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important little work, which contains much valuable information. Though designed for higher latitudes, it contains numerous facts which will be highly useful in this country. We can only give an abstract of the contents.
We find, then, in this volume whatever relates to the natural history of sheep, viz. the difference of their instinct, dentition, and the period of their copulation. The authors next point out the characters of good wool, the difference of sheep-skins, the properties of the meat of different races; in what the fineness of the wool consists, and at what age the sheep is fit for propagation; with the hereditary defects of these animals, and the means of preventing their degeneration. In the last chapters they treat of the melioration of the Danish breed by the Friseland rams, and of the properties of the latter ; of the Danish, Iceland, Ferrol, and other sheep; the melioration of the Danish sheep by the English breed; of their diseases, with the means of preventing and curing them.
Art. 59.-Bemerkungen auf einer Reise durch das Sudlich Deutsch
land. Observations made during a Journey through the South of Germany,
Alsace, and Switzerland, in the Years 1798 and 1799. · By M. d'Eggers. 8vo. Vol. II. and III. Copenhagen.
We have already noticed the first volume of this work. The second contains the author's journey from Rastadt to Strasburg, with his observations on the present situation of the latter city, on Alsace, and the revolutions of Switzerland.
The best informed German travellers have observed, that M. Eggers seems not to have drawn his remarks from authentic sources. He sometimes, like a celebrated alderman of our own country, quotes his hair-dresser at Strasburg. Indeed, what he says of this city scems to be copied, in part, from the famous Blue Book, compiled by a printer, and partly from a description of Strasburg, published previous to the revolution, for Koenig. But we shall not enlarge on inaccuracies, which the author might have corrected by attending to the remarks of the most respectable journalists of Germany, which, however, he seems to have overlooked.
The third volume is not equally faulty. Tlie description of the electorate of Baden and the Brisgaw is more important and interesting. The author staid longer at these places, and seems to have obtained better information. The last two letters of the volume contain the observations on Switzerland.
SWEDEN. Art.60.—Practik Hand Lexicon foer Landhunshalase och Kostenarer. A practical Manual of Rural Economy and the Arts. Published by
Olof Linderholm. Vol. I. A to. E. 870. Stockholm. Sweden does not appear to be a country favourable to extensive works-pendent opera interrupta; at least we may form this opinion from the slow progress of the great Economical Dictionary of Fischerstrcem (nya Suensk Economiska Dictionaire), of which, in twenty-four years, only two volumes have appeared, terminating at the letter B. The present work, we trust, will proceed more rapidly.
On a general view, the author seems to have executed his proposed plan with ability. The articles are sufficiently full to give a correct idea of the objects, their properties, their use and prepari. tion. Some of them are more extensive, particularly on alun, arsenic, ash, amber, balsam, bees, bread, bark, distillation, diamond, &c. Art. 61.-Svenska Krigsmanna Sällskassels Handlingar, for der
1800. Memoirs of the Swedish Military Academy for the Year 1800.
Stockholm. The Swedish military academy is composed of the king, its protector, eleven honorary and eighty active members. The volume before us, which is only the second, contains two memoirs, viz. Count Rumford's Attempt to determine the Force of Gun. powder, translated from the Philosophical Transactions for 1781, by Lieutenant-colonel Arrhenius ; and Observations on the Regu. lations of the Exercise of the Swedish Army, by the Cheralier Doebeln. An abstract only of the last memoir is given, as the plates would render the publication of the whole too expensive.
Art. 62.- Ulfverlig Geographie foerfatted, &c. Complete Geography, by Dan. D’Jurberg ; accompanied with a Supple
ment, and a Chart of the Il’est Indies. Vol. I. Stockholm.
This author has already published many geographic works, and five charts, iii. two of Polynesia, one of France in four sheets one of Asiatic Turkey, and one of the West Indies. This is, in reality, the first volume of a second edition ; the first of which appeared in 1786, and was received with great respect. The first volume contains the cosmography and the general geography: the system of the world is explained at much greater length than in the first edition : and the author next considers this planet in its philosophic, mathematical, and geographic relations. The next subject of importance is the population of different countries. He gives Portugal 3,000,000 of inhabitants ; Spain 11,000,000, France 33,000,000; Italy, without reckoning the Austrian possessions and Corsica, about 16,500,000; Germany, independent of the Austrian and Prussian states, 11,360,000; Austria about 25,000,000; Prussia 8,000,000; England 13,000,000 ; Denmark 2,500,000; Sweden 3,200,000; European Russia 35,000,000; and Turkey 10,000,000. He estimates the population of Europe at 180,000,000, of Asia 440,000,000, Africa 120,000,000, North Americá 25,000,000, South America 15,000,000, Polynesia 20,000,000; consequently, that of the whole world at about 800,000,000.
The political division of the earth follows; and at the end of the volume is a memoir on geogony, which ought to have been at the beginning : and under the title of Criticism we find numerous ad. ditions, and some account of the Piazzi, and other discoveries,
: The supplement contains a particular description of Ceylon, Cuba, Jamaica, and St. Domingo, with a chart of the West Indies.
AUTHORS” NAMES & TITLES OF BOOKS.
ABILGAARD'sNew method of breed- Article (definitive) in Greek Testa. ing shecp,
590 ment, Remarks on, 160.---WordsAccount of Louisiana,
359 worth's Letters on the Remarks, Accum on the analysis of minerals, 160.-Blunt's
354 Astronomical discoveries of Kepler, Address (Friendly) to labouring part Account of, of community,
106 Advice to mothers,
234 Æsop's fables versified,
112 BASALTS of Saxony, Memoirs on Atfinities of the vegetable kingdom, the, Table of,
576 Batch's table of affinities of the ve. Agriculture (board of), Communica- getable kingdom, .. tions to the,
110 Bath waters, Second treatise on, 235 Aikin's edition of the English poets, Bayley's poems,
116 Bege's geography and statistics of — letters to a young lady, 416 Wolfenbüttel and Blackenburg,583 Amadis de Gaul, Rose's translation Beneficence, a poem, of,
Benefits of wisdom, and evils of sin, Southey's, 45
232 America, View of administrations in Bentley's Divine Logos,
108 government of, 478 Best's Royal soldier,
350 ---, View of the climate and Bibliotheca, The Italian, 576 soil of the United States of, 575 Black's lectures on the elements of Amphlett's Invasion, 354 cheinistry,
36, 284 Amsterdam medical society, Pro Blagdon's Flowers of literature, 239 ceedings of the,
590 Blunt's letters to Sharp, Amusements, Evening,
360 Boccaccio's Decamerone, TranslaAnimal chemistry, Archives of, 578 tion of,
369 Annals of the Museum of natural his Bonaparte, Letter to,
Letters from Satan to, 360 Annual register, New,
208 Book-keeping improved,. 119 Anthology, Oriental,
558 Bossut's general history of mathema Antigallican, 478 tics,
131 Appeal to people of united kingdoms, Botanic observations,
576 227 Botany, Dictionary of techinal terms Appendix to Seasonable hints to of,
572 younger part of clergy,
471 British liberty considered, Apprehensions. Honest.
109 Bromley (Eliza M.)'s Cave of ConArchives of animal chemistry, 578 senza,
119 - of pharmacy and medical Brougham on the colonial policy of philosophy, 578 the European powers,
377 App. VOL. 1,
Brown's translation of Burserius's In- Considerations of nature for the mind
423 and heart,
(Serious) addressed to
237 British labourers and mechanics,
121 Controversies (religious), Appendix
109 to Seasonable hints respecting, 471
423 Coote's continuation of the history of
473 Crofts's Piety and courage, 472
118 Cursory remarks on reading the book
105 D'ABRUSSON on the basalts of
258 Definitive article in Greek Testament,
354 De Jong's voyage to the Cape of Good
86, 284 rations of French armies, 228
472 Dickson's hints to people of united
of chemistry, 573
- --- (Historical) of Hebrew
169 Discoveries (astronomical) of Kepler,
in South Sca, Chronolo-
228 Domestic medical guide,
110 Une folie,
Drewe's Duty of defending our coun- French grammar, Introduction to
471 - Principles of taxation, 228
EARTH.--Evident proofs that it is GALLOWAY's Prophetic history of
380 Gardening (landscape), Observations
591 Genius, Evils and advantages of, 114
551 of Wolfenbuttel and Blackenburg,
357 Geography, Easy grammar of, 237
---, Mathematical, &c. 574
579 ---and astronomy, Introduc-
250 --- and statistics of Sardinian
105 Germany, Tour through South of, 591
and Switzerland, Travels
360 Gilchrist's prospectus of the Persian
on the principle of population, Glasse's Sennacherib defeated, 349
25 Godwiu's Life of Chaucer, 60, 144,
-- Geography for the use of
Good's Memoirs of Geddes, 73
109 troduction to,
Grant's fast sermon,
240 Great Britain (Independence of) es-
239 sential to prosperity of European
357 Greathead's Report, &c. respecting
572 Grohman's translation of Saadi's Mir-
237 Guide, Domestic medical, 111