volume 1, Illustrated by Maps, Histo
one large volume 4to. with 12 fine plates
price 21. 12s. 6d. or Royal Paper and hot rical sketches of the South of India in an attempt to trace the History of My
pressed with proof Impressions, 41. 4s. soor, from the origin of the Hindoo Go.
MILITARY SCIENCE. vernment of that state, to the extinction of the Mohammedan Dynasty in
Practical Instructions to Young Offi1799; founded chiefly on Indian Au
cers, relative to the Interior Discipline thorities collected by the Author while
of a Regiment of Foot. By Major T. officiating for several years as political
Chamberlin, of the 24th or 2d Warresident at the court of Mysore. By
wickshire Regiment, crown 8vo. 5s. Lieut. Colonel Mark Wilks, 4to. 21. 2s.
The Public Charities of London, being An Introduction to Arithmetic ; or, à
Present State, classed alphabetically iin
PHILOLOGY. der the Denominations of Hospitals, Dis
Hindoostanee Philology; Volume 1. pensaries, Colleges, Almshouses, Schools,
comprising a Dictionary, English and aid Miscellaneous Charities. By Ant.
Hindoostanee, with a Grammatical In Highmore, Esq. Author of the Law of
troduction. To which is prefixed a copMortmain and Charitable Uses, &c. Svo.
per-plate, exhibiting a comprehensive 11. Is.
View of the Roman and Oriental ChaAn Authentic Narrative of four years
racters used in the Hindoostanee LiResidence at Tongataboo, one of the
guage. By John Borthwick Gilchrist, Friendly Islands, in the South Sea; by a
LL. D. late of the Bengal Medical Es. gentleman who went thither in the Duff,
tablishment and Hindoostanee Professor under Captain Wilson in 1796. With an
in the College of Fort William With Appendix by an eminent writer, 8vo. 8s. many additions and improvements froin i The Stranger in Reading. In a series of the Calcutta Edition. By Thomas Roe. Letters from a Traveller to his friend buck. Esa of the Madras Infantry. in London, embellished with a plan of printed on a new type, cast with disthe Town, and three portraits of well criminating marks for this work. 4t0, known eccentric Characters, 8vo. 75. 41. 14s. 61. .
Epistola Amicitiæ, or, the Friendly Elements of the Spanish Grammar : Call; containing brief, serious, moral, or, a clear, short, and easy Method, by and religious Hints, adapted to the pre- which the Study of the Spanish Lan. sent eventful Time, and State of the
guage is rendered perfectly fainiliar to. Public both in the civil and religious ho
the English Scholar. To which are ad-, rizon. By J. Rickman, M. D. 8vo. 4s.
ded, Dialogues, with a collection of ProOd.
verbs, now used in both Nations. By An Appendix to the Catalogue of the John Vigier, Teacher of the Spanish, Classical Library, published in March French, and Italian Languages. 12mo. 1809, by W. H. Lunn, 30), Soho-square; 4s. bound. Imporier of Books in the learned Languages, containing some choice Articles e
POETRY. recently purchased in France and Hol- The Borough ; 'a Puem, in twenty land, with a select Portion of the Libra- four Letters. By the Rev. G. Crabbe. ry of the late lamented Richard Porson, 8vo. 10s. 6d.. . M. A. Professor of the Greek Language The Patriot's Vision, a Poem. To in the University of Cambridge. 1s. which is added, a Monody on the Death NATURAL HISTORY,
of the Rt. Hon. Charles James Fox. 4to.
2s. 6d. The Wonders of Animated Nature ; Muse Cantabrigienses ; seu Carmina consisting of Descriptions at Length, and quædam numismate aureo Cantabrigiæ engraved Representations, on a larger ornata, et Procancellarii permissu edita. Scale than has before been published in 80. 10s. 6d. this Country, of the Principal Animals Select Beauties of Ancient English Poand Birds in the Royal Menageries of etry, with an Introduction and Remarks. London and Paris. Translated from the By the late Henry Headley, A. B. With French of La Cepede, with considerable a Memoir of Mr. Headley, by the Rev. Addit ons by the English Editor. Illus- Henry Kett, B. D. Fellor of Trinity Col. trated by fifteen whole-sheet engravings. lege, Oxford. 2 Vol4, crown 8vo. 14s. 12nro. 8s. half-bound.
- The Associate Minstrels, 8vo. 7s. Interesting Selections from Animated Nature, consisting of fifty additional il
POLITICS. „lustrations to Wood's Zoography. De Natural and Political Observations and signed and engraved by William Da Conclusions upon the State and Condition niell. A. R. A. 41. 4s.
of England 1696. By Gregory King,
Esq. Lancaster Herald. With a Life of NATURAL PHILOSOPHY.
the author by George Chalmers Esq.' An Essay on the History, Practice, F. R. S. A. and Theory of Electricity. By John A Chronological Account of the ComBywater. 8vo. 6s.
merce of England from the Restoration
to 1810, distinguishing the years of war. merous Engravings. 12mo. 3s. 68. By George Chalmers, Esq. F. R. S, S. A. bound. on a board to hang up, or in a case for A Sermon, on the Siu and Polly of the pocket, 3s. 6d.
· Cruelty to Brute Animals. , By Thomas
Moore. 12mo. 9d.
· The Consequences of unjust War ; A The Advantages of Knowledge to the Discourse delivered at Newbury, Febrite Lower Classes : A Sermon, preached at ary 28, 1810, being the Day appointed Harvey Lane, Leicester, for the Benefit by Proclamation for a General Fast. To of a Sunday School. By Robert Hall, which Authorities are appeuded, in ConA.M. Svo. Is,
firmation of the Facts asserted. * By J. Reasons for declining to becoine a Sub Bicheno, M. A. 2s. . scriber to the British and Foreign Bible Personal and National Humiliation : Society. By the Rev. Christopher A Sermon delivered on the 28th of Fe. Wordsworth, D. D. 8vo. 1s.
bruary, 1810. By P. Houghton, MinisA Letter to the Rev. Christopher ter of Princes street Chapel, WestminWordsworth, D. D. in reply to his stric- ster. 8vo. 18. tures on the British and Foreign Bible Society. By Lord Teignmouth, Presi
TOPOGRAPHY. dent of the British and Foreign Bible So A Supplement to the History and anciety. 8vo. Is.
tiquities of Reading. By the Rev. Charles Obedience the Path to religious know. Coates. Embellished with a view of Realedge: A Sermon preached before the ding. Royal 4lo, 12s. 6d. Universisy of Oxford, at St Mary's on Sunday January, 28, 1810. By Daniel
TRAVELS. Wilson, M. A. Vice Principal of St. Ed Travels through the United States of mund-Hall Oxford, and minister of St. North America, from Canada to Georgia, John's Chapel, Bedford-row, London. in 1807, 1808, and 1809; containing acSecond Edition. Is. 6d.
curate Accounts of the Present State of An Easy Grammar of Sacred History; that vast Continent, and interesting Abeing a Plain and Practical Introduce necdotes and other Particulars of the tion, for the Use of Schools and Young leading Public Characters in the United Persons, to a Knowledge of the Events States. By John Lambert, Esq. 3 Vols. and Doctrines of the Old and New Tes- Illustrated by numerous Engravings. tament. By Mary Ana Rundall, of 8vo, . 11s. 6d. Percy-house, Bath. Illustrated by nu
For, JUNE, 1810.
Art. T. Memoirs of the Life of Peter Daniel Huet, 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. · ISIO. HUET is the well-known name of an enormouis magazine 11, of learning, that existed in: France 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 such 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 whal 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 memoirs. It would have been very gratifying to be admitted completely into the sanctuary of bis library; to be told whether he made it a retreat inviolable during particular portions of time to all intrusion and interruption, whether he adopted any peculiar methods of study; whether it was necessary for him to read books'several times in order to have their contents at com. mand ;'whether he tried the various artificial aids to memory, and which of them he preferred, or whether he invented any new one; what sort of common-place books, or indexes, he found most, serviceable ; what were his principal difficulties in composition, and how they were overcome to be inforin. ed, in short, of whatever was auxiliary to extraordinary apti. tude and industry, in making and employing such prodigious acquisitions. The more fact, however, that these acquisitions were made and put to use, in an assigned order of time, VOL, YI.