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the “ Philological Society" at Bucharest is eighteen, to which must be added ten corresponding members, mostly at Vienna.

Among the works announced, is a literal paraphrase of of Homer, 2 vols. 8vo. the manuscript of which was found in the library of Alexander Mauracordat, who died at Constantinople. It is written on parchment ; and appears to date in the 12th century.

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Art. XXVIII. Archiv fur Asiatische Literatur, &c. Archives of the Li

terature, History, and Languages of Asia, published by J. Klaproth, by order of the Academy of St. Petersburgh. Tom. 1. 4to. pp. 224. With Plates and Woodcuts.

THIS work deserves notice on account of the difficulty both of main

taining intercouse with, and procuring intelligence from, those rernote districts of Asia, to which the major part of the articles contained in it relate. Concerning these districts M. Klaproth has here collected a number of valuable documents, the principal materials of which he obtained during a long residence on the frontiers of China ; and afterwards, during his travels to, and about Mount Caucasus, in 1807, and 1808.

In the first memoir, he institutes a parallel between the principal written characters of Asia. These he compares with German writing. The engravings annexed, represent the principal lines of the Turkish, Persian, Arabic, Nantchew, Chinese and Georgian styles of writing. The characters of each language are added, with their accents. The second memoir relates to the languages of Caucasus', which the author divides into four principal branches the dialect of the Avāres ; the Kaszi-Chumuk; the dialect of the Akusı hes ; and that spoken in the territory of Kura, in southern Daghestan; of this last, little is known, but from conjecture. In the third memoir the author investigates the origin of the Afghans; and this, by comparing the words and phrases of their language with those of the Zeud and Pahlavi, the Curds, &c. he ioclines to derive from Media ; and supposes that they inhabited the mountains which extend themselves between Persia, Hindostan, and Bactriana. The fourth memoir is intitled Babar Na'shmeli, or “ the Book of Council.” It written in the Turco-tartarian language ; and consists of a parration by Sultan Babar, who founded the Mogul Empire in Hindostan, in the beginning of the XVIth Century, of his warlike achievements. Only the description of Ferghana, is here translated. Sir George Staunton's Treatise on Vaccination, written in Chinese forms the fifth memoir. The author also presents us with some historical fragments on the conotries, and languages of Ava and Pegu, with a vocabulary of the Boroana tongue,-as also of the language of the islands Lieu-Kifüs, situated be. tween Japan and the island of Formosa. The volume concludes with * Observations on the Frontiers, between Russia and China," made during a Journey in those parts in 1806.

The second volume of this work is expected shortly. We should suppose that some of the articles would amply renay the labour of translating them.

ART. XXIX. SELECT LITERARY INFORMATION.

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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.

Sir Humphry Davy will publish early out of print, is again at press, and will in November, “ Elements of Agricul. be republished in the course of a month. tural Chemistry,” in a course of lectures Mr. Frey has in the press his Hebrew delivered before the Board of Agriculture, and English Grammar; and a Diction-illustrated with plates, engraved by ary in two parts; the first containing all Lowrie.

the primitives and derivatives in the HeMessrs. Longman and Co., have near- brew and Chaldaic languages, with a ly ready for publication, the Reports, Latin and English translation; and the Estimates, and Treatises, embracing the second, the principal words in Latin and several subjects of Canals, Navigable English, with a Hebrew translation. Rivers, Harbours, Piers, Bridges, Drain- At press, a Lexicon of the New Tesing, Embanking, Lighthouses, Machi- tament. This work is principally innery of various Descriptions; including tended for the use of schools, and is Fire Engines, Mills, &c. &c. with other consequently less extensive than ParkMiscellaneous Papers ; drawn up in the hurst's Lexicon, though compiled on a Course of his Employment as a Civil somewhat similar plan. The various Engineer. By the late Mr. Joha literal and metaphorical significations of Smeaton, F.R.Š. Illustrated with platas, every word used by the sacred writers, engraved by Lowrie, printed chiefly are given in English : difficult expresfrom his manuscripts, under the direction sions and phrases are concisely eluciof a Select Committee of Civil Engi- dated, and those variations of the verb. neers, in three volumes, quarto.

or noun, which could occasion any dif'The Author of the " Mental Teles. ficulty to the young student are insertcope," has made considerable progress ed and referred to their schemes. in a tale designed for youth, and to be The Rev. Robert Walpole has in the entitled “ Rose and Emily, or Sketches press, an Essay on the misrepresenta. of Youth."

tions, ignorance, and plagiarism of cerDr. Bateman has been engaged for ta in infidel writers. some time past, in preparing for public The Rev. Dr. James Brown has in the cation a short Treatise on the Diseases press, a Historical and Political Explaof the Skin, according to the lucid ar- nation of the Book of Revelation, inrangement devised by the late Dr. tended to show that it is an allegorical Willan; which is calculated to teach representation of the miserable governaccuracy in the discrimination of the ments of the world, and their final exappearances of eruptive disorders, and tinction in the reign of the Redeemer. to render the language, in this depar A Critical Account of the Life, Chament of medicine, clear and definite. racter and Discourses of Mr. Alexander From a long connection with the same Morus, the celebrated preacher and propublic institution with Dr. Willan, and fessor in Geneva and Holland, and af. from direct personal communication on terwards minister of Charentonin France, these topics, Dr. Bateman will be is preparing; in which the attack made enabled to include in his Synopsis, a upon him by Milton will be particularly view of the unfinished parts of the clas- considered. Some of the select sermons sification, as well as of those already of Morus, now first translated by a mia before the public.

nister in Scotland, will be subjoined, the The Collection of above Six Hundred whole forming a small octavo volume. Hymns, designed as a Supplement to Mr. Jackson is printing at Oxford a Dr. Watts's, and selected by the Rev. Grammar of the Æolo-Doric or Modern Elward Will'ams, and the Rev. James Greek tongue, vulgarly called the RoBoden, which has been for some time maic; in which the peculiarities of the

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Aolo-Doric will be traced to the respec- by engravings, is in the press. tive dialects of which the modern Greek The Rev. Wm. Beloe has compacted is composed.

the sixth volume of his Anecdotes of The Rev. E. Valpy, of Trinity Col- Literature, and it will shortly appear. lege, Cambridge, bus in the press a The Biograpbical Peerage of the Greek Testament, with Griesbach's United Kingdom, vol. 4, containing IreText, in two volumes ortavo. It will land, is nearly ready for publication contain copious noces from Hardy, Ra. The History and Antiquities of the piel, Kypke, Schleusner, Rosenmuller, County of Lincoln are about to be illus. &c. in familiar Latin; together with pa- trated by publishing a translation of the railel passages from the classics, and Chronicle of Ingulphus, abbot of Croywith references to Vigerus for Idioms, lavd: with biographical, historical and and Bus for Ellipses. A few copies will descriptive notes, accompanied by enbe prinici on lary«: paper.

graved views, portraits, &c. in the press, a new edition of Wood's Speedily will be published, in three Athena Oxonienses, conibining the volumes crown octavo, embellished with texts of the two former editions, with an elegant portrait, the complete Works cousiderable additions.

of Thomas Otway, with a new Life, and Speedily will be published, in a small Notes critical and explanatory. By éclaro volume, a Translation of the Thomas Thornton, Esq. A few copies Latin and Italian poems of Milton, by will be printed on large paper. J. G. Strutt, Esq.

Mr. John Malcolm has in the press a Mr. Thomas Myers, of the Royal work on the subject of Persia, which Miliary Academy, Woolwich, has will extend to three large volumes in nearly ready for publication, a com

quarto. perdio!ls System of Modern Geography, Sir James Mackintosh, during his rebistorical, physical, political, and des- sidence in Hindvostan, bas compiled a criptive, with notes and maps; adapted History of England, since the Revolu. for the higher classes of pupils under tion, intended to serve as a continuation both public and private tuition.

of Hume's History. It is expected to At press, Robertson's Cambridge La- form four quarto volumes, and report tin phrases, considerably improved, and says that he has been offered several adapted to the general purposes of thousand pounds for the copyright, scbools.

The Rev. George Crabbe's volume of A new Greek Delectus, on the plan Tales is expected to make its appearance of Dr. Valpy's Latin Delectus, is in pre- very specdily. paration.

'The Poetical Register, volume the seConsiderations on the Life and Death venth, for 1808 and 1809, will appear of Abel, Enoch, and Noah, a small post- early in August. humous work by the lale Bishop Horne, In a few days will be published, the will shortly be published.

Widower, a poem, in seven parts. A new edition of the Collection of The Memoirs of the Margravine of Tracts, published by a Society for the Barenth, the favourite sister of Frede. Reformation of Principles, under the rick the Great, will appear in a few days. title of The Scholar armed against the Their authenticity is, we are informed, Errors of the Time, is in the press. unquestionable, as they have been pub

A uew edition of Blair's Grave, and lished from the original MS. in the hando:her poenis, as collected by Dr, Ander- writing of the princess. sou, with a preface, and accompanied

ART. XXX. LIST OF WORKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED.

ACRICULTURR AND RURAL ECONOMY.

M. D. F. R. S. L. & E. 4th Edition, 2 vols. 4to. with a memoir of the au. bor.

Syiva; or a Discourse of Forest Trecs, &c. By Jolin Evelyn, Esq. help. R. S. With Notes by A. Hunter,

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BOTANY.

CHEMISTRY.

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Further Observations on the present Horne Tooke, Esq. By W. H. Fleid. State of Agriculture in the Southern 12.no. 5s. Parts of Ireland, &c. By R. 'Trim- The Life and Administration of the mer, is.

Right Hon. Spencer Perceval. By Memoirs of the Cale:'onian Horticul. Charles Vernlam Williams. 63. boards. tural Society. No. I. to be continued Memoirs of the Life and Administraquarterly, Sro. 3s.

tion of Cardinal Wolsey. By John Galt. An Essay on the Utility of Soap Ashes

4to. as a Mature, Is.

The General Biographical Dictionary,

new edition, revised and enlarged. By ANTIQUITIES,

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Price 123, each boards. and Scotland delineated : comprising speciraens of the Architecture, Sculptote, and oth r Vesires of former Ages,

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No. II. 4to. 7s, 60. or folio 12s. criptive Sketches, Biographical Remarks, &c. The engravings by Mr, The Modern Hermes, o: Experiments John Greig, from original paintings by

and Observations on different methods Arnoll, A. R. A. Nasmyth, and Clen. nell. 4to. Part I. 10s. 6d. large paper

of combining quick-silver with acids,

in supplement of antient chernistry on 16%. Prout's Relics of Antiquity, or Re

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55. mains of Ancient Sculpture in Great

Murray's (J. F.R.S. E.) Supplement Br lain, with descriptive Sketches, 410.

to the si cond edition of his System of 11. 103. imperial 4to. 41. 48. Norris's Eichings of Tenby: includ

Chemistry. 8vo. 45. sewed.

Elements of Chemistry, by Sir Hum. ing many aucient Edifices which have been destroyed. 4to. ll. lls. 6d.

phry Davy. F. R. S &c. &c. vol. 1, 185.

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