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Elements of Trigonometry, Plane and Spherical. Adapted for the Use of Colleges in the United States. With a Treatise on Navigation, Tables of Logarithms, &c. New York: Wiley & Putnam. 8vo.
History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent. By George Bancroft. Third Edition. Vol. I. Boston: C. C. Little & James Brown. 8vo. pp. 469.
Discourse, on the History and General Character of the State of Ohio, before the Ohio Historical and Philosophical Society. Timothy Walker. Columbus: 8vo. pp. 27.
Trial for Libel before the Supreme Judicial Court, April 25th, 1838, Chief Justice Shaw presiding. Azell Snow, vs. John Ford and J. S. Sleeper. Boston: Cassady & March. 8vo. pp. 32.
A Popular Essay on Subjects of Penal Law, and on Uninterrupted Solitary Confinement at Labor, as contradistinguished to Solitary Confinement at Night and Joint Labor by Day, in a Letter to John Bacon, Esquire, President of the Philadelphian Society for alleviating the Miseries of Public Prisons. By Francis Lieber, Corresponding Member of the Society, Professor of History in South Carolina College. Philadelphia: 8vo. pp. 94.
Trial of Winthrop S. Gilman, who was indicted, with Others, for the Crime of Riot, while engaged in defending a Printing Press from an Attack made on it by an Armed Mob, &c. &c. By W. L. Lincoln, a Member of the Alton Municipal Court. New York: J. F. Trow.
12mo. pp. 158.
An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors and for the more Equal Distribution of their Effects, passed by the Legislature of Massachusetts, April 23d, 1838; with an Outline of the System thereby introduced, and Forms of Proceeding under the same. By L. S. Cushing. Boston. C. C. Little & James Brown: 12mo. pp. 93.
A Treatise on the Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity. By I. Ray, M. D. Boston: C. C. Little & James Brown. 8vo. pp. 480.
Commentaries on Equity Pleadings, and the Incidents thereto, according to the Practice of the Courts of Equity of England and America. By Joseph Story, LL. D., Dane Professor of Law in Harvard University. Boston: C. C. Little & James Brown. 8vo. pp. 743. Supplement to the Revised Statutes; being the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Session of 1838, and the Twelfth Article or Amendment of the Constitution, passed March 24th, 1837. Prepared and edited by Theron Metcalf. Published annually. Boston: Dutton and Wentworth, State Printers. 8vo. pp. 114.
The Blue Laws of New Haven Colony; usually called Blue Laws of Connecticut; Quaker Laws of Plymouth and Massachusetts; Blue Laws of Virginia and South Carolina; First Record of Connecticut; Case of Salem Witchcraft; Charges and Banishment of Roger Williams, &c.; and other interesting Antiquities. Compiled by an Antiquarian. Hartford: 12mo. pp. 336.
The Tree of Legal Knowledge, designed as an Assistant to Students in the Study of Law, &c. By an Attorney at Law. Raleigh: Turner and Hughes.
A full and arranged Digest of Cases decided in the Supreme Court and District Courts of the United States, from the Organization of the Government of the United States. By Richard Peters, Counsellor at Law, and Reporter of the Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States. In Two Vols. Philadelphia: Thomas, Cowperthwait, & Co. Vol. I. 8vo. pp. 722.
A Digest of the Cases Decided and Reported in the Superior Court of the City of New York; the Vice Chancellor's Court; the Supreme Court of Judicature; the Court of Chancery; and the Court for the Correction of Errors, of the State of New York; from 1823, to October, 1836, with Tables of the Names of the Cases, and of Titles and References; being a Supplement to Johnson's Digest. Philadelphia: E. F. Backus. 8vo. pp. 666.
MEDICINE, ANATOMY, AND SURGERY.
Lectures on Lithotomy, delivered at the New York Hospital, December, 1837. By Alexander H. Stevens, M. D. New York: Adlard & Saunders. 8vo. pp. 93.
Popular Medicine, or Family Adviser; consisting of Outlines of Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene, &c., &c. By Reynell Coates, M. D., Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, &c. &c., assisted by several Medical Friends. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard. 8vo. pp. 641.
The Medical Formulary; being a Collection of Prescriptions, derived from the Writings and Practice of many of the most eminent Physicians in America and Europe. By Benjamin Ellis, M. D., Professor of Materia Medica and Pharmacy. Fifth Edition, with Additions. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard. 8vo. pp. 231.
Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York. Vol. IV. No. 1. Albany: 8vo. pp. 24.
The Institutes and Practice of Surgery; being the Outlines of a Course of Lectures, by Wm. Gibson, M. D., Professor of Surgery in the University of Pennsylvania, &c. Fifth Edition, enlarged. Philadelphia Carey, Lea, & Blanchard. 2 vols. 8vo. pp. 469 and 444. The Annual Report of Dr. Francis Stribling, Physician of the Western Lunatic Hospital, &c. Stanton, (Va.): 8vo. pp. 19.
An Inquiry respecting the Self-determining Power of the Will, or Contingent Volition. By Jeremiah Day, President of Yale College. New Haven: Herrick & Noyes. 12mo. pp. 200.
Letters from the West Indies, relating especially to the Danish Islands of St. Croix, and to the British Islands, Antigua, Barbadoes, and Jamaica. By Sylvester Harvey, Late Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy, Amherst College. New York: Gould & Newman. 12mo. pp. 212.
Humbugs of New York; being a Remonstrance against Popular Delusion, whether in Science, Philosophy, or Religion. By David Meredith Reese, M. D. New York: John S. Taylor. 12mo. pp. 267.
Etiquette for Ladies; with Hints on the Preservation, Improvement, and Display of Female Beauty. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard. 18mo. pp. 224.
Hints on the subject of Interments within the City of Philadelphia ; addressed to the serious Consideration of the Members of Councils, Commissioners of Districts, and Citizens generally. By Atticus. Philadelphia: 8vo. pp. 22.
Phrenology Vindicated, and Anti-Phrenology Unmasked. By Chas. Caldwell, M. D. New York: Samuel Coleman. 12mo. pp. 156.
The Young Housekeeper, or Thoughts on Food and Cookery. By W. A. Alcott, M. D., Author of "The Young Wife," "Young Mother," &c. &c. Boston: G. W. Light. 16mo. pp. 424.
Scenes in a Mad House. By John B. Derby, Author of "Political Reminiscences." Boston: S. N. Dickinson. 8vo. pp. 24.
Home Scenes, or Progress made Easy. Boston: Joseph Dow. 16mo. pp. 80.
The McCarthy Family; or a Tale for "Our Sunday School.” By the Author of "Rose Graham." Boston: B. H. Greene. 16mo. pp. 35.
An Inquiry into the Moral and Religious Character of the American Government. New York: Wiley and Putnam. 8vo. pp. 208.
The Young Man's Book of Classical Letters, consisting of Epistolary Selections, designed to improve Young Ladies and Gentlemen in the Art of Letter-Writing. By the Author of "The Young Man's Book." Philadelphia: Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. pp. 320.
Practical Phrenology Simplified. By Theodore Foster. Philadelphia: Orrin Rogers.
Hints for the Young, on a Subject relating to the Health of Body and Mind. From the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, with Additions by the Author. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, & Co. Worcester: H. J. Howland. 18mo. pp. 60.
Catalogue of the Library of the Theological Seminary in Andover, Mass. By Oliver A. Taylor, A. M. Andover: Gould & Newman. 8vo. pp. 531.
Atlantic Steam Ships. The Origin, Progress, and Prospects of Steam Navigation across the Atlantic. Illustrated by Engravings. New York: Wiley & Putnam.
The Works of Benjamin Franklin; containing several Political and Historical Tracts not included in any former Edition, and many Letters official and private, not hitherto published; with Notes, and a Life of the Author. By Jared Sparks. Vol. VII. Boston. Hilliard, Gray, & Co. 8vo. pp. 568.
A Pickle for the Knowing Ones, or Plain Truths in a Homespun Dress. By the late Lord Timothy Dexter, with an Introductory Essay on his Life and Genius, and Explanatory Notes, by Peter Quince. Boston Otis, Broaders, & Co. 16mo. pp. 42.
The American Democrat, or Hints on the Social and Civic Relations of the United States of America. By J. Fennimore Cooper. Cooperstown H. & E. Phinney. 12mo. pp. 192.
Remarks on Literary Property. By Philip H. Nicklin, A. M., Member of the American Philosophical Society; of the Ashmolean Society, Oxford; and of the Natural History Society, Hartford. Philadelphia: P. H. Nicklin and T. Johnson. 12mo. pp. 144.
Crania Americana; or a Comparative View of the Skulls of various Aboriginal Nations of North and South America; to which is prefixed an Essay on the Varieties of the Human Species, and on the American Race in particular. Illustrated by sixty Plates and a colored Map. By Samuel George Maston, M. D. Philadelphia: published for the Author, by J. Fuller. Folio.
Peter Parley's Cyclopedia of Botany, including Familiar Descriptions of Trees, Shrubs, and Plants; with numerous Engravings, Boston: Otis, Broaders, & Co. 16mo. pp. 104 and 330.
NEW PERIODICAL WORKS.
The Hesperian; or, Western Monthly Magazine. Edited by Wm. D. Gallaher and Otway Curry. Columbus (Ohio): John D. Nichols. 8vo. pp. 94. Vol. I. No. 1. May, 1838.
Boston Musical Gazette; a Semi-Monthly Journal, devoted to the Science of Music. Boston: Otis, Broaders, & Co. 4to. pp. 8.
The Musical Review, and Record of Musical Science, Literature, and Intelligence. Conducted by an Association of Gentlemen. New York: Firth & Hall. Weekly. 8vo. pp. 12.
The Olio, or Rarities of Knowledge. New York: Origen Bachelor, Editor and Publisher. Weekly.
The Buckeye Democrat. Edited by Le Grand Byington. Ravenna (Ohio) Weekly.
Tales of the Day, selected from the Works of the most distinguished English Authors, as they issue from the British Periodical Press. Boston: H. P. Nichols & Co. Weekly. 8vo. pp. 48.
Our Globe; a Universal Picturesque Album, Edited by J. Meyer. Philadelphia published by the North American Bibliographic Institution. Weekly.
NOVELS, TALES, AND ROMANCES.
A Blossom in the Desert, a Tale of the West. Founded on Fact. New York: Scofield & Voorhies. 18mo. pp. 32.
The Motley Book; a Series of Tales and Sketches, with Illustrations. By the late Ben. Smith. Nos. 1, 2, 3, and 4. New York: James Turney, Jr. 8vo.
Hoaryhead, and the Valleys below, or Truth through Fiction. By Jacob Abbott, Author of "The Young Christian." Boston: Crocker & Brewster. 18mo. pp. 308.
Cromwell; an Historical Novel. By the Author of "The Brothers." New York: Harper & Brothers. 12mo. 2 vols. pp. 267
The Victims of Gaming; being Extracts from the Diary of an American Physician. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, & Co. 16mo. pp. 172.
The Mother in her Family; or Sayings and Doings at Rose Hill Cottage. By the Author of "The Young Wife," "The Young Housekeeper." &c., &c. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, & Co. New York: John S. Taylor. 16mo. pp. 391.
ORATIONS AND ADDRESSES.
Annual Address, delivered before the Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio, December, 1835; containing Strictures on the prevailing Systems of Education. By John H. James. Columbus
(Ohio): 8vo. pp. 13.
Address, delivered before the Graduates of the Union Literary Society of Miami University. By Samuel Galloway. Springfield (Ohio): 8vo. pp. 28.
On the Importance and Best Method of cultivating the Moral Faculties; delivered before the Education Convention of Indiana. By Andrew Wylie, D. D. Indianapolis: Douglas & Noel. 8vo. pp. 19. Annual Address before the New York State Medical Society, Feb. 6th, 1838. By James McNaughton, M. D., President of the Society. Albany: 8vo. pp. 32.
A Succinct View of Mental Cultivation on the Destinies of Louisville; an Introductory Lecture, delivered at the opening of the Louisville Medical Institute, Oct. 31st, 1837. By Charles Caldwell, M. D. Louisville: 8vo. pp. 34.
An Address on the Utility of Astronomy, delivered before the Young Men's Society of Lynchburg, Sept. 26th, 1837. By Professor Landon C. Garland, of Randolph-Macon College. (Originally published, by Request of the Society, in the Southern Literary Messenger.) Richmond. T. W. White. 8vo. pp. 8.
An Eulogy on the Life and Character of Nathaniel Bowditch, LL. D., F. R. S., delivered at the Request of the Corporation of the City of Salem, May 24th, 1838. By Daniel Appleton White. Office of the Gazette. 8vo. pp. 72.
Annual Address delivered before the Albany Institute, April, 1838. By James Ferguson. Albany: Alfred Southwick. 8vo. pp. 34.
An Address, delivered before the Penobscot Association of Teachers, and Friends of Popular Education, at Levant, Dec. 28th, 1837. By E. G. Carpenter. Bangor. 8vo. pp. 26.
The Deserted Bride, and other Poems. By George P. Morris. New York: Adlard & Saunders. 8vo. pp. 80.
A Poem, on the Use of Tobacco, delivered before the Temperance Society of Orleans, Dec. 25th, 1837; and before the Anti-Tobacco Society of Harwich, Jan. 8th. By the Rev. Charles S. Adams, A. M. Boston Torrey & Blair. 8vo. pp. 24.
St. Jonathan, the Lay of a Scald. New York: Thomas J. Crowen. 12mo. pp. 48.
Buds of Spring. Poetical Remains of Augustus Foster Lyde. With Addenda. Boston: Perkins & Marvin. 12mo. pp. 150.
THEOLOGY AND SERMONS.
"A Man of Sorrows;" or, The Providence of God displayed. By William Jackson, S. S. B., Minister of the Gospel at South Boston. Second Edition, enlarged. Boston: C. D. Strong. 12mo. pp. 360.
Proof of the Genuineness of the Writings of the New Testament. For Intelligent Readers of all Classes. Translated from the German