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WORKS PREPARING FOR PUBLICATION.
A MEMOIR of the Operations of the British Army in India, during the Maliratta War of 1817, 1818, and 1819, is in the press, illustrated by maps and topogra phical plans; by Lieut. Colonel Backer, Quarter Master General of the Army of Fort St George. The plans have been carefully drawn under his own eye, and the maps from actual surveys under his immediate direction, and they are to be engraved under the superintendence of Mr Arrow
The Rev. John Hughes, author of the Hora Britannicæ, in two volumes, is arranging materials for a supplemental vo lume, which will contain a translation of the Welsh Historical Triads, with two essays, presented to the Cambrian Society, &c.
The Celt's Paradise; a Poem, by John Banim, will soon appear.
Oliver Cromwell, and his Times, is announced, by Thomas Cromwell, with a Portrait.
An original Miscellany is in preparation under the title of the Quarterly Magazine, and the first number will appear in March or April.
A second edition is printing of Lectures, chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the age of Elizabeth, delivered at the Russel Institution; by William Hazlitt, Esq. Essays on Character are announced, by the same author.
A new and corrected edition is printing of the Speeches of the late Right Hon. John Philpot Curran, with a preface and explanatory notes, by his son, William Henry Curran, Esq. Barrister at Law.
The Philosophy of Painting, by Wolstenholme Parr, is in the press.
Mr T. Arrowsmith has nearly ready for publication, a Map of the Constellations, on two very large sheets, accompanied by a Memoir.
The Rev. Thomas Smith, of Gordon House, Kentish Town, has in the press, an improved edition of Walkingame's Arithmetic, with upwards of 1800 additional questions, many new rules, tables, &c. &c.
Machin; or, the Discovery of Madeira; a Poem, by James Bird, author of "The Vale of Slaughden," will soon appear.
Dr Ramsbottom has nearly ready for publication, in one volume, 8vo, Practical Observations in Midwifery, with a selection of cases.
Speedily will be published, written by himself, Memoirs of William Wallace, Esq. late Captain in the 15th Hussars;
with interesting particulars of his residence and confinement in Paris, and some account of the leading characters of fashion in that metropolis.
Mr Buck's expected work, on the "Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature," will be published in February. The entire work has been written con amore, and promises to excite considerable interest.
A new edition of the Practice of the Customs, with considerable additions, including the consolidated duties, by Mr Smyth, one of the Surveyors General of his Majesty's Customs, will be published in January.
Happiness, a Tale for the Grave and the Gay, is preparing for publication. A Novel, called Favourite of Nature, is printing in three volumes.
The Rev. Mr Fry, author of Lectures on the Romans, &c. is preparing a work, to be entitled the Second Advent, or Glorious Epiphany of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, being an attempt to eluci date in chronological order all the prophecies both of the Old and New Testament, which relate to this important subject, and to the events immediately connected with it; the judgment of apostate nations, the restoration of Israel, and the final establishment of the promised kingdom of the Messian, &c. &c.
In the press, a second volume of Sacred Lyrics, by Mr James Edmeston.
The third part, finishing the Pentateuch, is printing with all speed of Mr Bellamy's new translation.
A Life of Ann Boleyn, comprising Sketches of the early period of Henry the Eighth's Court, with many Original Letters and Documents never before published, is in the press; attributed to Miss Benger, the Author of the Memoirs of John Tobin, &c.
Shortly will be published, the Principles of Forensic Medicine, explained, illustrated, and applied to British Practice, by J. G. Smith, M.D.
The concluding volume of Bryan's Biographical Dictionary of the Worthies of Ireland, 8vo, is in the press, and expected to appear early in the year.
Early in January, Mr Pyc (who wrote a description of Modern Birmingham) will publish a brief account of the General Hospital, near Birmingham, together with the Musical Festivals that have been celebrated for its benefit, from their commencement to the present time.
Mr S. F. Gray has in the press, and nearly ready for publication, a new and
greatly improved edition of his Supplement to the Pharmacopoeias.
A prospectus has been circulated of a new periodical religious Magazine, conducted by a member of the United Seccssion Church of Scotland, entitled the Christian Recorder, and British and Foreign Religious Intelligencer; the first number will appear in January.
A new and enlarged edition of Mr A. T. Thomson's Conspectus of the London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Pharmacopoeias, will be published in January.
On the 31st of January, 1821, will be published, No. I. and continued monthly, of the British Domestic Herbal, being a correct description of British medicinal plants, intended for the use of families, and for every purpose of domestic medicine; illustrated by plates accurately coloured according to nature.
A new edition of the Rev. John Foster's Essay on Popular Ignorance is nearly ready for publication, and a second volume of Clarke's History of Intolerance is preparing for the press.
An English translation of the System of Universal Geography; by M. Malte Brun, Editor of the Annales des Voyages, &c. is now in the press. The work will be completed in seven thick 8vo volumes, or 14 parts, the first of which will be publish
ed in the beginning of February, and the remainder quarterly. The translation is executing under the eye of the Author, who has corrected and improved the work expressiy for this translation.
The Description of the British Empire, and of North and South America, is to be revised by Gentlemen belonging to those Countries, whose access to official documents will enable them to supply such important information, as will render this part of the work in a great measure original.
The publication of the Original was commenced in 1812, and is expected to be completed in two years. Five volumes have been already published; the first contains the History of Geography, and of the Progress of Discovery, from the earliest ages to the present day; the second contains the Theory of Mathematical, Physical, and Political Geography; and the three last contain the Description of Asia, Africa, and America; the Description of Europe will be comprised in two additional volumes, which will complete the work.
The English translation commences with the Theory of Mathematical, Physical, and Political Geography.
The Works of John Home, Esq. Author 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. An edition of the Life will be printed for separate sale.
MONTHLY LIST OF NEW PUBLICATIONS.
A TREATISE on Mildew and the Cultivation of Wheat, including Hints on the use of Lime, Chalk, Marl, Clay, Gypsum, &c.; by Francis Blaikie, Steward to T. W. Coke, Esq. 1s. 6d.
A Description of a New Agricultural Implement, which, by the power of One Horse, performs a variety of operations in Cultivation, at the rate of three Acres per day; by Major General Alexander Beat son. 8vo.
A View of the Agriculture, Manufac tures, Statistics, and State of Society of Germany, and parts of Holland and France; by William Jacob, Esq. F. R. S. 4to. L. 1, 158.
Grisenthwaite's New Theory of Agriculture, in which the nature of Soils, Crops, and Manures is explained, and the application of Bones, Gypsum, Lime, Chalk, &c. determined on Scientific Principles.
The Farmer's Memorandum Book for 1821, or journal of country business and
accounts throughout the year. 4to, 10s. 6d. to be continued annually.
Plans, Elevations, Sections, and Description of the Pauper Lunatic Asylum, lately erected at Wakefield; by Watson and Pritchet, Architects, York. Medium folio, L. 2, 12s. 6d. Royal with proof plates, L. 3, 3s.
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Memoirs of the Life of Nicholas Poussin; by Maria Graham, 8vo, with a Portrait. 10s. 6d.
A Catalogue of a Miscellaneous Collection of Books, Ancient and Modern, with a Collection of Curious and Rare Prints; by John Heaton, Leeds.
Soirées Litteraires; or, a few Hints upon the French Language. 3s. The Cambridge Problems from 1801 to 1820. 10s. 6d.
Conversations on English Grammar, in a series of familiar Dialogues between a Mother and her Daughters; by Honoria Williams. 3s. 6d.
The Mental Calculator: being a compendium of general rules for the solution of various Problems in Astronomy; with explanatory illustrations. To which is added, a Guide to the Constellations; by P. Lovekin. 3s. half-bound.
A Geographical Exercise Book; by C. Robertson. 3s. 6d.
Nature, Nos. 1 and 2; by John Varley. oblong folio, 5s. each.
Selections of Classic Italian Poetry, from the works of Tasso, Ariosto, &c. for the use of Students in the Italian language; by B. T. B. Defferari. 2 vols, 12mo, 12s. bds. FINE ARTS.
Views in Ceylon, a Series of six Engravings, highly finished in colours, illustrative of Candyan Scenery, Costumes, &c. L. 5, 5s.
No: VIII. of the English Lakes, containing four Coloured Plates. 4to. 6s. large paper, 10s. 6d.
No. XXIV. of the Cabinet of Arts, with four plates. royal 4to, 38.
Boydell's Illustrations of Holy Writ; being a series of 100 Copperplate Engrav ings, from Original Drawings; by J. Taylor. Royal 4to, L. 6, 6s. imperial, on India paper, L. 8, 8s.
Illustrations of the Monastery; engraved by C. Heath, from Drawings by R. Westall, R. A. 12mo. 9s. Cd. 8vo, 12s. 6d. 4to. proof, L. 1, 4s.
An Historical and Geographical Memoir of the North American Continent, its Nations and Tribes; by the Rev. James Bently Gordon. 4to, L. 2, boards.
Illyria Dalmatia; being a Description of the Manners, Customs, Dresses, and Character of their Inhabitants and those of the adjacent Countries, with 32 Coloured Engravings. 2 vols. 12mo, 12s.
New South Wales; being an Historical Account of the Colony and its Settlements; with 12 views. engraved by W. Preston, a convict, from drawings by Capt. Wallis, 46th regiment, with a map of Port Macquarie and the newly discovered River Hastings by J. Oxley, Esq. 4to. L. 2, 2s.
The History of the Rebellion in 1745 and 1746, with portraits of both the Pretenders, from original pictures; by the Chevalier de Johnstone, translated from a French MS. originally deposited in the Scots College at Paris, and now in the hands of the publishers. 4to. L. 2, 2s.
The History of Parga and the Ionian Islands, from the earliest period to the present day, illustrated by maps; by Col. de Bosset. 8vo.
Pictures, Historical and Biographical, drawn from English, Scottish, and Irish History; by John Galt, Esq. 2 vols. foolscap 8vo. 143.
A View of the History, Literature, and Religion of the Hindoos; including a minute description of their manners and customs; by the Rev. W. Ward, of Serampore, Bengal. Vols. III. and ÍV. 8vo.
A Collection of Examples of the Diffe tential and Integral Calculus, and also of the Calculus of finite Differences and of Functions, 2 vols. 8vo. L. 1, 10s. Analytical and Arithmetical Essays; by Peter Nicholson. 8vo. 12s.
A Treatise on Involution and Evolution; being a new method of extracting the roots of equations and numbers by Arithmetical Rules; by Peter Nicholson. 8vo. 6s.
No. XXIV. of the Gentlemen's Mathematical Companion, continued annually, for 1821; containing answers to the last years, and new ones proposed, &c. 12mo.
A New Method of solving equations with ease and expedition, by which the true value of the unknown quantity is found without previous reduction, upon original. principles; by Theophilos Holdred. 4to. 78.
MEDICINE AND SURGERY,
A Physiological System of Nosology; with a corrected and simplified nomenclature; by John Mason Good, M.D. 8vo. L. 1, 1s.
Numerous Cases illustrative of the efficacy of Prussic Acid in affections of the Stomach, by John Elliotson, M. D. 5s. 6d.
A Dissertation on the Treatment of morbid Local affections of the Nerves; by Joseph Swan. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
A Synopis of the Diseases of the Eye, and their treatment; to which are prefixed, a short anatomical description," and a sketch of the physiology of that organ; by Benjamin Travers, F.R.S. 8vo. with six highly finished coloured engravings. L. 1,
A Descriptive, Diagnostic, and Practical Essay on Disorders of the Digestive Organs and general Health; by Marshall Hall, M. D. &c. &c. 8vo. 78.
An Essay on the Diagnosis between Erysipelas, Phlegmon, and Erythema; by George Hume Weatherhead, M. D. &c. 8vo. 4s.
Practical Observations on Strictures, Glect, and Diseases of the Urethra, describing an easy and effectual mode of Cure, by an internal medicine; by William Renow, Surgeon. 8vo. 3s.
Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Eye; by John Vetch. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
A Series of Questions and Answers in the Practice of Physic, Materia Medica, Chemistry, Botany, &c; written expressly or the use of gentlemen preparing for their examination at Apothecaries' Hall; by Charles Mingay Syder, Surgeon.
The Pharmacopoeia of the Royal College of Physicians of London, 1809, literally translated, and the chemical decompositions annexed; by Geo. Fred. Collier, Surgeon.
Directions for the Treatment of Persons who have taken Poison, and those in a
state of apparent death, together with the means of detecting poisons in Wine; also, of distinguishing real from apparent death. Translated from the French of M. P. Orfila; by R. H. Black, Surgeon.
One hundred and twenty-six Sepulchral Mottoes; consisting of original verses, composed for public adoption, as epitaphs on tombs and gravestones, &c. 4s.
The British Imperial Calendar; by John Debrett. 4s. 6d. bound, with an almanack.
A Treatise on the art of Brewing, exhibiting the London Practice of Brewing Porter, Brown Stout, Ale, Table Beer, and various kinds of malt liquors; by F. Accum, M. R. F. A. &c. 12mo. 9s.
Time's Telescope for 1821; to which is prefixed an introduction, containing the elements of British Ornithology.
Parts I. to IV. of the Family Cyclopedia, to be continued weekly; by James Jennings. 8vo. 2s. 6d. each.
Anecdotes and Characters of the House of Brunswick; by John Brown. 8vo. 9s.
The Continuation of the Narrative of Miss M'Avoy's Case, with general observations upon the case itself, upon her peculiar powers of distinguishing colours, reading, &c. through the medium of her fingers, &c.; by Thomas Renwick. 8yo 10s.
The Authentic and Intelligible Almanack; or Annual Abstract of Celestial Lore; calculated for 1821. From the MS. of Sir William Lilly Brachm. 3s. 6d.
No. XLVII. of the Quarterly Review. No. XXXIII. of the Pamphleteer. The Déjeuné, or Companion for the Breakfast Table. Vol. I. 8vo. 9s.
A Complete Treatise on the Art of preparing, mounting, and preserving every object of Natural History. 12mo. 7s. 6d.
The Book of Nature laid Open, in a popular Survey of the Phenomena and Constitution of the Universe, and the appearances of Nature during each Month of the Year; by the Rev. W. Hutton, M.A. 12mo. 3s. 6d.
ZHTHMATA AIANOHTIKA, or a View of the Intellectual Powers of Man; with observations on their cultivation, adapted to the present state of the country. 8vo. 5s.
The Climate of London, deduced from Meteorological Observations, made in the neighbourhood of the Metropolis; by Luke Howard. 2 vols. 8vo. L. 1, 5s. bds.
Tales of My Landlord; new series, containing the Fair Witch of Glas Lynn. 3 vols. 12mo. L. 1, 4s.
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Hebrew Psalter, by Vanderhooght.
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