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S. RICHARD PHILLIPs has been induced to submit to the public the plan of a New Revi Ew, to be published every Saturday, under the title of “The Literary Gazette," calculating as a ground of public favour on his approved conduct of the Month LY MAGAz1 NE, during a period of nearly twenty years. Being disengaged from specu. kations in new books as a publisher, and having no other literary engagement besides the Monthly Magazine, he is likely to be uninfluenced by those feelings of selfinterest which actuate too many proprietors of Reviews; while his known experience in the economy of the press, uualifies him in a peculiar manner for the practical details of such an undertaking. At the same time, his engagewnents in the Monthly Magazine, by leading to an extensive intercourse with men of letters, will constantly afford him the means of connecting with a critical journal, such an association of able writers, as will secure to its pages all the requisites of accurate knowledge, critical acumen, and elegant composition. His reiterated observations in the Monthly Magazine, on the conduct of other Reviews, may serve as a pledge that he will endeavour to avoid their errors; and he avows himself as the responsible editor, for the express purpose of affording the public the best security which the Editor of any journal can give for the fairness and integrity of his conduct. The new plan of his Review is, he conceives, better adapted to the actual state of literature, modern habits and manners, and the means of circulation, than any existing work of the same kind; while it embraces every other feature which, in a general or particular manner, recommends thern to liberal patronage. The aspect and form of his publication, are imitated from the famous literary Gazette, published at JENA, which for many years has enjoyed an unrivalled selebrity

in every part of Europe. That journal is, printed in small quarto, for circulation by post as a Newspaper; and it is proposed to publish this English “LITERARY GAze r re,” on the same plan; that is te say, on a very large sheet, folded into 16 pages to be stamped like a Newspaper, for the advantage of being franked by post, and to publish it every Saturday. This form of publication will ensure the early notice of books, a rapid circulation, and a corresponding gratification of public curiosity. The other proposed features are the notice of all books without exception ; regular accounts of continental literature; and such a mixture of analysis and extract, with criticism, as will instruct the reader, while he is enabled to judge for himself. The fifty-two numbers will form one annual volume,containing nearly double the quantity of letter-press which is now given within the year by any other monthly or quarterly Review. The price will be one shilling, and the first number will be published in a few weeks, of which due notice will be given in the principal newspapers. In the interin or. ders are received by all booksellers and dealers in Newspapers, or by the editor if sent free of postage, to the office of the Monthly Magazine, No. 1, Paternosterrow, or to his private residence in Tavistock-Square.

Under the head of Proceedings of PUBLIC SocIETIES, we have described the three great exhibitions in the British metropolis, which at this time delight and astonish all lovers of art: ,

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The royal Exhibition at Somerset: house, containing 811 subjects, by 350 living artists.


The Exhibition of paintings in water. colours, in Spring Gardens, containing 808 subjects, by 51 living artists, *

44% derful as an exhibition of the varieties of nature in this subordinate part of her works We cannot pretend at this time to notice even the rare specimens to be found in the forty-two flat glass-cases, and in the numerous large upright ones, which present these vast collections to the eye, because these alone would make a considerable catalogue; we were, however, struck with the variety of Aerolites, and with the prodigious value of the specimens of the precious stones only. Besides those natural objects which at once delight the eye and the understanding, the literary additions have also, within these few years, been sufficient of themselves to confer celebrity on any institution. Thus 8000l. has been given for the HARGRAve library of valuable law books; 4925l. for the LANSDown E collection of manuscripts; 550l. for HALHED's Shanskrit and Persian manuscripts; 620t. for Tysson’s Saxon coins, the most complete in the kingdom; 400l. for eighty-four volumes of scarce Classics, belonging to Dr. BENT LEY, enriched with his manuscript Notes; and 4000 guineas for Roberts's series of the coins of the realm, from the conquest to the present time. Would to God that all the money voted by parliament, were for purposes as innocent, useful, honourable, and gratifying ! We are, however, happy to record these tributes which it has paid to the taste, good sense, and knowledge of the country; and we hope it will proceed in the same glorious career. At the same time, though the unexceptionable employment of the public money has been the means of bringing these rarities together, it would be unjust not to state, that the country is specially obliged to some of the present Trustees for the energy displayed in the recent conduct of this establishment, and that those obligations are in a particular manner due to the present able SPEAKER of THE House of com Mons, who is indefatigable in his attentions to this branch of his numerous official duties; and also to EARL SPENCER and SIR. Josepit BANKs, whose zeal in the promotion of literature and science, are too well known to require our eulogium. Their exertions, without any implied censure on the other respectable trustees, combined with the liberal grants of parliament, have rendered the BRITISH MUsEUM an honour to the nation. Mr. BIRD, of Bristol, historical painter to the Princess Charlotte of Wales, has, through the permission of the Duke of Clarence and Lord Melville, had the

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the rooms without respect to their taste, object, or curiosity; but now any decently dressed person may, every Mos DAY, W Ed N Eso AY, and FR I DAY,” between the hours of ten and four, obtain free admission without fee or delay, on simply writing his or her name and address in a hook, and may pass as many hours as is agreeable, in viewing and studying this immense and invaluable collection. Ata elegant synopsis of the contents of tha entire Museum, consisting of 150 pages, is sold at the door for two shillings, and this serves as a guide to the external inspection of every thing meriting particular notice. The Sloanian and Cottoniaa collections have been often described; but the Museum has, within these five years, been enriched by various novelties of imatchless interest, resulting from the proud ascendancy of the country, in arts and arms, and therefore above all price. Among these are the EGYPTIAN ANTIQUITIES, acquired by the capitulation of Alexandria in 1801, and brought to England at immense lahour and expence; among which are the famous Rosetta stone, containing the triple inscription, the supposed sarcophagus of Alexander, and many fragments of sculpture, coevai with the earliest periods of Egyptian history ! In the same elegant suite of apartinents, are also displayed with exquisite taste, the large and unrivalled collection of Greek and Roman statues, busts, and other sculptured marbles, formed by the late Cn ARLes Town LEr, esq. and purchased by parliament at the valuation of 20,000l. There are 313 of these excellent specimens of ancient art, and we sufficiently prove their public worth, when we state that our artists enjoy the great advantage of being allowed to study and copy them. But the recent addition which draws from us this present notice, is the rare, splendid, and perfect collection of MIN ERALs, formed by the late CHARLes GREvi LLE, recently purchased by parliament for 13,727 l. and scientifically and tastefully arranged by Mr. Koenig, for public inspection, in the splendid saloon of this splendid building. The whole are disposed in cabinets, containing 550 drawers, while specimens of the contents of the drawers are exhibited in glazed compartments over them, forming a series for study. Nothing can be better displayed—more complete—more delightful to the eye—or more won

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opportunity of witnessing the embarkation of the King of France, and the Duchess of Angouleme, in older that he might execute, for a high personage, a grand historical picture of that event. He accompanied the Royal family afterwards across the channel, and remained three days at Calais, to take their portraits and those of their suite. The other royal personages who were present, have sat for their portraits very graciously; and it is expected, as Mr. Warren has engaged to engrave it, that the print will add greatly to the credit of the arts in this kingdom. Mr. SHARoN TURNER is printing the first volume of his History of England. This volume will include the period from the Norman conquest, to the reign of Edward III. and comprise also the literary History of England during the same period. It is composed, like his History of the Anglo Saxons, from original and authentic documents. A Tour through the Island of Elba, from the Journal of SIR. Rrch ARD Color HoARE, bart. will shortly be published . in imperial quarto, accompanied with engravings from drawings made on the spot, by John Smith. It is proposed to publish a General Index to the first For TY volumes of the Monthly Magazine, on the plan of the Index to the Edinburgh Review. It will of course contain references to a greater variety of facts than was ever before to be found in a similar Index. The prics to subscribers will be 24s, and to nonsubscribers 30s. Dr. Holla ND is preparing for publication, a Narrative of his Travels in the South of Turkey, during the latter part of 1812, and the spring of the following year. It will be the principal object of this work to afford sketches of the scenery, population, natural history, and antiquities of those parts of Greece which hitherto have been little known or described. The narrative will chiefl regard the author's journies in the Ionia Isles, Albania, Thessaly, and some parts of Macedonia; together with an account of his residence at Joannina, the capital and court of ALI PASHA; and with a cursory sketch of his route through Attica, the Morea, &c. It will be ready for publication towards the end of the present year. * = r Mr. W. SMITH has at length printed. a Prospectus of his Map of the Strata of England, &c. It is, he remarks, twentyone years since that regularity in the strata was discovered which led to the completion

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