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Mr Landseer is preparing for Publication, Sabæan Researches, with plates of sculptured signets.
The Piano Forte Companion, Vocal and Instrumental; being a Selection of the most admired British and Foreign Melodies, adapted to original Words by the most esteemed Poets, with suitable Accompani. ments; which Melodies are also arranged as Rondos, or as Airs, with Variations by the most eminent Composers of the present day. Also a series of the most popular French and English Quadrilles, Waltzes, and Country Dances, with their proper figures as performed at the nobility's public and private assemblies.
A volume of Poems by J. F. Rattenbury, containing Edgar and Ella, a Tale founded on fact, &c. &c.
A new volume of Sermons, selected from the Manuscripts of the late Dr James
Lindsay, is now preparing for the press by his son-in-law, the Rev. Dr Barclay, and will be published by subscription.
Shortly will be Published, a Picture of Ancient Times, and a Sketch of Modern History, in a most exact Chronological Order, forming a Pair of Maps for the Study of Universal History, by Miss Thomson, from Paris, teacher of the French Language, Drawing, and Painting in Water Colours, Geography, History, &c. 25, Nassau-street, Middlesex Hospital. The Price will not exceed 8s. the
On the 1st of next month will be Published, Saltus ad Parnassum, exhibiting a Synopsis of the whole Science of Music, in 14 progressive Dragrams, on one folio sheet. By T. Relfe, Musician in Ordinary to his Majesty.
Lectures on Architecture; comprising the History of the Art, from the earliest times to the present day; delivered at the Surrey and Russel Institutions, London, and the Philosophical Institution at Birmingham. By James Elmes, Architect; author of a Treatise on Dilapidations, Hints for the Improvement of Prisons, &c. 8vo. 12s.
Lives of Eminent Scotsmen-Poets. 18mo. Parts 1, 2, 3. 2s. 6d. each.
Memoirs of the Rev. J. Howell. By the Rev. Hugh Howell. 12mo. 3s. 6d. Lives of Learned and Eminent Men, with 6 portraits. 2s. 6d.
Elements of Botany, Physiological and Systematical. By T. B. Strond, landscape gardener, &c. 10s.
Select Translations from the Greek of Quintus Smyrnæus. By A. Dyce, A. B. of Exeter College, Oxford. 5s.
An Examination of the Primary Argument of the Iliad. By Granville Penn, Esq. 8vo. 12s.
The Double Wedding; a dramatic ballet, in two acts. By Thomas Wilson. Is. 6d.
The Miller's Maid. 2s. 6d.
The Literary and Scientific Class Book; consisting of 365 reading lessons; with a thousand questions for examination. By the Rev. John Platty. 12mo. 5s. 6d.
A New Greek and English Lexicon to the New Testament, on the plan of Dawson's Greek and Latin Lexicon. By the Rev. H. Laing, L.L.D. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
Letters on Ancient History. By Anne Wilson. Third edition. 5s. 6d
Ralph Richards the Miser. By Jefferys Taylor of Ongar. 18mo. 2s. 6d.
Polar Scenes; exhibited in the Voyages of Heemskirk and Berenty to the Northern
Regions; and in the adventures of Four Russian Sailors; interspersed with Moral and Religious Reflections for Youth; with 36 engravings. 5s.
Curiosities for the Ingenious; selected from the most authentic treasures of nature, science, and art, biography, history, and general literature; with 12 plates. 3s.
Selections from Lucian; with a Latin Translation, and English Notes. To which are subjoined, a Mythological Index, and a Lexicon; compiled for the use of schools. By John Walker. 12mo. 8s. 6d.
The Art of Invigorating and Prolonging Life. By the author of the Cook's Oracle. 12mo. Second edition. 7s.
The Quarterly Review. No. L. 6s. Classical Journal. No. XLVII. 6s. Journal of Science, Literature, and the Arts. No. XXIII. 7s. 6d.
Twelve Essays on the Proximate Causes of the Aggregate and Atomic Phenomena of the Universe; Physical, Mechanical, Chemical, and Organic. By Sir Richard Phillips. Illustrated with Engravings. 9s.
Letters on Natural and Experimental Philosophy; addressed to youth settling in the metropolis. By the Rev. G. Joyce. 12mo. Second edition. 9s.
De Willenberg; or, the Talisman; a Tale of Mystery. By J. M. H. Hales, Esq. 4 vols. 12mo. £1, 2s.
The Farmer's Three Daughters. 4 vols. 12mo. £1, 4s.
Cospatrick of Raymondsholm; a Westland Tale. By the author of Redmond the Rebel, &c. 2 vols. 12mo. 12s.
The Village Minstrel, and Other Poems. By John Clare, the Northamptonshire Peasant. Foolscap 8vo. 2 vols. 12s.
Poems. By Chancery Hare Townsend. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
Hansard's Parliamentary Debates. Vol. IV. New Series. Containing the Proceedings in both Houses, from the opening of the last Session till the 2d of April.
Practical Lectures on the Gospel of St John. Part I. By the Rev. J. R. Pitman, M. D. 8vo. 13s.
The Christian in Complete Armour. By William Gurnall, M. A. 4 vols. 8vo. £1, 16s.
The Christian Religion made Plain to the Meanest Capacity, in a Dissuasive from Methodism. 8vo. 6s.
A New Picture of Dublin; forming a Complete Guide to the Irish Metropolis. By J. J. M'Gregor. 18s.
A Historical Guide to Ancient and Modern Dublin. By the Rev. G. N. Wright. With 7 Views. Royal 18mo.
Whitaker's History of Yorkshire. Part V. Folio. £2, 2s.
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS. The World in Miniature; third Division, being Turkey. In 6 vols. 12mo. Illustrated by 73 coloured engravings. Comprising a Description of the Manners, Customs, Dresses, and Character of its Inhabitants. £2, 2s.
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Dr Chalmers' Christian and Civic Eco. nomy of Large Towns. No. IX. On the Relation which subsists between the Christian and the Civic Economy of Towns. Price 1s. Published quarterly. This Number commences the Second Volume. The First Volume may be had in boards, Price 8s. 6d., or any Numbers to complete the volume.
Dr Chalmers' Considerations on the System of Parochial Schools in Scotland, and on the Advantage of Establishing them in Large Towns. 8vo. 1s.
Dr Chalmers' Sermons preached in the Tron Church, Glasgow. New edition. 8vo. 10s. 6d. boards.
Edinburgh Christian Instructor. No. CXXXV., for October. 1s. 6d.
A Guide to Farm Book-keeping; found
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Edinburgh Philosophical Journal. Conducted by Dr Brewster, and Professor Jameson. No. X. 7s. 6d.
Illustrations of British Ornithology. Series First-Land Birds. By P. J. Selby, Esq. Part II. £1, 11s. 6d. plain, and £5, 5s. coloured.
The Croisade, or Palmer's Pilgrimage; a Metrical Romance. By Charles Kerr, Esq. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
Lectures on the Book of Ecclesiastes. By Ralph Wardlaw, D.D. 2 vols. 8vo. £1, 1s.
Glasgow Delineated; or, a Description of that City, its Institutions, Manufactures, and Commerce. Illustrated by a Map and 33 Plates. 12mo. 4s. 6d.
COMMERCIAL REPORT.-October 10, 1821.
Sugar. The market for Sugar continues greatly depressed throughout the kingdom. The price has sunk so low that the average is only 31s. and 2d. per cwt. as per last Gazette returns. The internal expences in the colonies for raising each cwt. is 20s. The expences for freight, insurance, commission, &c. is nearly nine more, so that only 2s. and 2d. remains to the planter. The produce of his Rum will not, at the present prices, defray the expences incurred in the plantation stores sent to Europe. The price of inferior sugar still declines. The finer only maintain previous prices. The refining trade is in a state of complete stagnation. Many refiners, seeing only continued losses before them, have slackened their works till they can see better prospects. This, we fear, is not at hand. The market of the world is glutted with sugars from the produce of foreign colonies; and which the continuation and extension of the slave-trade by foreign powers is daily rendering more heavy. Picked and effective slaves can be purchased in these colonies at from £30 to £40 sterling each-about one-third of the value of slaves in our colonies. These are employed in cultivating new lands, where the labour of one effective negro is equal to three times the number of slaves in our islands. The expence of maintaining that effective force is two-thirds less, the produce of their labour twothirds more, and the value of capital employed two-thirds less in foreign than in the British colonies. Against such fearful odds there is no contending with the smallest prospect of success.
Coffee. The Coffee market since our last has suffered a great decline. The low price of sugars rendered their sale not advisable where any thing else could be brought to market. On this account, Coffee to a great amount was thrown into the market, and the consequence was a depression in price of 9s. or 10s. per cwt. Since then the market has rallied a little, and considerable sales have been effected. The prospect, however, is by no means very flattering.
Cotton. The Cotton market remains in a state which renders few remarks necessary. A sale of East India is announced, and till it is over the market will perhaps remain stationary. The accounts from the United States advise us that the exports to France are about 200,000 bales, and their own internal consumption 75,000 bales, which is half the crop of the United States. These things shew the quarters where our manufacturers are meeting with the greatest and most serious opposition.
Corn. The Grain market has undergone great fluctuation since our last. The severe weather towards the close of last month occasioned great speculation in all kinds of grain, and the prices accordingly rose greatly. Wheat advanced about 20s. per quarter. A favourable change, however, taking place in the weather, the greater part of the harvest has been secured, in consequence of which prices have declined nearly as much as they formerly advanced. The weather during last week was very unfavourable for the labours of the harvest, and considerable damage must have been sustained on the outstanding crops. The last few days, however, have been better, and there is every appearance of the weather continuing settled. In this case, a few days more will complete
the harvest in Scotland. Any injury which the crop may have sustained cannot, we conceive, materially injure the general produce, or seriously affect the prices of the ne cessaries of life. There seems to be a general opinion that the ports will be opened for grain from Canada, which will be attended with very beneficial consequences to the North American colonies, where the agricultural interests are at present suffering the greatest distress.
In consequence of the vintage in France turning out much less than expected, Brandy has risen considerably in value, and is in demand. Rum has attracted the notice of speculators from its exceeding low value. Considerable sales have been effected, but without producing any material alteration in the market. The unfavourable accounts from the whale fisheries has occasioned a rise on the price of Oil; but as the general state of the fishery is not yet correctly ascertained, the market continues unsettled. Other articles of commerce require no particular remark. Our manufacturers continue in full employment, but we fear their profits are not great.
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Course of Exchange, Oct. 9.—Amsterdam, 12: 17. C. F.. Ditto at sight, 12: 14. Rotterdam, 12: 18. Antwerp, 12:10. Hamburgh, 38. Altona, 38: 2. Paris, 3 d. sight, 25: 75. Ditto 26: 5. Bourdeaux, 26:5. Frankfort on the Maine, 157. Petersburgh, perrble. 83: 3 Us. Vienna, 10:23 Eff. flo. Trieste, 10:25 Eff. flo. Madrid, 36. Cadiz, 36. Bilboa, 354. Barcelona, 354. Seville, 35. Gibraltar, 30. Leghorn, 463. Genoa, 433. Venice, 27: 60. Malta, 45. Naples, 391. Palermo, 118. Lisbon, 50. Oporto, 50. Rio Janeiro, 484. Bahia, 58. Dublin, & per
cent. Cork, 9 per cent.
Prices of Gold and Silver, per oz.-Foreign gold, in bars, £3: 17 : 101d. New Dollars, 4s. 9d. Silver in bars, stand. 4s. 10дd.