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CONSTABLE'S MISCELLANY. peated to them differently from the manner in which it was first

told. This day is published, price 3s. 6d, extra cloth boards, or 5s.

But without altering, in the slightest degree, either the story, fine paper,

or the mode of telling it, the Author has taken this opportunity A PERSONAL NARRATIVE

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should exist cannot be wondered at, when it is considered that the Publishers

found it their interest to hurry through the press JOURNEY

a succession of the early editions of the various Novels, and that

the Author had not the usual opportunity of revision. It is NORWAY, PART OF SWEDEN, hoped that the present edition will be found free from errors of

that accidental kind. AND THE

The Author has also ventured to make some emendations of ISLANDS AND STATES OF DENMARK, a different character, which, without being such apparent deviaBY

tions from the original stories as to disturb the reader's old assoDERWENT CONWAY,

ciations, will, he thinks, add something to the spirit of the diaAuthor of " Solitary Walks through many Lands ; " logue, narrative, or description. These consist in occasional FORMING THE THIRTY-EIGHTH VOLUME OP

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lish, on this occasion, the various legends, family traditions, or obscure historical facts, which have formed the ground-work of

these Novels, and to give some account of the places where the On the first of June will be published,

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Upon the whole, it is hoped that the Waverley Novels, in their THE WAVERLEY NOVELS;

new dress, will not be found to have lost any part of their attrae

tions in consequence of receiving illustrations by the Author, and TO BE CONTINUED IN MONTHLY VOLUMES, REVISED AND

undergoing his careful revision.

ABBOTSFORD, January 1829.

This Edition will not only be improved in the manner just

stated, but also enriched by the pencils of the emninent Artists AND NOTES, HISTORICAL AND ILLUSTRATIVE, BY who have been engaged to embellish it; among these may be THE AUTHOR.


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page, both containing subjects illustrative of the Norel to which In this undertaking they have had the cheerful co-operation of they are attached. the Author himself, who has not only revised every one of the IV. The Work will be completed in Forty VOLUMEs, comNovels, but has added Explanatory Notes, and a new Introduc-mencing wiih WAVERLEY, and closing with WooDSTOCK. The tion to each of them.

Author's additions will form about two of these Forty Volumes The nature and extent of these corrections and additions will *** The Edition is so far advanced at press, that regularity of be best understood by giving entire, from Volume First, The publication may be depended on; and, to such subscribers as may AUTHOR'S ADVERTISEMENT.

wish to have some of the Novels

complete on the appearanee It has been the occasional occupation of the Author of Waver

of the first volume of each respectively, the Publishers have to ley, for several years past, to revise and correct the voluminous

state, that the whole of WAVERLEY may be had on the first of series of Novels which pass under that name; in order that, if June, in 2 vols. for 10s.

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GUY MANNERING, in 2 vols, on the 1st of August.

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Rob Roy, in 2 vols, on the 1st of December. that the improved and illustrated edition which he meditated

As well as such others, during the progress of the Edition, se would be a posthumous publication. But the course of events,

its arrangement enables the Publishers to deliver in complet

Tales. which occasioned the disclosure of the Author's name, having, in a great m asure, restored to him a sort of parental control over

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Engravings at the premises of the Publishers, a corrected, and, he hopes, an improved form, while life and

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