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dicated with that precision which might have been expected. The mark of an anchor at the mouth, and of another on the precise spot to which they are navigable, is adopted in the French maps of this nature ; and it would be a still further improvement if there were merely a stroke across the river, and the number of tons added.

SUPPLEMENT

TO THE
REVIEW OF MAPS;

CONTAINING Extracts from the foreign Journals, concerning those which seemed

interesting, but have not yet reached England, or, at least, have not fallen under our Observation *.

AT Vienna has appeared a new and corrected edition, in two large sheets, of Ecker's Northern and Southern Hemispheres, laid down stereographically for the horizon of Vienna. These maps were first published in 1794, and form a part of Schrable's General Atlas of Germany. From the account of them given in the Journal of Gaspari, it appears that they do not contain the discoveries of Vancouver or of La Pérouse. They seem to be in imitation of the two Planispheres, published at Berlin in 1783, by professor Bode ; but the outline of the coasts is not delineated with equal exactness, and there are several errors of longitude and latitude. There is a volume of letter-press, which is itself far from being immaculate.

Sotzmann has published at Berlin a Map of the Northern Part of Upper Saxony, which contains the Ñarch of Brandenburg and the duchy of Pomerania, with the post-roads, &c.; being a kind of reduction of his provincial maps. But these maps are not trigonometrical; and it is surprising that the Germans, who pretend to such geographical hypercriticism, should not give the example of tolerable maps of their own country. Yet the barbarous division into antiquated circles, and the distinct interests of the petty sovereignties, must prove obstacles to such a design. There seems also to remain a radical want of taste in the Germans, who are more inclined to plod in the quarries of literature, than to build palaces. The very use of .the old black letter in their publications is a sufficient proof of barbarism; and even the maps published under the eye of the journalists, from observations at the observatory near Gotha, -ironically, by some of our map-sellers, called Mr: Seeberg's works, from the German Sternwarte Seeberg, i.e. an observatory, may indeed be accurate, but are such poor productions, and so destitute of taste and information, that no collector of maps would wish to possess one of them.

* It is almost unnecessary to mention, that, in this part of our Review, we must shiefly abide by the opinion of the foreign journalists.

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Baron Hermelin's Atlas of Sweden is nearly completed; the first division containing the northern provinces, the second die vision Finland, and the third Sweden Proper. It is accompa. nied with views of various parts of the country:

1. The fall of the Hadijajock on the lake Saggal, in Lulea Lappmark ;

2. View of the range of mountains at Quickjock, in Lulea Lappmark;

3. Gilliware, from the southern bank of the Wassera Elf, in Lulea Lappmark;

4. View of the mountain Wigeln over the lake Oresund, from Beckaas in Norway;

5. View of the mountain Ruten from the north-east end of the lake Malmagen ;

6. View of the range of mountains between Herjeadalen and Norway, taken from Mount Funnesdal ;

7. View of the forges and smelting-houses at Ljusnedal, in Herjeadalen ;

8. View from Wermasvuori towards the lakes Jockijavoi and Umolanselka.

9. View of Stockholm.

The latter sheets are superior in neatness and accuracy to the first; but the journalists of Weimar exclaim as usual against the neglect of astronomical observations. We must remind them that the study of geography is very widely diffused; while not one in a thousand pays any attention to the astronomical part, after having learned the elements of geography. In reading books of history or travels, &c. maps are consulted with a view to the relative situations of places, and a general conventional accuracy is all that is expected. Few readers are so ignorant as not to know that a map or plain surface cannot represent any part of a sphere with complete mathematical precision; nor must it be forgotten that astronomical observations depend on the skill of the observers, and that many are sound to be erroneous.

We agree however with the foreign journalists concerning

the advantage of computing the longitude from a fixed and general meridian; and it is to be wished that the French and English would abandon the computation from Paris and Greenwich, and return to that from Ferro, or some other more western spot, than which there could not be a more essential improvement in geography.

Of Von Gorog's maps of the Provinces of Hungary, twentytwo sheets were completed some time ago. They are divided according to counties, the meridian being taken from Ofen or Buda, and form the most complete Atlas of Hungary which has yet appeared.

M. Gussefeld has published a new map of the Hartz and circumjacent countries, for the use of travelers who visit that interesting part of Germany—the size of the map being about twenty-one inches by fifteen. The mountains of the Hartz are represented in three profiles; and the whole is well calculated to assist the researches of the traveler, and to exhibit the topography of that singular region.

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*** In our next we hope to give ample accounts of two capital performances; Mr. Arrowsmith's New Map of North America; and Mr. Faden's County of Kent, from the plates of the Grand Trigonometrical Survey of England.

TO THE

AUTHORS' NAMES & TITLES OF BOOKS.

585

227

of,

BERCROMBY (sir Ralph), Lines Arts (fine), Dissertation on progress of,
H1 on the death of,
352

478
- Ode to Atkinson's Rodolpho.

229
the memory of,

353 Atlas (new English), Cary's,
Addresses to inhabitants of certain pa- -

- ., Smith's, 584
rishes in archdeaconry of Lincoln, Aviary, Visits to the,

223
Adelmorn, the outlaw,

231 BALTIC straits, Chart of, 585
Adelphi,

239 Bankers (Impolicy of returning) to par-
Adultery, Sermon on the sin of, 106. liament,

338
Advice to minister of gospel, 104 Bantry-harbour, Survey of, 588
Africa, Map of,
581 Barrett's magus,

406
Agriculture (System followed during the Batavian republic, Tour through, 296
two last years by the board of) fur- Bath, Excursions from,

277
ther illustrated,
467 Bear-haven, Survey of,

538
- of Lincolnshire, General Beauties of England and Wales, 397
view of, 261,--Review of ditto, ib. - of Wiltshire,

58
of Perthshire, General view Beddocs's collection of testimonies re-

423 specting treatment of Venereal disease
Aikin (Lucy)'s poetry for children, 111 by nitrous acid,

464
Alfonso, king of Castile,
355 Belinda,

235
Alfred, an epic poem,

361 Belsham's elements of the philosophy of
Allwood's literary antiquities of Greece, the mind,

142
11, 131

history of Great-Britain, 23
Alonzo and Cora,

229 Berdmore's specimens of literary resem-
America (South), Chart of the coasts blance,
of,
585 Bidlake's sermons,

434
American United states, Map of, 579 Billiards, Instructions for playing, 477
Anatomist's vade-mecum,

350 Black's conjunction of Jupiter and Ve-
Andree's cases and observations on treat. nus in Leo,

474
ment of fistula in ano, &c. 466

Free school,

230
Angling in the Trent, Observations on, Blagdon controversy. - Force of con-
360 trast,

120
Annales de Chymie,

502 Bliss's experiments on medicinal waters
Annotations on the gospels,

of Hampstead and Kilburn, 350
Annual register (New) for 1800, 269 Blow (A) at the root of infidelity, 460
Anti-Jacobin reviewers-Imposture ex Boa constrictor,

338
posed, &c.

239 Boileau's satire on man, Translation of
Antiquities (Literary) of Greece, 11,

228
131 Bonaparte, Lise of,

189
Apology for the sabbath, 345 Booker's fast sermon,

463
Archbishops and bishops of church of Boscawen's poems,

431
England, Letter to,

118 Bowels (affection of the) frequent and
Ariel, or the invisible monitor, 356 fatalin E.Indies, Letter respecting, 465
Arrowsmith's map of American United Bowles on the conclusion of the war, 102
states,

579 - 's supplement to Reflexions on
- --- Turkey in Europe, state of society at close of 18th cen-

580
tury,

102
App. Vol. 34.

2S

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87

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104

397

389

Bread, a poem,

80 Corn-Proposals for keeping its price at
Britain, History of Great,

23 what it ought to bear,
New map of,

589 Corry's Detector of quackery, 120
Britton's Beauties of England and Wales, Cowper (Wm.)'s sketch of the charac.

ter, &c. of rev. John Cowper, 238
Beauties of Wiltshire, 58 Cow-pox, Treatise on the,

331
Brock's Importance of religion to mili. Coxe's historical tour in Monmouthshire,
tary life,
107

302
Burder's village sermons,

454 Crabb's Order and method of instructing
Burns, Second essay on,
224 children,

227
Butcher's moral tales,

352 Croft's sermon on the peace, 107

- on thanksgiving for fa-
CARLISLE (Earl of)'s tragedies and vorable harvest,

107
poems,

68 Crosbie (Sir E. W.), Narrative of the
Cary's new English Atlas, 585 apprehension, trial, and execution of,
Castle without a spectre,
355

356
Cépède (La)'s natural history of fishes, Callyer's gentleman and farmer's assis-
532 tant,

467
Ceuta and Tetuan bays, Chart of, 587
Chains of the heart,

232 DALLAS's translation of Ordinaire's
Chamberlain's Blow at the root of inti natural history of volcanoes, 381
delity,
460 Dancer's medical assistant,

226
Chamberlin's Ocean,
354 Daen of peace,

470
Cbannel (British), New chart of the, Dead, Letters of the,

337

Defence of public education, 217
Charge to clergy of diocese of Durham, Delaval,

476
340 Denmark, Literature of,

569
Charlton (Mary)'s Pirate of Naples, 476 Detector of quackery,

120
Chemistry, Annals of, - 502 Dictionary, Thespian,

476
, Manual of theoretic and Distresses of the times, Reflexions occa-
practical,
543 sioned by's

106
., Synoptic tables of, 777 Donovan's natural history of the insects
Children, Treatise on physical educa of China,
tion of,

157
Dorothea,

238
Chouan army, Hint respecting, 103 Drainage of fens in Lincolnshire, Letters
Christianity, Internal and presumptive on,

349
evidences of,

455 DRAMATIC.
Church of England vindicated from mis Adelmarn,

031
representation,
457 Alfonso,

355
--, Letter to arelibishops Chains of the heart,

252
and bishops of,

118

Earl of Carlisle's tragedies,
Circulation of blood, Experiments upon, Elisha,

116
466 Holiday time,

355
Clapham's sermon for benefit of sunday Maid of Lochlio,

164
schools,

Mutius Scævola,

115
Clarke's animadversions on Dickson's Dropsy of membranes of brain, Treatise

translation of Carnot on the infinitesi on,
mal calculus,

359 Dundas (Mr.)'s letter to chairman, &c.
Cobbett's letters on the peace, 333, 334 of E. India company, Observationis on,
Collectanea maritimna,
347

478
Colors of thin transparent bodies, Ob Durham (Bisbop ofy's charge to clergy,
servations concerning,

340
Comeiras's edition of La Croix's Geo-
graphy,
541 EARLE's Welsbman,

116
Coinmon prayer, Reeves's edition of Early lessons,

351
the,

56 Eden (Sir F. M.)'s letters on the peace,
Commons (house of), Review of prin-

335
ciples on which clergy are excluded Edgeworth (Maria)'s Belinda,
from,

2-10

- - - Early lessons, 351
Conjunction of Jupiter and Venus in

Three stories for
Leo,
474 young children,

352
Contrast, Force of,
120 Education, Letters on,

181
Cork harbour, Survey of,

586 - Hints for plan of national, 226

68

221

463

443

235

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