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ART. XXIV. SELECT LITERARY INFORMATION.
Gentlemen and Publishers who have works in the press, will oblige the Conductors of the EclecȚic Review, by sending information (post paid) of the subject, extent, and probable price of such works; which they may depend upon being communicated to the public, if consistent with its plan.
In a few days, will be published, in a quarto volume, and a few copies on large paper. The History of the Royal Soci. ety. By Thumas Thomson, M.D F.R.S. Author of the systern of Chemistry.
To be publishers in a few days, printed in the most elegant manner, by Bensley, with three beautiful engravings. A Letter irom Athens to a P.i.nd in England. In royai qus. to, price 11. 5s, in boards.
Heady .or publication on the 31st of March, in two volumnes, roya! quarto. Price jl. 5s.'in boards. The Devotional Family Bible; with copious Notes and Illustrations, partly original, and partly selected from the most approved Expositos, ancient and inolern, with a devotional Exerci e or Aspiration, after every chapler. By John Fawcett, D.D. of Helden Bridge, pear llalifax.
*** The work may be taken in monthly parts, price 7s. or in numbers, at Is. each. A few copies have been taken off on a super-royal paper, in the most clegant manner : when complete, this edi. tion will be sold for 81. but at present the purchasers of the first volume for 51. 58, will be entitled to the second for
from those of Burman, Arytreus, Rud. d.man, Hunter and Love, and partly by the editor, A. Dickinson, of the University Press, Edinburgh. To each Psalm will be prefixed the nature of the verse, with a scanning table. Some copies will be printed on royal paper.
Some Account of a Journey into Alba. nia, Roumelia, and other Provinces of Turkey, during the years 1809 and 1810. By J. C. Hobhouse, is in the press.
Speedily will be published, Four Sermuns, preached before the University of Cambridge, in November, 1811, on the Excellency of the Liturgy, prefaced with an Answer to Dr. Marsh's Inquiry, respecting “ The reglecting to give the Prayer Book with the Bible.” By the Rev. Charles Simeon, M.d. Fellow of King's College, Cambridge.
Mr. D. C. Webb will shortly publish, in an octavo voluine, Observations and Remarks on various parts of Great Britain, during four excursions made by him in the years 1810 and 1811.
Professor John Leslie, of Edinburg, has in the press, a View of the facts ascertained concerning Heat, and its rela. tions with Air and Moisture, in an octavo volume.
Mr. Wilson, of Magdalen College, Oxford, has nearly ready for publication, the Isle of Palms and other poems.
Mr. Fletcher, of Blackburn, will shortly publish, Remains ot the late Rev. E. White, of Chester, from papers in the possession of the late Mi. Spencer of Liverpool.
A Poem entitled India will make its appearance in a few weeks.
Mr. Aylmer, writingmaster at Hackney School, has in the press, a New Systêm of Arithmetic, on the principles of cancelling, for the use of schools.
Sketches of Cottage Characters, by the Author of the Antidote to the Miseries of Human Life, are printing in two duodecimo volumes.
Proposals are in circulation for publishing by subscription, in 'one volume, royal octavo, and in one volume, quare
dedicated, by Permission, to the Rt.
Dr. Aikin has undertaken the sole fu. ture super'nteå lence and composition of the Amual Register (originally published by Mr. Dodsley) commenç ng with the ioure for 1811, which will appear in the course of this year.
Mr. R. Semple, author of two Journies in Spain, is preparing for publication, in a small octavo volume, a Sketch of the Prestni State of Caracas, wbich place he recently visited for commercial purposes.
Dr. De Lys, of Birmingham, has in the press, in an octavo volume, a translation of R.cherand's Elements of Physiolo..y, from the fifth and last edition, il: lustrated by notes, and accoinpanied with a comparative view of the state of Physiolo; y in his country and on the continent.
la a few weeks will be published, the Poenical Latin Version of the Psalms, by G. Buchanan, with copious notes in Engtish, critical and explanatory, partly
Hon. and Rt. Rev. the Lord Bishop.of. Doctor De Lys, of Birmingham, has London. The History, Topography, and in the press, a translation of Richerand's Antiquities of Fulham, including the Elements of Physiology : to be illustratHamlet of Hammersmith, interspersed ed with notes, by the translator, and with Biographical Anecdotes of Illustri. accompanied by a comparative view of ous and Eminent Persons, who have re- the state of Physiology, in this Country, sided in Fulham during the three prece- and on the Continent. ding centuries; and embellished with Mr. Thomas Fisher is preparing, and various Engravings of the Churches, An- will publish shortly, the first portion of cient Monuments, and Inscriptions, the Graphical Illustrations of the Magna Bishop's Palace, and other anc.ent and Britannia of Messrs. J. and D. Lysous; interesting Bui:dings, specimens of paint- containing sixteen plates of Views and ed Glass, Winduws, &c. &c.
Monuments, in the Counties of Bedford The fifth number of the Inquirer, or and Buckingham; engraved from origiLiterary, Philosophical, and Matheina- nal drawings, made during several extical Repository, being the first of the cursious in hose counties. second volume, upon an enlarged and improved plan, will shortly make its appearance.
Art. XXV. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED.
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Manuale sive Compendium Botanices, Auctore Sam. Ewer, Societatis Linnæ. anæ Socio. octayo, 12s.
Rules for English Composition, and particularly for Themes : designed for the Use of Schools, and in Aid of Selfinstruction. By John Rippingbam, Private Tutor at Westminster School, 12mo. 35. 60.
Conversation interspersed with Poems, for the amusement and instruction of Youth.
A practical abridgement of the Laws of the Castoms, relative to the Import, Export, and Coasting Trade of Great Britain and her Dependencies, except the East Indies, including a Statement of the Duties, Drawbacks, and Bounties, directed to be paid and allowed ; the whole interspersed with Orders in Council; and brought up to January, 1812.
FINE ARTS. The Blind Fiddies, from the celebrated picture paiated by D. Wilkie, R.A. Dedicated to Sir George Beaumont, Bart. Engraved in cbe line manner by S. Bur. net. Proofs 4. 48. prints 21. 2s, size 19 by S4 inches.
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MATHEMATICS. Kneller, &c. Engraved by J. Smith, and revised by Carlom, with biographi
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