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of the times in which we live. A VIEW OF THE HISTORY OF FRANCE, from the Restoration of the Bourbons to the
Deposition of Charles the Tenth. In 2 vols. By T. B. MACAU LEY, Esq. M.P.
A LIFE OF PETRARCI, in 1 vol. By Thomas MOURE, Esq.
N. B.-This work will contain a picture of society, illustrated by anecdotes, which, though in a great degree excluded from regular history, form a striking illustration of all that history records, and are inseparably connected with the growth of the most important political institutions,
N. B.-The remaining volumes of these Works are in preparation, and will speedily be published.
By J. F. W. Herschel, Esq.
X. THE HISTORY OF THE NETHERLANDS, from the Earliest Times to the
Battle of Waterloo. I Vol. By T. C. Grattan, Esq.
V. MECHANICs. By Capt. H. Kater and Dr. Lardner.
To be published,
Porteus, Blomfield, Horne, Horsley, Mant; Drs. Paley, Shuttleworth; Rev. C. W.
Le Bas, and C. Benron.
Heber; Archdeacon Pott; Rev. A. Alison, Sydney Smith, T. Rennell, T. Townson,
Vol. III, on the 2d of May, with a Portrait.
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4. The HARMONICON, a Monthly Journal, devoted to the publication of Vocal and Instrumental Music ; and offering a medium for the union of Music and Literature, by means of Essays, Memoirs, and Criticisms on Musical Subjects ; with Periodical Reports of the State of the Art, &c. The Fourth Number for 1831 will be published on the 1st of April, price 3s.
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5. LOUDON'S HORTUS BRITANNICUS.-A Catalogue of all the Plants Indigenous,Cultivated in, or lotroduced to Britain.-PART I. The Linnvan Arrangement, in which nearly 30,000 Species are enumerated: preceded by an Introduction to the Linpæan System.-PART II. The Jussieuean Arrangement of nearly 4000 Genera; with an Introduction to the Natural System, and a General Description and History of each Order.
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