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PLAN OF THE WORK. in a great degree, to the wealthier ranks of society, the Proprie- 1. The size to be royal 18mo, printed in the very best manner, tors have resolved to place them within the reach of readers of and hot pressed ; each volume to contain about 100 pages, price all classes, by republishing them in a less costly, but at the same 5s. done up in cloth. time more elegant shape, and with the additional advantage of a II. The publication to commence on 1st June next; and to be periodical issue.
continued regularly, on the first day of each month, till the whole The Publishers have therefore the honour of announcing the is completed. speelv commencement of a New Edition, to be published in Ill. Each volaine to have a Frontispicce and Vignette title. MONTHLY VOLUMES.
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.
And, in like manner, they should ever appcar as his avowed productions, he might render them in some degree deserving of a continuance of the pub
GUY MANNERING, in 2 vols, on the 1st of August.
THE ANTIQUARY, in 2 vols, on the 1st of October. lic favour with which they have been honoured ever since their first appearance. For a long period, however, it seemed likely
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
The public are respectfully
requested to inspect the Designs and these Works, he is naturally induced to give them to the press in
Engravings at the premises of the Publishers, a corrected, and, he hopes, an improved form, while life and
And at Moon, Boys, and GRAVES, Printsellers to his Majesty, health permit the task of revising and illustrating them. Such
6, Pall Mall, London, by whom they will be sold separately, as being his purpose, it is necessary to say a few words on the plan
will be af. Twards announced. of the proposed Edition.
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