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The Conveyancer's Guide; a Burlesque Poem. The second edition, considerably enlarged, with numerous Notes.
A Greek and English Prosodial Lexicon, with Synonymes and Examples, marked and scanned in the manner of the Latin Gradus. By Thomas Webb, author of Greek Prosody and Metre.
A Chronological Outline of the History of Bristol. By Mr Evans, printer, of that city.
In the press, the Eighth and concluding Volume of Howe's Works.
Dr Reade is preparing for publication a Treatise on Vision, founded on new and interesting experiments.
The Rev. Dr Evans, of Islington, has
in the press a small volume, entitled Re. creation for the Young and Old; an Excursion to Brighton; a Visit to Tunbridge Wells; and a Trip to Southend, with an Alphabetical List of all the. Watering Places in the Kingdom.
A new edition of Neale's History of the Puritans, by Toulmin ; 5 vols. 8vo. Care. fully Revised by W. Jones, author of the History of the Christian Church.
A Short Treatise on the Summation of Series by Increments. By the Rev. E. C. Tyson of Cambridge.
Happiness, a Tale for the Grave and the Gay, in 2 vols. small 8vo. Price 12s. boards.
Mary Nelson, a Narrative, in 1 vol.
Dramas of the Ancient World, by D. ticus Secundus. In one neat pocket volume, Lindsay, will appear in a few days.
Mr Stark is, we understand, preparing for press, a Biographia Scotica upon an extensive scale. It is meant to be printed in octavo, and published in volumes.
Sir Andrew Wylie, of that Ilk, by the author of Annals of the Parish, &c. 3 vols. 12mo. will be published before Christmas. In the press, and will be published about the end of November, a Treatise on the Covenant of Works, by John Colquhoun, D. D. minister of the Gospel, Leith.
A continuation of Sacred Harmony, for the use of St George's church, Edinburgh, is preparing for publication. In this continuation various alterations and improvements will be introduced. Besides the four vocal parts, accompaniments for the organ or piano-forte will be given on separate staves. Every tune will have appropriate words connected with it, taken chiefly from the Psalms, Paraphrases, and Hymns that are used in the church of Scotland; and while the first stanza will be engraven along with the music in the usual way, the whole passage will be presented to the eye of the reader on the opposite page in letter-press. The work will consist of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Sanctuses, Doxologies, Dismissions, and Thanksgivings; and great care will be taken to exclude every thing that is not recommended by real excellence. It is to be published in Numbers, for the convenience of subscribers. Each Number, price Three Shillings, will contain sixteen pages of music, and a proportionate quantity of letter-press. The first Number we appear in March next; and will be enriched with the productions of C. Bach, Beethoven, G. F. Graham, C. H. Graun, Handel, Haydn, Jomelli, Mozart, Rossini, R. A. Smith, &c.
Letters of Junius; with Preliminary Dissertations, and Copious Notes. By At
with Seven Portraits and Vignette Title.
In the press, and speedily will be published, the Sixth Number of Dr Watts' Bibliotheca Britannica; price L.1, 1s. in bds.
Johnson's Dictionary in Miniature; improved and enlarged by George Fulton, author of a Pronouncing Dictionary, Speling-Book, &c.: To which are subjoined, Vocabularies of Classical and Scriptural Proper Names; a concise Account of the Heathen Deities; a Collection of Quotations and Phrases from the Latin, French, Italian, and Spanish Languages; a Chronological Table of Remarkable Events from the creation of the world till the present time; and a brief List of Men of Ge nius and Learning, in one vol. 18mo.
The Philosophical History of the Origin and Progress of the European Languages. By the late Dr Alexander Murray, with a Memoir of his Life, written by himself, is printing in two octavo volumes.
Colonel David Stewart has in the press Historical Sketches of the Highlands of Scotland, with Military Annals of the High. land regiments, in two octavo volumes.
The Works of John Playfair, F.R.S.L. and E., late Professor of Natural Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh; with an Account of the Author's Life. 4 vols. 8vo.
The Works of John Home, Esq., Atthor of Douglas, a Tragedy, &c. To which is prefixed, an Account of his Life and Writings. By Henry Mackenzie, Esq. F.R.S.E. 3 vols. 8vo.
Illustrations of the Geology, Antiquities, and Scenery, of the Shetland Islands. By S. Hibbert, M.D.F.R.S.E. In quarto, with a large Geological Map and other Engravings.
The Fairy Minstrel, and other Poems; by William Miller, Dumfries; in one vol. post 8vo. price 5s. to Subscribers.
1 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 S. E. Thomson. 8s. the pair.
A Concise History of the Kingdom of Hanover, from the Earliest Periods to 1813. By W. H. Reid, Esq. 4to. £3, 3s.
An Inquiry Concerning the Primitive Inhabitants of Ireland; Illustrated by Ptolemy's Map of Erin, Corrected by the aid of Bardic History. By Thomas Wood, M. D. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws .and Constitution of England; abridged for the Use of Students, and adapted to Modern Statutes and Decisions. By John Gifford, Esq. To which are now added,
the Laws and Constitution of the Athenians and Romans. 8vo. 15s.
A Practical Treatise on Gutta Serena ; illustrated by Cases. By John Stevenson, Esq. 8vo. 7s. 6d.
Jackson on Fever in Spain. 8vo. 8s. Johnson on Tropical Climates. 8vo. 16s. Wilson on the Urinary Organs. 8vo.
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The History of George Desmond, founded on Facts that occurred in the East Indies; and published as a useful caution to young men going out to that country. Post 8vo. 7s.
Third Report of the Committee of the Society for the Improvement of Prison Discipline, and for the Reformation of Juvenile Offenders. 3s.
Pararmythia, or Mental Recreation; being Historical, Descriptive, and Humorous Anecdotes, collected during a long residence at the Court of Russia. 6s.
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A General History of Birds. By John Latham, M.D. F.R.S. 4to. £2, 12s. 6d.
Illustrations of the Linæan Genera of Insects. By W. Wood, F.R.S. &c. With 86 coloured Plates. 2 vols. royal 18mo. £1, 10s.
The Natural History of British Quadrupeds; accompanied by Scientific and General Descriptions. By E. Donovan, F.L.S. &c. With Coloured Plates. 3 vols. royal 8vo. £5, 8s.
Minstrel Love; from the German of the Author of Undine. By George Soane, A. B. 2 vols. 12mo.
Ancient Spanish Romances, relative to the Twelve Peers of France, mentioned in Don Quixote, By Thomas Rodd, 8vo. 2 vols. £1.
The Recluse; a Translation of Le Solitaire. By M. le Vicombe D'Arlincourt. 2 vols. 12s.
Conversation; or, Shades of Difference, a Novel. By Mrs Heron. 3 vols. 12mo. 16s. 6d.
The Hall of Hellingsley; a Tale. By Sir S. E. Brydges, Bart. 3 vols. 12mo. 18s.
The Festival of Mora; a Historical Romance. By L. S. Stanhope. vols. 12mo. £1, 4s.
The Fate of Adelaide; a Swiss Romantic Tale, and other Poems. By L. E. Lauder. 12mo. 7s. 6d.
Essay on the Present False and Unjust Standard of Value, with an Appendix. By the Rev. R. Cruttwell, LL. D.
An Exposition of the Relations of the British Government with the Sultaun and State of Palembang, and the Designs of the Netherland Government upon that Country; with Descriptive Accounts of Palembang, and of the Island of Banca. By Major W. H. Court. 8vo. 8s. 6d. Analysis of the Talents and Character of Napoleon Bonaparte. 8vo. 8s. American Slave Trade. By Jessey Toney, jun.; with Plates. 12mo. 2s:
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A Charge delivered to the Clergy of the Archdeaconry of London, May 1821; with Dissertations and Collections Illustrating the same Subject. By J. H. Pott, A. M. 8vo. 9s.
An Examination of the Charges made against Unitarians and Unitarianism, and the Improved Version. By Lant Carpenter, L.L. D. 8vo. 14s.
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A Voyage of Discovery into the South Sea and Bhering's Straits, for the purpose of finding out a N. E. Passage, undertaken in the years 1815-16-17 and 18, at the expence of his Highness the Chancellor of the Empire, Count Romanzoff, in the ship Rurie, under the command of Lieutenant Otto Von Kotzbue, of the Russian Imperial Navy. 3 vols. 8vo. £2, 5s.
A Voyage to Africa, including a particular Narrative of an Embassy to one of the Interior Kingdoms in 1820. By William Hutton, late Acting Consul for Ashantee. 8vo. 18s.
Travels in Palestine, through the Countries of Bashan and Gilead, East of the River of Jordan; including a Visit to the Cities of Geraza and Gamala, in the Decapolis. By J. S. Buckingham, Esq.; with Maps and Plates. 4to. £3, 13s. 6d.
Notes relating to the Manners and Customs of the Crim Tartars; written during a four years' residence among that People. By Mary Holderness. 12mo. 5s. 6d.
Journal of Modern Voyages and Travels. Vol. VI. Part II. containing Kotzebue's Voyage round the World. Part II. with numerous Charts and Engravings. 3s. 6d.
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The Young South Country Weaver; or
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Letters on the Principles of the Christian Faith. By Hannah Sinclair, daughter of Sir John Sinclair. Fourteenth Eution. With her Life, by the Rev. L. Richmond. 12mo. 2s. 6d.
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COMMERCIAL REPORT.-November 12, 1821.
Sugar. The Sugar market continues unsteady and depressed, particularly for the coarse descriptions. The stock in London is 2100 casks less than at the same period last year, and the average price about 6s. 6d. lower. The price of very fine sugar, compared to the inferior descriptions, is good; but the present state of the sugar market, taking it altogether, affords a very gloomy prospect for the planter. The accounts from all the different Islands, and in a more particular manner from Jamaica, are, as far as regards the ensuing crop, very unfavourable. Excessive dry weather, till a very late period in the season, has scorched the canes to a degree that they cannot recover; and in the Islands which had suffered less severely from that cause, severe gales of wind in the beginning of September have done great injury to many plantations. Provisions, also, are become very scarce in many places, and thus an additional expence, at a period when he can so ill afford it, is heaped upon the planter. The cultivation of the foreign colonies, from the increase of the slave trade, proceeds with great activity, and the French Government are now seriously turning their attention to a plan long since recommended to their attention, namely, to cultivate sugar and other colonial produce by colonies established in Africa.
Cotton. In the London market the inquiry for the home market has been limited, but has increased for exportation. In Liverpool, the market has of late been dull, and prices declined about per lb. The sales are, however, considerable, and in general well attended.
Coffee. The market for Coffee, after a considerable decline, has become more steady, and a small advance has been maintained in the late sales. Havannah coffee is in request St Domingo less so. The public sales in general go off briskly. In Liverpool, however, the coffee market is less brisk than in London.
Corn. The price of grain has declined to nearly the level at which it stood before the late speculations and unnecessary alarm raised the market. Vast quantities of grain were bought up in Russia, Poland, and the Austrian States, upon the first alarm of a bad harvest in Great Britain, and on these purchases there must be a very great loss. The harvest is now completely concluded, and although the crops in some places are short, and in others have suffered a little from the weather, still upon the whole the crop may be stated as a fair average.
Rum. The market for Rum is in a ruinous and depressed state. The stock in London is upwards of 35,000 casks, 15,000 more than at the same period last year. Sales can scarcely be effected at any price. Brandy has advanced considerably, and the market is more steady. Geneva is very flat. Indeed the immense quantity of this latter article smuggled into Great Britain has rendered the sales of the legally imported article altogether impracticable. Logwood remains steady. Pot-Ashes are in fair demand. The sales of Tobacco are limited. In Oils very little business is doing. Good Hides continue in demand. Palm Oil has declined in price. Dyewoods are steady. Carolina Rice is in limited demand. Other articles of commerce do not require to be particularly noticed from our quotations,
The advices from foreign markets are by no means cheering. The Mediterranean continues to be agitated by civil war and rebellion. Spain and Portugal, from prohibitory decrees, and a pestilential fever in the former, renders all commercial transactions doubtful, insecure, and unprofitable. Spanish South America is agitated throughout with political convulsions and changes; and in the Brazils the seeds of revolution are so thickly sown, as to leave scarcely any room to doubt that these will produce the most fatal consequences, and a state of anarchy and confusion. The agricultural interests in Great Britain are suffering so severely as to keep the home trade in a depressed and unprofitble state. The troubles in Ireland are also most detrimental to the commercial proserity of that country. 3 P
Average Prices of Corn in England and Wales, from the Returns received in the Weck
ended November 3d.
Wheat, 55%. 1d.-Rye, 24s, 4d.-Barley, 26s. 7d.-Oats, 20s. 1d.-Beans, 28s. 1d.-Pease, 31s. 10d. Beer or Big, Os, Od.-Oatmeal, Os. Od.
Wheat, red, new 38 to 45 Hog pease,
Foreign, new .
28 to 29 Foreign
24 to 26 Poland ditto
18 to 22 Scotch 5 0 to
22 to 26 Oats, per 45 lb.
26 to 27 Wheat, per 70 lb. 28 to 29 Eng. Old 10 0 to 11 32 to 33 Foreign.. 4 6 to 6 56 to 72 Ditto, boilers, 34 to 55 Waterford 6 0 to White, new 40 to 46 New ditto, -to- Limerick 6 48 to 55 SmallBeans, new28 to 30 Drogheda 7 60 to 64 Ditto old 30 to 33 Dublin 5 56 to 78 Tick, new. .21 to 25 Scotch, 9 -to- Ditto, old, 30 to 33 Irish Old. 90 to 10 -to-Barley, per 60 lbs.
Amer. p. 196 lb. 6 Sweet, U.S.-0 to0 Do. in bond 28 0 to 30 0 4 Sour do.. 38 0 to 40 0
17 to 20 Eng.
5 0 to 6
20 to 22 Irish
3 4 to
.22 to 25
.63 to 66 FL
27 to 30
Malt per b.
0 Butter, Beef, &c.
0 Butter,p.cwt. s. d.
2 Waterford. 79 0 to 80 0 11 Cork,pie.2d, 77 0 to 78 0 3d dry 70 0to — c Beef, p. tierce.
9 0 to 10
900 to 95 €
Short mids, 30 0 to 32 ( 0 Sides 28 0 to 0 Hams, dry, 50 0 to 56 Green 200 to 28 (
0 Lard,rd.p.c.46 0 to 50 0 Tongue,p.fir.-to