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LORD BYRON is again about to appear in a dramatic poem, called Marino Faliero, Doge of Venice. His lordship's reputation has been some time on the wane, but his friends speak highly of this drama.

Dr Prettyman Tomline, lately translated to the Bishopric of Winchester, tutor of Mr Pitt, and his private friend during his public career, having finished his promised memoirs of that distinguished public character, the work will speedily be published.

Memoirs of the last nine years of the reign of George II.; by Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford. From the original MSS. found in the chest left by his lordship's will, to be opened by the first Earl of Waldegrave who should attain the age of 21 after the year 1800, will soon appear in 2

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The Travels in Syria and Mount Sinai; viz. 1. A Journey from Aleppo to Damascus; 2. A Tour in the District of Mount Libanus and Antilibanus; 3. A Tour in the Hauran; 4. A Second Tour in the Hauran; 5. A Journey from Damascus, through Arabia-Petræa, and the desert El Ty, to Cairo; 6. A Tour in the Peninsula of Sinai, may speedily be expected; by the late John Lewis Burckhardt.

Letters of Mary Lefel, Lady Hervey, with illustrative notes, are printing.

A Translation is preparing of a Narrative of a Voyage round the World in the Russian ship Ruric, undertaken with a view to the discovery of a North East Passage between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, by Otto Von Kotzebue.

A Biographical Work of 3000 Living Public Men of all countries, is printing with all speed, and will be embellished with nearly 300 engraved portraits from the most approved likenesses. It will correspond in size with Debrett's Peerage.

Dr Granville announces Memoirs on the Present State of Science and Scientific Institutions in France, containing a descriptive and historical account of the Royal Garden of Plants; the Royal Institute; the Polytechnic School; the Faculty of Sciences; the College of France; and the Cabinet of Mineralogy; the Public Libraries; the Medical School; and the Hospitals. Interspersed with anecdotes and biographical sketches of all the eminent characters who have appeared in France durng and since the Revolution, in the various departments of science.

A Narrative is printing of Travels in Northern Africa, from Tripoli to Meurzouk, the capital of Fezzan; and from thence to the southern extremity of that kingdom, in the years 1818-19-20; accompanied by geographical notices of Soudan, and of the course of the Niger, of the state of slavery, and of the slave-trade as now conducted, chiefly by the Sultan of Fezzan; by George Francis Lyon, Lieutenant of the Royal Navy, and Companion of the late Mr Ritchie.

The third and fourth volumes of Butler's Memoirs of the Catholics are in the press. A New Series of Curiosities of Litera ture is announced, by J. D'lsraeli, Esq. in 3 vols. 8vo.

Helen de Tournon, a Novel, translated from the French by Madame de Souza, author of "Adéle de Sénange," &c. will be published in a few days.

The Rev. T. Watson is preparing for publication, Intimations and Evidences of a Future State.

Mr Britton, whose numerous and splendid works on antiquities are well known to the public, announces that his fifth and concluding volume of the Architectural Antiquities of Great Britain will be complete by Midsummer next.

The same author has commenced his 'IIlustrations and History of the Cathedral of Oxford, forming part of his Cathedral Antiquities of England; it is to be finished on the 1st of March, and consists of eleven engravings with appropriate historical descriptive accounts. The History and Illustrations of Canterbury Cathedral are to follow those of Oxford, and will be illustrated by 25 engravings.

Dr D'Oyley's Life of Archbishop Sancroft will be published in February.

T. W. C. Edwards, M. A. has in the press, the Medea of Euripides, literally translated into English prose, with the Scanning and Order, to appear early in March.

Mr J. Williams is preparing for the press a new edition of Blackstone's Commentaries.

Shortly will be published, a Dissertation showing the identity of the rivers Niger and Nile, chiefly from the authority of the ancients; by John Dudley, M. A.

Mr Dunkin, of Bromley, is printing in 4to, (50 copies only,) the History and Antiquities of several parishes in the Hundreds of Bullington, Ploughley, &c. in Oxfordshire, illustrated by numerous engrav. ings.

A History of the Quakers is preparing by Mr Southey.

The Rev. Thomas Boys, A. M. of Tri

nity College Cambridge, has a volume of Sermons in the press.

A novel entitled, The Sisters, in 4 vols. 8vo, may soon be expected.

Mr Cooper has issued proposals for publishing by subscription, on the plan of Gardner's Sacred Melodies, "A New Choral Book," for the use of the established church.

An Account of the Discovery of a new continent called New South Shetland is preparing for publication by Captain J. Rogers, with a description of the manners and customs of its inhabitants, with engravings.

Mr Haden, of Sloane Street, is about to publish a Monthly Journal of Medicine, addressed principally to unprofessional per


Mr R. N. Kelly will speedily publish De Renzey, a novel, in 3 vols.

The author of Night, Peter Faultless to his Brother Simon, and other poems, is preparing, Metacom, or Phillip of Pokanoket, an heroic poem, in 16 books.

A new periodical work is announced, entitled, "A Magazine of the Fine Arts, or Monthly Review of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and embellished Literature." An Itinerary of the Rhone, including part of the Southern Coast of France, by John Hughes, Esq. A. M. of Oriel College, Oxford, is in the press.


Preparing for publication, in elephant folio, Illustrations of British Ornithology; Series First-Land Birds; by P. J. Selby, Esq. of Twizell House, County of Northumberland, Member of the Wernerian Natural History Society of Edinburgh, &c. This work will consist of etchings, after drawings taken by the author, for the most part from living specimens, and will be accompanied by a certain portion of letter-press, as more particularly explained in the following conditions. I. The etchings will be printed on drawing paper, of the dimensions of 274 inches by 23. The figures, therefore, will be, for the greater part, of the natural size; the magnitude of the paper, at the same time, allowing, in

the case of the smaller birds, of two or more being represented on the same plate. -II. The Work will be published in Parts or Numbers, two of which will be delivered annually, each containing twelve plates or etchings. The first number will be published 1st March 1821.-III. The price of each Part will be L. 1, 11s. 6d. plain, or L. 5, 5s. finely coloured after nature. These prices, as profit is in no respect the Author's object, are calculated at the lowest rate that will defray the expence of materials and publication, and will include the temporary letter-press. The ultimate and descriptive letter-press will be published afterwards at a small separate charge.-IV. This Work will comprise the resident and periodically migratory, as well as occasional visitants to this kingdom: and wherever a striking dissimilarity of plumage is found to exist, either between the sexes, or in the same birds at different periods of their own age, or of the year, additional figures will be introduced, illus

trative of these differences.

Remarks on some Fundamental Doctrines in Political Economy; illustrated by a brief inquiry into the Commercial State of Britain since the year 1815; by John Craig, Esq. 8vo.

In the press, and speedily will be published, Letters to a Young Physician, containing Remarks on the Nature and Treatment of Diseases, commonly termed Nervous, with Cases; by Donald Maclean, M.D.

A Manual of the Diseases of the Human Eye, intended for Surgeons, commencing from the best National and Foreign Works, and in particular those of Professor Beer, with the observations of the editor, Dr Charles Henry Weller, Berlin, 1819,translated from the German; by George C. Monteath, M.D.

The fourth Edition of Commentaries on the Laws of Scotland, and on the Principles of Mercantile Jurisprudence; by George Joseph Bell, Esq. Advocate, in two large 4to volumes, will be published next month.

A New Independent Weekly Journal, entitled the Glasgow Observer.

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Letters from the Havanna, by an official British Resident; containing a Statistical Account of the Island of Cuba,-Climate, Manners, Customs, Trades, Amusements, present state of the Slave Trade, progress made in its abolition, &c. &c.

The Traveller; or, an entertaining Journey round the Habitable Globe; being a novel and easy method of studying Geography, illustrated by 42 plates. 68. half bound, or 7s. 6d. coloured.

A Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Description of Hindostan, and the adjacent country; by Walter Hamilton, Esq. 2 vols. 4to. L. 4, 14s. 6d.

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History of Seyd Said, Sultan of Muscat, together with an Account of the Countries and People on the Shores of the Persian Gulf, particularly of the Wahabees; by Skaik Mansur. 12s extra boards.


General Elements of Pathology; by Whitlock Nicholl, M.D. 8vo. 9s.

A Synopsis of the various kinds of diffi. cult Parturition, with practical remarks on the Management of Labours; by Samuel Merriman, M.D. 8vo. 12s.

Practical Electricity and Galvanism; containing a series of Experiments, calculated for the use of those who are desirous of becoming acquainted with that branch of Science; by John Cuthbertson. 128.



Cases illustrative of the Treatment of Obstructions in the Urethra, &c. by the new Instrument, the Dilator; with further directions to facilitate its general adoption; by James Arnott. 8vo. 4s. 6d. bds.

Letters to a Mother on the Management of Infants and Children, on Nursing, Food, Clothing, &c. &c. by a Physician. 4s. 6d.

Practical Observations on the use of Oxygen, or Vital Air, in the cure of Diseases; by Daniel Hill. 7s. 6d. bds.

An Inquiry into the Nature and Treatment of Gravel, Calculus, and other Diseases connected with a deranged operation of the urinary organs; by Wm. Trout, M. D. &c. 8vo. 7s. 6d.

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Dictionary of Technical Terms and Sea Phrases, as also the various Words of Command given in working a Ship, &c.; to which is prefixed a short Grammar of the Hindoostanee Language; by Capt. Thos. Roebuck. 12mo. 7s.


China, with a large map. 3s. 6d. sewed, 4s. bds.

Journal of a Tour in France, Switzerland, and Lombardy. 2 vols. 12mo. 8s.

A Second Journey through Persia to Constantinople, between the years 1810 and 1816; James by Morier, Esq. royal

What is Life? and other Poems; by 4to. with maps, coloured costumes, and Thos. Bailey. 18mo. 3s. 6d. other engravings, L. 3, 13s. 6d.

Select Works of the British Poets; with Biographical and Critical Prefaces; by Dr Aikin. 10 vols. royal 18mo. L. 3, post

18mo. L. 2.

Victoria, and other Poems. 8vo. 5s.


Essays on Money, Exchanges, and Political Economy; by Henry James. 8vo. 108.

Rules proposed for the Government of Gaols, Houses of Correction, and Penitentiaries. 8vo. 9s. bds.


Tracts on the Divinity of Christ, and on the repeal of the Statute against Blasphemy; by the Bishop of St David. 8vo. 12s. bds.

The Village Preacher; a collection of short plain Sermons; partly original, partly selected and adapted to Village Instruction; by a Clergyman of the Church of England. Vol. I. 12mo. 5s. bds."

Meditations on the Scriptures, chiefly addressed to young persons, on the importance of religious principles and conduct; by the Rev. Richard Waland, A. M. 2 vols. 12mo. 8s.

Thoughts on the Essential Requisites for Church Communion, Baptism, and the Lord's Supper, as connected with Christian missions; in reply to the Rev. S. Greathead, F.S.A. 12mo. 5s. bds.

Letters to a Young Clergyman, by Stevenson Maggill, D.D. 12mo. 6s. bds.

Picturesque Piety; or Scripture Truths, illustrated by 48 engravings, by the Rev. Isaac Taylor of Ongar. 2 vols. 6s. half bound.

The Book of Common Prayer, with notes explanatory, practical, and historical, selected and arranged by the Right Rev. Richard Mant, D.D. Bishop of Killaloe. L. 1, 16s. bds. medium, and L. 3, 12s. on royal paper.

The Book of Common Prayer, in eight Languages. 4to. L. 2, 10s. bds.


A Popular Account of Kenilworth Castle, with an engraved plan, by J. Nightingale, Esq. intended as an historical introduction to the new novel by the author of Waverley, &c. 12mo. Is. 6d.


No. V. Vol. IV. of the Journal of New Voyages and Travels, containing Schoolcraft's Tour in Missouri, towards the Rocky Mountains, and Rey's Voyage to Cochin

Journal of a Tour in the Levant; by Wm. Turner, Esq. 3 vols. L. 3, 3s.

History of Voyages into the Polar Regions; by John Barrow, F. R. S. 8vo. 12s.

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Two Discourses on the Unity of the Christian Church, her Divisions and their Removal; to which is added, a short View of the Plan of the Religious Reformation, originally adopted in the Secession; by Thomas M'Crie, D. D. Minister of the Gospel, Edinburgh. 12mo. 3s.

The Banks of the Hudson, a Poem, descriptive of Rural Scenery, Manners, and Customs, in the United States of America. 12mo. 5s.

Contemplation, and other Poems; by Alexander Balfour. 8vo. 10s. 6d. bds.

The Jacobite Relics of Scotland, Second Series, collected and arranged by James Hogg. 8vo. 14s. bds.

Part First of a Summary of the Law of Scotland, by way of Question and Answer, chiefly adapted to the use of gentlemen on the eve of trial as Advocates, Writers to the Signet, &c. &c. 5s. sewed.

A Briton's Call to his Countrymen, upon the present prevalence and danger of Party Spirit. Is. sewed.

Essays on various Subjects, Religious and Moral, the practical application of their principles to the State of Man in the lower orders of Society, and connecting them with what ought to constitute their duties, as Citizens, Subjects, and Christians; by a Layman. 3 vols. 8vo. L. 1, 11s. 6d.

The Economist, a Weekly Fublication, developing principles assuredly calculated to banish Poverty from Society. Nos. 1, 2, and 3. 3d. each.

Sermons on Infidelity; by the Rev. Andrew Thomson, Minister of St George's Church, Edinburgh. 18mo. 5s.




FRANCE.-The Paris journals of the 17th January contain an account of the proceedings of the Chamber of Deputies for Tuesday, the day on which the minister laid before the chamber the financial accounts for the year. The estimated resources amount, according to the accounts, to 888,021,745 francs; the expenditure to 882,327,374-leaving a surplus of income amounting to 95,684,371 francs.

An atrocious attempt was made, on the 27th January, to destroy the King and other members of the Royal Family, by blowing up that part of the palace in which their apartments were situated. This project, however, happily failed. The explosion indeed took place, and had the effect of shattering some of the windows in the palace; but neither the king nor any other person were injured. The circumstance was communicated to the Chamber of Deputies on Monday the 29th, by the keeper of the seals, and was received with shouts of" Live the King!-Live the Bourbons!" The journals farther state, that the same evening there was another explosion at the place Lescot, near the Louvre, and that the preceding Thursday at 10 P. M. at the moment when the carriage of his Royal Highness the Duke d'Angouleme, in which he was returning from Compeigne, had turned out of the Rue de Richelieu, and was entering that of St Honore, a petard exploded at a small distance from his Royal Highness's carriage. A person named Neveu was apprehended, charged with the perpetration of these outrages; and committed suicide, by cutting his throat, while they were conducting him to prison.

NAPLES. A Hamburgh paper, of the 28th December, contains the following declaration, addressed to the different governments of Europe, by the Allied Sovereigns at Troppau, relatively to the affairs at Naples. It was delivered to the Senate at Hamburgh by the Austrian resident Minister, Baron Hagel. It will be seen from our summary of the proceedings in Parliament, in a subsequent page, that the British government disavow the principles contained in this declaration; and a Hamburgh paper, of a more recent date, asserts that the document in many points is incorrectly printed, and that it was never intended to be laid before the public :

"The overthrow of the order of things in Spain, Portugal, and Naples, has necessarily excited the cares and the uneasiness of the powers who combated the revolution,

and convinced them of the necessity of putting a check on the new calamities with which Europe is threatened. The same principles which united the great powers of the continent to deliver the world from the military depotism of an individual issuing from the revolution, ought to set against the revolutionary power which had just developed itself.

"The Sovereigns assembled at Troppau with this intention venture to hope that they shall attain this object. They will take for their guides, in this great enterprise, the treaties which restored peace to Europe, and have united its nations together.

"Without doubt the powers have the right to take in common general measures of precaution against those States, whose reforms, engendered by rebellion, is openly opposed to legitimate governments, as example has already demonstrated, and especially when this spirit of rebellion is propagated in the neighbouring States, by secret agents. In consequence, the monarchs assembled at Troppau have concerted together the measures required by circumstances, and have communicated to the courts of London and Paris their intention of attaining the end desired, either by mediation or by force. With this view they have invited the King of the Two Sicilies to repair to Laybach, to appear there as conciliator between his misguided people, and the States whose tranquillity is endangered by this state of things; and as they have resolved not to recognize any authority established by the seditious, it is only with the king that they can confer.

"As the system to be followed has no other foundation than treaties already existing, they have no doubt of the assent of the courts of Paris and London. The only object of this system is to consolidate the alliance between the Sovereigns; it has no view to conquest, or to violations of the independence of other powers. Voluntary ameliorations in the government will not be impeded. They desire only to maintain tranquillity, and protect Europe from the scourge of new revolutions, and to prevent them as far as possible."


By accounts from Bombay, to the end of August, it appears that his Excellency Governor Elphinstone had been obliged, in order to stop the depredations committed on British property by the pirates in the Arabian Gulf, to dispatch a squadron for the purpose.

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