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LONDON. PROPOSALS have been issued for publishing with leading Questions and Hints, designed by subscription, in three volumes 12mo, as an easy Manuduction to the Practice of Historical and Literary Botany, containing English Composition ; 3. Poetic Reading the qualities, anecdotes, and superstitions made Easy, by means of Metrical Notes to relative to those Trees, Plants, and Flowers, each Line: 4. An Appendix of Select Prose ; which are mentioned in Sacred and Profane by John Carey, LL.D. History; the particulars of some rare and Sir John Sinclair announces his long procurious Plants which bear the names of ce- mised Code of Agriculture, founded on all lebrated persons; and also those which are the publications of the Board, and intended used in the religious worship and civil ce- to comprise a summary of their results. remonies of divers nations ; together with The following are the outlines of his plan : the devices, proverbs, &c. which derive their —. Tó consider those “ Preliminary origin from these vegetables ; concluding Points” to which a farnier ought to attend, with a Romantic Story, entitled, “ Flowers, otherwise he can never expect to carry on, from the French of Madame de Genlis, with in a useful manner, any system of hus. Explanatory Notes," &c. ; by Eliza J. bandry. These particulars are, climateReid.

soil-subsoil-elevation--aspect--situation Dr Blake of Weymouth is preparing for tenure, whether in property or on lease the press, in several volumes imperial 4to, rent-burdens on, and size of the farm. a Splendid and Authentic Peerage of the 2. To inquire into the nature of “ Those United Kingdom, from the Earliest Records means of cultivation which are essential to to the Present Day, in which will be given ensure its success :" these are, capital-regu. a genealogical and tabular view of the per- lar accounts arrangement of agricultural sonal descent, original creation, and colla labour-farm servants labourers in husteral branches of every title, whether living bandry-live stock-implements_agriculor extinct; forming at once a clear and com- tural buildings command of .water-diviprehensive history of every family on which sions of fields, and farm roads. 3. To point any distinction had been conferred by the “ The various modes of improving Sovereigns of these kingdoms. It is intende land,” by cultivating wastes enclosing ed, in this Elementary Work, to supersede draining-manuring-paring and burning the cross-reading and numerous parentheses, -fallowing weeding-irrigation-flooding , which render the present pedigrees of our warping-embanking, and planting. 4. nobility so unintelligible.

To explain “ The various modes of occupyA General History of the Quadrupeds of ing land,” in arable culture-grass-woods America, illustrated by coloured plates en -gardens, and orchards. And, 5. To ofgraved from original drawings, is preparing fer some general remarks on “ The means for publication. It will correspond in form of improving a country,” by diffusing inforwith the late Alexander Wilson's splendid mation-by removing obstacles to improveillustrations of American Ornithology. ment, and by positive encouragement.

Mr Overton of Crayford, Kent, has in a The work is intended to form a large volume state of great forwardness, a work in two în octavo, and it will be published early, in volumes 8vo, entitled, The Genealogy of August. Christ, elucidated by Sacred History ; with A work on Biblical Criticism on the Books a New System of Sacred Chronology ; in of the Old Testament, and Translations of which the Addition made by the Seventy Sacred Songs, with notes, critical and exTranslators to the Hebrew, is considered to planatory, by Samuel Horsley, LL.D. refer to the period of the Son of Man before F.R.S. F.A.S. late Lord Bishop of St A. the Fall ; by which the Truth of Scripture saph, is preparing for publication, is demonstrated by its Chronology ; serving The continuation, in octavo, with enas an Antidote to the venomous pen of Vol gravings, is printing, of Travels in South ney.

America, by Messrs Humboldt and Bon. Memoirs, with a Selection from the Cor. pland ; translated from the French, under respondence and other unpublished Writings the superintendence of M. Humboldt, by of the late Mrs Elizabeth Hamilton, are Helen Maria Williams. printing in two crown 8vo volumes.

The Remains of James Dysautoy, late of The first volume of the Transactions of Emanuel College, Cambridge, are in the the Literary Society of Bombay is printing press. in 4to.

Mr Armiger is engaged in researches, Early in July will appear an Introduc. and in the collection of materials for an tion to English Composition and Elocution, English work on Physiology, intended to in four parts, viz.-1. Æsop modernised and supply an acknowledged deficiency in the moralised, in a series of amusing and in- elementary medical books of this country,structive Tales, calculated as Reading Les- to exhibit the present state of that importsons for Youth ; 2. Skeletons of those Tales, ant science, and the extent to which it is indebted to the investigation of British phy. The Rev. J. Joyce's Elements of History siologists.

and Geography, ancient and modern, exMr Curtis is about to publish a Treatise emplified and illustrated by the principles of on the Physiology and Diseases of the Ear, chronology, will soon appear in two octavo containing a comparative view of its structure volumes, with several maps. and functions, and of its various diseases. Speedily will be published, in one volume

A volume of Transactions of the Philoso- octavo, An Essay on Capacity and Genius, phical Society of London is in the press. endeavouring to prove that there is no ori

Mr Bernay's Introduction to the Know- ginal mental superiority between the most ledge of the German Language is preparing illiterate and the most learned of mankind ; for publication.

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