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tald. This day is published, price 3s. 60, extra cloth boards, or 5s.

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

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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 IN

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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 devia. BY

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 PORMING THE THIRTY-ErGHTH VOLUME OF

pruning where the language is redundant, compression where the CONSTABLE'S MISCELLANY.

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Tales, as may appear interesting in themselves, or proper to be

communicated to the public. The Author also proposes to pubWAVERLEY NOVELS.

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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gether with a more copious Glossary, and Notes explanatory of

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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 attrac

tions in consequence of receiving illustrations by the Author, and TO BE CONTINUED IN MONTHLY VOLUMES, REVISED AND undergoing his careful revision. CORRECTED,

ABBOTSFORD, January 1829.

This Edition will not only be improved in the manner just

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


DAVID WILKIE, R.A.; Edwin LANDSERR, R.A.; C. R. Les. Embellished with Frontispieces and Vignette Titles, from Designs

LIE, R. A.; ABRAHAM COOPER, R.A.; A. E. CHALOx, R.A.; Executed expressly for the present Edition, by the




The engravings will be executed on sterl, by There are few circumstances in the history of letters more re- CHARLES HEATH; William FINDEX'; CRABLES ROLLS: remarkable than the rise and progress of the WAVERLEY No- JAMES MITCHELL; F. ENGLEHEART; AMBROSE WARNEN : VELS. Unlike most other productions of genius, they had ROBERT Graves; J. C. EDWARDS; W. J. Cooks; w. no infancy to struggle with, but reached at once the highest Ensom; DAVENPORT: SHENTON ; DUNCAN; MILLER : point of public favour,-a station which they have ever since

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PLAN OF THE WORK. in a great degree, to the wealthier ranks of sociсty, 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 io contain about 100 pages, price all classes, by republishing them in a less costly, but at the saine, 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. speediv commencement of a NEW EDITION, to be published in 111. 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 forin 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 inay AUTHOR'S ADVERTISEMENT.

wish to have some of the Novels complete on the appearance 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 108.

And, in like manner, they should ever appear 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. lic favour with which they have been honoured ever since their

THE ANTIQUARY, in 2 vols, on the 1st of October.

Rob Roy, in 2 vols, on the 1st of December. first appearance. For a long period, however, it seemed likely that the improved and illustrated edition which he meditated

As well as such others, during the progress of the Edition, as 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 masure, restored to him a sort of parental control over

The public are respectfully

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And at Moon, Boys, and GRAVES, Printsellers to his Majesty, health permit the task of revising and illustrating them. Such

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