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CABINET OF

LARDNER'S
CABINET CYCLOPÆDIA.

AMERICAN HISTORY.

"IT IS NOT EASY TO DEVISE A CURE FOR SUCH A STATE

Volumes published.
OF THINGS (THE DECLINING TASTE FOR SCIENCE;) BUT
THE MOST obviors REMEDY IS 10 PROVIDE THE EDU. I. II. HISTORY OF THE SPANISH DISCOVERIES
CATED CLASSES WITH A SERIES OF WORKS ON POPULAR prior to the year 1520.
AND PRACTICAL SCIENCE, PREED FROM MATHEMATICAL
SYMBOLS AND TECHNICAL TERMS, WRITTEN IN SIMPLE

To be succeeded by
AND PERSPICIOUS LANGUAGE, AND ILLESTRATED BY FACTS
AND EXPERIMENTS, WHICH ARE LEVEL TO THE CAPACITY III. IV. V. HISTORY OF ANAHL'AC, OR MEXICO
OF ORDINARY MINDS."-Quarterly Review.

from its discovery to the present time. In 3 vols

.

VI. VII. HISTORY OF PERU. In 2 vols.
PRELIMINARY DISCOURSE ON THE OB-

JECTS, ADVANTAGES, AND PLEAS. VIII. IX. HISTORY OF BRAZIL In 2 rols. &c. &c.
URES OF THE STUDY OF NATURAL
PHILOSOPHY. By J. T. W. Herschel,
A. M. late Fellow of St. John's College,

UNDER this comprehensive title, it is proposed to Cambridge.

publish a General History of America, divided ina

parts making together a continuous whole; yet each, “Without disparaging any other of the many interest. having an integral form, adapted for separate public as ing and instructive volumes issued in the forın of cabinet tion. Each portion will be brought down to the and family libraries, it is, perhaps, not too much to place at the head of the list, for extent and variety of condensed period at which it shall be written, and will contain information, Mr. Herchel's discourse of Natural Pluloso. a popular description of the geology, climate and pro phy in Dr. Larduer's Cyclopædia."-Christian Observer. ductions, and the civil history of the counur to which

“ The finest work of philosophical genius which this it relates. age has seen."- Mackintosh's England.

No work of this general nature has been published * By far the most delightful book to which the existing in the English language. The work of Dr. Robertson competition between literary rivals of great talent and is rather a philosophical essay on American history, enterprise has given rise."- Monthly Review.

than an historical narrative ; and though originally “ Mr. Herschel's delightful volume. * We find designed to embrace the whole of the Anierican scattered through the work instances of vivid and happy continent, it remains unfinished. It is written also

: illustration, where the fancy is usefully called into action, with a bias unfavorable to America and its prodia so as sometimes to remind us of the splendid pictures tions, is incorrect in many important particulars

, and which crowd upon us in the style of Bacon."--Quarterly is too much abstracted for popular use. Rerier.

This void in literature might have been properly " It is the most exciting volume of the kind we ever filled by the writers of Spain, Portugal

, France, or met with."- Monthly Magazine. * One of the most instructive and delightful books we measure, by an Italian, the Cavalier Campagnani, of

England, but has been supplied for Europe, in have ever perused."'--U. S. Journal.

whose meritorious labor much use will be made u

the proposed enterprise. A TREATISE ON MECHANICS. By Capt. introductory io the whole work, since they wartale

'The volumes herewith presented, may be deemed Kater, and the Rev. Dionysius Lardner. the history of the discovery of the three great porto With numerous engravings.

of America. In the prosecution of the subjeti

, the useful information, exhibited in a pian and very intelli. nected with former ones, by proper explanations ; spel

A work which contains an uncommon amount of existing political divisions will be pursued and congible form."-Olmsted's Nat. Philosophy.

where due regard for unity does not forbid

. the "This volume has been lately published in England, as chronological order will be preserved. Thes

, the a part of Dr. Lardner's Cabinet Cyclopedia, and has re next succeeding part of the work, now advanced 20 ceived the unsolicited approbation of the most eminent preparation, will contain the history of Anahuar, or men of science, and the most discriminating journals and Mexico: including its ancient annals

, an accouille reviews, in the British metropolis. --It is written in a iis subjugation, and the policy of its conquerors, of popular and intelligible style, entirely free from mathie late revolutions, and of its present constituent in matical symbols, and disencumbered is far as possible or In the same manner will be treaied Central America technical phrases," -- Boston Traveller,

Admirable in development and clear in principles, and Peru, Chili, Bolivia, ihe United Provinces of La Ps3 especially felicitous in illustration from familiar gub: Brazil and Colombia. Due attention will also be a jects."- Monthly Mag.

to the independent Indian nations of South Ameri " Though replete with philosophical information of the The history of the remainder of the countn # highest order in inechanics, adapted to ordinary capaci be embraced by the following divisions :-1. Reseeni ties in a way to render it at once intelligible and popu. 2. British ; 3. Spanish ; 4. French; 5. Danish : 6. Dulit lar."- Lit. Gazelle. " A work of great merit, full of valuable information, encies.

America; and 7, the United Staics and their depeno not only to the practical mechanic, but to the man of sci ume will be appropriated to each State and Tentot

In treating the last division, a separate na ence."--N. Y. Courier and Enquirer.

the history of which may require it, and - The Hs of the United States” will be confined to the even's e

the Revolution and the operations of the general con A TREATISE ON HYDROSTATICS AND ernment. PNEUMATICS. By the Rev. D. Lardner.

A survey having been thus made of the whole With numerous engravings.

Western Hemisphere, the concluding rolume * "It fully sustains the favorable opinion we have already those of the northern part of the continent, with a

contain the history of the Indian races, particularly expressed as to this valuable compendium of modern sci critical examination of the theories relating to ence."--Lit. Gazette. “ Dr. Lardner has made a good use of his acquaintance

original peopling of America. with the familiar facts which illustrate the principles of prehensive to include a biography of distinguishes

The general title of ihe work is sufficiently cost science."- Monthly Magazine. It is written with a full knowledge of the subject, history; and should the public support warranty

Americans, and others connected with Americas and in a popular style, abounding in practical illustrations of the abstruse operations of these imporant sci

“ An American Biography" may also be published ences."-U. S. Journal.

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the most innocent, and the most satisfactory sources of

gratification and ainusement. It is a book that ought No. 2.-JOURNAL OF A NATURALIST, to find its way into every rural drawing room in the

kingdom, and one that may safely be placed in every

lady's boudoir, be her rank and station in life what they No. 3.-AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SIR WAL- may.”—Quarterly Reviewo, No. LXXVIII. TER SCOTT. With a portrait.

“We think that there are few readers who will not

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duced one of the most charming volumes we remember

to have seen for a long time."--New Monthly Magazine, MOYLE SHERER. With a portrait.

June, 1829. No. 7.—LETTERS TO A YOUNG NATU- "A delightful volume-perhaps the most 60-nor less RALIST ON THE STUDY OF NATURE instructive and amusing-given to Natural History

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“ Tho Journal of a Naturalist, being the second num

ber of Carey and Lea's beautiful edition of the Cabinet gravings.

Library, is the best treatise on subjects connected with

this train of thought, that we have for a long time pe. IN PREPARATION.

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received so high and flattering encomiums from the Eng. LIFE OF PETRARCH. By Thomas Moore. lish press generally."— Boston Traveller. GLEANINGS IN NATURAL HISTORY, “Furnishing an interesting and familiar account of

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GERMANY AND FRANCE. With a Map. variet information is yet new, cannot be too highly estimatel."- National Journal.

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fall of Napoleon. It introduces us into the cabinets and presence of the allied monarchs. We observe the secret

policy of each individual: we see the course pursued by MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE OF SIR WAL- the ambitious Alexander. The work deserves a place in

ihe wily Bernadotte, the temporizing Metternich, and TER RALEGH, with some Account of the every historical library."-Globe. Period in which he lived. By MRS. A. T.

“We hail with pleasure the appearance of the first THOMSON. With a Portrait.

volume of the Cabinet Library." "The author had sin“ Such is the ontline of a life, which, in Mrs. Thom gular facilities for obtaining ihe materials of his work, son's hands, is a mine of interest; from the first page to and he has introduced us to the movements and measures the last the attention is roused and sustained, and while of cabinets which have bitherto been hidden from the we approve the manner, we still more applaud the spirit world."-American Traveller. in which it is executed."-Literary Gazette.

" It may be regarded as the most authentic of all the

publications which profess to detail the events of the JOURNAL OF A NATURALIST. With

important campaigns, terminating with that which se.

cured the capture of the French metropolis."--Nat. Jour. Plates.

nal. -Plants, trees, and stones we note;

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LET DE BOURRIENNE, Private Secretary toj the Rolls, now first published.

the Emperor. In 2 vols. 8vo. "Put forth in the most unpretending manner, and without a name, this work is of paramount importance

The peculiar advantages of position in regard : to the subjects of which it treats.”- Literary Gazette. his present subject, solely enjoyed by M. de Bour** The author has corrected many grave errors, and in enne, his literary accomplishments and moral quali general given us a clearer insight into transactions of fications, have already obtained for these memoin the considerable national interest."1b. “Will it not," says first rank in contemporary and authentic history. la the author, with just astonishment,“ be deemed almost France, where they had been for years expecled with incredible, that the very instrument in te Records of England, which recites the Great Discovery, and plainly anxiety, and where, since the revolution. no work contemplates a scheme of Colonization, should up to connected with that period or its consequent events this moment, have been treated by her own writers as has created so great a sensation, the volumes of Bour that which first gave permission to go forth and explore ?" | rienne have, from the first, been accepted as the only --Ib. "We must return to investigate several collateral trustworthy exhibition of the private life and political matters which we think deserving of more space than we

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"Of the main work we may repeat that it possesses SCOTT. With a Portrait.

mantic adventure. It sustains in every respect the repu. This is a delightful volume, which cannot fail to sat. tation of Irving." "We may hope thai the gifted author isfy every render, and of which the contents ought to be will treat in like manner the enterprises and exploits of kuown to all those who would be deemed conversant with Pizarro and Cortes; and thus complete a series of elegant the literature of our era."- National Gazette.

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our extracts for a week."- London Lit. Gazette. TALES OF A GRANDFATHER, being a A CHRONICLE OF THE CONQUEST or series from French History. By the Author

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come guest, but who was their companion in the camp,

and their spiritual and indeed bodily comforter and asNew Editions of the following Works by thesistant in the field of batlle.-Am. Quarterly Reviero. same Author.

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KNICKERBOCKER'S HISTORY OF NEW THE RED ROVER, 2 vols. 12mo.

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NOTES ON ITALY, during the years 1829–30. (to render it worthy of the purpose for which t

By REMBRANDT PEALE. In 1 vol. 8vo. is intended. * This artist will gratify all reasonable expectation; EMBELLISHMENTS.—1. The Hungarian Prs. he is neither ostentatious, nor dogmatical, nor too mi. mute; he is not a partisan nor a carper; lie admires with cess, engraved by Illman and Pillbrow, front out servility, he criticises without malevolence; his picture by Holmes.—2. The Bower of Paphos franklies, and good humor give an agreeable color and

engraved by Ellis, from a picture by Martineffect to all his decisions, and the object of thein; his book leaves a useful general idea of the names, works, and de- 3. The Duchess and Sancho, engraved by De serts, of the great masters; it is an instructive and euter. rand, from a picture by Leslie.—4. Richard ari taining index."-Nut, Gaz,

Saladin, engraved by Ellis, from a picture by “We have made a copious extract in preceding columns from this interesting work of our countryman, Rembrandt Cooper.-5. The Rocky Mountains, engnare Prals, recently published. It has received high commen. by Hatch and Smilie, from a picture by dation from respectable sources, which is justified by the Doughty.—6. Lord Byron in Early l'outh, portions we have seen extracted. Commercial Adeertiser.

* Mr. Peale must be allowed the credit of candor and engraved by Ellis, from a picture by Saunder entire freedom from a trectation in the judgments he has –7. Tiger Island, engraved by Veagle, troa passed. At the same time, we should not omit to notice a picture by Stanfield.—8. The Blacksmith the , . No church, gallery, or collection, was passed by, and most engraved by Kelly, from a picture by Veagle of the individual pictures are separately and carefully -9. The Tight Shoe, engraved by Kelly, front noticed."-- AIR. Quarterly Review.

a picture by Richter.–10. Isadore, engraved FRAGMENTS OF VOYAGES AND TRAV- by Ilman and Pillbrow, from picture by

ELS, INCLUDING ANECDOTES OF NAVAL Jackson.-11. The Dutch Maiden, engraved LIFE; intended chiefly for the Use of Young by Neagle, from a picture by Newton-12 Persons. By Basil Hall, Capt. R. N. In The Mother's Grave, engraved by Neagie, from 2 vols. royal 18mo.

a picture by Schaffer. “llis volumes consist of a melange of autobiography, naval anecdotes, and sketches of a somewhat discursive

ATLANTIC SOUVENIR FOR 1831. nature, which we have felt much pleasure in perusing."

" The title page to these volumes indicates their being EMBELLISHMENTS.-1. Frontispiece. The chiefly intended for young persons, but we are much mis. taken if the race of gray. twards will be among the leasi Shipwrecked Family, engraved by Ellis, from numerous of the readers of midshipmen's pranks and a picture by Burnet.—2. Shipwreck off Fori the humors of the green room.'"-Lit. Gazette.

Rouge, Calais, engraved by Ellis, from a picA TOUR IN AMERICA. By Basil Hall, ture by Stanfield.-3. Infancy, engraved by Capt. R. N. In 2 vols. 12mo.

Kelly, from a picture by Sir Thomas Law SKETCHES OF CHINA, with Illustrations from a picture by Leslie.-5. Three Score and

rence.—4. Lady Jane Grey, engraved by Kelly; from Original Drawings. By W. W. Wood. Ten, engraved by Kearny, from a picture by In 1 vol. 12mo.

Burnet.-6. The Hour of Rest, engraved by “ The residence of the anthor in China, during the Kelly, from a picture by Burnet.-7. The Ninvery curious information relative to this singular people, strel, engraved by Ellis, from a picture by Leswhich he has embodied in his work; and will serve to lie.-8. Arcadia, engraved by Kearny, from a gratify the curiosity of many whose time or dispositions do not allow them to seek, in the voluminous writings of picture by Cockerell.-9. The Fisherman's llie Jesuits and early travellers, the information

contained Return, engraved by Neagle, from a picture in the present work. The recent discussion relative to the renewal of the East India Company's Charter, has by Collins.—10. The Marchioness of Carmarcxcited much interest; and among ourselves, the desire then, granddaughter of Charles Carroll of Carto be further acquainted with the subjects of the Celes. rollton, engraved by Illman and Pillbrow, from tial Empire,' has been considerably augmented." EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCES OF THE the Hills, engraved by Hatch, from a picture

a picture by Mrs. Mee.-11. Morning among MISSISSIPPI, Executed by order of the by Doughty.–12. Los Musicos, engraved by Government of the United States. By MA- Ellis, from a picture by Watteau. JOR S. H. Long. In 2 vols. 8vo. With Plates.

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THE SEASONS. By CA, AND THE WEST INDIES, with all William Howitt. tbeir Divisions into States, Kingdoms, &c.

"Since the publication of the Journal of a Naturalist, on the Plan of Le Sage, and intended as a no work at once so interesting and instructive as the companion to Lavoisne's Atlas. In 1 vol. Book of the Seasons has been submitted to the public

. folio, containing 54 Maps. Third Edition, grace and beauty of its execution, it will amply metit the

Whether in reference to the utility of its design, or tbe improved and enlarged.

popularity it is certain to obtain. It is, indeed, cheering and refreshing to meet with such a delightful volume, 80

full of nature and truth in which reflection and experi ATLANTIC SOUVENIR, FOR 1832. ence derive aid from imagination in which we are

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