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Particulars respecting the Trial, Condemnation, and Execution of Major Campbell, for killing in a duel Captain Boyd-with his and Mrs. Campbell's Letters on that occasion, and her Memorial to the king, petitioning the life of her husband.
By William Fessenden, Brattleborough, Vert.
By Hastings, Etheridge and Bliss, Boston.-Republished. A neat pocket edition of Blair's Lectures on Rhetorick, abridged for Schools, price S 9 per dozen, and 87 1-2 cents single. Also, a beautiful edition of Mason on Self Knowledge, price 75 cents single, and $ 8 per dozen, with an edition of Greek Notes.
Saurins's Select Sermons, price $ 1. Allen's Alarm to Unconverted Sinners, price 87 1-2 cents.
Doddridge's Family Expositor, in six vols. 8vo. $ 16. 50, bound and lettered, and $ 19. 50 calf, elegant.
By Thomas and Whipple, Newburyport. The Military Companion; being a System of Company Discipline, founded on the Regulations of Baron Steuben, late major general and inspector general of the Army of the United States. Containing the manual exercise, facings, steps, turnings, wheelings, miscellaneous evolutions, and firings. Together with the duty of officers and privates. Designed for the use of the Militia. Second edition, with additions and improvements, and illustrated with handsome copper-plates of company evolutions. Copy right.
A compendious History of New England, designed for schools and private families. By Jedediah Morse, D. D. and Elijah Parish, D. D. or, namented with a neat map of New England. Second edition, with improvements by the authors. Copy right.
Republished.Solitude, considered with respect to its influence upon the Mind and the Heart. Written originally in German, by M. Zimmermann, aulick counsellor and physician to his Britannick Majesty at Hanover, Translated from the French of J. B. Mercier.
Letters to a Young Lady, on a Course of English Poetry. By J. Aikin, M. D,
The Village Curate, a Poem. By J. Hurdis, B.D. Professor of Poetry in the University of Oxford. Second American edition.
Female Quixotism : exhibited in the romantick opinions and extravagant adventures of Dorcasina Sheldon. Two volumes complete in one. Second edition. Copy right.
A Compendious System of Universal Geography, designed for schools. Compiled from the latest and most distinguished European and American travellers, voyagers and geographers. By Elijah Parish, D. D. Minister of Byfield, Massachussetts.
The Centaur not Fabulous. In six letters to a friend, on the life in vogue, By Edward Young, D. D. author of Night Thoughts, &c. &c.
Doth he not speak parables.-Ezck.
Thomas L. Plowman, Philadelphia, Proposes to republish by subscription, Arrowsmith's Map of the World, on a globular projection; containing all the new discoveries to the present time, and exhibiting the extent and boundaries of all the empires, king
doms, and states in the world, with the tracks of the most distinguished navigators, carefully collected from the best charts, maps, voyages, &c. extant, and regulated by Captain Cook’s accurate Astronomical Observations. Size 6 feet by 3. Price $10.
P. Shiras, Philadelphia. To publish by subscription, The Family Dentist, To contain 200 or 250 octavo pages. Price $1 25.
James Humphreys, Philadelphia.
William Graydon, Esq. Harrisburgh, Pennsylvania, To publish a large collection of Forms of Conveyancing, interspersed with suitable Observations, useful to those wishing to acquire a correct knowledge of that science.
Zadock Cramer, Pittsburgh. To publish by subscription, A Geographical Dictionary of the United States. By Joseph Scott.
S. Halling, A. M. Rector of St. James Church, Wilmington, N. C. To publish, The Messiah, in English blank verse ; an epic poem, written originally in the German language, by Mr. Klopstock, so justly celebrated by the Literati of Europe, as "the Milton of Germany;" who is considered as having completed what that favourite son of the British Muse had left unfinished.
Alson, Brannan, and Alson, New York. To publish a new and original work, entitled Considerations on the Executive Government of the United States of America. By Augustus B. Woodward, chief justice of the Territory of Michigan.
RECENT BRITISH PUBLICATIONS. A Practical Treatise of Powers. By Edward Burtenshaw Sugden, Esq. of Lincoln's-Inn, barrister at law. Royal octavo, price 19s. in boards,
Practical Observations on Insanity ; in which some suggestions are of fered towards an improved mode of treating diseases of the mind, and some rules proposed which it is hoped may lead to a more humane and successful method of cure. To which are subjoined, Remarks on Medical Jurisprudence, as connected with diseased intellect. Second edition enlarged. By Joseph Mason Cox, M. D. Fish Ponds, near Bristol. Octavo, price 6s. in boards.
Observations on the Egyptian Ophthalmia, and Ophthalmia Purulenta, as it has appeared in England. By William Thomas, member of the Royal College of Surgeons, and assistant surgeon in the 11th royal veteran battalion. Price 25. 6d.
Observations on the Humulus Lupulus of Linnæus, or Hop; commenced from the year i801, with an account of its use in Gout, and other diseases, with cases, and communications from physicians : to which there is added, the method of obtaining the extract and tincture, and other particulars. By A. Freake, Apothecary, Tottenham-court-road. Price 2s. 6d.
Modern Medicine ; containing a brief exposition of the principal discoveries and doctrines that have occasioned the recent advancement of Medical Philosophy; with Strictures on the present state of Medical Practice; and an inquiry how far the principles of the Healing Art may become the subjects of unprofessional research.
“ Media, quodammodo inter diversas sententias.-CELSUS. By David Uwins, M. D. member of the Royal College of Physicians,
London, and author of the medical articles in Dr. Gregory's Encyclopædia. In 1 vol. octavo, price 6s. in boards.
A Dictionary of Practical and Theoretical Chymistry; with its application to the arts and manufactures, and to the explanation of the Phenomena of Nature ; including throughout the latest discoveries, and the present state of knowledge on the subjects. By William Nicholson, With plates and numerous tables, in 1 vol octavo, price 21s. in boards.
The Complete Works of John Dryden, now first collected ; illustrated with notes, historical, critical, and explanatory, and a life of the auchor. By Walter Scott, Esq. author of the Lay of the Last Minstrel, Marmion, &c. Embellished with a portrait, &c. in 18 vols. demy 8vo. price 9 guineas, and on royal paper 12 guineas, boards.
The Resurrection, a Poem. By John Stewart, Esq. 1 vol. foolscap 8vo. price 7s. extra boards.
Steevens's Lectures on Heads, with additions, by Mr. Pilon. To which is added, an Essay on Satire. With 24 caricatures, by Woodward, price 10s. 6d. boards.
The Manures most advantageously applicable lo the various sorts of Soils, and the causes of their beneficial effects in each particular instance. Idoneus Patriz, sit Utilis Agris.
Juv. Sat. 14. By Richard Kirwan, Esq. F. R. S. and M. Ř. I. A. author of the Elements of Mineralogy, &c.
Chesterfield Travestie ; or School for Modern Manners. Dedicated to George Coleman the younger, Esq.
The times are out of joint. O cursed spite !
Butler. In one volume small octavo, embellished with ten caricature engravings by Rowlandson, from drawings by Woodward, price only 4s. plain, or 6s. coloured.
Relicks of Robert Burns ; consisting chiefly of Original Letters, Poems, and Critical Observations on Scottish Songs. Collected and published by R. H. Cromek, in one volume 8vo.
Universal Biography ; containing a copious account, critical and historical, of the life and character, labours, and actions of eminent persons, in all ages and countries, conditions and professions; arranged in a phabetical order, abridged from the larger work in quarto. By J. Lempriere, D. D.-In 1 large vol. 8vo. Price 16s. in boards.
Letters from the late William Warburton, D. D. Bishop of Gloucester, to the late R. Hurd, D D. Bishop of Worcester; from the year 1749 to 1776, left for publication by the late Bishop Hurd; with the title of “ Let. ters from a late eminent Prelate to one of his Friends :” and with the folowing entry on a page of one of the five port-folios containing the originais.
“ These letters give so true a picture of the writer's character, and are, besides, so worthy of him in all respects (I mean, if the reader can torg ihe playfulness of his wit in some instances, and the partiality of his friend. ship in many more) that, in honour of his memory, I would have them published after my death, and the profits arising from the sale of them, applied to the benefit of the Worcester Infirmary.-R. Worcester."
Scriptural Dialogues, or Dialogues between a Pilgrim and Adam, Noah and Simcon Cleophas; Containing the History of the Bible, and of the
Jews, to their dispersion at the destruction of Jerusalem : with which are connected some of the most remarkable events in profane history; extracted from the best and most ancient authors. Originally translated from the Dutch. A new edition, carefully revised and corrected. In 1 vol. octavo, price 8s. in boards.
Scriptural Illustrations of the Thirty-Nine Articles of the Church of England, with a practical comment upon each article ; affectionately intended to promote religious peace and unity. By Samuel Wix, A. M. Rector of Inworth, in the county of Essex, and Vicar of St. Bartholomew the Loss, London, 1 vol. octavo, price 8s.
A complete System of Geography, ancient and modern. By James Playfair, D. D. Principal of the United College, St. Andrews.
Volume II. containing a Geographical and Topographical Description of the United Provinces, Great Britain, Ireland, &c. illustrated by the following sheet maps, elegantly engraved, viz. the World, according to the ancients, Gallia Antiqua, Hispania, Britannia, England, Scotland, Ireland, and the United Provinces.
Popular Lectures on Experimental Philosophy, Astronomy, and Chymistry, intended chiefly for the use of students and young persons. By George Gregory, D. D. Doctor in Philosophy and the arts, &c. late vicar of West-Ham; domestick chaplain to the lord bishop of Landaff, and author of the Economy of Nature, &c. &c. Two vols. 12mo, illustrated by 35 superiour engravings, price 11s. in boards, and 15s. bound and lettered.
The Wonders of the Telescope; or, a Display of the Wonders of the Heavens and of the System of the Universe; written in a familiar and popular manner, adapted particularly to the perusal of young persons, and especially calculated to promote and simplify the study of Astronomy to persons of all ages. Illustrated with numerous large copperplates, on a plan entirely new, price 5s.
The Poems of Henry Howard, earl of Surrey; with those of Thomas Wyatt, and the Songs and Sonnets of uncertain authors. With a preface, notes, and illustrations. By George Frederick Nott, D. D. sub-preceptor and chaplain to her royal higness princess Charlotte of Wales.
Memoirs of Maria, Countess D’Alva ; being neither novel nor romance, but appertaining to both. Interspersed with Historick Facts and Comick Incidents; in the course of which are introduced, Fragments and Circumstances, not altogether inapplicable to the events of this distracted age, and to the measures of the fore-sighted defenders of our holy faith. By Priscilla Parlante. Two volumes, 8vo. embellished with copperplate engravings, price 1l. 18. in boards.
Old Nick's Pocket Book; or Hints for “a right Pedantique ande Mangleinge" Publication, to be called “ My Pocket Book.” By Himself. Handsomely printed in foolscap 8vo. and hot pressed, price 4s. in extra boards, embellished with a large caricature prini, by an eminent artist.
PROPOSED BRITISH PUBLICATIONS. Mr. Southey has been employed eight years on a History of Portugal, arranged under three different heads: Portugal, Portuguese Asia, and Brazil. Each part in itself forins a complete whole, and has no other connexion than that of relating to the same people. The History of Brazil is the last in chronological order; but as publick curiosity is now particularly directed towards that country, the author intends to put it to press immc. diately.
Mr. Cumberland has a novel in the press, to be entitled John de Lancaster. It is the work which he announces in his ó Memoirs,' in the follow
taste and literature ; and that, whatever might be the ultimate opinion of
ing words :. I have also planned, and in great part finished one morc novel, upon which I have bestowed much time and care, anxious to leave something behind me, which may instruct the scholar as well as the idler; something which gravity may read without contempt, and modesty with out a blush ; a work of fancy, that may prove I have not quite exhausted my capacity to amuse, nor quite abandoned my endeavours to instruct.'
The late lamented Dr. Gregory, left an invaluable legacy to the literary world, and to the rising generation, in a work which he had finished but the week previous to his death, and part of the manuscript of which was in the hands of the printer. It consists of a Series of Letters to his son, on Taste, Literature, and Criticism. Perhaps a more correct idea cannot be given of it, than in the words of the author, contained in a letter to his publisher, on its completion ; he there remarked : “ that this work contained the result of the observations of his whole life, op every subject of its merits, his reputation in the republick of letters would in a great degree depend on it." The work is printing in two volumes, corresponding with the Lectures of the same author, on Experimental Philosophy.
Shortly will be published, handsomely printed in 5 vols. 8vo. with a porLait of Mr Pitt, from an original picture, The History of the Political Life of the late right honourable William Pitt. By John Gifford, Esq.
A new edition of the plays of Beaumont and Fletcher is preparing for publication. The task of collation and criticism will be executed with the editor's greatest industry and best judgment; and ample recourse will be had to the MS. notes of the late Dr. Farmer, written in the folio edition of the author, of which the editor is in possession.
Dr. Thomas Jameson, resident physician at Carlton House, has nearly ready for the press, in an octavo volume An Inquiry into the Changes of the Human Body at the different ages: containing a concise history of the natural and morbid state of the organs, and the causes of the general mor. tality in each period of life.
Two more volumes of Espriella's Letters from England, and a new edi. tion of the former volumes, will appear in a few weeks.
The Rev. Josiah Pratt has just completed his edition of the Whole Works of Bishop Hall, in 10 vols. 8vo. and has also published separate editions of the Bishop's Contemplations, in 2 vols. ; of his Devotional Writings, in I vol.; of his Practical Works, in 2 vols.; and of his Divine Right of Episcopacy, in 1 vol.
The first folio edition of Shakspeare, published in 1623, is considered by the commentators of this great author as by far the most authentick and valuable; but it has long been so scarce and high priced (a copy being worth thirty or forty pounds) that but very few persons can have access to it. The author of the Diversions of Purley, and many other gentlemen of literary eminence, have suggested the utility of its being reprinted; and in consequence, a copy of this edition has been a considerable time preparing, and is nearly ready for publication. The greatest care has been taken to ensure its fidelity : cluring the time it has been in hand, the printer and editor have had the use of three copies of the original, with the advice and assistance of gentlemen deeply versed in the writings of Shakspeare. It is printed in the common type of the present day, but in arrangement, spelling, and punctuation, is literally and scrupulously, page for page, throughout the volume, an exact copy of the edition of 1623, with all its peculiarities, not a word being added, altered, or omitted.