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BY ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE & CO.

I. ELEMENTS of GEOLOGY, with illustrative Plates. By ROBERT Jamesox, Regius Professor of Natural History, Lecturer on Mineralogy, and Keeper of the Museum in the University of Edinburgh. One Volume 8vo.

II. MANUAL of MINERALOGY. By Robert JAMESON, Regius Professor of Natural History, Lecturer on Mineralogy, and Keeper of the Museum in the University of Edinburgh. One Volume 12mo.

III. A GENERAL VIEW of the STRUCTURE, FUNCTIONS, and CLASSIFICATION of ANIMALS. With Plates and Illustrations adapted in a particular manner to facilitate the study of British Zoology. By John FLEMING, D.D. F.R.S.E. M.W.S. &c. 2 Volumes 8vo.

IV. The CONCHOLOGY of GREAT BRITAIN and IRELAND, being a complete Natural History of all the Shells which have been found to inhabit Great Britain and its Islands, arranged according to the Linnean Method. Illustrated by Figures of every Shell hitherto discovered, drawn from Nature. By Thomas Brown, Esq. F.R.S. E. Fel. low of the Linnean Society, &c. 1 Vol. 4to.

V. ELEMENTS of ZOOLOGY, or an Introduction to the Natural History of the Animal Kingdom. Illustrated by fourteen Plates drawn from Nature. By Thomas Brown, Esq. F.R.S.E. Fellow of the Linnean Society, &c. 1 Vol. 8vo.

The Colours of the different Objects will be described according to the Wernerian Nomenclature.

VI. ACCOUNT of the WESTERN ISLES of SCOTLAND, particularly with regard to GEOLOGY. Together with Observations on their Scenery, Antiquities, and Agriculture. By J. Macculloch, M. D. F.L.S. 2 Vols. 8vo. With a Volume of Illustrative Engravings in 4to.

VII. REPORTS of CASES TRIED in the JURY COURT, from the Institution of the Court in 1815, to the Sittings at Edinburgh ending in March 1818. By Joseph MURRAY, Esq. Advocate. i Vol.

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VIII. SAINT PATRICK ; a National Tale of the Fifth Century. By an ANTIQUARY. In 3 Volumes 12mo.

IX. AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND ORIGIN OF PUBLIC WEALTH, and into the Means and Causes of its Increase. By the Earl of LAUDERDALE. Second Edition, with Considerable Additions. One Vol. 8vo.

X. TWO ESSAYS, one upon Single Vision with Two Eyes, the other upon Dew: A Letter to the Right Hon. Lloyd Lord Kenyon : And an Account of a Female of the White Race of Mankind, part of whose Skin resembles that of a Negro, with some Observations on the Causes of the Differences in Colour and Form between the White and Negro Races of Men. By the late W. C. WELLS, M. D. F. R. S. L. & E. with a Memoir of his Life, written by himself. One Volume 8vo.

XI. A STATISTICAL and POLITICAL ACCOUNT of the UNITED STATES of NORTH AMERICA, from the Period of the First Establishments, to the present Day. On a New Plan. By W. D. WARDEN, formerly Consul-General of the United States at Paris. 3 Volumes 8vo. With Maps.

XII. A DESCRIPTION of the ISLANDS of JAVA, BALI, and CELEBES; with an Account, Civil, Political, Commercial, and Historicrl, of the Principal Nations and Tribes of the Indian Archipelago. Byl John CRAWFURD, Esq. late Resident at the Court of the Sultan of Java. 3 Volumes 8vo, with Illustrative Maps and Engravings.

XIII. ACCOUNT of the KINGDOM of NEPAL. By Francis Hamilton, (formerly BUCHANAN,) M.D. Fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh, and of the Societies of Antiquaries, and of the Linnean and Asiatic Societies. In 4to. With Engravings.

XIV. HISTORICAL ACCOUNT of DISCOVERIES and TRAVELS in ASIA. By Hugh MURRAY, F.R.S. E. Author of " Historical Account of Discoveries in Africa.” 3 Vols. 8vo. With Maps.

XV. A GEOGRAPHICAL and STATISTICAL DESCRIPTION of SCOTLAND. By JAMES PLAYFAIR, D.D., F.R.S. & F.A.S.E., Principal of the United College of St Andrews, and Historiographer to his Royal Highness the Prince Regent. 2 Volumes 8vo. With a Map.

** The above work will contain a general Description of Scotland, its Climate, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Products, Population, Manufactures, Commerce, Religion, Literature, Government, Revenue, &c.; a Description of every County, its Extent, Soil, Products, Minerals, Antiquities, Seats, &c., each Parish being separately described, and the whole illustrated by appropriate Statistical Tables.

XVI. SERMONS. By the Reverend C. R. MATURIN, Curate of St Peter's, Dublin. One Volume 8vo.

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EDINBURGH REVIEW,

JUN E, 1818.

NO. LIX.

ART. I. 1. The Possibility of approaching the North Pole Asin

serted. By the Hon. D. BARRINGTON. A New Edition ; with an Appendix, containing Papers on the same Subject, and on a North-West Passage. By COLONEL BEAUFOY, F.R. S.

8vo. London, 1818. 2. On the Greenland, or Polar Ice. By WILLIAM SCORESBY,

junior, Esg. In the Second Volume of the Memoirs of the Wernerian Natural History Society, printed at Edinburgh

in 1818. 3. A Description of Greenland. By Hans Egede, who was a Missionary in that Country for twenty-five years. A New Edition, with an Historical Introduction and a Life of the Author, illustrated with a Map of Greenland, and numerous En

gravings on Wood. 8vo. London, 1818. 4. A Voyage to Spitzbergen y containing an Account of that

Country; of the Zoology of the North ; of the Shetland Isles ; and of the Whale Fishery : With an Appendix, containing an Historical Account of the Dutch, English, and American Whale Fisheries ; some Important Observations on the Variation of the Compass, &c.; and some Extracts from Mr Scoresby's Paper on Polar Ice. By John LAING, Surgeon. Second Edition,

small duodecimo. Edinburgh, 1818. 5. Greenland, the Adjacent Seas, and the North-West Passage to

the Pacific Ocean : Illustrated in a Voyage to Davis's Straits during the Summer of 1817; with Charts and Numerous Plates, from Drawings of the Author taken on the Spot. By BERNARD O'REILLY, Esq. 4to. London, 1818.

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