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man body to the furface of the water, water or in oil. We shall give an instance or till it becomes visible: a second drag of each. The pannels and canals at such time might be applied to any grounds are prepared by laying on them part of the body, so as to secure a firm a composition inade from sheep's trotteits hold." The best drag costs 11. 1s. the calcined and whcaten tlour in equal profecond 12s.

portions. The grounds thus prepared Mr. SEBASTIAN Grand has obtained do not crack, they may be painted on the silver medal and twenty guineas for upon, almost inmediately, and from Colours and Materials for Painting, and their absorbent quality the bufiness for a preparation of Grounds or Pánuols may be proceeded upon with dispatch, for Painters. This gentleman assumes, from Oil is purified by bone-athes made into various experiinents, that he has disco- a paste with water, this is to be heated vered the inanner of preparing either red-hot, and immersed in the oil, after Canvass, Copper, or Pannel in the old which a small quantity of Bone-ath is to Venetian ttylc; and also a method of be added; and, wlien it is clear, it is fit for peritying oils for painters' ufe agreeably use. to the practice of the ancient masters. Crayons are formed of ilb. of powderHe says he has been enabled to produce ed bone-afhes, mixed with three ounces Crayons, of a quality greatly fuperior to of spermaceti, and colouring matters as any in use, and which are fixed, so as to much as may be required. They are to prevent their rubbing off the paper when he ground together, and then rolled up used, and which may also be applied in in proper form and dried on a board.




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from 1400 10 1467, and describe the parSur Joux Carr will publish, early in ticulars of the conquests of Henry the Hay, the Account of his recent Excurliou Vth., and of the fublequent expulmon ui intu llolland, and along the Rhine, to the Englifh from France.


The fame gentleman is about to pub- contains (says Mr. Wilson) two paralisa a Translation of the Memoirs of Join- graphs, which prof is to convey infrinaville, who was contemporary with Louis tion upon the art of Stereotype printing, the IXth., and accompanied that Mo- and upon the improvements introduced parch in his famous expedition into Egypt. by Lord Stanhope in the confruction of It is to be hoped that the recent deltruc- printing prelles.' In this statement there tion of this gentleman's beautiful villa, are several mítakes, calculated to milead at Hatod, will not diminish bis ardour the public mind. It is due fron me, in his interesting literary pursuits. not in the Bookjillers of London particu

Mr. Smart's new Trantiation of Gillarly, but to the Bookletlers, and to the Blas, accompanied by one

PRINTERS too, of England, Scotland, and engravings, will be ready in a few days. Ireland, to the Maliers of public Schools

Mr. RAYMOND, author of the Lite of and private Seminaries, to ihe Goverors Dermody, is preparing a complete edition of Inftitutions for the gratuimus circulaof the Poetical Works of that wonderful, tion of books, to all persons interested in but unfortunate youth.

the faithtul and economical education of A Catalague Raisonnée is in the press, youth of both sexes, and in general to of the Library of the late Sultaun Tip- the whole literary world,-it is due froin poo Saib, which, afier his death, was me to bring forward fomething inore than conveyed entire from Seringapatam to bare aflertion upon the present occafion; the College at Calcutta. It confitted of to itate what really are the auvantages upwards of 2000 manuscripts, in the Ara- peculiar to Stereotype Printing, which I bic, Persian, and Hindoottanee languages, presume I am rather better qualified to do many of them highly curious.

ihan are those persons who know nothing Mr. GIFFORD, the translator of Juve- of the subject. The advantages ariling pal, and editor of Maflinger, is engaged from an app.cation of the Stereotype in an edition of the works of Ben Jonion. invention to the manufacture of books,

The new edition of the Bible, with an- are not confined to any particular denotations by Dr. Gregory, and superb partinent of the printing engravings from the works of the great every department of expenditure they are Másters, will not make its appearance till as felf-evident as profitable, and need the lit. day of January, 1808.

only to be mentioned to be well underAmong the other absurdities of the ad- stood. In the first place, the wear of moremirers of black letter, and of the literary able tupes, in Stereotyping, does not expetits-maitres who give enormous prices ceel 5l. per cent of the heavy expence for useless books, a “modern antique" is incurred by the old method of printing. announded in a fac-simile reprint of the ---2dly. The expenditure upon compofirst folio edition of the Works of Shokef- fition and reading is nearly the fanie by peare, in which it is childishly boasted both methods, for a first edition : but this that the type and paper are exactly to cor- great expenfe must be repeated for every respond with that of the musty original ! succeeding edition from moveable types;

Nir. Wool announces a second quarto whereas, by the Stereotype plan it ceeles on the subject of the Life and Writings of forever.--3dly. The expence of Stereotipe Dr. Joseph Warton.

plates, when I am employed to cast them, 11r. Wilson, the proprietor of the is not 201. per cent. of that of moveable Stereotype Office, in Duke-street, Lin- type pages-4thly. The expenditure upon coln's-Inn-Fields, having favoured us with paper and press-work is the fame by both some particulars relative to the art of methods; but it is not incurred at the fupe Stereotype printing, in contradiction to time. The old metliod requies an adthe statement made in our latt number, vance of capital for a consumption of we feel great pleasure in laying fome ex- four years; whereas, by Stercotype, half tracts from his communication before our a year's stock is more than fufficient. It readers

. We are concerned that Mr. follows, therefore, that 12!1. pier cent. of Wilton's paper came to hand so late as the capital hitherto employed in paper to prevent its appearance in the part of and preis-work is fully adequate to meet an our Magazine devoted to original corre- equal extent of falc.-5thly. A fire-proot spondence, and we hope that bis arguments room will hold Stereotype plates of will not appear to have suffered from the works, of which the dead itnck in printed curtailment which has been neceffary paper would require a warehouse twenig to adapt them to their prefent place. times the fize; and thus warchowo rent “ The first column of the Varieties of and injurance are fused; with the title your last publication (No. 155), p. 264, ditional advantage, in case of aocident by

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