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WORKS PREPARING FOK PUBLICATION

LONDON.

The continuation of Sir Richard Hoare's History of Ancient Wiltshire will, in the ensuing season, be presented to the public It is written on the same plan as the South Wiltshire, and will describe the antiquities worthy of remark in the northern district of the county, and be accompanied with engravings by Messrs Cooke, Basirc, &c

A Description of the Islands of Java, Bali, and Celebes, with an account of the principal nations and tribes of the Indian Archipelago, is in preparation; by John Crawford, Esq. late resident at the court of the Sultan of Java.

Messrs Longman and Co. have lately received from America an interesting manuscript, containing a Narrative of the Wreck of the ship Oswego, on the coast of South Barbary, and of the sufferings of the master and the crew while in bondage among the Arabs; interspersed with numerous remarks upon the country and its inhabitants, and concerning the peculiar perils of that coast; by Judah Paddock, her late master. The work will be published in the course of the present month.

The Rev. H. J. Todd has a work in the press on Original Sin, Free-will, Grace, Regeneration, Justification, Faith, Good Works, and Universal Redemption, as maintained in certain declarations of our Reformers, which are the ground-work of the articles of the established church. It will be followed by an Account of the Subscription to the Articles in 1604, and an historical and critical introduction to the whole.

M. Kotzebue is preparing for publication his account of the Russian Embassy to Persia, which will appear at the same time in London and Weymar.

Dr James Johnson, author of " The Influence of Tropical Climates on European Constitutions," &c will speedily publish a small work, entitled, The Influence of Civic Life, Sedentary Habits, and Intellectual Refinement, on Human Health and Human Happiness; including an Estimate of the balance of enjoyment and suffering in the different gradations of society.

Shortly will be published. Memoirs on the Present State of Science and Scientific Institutions in France; containing a descriptive and historical account of the Royal Garden of Plants; the Royal Institute; the Polytechnic School; the Faculty of Sciences; the College of France; and the Cabinet of Mineralogy: the Public Libraries; the Medical School; and the Hospitals f with plans of the latter, never before published, &c &c: illustrated by numerous plates and tables; by A. B. Granville, M.D. F.R.S. F.L.S. M.R.I., Ac.

Vol. III.

Dr Spiker, one of the librarians of the King of Prussia, who recently visited this country for literary and scientific objects, has published, in German, the first volume of his Tour through England, Wales, and Scotland; a translation of which will be published here, under the authority of, and with some additional remarks by, the author.

Memoirs, Biographical, Critical, and Literary, of the most eminent Physicians and Surgeons of the present time in the United Kingdom; with a choice Collection of their Prescriptions, and a specification of the diseases for which they were given, forming a complete modem extemporaneous pharmacopoeia: to which is added, an Appendix, containing an account of the different medical institutions in the metropolis, scientific and charitable.

The Rev. S. Clapham of Christ-church, Hants, will shortly publish the Pentateuch, or Five Books of Moses illustrated; containing an explication of the phraseology incorporated with the text, for the use of families and schools.

Underwood's Catalogue of Medical Books for 1818-19, with a List of the Lectures delivered in London, is in the press.

Anderson and Chase are preparing for publication their Annual Catalogue of New and Second-hand Medical Books, with a complete List of the Lectures delivered in London, their terms, hours of attendance, &c

Dr Jones's new translation of the Four Gospels into Welsh, will be published in a few days.

Sermons, in two volumes, by the Rev. Charles Moore, are in the press.

Robert Soutliey, Esq. has in the press, in two octavo volumes. Memoirs of the Life of John Wesley, the founder of the English Methodists.

Mr G. Russell, of his Majesty's Office of Works, has in the press, a Tour through Sicily in 1815; performed in company with three German gentlemen of considerable literary attainments.

Mr H. B. Fearon will soon publish, in an octavo volume, Sketches of America, being the narrative of a journey of more than five thousand miles through the eastern and western states.

Two volumes of Sermons, by the late Rev. E. Kobson, thirty-seven years curate of St Mary, Whitechapel, selected from his MSS. by the Rev. H. C. Donnoughuc, are' in the press.

Mr John Chalmers, author of a History of Malvern, is printing a History of Worcester, abridged from the histories of Dr Nash and Mr Green, with much additional information.

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Mr Henry Thomson will soon publish, Remarks on the Conduct of a Nursery; intended to give information to youag mothers, and those likely to become such.

Mr A. T. Thomson has in the press, in an octavo volume, the London Dispensatory; containing the Klemcnts and Practice of Materia Medica and Pharmacy, with a translation nf the London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Pharmacopoeias.

The Rev. Fred. Nolan is preparing a Grammatical Analysis (on a plan altogether new) of the French, Italian, Spanish, Greek, l.atin, Hebrew, and Syrlic Languages, with a Classed Vocabulary; to be printed in a duodecimo volume.

The third edition of the late Dr Saunders' Treatise on Div-a-i.-s of the Eye. with a short account of his life by Dr Farre, will soon appear.

The fifth edition of the History of the British West Indies, by Bryan Edwards, continued to the present time, in four octavo volumes, with a quarto one of maps and plates, is expected early in next month.

EDINBURGH.

A Most accurate Compendium of the Faculty Collection of Decisions, from its commencement in 17.5? to the Session of 1817; by Mr Peter llalkcrston, solicitor in the Supreme Courts.

Martin's Voyage to St Kilda in 1697, and Supplement to the Feuds and Conflicts of the Clans, from an original MS. in 1656.

A new edition of Inquiry whether Crime

and Misery are pioduced or pnrras-; our present system of prison ctisc~srri Thomas Powell Buxton. Earj. M. P.

Reports of Cases Tried in tie Jury fcfrom the Institution of the One a :■ to the sittings at Edinburgh eefc. March 1819.

Mr Krydson, Edinburgh., is. pror:.' immediate publication, in ito, tain on Distinctions of Rank, as bessec^ the Governments of Modern Esr^t ... derived from the Political ana Miar; stitutions of the Feudal System. A <*.this treatise, under the title of Haair. was formerly laid before rive p^-J*- .met with a favourable reception. The absent publication will include, L As ksL~. cal deduction of the ftrudal srsrsn. 'territorial structure, and disuocme seEzconstitution termed Chivalry—(he fccr.consisting of fiefs, or feudal peesesetTLland, the latter of incorporeal rief*. *i ■— possessions indignity, rank, and prszcr;2. A view of the government at tin &-kingdoms, in reference to the gKKri sign of this work- 3. Of disanrkc rank as inseparable from the estahfer-: of society. 4. The specific degrees a i* tlemen and esquire, the dignity ef k~j: hood, and the pre-eminent cUgnirf i peerage, belonging respectively to the ;• tical department of the feudal srstrE- designated by tides and symbols of fcry, which symbols are here exemplitei' series of vignette armorial engravkfs.

The Appeal, a tragedy; as perform the Theatre-Royal, Edinburgh.

MONTHLY LIST OF NEW PUBLICATIONS.

LONDON.

ANTIUU1TIES. The History and Antiquities of Gainsborough, in the county of Lincoln ; together with a topographical account of Stow, principally in illustration of its claim to be considered as the Roman Sidnacester; by William Hett, M.A. 8vo. IDs. Gd. boards.

BIOGHADfY.

Memoirs of Count de las Casas, communicated by himself, comprising a Letter from Count de las Casas, at St Helena, to Lucien Buonaparte, giving a faithful account of the voyage of Napoleon to St Helena, his residence, manner of living, and treatment on that island; also, a Letter addressed by Count de las Casas to Lord Bathurst, 8vo. Hs. 6d.

Memoirs of the public and private Life of John Howard, the philanthropist; compiled from his private diary and letters, tile journal of his confidential attendant, the communications of his family and surviving friends, and other authentic sources of information; most of it entirely original; by James Baldwin Brown, Esq. of the Inner Temple, barrister at law, Uo.

DIVINITY. Conder on Protestant Nonconibrmirt, vols Svo. 14s.

Reflections concerning the Expedjena . a Council of the Church of Englaai»» the Church of Rome being holden, w=t. view to accommodate Religious DifferecN anil to promote the Unity of Religion in u. Bond of Peace; humbly but earnesh iscommended to the serious attention <i it Prince Regent, the archbishops, the b»-ops, the clergy, and all lay-persons wha r: able and willing dispassionately to const" the important subject; by Samuel Wis, A.M. F.R. and A.S. 3s.

The Protestant Church alone Faithful s Reading the Word of God, proved, br i contrast with the Church of Rome, in s Se;mon by the Hon. and Rev. Edward Join Tumour, A.M. 2s.

Discourses on several Subjects and Decisions; by the Rev. W. Hett, M. A. t rail 8vo. 18s.

On the Being and Attributes of God; br Wm Bruce, D. D. 8vo. 8s.

The Spirit of the Gospel; or the Four Evangelists Elucidated, by explanatory observations, historical references, and towel

laneous illustrations; by the Rev. Stephen Gilly, M. A. Rector of Fanbridge, Essex, 8vo. 10s.

More Work for Dr Hawker, in Reply to his Misrepresentations of the Gospel of Jesus Christ; by the Rev. Thomas Smith, of St John's College. Cambridge, and Master of Gordon House Academy, Kentish Town, Middlesex.

The Scripture Testimony to the Messiah; an Inquiry with a view to a satisfactory determination of the doctrine taught in the Holy Scriptures concerning the Person of Christ; including a careful examination of the Rev. Thomas Belsham's Calm Inquiry, and of the other principal Unitarian works on the same subject; by John Pye Smith, D.D. Vol. l,8vo. Its.

DRAMA.

Lucretia ; a tragedy, in five acts. 2s. 6d.

FINE ARTS.

No X. of Annals of the Fine Arts. 5s.

Picturesque Delineations of the Southern Coast of England. Engraved by W. B. Cooke and G. Cooke, from original drawings by J. M. W. Turner, R.A. and other eminent artists: containing East and West I.ooe, Cornwall; Ilfracomb, North Devon; and Tintagel Castle, Cornwall; with vignettes of the Logan Rocks, Cornwall, and Cowes Castle, Isle of Wight. Royal tto (Prints) 9s. 6d- Imperial +to (Proofs) 18s. OEOORAPIIY.

Mappa Geohydrografico, Historico e Mercantel, contendo os Limitcs, Extan<;ao, Provoacao, Principals Cidades, Medidas, Pesos Moedas calculados para Portuguezas, Cambios e Possessoes Uultra-marinas na Asia, Africa e America, &c, ; by Major G. P. C. C. Gcraldez. Five atlas sheets, beautifully printed, 2s.

LAW.

A Digest of the Law of the Distribution of the Personal Estates of Intestates; by F. Mascall, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn, 8vo. 6s.

The Practical Abridgement of the Laws of Customs and Excise relative to the import, export, and coasting trade of Great Britain and her dependencies; including tables of the duties, drawbacks, bounties, and premiums. Interspersed with the treaties with foreign powers, regulations of trading companies, proclamations, orders in council, reports of adjudged cases, opinions of law officers, and official documents. To which are now added, the Russia and Levant dues; duties of scavage, package, and baillage; and pilotage and dock rates; together with the American navigation laws and tariff. The statutes brought down to the end of M. Geo. II I. and the other parts to September 1, 1818; by Charles Pope, controlling surveyor of the warehouses in Bristol, and late of the customhouse, London, 8vo. Xl, 15s.

V The other additions embrace an enlarged statement of all the regulations at present affecting our West India and American possessions; the Liverpool dock laws; and a variety of miscellaneous matters.—

Should there be any consolidation of customs in the next Session, the same will be published separately, at about 3s. fid.

MEDICINE.

An Experimental Inquiry into the Laws of the Vital Functions, with some observations on the nature and treatment of internal diseases; bv A. P. Wilson Philip, M. D. F. R. S. E. 8vo. 10s. fid.

Medico-chirurgical Transactions, published by the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London. Vol. 9, part 1, Hvo, lis.

A Succinct Account of the Contagious Fever of this Country, as exemplified in the epidemic now prevailing in London, with the appropriate method of treatment, as practised in the House of Recovery. To which are added, Observations on the Nature and Properties of Contagion, tending to correct the popular notions on this subject, and pointing out the means of prevention; by Thomas Bateman, M.D.F.L.S. physician to the Public Dispensary, and consulting physician to the Fever Institution in London, &c &c Svo. 6s. 6d.

MISCELLANEOUS.

Hansard's Faihnmcntary Debates, the 38th volume, which completes the debates of the last Session of Parliament. £l: 11: 6.

Memoirs relating to European and Asiatic Turkey, and other Countries of the East; edited from manuscript journals, by Robert Walpole, M. A. second edition, 4to. £3, 3s.

Self-cultivation Recommended; or, Hints to a Youth leaving School. Third edition, foolscap Svo. 5s. 6d.

A Full and Correct Account of the Trial which took place at the last Dorchester assizes, before Mr Justice Park and a special jury, in the case of the King on the prosecution of George Lowman Tuckett, Esq. v. James Bowditch and nine other defendants, upon an indictment for conspiracy, assault, and false imprisonment: taken from the short-hand notes of Mr Richardson. 3s. 6d.

Advice to the Teens; or, Practical Helps toward the Formation of One's Own Character; by Isaac Taylor of Ongar, foolscap Svo. 5s.

NOVELS.

Memoirs of the Montagu Family; a novel, illustrative of the manners and society of Ireland, 2 vols 12mo. 21s.

ORNITHOLOGY.

The Natural History of the Birds of Paradise, Toucans, and Barbus, followed by that of the Promerops, Guepiers, and Coumucous ; by F. Levaillant. Thirty-three livraisons, 3 vols folio.

PHILOSOPHY.

Essays on the Proximate Mechanical Causes of the general Phenomena of the U niversc; by Sir R. Phillips, 12mo. 3s. 6d. The First Part of the Philosophical Transactions for 1818. £1, 10s.

TOPOGRAPHY.

The History of the County Palatine of Chester; by J. H. HanshaU, editor of the Chester Chronicle, parts 1, 2, 3, *, 6, and 6, KDINBURGH.

The Edinburgh Eocydopicdia; or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; conducted by David Brewster, I.L.D. I'.H.S. Lond. & Edin. &c &c handsomely printed in quarto, and illustrated by a map of Italy, and 15 beautiful engravings from original drawings by Blorc, Provis, P. Nicholson, Farey, &c. VolumeXII. Part II. Price One Guinea, boards.

*.• A few Copies are splendidly printed on the finest royal paper, with proof impressions of the plates, price £2, 12s. 6d. each part, in boards.

Historical Memoirs of Rob Roy, and the Clan of Macgrcgor, including Original Notices of Lady Grange; with an Introductory Sketch, illustrative of the Condition of the Highlands prior to the year 1745; by K. Macleay, M.D. 12mo. hi,, boards.

*,* This very interesting volume contains the Account of Rob Roy which appeared some months ago in this Magazine. Dr Macleay has collected a great many additional Anecdotes of that extraordinary Personage, arranged them with judgment, and narrated them with spirit A very curious account is appended of Lady Grange, and her singular fate. It is on the whole a most amusing work.

Life of James Sharp, archbishop of St Andrews, with an Account of bis Death, by an Eye-witness.

Donald Monro's Description of the West, em Isles in 1549, sewed, 12mo, 2s.—8vo, 4s. V The above forms Part I. VoL II. of a

Series of Rare Scottish Tracts.

The Encyclopaedia Edinensis, Part III. of Vol. II. 8s.

The Lonely Heath, and other Poems; by William Knox. 5s.

Practical Observations on the Exmcooe of the Placenta; by James Murdoch, M.D.

Traveller's Guide through Scotland ud its Islands; containing the Shires of Edisburgh, East Lothian, Berwick, Roxburgh, Selkirk, Peebles, Linlithgow, Lanark, Dumfries, Kirkcudbright, Wigton, Ayr, ad Renfrew, t vols 12mo, seventh ediuoa. 15s. boards.

A Letter to Sir Samuel RorDflly, M. P. from Henry Brougham, Esq. M.P-, an the Abuse of Charitable Funds. 2s. 6d.

Ministerial Qualification; a Sennas preached at the Opening of a Pro Re Naa Meeting of the Original Burgher Assook; Synod, which met at Alloa on July Hi. 1818; by James Smith, A.M. Minister of the Gospel, Alloa, 8vo> Is. 6d.

A Statement of the Results of Practice ia Continued Fever, as it prevailed in Aaentcrmuchty and Neighbourhood, in 1817: with an Appendix/containing a few Pracucai Remarks on Measles, Scarlnnrina, Ac; by James Bonar, Surgeon. 3s. 6d. sewed.

The Standard Measurer; containing Xe» Tables for the Use of Builders, Wood Merchants, Slaters, and all Persons conoeratd in Wood, Stones, &c Also, a Ready Reckoner, for the Value of Buildings; with Expiations and Uses of the Tables, Observations on Measuring Timber, and Metbni of Measuring Artificers' Work; by TherraJ Scotland, Ordained Land Surveyor sal Measurer, 8vo. 7s. 6d. boards.

MONTHLY REGISTER

APPOINTMENTS, PROMOTIONS, &c.

I. CIVIL.

Ilis Grace the Duke of Gordon, Robert Viscount Melville, the Ripht Hon. Archibald Colquhoun, Lord Register; the Right Hon. Alexander Mao onochiv, Lord Advocate; and the Right Hon. David Boyle, Lord Justice Clerk—are appointed {.'ammittioncrs for keeping the Crown and Regalia of Scotland, by a warrant issued- under the sign raanu.il, and commission cxpede under the Great Seal of Scotland.

The Commissioners have appointed Cipt. Adam FerguBHon to be Deputy-keeper.

Donald M'Intosh, Esq. is appointed bis Majesty's Consul for the State of New Hampshire.

II. ECCLESIASTICAL.

The Right Honourable Lord Napier has presented Mr John Beimel, preacher of the Gospel, to the church and parish of Ettriek, vacant by the death of the late Rev. Charles Paton.

The Magistrates and Town Council of Dumbarton have presented Mr William JarTray, preacher of the Go?pel at Stirling, to the church and parish of Dumbarton, vacant by the death of the Rev. James oliphant.

The Right Honourable Lord Douglas of Douglas lias presented the Rev. Archibald M'Conechy, Glasgow, to the united parish and church of "Buncle and Preston, vacant by the death of the Rev. John Campbell.

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Dauiell, 9'1 F. ,_ »3Ul Aug.

Ensign f. Tinling, from h. p. 14 P. to be
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Geo. Stephens to be gua. Mast, vice Barn-
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10 E. Nixon io be Ass. Surg, vice Nicholls,

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Ens. It. Elliot to be Lieut. do.

Lord W. F. Montagu to be Ens. do.

»7 Ens. J. Cates, from 60 F. to be Baa. vice

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90 Corn. 8. W. Popharn, fromh. p. 13 Dr. to

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Scott, from 20 Dr. rec diff. with LL Smith,

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Major Marrow, 27th Y.
Capt. Lidwell, 118 F.
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Ensign Eldcrton, 13 F.

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