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The Culture of the Beet, and Manufacture of Beet-Sugar, by David Lee Child. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, & Co. 12mo. pp. 156.


The Boston Almanac, for the Year 1840. By S. N. Dickinson. Boston: Thomas Groom. 32mo. pp. 132.

The American Medical Almanac for 1840; designed for the daily Use of Practising Physicians, Surgeons, Students, and Apothecaries. By J. V. C. Smith, M. D. Vol. II. Boston: Marsh, Capen, Lyon, & Webb. 18mo. pp. 152.


The Life of William H. Harrison (of Ohio), the People's Candidate for the Presidency. With a History of the Wars with the British and Indians on our Northwestern Frontier. Philadelphia: W. Marshall & Co. 18mo. pp. 212.

The People's Presidential Candidate. The Life of Wm. Henry Harrison, by Richard Hildreth. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, & Co. 18mo.

Outlines of the Life and Public Services, Civil and Military, of William Henry Harrison. By Caleb Cushing. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, & Co. 18mo. pp. 71.

Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry. By William Wirt, of Richmond (Va.). Revised Edition. Philadelphia: Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. 12mo. pp. 306.

The Life of George Washington. By S. G. Arnold, Author of "Memoirs of Hannah More." New York: T. Mason & G. Lane.

A General Biographical Dictionary, comprising a summary Account of the most distinguished Persons of all Ages, Nations, and Professions; including more than One Thousand Articles of American Biography. By the Rev. J. L. Blake, D. D. Third Edition. Philadelphia: James Kay, Jr. & Brother. New York: A. V. Blake. 8vo. pp. 1096.


A Grammar of the Hebrew Language. By George Bush, Professor of Hebrew and Oriental Literature in the New York City University. New York: Gould, Newman, & Saxton. 8vo. pp. 276.

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Report on Education in Europe, to the Trustees of the Girard College for Orphans. By Alex. Dallas Bache, LL. D., President of the College. Philadelphia: Lydia R. Bailey. 8vo. pp. 666.

Civil Polity and Political Economy. For the Use of Schools and Academies. By Marcus Willson. New York: Taylor & Clement. The American Reader; containing Selections in Prose, Poetry, and Dialogue. Designed for the Use of Advanced Classes in Public Schools, High Schools, and Academies. By. P. H. Snow. Hartford: Spaulding & Storrs. Boston: Crocker & Brewster.

First Lessons in Geometry; with Practical Applications in Mensuration and Artificers' Work and Mechanics. By Charles Davies. Hartford: A. T. Barnes & Co.

M. Tullii Ciceronis ad Quintum Fratrem Dialogi Tres de Oratore. Cum Excerptis Variorum Notis. Editio Tertia. Novi-Portus (Conn.): B. & W. Noyes.

Geography on the Inductive System, accompanied by a large and valuable Atlas, for the Use of Schools and Families. By Roswell C. Smith. Hartford: Spaulding & Storrs. New York: Collins, Keese, & Co.

Newcomb's Infant School Question Book. Boston: Mass. Sunday School Society. 18mo. pp. 107.

The Elements of Logic, explained by numerous Examples and Exercises; adapted to the Capacity of Younger Students, and designed for Academies and the Higher Classes of Common Schools. By Charles K. True, A. M. Boston: Crocker & Brewster. 18mo. pp. 156.

Progressive Exercises in English Grammar. Part. III. Containing the Rules of Orthography and Punctuation, the Principles of Etymology, and the Prosody of the English Language, with an Appendix embracing some of the Elementary Principles of Rhetoric and Logic, &c. By Richard Green Parker, A. M. and Charles Fox, A. M. Boston: Crocker & Brewster. 12mo. pp. 122.

The Moral Education, or the Culture of the Heart, of the Young. From the German of Zollikofer, Pastor of the Evangelical Church in Leipsic. Providence: B. Cranston & Co. 8vo. pp. 16.


An Historical Discourse, prepared for the Semi-centenary Sabbath, and delivered on that Day, at the Request of the Session of the Presbyterian Church in New Brunswick, and published at the Request of the Trustees of the Congregation. By Jacob I. Janeway, D. D. New Brunswick: John Terhune. 8vo. pp. 28.

Universal History, from the Creation of the World to the Decease of Geo. III, 1820. By the Hon. Alexander Fraser Tytler, and Rev. Edward Nares, D. D. Edited by an American. In Six Volumes, New York: Harper & Brothers. 18mo.

Institutes of Ecclesiastical History, Ancient and Modern, in Four Books, much corrected, enlarged, and improved from the primary Authorities. By John Lawrence von Mosheim, D. D., Chancellor of the University of Göttingen. A new and literal Translation from the original Latin, with copious additional Notes, original and selected.

By James Murdock, D. D. In Three Volumes. Second Edition, revised and enlarged. New York: Harper & Brothers. 8vo.

History of Madagascar; embracing the Progress of the Christian Mission, and an Account of the Persecution of the Native Christians. Boston: American Sunday School Union. 18mo. pp. 342.

History of the New Netherlands, Province of New York, and State of New York, to the Adoption of the Federal Constitution. In Two Volumes. By William Dunlap. New York: Published for the Author. Vol. I. 8vo. pp. 427.


Gammer Grethel; or German Fairy Tales and Popular Stories, from the Collection of MM. Grimm and other Source. Edited by Mrs. Follen. Boston: James Munroe & Co. 18mo. pp. 312.

Sergeant Bell and his Raree-Show. Embellished with Woodcuts. Philadelphia: Henry Perkins. 16mo. pp. 144.

Visit to Grandfather; or a Week at Newport. By Sarah S. Cahoone. New York: Taylor & Dodd. 12mo. pp. 213.

James and his Mother; or Conversations on Constantinople. By Eliza B. Dwight, late a Member of the Mission at that City. Boston: Mass. Sunday School Society. 18mo. pp. 57.

The Child's Book of Thought. Boston: S. G. Simpkins. 18mo. pp. 72.


Report of the Presbyterian Church Case; the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, at the Suggestion of James Todd and Others, vs. Ashbel Green and Others. By Samuel Miller, Jr., a Member of the Philadelphia Bar. Philadelphia: William S. Martien. 8vo. pp. 596.

Civil Office, and Political Ethics. Containing familiar Law relating to Husband and Wife, Parent and Child, Guardian and Ward, Wills, Executors and Administrators, Witnesses, Jurors and Arbitrators. For the Use of Citizens and Schools. By E. P. Hurlburt. New York: Taylor & Clement.

An Argument in Favor of the Constitutionality of the General Banking-Law of this State, delivered before the Supreme Court, at the July Term, 1839. By Samuel A. Troat, of the City of New York, Counsellor at Law. Geneva: Ira Merrell.

The Practice in the Courts of Law and Equity in Virginia. By Conway Robinson. Vol. III. Containing Practice in Criminal Causes; in Cases before Courts of Probate; and in other Cases wherein Appeals are demandable of Right, such as Mills, Roads, and the like. Richmond: Smith & Palmer.

Reports of Cases at Law, argued and determined in the Court of Appeals and Court of Errors of South Carolina, from Dec. 1838 to May, 1839, both inclusive. By William Rice, State Reporter. Vol. I. Charleston: Burgess and James.

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A Treatise on the Law of Evidence. Seventh London Edition. By S. March Phillips, Esq., Barrister at Law. In Two Volumes. With Notes to the First Volume, by Esek Cowen, one of the Judges of the Supreme Court of the State of New

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York; assisted by Nicholas Hill, Jr., Counsellor at Law. New York: Gould & Banks.


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. Second Edition, revised and corrected. Boston: C. C. Little & James Brown. 12mo.


Remarks on the Operation for the Cure of Club Feet, with Cases. Also Letters to John C. Warren, M. D., on Curvature of the Spine. By John B. Brown, Member of the Mass. Med. Soc., &c. &c. Republished from the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal. 8vo. pp. 28.

An Account of the Yellow Fever, which appeared in the City of Galveston, Republic of Texas, in the Autumn of 1839, with Cases and Dissections. By Ashbel Smith, M. D., A. M., Ex-Surgeon General of the Texian Army. Galveston: Hamilton Stuart. 12mo. pp. 78.


A Supplementary Catalogue of the Books belonging to the Mercantile Library Association; comprising all those added from July, 1837, to January, 1840. New York: Printed for the Association.

Tariff, or Rates of Duties, payable on Goods, Wares, and Merchandise, imported into the United States of America on and after the First Day of January, 1840, until the Thirtieth Day of June, 1842, inclusive; in Conformity with the Compromise Act. Also, the Rates of Duties imposed by the Tariff of 1832; together with many important Laws, Circulars, and Decisions of the Treasury Department, relating to Commerce and the Revenue, and much Useful Information to Merchants, Masters of Vessels, and Others. By E. B. Ogden, Entry Clerk, Custom House, Port of New York. New York: Bronson & Co. 8vo. pp. 144.

The Family Visiter. By John Hayward. Boston: Weeks, Jordan, & Co. 12mo. pp. 224.

Despotism in America; or an Inquiry into the Nature and Results of the Slaveholding System in the United States. By the Author of "Archy Moore." Boston: Whipple & Damrell. 12mo. pp. 186.

A Treatise on Banking. By Condy Raguet, Esq., Member of the American Philosophical Society, &c. Philadelphia: Grigg & Elliott. 8vo. pp. 264.

Answers to the Questions, What constitutes Currency? What are the Causes of Unsteadiness in the Currency? and, What is the Remedy? By H. C. Carey, Author of " Principles of Political Economy," "Credit System in France, Great Britain, and the United States," &c. Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard. 8vo. pp. 81.

The Young Merchant. Philadelphia: R. W. Pomeroy. 18mo. Pp. 288.

The Working Man. By Charles Quill, Author of "The American Mechanic." Philadelphia: Henry Perkins. 18mo. pp. 287.

Banks, Banking, and Paper Currencies; in Three Parts. I. History of Banking and Paper Money. II. Argument for open Competition

in Banking. III. Apology for One Dollar Notes. By Richard Hildreth, Author of "Life of Harrison," &c. Boston: Whipple & Damrell. 12mo. pp. 209.

A Letter to His Excellency Marcus Morton, on Banking and the Currency. By Richard Hildreth, Author of "Banks, Banking, and Paper Money," "Life of Harrison," &c. &c. Boston: Kidder & Wright. 8vo. pp. 16.

Strictures on Governor Morton's Message. By a Democrat. Second Edition. Boston: Cassady & March. 8vo. pp. 16.

A Plea for Liberty of Conscience and Freedom from Military Conscription. In Letters to Thomas Loring, Esq. By Joshua Wilder. Hingham: J. Farmer. 12mo. pp. 45.

The Pursuit of Knowledge under Difficulties; its Pleasures and Rewards. Illustrated by Memoirs of Eminent Men. New York: Harper & Brothers. 18mo. pp. 287 and 275.

Aids to Reflection, by S. T. Coleridge, with a Preliminary Essay, by James Marsh, D. D., from the Fourth London Edition, with the Author's last Corrections. Edited by Henry Nelson Coleridge, Esq. New York: Gould, Newman, and Saxton. 8vo. pp. 357.

A New Theory of the Steam Engine, and the Mode of Calculation, by Means of it, of the Effective Power, &c., of every kind of SteamEngine, stationary or locomotive. By the Chevalier G. de Pambour. Philadelphia: Carey & Hart. 8vo. pp. 48.

Boston Journal of Natural History, containing Papers and Communications, read to the Boston Society of Natural History, and published by their Direction. Vol. III. Nos. 1, 2. Boston: C. C. Little & James Brown. 8vo. pp. 280.

The Practical Farmer; or Spirit of the Boston Cultivator, containing a Collection of valuable Essays on Practical Agriculture, &c. By Wm. Buckminster. Boston: David H. Williams. 12mo. pp. 300.

Instructions for Field Artillery, Horse and Foot. Translated from the French and arranged for the Service of the United States, by Robert Anderson, Captain in the Staff, U. S. A. Philadelphia: W. P. Desilver.

A Missionary Chart; comprehending all the principal Protestant Missions in the World. By Jefferson Hascall and Daniel Wise. Boston: S. N. Dickinson.

The Traveller; or Wonders of Art. Vol. II. New York: Taylor & Dodd. 18mo. pp. 147.

White Slavery; a New Emancipation Case presented to the People of the United States. By the Author of "The District School as it was." Worcester: M. D. Phillips. Boston: C. C. Little & Co. and B. B. Mussey. 18mo. pp. 199.

The Parent's Friend; a Manual of Domestic Instruction and Discipline. By John Morrison, D. D., Author of “Counsels to a Newly Wedded Pair," &c. &c. With a Prefatory Address to Parents in America, by Samuel Hanson Cox, D. D. New York: Gould, Newman, & Saxton. Boston: Crocker & Brewster. 18mo. pp. 172.

Fifty-Third Annual Report of the Council of the American Antiquarian Society, May 29th, 1839; with the Report of the Librarian. Worcester: Printed for the Society. 8vo. pp. 32.

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