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M. J. Ch. Krafft, architectist, has published at Paris, No. I. of a Selection of Designs of Civil Architecture, containing plans, elevations, and sections of the various kinds of buildings usually erected in France: it will extend to twenty numbers, engraved in outlines, folio, price on French paper 6 fr. per number, on Dutch paper 9 fr. tinted with Indian ink 36 fr. a number, is published once a fortnight.


At Leipsic is published a work relating to the Sports and Pastimes of the Lower Classes of the Russians: it is printed in folio, on vellum paper, and embellished with twelve coloured plates: the letterpress is in German and French. It is by M. Geisler, artist, and travelling companion of the celebrated Pallas, assisted by M. J. Richter, who published, two years ago, Miscellanies relating to Russia. This may be regarded as a continuation of the works published at the same place, entitled, Picturesque Travels in Russia, and the Manners, Customs, and Dresses of the Russian People. (Spiele und Belustigungen der Russen.)

A work entitled the Phalænæ of Europe, designed from Nature, or the Natural History of the Bombyces Nobiles, drawn and published by Louis de Müller, is commenced at Breslaw. No. 1. contains Bombyx pudica. 2. B. Hebe. 3. B. Hera. 4. B. Purpurea. The Work is published in two Editions, 1 folio; of this 40 copies only are printed; and in 4to 60 copies only. It will be terminated in 6 or 7 numbers. (Abbildungen Europaischer Nacht-Schmetterlinge: folio 6 rxd; 4to 3 rxd.)

M. A. Ehrhard has published a Magazine of technical and legal Medicine and Medical legislation. It contains: 1. An Essay on the disorders occasioned by Dentition. 2. Observations on a Ca. ries of the under Jaw, by M. Merk. 3. On the Efficacy of Dr. Reich's febrifuge Medicine, by M. Graber. 4. On Physicians, by the same.

5. On the bite of a

Viper, by M. Gesner. 6. On a Dropsy in the Brain, by the same. 7. History of an Imaginary Disorder. 8. Two cases of Hydrocephalus. 9. Several articles on legal Medicine. 10. Plan of a Medical Organization. 11. On Lying-in Establishments. 12. On Vaccination, &c. (Magazin für die technische Heilkunde, Svo. Stettin 2 for.)

M. J. J. Wagner has commenced at Leipzic, a Journal of the Sciences and Arts. MM. Eschenmayer, Stüz, Hebel and others have promised their coopera

tion (Journal für Wissenchaft und Kunst, No. 1. 8vo. 16gr.)

On the 14th of August, Dr. Gall commenced his Lectures on Craniology in Marburg, which continued to the 22d of the same month. His philosophy, so called, finds few advocates. On the 24th, he went, accompanied by some learned friends, to the hospital of Haine. Of his particular observations on maniacs nothing has transpired. Dr. Gall went from Marburg to Heidelburg, to confute his opponent Scherman viva voce, but he was not so happy as to procure even a small number of auditors.


The imperial library of Count Szechenyhar appears to have met with an abrupt termination. In the monastery of the Paulinians, where the library was kept, a seminary of young ecclesiastics was educated under the care of the ex-jesuit Baoukopf. Under the pretence that the seminary had not sufficient room, and that the visits of strangers disturbed the edification of the minds of the young clergy, the librarian's and the reading room have been taken, and the public have been debarred access to the library since the 1st of November 1805. Indeed, it is said, that to make room for the theological library of the seminary, the regnicolar library must be entirely removed; and his Imperial Highness the Palatine, under whose protection the library was, has not been able to avert the threatened measure. In the mean time, a new supplement to the catalogue of Szechenyhar's library is printed, M. von Miller, regnicolar librarian, edites the catalogue of MSS. M. Antony von Gaber that of maps and charts: the coins and medals are already engraved. In this manner the noble Count endeavours to make his expensive collection known to the public, and useful to his native country.


M. Drunpelmann, a learned physician and naturalist of Riga, is publishing by subscription a collection of 1500 insects, several hundred birds, amphibious animals, and some rare animals of the Russian provinces of Livonia, Esthonia, and Courland, He made the drawings himself, and superintends the engraving and colouring of the plates. Besides descriptions, the text will give the names of the animals, &c. in Latin, German, Russian,


The late M. Hadsi Niku had founded a school at Cronstadt for the reception of modern Greeks, which is already in a state

of great activity, and contains thirty-four pupils. They are taught religion, reading, writing, arithmetic, and the ancient Greek, according to the method of Constantine Lascaris. The professors are monks from Mount Athos, &c. Cronstadt has besides a good Wallachian school, with three professors.


Dr. C. Quensel, Professor in Chemistry and Natural History, of the Royal Academy of Cadets in Stockholm, commenced last year a work on Swedish Zoology: it is intended to comprize every animal natural to Sweden, with descriptions and coloured engravings. In this work, the following order is attended to in each species: 1. The synonymes of each animal in different languages; 2. Its general characteristics: 3. A special and more particular description. The author died soon after the commencement of the work, which is nevertheless continued. A num ber is published quarterly six numbers make a volume. At the close of every two volumes will be given two Indices, one alphabetic, the other systematic. (Svensk Zoologi, eller Svenska Djurens historia, med illuminerad? Figurer, Svo.)

M. Adlerbath has published the Funeral Oration in Honour of Rosenalder, which he read at the funeral of President C. A. Rosenalder, who, in 1777, gave 8,338 imperial crowns for the purchase of a house destined for the Academy of Sciences of

Stockholm. He also made a present to the university of Upsal of his rich collection of medals, to which he added 600 crowns for the purchase of more medals. Hs curious library has been added to that of the university of Upsal.

Baron Hermelin, who has already published maps of many of the Swedish provinces, intends to publish a Geographi cal and Statistical Description of Swedish Lapland, written by M. Wahlenburgh, of the Museum of Natural History at Upsal.

The Swedish laws, and the old Swedish Catechism of Serebelius, are introduced into Swedish Pomerania. The Court Chaplain Ludeke, at Nordkoping, has been appointed to translate the Catechism into German for the use of the schools of Pomerania; and the Court Chaplain, Dr. Hachenburg, of Stockholm, translates the Swedish Liturgy into German. A German translation of the Swedish Laws is already prepared.

MM. J. U. Palinstruck and C. W. Venus have commenced a work on Swedish Botany intended to include exact delineations and descriptions of all Swedish plants, amounting to 400: the work will extend to 66 numbers, 12 of which will form a volume. Each number contains six coloured plates and an equal proportion of text. Twenty seven numbers are published. (Svensk Botanik. 8vo. Stocks holm. Delen.)



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A Catalogue of the entire Collection of Manuscripts, on Paper and Vellum, of the

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The Theatrical Speaker; or, an Elucidation of the whole Science of Acting, containing comprehensive Rules foraccurately exhibiting the Dramatic Passions, with numerous examples for representation, 3s. boards.

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Encyclopædia Perthiensis; or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge; a new edition, to be published in Monthly Parts, commenc ng Jan. 1, 1807; wherein the Treatises on Arts, Sciences, and Manufactures, will be revised by men of approved abilities, and the recent important Discoveries introduced. In 45 Parts, 7s. each.

Eccentric Mirror, by G. H. Wilson, No. I. 6d. to be continued weekly.

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THE review of " Thornton Abbey," in our 2d vol. p. 1029, has excited animadver sions from various quarters. We are obliged to our correspondents for their friendly intentions, and wish to pay due regard to every seasonable remonstrance: but we regret, that, because we oppose bigotry in every party of christians, we should be suspected of hostility toward any. We are not aware, that any expression in the article referred to, can reasonably be interpreted as reflecting, either on Dissenters as a body, or on any class of them in particular: if there be, it was far from our design, and we shall sincerely lament having given occasion to such a misconception. To one letter, which we

have received from a son of the deceased author of the work in question, peculiar attention is due, both on account of the filial piety by which it is dictated, and of the moderation and respect with which it is written. In reply to the answers which he has sent to our remarks, we would observe, that his worthy parent, in the xList Letter of his performance, has condemned positivity as severely as we have; and we have only applied the same censure to a different point of dispute among pious people, from that to which he applied it that we conceive the things in which all real christians agree, to be those which relate to the ground of a sinner's hope of salvation:-that it was only as a national establishment that we stated the author to identify the Church of England with popery; not in other respects. As to the question, whether the author represented all the corruptions of Christianity as arising from its establishment by Constantine, we are not aware that he noticed any as springing from a different source. If Mr. Satchell will examine the authorities to which we appealed, he will find, that most of the evils which he enumerates, existed in the Christian church long before the time of Constantine. It was to its previous corruptions that we alluded, when we spoke of its apparent danger of relapsing into paganism: and if the present state of the oriental churches be compared with those of Europe, we think that our expressions (which did not imply any real danger to the perpetuity of the Gospel) will need no other vindication. -Farther examination will also, we doubt not, convince Mr. S. that the accession of numbers, as well as of bishoprics, in consequence of the establishment of Christianity by Constantine, was very inferior to what he supposes it to have been.

Mr. S. wishes, " that the Reviewer had endeavoured to answer the arguments" (used in Thornton Abbey, against national establishments) "instead of trying to weaken their effect." We reply, that neither one object, nor the other, was in our view, or would have been consistent with the principles on which our work was undertaken, and has always been conducted. It is not our business, either to attack, or to defend, any party of Christians as such. We did not blame the anthor for objecting to religious establishments, except as it might impede the general utility of his work; but for the positivity of his manner, and the inaccuracy of some of his statements. In fact, Mr. S.'s declaration, that the best informed Dissenters in the kingdom cannot distinguish whether the Reviewer is a Dissenter or an Episcopalian, appears to us the strongest confirmation that could be desired, of the impartiality and consistency of the ECLECTIC Review.

A correspondent, who expresses his general approbation in the most cordial and gratifying terms, complains that so little of our attention is devoted to theological works. We presume this hint must have been occasioned by a few of our former numbers, in which there happened unavoidably to be a temporary deficiency. More recently, the theological department has occupied from one-third to one-fourth part of our work, which we conceive to be as much as can, with propriety, be allotted to it, consistent with that attention to other subjects for which we are pledged in our prospectus.

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