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The Publisher has received a great many communications, inquiring who the author of the UNIVERSAL DICTIONARY is? In answer to all such Correspondents, MR. GILBERT has to state, that there exists no reason why the Author's name should not be known, save an earnest wish on his part that the Work should be tested solely by its own intrinsic worth. Mr. Gilbert, however, may state, that the gentleman in question is personally known, and his talents appreciated by some of the most eminent Professors in the Universities of London, Oxford, Dublin, Edinburgh, and Glasgow, and that he is himself an Author of several publi: cations connected with Natural Science and Polite Literature, and has been for several years a Lecturer in one of our Universities. Parts I. to VI., in Royal 4to., each containing 3 Coloured Maps, at the extraordinary

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