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Carter's Journey from Gibraltar to Malaga, illustrated with Views, Medals,
Letter from Dr. Lettsom, to the London Reviewers,
M А Y.
Authentic Narrative of Facts relating to the Exchange of Prisoners at the
Affes Ears, a Fable
V ‘N E.
of the Christian Religion,
Jenyns and Dr. Kenrick,
A P P E N D I X.
An Anfwer to the Questions proposed to Geometricians and Metaphysicians 487
Caille's Hiftorical Journal of a Voyage to the Cape of Good Hope
An Effay on the Characters and Manners of the French, coinpared with ibole of
A Defence of the Books of the Old Testament
A fingular political Essay, in which is proposed a Partition of Turkey in Europe ib.
Herkenroth's Differtation on the Nature of Cold
Spalanzani's Essays on Animal and Vegetable Physiology
Mequil's Latin Synonymes
M. d'Arcet's Discourse on the present State of the Pirenean Mountains
SUPPLEMENT OF ENGLISH BOOKS.
Smith's XII Sermons
Tucker's XVII Sermons on natural and revealed Religion
History of the Coonization of the Free States of Antiquity
Heroic Epiftle to the Author of the Duchess of Devonshire's Com
Evans's Collection of Old Ballads
Prophecy, a Poem, by S. Hayes
Letter to Dr. Cooper, on Civil Government
Millar's Illustratio Systematis Sexualis Linnæi
A general Index of Authors Names, Title-pages, and remarkable Passages.
A Recapitulatory Catalogue of the Titles of Books and Pamphleis, contained in
the Volume ; claffically and alphabetically arranged: with References to the
Review for the Month, in which they are severally mentioned,
FOR JANUARY, 1777.
Essays, on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to Sophistry and Scepticism; on Poetry and Music, as they affect the Mind; on Laughter, and Ludicrous Composition; on the Utility of Classical Learning. By James Beattie, LL.D. Professor of Moral Philosophy and Logic in the Marischal College and University of Aberdeen, 4to. Dilly.
To these Efsays is prefixed the following advertisement, which the author modestly thought necessary, to apologize, in some measure, for their publication, in their present form.
“ This Publication has been attended with some peculiar circum. stances, wbich may be misunderstood, and which, therefore, I beg leave to explain.
“ About three years ago, fome persons of distinction in England, who had honoured me with their friendship, were pleased to express a desire, that the EssAY ON TRUTH should be printed in a more fplendið form than that in which it had hitherto appeared; and su as to ensure profit, as well as honour, to the author. And the proprietors of the copy-right, being at the same time applied to, declared their willingness to permir an Edition to be printed for his advantage, on bis agreeing to certain terms, which were thought renfonable.
" It was then proposed, that a new Edition of the Esay should be printed in quarto, by subscription. To this the Author had some objections. He was apprehenfive, that the size of that work might be inadequate to such a purpose. Belides, to publich in this manner a book, which had alieady gone through two or three Editions, feemed hazardous, because unprecedented; and might, to those who were usinformed of the attair, give ground to suspect the Author of an infirmity, which no person who knows him will ever lay to his charge, an excessive love of money.
" It was answered, That the volume might be extended to a sufficiency of size, by printing, along with that on Truth, some other Efars, which, though not originally deligned for the press, his Friends, who had seen them, were ple.fed to think not unworthy of ' it; and that the Proposed Subfcription, being of a peculiar kin!, should be conducted in a peculiar manner, " It Mall never," laid the promoters of this undertaking, “ be committed to Bookfellers, , Vol. V.