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ART. XXIII. SELECT LITERARY INFORMATION.
** Gentlemen and Publishers who have works in the press, will oblige the
Conductors of the ECLECTIC 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.
Mr. Jacobs and Mr. Valpy take this public opportunity of observing that they have waved the publication of their Hebrew Bible, lately advertised, for the present. Mr. Jacobs and Mr. Valpy, are induced to relinquish the undertak ing, in consequence of the recent public cation of a similar work by the Rev. Mr. Frey, which is intended to embrace the same advantages, two parts of which are already published, and have been noticed with approbation in the Oct.No. of our Review,
Mr. Wilson, of Magdalen college, Oxford, has a volume of Poems in the press. The principal poem is entitled the Isle of Palms; and there are many descriptive of the scenery among the English lakes,
Mr. Wm. Tucker will shortly publish, in an octavo volume, the Elements of the History of Revolutinary Europe, with a large engraved chart.
Thomas Myers, M. A. of the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, will shortly publish an Introduction to Historical, Physical, and Political Geography, in an octavo volume, illustrated by eighteen quarto maps. * Mr. Saint, of Norwich, is about to publish Letters on the Necessity of Reform in the Studies at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, and on the Abuses in the public Military Institutions of the Country.
The Life of Prince Potemkin, field. marshal in the service of Russia, during the reign of Catherine II, compiled from authentic documents, is printing in an octavo volume.
Mr. Parkinson's third volume of the Organic remains of a former World, is ready for pnblication.
Mr. B. Travers' Inquiry concerning Injuries to the Canal of the Intestines, in an octavo volume, will shortly appear. "A correct and elegant edition in French of Madame de Stael's work. “De la Litterature Ancienne et Moderne,” which has been: suppressed on the continent, will be published in a few days,
with Memoirs of the Author's Life prefixed. In two volumes, small octavo.
The late Mr. Smeaton's Reports, Es. timates, and Treatises, on Canals, Navigable Rivers, Harbours, &c. with other Miscellaneous Papers, printed chiefly from his manuscripts, in three quarto volumes, are nearly ready for publication.
Edward Wakefield, esq. will shortly publish, in a quarto volume, the Present State of Ireland.
Shortly will be published, Northern Antiquities; or, Tracts, designed to il. lustrate the early History, Poetry, and Romance of the Nations of the North of Europe. In royal 4to, printed in the best Manner, by Ballantyne and Co. price 31. 3s. boards. : In the press, and speedily will be published, a new edition of Richardson's Essays on Shakespeare's Dramatic Charecters, enlarged and corrected.
Mr. T. Thomas, of Wareham, will shortly publish, the Analogies and Anomalies of the Hebrew Language consi. dered, particularly in relation to the Languages of Greece and Rome.
Robert Southey, esq. has nearly ready for publication, Omniana, in a duodecimo volume; also a second edition, in two duodecimo volumes, of the Curse of Kehama,
The Spicure No. 1. will be published on the First day of January next and continued monthly.
The third volume of the second and enlarged edition of Aiton's Hortus Kewensis, is nearly ready for publica. tion.
Mr. E, H. Barker, of Trinity College, Cambridge, will speedily publish, Cicero de Amicitia, et Senectute, from the text of Ernesti, with notes and remarks; and an Appendix, in which will be found some curious articles on the affinity of different languages to the Latin, including two Essays on the Origin and Extinction of the Latin tongue, communicated to the author by the Rev. R. Patrick, of Hull.
Mr. James Savage, will publish in
the course of next month, Observa. be found some pieces, by Dryden, Santions on the Varieties of Architecture, dys, Fanshawe, and other contemporary used in the structure of parish churches. Poets, discovered at Tixall, and never
The author of " The Battles of the before published. Danube and Barrosa," will shortly pub The second volume of the Medicolish a Poem, in two parts, entitled The Chirurgical Transactions, is nearly ready Conflict of Albuera, without notes, price for publication. 58.
The fourth volume (containing IreMr. Shulher, is preparing for the land) of the Biographical Peerage of press, the Triumphs of Learning, a the United Kingdom, is in a state of forPoem.
wardness. Mr. C. Bradley, of Wallingford, has Mr. Maddock, has in the press, in a in the press an edition of Phædrus, quarto volume, the Life of Lord Chanwith English notes, for the use of cellor Somers, including Remarks on the schools. The objectionable fables are Public Affairs of his Time and the Bill omitted.
of Rights, with a commentary. Mr, Thomas Todd, of St. Martin's Mr. Allan Burns, of Glasgow, will lane, announces a New History or Dic soon publish, in an octavo volume, Obtionary of Engravers, who have prac servations on the Surgical Anatomy of tised the art in its different branches, the Head and Neck, illustrated by nuin wood, metal, or other substances, merous cases and engravings. from its appearance in the fifteenth cen Sir R. Philips, intends to publish, a tury to the present time.
new periodical work under the title of Shortly will be published, Tixall Poe- the Spirit of Literature, on the plan of try; from Originals in the Possession the Supplemental Numbers of the of, and accompanied with Notes, Illus- Monthly Magazine, but independent of, trations, and an Introduction, by Ar- and unconnected with that work. thur Clifford, esq. Editor of the State Mr. J. M. Flindall, Bookseller of Papers and Letters of Sir Ralph Sadler, Lambeth Marsh, has in a state of forIn demy and royal 4to, printed in the wardness, a Catalogue of Scarce and best Manner, by Ballantyne and Co. Rare English Portraits, and of Books with Engravings. This volume will containing such Portraits, chiefly comcontain a number of original Poems, piled from the more bulky volumes of chiefly composed by individuals Bromley and Grainger; and, for the of the Aston Family (for many convenience of collectors, it is printed centuries resident at Tixall, near Staf- in a pocket size. Subjoined are notes ford) during the early part of the 17th by the compiler, who has for several century. A few vriginal Letters will years employed his leisure hours in this be added, which throw some light on task. the Poems ; and in the Appendix will
Art. XXIV. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED. AGRICULTURE.
CLASSICAL LITERATURE. A general view of the Agriculture of Bibliotheca Classica Selecta: a CaAberdeenshire, drawn up under the di- talogue of a valuable and useful col. rection of the Board of Agriculture. By lection of Greek and Latin Classics, G. S. Keith, D. D. 8vo. 15s.
Lexicons, Biblical Literature, &c. &c. A Treatise on the breeding of Swine Several on large paper, and in morocco and curing of Bacon; with hints on and russia leather bindings. They are otber Agricultural Subjects. By R. An- now on sale, with the prices affixed, at derson, 8vo. 58.
Lunn's Classical Library, Soho-square
EDUCATION, A set of Astronomical Tables, for the Years 1780, 1781, 1782, 1783, for the A Vindication of Dr. Bell's System of use of those who study. Elementary Tuition, in a Series of Letters. By Philosophy, or Astrology. By Thomas Herbert Marsh, D.D.F.R.S. Margaret White, Vol. 1. 12ino. 8s. Or each Professor of Divinity in the University Year separate, Price 2s.
of Cambridge. 8vo. 18.
Maxims and Directions for Youth, on
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Code, and the expediency of a strict atand Schools. By the Rev. J. Thornton, tention to the details of its administra18mo. Is. 3d.
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The Dairyman's Daughter ; an aural reflections. By Olinthus Gregory,
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VOYAGE AND TRAVELS.
A Journal of a Tour in Iceland, in the
Wernerian Society of Edinburgh, 10%
The Title Page and Contents of Vol. VII, Part II. and the General-Index, will
be found in the Number for January, 1812.
Abu Taleb, travels of, in Asia, Africa, and tions on the authority of the narrative,
Europe, 72; remarks of a remote stran 222, 226
Jaggernaut, 576, 583; this horrible ido- -
vernment, 583; reflections on this shameful
rectors of the, 987; efforts made to carry Ceylon, and the Malayan Archipelago,
Banks of the Wye, Bloomfield's poem of the,
of, 153; their merits and general con Tales, 1104-5; extracts from the Banks of
Beddoes, Dr. Stock's life of, 491; estimate
Beddoes, 491-3, 504-5; outline of his life,
fessional character. 616; Duppa's, life of, Bible society, British and Foreign, review of
bibles, 62-67; account of the Society's
issued, and in what languages-pecunia.
its excellence, 68-71; remarks on a coun-
try clergyman's letter and second lettera
of the life of, from the Greek of Philos mouth-Lord Teignmouth's reply to Dr.