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Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 425
Heading: Ude on Literature
Category: Literature   Food   Cookery   
Topic: [Preview of Ude`s book on literature, "The French Man of Letters, a System of Fashionable and Economical Literature, adapted to the Use of English Families". It is to be a companion to the volume "The French Cook" and hopes to prove the close relationship between cooking and literature, also the arts and cooking.] To be continued
Person: UDE, Eustache   DA VINCI, Leonardo   CROCKFORD, Mr.   

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 426-427
Heading: Death of the Austrian Giraffe
Category: Giraffes   
Topic: [Satirical account of the political implications of the death of a giraffe which was sent to the Emperor of Austria by the Pacha of Egypt. From "the leading article of a morning paper"]
Person: AUSTRIA, Emperor of   EGYPT, Pasha of   COWLEY, Lord   METTERNICH   MARTIGNAC, M.   ROY, M.   CONSTANT, M. Benjamin   COLLARD, M. Royer   MARINHAC, M. Syrieys de   
Source: Gazette de France   

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 427-428
Heading: Timbuctoo
Category: Geography   North Central Africa   
Topic: [Paper by de Hemso, offering information on Timbuctoo: its name, population, history, social customs, government, architecture, position of women and further reading]
Person: HEMSO, M. Graborg de   BATTUTA, Mohammed Ibn   SCHIABINI   ROSE   DUPUIS, M.   LAING   
Source: Antologia, January 1829   
Paper
Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 430-431
Heading: Elementary Education in France
Category: Education   France   
Topic: [Statistical information between 1815 and 1828. It shows the decrease in charitable funding for the society trying to establish an elementary educational system in France. The reasons are political. Public support remains strong]
Person: DESSOLLES, General   COCHIN, M.   
Source: Report of the Secretary to the Society to Establish Elementary Education in France   
Institution: British and Foreign Bible Society   Bank of France   
Report
Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 430
Heading: Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys
Category: Political Economy   Child Labour   Inventions   
Topic: [Fourteenth report of the society. The new chimney-sweeping machines have been improved and will now nearly always operate successfully. Advice is given to private householders wishing to avoid employing children but legislation is still necessary. A bill will be submitted to parliament next session. A revision of the Building Act is also being considered]
Person: PEEL, Sir Robert   DAY, Robert [Purveyor of chimney-sweeping machines]   GLASS, Joseph [Inventor of the chimney-sweeping machine]   
Institution: Society for Superseding the Necessity of Climbing Boys   
Report
Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 431, Section: Varieties
Heading: Hydrophobia from Bathing Feet in Cold Water, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Psychology   Phobias   Hydrophobia   
Topic: [Case of a man who experienced the symptoms of hydrophobia after washing his feet]
Person: BARTH, Dr. [German physician and author]   
Source: Barth`s Medical Observations   

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 431, Section: Varieties
Heading: Insects in Amber and Copal, Para 2
Category: Zoology   Zoogeography   Entomology   
Topic: Treatise on the Insects in Copal, with descriptions of several new genera and species found in that substance. [Some insects are more widely distributed than has previously been believed]
Source: Transactions of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Stockholm, for 1825   
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences, Stockholm   

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 431, Section: Varieties
Heading: Mogul Idol, Para 1
Category: Social Anthropology   Religion   Buddhism   Museums   
Topic: [Statue of the Mogul god of destruction and regeneration, Yamantaga, held in a Moscow museum. Description. Source]
Person: DEMIDOFF, M.   FISCHER, M.   SCHMIDT, M.   REMUSAT, M. Abel   
Institution: Museum of Natural History and Antiquities, Moscow   University of Moscow   

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Reviews

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 418-420
Heading: The Life of Locke
Category: Biography   Philosophy   
Title: The Life of John Locke, with Extracts from his Correspondence, Journals, and Common-Place Books. [To be continued]
Author: KING, Lord   

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 420
Heading: The New Forest
Category: Novels   Science   
Title: The New Forest: a Novel. [Contains a character, "an innkeeper who attends scientific lectures, and hashes into his conversation the blundered nomenclature of natural philosophy", also contemporary descriptions of the New Forest]
Author: ANON   
Attribution: Author of "Brambletye House"

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 423-424
Heading: Natural History
Category: Zoology   Mammals   Ruminantia   
Title: The Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Vol. I, Part II. The Menageries: Quadrupeds, described and drawn from living Subjects, published under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

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