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WORKS PREPARING FOR PUBLICATION.
Speedily will be published, an Account of the Royal Hospital and Collegiate Church of St. Katharine, near the Tower of London, by J. B. Nichols, F.S.A. F.L.S.
The Second Part of the Modern History of Wiltshire, containing the Hundred of Heytesbury, by Sir R. C. Hoare, Bart. is printing.
The Czar, an historical tragedy, by J. Cradock, Esq. M.A. F.S.A. formerly of Gumley, in Leicestershire, will appear in a few days.
A Selection of the most remarkable Trials and Criminal Causes is printing, in five volumes. It will include all famous cases, from that of Lord Cobham, in the reign of Henry the Fifth, to that of John Thurtell; and those connected with fo reign as well as English jurisprudence.
Shortly will be published, a Grammar of the Coptic or Ancient Egyptian Language, by the Rev H. Tattam, A.M. F.R.S.L. chaplain to the English Church at Amsterdam.
A Supplement to the London Catalogue of Books, published since October 1822 to the present time, will appear about August.
The Rev. T. Arnold, M.A. late fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, has been for many years employed in writing a History of Rome, from the earliest Times to the Death of the Einperor Marcus Aurelius. The first volume, from the Rise of the Roman State to the formation of the second Triunvirate, A.U.C. 710, B.C. 41, will soon be published.
The Butterfly-Collector's Vade Mecum, or a Synoptical Table of English Butterflies, illustrated with coloured plates, in a pocket volume, is in the press.
Shortly will be published, in two volumes, uniformn with the French Classics, and with an authentic portrait of M. Jouy, engraved by E. Scriven, Le Petit Hermite, ou Tableau des Maurs Parisiennes, extracted from "L'Hermite de la Chaussé d'Antin," "Le Franc-parleur," "L'Hermite de la Guïane," and "L'Hermite en Prison," with explanatory notes, and an essay on the life and writings of M. Jouy, by L. T. Ventouillac, editor of the "Choix de Classiques Français."
A Diagram illustrative of the Formation of the Human Character, suggested by Mr Owen's development of a new view of society, will speedily be published.
Dr Forbes, of Chichester, will shortly publish his Translation of Avenbrugger, and a series of original cases and dissections, illustrating the utility of the Stethoscope and Percussion.
M. Laennec is preparing for publica. tion, a new edition of his celebrated Treatise on Mediate Auscultation, with considerable alterations and improvements. In consequence, Dr Forbes has postponed the second edition of his translation.
Speedily will be published, an Enquiry into the Duties and Perplexities of Medical Men as Witnesses in Courts of Justice, with cautions and directions for their guidance, by J. G. Smith, M.D.
The Scotsman's Library, announced in a former Number, will be ready in August.
The Mechanic's Oracle, or Artizan's complete Laboratory and Workshop, is in the press.
The Hermit in Italy, or Observations on the Manners and Customs of the Italians at the Commencement of the Nineteenth Century, will soon appear.
A Chronological History of the West Indies is announced, by Capt. Thomas Southey, commander, Royal Navy, in three volumes, octavo.
A Compendium of Medical Theory and Practice, founded on Dr Cullen's Nosology, which will be given as a Text-book, and a translation annexed, is in preparation, by D. Uwins, M.D.
Tales of a Traveller, by the Author of theSketch Book," and "Knickerbocker's New York," will appear in a few days.
A Tale of Paraguay, by R. Southey, LL.D. &c. is announced.
Downing College, Cambridge, will soon appear.
Muscologia Britannica, containing the Mosses of Great Britain and Ireland systematically arranged and described, by W, J. Hooker, F.R.S. A.S.1. &c. and T. Taylor, M.D. M.R.I.A. and F.L.S. &c. is preparing, in octavo, with plates.
Speedily will be published, Rothelan, a Tale of the English Histories, in 3 vols. 12mo. by the author of "Ringan Gilhaize," "The Spaewife," &c. &c.
Nearly ready, in one volume post Svo., a Practical Guide to English Composition; or, a comprehensive System of English Grammar, Criticism, and Logic; arranged and illustrated upon a new and improv. ed Plan; containing apposite Principles, Rules, and Examples, for writing correctly and elegantly on every subject; adapted to the use of Schools and of Private Students. By the Rev. Peter Smith, A. M.
In a few weeks will be published, 8vo. Mathematical Tables; containing improved Tables of Logarithmns of Numbers, Logarithmie Sines, Tangents, and Secants; together with a number of others, useful in Practical Mathematics, Astronomy, Navigation, Engineering, and Business; preceded by a copious Introduction, embracing their Explanation, and Rules and Formulæ for their application, with a Collection of appropriate Exercises. By William Galbraith, A. M. Lecturer on Mathematics, Edinburgh.
Mr J. P. Wood has nearly ready for publication, in one volume 12mo., a Life of Law of Lauriston, Projector of the Mississippi Scheme: containing a detailed Account of the Nature, Rise, and Progress, of this extraordinary Joint-Stock Company, with many curious Anecdotes of the Rage for Speculating in its Funds, and the disastrous Consequences of its Failure.
the Lord's Table, in the Catechetical Form; to which are added, an Address to Applicants for Admission to it, and some Meditations to assist their Devotions. By the Rev. Henry Belfrage, D.D.
Nearly ready, in post 8vo., a Second Series of the Scrap Book. By John M'Diarmid.
OLD MANUSCRIPT. The Rev. William Kell, B.D. has in the press," Practical Discourses upon Sinceritie," written in the year 1656: now first printed from the Original Manuscript. In one volume 12mo.
A Stereotype Edition of Sallust, for the use of Schools, with English Notes at the foot of the page, and a Historical and Geographical Index at the end of the volume, by Mr Dymock, Glasgow, will be published in a few days.
Preparing for publication, a Guide to
Mr John Malcolm, late of the 42d Regiment, has nearly ready for publication, a volume of Poems in foolscap 8vc, entitled, "The Buccaneer and other Poems."
Shortly will be published, in post 8vo., the Life and Administration of Cardinal Wolsey. By John Galt, Esq. Third Edition, greatly improved.
Mrs FRAZER, who some years ago published several popular works under the name of HONORIA SCOTT, has a work nearly ready for the press, entitled "Sweden, or the Counts of Rosenvien; dedicated to his Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge." We are authorized to state, that the Hermit in Edinburgh," recently advertised in London, is not the work of this Lady; the manuscript she had intended to bring forward for publication under that title having, in consequence, been changed to that of "The Hermit in Scotland."
The Editor of "The Cabinet, or, The Selected Beauties of Literature," is preparing a Second Edition of that work in one volume, crown octavo, which will speedily appear.
Preparing for publication by subscription, the Historical Works of Sir James Balfour of Kinnaird, Lord Lyon King at Arms under Charles I., from the original and hitherto-unpublished Manuscripts preserved in the Library of the Hon. the Faculty of Advocates. This publication will form three large octavo volumes; will be embellished with a Portrait of the Author from an original Picture, and illustrated with a Prefatory Memoir. The first two volumes will contain the Annals of Scotland, which embrace the extensive and important period of our National History, from the Accession of Malcolm III. to the 2d year of the Reign of Charles I. or 1640. The third volume will consist of the Minor Works of the author, illustrative of Scottish History. The impression will be limited to 500 copies, printed with a new set of Types, on Wove Paper of the finest quality. The Work will be sent to press so soon as the names of a sufficient number of Subscribers are received. The price to Subscribers will not exceed L.2.2s. Fifty copies will be struck off on an Extra Fine Paper.
MONTHLY LIST OF NEW PUBLICATIONS.
Part I. of Longman and Co.'s Catalogue of Old Books, comprising a Collec tion of Works in various Classes of Literature, in all Languages, including some recent importations from the Continent. 2s.
Life of the Right Rey. Jeremy Taylor, D.D. with a Critical Examination of his Writings. By Reginald Heber, D.D. Lord Bishop of Calcutta. 2 vols. post 8vo. with portrait. 15s. boards.
Biography of Celebrated Roman Characters, with Anecdotes illustrative of their Lives and Actions. By the Rev. William Bingley. 12ino. 7s. boards.
The Life and Remains of Edward Daniel Clarke, LL.D. Professor of Mineralogy, Cambridge; Author of Travels. By the Rev. W. Otter, A.M. 4to. £.33s.
The Life of Shakspeare; Enquiries into the Originality of his Dramatic Plots and Characters, and Essays on the Ancient Theatres and Theatrical Usages. By Augustine Skottowe, Esq. 2 vols. 8vo,
A Catalogue of the Indigenous Phenogamic Plants growing in the Neighbourhood of Edinburgh, and of certain species of the Class of Cryptogamia, with reference to their Localities. By James Woodforde, Esq. 12mo. 3s. 6d. boards.
Herodoti Historiarum Libri IX. Codicem Sancrofti Manuscriptum denuo contulit necnon reliquam Lectionis varietatem commodius digessit, Thos. Gaisford, A.M. 2 vols. 8vo. £.14s.
A Literal Translation of Drakenborch's Text of the Twenty-first Book of Livy, with the Text, Ordo, Notes, and variæ Lectiones to which are added, a Map and an Appendix, showing the route actually taken by Hannibal. 8vo. 8s. 6d. Questions on Herodotus. is.
Parts I. II. III. of the London Stage: a Collection of the most reputed Trage. dies, Comedies, Operas, Farces, MeloDramas, and Interludes. 8vo. 1s. each.
Parts I. and II. of the London Stage Edition of the Plays of Shakspeare, from the accurate Text of Johnson, Steevens, and Read, with Shakspear's Life, and a Glossary. 8vo. Is. each.
The Brides of Florence, a Play in Five Acts, illustrative of the Manners of the
No. II. of the Universal Review, or Chronicle of the Literature of all Nations. 8vo. 5s.
our own Poets, and others, from the earliest Times, have extracted their Plots. Translated from the Latin, with Preli minary Observations and Copious Notes. No. I. of the Critical Gazette. 8vo. By the Rev. C. Swan. 2 vols. 12mo. 15s. 1s. 6d.
The Characters of Theophrastus, translated from the Greek, and illustrated by Physiognomical Sketches, to which are subjoined the Greek Text, with Notes and Hints on the Individual Varieties of Human Nature. 8vo. 15s.
Part XII. of the Encyclopedia Metro By Hal Willis. politana. 4to. £.11s.
The New Annual Register, or General Repository of History, Politics, Arts, Sciences, and Literature, for 1823. £.11s.
The Sea Songs of Charles Dibdin, with a Memoir of his Life and Writings. Imperial 8vo. £.112s. half-bound.
Part II. of the Dictionary of Quotations from the British Poets. 12mo. 7s. boards.
No. I. of the Straggling Astrologer, being the richest Fund of Entertainment that perhaps ever issued from the press : to be continued weekly. 4d.
Best Intentions, or Thoughts and Reflections for Youth, Maturity, and Age. 12mo. 6s. boards.
Vignettes of Derbyshire. Post 8vo. 5s. 6d.
The Circle of Humour for 1824. 12mo,
The Blank Book of a small Colleger. 5s. 6d. boards. 12mo.
No. I. of the Manners, History, Literature, and Works of Art, of the Romans, explained and illustrated; to be completed in twelve monthly Numbers, being the Commencement of a Classical Cyclopedia. 8vo. 1s.
The Family Picture Gallery, or EveryDay Scenes. 4 vols. 8vo. £.22s. boards.
Our Village; Sketches of Rural Character and Scenery. By Mary Russel Mitford. Post 8vo. 7s. 6d. boards.
Castle Baynard, or the Days of John.
Conchologist's Companion. By the author of the Wonders of the Vegetable Kingdom, &c.
Vols. I. and II. of the Naturalist's Repository of Exotic Natural History, consisting of elegantly-coloured Plates, with Appropriate, Scientific, and General Descriptions of the most Curious, Scarce, and Beautiful Productions of Nature: forming, collectively, a truly valuable Compendium of the most Important Discoveries of Quadrupeds, Birds, Fishes, Insects, Shells, Marine Productions, &c. By E. Donovan, F.L.S.W.S. &c. 8vo. 4.4.4s. to be completed in 5 vols.
NOVELS AND ROMANCES.
Gesta Romanorum, or, Entertaining Moral Stories, invented by the Monks as a Fire-Side Recreation, and commonly applied in their Discourses from the Pul. pit; from whence the most celebrated of
The Inheritance. By the Author of Marriage." 3 vols. 8vo. £.1116d. Torrenwald, a Romance. By Scriblerus Secundus. 4 vols. 12mo. £.16s. boards. The Witch Finder. 3 vols. £.11s. bds. Ourika. A Tale, from the French of the Duchess de Duras. 12mo. 3s. boards. Caroline and Zelite, a tale. 12mo.
Physiological Fragments: to which are added, Supplementary Observations, to show that Vital and Chemical Energies are of the same Nature, and both derived from Solar Light. By J. Bywater. 8vo.
The American Mariners, or the Atlantic Voyage: a moral Poem. 12mo. 8s. boards.
Secular Oration, delivered upon the Centenary of the Castle Lodge of Har. mony.
Odes, Original and Translated, with other Poems. Foolscap 8vo. 3s. 6d. Second Letter to a friend in Town, and other Poems. By Chandos Leigh, Esq. 8vo. 3s.
Conrad, and other Poems. By T. A. Templeman, LL.B. Foolscap 8vo. Poems, and other Writings. By the late E. Rushton, of Liverpool. Avo. 6s.
The Silent River, and Faithful Forsaken; Dramatic Poems. By Robert Sulivan. Foolscap 8vo. 5s. boards.
POLITICS AND POLITICAL ECONOMY.
Observations on Slavery; setting forth, that to hold the Principle of Slavery is to deny Christ. By Robert Lindoe, M.D, 8vo. 1s. 6d.
A Familiar and Explanatory Address to Young, Uninformed, and Scrupulous Christians, on the Nature and Design of the Lord's Supper; with Directions for profitably Reading the Scriptures; a Dissertation on Faith and Works; an Exposi tion of the Commandments and Lord's Prayer, &c. Foolscap 8vo. 6s. boards. An Historical Connection between the Old and New Testaments. 1s.
A Catechism of Prophecy, for the use of Sunday Schools. 1s.
A Narrative of the Conversion and Death of Count Struensee, formerly Prime Minister of Denmark. By Dr Munter. 8vo. 8s. boards.
An Analysis of Paley's Evidences of Christianity, in a way of Question and Answer, designed for the use of Students in Divinity, as well as for counteracting the Progress of Infidelity amongst the Middle Classes of Society. 12mo. 4s.
The Difficulties of Infidelity. By the Rev. G. S. Faber, B.D. Royal 8vo. 7s.
Sermons of Hugh Latimer, some time Bishop of Worcester, now first arranged according to the order of time in which they were preached. To which is prefixed a Memoir of the Bishop. By John Watkins, LL.D. 2 vols. 8vo. with a fine portrait. £.14s. boards.
A Key to the Greek Testament, being a Selection of Chapters, philologically explained, for the use of Young Men designed for the Ministry. By C. Hook. 12mo. 3s. 6d.
Songs of Israel, consisting of Lyrics founded upon the History and Poetry of the Hebrew Scriptures. By W. Knox. 12mo. 5s.
Human Subordination; being an Elementary Disquisition concerning the Civil and Spiritual Power and Authority to which the Creator requires the Submission of every Human Being. Illustrated by References to some most extraordinary and not generally-known Occurrences during the last Fifty Years, within the British Dominions, in the Management and Agitation of the still-pending Question, commonly termed Catholic Emanci pation. By Francis Plowden, L.C.D. 8vo. 6s. boards.
A Selection of Tracts and Observations on 1 John v. 7. By the Bishop of St. David's. 8vo. 5s.
The Two Rectors, in Ten Papers, illustrative of the Sentiments of the Two Parties in the Church of England. 12mo. 10s. 6d. boards.
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS.
Narrative of an Excursion to the Mountains of Piemont, and Researches among
the Vaudois, or Waldenses, Protestant Inhabitants of the Cottian Alps; with Maps, Plates, and an Appendix ; containing Copies of Ancient Manuscripts, and other interesting Documents. By the Rev. Wm. Stephen Gilly, M.A. £.22s.
Letters from North America, written during a Tour in the United States and Canada. By Adam Hodgson. 2 vols. 8vo. £.14s. boards.
A Tour on the Continent, through part of France, Switzerland, and Italy, in the Years 1817 and 1818. By R. Hog, Esq. 8s.
Prize-Essays and Transactions of the Highland Society of Scotland. To which is prefixed, an account of the Principal Proceedings of the Society, from November 1820 to December 1823. Vol. VI. with plates. £.14s. boards.
Report on Friendly or Benefit Socie ties, exhibiting the Law of Sickness, as deduced from Returns by Friendly Societies in different parts of Scotland. To which are subjoined, Tables shewing the rates of contribution necessary for the different allowances, according to the ages of the Members at entry. Drawn up by a Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland, and published by order of the Society, separate from the Sixth Volume of the Transactions. 8vo. 6s.
The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal; exhibiting a Concise view of the latest and most important discoveries in Medicine, Surgery, and Pharmacy. No. LXXXI. Being the Third Number of a New Series. 6s.
Index to the First Nineteen Volumes of the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, and Medical Periodical Literature of Edinburgh. One volume 8vo. 16s.
Historical Romances. By "The Author of Waverley ;" comprising Ivanhoe, the Monastery, the Abbot, and Kenilworth. In 6 vols. 18mo.; beautifully printed by Ballantyne, and embellished with Illustrations by eminent Artists, and £.22s. boards. Vignette Titles. Observations on Schools, and teaching some of the common branches of Education, viz. 1, English; 2, Different Styles of Current-hand Writing; 3, Arithmetic, as an Art and as a Science; 4, The Advantages of learning Book-keeping; 5, The possibility of teaching Drawing as a branch of general Education; 6, Popular Geography, and the propriety of making young people more acquainted with Ancient Geography, &c. 1s.
Extracts from a Journal, written on the Coasts of Chili, Peru, and Mexico, in the years 1820, 1821, and 1822. By Captain