« EdellinenJatka »
the severest part of the Revolution; from the Year 1787, to 1797; containing Anecdotes of some of the most remarkable Personages of that period; by Charlotte West. 8vo. 5s. 6d.
Ten Years' Exile: Fragments of an unpublished work, composed in the Years 1810, II, 12, und 13; by Madame de Stael: nowfirst published from the original MS., by her Son. Translated from the French. 8vo.
Vol. III. of Hansard's Parliamentary Debates, which commences with the Accession of his present Majesty.
MEDICINE AND SURGERY.
Observations on certain affections of the Head, commonly called Head-ache; with a view to their more complete elucidation, prevention, ami cure, together with some brief Remarks on Digestion and Indigestion; by James Farmer, surgeon. 18mo. 2s.
No. IX. of the Quarterly Journal of Foreign Medicine and Surgery, and with the Sciences connected with them. 8vo. 3s. 6d.
An Account of the rise, progress and decline of the Fever lately Epidemical in Ireland; together with communications from Physicians in the Provinces, and various official Documents; by F. Barker, M.D., and I. Cheyne, M.D. F.R.S. &c. 2 vols. Svo. II. 6s.
Annals, Historical and Medical, during the first four years of the Universal Dispensary for Children, St. Andrew's-hill, Doctors' Commons; by John Bunnell Davis, M.D. 8vo. 12s. Ms.
Rules and Methods for Feeding, Clothing, and Rearing Young Children; by the same. 8d.
A Treatise on Scrophula, describing the Morbid Alteration it produces in the Structure of all the different parts of the Body, and the best method of treating it; by Eusebius Arthur Lloyd, surgeon. 8vo. 9s.
Observations on some of the General Principles and on the Particular Nature and Treatment of the differentspeciesof Inflammation; by J. H. James. 8vo. 10s. 6d. boards.
The Physician's Guide; being a popular Dissertation on Fevers, Inflammations, and all Diseases connected with them; comprising observations on the use and abuse of Blood-letting, Mercury, Cathartics, Stimulants, Diets, <fec. <fec.; by Adam Dods, M.D. Svo. 10s. (id.
A Practical Essay on Ring-worm of the Scalp, Scald Head, and the other species of Porrigo, with a view to establish the Treatment of the Diseases on sound and efficient Principles; by Samuel Plumbe. 8vo.7g.6d. coloured plates.
Enchiridion, or a Hand for the one Handed; being explanations of a set of instruments which supply to persons who have lost a hand or an arm, all the assistance requisite for the common offices of life; by Capt. George Webb Derengy.
No. XLIX of the Quarterly Review. 6s.
No. XXII. of the Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, and the Arts. 7s. 6d.
The Official List of the Navy, corrected to the end of June, 1821. 2s.
Sketches of the Manners and Institutions of the Romans. 12mo. 7s.
Whist rendered Familiar, by a new and easy introduction to the Game; by J. G. Pohlman. Is. 6d.
Essays and Characters of a Prison and Prisoners; by Geoffray Mynshall, of Gray's Inn. Post 8vo. 7s. 6d. Reprinted from the original edition of 1618; only 150 copies have been printed for sale.
Practical Observations on Cold and Warm Bathing; and Descriptive Notices of Watering Places in Britain; by James Miller, M.D. 12mo. 4s. 6d. boards.
Steam Boat Companion, and Stranger's Guide to the Western Islands and Highlands of Scotland. 12mo. 6s. fid.bds.
Thompson's Self-indicative Time Tables, folio, 12s. (id. half-bd.
'Part II. Vol. 5. of the Edinburgh Gazetteer, Svo. 0s. sewed.
Observations on the Deviations of the Compass. 8vo. Is. 6d.
No. I. of Zoological Researches in the Island of Java, <fec. <fec. with figures of Native Quadrupeds and Birds; by Thomas Horsfield, M.D. royal 4to. 11. Is.
No. I to VII. of Hutton's Abridgment of / Buffon's Natural History, to be continued weekly. 6d.
Part I. of the General and Particular Descriptions of the Vertebrated Animals, arranged conformably to the modern discoveries nnd improvements in Zoology; by Ed. Griffith. 35 plates, 4to. 11. 5s.
Scientific Amusements in Philosophy and Mathematics; together with amusing Secrets , in various Branches of Science; by W. Enfield, M.A. 12mo. 3s. 6d.
Harley RaJington, a Tale; by Miss D. P. Campbell. 2 vols. 12mo. 10s. 6d. boards.
Scenes at Brighton, or "How Much," n Satirical Novel; by James Hoole,esq. 3 vols. 12mo. 15s. bds.
The Soldier's Child; or Virtue Triumphant; by Charlotte Caroline Richardson. 2 vols, 12mo. 12s. bds.
Sympathy in search of Peace at Home; a Novel of a novel kind; a Tale of the Times, from Carlton Palace to the Poorhouse; an Evening's Amusement, at which every one is inviW to laugh, but no one obliged to cry; by H. B Gascoign. 12mo. 5s. bds.
Rolando, a Romance; by A. Henry. 2 vols. 10s.
The Midnight Wanderer; by M. Campbell. 4 vols. 11. 2s.
The Young Infidel; a fire-side Reverie. 12mo. 4s.
The Ayrshire Legatee; or the Pringla Family. 12mo. 7s.
Napoleon anil other Poems; by Samuel Bower, Esq. 7s. 6d.
The Expedition of Orsim; and the Crimes of Aguirre; by Robert Southey, Esq. L.L.D. 12mo. <5s. bds.
My Note Book; or Sketches from the Gallery of St. Stephen's; a Satirical Poem; by Wilfred Woodtill, Esq. f. cap. 8vo. 5s. bds.
The Poems of Alexander Montgomery, a Scoltish Poet of the Sixteenth Century; with Biographical notices; by David Irving, L.L.D. Post 8vo. ISs. only 230 copies printed.
Rome, a Poem. 8vo. 6s. bds.
TheCottageofPella; a Taleof Palestine, with other Poems; by John Holland, 8vo.3s.
POLITICS AND POLITICAL ECONOMY.
An Essay on the Production of Wealth; with an Appendix, in which the general principles of Political Economy are applied to the (.articular circumstances in which this Country is at present placed; by R. Torrens, Esq. F.R.S. 8vo. 12s. bds.
The Restoration of National Prosperity shewn to be immediately Practicable. Svo. 3s. 6d.
The Liberty of the Press and Public Discussion; by Jeremy Bentham, Esq. Svo. Is.
Hints to Philanthropists; or a Collective view of Practical means of improving the Condition of the Poor and Labouring Classes of Society; by William Davis. Svo. 4s. 6d.
No. VIII. of Dr. Chalmers' Christian and Civic Economy of Large Towns, on Sabbath Schools. Svo. Is.
The Moral Tendency of Divine Revelation asserted and illustrated in eight discourses preached before the University of Oxford in 1821, at the lecture founded by the late Rev. John Bampton, M.A.; by the Rev. John Jones, M.A. Svo. 10s. rid. bds.
Sermons; by the late very Rev. William Pearce, D.D. Dean of Ely. 8vo. 12s. bds.
Discourses adapted to the Pulpit, or to the use of Families, from Tracts and Treatises of Eminent Divines; by the Rev. Edward Atkyns Bray. Svo. 8s. bds.
Correlative Claims and Duties; or, an Essay on the Necessity of a Church Establishment, and the means of exciting Devotion and Church Principles among its Members; by the Rev. Samuel C.Wilks, A.M. 8vo. 12s.
Practical Reflections on the Psalms, or short Daily Meditations; intended to promote a more frequent and attentive study of the Psalter; by Mrs. Sheriffe. 2vols, 12mo. 12s.
Seventeen Sermons of the eminently pious and deeply learned Bishop Andrews; modernized for the use of general Readers; by the Rev. Charles Daubeny, Archdeacon of Sarum. Svo. 10s. 6d.
Sermons by the late Frederick Thruston, A.M. Svo. 12s. bds.
Prejudice and Responsibility, or a Brief Inquiry into some of the Causes and the Cure of Prejudice against Religion, and into the doctrine of Man's Responsibility for imbibing it. 12mo. 3s. 6d.
Monthly Mag. No. 357.
Practical Sermons; by Abraham Bees, D.D. F.R.S. vols 3aiid 4. 8vo. 11. 4s. bds.
Warwickshire Delineated; by Francis Smith. 12mo. 5s. 6d.bds.
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS.
Part V. Vol. 5. of the Journal of New Voyages and Travels, contains J. Haufner's Travelson Foot through the Island of Ceylon, with engravings, Svo. 3s. 6d. sewed, 4s. bds.
Travels in South Europe, from Modern Writers, with Remarks and Observations; exhibiting a connected view of the Geography and present state of that Quarter of the Globe; by the Rev. William Bingley, M.A. &c. 12mo. 6s. 6d. bds.
An Account of the Interior of Ceylon, and of its Inhabitants, with Travels in that Island; by John Davy,M.D. F.R.S. 4to. with engravings, 31. 13s. (id. bds.
Vol V. of M. de Humboldt's Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of the New Continent, during the years 1799, 1804; translated by Helen Maria Williams. 8vo. 11. 4s.
Italy; by Ludy Morgan. % vols, 4to. 31.13s. 6d, bds.
Craven's Tour through Naples, 4fo. 21.15s.
Travels in various Countries of the East; bySirW.Ousley. 4lo. 31. J3s. 6d. bds.
>T«to French Books Imported by Vnlau and Co. Soho Square.
Choix de Voyages dans les quatre parties du monde, on Precis des voyages les plus interessans par terre et par mer; par J. Mao Curthy. Tomes III. et IV. Svo. plates and map, ISs.
Aventures d'un jeune officier Francais dans le royattme de Naples. 2 vols, 12mo. 6s. (Euvres completes de l'empereurJulien,traduites pour la premiere fois du Grecen Francais; pnrR. Tourlet. 3 vols. 8vo. II. lls.6d.
Histoire de 1'Astronomic moderne ; par M. Delambre, chevnlier de Saint-Michel, etc. 2 vols. 4to. plates, 41. 4s.
Le vieux Cevenol, ou Anecdotes de la via d'AmbroiseBore'fy, mort a Londres, Age1 de cent trois ans sept mois quatre joufs; par Rabaut-Saint-Etienne; premie d'une Notice sursa vie, ISmo. portraits. 3s.
Des Institutions d'Hofwyl consideree* plus partieulierement sous les rapports qui doivent occuper la pensee des hommes d'Etat; parM. le comte L. de V. 8vo. 5s.
Manuel historique du Systeme politique des etats de l'Europe e}. de lenrs colonies, depuis la decouverte des Deux-Indes; par M. Heeren. Svo. 9s.
Memoires sur les Operations militaires des Francais en Galice, en Portugal et dans la Vallee du Tage en 1809, sous le commandement du marechal Sonlt, due de Dalmatie; par M. Le Noble. Svo. avec un atlas militaire. 18s.
Books Published or Imported by Treuttel, Wiirtz, and Co. Soho Square.
Les OZuvres complettes de Madame de Stael, puhliees parson Fils; complete in 17 vols. Svo. 71. 10s.
Delambre, Histoire de l'Astronomie Modems, 2 vols. 4to. 31. 10s.
Marquis de Villeneuve, Precis de l'histoire 8vo. 9s.
Bonstetten, Eludes de l'Homme, ou Rechercbes sur les facultes de sentiret de penser, 2 vols. 8vo. Geneve. 13s.
Comte D*", Precis historique sur les Revolutionsdes Royaumes de Naples, et de Piedmont, avec carte, 8vo. 7s.
Collin de Planey, Anecdotes du XIX. siecle, ou Collection inedite d'historiettes et d'anecdotes recentes, de traits et de mots peu
conrmes, d'aventures singulieres, de citation?, etc. 3 vols. 8vo. 15s.
Saint-Edme, Constitution et Organization des Carbonari, ou documens exacts sur tout ce qui conceme l'existence, l'origine, et le but de cette Societe secrete, 8vo. Ts.
Bavoux, Leyons preliminaires s.irle Code Penal ou examen de In legislation criminelle, 8vo. 12s.
Fortia d'Urban, Nouveau Systeme Bibliographique, mis en usage pour la connoissance desEncjclopedies, en quelques langues qu'elles soientecrits, 12mo. 4s. 6d.
THE MONTHJiY REVIEW And REGISTER Of The FINE ARTS.
"The value and rank of every art ix in proportion to the mental labour employed in it, or the mental pleasure produced by it." Reynolos.
Exhibition of Pictures painted by the late Benjamin West, Esq., President of the Royal Academy.
THE reputation of Mr. West as an historical painter of great acquired talents for the day in which he flourished, is well known. His sons have made a collection of his works in a new gallery, built on the site of their father's painting and exhibition rooms, which is lighted in a novel and excellent manner. The pictures are placed against the walls, and sky-lights, concealed by an inner colonnade and ceiling, shower down an intensity of light upon them, which is by no means serviceable to the late President's weak and inefficient mode of painting. His portrait, by Sir Thomas Lawrence, gains by its brilliance, but not the thin and watery colouring of Mr. West. As a proof, none of his latter pictures, particularly the " Christ Rejected,'' and the " Death on the Pale Horse," look half so well as they did in the half light of the gallery in Pall Mall.
The principal pictures, which, however, are all well-known to the public, are, the Elevation of the Brazen Serpent; Raising the Widow's Son; the Crucifixion; Christ Rejected; Death on the Pale Horse; the Deluge; and the Golden Age. Mr. West's general style, as displayed in these pictures, and in others which are not in this collection, is well known to the public, and their number and size are proofs of his industry and perseverance. The late President was a laborious and indefatigable student, but not an historical painter of genius.
Portrait of Bonaparte, engraved in mezzotinto,by GouBAUDand SAY.
Mr. Ackerman has caused a very
fine portrait to be engraved of NapoLeon, from an exquisite original drawing by Gotjbaud, taken from life during the 100 days. As a highly finished engraving and correct likeness of the most eminent man of any age, it merits the patronage which it no doubt will receive. It is clearly and beautifully executed in mezzotinto, byMr. Say,who lias rendered it an excellent historical portrait.
The Marriage of Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, to the Lady Anne Mowbray. Engraved by Wm, Say, from a picture by JAMES NoRTHCOTE, Esq. R.A.
The picture, whence this mezzotinto print is engraved, was one of the leading historical pictures in the exhibition at Somerset House, which is just closed. The principal actors in the piece, as is well known, are both children, and the infantine gaiety and affected grandeur at the finery of their habiliments, and the imposed gravity by the desire of the officiating priests, are well conceived.
The Charge of the Life Guards at the Battle of Waterloo; painted by Luke Clennell, and engraved by William Bromley.
The unfortunate situation of the able painter of this clever picture, and his family, has excited the commiseration of all who have been acquainted with it, and the excellent print now before us has been published under the direction of a committee of noblemen and gentlemen, for the benefit of the afflicted artist and his family. The composition, grouping, and arrangement of the picture, gives one of the best ideas of such a dreadful conflict that has ever been painted, and Mr. Bromley has done ample justice to his
original in one or the best and most powerful line engravings of the day.
Mr. Matthew WYATrhas finished and set up in his gallery the principal figures of his monumental group, for the inspection of the subscribers and their friends, and we recommend the lovers of art to pay them a visit.
The Royal Academy's exhibition has closed since our last Number, with
the receipt of a thousand pounds more, it is said, than any former year.
Mr. Caome, an eminent landscape painter of Norwich, has recently paid t lie debt o f nat u re. H e was a respec table artist, a worthy man, and the master of the following well-known painters: His son, Mr. J. B. Crorne; Messrs. M. W. Sharpe, J. Starke, Vincent, and others who are called by the name ot the Norwich School.
NEW MUSIC AND THE DRAMA.
Number I. of a Series of Sonatas for the Piano Forte, with an Accompaniment for the Violin (ad libitum). Composed by Andrew Romberg, is.
THIS sonata (in G major) comprises three movements, the first of which is in common time of four crotchets (Allegro con spirit'/), the second in triple time of three crotchets, (Larghetto), and the third in common time of two crotchets, (Allegro seherzando). The general scope of the piece comprehends considerable excursion and variety of idea, as well in the comparative styles of the different movements, as in the passages of each, as contrasted with themselves. The opening thought of the introductory matter is bold and nervid, a diversity of well-conceived and elegant turns, and transient modulations, present themselves, as the movement proceeds, and the ear is very pleasantly led to the soft and seofhing relief afforded by the seasonable change of both key and measure, in the Larghetto, which is in E flat, major. The currency of the conceptions in this movement is connected, mellifluous, and refined: the execution, if not brilliant, is expressive ; and every bar may be said to carry a meaning with it. The theme of the Finale, if not remarkably novel, or marked with identical character, is lively and agreeable; and the annexed passages are judiciously conceived, and incorporated. The violin accompaniment is ably arranged throughout, and more closely and artfully blended with its principal than such super-additions always are. It is but justice to Mr. Romberg, to say, that, summing up its various merits, we think very highly of his composition, and hope its circulation will be such as to encourage his extending his undertaking to many numbers.
"Di Piacer mi bulza il cor," arranged as a Hondo for the Piano Forte. 2s.(id. This is the eighth number of a work published by Mr. Preston, under the title of " Dramatic Airs, from English, Italian, German, and French Operas" and for the production and conduct of which, he has engaged a variety of distinguished masters. The pages before us are prepared by Mr. M. P. King, and the taste he has displayed in his additions to, and decorations of, one of the most admired melodies in Rossini's favourite opera of La Gazza Ladra, would alone sufficiently prove his qualification for an undertaking like the present. To what extent this publication is intended to be continued, we do not know; but the musical public will be interested in its prolongation.
"Fancy dipp'd her pen in dew." A Song, written by Mr. C. Dibdin, composed by Mr. John fVhitaker. 2*. This ballad, the words of which are from Mr. Dibdin's Metrical Romance of" Young Arthur," is in two verses, and forms an attractive, if not a particularly novel composition. The ideas are tastefully turned, and the cadences are specimens of easy and graceful conception. The piano-forte accompaniment, and introductory and concluding symphonies, are worthy of the melody, and do credit to Mr. Whitaker's imagination and judgment.
Twelve Sonatas for the Piano Forte, with an Accompaniment for the Flute or Violin. Composed by J. Bottomly. is. In a publication professedly intended for the exercise of juvenile pi actitioners, it would scarcely be fair or reasonable to look for any thing more than the brief emanations of unrestrained fancy, and passages, accommodated by their simplicity, to the limited capability of the infant hand. These recommendations we find in Mr. Bottomly's sonatas; t,is; and are of opinion that tlwy will prove highly useful to novitiates on the instrument for which they are designed. The accompaniments are applied with tolerable skill, and the combined effect is reputable to the science of the composer.
A First Set of Three Sonatinas for the Piano Forte, by W. Sherrington. 4s.
Of this little work (judging by the present specimen) we are disposed to augur favourably. Without meaning to imply, that any extraordinary praise is due to Mr. Sherrington, we see merit enough in this his opening Number, to entitle him to the thanks of piano-forte beginners; and think that his undertaking will probably prove considerably useful. It is no trivial advantage, to initiative publications, when their passages not only lie convenient for the juvenile hand, but are so constructed as to connect improvement with pleasure, and to lead with certainty to that excellence which all practice ought to have for its object.
'• ~La Rosa,'' a Waltz, with an introduction for the Piano Porte, by J. L. Neilson. Is. 6d.
La Rosa is a tasteful and pleasing little composition; and, as here presented to the. public, forms an inviting and eligible piano-forte exercise. Mr. Neilson's introductory movement is attractive and appropriate, and his treatment of this waltz is simple, natural, and judicious. Meant as a trifle, it would claim no further observation, were it not one of the most agreeable trifles that has, feu- some time, come under our notice; but we should not be just to Mr. N.'s deserts, were we to omit to recommend his publication to the attention of all young practitioners.
"O came you o'er the barren moor," composed by Mr. John Whitaher. 2*. The melody of "O came you o'er
the barren moor," is smooth, natural, and expressive. While the words (by Mr. C. Dibdin) are creditable to the genius of their author; the music is characterised by a pleasing chain of well-conceived passages; and we have no doubt of this song's favourable reception with the lovers of good vocal composition.
Covent Garden.—At this theatre, the representation of Henry the Fourth has attracted and deserved many crowded audiences. The exhibition of the Coronation, introduced into this play, is of a most splendid description, and has afforded the highest satisfaction to the public; but especially to those acquainted with the parade and costume proper to so grand and distinguished a ceremony. Nothing that could contribute to the characteristic magnificence of such a spectacle, has been omit ted by the taste and liberality of the manager.
Drury Lane.—Since our last, a general meeting of the subscribers to this theatre, has taken place, for the purpose of receiving the annual statement of accounts, &c. &c, when it appeared that the debts of the establishment had been reduced from 92,4001: to 39,8001. On the subject of the performances at this house, we have the satisfaction to say, that they have proceeded with all their usual eclat, and realized that favourable change for the manager which his indefatigable endeavours so fully merit. The new farce of the Spectre Bridegroom, from the pen of Mr. Moncrief, has proved amusing by the eccentricity of its humour; and the return of Mr. Kean from America has gratified every admirer of tragic representation. A comedy is under preparation, the object of which is, to introduce a fac simile of the late inauguration.
Report of Diseases and Casualties occurring in public and private Practice of the Physician who has the care of the Western District of the City Dispensary.
CROTON-oil, Colchicum seeds, Prussic acid, Tincture of Lytta, Spirits of Turpentine,and Galvanism, are the present —" tubs for the whale," says the captious sceptic, who is reluctant to recognize any solidity or absolute good in medical
science and practice. "While nothing, however, (the writer has said in another place) is more easy than to be sceptical, nothing, in many cases, is more reprehensible:" and, during the course of the past month, he has actually ascertained, by