The Monthly Review Volume 8

The Monthly Review Volume 8

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1828 edition. Excerpt: ...It comprehends a GaelicEnglish and English-Gaelic dictionary, with a Latin and Gaelic vocabulary. The execution of this great work (which was commenced by the late Ewen Machlachlan, of Old Aberdeen, one of the most learned and most unpretending men of the age, and to whose memory, we shall endeavour to do justice as connected with this dictionary when it appears), has occupied the attention of a committee of the Highland Society, since the year 1814; and nearly 4, OOOZ., subscribed by individuals at home and abroad, or voted from the funds of the society, have been expended in completing the work, and carrying it through the press. Mr. Marshall, the publisher of the " Pledge of Friendship" has announced that he will discontinue that work, and in lieu of it has projected a New Manual, which will be edited by Mr. T. Hood. The illustrations are under the care of Mr. Cooper. Madame de Genlis is about to usher into the world a new Adelaide and Theodore, which is already purchased by a librarian. Captain George Beauclerk, 10th regiment, who, with another officer of the garrison at Gibraltar, accompanied Dr. Brown, in July 1826, on a medical mission to the Sultan of Morocco, is about to publish an account of his travels, under the title of " A Journey to Morocco." A third edition has been called for of the Memoirs of the Life, and Public and Private Correspondence, of the late Admiiral Lord Collingwood. The Rev. G. S. Faber announces a Supplement to his Difficulties of Romanism, in reply to an Answer by the Bishop of Strasbourg, (late of Aire). The Life and Administration of the late Marquess of Londonderry, is, we learn, in an advanced state of preparation. Works in the Press. t Recollections of a Service of Three Years during more

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  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 517g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236626974
  • 9781236626974