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VAL RETROSPECT OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS, for 1831. In 2 vols. On the 1st of March and 1st of April.
N. B.-This work, which will be continued annually, will form a connected historical 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. MACAULEY, Esq. M.P. N.B. This work will form a supplement to the History of France published in the Cabinet Cyclopædia.
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HISTORICAL MEMOIRS OF THE HOUSE OF BOURBON. In 2 vols.
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MILITARY MEMOIRS OF WELLINGTON. In 2 Vols. Vol. I. By CAPT. SHERER. THE HISTORY OF THE LIFE AND REIGN OF GEORGE THE FOURTH. In 3 Vols. Vol. I. N. B.-The remaining volumes of these Works are in preparation, and will speedily be published.
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- XIV. A PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE ON THE STUDY OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY. By J. F. W. Herschel, Esq.
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II. XI.XVI. HISTORY OF MARITIME AND INLAND DISCOVERY. 3 Vols.
X. THE HISTORY OF THE NETHERLANDS, from the Earliest Times to the
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The SUNDAY LIBRARY: being a Selection of Sermons from the most Eminent Divines of the CHURCH OF ENGLAND; with Introductory Remarks, occasional Biographical Sketches, and short Notes. By the Rev. T. F. DIBDIN, D.D. Published in volumes, every other month, price 5s. with a Portrait.
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Vol. II. (with a Portrait of Bishop Porteus) contains Sermons from Bishops Porteus, Heber; Archdeacon Pott; Rev. A. Alison, Sydney Smith, T. Rennell, T. Townson, J. Gilpin, W. Jones, of Nayland, and R. Morehead.
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LOUDON'S HORTUS BRITANNICUS.—A Catalogue of all the
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The BRITISH FLORA; comprising the PHENOGAMOUS or FLOWERING PLANTS, and the FERNS. BY WILLIAM JACKSON HOOKER, LL.D. F.R.A. and L.S. Regius Professor of Botany in the University of Glasgow, &c. &c. In 1 vol. royal 12mo. 12s. cloth.
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A SYSTEM of UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY. By M. MALTE BRUN, Editor of the "Annales des Voyages." Vol. VIII. Part 1, price 7s. 6d.
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The HISTORY of the RISE of the MAHOMEDAN POWER in INDIA, till the Year 1612. Translated from the original Persian of MAHOMED KASIM FERISHTA. BY JOHN BRIGGS, Lieut.-Colonel in the Madras Army, &c. &c. 4 Vols. 8vo. 41. 4s. "Colonel Briggs's book is one of those which belong to the library as a sterling and permanent work." -Lit. Gaz.
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HISTORICAL ACCOUNT of Discoveries and Travels in North America, including the United States, Canada, the Shores of the Polar Sea, and the Voyages in search of a North-West Passage: with Observations on Emigration. By HUGH MURRAY, F.R.S.E. &c. Author of Travels in Africa, Asia, &c. 2 vols. 8vo. 27s. bds. "He has moulded his work into that popular form which combines, in due proportion, amusement with instruction."-Lit. Gaz.
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An ENCYCLOPÆDIA of PLANTS; comprising the Descrip
tion, Specific Character, Culture, History, Application in the Arts, and every other desirable particular respecting all the Plants indigenous, cultivated in, or introduced to Britain: combining all the advantages of a Linnean and Jussieuean Species Plantarum, an Historia Plantarum, a Grammar of Botany, and a Dictionary of Botany and Vegetable Culture. The whole in English; with the Synonymes of the commoner Plants in the different European and other Languages; the Scientific Names accentuated, their Etymologies explained, the Classes, Orders, and Botanical Terms illustrated by Engravings, and with Figures of nearly Ten Thousand Species, exemplifying several individuals belonging to every Genus included in the work. Edited by J. C. LOUDON, F.L.S. H.S. &c. The Specific Characters, &c. by JoHN LINDLEY, F.R.S. L.S. and G.S. &c. The Drawings by J. D. C. SOWERBY, F.L.S.; and the Engravings by R. BRANSTON. Complete in 1 large Vol. 8vo. with nearly 10,000 Engravings on Wood, 41. 14s. 6d.-In 9 separate Parts, 10s. 6d. each-Or in 36 Nos. 2s. 6d. each.
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BEATRICE; a Tale founded on Facts. By MRS. HOFLAND.
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