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price 10s. 6d. in boards, the third edition, greatly improved and enlarged, of Drury's National Discoveries in Agriculture.
ANCIENT ENGLISH LITERATURE
Messrs. Roden and Craske, Stamford, propose to republish, in a post 4to. volume, "Pierce Penilesse his Supplication to the Diuel," by Thomas Nash, Gent. To be printed from the Edition of Abel Seffs in 1592, collated with that of R. Jhoues of the same date. The Reprint will be limited to one hundred copies, and will be accompanied with a Biographical and Literary Introduction, by Octavius Gilchrist, Esq. F.S.A. Subscribers names received by Longman, and Co. Triphook, and Murray.
The Life of President Edwards, originally written by Dr. Hopkins of America, revised and improved, with occasional notes, by the late Dr. Williams of Rotherham, will be published next month, in a duodecimo volume.
Speedily will be published, in 4to. Inquiry into the Origin and Early History of Engraving, on Copper and in Wood; with an Account of the most ancient Engravers and their Works, from the earliest period to the middle of the Sixteenth Century; comprising Observations on some of the First Books ornamented with Wood cuts. By William Young Ottley, F. S. A. The work will be illustrated by numerous facsimilies of scarce and interesting specimens of the art, and will be further enriched by impressions taken from some of the original blocks engraved by Albert Durer. Fifty copies, with proof impressions of the plates, are printing, of the same size as the large paper copies of Dibdin's edition of Ames and Herbert's Typographical Antiquities.
Preparing for publication, Three Engravings of the Bust of Shakspeare, from his Monument at Stratford-upon-Avon; accompanied by an Essay on the Life and Writings of England's Bard. In the winter of 1814, Mr. George Bullock of Tenterden Street, Hanover Square, made a careful and elaborate Cast of the Bust at Stratford, under peculiar and very advantageous circumstances; and it is intended to publish three different Prints from it :-viz. 1. a full Face; 2. a three-quarter Face; and, 3. a Profile. These varied views will represent the whole contour and character of the head and face: and such are the strongly-marked peculiarities of these, and of the Poet, that it is almost the bounden duty of the artist and the author to preserve and disseminate accurate representations of the one, and every authentic memorial of the other. Besides the three Portraits, two or three Wood Cuts
will be introduced, directly connected with the subject. These prints will be engraved in the best style, by artists of eminent talents, from pictures by Thomas Phillips, Esq. R.A. and Henry Richter, Esq. It is also intended to publish a few Casts of the Bust: some of which will be the full size of the original, and others merely of the head and shoulders. These Portraits, with the Memoir, will be published in quarto; and only a small number will be worked: all of which shall be fair and good impressions. There will be one hundred and fifty Proofs on India Paper, Imperial 4to: at Three Guineas each. The remainder will be worked on Medium 4to. at 11. 11s. 6d. each.
Mr. James Wyld will soon publish, on one large sheet, a Map of the World, exhibiting at one view the extent, population, and religion of each country.
Mr. Edmund Boyce will shortly publish The Belgian Traveller; or a Guide through the kingdom of the United Netherlands; containing an account of its history, character, customs, natural productions, and commerce; a correct description of every principal town, its population, trade, curiosities, and principal inns, and the time, and mode of conveyance, from place to place, containing all that can interest the merchant or the traveller; to which is prefixed a large and correct Map, including the post roads, cross roads, and post stations.
and public buildings. 3. Ou drying and heating by steam. 4. Miscellaneous observations, with many useful tables, illustrated by plates. With an Appendix, containing Observations on open fires, stoves, heated air, lime-kilns, &c.
Also, by the same author, A Treatise on the Building, or Architecture, of Waterwheels; containing detailed descriptions of their component parts, and descriptions of a great variety of Water-wheels, with practical observations, and, in some cases, particular specifications for the direction of workmen, and the calculation of estimates. With many useful tables. Intended more particularly for the use of millwrights, and students of mechanical drawing. To which is added, u Treatise on machinery for propelling vessels, especially steam-boats. Fully illustrated by plates.
Miss Burney, author of Traits of Nature, &c. has in the press, Tales of Fancy.
Mrs. Pinchard, author of the Blind Child, has in the press, the Ward of Delamere, a novel, in three volumes.
MEDICINE AND CHIRURGERY.
The Curse of Ulrica, or the White Cross Knights of Riddarholmere, a Swedish roSir James Fellowes intends publishing|mance, in three volumes, is in the press. shortly, some Reports on the Pestilential Fever of Spain; being the result of his observation and enquiries into the origin and progress of that disorder in Andalusia in 1800, during a residence of five years in that country; and a particular detailed account will be given of the fatal Epidemic at Gibraltar in 1804, and of the two last at Cadiz in 1810 and 1813.
Speedily will appear, Display, a Tale for Young Persons, by Miss Jane Taylor, one of the authors of Original Poems for Infant Minds.
M. De Lewis is preparing for publication, in English and French, in two 8vo. volumes, England at the beginning of the Nineteenth Century, after the manner of Mad. de Stael.
Paris Chit Chat, or a View of the Society, Manners, Customs, Literature, and Amusements of the Parisians, will soon appear in
two duodecino volumes.
Duties of the East-India Company's Civil
Mr. Duncan, author of the Essay on Genius, has in the press a work entitled The Philosophy of Human Nature. This treatiserial relates chiefly to morals; but besides giving a complete view of the subject expressed in the title, Part II. will contain a new theory intended to explain all human interests.
The Memoirs and Confessions of Thomas Ashe, Esq. author of the Spirit of the Book, will speedily appear in three volumes. This work will exhibit some most curious facts relative to the Princess of Wales and other distinguished characters.
Mr. Colburn will shortly publish_two works from the pen of the celebrated De Chateaubriand: one is entitled Recollections of Italy, England, and America; the subject of the other is the Revolutions of Empires.
To be published early in this montb, elegautly printed in royal 8vo. and ornamented with Capitals and about twenty Portraits, finely engraved on Wood for this express purpose, Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetica; or, a Descriptive Catalogue of a singularly rare and rich Collection of Old English Poetry: illustrated by occasional Extracts, with Notes, critical and biographical. The impression on royal 8vo. will be limited to 450, and 50 copies only will be printed on impe8vo, with proof Impressions of the Portraits worked on India paper.
Mr. Peter Coxe proposes to publish, in royal 8vo. the Social Day, in four cantos, embellished with twenty-five engravings.
At press, Miscellaneous Poems, by John Byrom, M.A. F.R.S. with some accouut of his life.
Mr. W. Wordsworth will soon publish, in 4to. the White Doe of Rylstone, or the Fate of the Mortons, a poem.
Mr. T. Grinfell, of Trinity college, Cambridge, has a volume of Poems nearly ready for publication.
The Theological Works of Dr. James Arminius, professor of divinity in the University of Leyden, are in the press.
Mr. William Jaques has now in the press, and will publish in a few weeks, a second and improved Edition of his translation of Professor Franck's Guide to the study of the Scriptures, with Notes, Life, &c.
The Devout Communicant, according to the Church of England, with prayers and meditations, and a companion to the Lord's table, is printing in a small volume.
At press, the third edition of the Rev. Dr. Holland's Visitation Sermon: in which the imputation upon the regular clergy, of not
A New Key to Walkinghame's Tutor's Assistant: containing all the questions in the useful part of that work, wrought at full length, with references to each question as they now stand in the various editions printed at London, York, Gainsborough, &c. By William Ord, schoolmaster, Yealand. 12mo. 4s, bound.
History of the Secret Societies of the Army, and of the Military Conspiracies, which had for their object the Destruction of the Government of Buonaparte. Translated from the French. 8vo. 7s.-The same work in French, 8vo. 7s.
Authentic Memoirs of the Life of John Sobieski, King of Poland, illustrative of the inherent errors in the former Constitution of
An Easy Introduction to the Mathema tics; in which the history, theory, and practice of the leading branches are familiarly laid down; with numerous explanations and notes, memoirs of mathematical authors and their works, &c. The whole forming a complete and easy system of elementary instruction, adapted to the use of students in general, especially of those who possess not the means of verbal instruction. By Charles Butler. 2 vols. 8vo. 11. 11s. 6d.
MEDICINE AND CHIRURGERY.
The Principles of Surgery; also, a System of Surgical Operations. By John Bell, Surgeon. Part 1 to 4, 12s. each. To be completed iu Twelve Monthly Parts, 160 Plates, many coloured.
A Series of Mercantile Letters, with the Weights, Measures and Monies, reduced into the English standard, &c. By E. Hodgkins. The second edition, considerably en-land, Esq. Fellow of the Royal College of larged and improved, &c. 12mo. 4s. 6d. Surgeons, and Assistant Surgeon to the Westminster General Dispensary. 8vo. 6s.
The Dictionary of Merchandize, and No- | menclature in all European Languages, for the use of Counting-houses, &c. containing the History, Places of Growth, Culture, Use, and marks of excellency, of such Natural Productions as form articles of commerce. By C. H. Kauffman. The fourth edition, considerably enlarged and improved by an alphabetical arrangement of all European foreign names of merchandize, with their translation into the English language, by the Editor of the Commercial Dictionary, and Foreign Price Current of Europe. 8vo. 128.
Observations on the Symptoms and Treatment of the Diseased Spine, previous to the Period of Incurvation, with some Remarks on the consequent Palsy. By Thomas Cope
Observations on the Animal Economy, By a Physician. 8vo. 6s,
Practical Observations on Necrosis of the Tibia; illustrated by Cases, and a Copperplate. To which is added, a Defence of a tract entitled, Description of an Affection of the Tibia induced by Fever. By Thomas Whately, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in London. 8vo. Gis.
An Essay toward the Improvement of some of the Important Instruments of Surgery, and of the Operations in which they are employed. By William Jardine, Surgeon of the Royal Navy. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
Harmonies of Nature. By Bernardin de St. Pierre, Author of Studies of Nature, &c. with a beautiful Portrait of the Author. 3 vols. 8vo.
Hints to Travellers in Italy. By Sir Richard Colt Hoare, Bart. 8vo. 4s.
The English Works of Roger Ascham, Preceptor to Queen Elizabeth. A new edition, with some additions never before published, 8vo. 11. 19.
Essays, Moral and Entertaining, on the various Faculties and Passions of the Human Mind. By the Right Hon. Edward, Earl of Clarendon. 2 vols. foolscap 8vo. 12s.
The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, with Memoirs of his Life and Writings, composed by himself; illustrated from his Letters, with occasional Notes, and Narrative. By John Lord Sheffield. A new edition, comprising nearly one-third of new matter, with a Portrait and other Engravings. 5 vols. 8vo. 31. 5s.-A very few copies are printed in royal 8vo. 41. 10s.-The third volume, in quarto, containing all the additional matter, will be ready in a few days.
Dellon's Account of the Inquisition at Goa. A new translation from the French. With an Appendix, containing an account of the escape of Archibald Bowyer (one of the Inquisitors) from the Inquisition at Macerata, in Italy. 8vo. 6s.
Public Disputation of the Students of the College of Fort William, in Bengal, before the Right Hon. Earl Moira, Governor-Generat of Bengal, and Visitor of the College, together with his Lordship's Discourse, 20th June, 1814. 8vo. 3s.
Researches about Atmospheric Phenomena. By Thomas Forster, F.L.S. The se cond edition, greatly enlarged. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
NOVELS AND ROMANCES.
Warwick Castle; a historical novel. By Miss Prickett. 3 vols. 12mo.
Howard. By John Gamble, Esq. Author of Sarsfield, &c. 2 vols. 12mo.
Maria; or, the Hollanders. By Louis Buonaparte. 3 vols. 12mo. 16s. 6d. Guy Mannering; or, the Astrologer. By the Author of Waverley. 3 vols. 12mo. 11. 15.
Sermons, preached before the University of Oxford, and now published in two voMineralogical Nomenclature, alphabeti-lumes, with alterations and additions. By cally arranged; with Synoptic Tables of the John Eveleigh, D. D. late Provost of Oriel Chemical Analyses of Minerals. By Thomas College, and Prebendary of Rochester. 2 vols. Allan. Post 8vo. 12s.
New Evangelical Magazine, 6d. montbly. The Theological Inquirer; or, Poiemical Magazine: being a general medium of communication on Religion, Metaphysics, and Moral Philosophy. Open to all parties. Conducted by Erasmus Perkins, Esq. Number I. to be continued monthly. 8vo. 2s. 6d.
Engelsche Spraakkunst met Werkdadige Oeffeningen, &c. or English Grammar for Dutchmen. Also, Elements of English Conversation, in easy and familiar Dialogues, Idioms, and Letters, in English and Dutch. By J. B. D'Hassendonck. 12mo. 6s.
Lucien Buonaparte, of the Institute of France, &c. &c. Translated into English verse by the Rev. Samuel Butler, D.D. and the Rev. Francis Hodgson, A. M. 2 vols. 4to. 41. 4s. royal paper, 71. 7s.
Charlemagne; or, the Church Delivered: an epic poem, in twenty-four books. By
Brown's Self-Interpreting Bible. A new edition, with considerable additions, by the Rev. Thomas Raffles, of Liverpool. Illustrated by a series of Engravings, by C. and A. W. Warren, Esqrs. from original pictures, painted purposely for the work, by Edward Bird, Esq. R. A. Historical Painter to her Royal Highness the Princess Charlotte of Wales. Part I. 4to. 5s. And on superfine royal paper, with proof Plates, Ss.
Nine Sermons on the Nature of the Evidence by which the Fact of our Lord's Resurrection is established; and on various other subjects. To which is prefixed, a Dissertation on the Prophecies of the Messiah dispersed among the Heathen. By Samuel Horsley, LL.D. F.R.S. F.S.A. late Lord Bishop of St. Asaph. 8vo. 10s. 6d.
Facts and Evidences on the Subject of Baptism; in a Letter to a Deacon of a Baptist Church, with two Plates. By the Editor of Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible. 8vo. 1s.
Travels in the Ionian Isles, in Albania, Thessaly, and Greece, in 1812 and 1813. Together with an account of a Residence at Joannina, the capital and court of Ali Pasha; and with a more cursory Sketch of a Route through Attica, the Morea, &c. By Henry Holland, M.D. F.R.S. &c. Illustrated by a Map, and twelve Engravings. 4to. 31. Ss.
Foreign Literary Gazette.
French Language, versus the German,
The writers of the French journals are extremely unwilling to allow that the French language has suffered any diminution of its usual interest during the Congress at Vienna. They allow that their language is naturally objectionable to some of the German potentates, who wished that German, only, should be spoken, in this august assembly. They admit also, that as most of the Sovereigns and Princes being born in Germany, are accustomed from their infancy to the use of the German language, it can occasion wonder that they should adopt that language in their family parties;-but, say they, they are frequently heard in public to speak French. They add, that the Sovereigns have paid great attention to the French theatre, where French actors have performed in their native tongue and that, in fact, this theatre, with few novelties (or none) and a moderate share of talents in the company of performers, has met with great success. We conceive from the retiring tone of their remarks, that the current of opinion and sentiment ruus, to their knowledge, completely against them.
Lutheran-anti-Lutheran, or the Poet
Some time ago, our readers were amused with the report of enormous long tragedies, founded on the life and writings of Luther, which M. Werner, a German dramatist had adapted to the stage of his country. At this moment, this very M. Werner, occupies the imaginations of the good Christians at Vienna, as much or nearly as much—as the Congress itself. That assembly indeed, treats on temporals only: M. Werner treats on spirituals. Once he depicted the principles and effects of Lutheranism, with all the powers of his muse, and all the seductive colouring that his imagination could devise or employ. -Now he glows with all the fervour of Catholicism, and horrors upon horrors rise at his command, to enshroud the shade of guilty Luther, in the blackest darkness of despair and eternal night.
The history of his conversion to the Church of Rome, deserves insertion. He had repaired to Vienna for the purpose of amusing himself, some years back. One evening, he was fixed in deep contemplation on those gloomy masses which compose the gothic Cathedral of St. Stephen: suddenly, a door opened-torches glim- VOL. II. Lit. Pan. New Series. April 1.
mered;-a priest carried the host in pro cession to a dying person;-struck with the sight, the poet felt a revolution in his internal sensations; his opinions felt the same revolution, he went to Rome, abjured his Lutherauism, and revailed himself to the Church, in the Bas a of St. Peter. As an act of penitence ad expiation, he passed two years in eremitical seclusion at the foot of Mount Vesuvius. Now returned into Germany, he displays his talent as a preacher, and his sermons-always highly favourable to Catholicism-draw immense crowds. This incident presents a curious whole:-in the morning, at the Church, the city en masse listens, admires, and repents: in the evening, at the theatre, the city en masse throngs the house, to see the Lutheran tragedies, composed by the same preacher as had moved their very souls in the morning! In vain does he declaim against his own plays: his auditors intent on doing him justice as a poet, become his spectators also;-but in which capacity they most admire him-time will shew, by the consequences.
Several of the foreign Princes have formed part of his congregation. A sepulchral voice, a pale countenance, haggard eyes, and fervid expressions, contribute to announce, in M. Werner, another St. Januarius. He lodges with the order of the Servites; he continues a course of personal discipline, (which in the Church of Rome means scourgings, and other mortifications of the body)-nevertheless, he does tionately pressed; and his presence is not refuse invitations to dinner when affecattributed to the charitable hope of being able to edify the company by his maxims, his observations, his morals; or at least by a living evidence that modern days also may furnish an additional Saint to the Holy Calendar of the most holyChurch.
Exaggeration of colours, in Pictures of the Modern French School.
The Critics who declare their judgment at Paris, on the productions of the French School of the Fine Arts, have lately entered their protest against extreme exaggeration of colours, which predominates in the pictures exhibited in that metropolis. They describe these performances as wonderfully brilliant in point of colours, but remarkably deficient in harmony. They display-not the riches, but the luxury and licence of the palette. This effect is attributed, by some, to the great improvements made within the twenty-five years last past in the manufacture and perfectioning of the colouring pigments employed in the Arts: these are now so pure and brilliant that D