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per-plate engravings of antiquarian and The Cousts and Ports of France from topographical subjects, by Messrs. Storer, Dunkirk to Mluvre de Grace, with thirtyis now nearly completed, in four hand six views from drawings by Messrs. some volumes. Being printed in the Prout, Nash, Francia, Bonnington, and same mariner as the Antiquarian and To- || several French artists'; forming, with the pographical Cabinet, it forms a pleasing historical and descriptive part, a royal supplement to that popular work. 4to. volume, which will be published in
The following works belonging to the six parts. class of Fine Arts are announced as being The Architecture of the Middle Ages at in preparation:
Pisa, illustrated by Plans, Sections, EleSicily and its Monuments, illustrated vations, and Views of the Baptistery, by one hundred views, from drawings by Leaning Tower, Cathedral, and Campo English, French, Swiss, and German Santo, from drawings and measurements artists. The historical and descriptive taken in 1817; and accompanied by dee part, including elaborate researches into scriptive accounts of their history and the antiquities and history of Sicily, is construction, by Edward Cresy and G. the work of the learned antiquary M. de L. Taylor, architects. This work, in la Salle, and will be translated by Mr. imperial 4to. will consist of thirty plates, Corner. The work will be completed and be published in six parts, commencin twelve monthly parts, the first of which ing with the 1st of September. will be published in November next. Before this Number meets the public
Picturesque Tour in the Valley of Cha- eye, that popular exhibition, the Dioráma, mouni, to the Buet und round Montblanc, || will have opened with two new views, with thirty-two views and descriptions; the Cathedral of Chartres and the lurto be published in eight parts, forming a bour af Bresi, handsome royal 4to volume,
Thus Zeuxis formed bjs matchless fair,
Io whom all charms were seen to meet; And thus, amidst the fields of air,
The bee collects each varied sweet."
Poems by T. W. KELLY.
Princess CHARLOTTE of Saxe-COBURG.
The sterling ore from Reason's mine, Thy penetrating glance explores,
And faithful Memory makes them thine.
The above lines, from the pen of the late Princess Charlotte, were transcribed from a superbly bound and ornamented quarto of original MS. Miscellaneous Poetry, illustrated with her own coloured drawings. This book, during a temporary circumstance, was given into my care. The two verses in question appear to have been considered by the much-lamented Princess as appropriate for the introductory lines to her poems*.
* We apprehend, from the very tenor of those lines, that the author erroneously cop.'' siders the poems in questiou as original, and that they were merely collected by the Princess -Editor.
CONSISTING OF TWENTY-FOUR COLOURED VIEWS, A MAP, AND VIGNETTES,
FROM ORIGINAL DRAWINGS MADE ON THE SPOT
LATE ON THE STAFF OF H. M. SERVICE IN BENGAL;
FORMING A COMPANION WORK TO ACKERMANN'S PICTURESQUE TOURS OF THE RHINE AND SEINE.
To be published in Six Monthly Numbers, price 14s. euch.
Tuis Work will embrace the most remarkable and picturesque Scenes in the Valleys of these two celebrated Rivers. It will exhibit the grand and interesting Remains of ancient. Splendour and Art scattered over their extensive Margins; the Villayes and Ciuies, Mosques and Pagodas, Temples and magnificent Mausoleums, together with the Costumes of the Inhabitants, and the various and luxuriantly rich Scenery which throughout adoras their Banks.
Some of the earlier and more remarkable Occurrences in the History of this extraordinary and interesting Country will be interspersed through the Descriptive Part of the Work, in noticing those Spots in which they have taken place; and likewise a Sketch of the present State of those Provinces of Bengal bordering upon the iwo Rivers, or
THE ORDER IN WHICH THEY ARE PROPOSED TO BE PUBLISHED:
14. City of Benares, from the Ganges. 1. Hindoo Pagodas below Barrackpore, on the 1.5. Mahoniedan Mosque and Tombs near Benares. Ganges.
16. The Indian Ført of Chunargurh, on the 9. Hindoo Village on the Ganges, near Ambooah. Ganges. 3. Ghaut of Cutwa, on the Ganges.
NUMBER V. 4. Part of the City of Moorshedabad, ancient 17. Raj Ghaut and Fort of Allahabad, at the ConCapital of Bengal.
fluence of the Ganges and Jamna Rivers.
18. Surseya Ghaut, Khanpore. NUMBER JI.
19. Tombs near Etaya, in the Doo-ab, on the 5. Mountains of Rajmahal where they descend Jumua River. to the Ganges.
20. City of Lucknow, Capital of Province of Oude, 6. The Motee Giroa, or Fall of Pearls in the Raj. on the Goomty River. mahal Hills.
NUMBER VI. 7. The Rocks of Colgong and Part of the Village. 21. The Taj Mahal, Tomb of the Emperor Shah 8. Ancient Tomb at the Confluence of the Bog. Jehan and bis Queen. lipore Nulla and tbe Ganges.
22. Grand Gateway and Tomb of the Emperor
Acber at Secundra.
23. Palace of the King of Debli, taken from the 9. A Village on the Ganges above Bog lipore.
principal Mosque. lu. Tbe Fakeer's Rock at Jauguira, near Sultan- 24. The Cuitub Mivar in the Ruins of ancient gunj.
Debli. 11. Village and Pagoda below Patna Azimabad, Vignette.-The Shekar Gah at Acber's Palace, on the Ganges.
Futtebpore Siere, near Agra. '12. Hindoo Ghaut on the Ganges below Benares. Map of the Valley of the Ganges and Jamna Ri
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