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Robin de la Quintinye, for an iron case in three cantos, is, Die bezauberte Rose to surround trees.
The Enchanted Rose. Brockhaus, the pubSevene, for a machine for shearing cloth. lisher, in April 1816, offered three poetical Sievrac, for the construction of carriages, prizes for a romantic tale, a poetical epistle, called Velocifères.
and an Idyl. The above mentioned piece, Pilet, for an apparatus for grinding corn by Ernest Schürtze, obtained the prize of vithout the aid of wind or water.
50 ducats in the first class. It is written Jacquinet, for a plate iron vapour flue, in the manner of Wieland's Oberon, except called à la Nancy.
that the stanzas are more regular ; the Hebre, for a four-wheeled carriage, callwhole is more delicate, and, as it were, of ed Gondole.
pure ethereal texture. It combines all the Solichon, for a new system of navigation, magic tones of melody. The publisher has both maritime and inland.
announced a separate edition of this poem, Banse, for a contrivance to be adapted to on which he designs to bestow every posthe silk loom, capable of determining the sible typographic and chalcographic embelaction of two shuttles.
lishment. The young poet died at Celle, Tourasse, for a machine employed by in the Hanoverian dominions, in his 28th him in making sugar-loaves.
year, a few days after receiving intelligence Ternaux and Son, for the manufacture of the success of his performance, and just of new stuffs, called by them asimodes. as he was preparing to set out for Italy.
M. Girard, of the Institute, has publish. He contracted the disease which proved faed, in a Treatise on the Valley of Egypt, tal, during the siege of Hamburgh in 1813, an analysis of the mud of the Nile, so ce- when he served as a volunteer in the Jälebrated by the fertility it communicates to
re promised his posthumous the soil of that country. It appears from works, together with a memoir of his life, chemical experiments made by M. Reg- by Professor Bouterweck, of Gottingen. nault, that in a hundred parts of the mud, Mr C. K. Barth, of Baireuth, is printing there are eleven of water, nine of carbon, the Ancient History of Germany, down to six of oxide of iron, four of silex, four of the time of Arminius, in two 8vo volumes, carbonate of magnesia, eighteen of carbo- the second of which will be devoted to the nate of lime, and forty-eight of alumen. geography of the country, and the manners, The qnantities of silex and alumen vary religion, &c. of the inhabitants. acording to the places where the mud is M. C. A. Erb, professor of philosophy taken ; that on the banks of the river con- at Heidelberg, has invented a cheap and tains a great deal of sand, while in that at simple hydraulic apparatus, by which ships a distance the argil is almost pure. The and vessels of all kinds, from the smallest abundance of this earth in the mud ren- to the largest, may be propelled, with a ders it proper for the purposes of the arts. small exertion of force, against the most They make excellent brick of it, and vases violent currents and storms, in constant of different forms; it enters into the fa. uniform motion, with a rapidity capable of brication of pipes; the glassmakers em- any increase, without the use of oars or ploy it in the construction of their fur- sails. Sinking ships may be preserved naces; the inhabitants of the country parts from farther sinking by this apparatus, accover their houses with it, and consider it cording to the direction to be given to it. It as a sufficient manure for their lands. governs the motion of the largest ship, so as
to move it at pleasure, from a state of rest, GERMANY.
by the small difference of an inch, or a line, The best German poem produced this or without progressive motion, to turn it year is printed in the Urania, an almanac round on one point in every direction. for 1818. The title of this piece, which is
WORKS PREPARING FOR PUBLICATION.
picturesque views, on a large scale front THE fourth and last canto of Childe Ha- accurate drawings made in the year 1817, told's Pilgrimage, with considerable notes, by Major Cockburn, of the Royal Artilcomprising observations upon society, li- lery, is in preparation. The plates are terature, &c. collected during his travels etched in a free and spirited outline by Pi. and residence abroad, will soon appear from nelli
, of Rome, and will be finished by W. the pen of Lord Byron.
B. Cooke. It will be printed uniformly An interesting work of Delineations of with Stuart's Athens, in folio. the city of Pompei, consisting of forty A History of the Civil Wars of Eitgland, from original, authentic, and most Monthly Magazine, will be commenced in curious and interesting manuscripts, and sixpenny numbers. scarce tracts of the times, is in the press. Dr Adam Neale, formerly physician to It will be illustrated by 200 engravings by the British embassy at Constantinople, will the first artists, from original paintings, by speedily publish a volume of Travels through G. Arnald, R. A. taken expressly for this
some parts of Germany, Poland, Moldavia, work, on every spot on which battles or and Turkey ; illustrated by views and cosother important events took place.
tumcs. Mr Mawe, honorary member of the Mi.
A translation of Signor Pananti's Narneralogical Society of Jena, and author of rative of a Voyage to Barbary, and ResiTravels in Brazil, a Treatise on Diamonds, dence at Algiers ; comprising Biographical &c. has in the press, Familiar Lessons in Sketches of the Dey and his Ministers, Mineralogy ; in which will be explained Anecdotes of the late War, Observations the methods of distinguishing one mineral respecting the relation of the Barbary States from another.
with the Christian Powers, and on the neA Picturesque Tour of Italy, with re- cessity and importance of their complete ferences to the text of Addison, Moore, subjugation, is now in the press. By Ed. Eustace, and Forsyth, is in preparation, ward Blaguiere, Esq. author of “ Letters from drawings taken on the spot during the from the Mediterranean." * years 1816, 1817, by James Hakewill Arch.
EDINBURGH. Observations, moral, literary, and anti. Women ; or, Pour et Contre: a Tale. quarian, made during a Tour through the By the author of Bertram, a Tragedy. In Pyrenees, France, Switzerland, Italy, and 3 vols. 12mo. the Netherlands, in the years 1814-15, by Travels from Vienna through Lower John Milford, jun. late of St John's Col. Hungary, with some Account of Vienna lege, Cambridge, are in the press.
during the Congress. By Richard Bright, Mr Montgomery has a new volume of M. D. In 4to, with numerous engravings. pocms nearly ready for the press, entitled, An Account of the Life and Writings of Greenland and other Poems.
the late John Erskine of Carnock, D. D. mír Campbell's Selected Beauties of one of the Ministers of the Greyfriars British Poetry, with lives of the poets, and Church, Edinburgh. By Sir Henry Moncritical dissertations, will soon appear, in creiff Wellwood, Bart. In 8vo. five volumes, post 8vo.
An Account of the Kingdom of Nepaul. An Account is preparing of a Voyage By Francis Buchanan, M. D. Fellow of the of Discovery to the Western Coast of Co- Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh, rea, and the great Loo Choo Island, in the of the Society of Antiquarics, and of the ship Lyra, by Captain Basil Hall, R. N. Linnean and Asiatic Societies. F. R. Š. L. & E.; with a vocabulary of with engravings. the language of that island by Lieutenant
An Etymological Dictionary of the Scot. Clifford, R. N., and an Appendix, containing tish Language; in which the words are decharts and various hydrographical and sci- duced from their originals, explained in entific notices, illustrated by cight colour. their different senses, and authorised by the ed engravings, after drawings by Havell, names of the writers in whose works they of scenery and the costume of the people of
occur. Abridged from the quarto edition Corea, and particularly of the more inte. by the author, John Jamieson, D. D. Felresting inhabitants of Loo Choo ; in one
low of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, of volume quarto.
the Society of the Antiquaries of Scotland, The first volume of the Transactions of and of the American Antiquarian Society. the Literary Society of Bombay, with In 8vo. plates, is in the press.
The Conchology of Great Britain and The Desâteer, with the ancient Persian Ireland, being a complete Natural History translations and commentary, and a glos- of all the Shells which have been found to sary of the ancient Persian words, is print- inhabit Great Britain and its Islands, aring by Mülla Ferûz Bin Mullu Kaws :
ranged according to the Linnean method. an English translation will be added, and
Illustrated by figures of every shell hitherto the whole will form two volumes quarto.
Early in the present year will be published, the Hall of Hellingsley, or the Dis. Our readers are already partly accovery ; a novel, by Sir Egerton B rydges, quainted with the contents of this interestBart. M. P. &c.
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A new provincial miscellany, with the will speedily be at their command in an title of The Northumberland and Newcastle English dress.
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