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a machine, by means of which any person, natural small-pox used to carry off a great though unacquainted with drawing, is ena number of persons every year. Dr Malabled to copy paintings in oil or fresco, and fejew, who resides in that country, has, even to trace the contour of statues and however, found means to check its ravages. other round bodies, either of the natural —Being at Ochotsk in 1814, he brought size, or reduced to one-twelfth. This ma- thence by sea some variolous matter. He chine, which is far superior to the panto immediately innoculated, at the harbour of graph, will be particularly useful for frescoes; St Peter and St Paul, 500 persons, some it is even asserted, that in this department of them adults, and sent a portion of the it will do as much in one day as formerly matter to other parts of Kamtschatka. Conrequired the labour of a month.
vinced by experience of the beneficial effect
of inoculation, the Kamtschadales and KoGERMANY.
raiks now cheerfully allow it to be practised Some of the professors of the University on themselves and their children. "Dr Maof Halle have undertaken an Universal Enlafejew has instructed some native Kamtscyclopædia of the Arts and Sciences, which chadales at each ostrog and village in the is to consist of thirty volumes in 4to. Four process : he himself superintends the opehundred men of letters have, it is said, al. rations, and gives certificates of merit to ready engaged in this work ; and each ar. such as distinguish themselves by zeal and ticle is to be signed by its author ;—they skill. About 3000 persons have hitherto have published a specimen. It is expected been inoculated. The climate of Kamtsto be finished in about six years.
chatka is naturally healthy, and the natives The second volume of an interesting work, of the peninsula frequently attain a very by Charles L. Von Haller, has been pub- advanced age, without the infirmities genelished. It is entitled, “ Restoration of the rally attendant on it. There is, for instance, Science of Politics ; or, Theory of the Na now living at Soposchnoje, a Kamtschadale tural State of Society."
woman, named Daria Slobodtschinowa, who, Professor Dahlmann, of Kiel, is prepar at the age of 130 years, possesses all her fa. ing for the press the manuscript Chronicle culties unimpaired. Thus, too, Dr Malaof Ditmar, by Neocorus, which had been fejew found at Kirgamizkoi, a Kamtschadale lost, and lately recovered. This work is of upwards of 100 years old, who could read great importance for the illustration of the the Bible without spectacles, and explain it ancient history of Germany.
to his countrymen. The foreigners resident in Kamtschatka have lately begun to main
tain a private correspondence with England In the peninsula of Kamtschatka, the and America.
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thence through Berlin to Hamburgh. The Mr C. Phillips, the barrister, has in the work will be accompanied with engravings press, a Life of his friend, the Right Hon. illustrative of the more remarkable antiJohn Philpot Curran, in a quarto volume, quities in those countries, the costume of embellished with a portrait. This work will the inhabitants, and other interesting subcomprise an account of the legal, political, jects, from drawings executed in the course and private life of Mr Curran ; together of the journcy. with anecdotes and characters of his most Mr Nichols will shortly publish, in two distinguished contemporaries, many of them vols. 8vo, a new edition of the Life and collected from his own lips.
Errors of John Dunton, citizen of LonThe Letters from the Hon. Hor. Wal. don ; with the lives and characters of more pole, to George Montagu, Esq. from the year than one thousand contemporary divines, 1736 to 1770, will soon be published from and other persons of literary eminence : the originals, in the possession of the edi. To which will be added, Dunton's Conver.
sations in Ireland ; selections from his Lieutenant-Colonel Johnson is preparing other genuine works, and a portrait of the for publication, a Narrative of an Over- author. land Journey from India, performed in Mr W. Upcott, of the London Institu. the course of the present year, through tion, will publish in the course of the enthe principal cities of Persia, part of Ar- suing month, in three volumes octavo, a Bimenia, Georgia, over the Caucasus into bliographical Accountof the principal Works Russia, through the territory inhabited by relating to English Topography ; containthe Cossacks of the Don, to Warsaw, and ing a complete collation of the more in
portant and rare productions connected Original Letters from Baxter, Prior, Bowith the local History of England; the lingbroke, Pope, Cheyne, Hartley, &c. with quantity of letter-press comprised in each biographical illustrations, edited by Mrs volume, lists of the plates, and separate pe
Rebecca Warner of Bath, will soon appear digrees, so as to form an useful and ne
in octavo. æssary guide to all collectors of books on A new work on the subject of Saving this interesting subject.
Banks will shortly make its appearance, In a few days will be published, Messrs which will be found particularly useful to Hooker and Taylor's work on the Mosses all connected with these institutions, enof Great Britain and Ireland, which will titled, “ Annals of Banks for Savinys." contain tigures and descriptions of each spe- Part the first, containing details of the rise cies, native of these islands ; together with and progress of these institutions ; obserplates, illustrative of the Genera.
vations on their importance, tendency, and Mr Hooker has likewise the first num. constitution ; an account of the earliest ber of a work ready for publication, on the establishments of this description ; full new and rare, or little known, Exotic particulars for their formation, manageCryptogamic Plants ; with which will be ment, &c.; methods of keeping accounts incorporated those collected in South Ame- and calculating interest ; useful hints and rica, by Messrs Humboldt and Bonpland; suggestions; and reports and communicaand various other interesting subjects, in tions from the principal banks in Great the possession of the author and his bota. Britain, &c. nical friends. This will have numerous Remarks Moral, Practical, and Facetious, plates, and appear in an octavo volume. on various interesting subjects, selected
A Walk through Switzerland in Sep- from the writings of the late William tember 1816, is preparing for publica- Hutton, Esq. of Birmingham, will appear tion.
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son at Derby, from his short-hand notes. Dr Carey has in forwardness an elocu. Early next year will be published in tory edition of Thomson's Seasons ; with parts, about forty Views of Pompeii, enmetrical notes to each line, to regulate the graved in mezzotinto, in imitation of the enunciation, as in his Introduction to Eng- original drawings taken on the spot in the lish Composition and Elocution.
present year by George Townley, Esq. Early in February will be published, a Mr Murray's historical work on the VoyTranslation of Tasso's Jerusalem ; by the ages and Discoveries in Africa, is about to Rey. J. H. Hunt, late fellow of Trinity appear in French, from the press of Mongie. College.
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tion an Account of his Literary Life, which Madame de Stael's new work on the will contain anecdotes of many distinguishaFrench Revolution has been purchased by ed living characters. a London bookseller ; it will be printed The Rev. Anthony Davidson, of South both in French and English, under the Damerham, Wilts, is about to publish by superintendence of Mr William Schlegel, subscription the Poems of Ossian turned the literary executor of the baroness. The into blank yerse, in an 8vo volume. work will be comprised in three octavo vo Mr Jones, optician, is about to publish lumes, and will appear in London and at the late Mr Ferguson's Astronomical PlaParis on the same day.
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Dr Armstrong of Sunderland has in the Early in December will be published, press a work on Scarlet Fever, Measles, the Juvenile Botanist's Companion, or Consumption, &c. His volume on Typhus Complete Guide to the Vegetable King, Fever is also reprinting with considerable Hom; by Robert John Thornton, M. D. additions. VOL. I.
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