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Literary and Philosophical Intelligence. (June 1, and 7; by G. II. Von Langsdorif. Vol. II. A Voyage round Great Britain, anders 4to. 11. 175. 6d.
taken in ihe Summer of 1813, aniconTravels to the Source of the Hiacouri Ri- mencing from the Land's-Eud, Cornwall; ver, and across ihe american Continent to by Richard Ayton and Wm. Daniell, A.R.A. the Pacific Oceau; performed by Order No. IV. imp. 4to. 10s. 6d. of the Government of the United States in Sir William Stanley's Garland, containing the Years 1804, 1905, and 1800; by Capts. his twenty-one years travels through most Lewis and Clarke, published from the parts of the world, and his safe return to Otticiał Repult, and illustrated by a Map of Latham Hall. 8vo. and 4to. the Route, and other Maps. 4to. 21. 12$. 6d.
VARIETIES, LITERARY AND PHILOSOPHICAL.
Including Notices of IVorks in Hand, Domestic and Foreign. Authentic Communications for this Article will always be thankfully receiroed. S. IR RICHARD PHILLIPS has been in. in every part of Europe. That journal io.
duced to submit to the public the plan prinied in small quarto, for circulation of a NEW REVIEW, to be published by post as a Newspaper; and it is proevery Saturday, under the title of posed to publish this English “ LITERARY “ The Literary Gazetie," calculating as Gazerre," on the same plan; that is ta a ground of public favour on his ap- say, on a very large sheet, folded into 16 proved conduct of the Monthly Maga- pages to be stamped like a Newspaper, ZINE, during a period of nearly twenty for the advantage of being franked by years. Being disengaged from specu. post, and to publish it every Saturday. lations in new books as a publisher, and This form of publication will ensure the Having no other literary engagement be- early notice of books, a rapid circulation, sides ihe Monthly Magazine, he is likely and a corresponding gratification of puba co be uninfluenced by those feelings of selle lic curiosity. The other proposed fea. interest which actuate too inany pro. tures are the notice of all books without prietors of Reviews; while his known exception; regular accounts of contie experience in the economy of the press, nental literature; and such a mixture of unalifies him in a peculiar inanner for analysis and extract, with criticism, as the practical details of such an under- will instruct the reader, while he is taking. At the same time, his engage. enabled to judge for himself. The ments in the Monthly Magazine, by fifty-two numbers will form one annual Heading to an extensive intercourse with volume,containing nearly double the quanmen of letters, will constantly afford him tity of letter-press which is now given the means of connecting with a critical within the year by any other monthly or journal, such an association of able wric quarterly Review. The price will be ters, as will secure to its pages all the one shilling, and the first number will requisites of accurate knowledge, critical be published in a few weeks, of which acumen, and elegant composition. His due notice will be given in the princireiterated observations in the Monthly pal newspapers.
in the interiin ora Magazine, on the conduct of other Reo ders are received by all booksellers and views, may serve as a pledge that he will dealers in Newspapers, or by the editor endeavour to avoid their errors; and he if sent free of postage, to the office of the avows himself as the responsible editor, Monthly Magazine, No. 1, Paternosterfor the expresa porpose of affording the row, or to bis private residence in Tavia public the best security which the Editor Stuck-Square. of any journal can give for the fairness Under the head of PROCEEDINGS of and integrity of his conduct. The new Public SOCIETIES, we have described plan of his Review is, he conceives, better the three great exhibitions in the Britisla adapted to the actual state of literature, metropolis, which at this time delight modern habits and manners, and the and astonish all lovers of art": means of circulation, than any isting work of the same kind; while it einbraces every other fenture which, in a
The royal Exhibition at Somerset general or particular manner,recommends house, containing 811 subjects, by 35 Enern to liberal patronage. The aspect
living artists. and form of his publication, are imitated from the famous literary Ga The Exhibition of paintings in waterzette, published at JENA, which for many colours, in Spring Gardens, containing Jears bas enjoyed an unsiralled celebrity 308 subjects, by 51 living artista
the rooins without respect to their taste, The Exhibition of the British In. object, or curiosity; but now any decently stirution in l'all-Mall, containing 821 dressed person may, every Monday, pictures, by those eminent masters, llo. WEDNESDAY, and Fun Day,* between the HARTI, GAINSBOROUGU, Wilson, and hours of ien and four, obrain free admis. ZOFFANI.
siun without fee or delay, on siinply Such are the novelties presented by writing his or her name and address in a Societies; but there are others bov in- book, and may pass as many hours as is dividuals which equally adorn and ho- agreeable, in viewing and studying this -nour this metropolis, tó which, in such a immense and invaluable collection, An summary, it would be unjust not to di- elegant synopsis of the contents of the tect the attention and admiration of the entire Museum, consisting of 150 pages, public. These are,
is sold at the door for two shillings, and
this serves as a guide to the external inThe great picture of the Judgment of spection of every thing meriting partia Christ, by Mr. West, already described cular notice. The Sloanian and Cottoniaa in a former Magazine, on exhibition near collections have been often described; Carleton House, in Pall-Mall.
but the Museum has, within these five
years, heen enriched by various novelties The new gallery in Pall. Mall, contain- of matchless interest, resulting from the ing 312 paintings and drawings of that proud ascendancy of the country, in arts living ornament of his country, RICHARD and arms, and therefore above all price, WESTALL, esq.
Among these are the EGYPTIAN ANTI
QUITIES, acquired by the capitulation of Mr. CRAIG's exhibition of his own Alexandria in 1801, and brought to Enworks, in Lower Brook-street, described gland at immense lahour and expence; In our last.
annung which are the famous Roselta
stone, containing the triple inscription, The exhibition in Leicester Square, of the supposed sarcophagus of Alexander, nearly two hundred pictures, in worsted, and many fragments of sculpture, corvai by our unrivalled country.woman, Miss with the earliest periods of Egyptian LINWOOD.
history! In the same elegant suite of
apartments, are also displayed with ex. The British Gallery, in New Bond quisite taste, the large and unrivalled Street, consisting of copies in water collection of Greek and Roman statues, colours of the best pictures of the various busts, and other sculptured marbles, schools.
formed by the late CHARLES TOWNLEY,
esq. and purchased by parliament at the A gallery of modern paintings repre- valuation of 20,0001. There are 313 of senting victories in Spain, in New Bond these excellent specimens of ancient art, Street:
and we sufficiently prove their public
worth, when we state that our artists enDE BARDI's Exhibition of drawings of joy the great advantage of being allowed subjects in Natural History, in Piccadilly. to study and copy ther. But the recent
addition which draws froin us this
presents The Exhibition of sculptures and mo. potice, is the rare, splendid, and perfect dels in Old Bond Street,
collection of MINERALS, forined by the
late CHARLES GREVILLE, recently pure The Panorama in Leicester Square. chased by parliament for 13,7271. and
scientifically and tastefully arranged by The Panorama in the Strand.
Mr. Koenig, for public inspection, in the The example of the French revolution. splendid saloon of this splendid building. gry governments, in throwing open the The whole are disposed in cabinets, connumerous Museums of Paris, to the fiee taining 550 drawers, while specimens of and unrestricted admission of the public, the contents of the drawers are exhihas been imitated with the happiest suc- bited in glazed coinpartments over themy cess in London, by the present spirited forining a series for study. Nothing can trustees of the British Museum. For- be better displayed--more completem merly, persons wishing to view this na. more delightful to the eyemor more won. tional depository of curiosities, were re. quired to leave their names, and attend
* Christmas, Easter, and Whitsuur weeks, at a fixed hour on some other day to be and the months of August and September named, wlien they were hurried idrough excepted. 1.
444 Literary and Philosophical Intelligence. [June 1, derful as an exhibition of the varieties of opportunity of witnessing the embarkanature in this subordinate part of her tion of the King of France, and the works! We cannot pretend at this time Duchess of Angouleme, in order that he to notice even the rare specimens to be might execute, for a high personage, a found in the forty-two flat glass-cases, grand historical picture of that event, and in the numerous large upright ones, He accompanied the Royal family afterwhich present these vast collections to wards across the channel, and remained thie eye, because these alone would make three days at Calais, to take their a considerable catalogue; we 'were, how portraits and those of their suite. The ever, struck with the variety of ero. uch royal personages who were present, lites, and with the prodigious value of have sat for their portraits very gracia the speciinens of the precious stones ously; and it is expected, as Mr. Warren only. Besides those natural objects has engaged to engrave ic, that the which at once delight the eye and the un. print will add greatly to the credit of the derstanding, the literary additions have al. arts in this kingdom. 50, within these few years, been sufficient Mr. SHARON TURNER is printing the of themselves to confer celebrity on any first volume of his History of England. institution. Thus 80001, has been given This volume will include the period from for the HARGRAVE library of valuable the Norman conquest, to the reign of Jaw books; 4925l. for the LANSDOWNE Edward III. and comprise also the litecollection of manuscripts; 550l. for rary History of England during the same HALUED's Shanskrit and Persian manu. period. It is composed, like his History scripts; 6201. for Tyssor's Saxon coins, of the Anglo Saxons, from original and the most complete in the kingdom; 4001. authentic documents. for eighty-four volumes of scarce Classics, A Tour through the Island of Elba, belonging to Dr. BENTLEY, enriched from the Journal of Sir Richard Colr with his manuscript Notes; and 4000 HOARE, bart, will shortly be published guineas for Roberts's series of the coins in imperial quarto, accompanied with of the realm, from the conquest to the engravings from drawings made on the present time. Would to God that all spot, by Jolin Smith. the money voted by parliament, were It is proposed to publish a General for purposes as innocent, useful, ho- Index to the first FORTY VOLUMES of this nourable, and gratifying! We are, Monthly Magazine, on the plan of the however, happy to record these tributes Index to the Edinburgh Review. It will which it has paid to the taste, good sense, of course contain references to a greater and knowledge of the country; and we variety of facts than was ever before to hope it will proceed in the same glorious be found in a similar Index. The price
at the same time, though the to subscribers will be 24s. and to nonunexceptiovable employment of the pub- subscribers 30s. lic money has been the means of bringing Dr. Holland is preparing for publithese rarities together, it would be une cation, a Narrative of his Travels in the just not to state, that the country is spe. South of Turkey, during the latter part cially obliged to some of the present of 1812, and the spring of the following Trustees for the energy displayed in the year. It will be the principal object of recent conduct of this establishment, and this work to atford sketches of the scethat those obligations are in a particular nery, population, natural history, and manner due to the present able SPEAKER antiquities of those parts of Greece OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, who is inde, which bitherto have been little known or fatigable in his attentions to this branch described. The narrative will chiefly of his numerous official duties; and also regard the author's journies in the Ioniah to Earl Spencer and Sir Josepi Isles, Albania, Thessaly, and some parts BANKS, whose zeal in the promotion of of Macedonia ; together with an account literature and science, are too well of his residence at Joannina, the capital known to require our eulogium. Their and court of ALI PASIIA; and with a exertions, without any implied censure cursory sketch of his route through All on the other respectable trustees, com- tica, the Morea, &c. It will be ready bined with the liberal grants of parlia. for publication towards the end of the ment, bave rendered the British Mu« present year. SEUM an honour to the nation.
Mr. W. Smith has, at length printed, Mr. BIRD, of Bristol, historical painter a Prospectus of his Map of the Strata.of. to the Princess Charlotte of Wales, England, &c. It is, he remarks, twentyhas, through the permission of the Duke one years since that regularity in the of Clarence and Lord Melville, had the strata was discovered which led to the
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completion of this work. Thirteen years The clerks of tne Foreign Post Ollice, since, a publication on the subject was London, who transact their business withi announced in the Monthly Magazine, by the same correctness as all the other dewhich the public are in some degree ap' partments of that sell arranged and prised of the nature of Mr. Smith's matchless establishment, bare announced discoveries, The lines of strata now the delivery of the various foreign news. proposed to be published upon a scale of papers on the undermentioned terms per five miles to an inch, have been re. quarter:-
French. 1. d. peatedly revised; and their vario's pro. Moniteur perties and peculiarities accurately de Gazette de France
6 scribed. The matter will be divided into
Journal de Paris
1 11 separate 'volumes, each of which will
Dutch. form a complete work on distinct branches
Leyden Gazette, printed in } 1 10 of the subject. The first voluine will
0 follow the publication of the map withe
L-yde Courant, in Dutch out delay, to which it will form a geucral Netherland States Courant 1 15 index, as well as to every succeeding pa't Amsterdam Courant
1 10 of the work; comprising a full explana Hagile Courant
0 tion of the map, and a general description Rotterdans Courant
1 10 of the strata.
1 10 A very important work is in the press, Harlem Courant and will be speedily published, from the
Hamburg Correspondenten 1 11 pen of Mr. COLQUHOUN, on the Popu
6 lation, Wealth, Power, and Resources of
Frankfort Gazette the British Empire:-cuinerising in one
6 volume, quarto, a body of more valuable
Der Dentsche Beobachter. 1 15 0 information and interesting facts, than has perhaps ever been discloser to the other periodical publicacions, can be sup.
All foreign newspapers, magazines, and public in so short a compass; and in which will be found detailed, the value Magazine, Medical Journal
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warded in like manner, ai the rate of 2 pendencies, and settlements in Europe, America, Africa, and Asia, including the guineas for 25, publications, and 3 gui
Deas for 2-. 60. ones. territories under the management of the
Mr. STEVENSON, of Norwich, is preEast India Company. The whole illus
paring for publication a Supplement to trated by copious satistical tables, con
Benthum's History and Antiquities of structed on a new and comprehensive plan, so as to be intelligible to the Lly Cathedral, to ve embellished with a
number of beautiful engravings, and meanest capacity. Dr. Adams's summer course of Lec. of that work. The printing will be com
printed uniformly with the new edition tures will commence
on the second
menced as soon as the names of as many Tuesday in June.
subscribers are obtained as will cover Messrs. BALLANTYNE, of Edinburgh, the expense. have nearly completed Roderick, the Last of the Goths, a poem, by R.
A Voyage to the Isle of Elba is in the Souther, esq.
press, and will be immediately published,
translated from the French of Mr, ARMr. THELWALL is preparing for the
SENNE THEBAUT DE BERNEAUD. It is press, a Report of the results of his ex. perience in the Treatment of Cases of author, to an island, at all times worthy
the result of a recent visit by its able Iinperfection of the Roof of the Mouth, of the traveler's notice, and rendered at Uvula and Velum Palati, and other de. this period peculiarly interesting. It fects and malconformations of the Elo. embraces a general view, not only of cutionary Organs. The whole of the papers communi- of its natural history, antiquities, topo
the geography and geology of Elba, but cated to the Philosophical Transactions by the late Joun SMEATON, F. R. S. of the inanners and habits of the
graphy, agriculture, and commerce, and are preparing for publication in one rolumne, quarto, to correspond with his
population. valuable Reports and Estimates, in the Royal Academy, has furnished Mr.
Mr. Wrst, the amiable president of $ vols. 4to.
Galt with inaterials for a history of his MONTHLY MAG, No. 255.
446 Literary and Philosophical Intelligence. (June 1, lise, comprising a great onmber of ori- but the progress towards such a change ginal anecdotes of the inost celebrated appears retrograde. The disease is most characters of Europe and America, du- strongly marked in the face. ring the last sixty years.
It will be in Messrs. LONGMAN and Co. have in teresting to artists and students for the their literary cabinet in Paternoster-row, development of the principles which the the following rarities :president has followed in his career, and Le Rominant de la Rose, où tout for his critical opinions on the remains l'Art d'Amour est enclose, coinmencé of ancient sculpture, and the great paint, par Guillauine de Forris, et achevé par ings of Frauce and Italy. Mr. Galt, Jean de Meung; a most beautiful folia having himself visited many of the finest manuscript on vellum, written by the collections, will also interweave in the SikUR ACARIE, one of the courtiers of narrative the observations of ingenious Francis 1. King of France. There are men, with whom he has been acquainted above 100 splendidly illuminated draw. in his travels. No work equally com. ings, the design and finishing of which prehensive, relative to the actual state of are inimitable: bound in crimson velvet, the fine arts, bas yet appeared; and it with clasps.--2001. will be as minute in its biographical de. Caii Suetonii Tranquilli de Vita XII. tails, as though it had been executed by Cæsarum. Venet
Nic. JENSON, Mr. West himself.
1471. Folio, blue inorocco, elegant. An account is printing of a Mission to 731. 10s. Abyssinia, and of Travels into the in Lucianus, G:æce, editio princeps, folio. terior of that country, executed by order A matchless copy, red morocco, joints, of government in the years 1809 and and gilt loaves. Florent. 1496.-60%. 1810, by Henry SALT, esq. F.R.S. Plinii Historia Naturalis. Folio. Veneto &ic. The work will be illustrated with Jenson, 1472. Russia, gilt leaves.---301. various maps and nineteen engravings Un Recueil des Epitaplies, Inscriptions by Heath, from drawings taken on the et Armoires, qui etoient dans les spot by the author.
Eglises de la Ville de Paris ; a most Mr. SOTHEBY will speedily publish a elaborate and curious manuscript, in 3 volume containing five tragedies, entitled, large folio volumes of 1000 pages each, the Death of Darnley, Ivan, Zamorin -521. 10s. and Zama, the Confession, and Orestes. Bibliotheca Hispana Vetus et Nova;
The Recluse of Norway, a novel, by Auctore D. Nicolao Antonio Hispalensi. Miss A M, PORTER, is in the hands of 4 vols. folio. Matriti, 1783 8.--261. the printer.
Mrs. Roberts's novel, entitled, Mrs. GRAHAM'S Letters on India will “ Duty,” will appear in a few days. appear in the course of the present Such is the merited popularity of Miss month.
MITFORD'S Narrative Poems, in the The Rev. J. INGPAM, late Saxon pro. United States, that we observe Messrs. fessor at Oxford, is preparing an edition KIRK and Co. of New York, announce of the Saxois Chronicle, with an English a second edition. translation and notes, a copious index, The Rev. JOB ORTON'S Discourses on a short grammar of the Saxon language, practical Subjects, which had become and a map of England during the hep- very scarce, are re-printing in one votarchy; to be published in a royal quarto lume octavo. volume.
Dr. Roberts, of Bridport, in his The Rev. Mr. CARD, author of ihe fourth Course of Experimental Philoso. « Revolutions of Russia," &c. &c. is phy, brought forward a new apparatus printing an Essay on ihe holy Eucharist, for exhibiting accumulated electricity, or a Refutation of the loadlyan scheme which had a powerful effect. In five of it.
minutes after the machine is put in moA new work, under the title of “Ali- tion, the Aurora Borealis makes its apGIA DE Lacy,” by Mrs. West, will ap- pearance, then balls of fire of a purple pear this month.
colour pass through an aerial vacuum of A rural poem, entitled, a Sketch three feet in length, after which a sudfrom Nature, is nearly ready for pub- den change takes place and stars begin lication.
to shoot, whose light is so vivid that the St. Bartholomew's Hospital contains a eye can scarcely bear it. He promises second case of the Elephantiasis of Are- us particular description of the appatæus, as described by Dr. Adams, and ratus for a subsequent number of this copied into the liew Cyclopædia. The Magazine. Subject is approaching the age of puberty, The Confessions of Sir Thomas Lona