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Art. XIII. SELECT LITERARY INFORMATION.
Gentlemen and Publishers who have works in the press, will oblige the Conductors of the Eclectic Review, by sending Information f pott paid) of the subject, extent, and probable price qjf'such works } which they may depend upon being communicated to the Public, if consistent with its Plan.
The Rev. John Griffin has in the press, A third edition in 12mo. of his Memoirs of Captain James Wilson, considerably improver], and ornamented with a portrait of Capt. Wilson.
An improved edition in 2 vole. 8vo. of Schmidins' Concordance to the Greek New Testament, from the Glasgow University Press, will appear early in January.—This) is a work of inestimable value to the student of the Greek Testament, and cannot fail to meet with an encouragement.
In the press. The Life and Adven-( tares of Antar, a celebrated Bedowen Chief, Warrior, and Poet, who flourished a few years prior to the Mahommedan Kin. Now first translated from the original Arabic, by Terrick Hamilton, Esq. Oriental Secretary to the British Embassy to Constantinople. Crown Svo. '. The Rev. Thomas Watson, Author of Intimations and Evidences of a Future Slate, &c. will shortly publish, Various Views of Death and its circumstances, intended to illustrate the wisdom and benevolence of the divine administration in conducting mankind through this awful and interesting event.
In the press, and shortly will be published, DuroveruuBir or Sketches, Historical and Descriptive, of Canterbury, with other Poems. By Arthur Itrooke, Ksq.
Miss Spence, Author of Sketches of the Manners, Customs, and Scenery of Scotland, &c. &c. is preparing for publication, a new work, entitled " A Traveller': Tale of the last Century."
Shortly will be published in one vol. Svo. Practieal Observations on the Construction and Principles of Instruments for the removal of Muscular contraction of the Limbs, Disiortion of the Spine, and every other species of Personal Deformity. By John Feltou, (late of
Hinckley,) Surgical Mechanist to the General Institution, for the relief of Bodily Deformities, Birmingham.
The Rev. Dr. i'xlward Maltby, has in the press, two octavo volumes of Sermons.
The Rev. Sir John Head, Bart, is printing in an octavo volume, Discourses on Various Subjects.
Mr. Parkinson is engaged in preparing for the press, " An Introduction to the Study of Fossils."
Mr. Hughes has in the press, a second volume of Hoto Britannicse, or Studies in Ancient British History, containing various Disquisitions on the National and Religious Antiquities of Great Britain; this volume will complete the work, and will appear about Christmas.
About to be published, Parliamentary Letters, and other Poems, by Q in the Corner, in foolscap 8vo.
Swiss Scenery from designs by Major Cockburn, of the Koyal Artillery. The first number of this work, to he completed in ten, will be published on the first of January, containing five engravings.
Provincial Antiquities and Picturesque Scenery of Scotland ; the first part of this splendid work will appear early in the next year, containing five engravings, by Cooke, Pye, ].e Keux, &c. fromdrawingsbyMessrs.Turner, Calcott,' Thomson, Blorc, &c. &c. and Historical Illustration*, by Walter Scott, Esq.
Italian Scenery, Number 5, from drawing*, by E. F. Batty, containing five vjru- in Rome, is Dow ready fur publication.
Mr. T. Faulkner, of Chelsea, is printin:; tlie History and Antiquities of Kensington, inter [) i > i with biographical anecdotes of royal and distinguished personages, and illustrated by engravings^
The Rev. A. Ranken will soon publish volumes 4, 5, and 6, of the History of France,' continuing the History from the earliest accounts to the death of Henry III. in 1589.
The Rev. Archdeacon Nares is printing, iu a quarto volume, Illustrations of difficult Words and Phrases occurring in the English Writers of the age of queen Elizabeth.
In a few days will be published, The importance of peace and union in the Churches of Christ; and the best means of promoting them, a Sermon preached before the Associated Independent Churches of Hampshire, by Samuel Sleigh.
A Work designed as a proper companion to the Comforts of Old Age, is now in the press, and will be published in a few days, called the "Enjoyments of Youth"' the object of the Author of this small work, the scenery of which is laid in genteel life, is to impress upon the minds of the young, the pleasures of Religion and Morality, in contradistinction, to the insanity of the enstomary pursuits, (which are delineated) of the well bred young of both sexes in modern days j the story is told, rmt in the way of dry and abstract axioms, but by scenes (in the Vicar of Wakefield style) in which all or most may be supposed to participate in their progress through life.
The Rev H. G. White will soon pub. lish, in foolscap octavo, Letters from a Father to his Son in an office under government.
The Rev. E. W. Grinfield is printing, in an octavo volume. Sermons on the Parables and Miiacles of Jesus Christ.
Matthew Henry's Scripture Catechism, which has been out of print many years, is reprinting in a small pocket volume, and will be ready the beginning of the month.
An Accountof the Life, Ministry, and Writings of the Rev. John Fawcett, D. D. 54 years Minister of the Gospel, at Waingate and Hebditi Bridge, near Halifax, containing a variety of particulars not generally known relative, to the revival and progress of Religion in many parts of Yorkshire and Lancashire, &e. will be shortly published by his S'ni
In the press, Cliarenton; orthe Follies of the Age, a Philosophical Romance, translated from the French of M. Lourdoiuix. Charcnton is wtl) known to be the public establishment, near Paris, for insane persons. The Author has chosen it for the scene of adventures, and some
supposed inhabitants of it are his Dramatic Personae. This work gives a view of the political state of France, of its parties, of the natural tendency of tbe age to the general interests of mankind, and of the ultimate object of civilization, in its silent progress towards universal good.
Dr. Henry is printing a new and improved edition of his Elements of Chemistry.
Dr. Bostock will shortly publish tbe History and Present State of Galvanism.
The Rev. James Townley, Author of Biblical Anecdotes, has nearly ready for the press, Illustrations of Biblical Literature: exhibiting the History and Fate of the sacred writings from the earliest period to the present, including Biographical notices of eminent Translators of the Bible, and other Biblical Scholars, The work will be interspersed with Historical Sketches of Ecclesiastical Characters: the different substances on which writing has been successfully inscribed: Illummated MSS: Ancient Bookbinding: the origin of Printing: Bibliomancy Mysteries, and Miracle Plays; Indices Expur%atorii, &c. &c. It will also be accompanied with fac-similes of several Biblical MSS. and other engravings.
In the press. Scripture Costume, exhibited in a Series of Engravings, accurately coloured in imitation of the drawings representing the Principal Personages mentioned in the Old aud New Testament, drawn under the superiutendance of B. West, Esq. P. R. A. By R. Satchwell. Accompanied with Biographical and Historical Sketches. Imperial 4to.
Mr Chase, of Cambridge, has in the press, a work on Antinomianism, in which he has endeavoured to convict the abettors of that heresy, of hostility to the doctrines of Divine Grace.
Sir Gilbert Diane, Physician Extraordinary to His Majesty, has in the press, and nearly ready for publication, a Treatise on Medical Logic, founded on practice, with facts and observations.
Mr. John Power, Surgeon and Accoucheur, has in the press, a Treatise on Midwifery, developing a new principle, by which labour is greatly shortened, and the sufferings of the patient alleviated.
Shortly will be published, a new edition revised, of the Memoirs of Mr. Richard Morris, mnuy years Pastor of the Baptist Church, at Amersbam,Bucks, by the Rev. B. Godwin, Great Missenden.
In the press, and will be published in a few days, an Appeal to the public : or Religious Liberty not infringed in the Case of the Old Meeting House, Wolverhampton: with an Appendix, in which a full account will be given of the late violent proceedings of the Unitarians against Messrs. Steward and Mander.
In the press, and speedily will be published, The Fouutain of Life opened; or, a display of Christ in his essential and mediatorial Glory. By the late
Art. XIV. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED.
Memoirs of the public and private life »f John Howard, the Philanthropist, compiled from his own diary, his confidential letters, &c. By James Baldwin Brown, Esq. of the loner Temple, Barrister at Law, 4to. 21. As.
A Sequel to Mrs. Trimmer's Introduction to the Knowledge of Nature. By Sarah Trimmer, 18mo. 2s. 6d. bound.
A New Theoretical and Practical Grammar of the French Language, with numerous instructive Exercises. By C. Gros, Author and Editor of many valuable School Books, 12 mo. 5s. bound.
The Imperial Atlas: containing distinct Maps of the Empires, Kingdoms, and States of the World, with the Boundaries of Europe, as settled by the Treaty of Paris, and Congress of Vienna, to which are added, the most useful Maps of Ancient Geography, accompanied by an Outline of Physical Geography, &c. &c. By James Millar, M. D. Editor of the Encyclopaedia Edinensis, the last Edition of the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Lecturer on Natural History, Ice, tec. royal 4to. 21. 10s. half-bound.
The History of the City of Dublin, from the earliest Accounts, to the present Time: containing its Annals, Antiqui; ties, Ecclesiastical History, and Charters; its present Extent, Public Buildings, Schools, Institutions, tec. To which are added, Biographical Notices of Eminent Men, and copious Appendices of its Population, Revenue, Commerce, and Literature. By the late John Warburton, Esq. Deputy Keeper •f the Records in Birmingham Tower,
John Flavel. To be printed uniform with Beddome's Short Discourses.
Also the whole Works of the Rev. John Flavel, with a fine portrait of the Author, forming six large volumes, in demy octavo.
Mr. Campbell's long expected Biographical and Critical Lives of the British Poets, with illustrative specimens, will certainly be published in December.
the late Rev. James Whitelaw, and the Rev. R. Walsh, M. R. I. A. 2 vols. 4to. illustrated by numerous views of the principal Buildings, Maps of the City, &c
A Narrative of the Expedition which sailed front Eugland in the Winter of 1817, under the command of Colonels Campbell, Gilmore, Wilson, and Hippesley, to join the South American Patriots; comprising an account of the delusive Engagements upou which it was fitted out; the Proceedings, Distresses, and ultimate Fate of the Troops; with Observations and authentic Information, elucidating the real Character of the Contest, as respects the Mode of Warfare, and present state of the Armies; including a Detail of the difficulties encountered by the Author, after his Brigade had been disbanded, and put ashore on the Island of Saint Bartholomew; and of his ultimately being compelled to work his Passage to England, as a Seaman on board a West-Indiaman. By James Hackett, First Lieutenant in the late Artillery Brigade. 8vo. 5s. 6d.
Historical, Military, and Picturesque Observations on Portugal. Illustrated by 75 coloured plates: including authentic plans of the Sieges and Battles fought in the Peninsula, during the late War. By George Landmann, Lieutenant-colonel in the Corps of Royal Engineers. 2 vols, medium folio, 151. 15s.
Practical Observations on the Nature and Treatment of Marasmus, and of those Disorders allied to it, which may be strictly denominated Bilious. By Joseph Ayr -, M. D. Member of the Royal Medical Society of Edinburgh, one of the Physicians to the General Infirmary at Hull, fcc, 8ro. 7s, boards.
The Friend; a Series of Essays, in three volumes. By S. T. Coleridge, a new edition, II. 11s. 6d.
Vindicitt Wykehanrice; or, a Vindication of Winchester College. In a Letter to Henry Brougham, Esq. M. P. occasioned by his Inquiry into Abuses of Charity. By the Rev. W. L. Bowles.
Nightmare Abbey. By the Author of Headlong Hall, 12mo. 6*. 6d.
The Anglo-Cambrian: a Poem, in Four Books. By M. Unwood. 5s. sewed.
On Prayer; its nature,obligation, and privilege: with a few forms. By the Rev. Edward Bickerstetb, 12mo. 4s. 6d.
Old Church of England Principles, opposed to the New Light, in a Series of Sermons on the 6rst lesson in the Morning Service. By the Rev. R. Warner, 3vols. 12mo.lL
TOYACEt AND TKAVEII.
A Chronological Hurtory of Voyage*
into the Polar Regions; undertaken chiefly for the Purpose of discovering * North-east, North-west, or Polar Passaee between (be Atlantic and Pacific; from the earliest Period of Scandinavian Navigation, to the Departure of ihe recent Expeditions, under the Orders of Captains Ross and Buchan. By John Barrow, F. R. S. To «hich are added, a Narrative of Captain Buchan's Expedition into the Interior of Newfoundland, and a Relation of the Discovery of the Strait of Anian, mada by Captain L. F. Maldonado, in the Year 1588. With an original Map of the Arctic Resxm8vo. IS*.
Gleanings and Remarks collected doring many Months Residence at Buenos Ayres and *ithin the Upper Country; with a Prefatory Account of the Espedition from England, until the Surrender of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope, under the joint Command of Sir D Baird, G. C. B. K. C. and Sir Jin...' Popham, K. C. B. By Major Alexander Gillespie, now upon the Full-par retired List of the Royal Marines, illustrated by a Map of South America, end a Chart of Rio de la Plata, with Pilou -e Directions. Svo. 10s. boards.
VOL. X. NEW SERIES.
Africa, vnltnotcm stale of its interior, 449
Aleppo, revolution at, 109
Alexander, Emperor of Ruttia, inspects
Algiers, Pananti's narrative of a resi-
Altham and his wife, a tale, 389, et seq.
American rivers east of the mountains, de-
Americans deficient in cleanliness, 41
Ancyras, an extraordinary race of men,
Anecdote of Benezet, 312
Angora goat, its fine hair, 104
Angora, history of, 104
Ants, their courage, and battles, 120
Apparatus to be used on ship board for
Arabian a/chymist, a curious account of
Arctic expeditions; a poem by Miss
Armenia, Kinneir's journey through, 97,
Barnabas, Durant's sermon on the cha-
Bees, materials collected by them, 121, 2,
Bellamy's holy bible, uewly trauslated
remarks on it, 6; on the author's
Benezet, Vaux's life of, 367, el srq.
Betlis, present state of, 231; the beg,
Bible, holy, Bellamy's n'-w translation
Bicheno's inquiry into the nature of be-
Birkbeck's journey from Virginia to the
40, 1 ; dreary gloominess of a forest re-
41, 2 ; noble timber of the back set-