The Edinburgh Review
Nov 1817 to Feb 1818
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The Edinburgh Review, or Critical Journal for Nov. 1817...Feb. 1818, Edinburgh & London, Archibald Constable and Company and Longman Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, printed by David Willisom, 1818, 8vo, 526 pp. The Edinburgh Review, first published in 1802, is an acclaimed literary and cultural review publishing a wide range of original and topical material. It publishes
essays on culture, politics and ideas; short stories and excerpts from novels; poetry; drama; and book review articles as well as shorter reviews. This bound volume contains two quarterly editions (LVII and LVIII). Two articles are of particular interest from the perspective of web page. The first is the Article titled: Account of a Voyage of Discovery to the West Coast of Corea, and the Great Loo-Choo Island. This a review of Basil Hall's book of the same year. Another article of interest is Journal of the Proceedings of the late Embassy to China. By Henry Ellis, Third Commissioner to the Embassy which reviews Ellis' book regarding the British (Amherst) diplomatic mission to China which was published in 1817.
Table of Contents
CONTENTS OF No. LVII.
ART. I. Lalla Rookh; an Oriental Romance. By Thomas Moore p. 1
II. Memoir of the Conquest of Java, with the subsequent
Operations of the British Forces in the Oriental
Archipelago. By Major William Thorn - 35
III. The Speeches of Charles Phillips Esq., delivered at
the Bar, and on various Public Occasions, in Ireland
and England 52
IV. Transactions of the Geological Society, established
November 1807. Vol. III. 70
V. The Identity of Junius with a distinguished Living
A Supplement to Junius Identified; Consisting of
Facsimiles of Handwriting and other Illustrations 94
VI. 1. Speech of Robert, Lord Bishop of Ossory, in the
House of Peers, Friday, May 16. 1817, on the
Motion of the Earl of Donoughmore, relating to
the Roman Catholic Claims.
2. Speech of Leslie Forbes, Esq., in the House of
Commons, May 9. 1817, on the Motion of Mr Grattan.
3. Speech of the Right Honourable Robert Peel, on
the same Subject 114
VII. Algebra, with Arithmetic and Mensuration, from the
Sanscrit of Brahmegupta and Bhascara. Translated
by Henry Thomas Colebrooke, Esq. F. R. S. &c. 141
VIII. A Sketch of the Military and Political Power of Russia,
in the year 1817 164
IX. Voyage en Savoie, en Piemont, a Nice et a Genes*.
Par A. L. Millin, Chevalier de 1'Ordre Royal de la
Legion d'Honneur, &c. &c. 191
X. Papers relative to Codification, and Public Instruction,
including Correspondences with the Russian Emperor,
and divers Constituted Authorities in the American
United States. Published by Jeremy Bentham 217
XI. Rome, Naples, et Florence en 1817. Ou Esquisses sur
1'Etat actuel de la Societe, des Moeurs, des Arts,
de la Litterature, úc. de ces Villes celebres 237
Quarterly List of New Publications 247
CONTENTS OF No. LVI1I
ART. I. Report from the Select Committee on the Poor-Laws,
with the Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee 261
II. Beppo, a Venetian Story 302
III. 1. A Delineation of the Strata of IJngland and Wales
with part of Scotland, exhibiting the Collieries and
Mines, the Marshes and Fenlands originally overflowed
by the Sea, and the varieties of Soil according to the
variations of the Substrata, illustrated by the most
Descriptive Names. By W. Smith.
2. Geological Section from London to Snowdon; showing
the varieties of the Strata, and the correct Altitudes
of the Hills, coloured to correspond with his Geological
Map of England and Wales. By W. Smith.
3. A Memoir of the Map and Delineation, &c. By W. Smith,
Engineer and Mineral Surveyor.
4. A Series of County Maps, on a much larger scale than
that of the General 'Delineation, &c.' coloured to
correspond with the large Map, from Documents in
Mr Smith's possession.
5. Strata identified by Organized Fossils, containing
Prints on coloured paper, of the most characteristic
Specimens in each Stratum. By W. Smith.
6. Stratigraphical System of Organized Fossils, with reference
to the Specimens of the original Geological Collection in
the British Museum, &c. By W. Smith 311
IV. Verhandlungen in der Versammlung der Landsta'nde
des Konigreichs Wiirtemberg 337
V. A Description of the principal Picturesque Beauties,
Antiquities, and Geological Phenomena of the
ISLE OF WIGHT. By Sir Henry Engleffeld, Bart. 363
VI. Account of the Writings, Religion, and Manners of the
Hindoos; including Translations from their
principal Works. By W. Ward.
2. A View of the History, Literature, and Religion of
the Hindoos; including a Minute Description of their
Manners and Customs, and Translations from their
principal Works. By the Rev. W. Ward, one of the
Baptist Missionaries at Serampore, Bengal.
3. Description of the Character, Manners and Customs,
of the People of India; and of their Institutions,
Religious and Civil. By the Abbe J. A. Dubois,
Missionary in the Mysore 377
VII. Rob Roy. By the Author of Waverley, Guy Mannering,
and the Antiquary 403
V111. Journal of the Proceedings of the late Embassy to
China. By Henry Ellis, Third Commissioner to
the Embassy 433
IX. Dante: With a New Italian Commentary. By G. Baglioli.
The Vision of Dante. Translated by the Reverend
H. F. Cary, A. M. 453
X. Account of a Voyage of Discovery to the West Coast
of Corea, and the Great Loo-Choo Island: with an
Appendix, containing Charts, and various Hydro-graphical
and Scientific Notices. By Captain Basil Hall,
Royal Navy, F.R.S. Lond & Edin. Member of the Asiatic
Society of Calcutta, of the Literary Society of Bombay,
and of the Society of Arts and Sciences at Batavia.
And a Vocabulary of the Lo0-Choo Language: By
H. J. Clifford, Esq. Lieutenant Royal Navy.
Voyage of His Majesty's Ship Alceste, along the
Coast of Corea to the Island of Loo-Choo; with an
Account of her subsequent Shipwreck. By John
M'Leod, Surgeon of the Alceste 475
XI. Report on the Management of the Poor of Glasgow.
By James Ewing, Esq.
Supplementary Report of the Select Committee of the
House of Commons, appointed to consider the Poor Laws 498
Quarterly List of New Publications 502