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• Since I began my present business, my firm conviction was, The death of Frederik Muller is a great loss to his country. that the antiquarian bookseller can largely serve science He worked strenuously for it, and to a great extent bibliography or literary history especially, without forgetting with a total disregard to his own material interest. He his own profit, provided his mind be not wholly engrossed has probably rendered more services to Literature, History, by money-making speculations. No trade is so admirably and Philosophy, than many a learned professor who looks adapted to benefit science and mercantile interests at the same superciliously down upon the work of any man not belonging time. An antiquarian bookseller, who is not himself a student i to one of the learned professions. In a material age he was also, or at least desirous of furthering science by the aid of a worthy successor of the famous erudite booksellers of the his connexions, researches, and stock, is not the right man past, and it may be with safety asserted that his memory will in the right place, and in this particular line of trade he live in the annals of the book trade, when the names of the will hardly be as successful as he might be in another less book manufacturers and panderers to the depraved tastes of scientific calling. Experience has amply shown me that this his own times have been consigned to the limbo of wellopinion-merely a loose impression when I first started in merited oblivion. business-was correct.'”
Indefessus favente Deo!
LITERARY INTELLIGENCE. FACSIMILE OF THE INDULGENCE ISSUED BY POPE LEO X.-, business partner. This little book is another fine specimen of We have much pleasure in recording that Mr. J. T. Taylor what Messrs. Blades, East & Blades can do in the way of has made a contribution to the history of the Reformation of printing. It is published by Trubner & Co., Ludgate Hill, no small value by presenting to the public the facsimile of London. the famous indulgence, issued by Pope Leo X. A.D. 1517, The NewE WORLDE.-Mr. W. George, of Bristol, bas It is curious to note the incongruities presented to our notice issued a quaint Catalogue of the Newe Worlde, the British by this document, the importation of alum from Turkey Plantynges, and of those parts knowen in theyse later dayes being classed with crimes of such exceptional atrocity, that | as “The United States." The catalogue contains some they were excluded from indulgence granted to other books on America that are now scarce and difficult to offences, however grave and enormous. This is, however, obtain. accounted for, when we take into consideration the fact that GILBERT AND RIVINGTON'S TYPES.–We have received the mines of alum at Tolfa discovered by John de Castro during from Messrs. Gilbert and Rivington, the eminent Oriental the pontificate of Pius the Seeond, and only a few years after printers, a copy of their new specimen book of foreign types, the taking of Constantinople by the Turks, still brought which, it may be truly said, is a great linguistic curiosity, large revenues to the Papal See. Previously to their discovery interesting to every philologist, and especially to every almost all the alum used in Europe was obtained from Turkey. Orientalist. To the enterprise of this firm, not only the Castro represented to Pope Pius that he had “ found seven India Office and the British Museum, but the British and hills so abundant in it that they would be almost sufficient to Foreign Bible Society, the Society for Promoting Christian supply seven worlds," and he urged as a reason for the Pope Knowledge, and similar bodies, are largely indebted for the undertaking to "furnish alum to all Europe" that “that means of promoting the objects of these Associations. This gain which the Turk used to acquire by this article being book shows that all the difficulties have been successfully thrown into your hands will be to him a double loss." We surmounted as were naturally offered in the preparation of hope Mr. Taylor's work will meet with the attention and the types for printing such languages as Chinese, Japanese, appreciation it deserves. At present the facsimile, with the Bengali, Coptic, Singhalese, Burmese, Tamil, Hebrer, interesting text that accompanies it, is only to be had in | Syriac. Syro-Chaldaic, Arabic, Persian, Pushtu, Turkish, vol. viii. of D’Aubigné's "History of the Reformation in Mongolian, Hindustani, Canarese, Russian, Servian, Sanskrit, Europe."
Gujarati, Marathi, Assamese, Telugu and a host of others, ANCIENT SCOTTISH WEAPONS. - George Waterston and representing in fact, every known language. It is far Sons announce that they have in the press a reproduction of better than their former one, although that was considered the collection of drawings by the late James Drummond, sufficiently interesting to be placed, with other curiosities R.S.A., of Ancient Weapons, Ornaments, etc., chiefly of the of the nineteenth century, in Cleopatra's Needle, when Scottish Highlands, which they expect to be ready for issue it was permanently fixed on the Thames Embankment. within about six months' time. These drawings were very Such a collection of types is one of the curiosities and carefully executed by Mr. Drummond in water colour for his marvels of the printing trade, and the book itself is a model own use, the few specimens which are not Scottish having of artistic printing, that would do honour to the wealthiest either been such as were in use in Scotland, or considered and most learned of academies. Great consternation aro:8 worthy of being figured for purposes of comparison. At Mr. at the British Museum a few years ago, when nearly the Drummond's death the collection was esteemed so valuable, whole of these types were destroyed by fire, during the proon account of its national representative character, that it cess of printing several catalogues of Oriental works for was acquired by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland for | that institution. The authorities were afraid that the printed their library, and the council of the society have granted the sheets destroyed could not be re-produced; but when they publishers permission to issue the collection in this form to were shown that the valuable punches and matrices required the public. The weapons and other articles delineated are for re-casting the type were all preserved, and that the not only faithfully represented in form, but their texture and sheets could be reprinted, their fears were set at rest. We condition are rendered completely in colour. They will be must not conclude our notice without congratulating Mr. reproduced as nearly as possible in facsimile. Examples are Elijab Cornish, the head of Messrs. Gilbert and Rivington's given of swords, targets, spears, axes, halberds, muskets, Oriental Department, on his successful performance of the fowling-pieces, powder horns, pistols, dirks, sporrans, most difficult task of collecting and putting together the brooches, etc. Many are rare and curious, and others are characters of the Eastern and Western races. It is owing to fine representatives of the class to which they belong. Mr. his efforts that the printing establishment of Messrs. Gilbert Joseph Anderson, Custodier of the National Museum of the ! and Rivington ranks now for its Oriental division amongst Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, has consented to write an | the foremost establishments of the world. introduction and a series of notices of the different plates. A NATURALIST'S DIRECTORY.-Mr. S. E. Cassino deserves The work will consist of upwards of fifty plates, illustrating, the thanks of scientists for a Naturalist's Directory of America and in some cases giving enlarged details of, upwards of two for 1880. It contains the names, addresses, special depart. hundred and forty objects. The whole will be issued in a
ments of study, etc., of the Naturalists, Chemists, Physicists, folio volume, size 16by 12 inches, half-bound in morocco.
Astronomers, etc., etc., and a list of the Scientific Societies, of Only five hundred copies will be sold, each numbered. Suf Scientific Periodicals, and the Titles of Scientific Books of ficient plates will be printed to ensure that number being
America, this latter ranging from July 1, 1879, to October 1, perfect, but none will be sold beyond the five hundred num 1880. Mr. Cassino has in contemplation an International bered copies.
Scientists' Directory, which is a publication much wanted. Who Was SCOTLAND'S FIRST PRINTER ?- Mr. Robert CHAMISSO's Faust.-Henry Phillips, jun., A.M., Ph.D., Dickson, F.S.A., Scot., bas at length set at rest the moot of Philadelphia, has translated the Dramatic Sketch Faust. question, "Who was Scotland's First Printer Pin an elegantly | by Adalbert von Chamisso (1803). Chamisso's Faust was one printed little brochure on antique hand-made paper with a of the twenty-nine Fausts by various authors, which appeared parchment cover in the olden style. Mr. Dickson conclusively in Germany during the sixty-one years in which Goethe was proves that Andrew Myller first introduced printing into engaged upon his master-piece. Mr. Phillips says Chamisso Scotland, and Walter Chepman, who has generally been sup is best known by his least important work (Peter Schlemil), posed to have been the man, merely found the capital with and has sunk into unmerited oblivion. The translator has which Andrew Myller worked, or was, in point of fact, his ' evidently done justice to Chamisso, and in his labour of love has produced an English version mirroring the original as of the Society for 1880," “ Act and Bull, a paper on fixed nearly as possible. This little work is only printed for private anniversaries,” and “ Notes upon a Denarius of Augustus circulation in an edition of 100 copies.
Cæsar," a paper read before the Society February 5th, 1880, ORIENTAL CONGRESS.-Prof. Dillmann, the President of by H. Phillips, Jun., Corresponding Secretary. the Fifth International Congress of Orientalists, to be held THE LIBRARY JOURNAL.-It has been decided to continue at Berlin from the 12th to the 17th of September, 1881, has the Library Journal in a size and style more adapted to the sent out his invitations to Orientalists. Those who wish wants and means of librarians than was the old one, with its to take part in the proceedings have to take tickets (10s. large-sized page printed on heavy pressed paper. The pubor marks), which can be obtained of Messrs. F. A. Brockhaus, lisher and proprietor announces that the new journal will Leipsic, Asher and Co., Berlin. Those who intend to read
consist of about sixteen pages of matter, and he hopes by papers should signify their intention to the President, or to
trying to meet the wishes of the friends who have hitherto the Members of the Committee as under:--The President of
supported it at the same time to enlarge its sphere of usefulthe Committee, Prof. Dr. Dillmann, SW., Grossbeerenstr. 68; ness and its circle of subscribers. Mr. Melville Dewey resigns Prof. Dr. Dieterici in Charlottenburg, Hardenbergstr. 6; all connection with the journal in future. The first number Gymnasial-Director Dr. A. Kuhn; Geh. Reg. Rath Prof. for January has just appeared. The terms are 15s. per Dr. Lepsius ; Geh. Ober Reg. Rath Dr. J. Olshausen ; Prof. Dr. Sachau, W., Hitzigstr. 7; Prof. Dr. J. Schmidt, W.,
annum. Trübner & Co. being the European agents. Lützower Ufer 24; Prof. Dr. W. Schott; Prof. Dr. Schrader,
BIBLIOTHECA MEDICA.-Messrs. Robert Clarke & Co., of
Cincinnati, have just published a fourth edition of their NW., Kronprinzen-Ufer 20 ; Prof. Dr. Weber, SW.,
Bibliotheca Medica, a Catalogue of American and British Ritterstr. 56. JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY, NORTH CHINA
Books, Periodicals, Transactions, etc., relating to Medicine, BRANCH.-The 15th issue of this Journal for the year 1880
Surgery, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Chemistry, and Kindred
Subjects, Classitied by Subjects, with an Index of Authors. is in the press, and will contain the following papers, amongst
THE HARVARD REGISTER.-- This periodical has with the others :-" Early European Researches into the Flora of
commencement of this year altered its form to a royal 8vo. China," by Dr. E. Bretschneider, Physician to the Russian
The January number contains an excellent portrait of H. W. Legation at Peking; “Coins of the present dynasty of China," by Dr. Bushell, Physician to H.B.M. Legation at
Longfellow, with an article on him by W. D. Howells, A.M., Peking; "On the Geology of Takow, Formosa ; " " On the
editor of the “ Atlantic Monthly." "Mr. Moses King, the Geology of the Pescadores ;” “On the Hydrology of the
editor of the “Harvard Register,” makes an appeal in this Yangtsze, the Yellow River and the Peiho," by H. B. Guppy,
number for support to the new series of his magazine, and states
that the first number has been sent to 6000 people who would M.B, R.N. Trübner & Co. are the London agents.
be likely to be interested in its continuance. We heartily ENGLISH AND CHINESE IDIOMS.-Kong Ki Chin, of the wish it success, but we fear it is too local a publication to Chinese Educational Institution, at Hartford, Conn., has in interest the outside public. preparation a work on English Idioms and slang expressions, Our LITTLE ONEs. There are very few juvenile periodicals and the Chinese forms of the same ideas, with notes on which meet the requirements of very young children, but we China and Chinese literature.
think “ Our Little Ones," published by the Russell Publishing SPELLING REFORM.-To the friends of Spelling Reform : Company, Boston, fulfills the condition. There is no expense The Spelling Reform Association of the United States has spared with the illustrations, and the text comes really within established a “ Bureau of Information” for mutual benefit the comprehension of the little ones. and solicits the co-operation of all who favour the amending UNITED STATES GEOGRAPHICAL SURVEYS WEST OF THE of English spelling. We want: 1. Notices of papers read 100TH MERIDIAN.-- Volume VI. Botany, containing reports and lectures delivered bearing upon spelling reform pro or | upon the botanical collections made in portions of Nevada, con, with very brief extracts if practicable.-2. Copies of Utah. California. Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, during all articles on spelling reform in newspapers and magazines. | the years 1871-2-3-4 and 5, by J. T. Rothwick, with the 3. Copies of all books or pamphlets treating the subject assistance of nine other scientists, has just been issued. This in whole or in part. 4. Reports of discussions on the important survey, in charge of First Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, subject by Institutes, Conventions, etc. 5. Accounts of under the direction of Brig.-General A. A. Humphreys, will, the formation of Branch Spelling Reform Associations, when completed, consist of seven volumes and a topographical their time and place of meeting, with abstracts of their atlas. The following list will show of what each volume proceedings. 6. Of items gathered from the school consists. Vol. 1, Geographical Report; vol. 2. Astronomy room or elsewhere, illustrating the advantages of phonetic and Hypsometry; vol. 3, Geology and Mineralogy; vol. 4, teaching, reading, writing, and printing. 7. Any other in Palæontology; vol. 5, Zoology ; vol. 6, Botany ; vol. 7, formation not included in the foregoing and of interest to
| Archæology. spelling reformers. This information will be tabulated, and
THE AMERICAN GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY.-The Bulletin, abstracts of it published from time to time, and is of the utmost importance, as by it the public will learn the real
No. 5, 1979, of this Society, contains : "Life in the Egyptian extent of the spelling reform movement. It is hoped that
Deserts," by Gen. R. E. Colston, and “Moose and Cariboo every friend of improved spelling will contribute his part to
Hunting,” an address by Lord Dunraven. Both very interestthe Bareau of Information promptly and carefully.
ing articles. Gen. Colston gives notes of his six years'
This information and all correspondence should be sent to the
experiences in the service of the Khedive on the General Staff Corresponding Secretary, Mr.T. R. Vickroy, 1117 North 25th
of the Egyptian Army, with many interesting particulars St., St. Louis, Mo., U.S.A. F. A. March, President. Melville
regarding the camel and other animals of the desert. Dewey, Secretary.
Sportsmen will relish Lord Dunraven's moose hunting.
CATALOGUE OF GEOLOGICAL SURVEYS OF THE UNITED The CRITIC. — A literary and artistic paper has been STATES. - Mr. Frederick Prime, Jun., Assistant Geologist of started this year in New York, under the title of the Critic. Pennsylvania, has done scientists some service in compiling a It will be published fortnightly, and, if we may judge of its Catalogue of Official Reports upon the Geological Surveys of merits by the third number now before us, it is well worthy the United States and Territories of British North America, of patronage. Walt Whitman contributes an article on the which he has published in the seventh volume of the Transdeath of Carlyle, and future numbers will contain "Nights with Uncle Remus."
actions of the American Institute of Mining Engineers. The
first Catalogue of this description was prepared by Prof. O. Johns Hopkins UNIVERSITY.-From the Annual Report C. Marsh for the American Journal of Science and Arts in of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, we get a 1867, but since that time the list has more than doubled, and pamphlet giving a system of the twenty Fellowships, each one was wanted more suited to the needs of the present time, Fielding five hundred dollars, annually open to competition, and this want Mr. Prime has supplied. with a roll of Fellows.
HARRINGTON'S GRADED SPELLING BOOK. - It has been LIBRARY ITEMS.-Harvard University Library Bulletin. said that there is no royal road to learning ; but Harrington's No. 17, contains : Suggestions of Subjects for Students' Work Graded Spelling Book, in two parts, published by Messrs. in Physics, and continuations of the “ Bibliography of Fossil Insects," " Halliwelliana," and the “Calendar of the Lee
Harper Bros., New York, in the great republic, is the nearest Manuscripts."-The Bulletin of the Boston Public Library,
approach to it we have seen. As the author says in his preface, January, No. 56, contains : “ Renaissance, Pt. 3," and a list of
“it is grounded on the laws which govern the growth of a
child's intelligence and his acquisition of an available " Massachussetts Election Sermons.”—The Bulletin of the Library Company of Philadelphia, January, 1881, contains a
vocabulary." List of additions since July, 1880.
REPORT OF THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS. — The report of
General G. W. Wright, the Chief of U.S. Engineers, NUMISMATIC AND ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY OF PHILA- | has been prii
has been printed for 1879; it forms three bulky volumes, attention to the fact that the funds voted by Congress are not causes that led to it and its immediate consequences. What sufficient to keep the coast defences of such a large country a boon it would be if such a work had been started at the as the United States in the condition they ought to be, and he union of the Canadas, or even at the beginning of Confederaappeals to the Legislature to increase their vote for such a tion! Yet this is only one of the results of Mr, Morgan's patriotic purpose.
thoughtfulness, ability, and energy. His Celebrated CanaThe DOMINION ANNUAL REGISTER, 1879. Volume 2. dians, his . Bibliotheca,' bis • Legal Dietionary,' his ParliaThe Montreal Gazette of January 17, 1881, says: "Hardly a day mentary Companion,' are also contributions to history of passes, indeed, in which we, as journalists, do not refer for superior interest and value. The two former have won information to some of Mr. Morgan's various stores of deserved praise on both sides of the Atlantic, especially in information, and rarely do we refer to them in vain. His the great English reviews, and we bespeak for the new edition latest enterprise, the Dominion Annual Register,' the last of them which is now in preparation a reception even more issue of which we had the pleasure not long since of reviewing | favourable in proportion to Canada's greater and growing in these columns, will prove of exceeding value to the future importance." historian. It is a repertory of all that is really important in FLORIDA._"Semi-tropical Florida, its Climate, Soil, and the history of the year, and is the only source to which we Productions, with a Sketch of its History, Natural Features and can go, with the confidence that we shall not be disappointed, Social Condition,” is an exhaustive pamphlet on the resources for political or general information. As an instance of its of Florida and the inducements the State offers to immigrants fullness and accuracy, we may take a question which is now seeking new homes and profitable investments. It treats occupying the popular mind all over the country--the Pacific Railway. This is a subject on which every one needs to be and clearing, productions, an account of each county and thoroughly informed. Yet comparatively few are those who its capabilities, together with a map of the State. The can bear in mind all the dates and circumstances connected pamphlet is printed by Rand & McNally, of Chicago. with it, and to seek them in the files of a journal would be a VICTORIAN Mines. - From the Reports of the Mining labour of no slight difficulty. In the 'Register' for 1879 we Surveyors and Registrars for the Colony of Victoria for the have the whole history of the enterprise from its inception | quarter onded September 30, 1880, we learn that the total ready to our hands, without loss of time in wearying search. quantity of gold obtained from alluvium and quartz amounted We have selected this subject simply because it is now so to 222.014 02. 16 dwt. The quantity of gold, the produce of prominently before the public. It is the same with any | the Colony, exported was 58,080 oz. 19 dwt. The gross weight other event or movement of sufficient importance to be of rough gold received at the Royal (Victoria) Mint was historical. We find it recorded in the 'Register,' with the '8,242-18 oz. and the gross weight of bullion issued 124,3815202.
TENNANT.-We regret to announce the death, on Wednes- , "Iceland Spars," and "A Stratigraphical List of British day, February 23rd, at his residence in the Strand, London, Fossils, with Remarks on their Character and Locality." He of Professor James Tennant, F.G.S. He was born in 1808, had also compiled a “ Catalogue of Fossils found in the and had held the Professorship of Geology at King's College, British Isles." London, for some years, and was the author of a “Treatise MACKAY-Aberigh Mackay, Principal of the Presidency on Geology, Mineralogy and Crystallography" (jointly with College, Indore, and well known to readers of Vanity Fair, Professors Ansted and Mitchell), of “ Art Gems and Pre- | under the nom de plume of “Ali Baba,” for his Indian Society cious Stones," of “A Description of the Imperial State | sketches, died at Indore on January 12th, in his thirty-second Crown preserved in the Jewel-house at the Tower of London," i year.
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The author states this poem" was written as an expression, not of individual, but of universal experience, and from to portray in its purity and holiness the most beautifal 1082" of humanity."