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translating the numerous extracts from Arabic authors found in Mr. Richardson's Grammar, to facilitate the study of the Oriental languages, which are so interesting in themselves, especially the Arabic, from the great stores of literature that are contain ed in them, whilst with their close connection with the Hebrew, they must always contribute highly to the proper interpretation of the Original Scriptures. By giving it, also, full English explanations of every Arabic word that occurs in the Grammar, tracing it at the same time, if derivative, to the Hebrew, Chaldee, or Syriac, in which the Root of it is to be found, the trouble of having recourse to large dictionaries is rendered unnecessary, till the Student has made some progress in the elements of the language; and an interesting field of philological research is likewise opened up to his view, in the very intimate relation which subsists between the Arabic and the Persic, and the other Oriental dialects, of which the Hebrew forms the original and fundamental language. This intimate relation will be clearly seen in this Vocabulary, which contains nearly 1600 Arabic words, and of these scarcely less than 1200 are plainly traced to their originals in the Hebrew, Chaldee, and Syriac languages. The engraved Table of Alphabets, intended to form the frontispiece of the Work, will also exhibit distinctly, at one view, the affinity between the Hebrew, Samaritan, Ethiopic, Syriac, Arabic, and Persic Alphabets, with the value of the letters employed in them to represent numbers.-The Work will be elegantly printed on fine paper in Quarto, to bind up with Mr. Richardson's Grammar, to which it is intended to form a sequel. Price 10s. 6d.
The Prophecy of Dante; a Poem: By the Rt. Hon. Lord Byron. 8vo.
A Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs, and Excavations, in Egypt and Nubia; and of a Journey to the Coast of the Red Sea, in search of the ancient Berenice, and another to the Oasis of Jupiter Ammon; by G, Belzoni. Accompanied by plates, plans, views, &c. of the newly discovered Places, &c. 4to.
Italy and its Inhabitants, in the years 1816 and 1817; by James A. Galiffe, of Geneva. 2 vol. 8vo.
The Narrative of a Chinese Embassy, from the Emperor of China, Kung Hy, tọ the Khan of Tourgouth Tartars, seated on the Banks of the Volga, in the years 1712, 13, and 14 By the Chinese Ambassador, and published by the Emperor's Authority, at Pekin. Translated from the original Chinese, and accompanied by an Appendix of Miscellaneous Translations from the same Language, consisting of extracts from the Pekin Gazette, an Abstract of a Chinese Novel, Argument of a Chinese Play, &c. By Sir George Thomas Staunton, Bart. LL.D. F.R.S. 8vo.
Dr. Paris is preparing a Biographical Memoir of the late Arthur Young, Esq. in which he will be assisted by original documents, presented to him with that view. The Rev. Wm. Tooke has in the Press, Lucian of Samosata, from the Greek, with the comments and illustrations of Wieland and others, in two quarto volumes. The Rev. I. R. Fishlake, fellow of Wad. Coll. Oxford, is preparing a Greek and English Lexicon, founded on the Greek and German Dictionary of Schneider.
Mr. G. R. Rowe, of Haverhill, will soon publish, a Practical Treatise on those Nervous Disorders denominated Hypochondriasis and Dyspepsia.
Mr. Wm. Godwin has in the Press, an Inquiry concerning the Principle of Population, being an answer to Mr. Malthus on that subject.
The Travels in England, Wales, and Scotland, in the year 1816, of Dr. Spiker, Librarian to his Majesty the King of Prussia, have been translated from the German, and will be published in the course of the ensuing month.
A System of Education, intended for the King of Rome and other Princes of the Blood of France, drawn up by the Imperial Council of State, under the personal superintendence of the Emperor Napoleon, and finally approved by him.
This extraordinary production was found in the Cabinet of Napoleon at St. Cloud. It is printing in French verbatim, with an English translation, and will be ornamented with a beautiful Portrait of the Son of Napoleon, engraving by Wright, from a fine original miniature painting, by Isabey.
An Italian and English Grammar, from Pergani's Italian and French Grammar,
in Twenty Lessons, with Exercises, Dialogues, and entertaining Historical Anecdotes. A new edition, corrected and improved; by M. Piranesi, Member of the Aca demy at Rome. Arranged in English and Italian, with Notes, Remarks, and Additions, calculated to facilitate the study of the Italian Language; by Guicheney. And, at the same time, will be published, A Key, adapted to the French and Italian, as well as the English and Italian.
In the press, and shortly will be published, Tabella Cibaria. The Bill of Fare, a Latin Poem, with Notes, Observations, and Directions, relating to the pleasures of Gastronomy, and the Mysterious Art of Cookery.
In the press, and shortly will be published, an Introductory Lecture to a Course of Botanical Lectures and Excursions. Delivered in Edinburgh. By James Robinson Scott, F.R.S.E. F.LS. M.W.S. &c. &c. &c.
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