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vantage, and counteract the sale of profane and immoral tracts and ballads now in extensive circulation.
Speedily will be published, Armageddon: a Poem, in twel ve books. By the Rev. G. Townsend, A. B. Trinity College, Cambridge. Mr. Townsend has determined on printing the eight first books of Armageddon, in one vo
uine, quarto, price il. Is. The work will go to press in three or four weeks. As a very few copies will be printed, Mr. Townsend will be obliged to those who honour him with their Subscriptions to send their names to Mr. A. J. Valpy, London,
In the press, and shortly will be pub. lished, the Practical Expositor, or Scripture illustrated by facts, arranged for every day in the year. In 1 yol. 12mo. by C. Buck.
In the press, and nearly ready for publication, the Duties, Advantages, Pleasures, and Sorrows of the Marriage State. By John Orington, of Clapham, in 12mo. price 3s.
A New Novel from the pen of the author of Cecilia, Evelina &c. will appear early in November.
The Medical and Chirurgical Society will publish the fourth volume of their Translations in October.
Dr. Smith has made considerable progress in the third edition of his Introduction to Physiological and Systematical Botany which will be published in one volume octavo, illustrated by nume. rous engravings.
Mrs. Roberts, author of the tale of Rose and Emily, is engaged on a Novel in 3 vols. which will be ready forpublica. tion in December.
Dr. Hutton has nearly ready for pub
lication the second edition of Recrea. tions in Mathematics and Natural PhiJosophy: containing amusing Dissertations and Enquiries concerning a variety of Subjects, the most Remarkable and Proper to excite Curiosity and Attention to the whole range of the Mathem atical and Philosophical Sciences: First composed by M. Ozanam, of the Royal Academy of Sciences, &c. Lately recom posed, and greatly enlarged, in a new Edition, by the celebrated M. Montucla, and now translated into English, and improved with many Additions and Observations : the work will be comprised in four volumes octavo, and illustrat. ed with nearly one hundred quarto plates.
Mr. William Daniel, A. R. A. is preparing for publication, a Picturesque Voyage round Great Britain illustrated with coloured Engravings. To com mence with a Picturesque Voyage from the Lands End towards Anglesea. The Design of this voyage is to give a Dem scriptive Account of the Coast and of every object worthy of observation in its Vicinity, of the Towns, Harbours, Forts aud the general character and appearance of the Shore round the Island. The Voyage will be written by Mr. Richard Ayton, and illustrated with coloured prints engraved by Mr. William Daniell from his own drawings made expressly for the purpose.
It will be published in Montbly Numbers, each Number to contain two plates, coloured, with sixteen pages of letter press.
The present portion of the work will consist of Fourteen Numbers forming one large volume in Iınperial Quarto. The first Number will appear early in the ensuing Winter,
Art, XV. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED.
BIOGRAPHY An Essay on the Study and Composition of Biography. "By James Field Stanfield, 8vo. price 10s. 64. bds.
With a fine Portrait from an original Miniature. Memoirs of George Frederick Cooke, Esq. late of the Theatre Royal Covent-garden. By William Dunlapp, Esq. 2 vols. 8vo. price 11. Is. bds.
General Biography; or, Livce, Cria
tical and Historical of the most eminent. Persons of all Ages, Countries, Conditions, and Professions, arranged according to Alphabetical Order. Composed by Dr. Aikin, and other able Historians Vol. 8, 4to. 21. 2s. bds.
An Essay on the Character of Henry the Fifth, when Prince of Wales. By Alexander Luders, Esq. crown 8vo. 59. bds.
Phædo; a Dialogue on the Immortality of the Soul. Translated from the Greek of Plato, with Notes, by T. R. J. Esq. A. M. 8vo. price 10s. 6d, bds,
EDUCATION. The fifth Edition of the Latin Primæ. By the Rev. R. Lynne, price 4s. 6d. bound.
The History of England from the earliest Period to the close of the year 1812. By John Bigland, 2 vols. 8vo. price 11. 16s. bds.
A Topographical and Military description of Germany and the Surrounding Country. By Captain Muller, 8vo. 79. bda.
Siege de Tarragone de l'Assaut et de la Prise de cette Place, par les Français au mois de Juin, 1811. Par le General D. Ju. Senem de Contreras, 8vo. 5s. Avec les Details de son Evasion du Chateau Fort où il etait imprisonnée, et quelques Observations sur la Nature, les Stratagems, et les Ressources du Gouvernement Français.
Cary's General Atlas, imperial 4to. 41. 45. bds; and 41. 14s. 6d. hf-bd Russia A New General Atlas, in Sixty-eight Plates, full coloured ; containing separate Maps of all the Kingdoms and States throughout the Worl.
Map of Deronshire price 21. 2s. in Sheets. A new Topographical Map of Devonshire, including Parts of the adjacent Counties, on a Scale of Half an Inch to a Mile, reduced from a Survey made by Order of the Board of Ordnance, under the Direction of Col. Mudge.
A new Map of the Countries extending froin the Adriatic to the Gulf of Bothnia, and thence eastward to the Mouths of the Scheldt ; intended to exhibit the present State of War, between the Belligerent Powers. Price 14s. in sheet, and 186. mounted on Rollers, or in case for the pocket.
A new Map of Spain and Portugal, in which the Roads, Rirers, Mountains, Sc. are carefully delineated from the most recent Authorities. Price 78. 6d. in sheet, and 10s, 6d. in case for the pocket.
A Sketch of the Russian Cainpaign, in 1812, by the Hon. Robert Clifford; including a Plan of the Russiau Posi
tion at Borodino; in one large sheet, price 75. 6d.
MISCELLANEOUS. Observations on Works of Fiction in general, and particularly those for Chil. dren and Adolescence. 12mo. price 4s. bds.
Letters written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries; to which are added, Hearne's Journies to Reading, and to Waddon Hall, the Seat of Browne Willis, Esq. and Lives of Eminent Men: by John Aubrey, Esq. The Whole now first published from the Originals in the Bodleian Library and Ashmolean Mustum; with biographical and literary illustrations. By the author of Selections from the Gentleman's Magazine, S vols. Svo. 11. 11s. 6d, bd.
Tales of the Dead, principally translated from the French, small Svo. 9s. bds.
Liberality and Prejudice, a Tale. By Eliza Coxe, 3 vols. 12mo. price 185. bds.
Time-tables, to facilitate the Calcu. lation of loterest, &c. &c. on Bills and Accounts current; consisting of Three Hundred and Sixty-fire Tables, exhibiting, without Calculation, the Nuinber of Days from each day of the year, to every other day of the year. By J. N. Cossham, accountant, Bristol, 12mo. 18s. bds.
A Reply to the Strictures of the Rev. Isaac Milner, D.D. Dean of Carlisle, &c. By Herbert Marsh, D. D. F. R. S. Mar. garet Professor of Divinity in Cambridge. price 3s. 6d.
The second part, consisting of the Third aud Fourth volumes of the Letters
Mrs. Elisabeth Montagu, with some of the Letters of her Correspondents; containing her Letters from the age of twenty-three to forty, ending with the Coronation of George the third. Pub. lished by Matthew Montagu, Esq. her Nephew and Executor. vol. 3, 4, crown 8vo. 14s. bds. and on large Paper, price one guinea in bds.
NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. An Introduction to the Study of the Mithematical Principles of Natural Philosophy; containing a Series of Lectures upon the Rectilinear and Projectile Motion, the Mechanical Action, and the Rotatory and Vibratory Motion of Bodies. By the Rev. B. Bridge, B.D. F.R.S. vol. 8vo. 11 5s. bds,
Poetical Sketches of Scarborough ; written to accompany a Series of Twenty-one Homorous Designs, made during a Visit there last Season; descriptive of the Customs and Amusements of ihat fashionable Wateriøg-place. Royal 8vo. 11. Js. boards.
Leaves of La orel; or New Probationary Odes. Collected and edited by
Q. and W. W. The Third Edition, revised, with several Pieces, never before published, of Hymns and Poems, Doctrinal and Experimental, on a variety of Subjects. By Daniel Herbert, of Sudbury. 3s, 6d. boards. -- fine Paper, 4s. 6d.
The World before the Flood. A Poem, in Ten Cantos. With other Oc. casional Pieces. Second Edition. 12mo.
THEOLOGY. Sermons, on Important Subjects; to which is added, Charge delivered to the Clergy of the Diocese of Meath. By T. L. O’Beirne, D.D. ·M R. I. A Lord Bishop of Meath. Also may be bad, by the same Author, Sermons preached on several occasions.
The First Seven Epochs of the Ancient Britisb Church : Sermon, preached at St. Peter's Church, Carmarthen, on the 2d of July, 1812. By the Rt. Rev. Thomas Burgess, D. D. F. R. S. & S. A. Bishop of St. David's.
Remarks on Methodism, intended to show its Discordance in certain Points
with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, 8vo. Ts. 6d. bds.
A Treatise on Human Happiness. By the late Rev. W. Stevens, D. D. Edited by the Rev. Thomas Martyn, B. D. F. R. and L. S. Regius Professor of Botany in the University of Cambridge.
An Apology for Promoting Christianity in India ; containing Two Let. ters, addressed to the Hon, the EastIndia Company, concerning the Idol Joggernaut; and a Memorial, "presented to the Bengal Government in 1807, in Defence of the Christian Missions in India. Printed by Order of the Hon, the House of Commons. To which are now added, Remarks on the Letter addressed by the Bengal Government to the Court of Directors in Reply to the Menorial. With an Appendix, containing various official Papers, chiefly extracted from the Parliamentary Records relating to the Promulgation of Christianity in India. By the Rev. Claudius Buchanan, D. D. 8vo. 7s. 60. boards.
Family Discourses. By: Henry Lacey. In two volumes. crown, 8vo. 12s. bds.
TRAVELS. Narrative of a Tour taken in 1667, to la Grande Chartreuse and Alet. By Don Claude Launcelot, with a brief Sketch of the Institution of the Port Royal. Svo, 8s, bds,
FOR NOVEMBER, 1813.
Art. I, Letters from the Mediterranean: containing a Civil and
Political Account of Sicily, Tripoly, Tunis, and Malta : with Biographical Sketches, Anecdotes and Observations, illustrative of the present state of those Countries, and their relative situation with respect to the British Empire. By E. Blaquiere, Esq.
2 vol. 8vo. pp. 1052. Colburn. 1813. MR. Blaquiere is, we understand, an officer in the Royal
Navy; and the matter which forms these volumes was collected during the time that he was entrusted with the command of a small vessel in the Mediterranean, and, in the course of his professional duties, occasionally visited the countries that he describes. Combining with the profession of the author, the circumstance of his work being most humbly dedicated to his Majesty's government and the British nation,' we were not, we confess, inclined to augur very favourably of the manner in which he would acquit himself of a part of the task which it seemed scarcely possible for bim to decline, In these forebodings, however, we have been agreeably disappointed : wherever censure is due, we find him bestowing it stoutly and fearlessly; and his Majesty's government, instead of the praise they might expect from the humble’ dedication, will encounter some very pointed animadversions on the measures they have pursued with respect to Sicily, and may acquire a great deal of useful information-if they have the will and ability to profit by it.
The first of these volumes is oecupied by the account of Sicily; the second with Tripoly, Tunis, and Malia, In the first letter we find a general description of Sicily. The popudation, though the statements given of it by different persons Vol. X.