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The Connected with Science, Literature, and the Arts. 1 mencing with WAVERLEY, and closing with WOODSTOCK

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THE PUBLICATION OF THE
WITH A GENERAL PREFACE,
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LIBRARY of ENTERTAINING KNOW

LEDGE commenced on the 31st MARCH, AND NOTES, HISTORICAL AND ILLUSTRATIVE, BY

On which day appeared the first Half-Volume of the Series, THE AUTHOR. Embellished with Frontispieces and Vignette Titles, from Designs lume on the last day of every Month

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Magazines. Each Hall-Volume will consist of about two hundred AUTHOR'S ADVERTISEMENT.

pages, of a size adapted both to the Library and the Pocket; and It has been the occasional occupation of the Author of Waver

in subjects where Illustrations are properly required, will be emley, for several years past, to revise and correct the voluminous

bellished with a great number of Wood Engravings. The price series of Novels which pass under that name; in order that, if of each Hall-Volume or Monthly Part, will

be Two Shillings. they should ever appear as his avowed productions, he might ren- For the convenience of those who prefer a weekly purchase of der them in some degree deserving of a continuance of the pub- this Series, each Half. Volume will be subdivided into four Num. lic favour with which they have been honoured ever since their

bers, one of which will be issued every Saturday (after the public first appearance. For a long period, however, it seemed likely cation of the Half-Volume,) price Sixpence. that the improved and illustrated edition which he meditated The Series commences with the following Work:would be a posthumous publication. But the course of events,

THE MENAGERIES; which occasioned the disclosure of the Author's name, having, in a great measure, restored to him a sort of parental eontrol over OR, QUADRUPEDS DESCRIBED AND DRAWN FROM these Works, he is naturally induced to give them to the press in

LIVING SPECIMENS. a corrected, and, he hopes, an improved form, while life and

London :-CHARLES KNIGHT, Pall-Mall East; OLIVER & health permit the task of revising and illustrating them. Such

BOYD, Edinburgh. being his purpose, it is necessary to say a few words on the plan of the proposed Edition.

SELLING BY AUCTION, THE EXTENSIVE LIBRARY In stating it to be revised and corrected, it is not to be inferred OF THE LATE DR CHARLES STUART OF DUNEARN. that any attempt is made to alter the tenor of the stories, the cha

JOHN CARFRAE & SON respectfully intiracter of the actors, or the spirit of the dialogue. There is no

mate, that they are now selling by Auction, in their Rooms doubt ample room for emendation in all these points,--but where 3, Drummond Street, the extensive and valuable Library of the the tree falls it must lie, Any attempt to obviate criticism, how

late Dr Charles Stuart of Dunearn, containing many of the best ever just, by altering a work already in the hands of the public, works on Biblical Criticism; and an uncommon collection of rare is generally unsuccessful. reader still desires sone air of vraisemblance, and does not relish Tracts, and books on the Ecclesiastical Constitution of the Church that the incidents of a tale familiar to him should be altered to

and the Dissenters. suit the taste of critics, or the caprice of the author himself. This

Sale commences at one o'clock each day, and to continue for

sixteen following lawful days. process of feeling is so natural, that it may be observed even in children, who cannot endure that a nursery story should be re. day's Sale are on view, from eleven o'clock to commencement of

Catalogues to be had at the Rooms, where the Books of each peated to them differently from the manner in which it was first

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3, Drummond Street, But without altering, in the slightest degree, either the story, or the mode of telling it, the Author has taken this opportunity

Edinburgh, 11th April 1829. to correct errors of the press and slips of the pen. That such

CONCERT. should exist cannot be wonderedeat, when it is considered that MR MURRAY respectfully

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

his CONCERT will take place in the Assembly Rooms, the Author had not the usual opportunity of revision.

It is George Street, on the evening of Tuesday, April 14, 1829. hoped that the present edition will be found free from errors of

VOCALISTS. that accidental kind.

Miss E. Paton.

Mr Thorne. The Author has also ventured to make some emendations or

Miss I. Paton.

Mr Gleadhill. a different character, which, without being such apparent devia

Miss Inverarity.

Mr Ebsworth. tions from the original stories as to disturb the reader's old asso

(Pupil of Mr Murray, her Mr Wilson. ciations, will, he thinks, add something to the spirit of the dia.

first appearance.) logue, narrative, or description. These consist in occasional

SOLO PERFORMERS. pruning

where the language is redundant, compression where the Mr Müller. Mr D. Murray. Mr Murray. style is loose, infusion of vigour where it is languid, the exchange

Leader, Mr F. Dun. -Piano-Forte, Mr Müller. of less foreible for more appropriate epithets-slight alterations,

Concert to commence at eight o'clock precisely: in short, like the last touches of an artist, which contribute to Tickets (5s. each) and plans may be had of Mr Murray, 63, heighten and finish the picture, though an inexperienced eye can

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BUTLER'S POWDERS, Tales, as may appear interesting in theinselves, or proper to be

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(and as generally approved,) for producing an extremely rescenes are laid, when these are altogether, or in part, real ; as freshing and

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mencing with WAVERLRY, and closing with WOODSTOCK. The

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SERVER was lately printed and circulated in this City first appearance. For a long period, however, it seemed likely that the improved and illustrated edition which he meditated

and neighbourhood, but as many of those who are to be readers would be a posthumous publication. But the course of events,

of the newspaper have not seen this Prospectus, the Proprietors which occasioned the disclosure of the Author's name, having, in

deem it necessary here to repeat the substance of its contents. a great mcasure, restored to him a sort of parental control over

They have to acknowledge the liberal manner in which the public these Works, he is naturally induced to give them to the press in

have come forward in support of their undertaking, and they will a corrected, and, he hopes, an improved form, while life and anxiously endeavour to adopt such improvements or alterations as health permit the task of revising and illustrating them. Such

are likely to render the paper of increased value to its Readers. being his purpose, it is necessary to say a few words on the plan

LOCAL AFFAIRS.--No exertion shall be spared to render the of the proposed Edition.

“ OBSERVER" complete in this department. To all passing events In stating it to be revised and corrected, it is not to be inferred and public measures in which the community are interested, that that any attempt is made to alter the tenor of the stories, the cha- degree of attention shall be given which their importance may racter of the actors, or the spirit of the dialogue. There is no demand; and to the free and teinperate discussion of such matdoubt ample room for emendation in all these points,-but where

ter the columns of the Paper shall always be open. Reports of the tree falls it must lie. Any attempt to obviate criticism, how

of Public Bodies will appear, when these can be ever just, by altering a work already in the hands of the public, obtained ; and ample space will be devoted to the

News of Scotis generally unsuccessful. In the most improbable fiction, the

land generally, so as to render the “ Observer," as much as posreader still desires some air of vraisemblance, and does not relish

sible, a faithful record of Scottish Affairs. that the incidents of a tale familiar to him should be altered to

Tux POLITICAL DEPARTMENT will be conducted without reguit the taste of critics, or the caprice of the author himself. This gard to any party whatever. A Summary of the Week's News process of feeling is so natural, that it may be observed even in will always be given, in which impartiality will be particularly children, who cannot endure that a nursery story should be re

studied; and a portion of the Paper will generally be occupied peated to them differently from the manner in which it was first

with Extracts from those Newspapers which take the most pro

minent part in advocating the various views which are usually told. But without altering, in the slightest degree, either the story,

taken on Political Questions. or the mode of telling it, the Author has taken this opportunity

AGRICULTURAL AND COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE.-The into correct errors of the press and slips of the pen. That such

formation in these important Departments will be ample. Arshould exist cannot be wondered at, when it is considered that rangements have been made to furnish the most recent Intellithe Publishers found it their interest to hurry through the press

gence from the principal Markets in the different parts of the a succession of the early editions of the various Novels, and that Kingdom comprehending the Reports of the Mark-lane and the Author had not the usual opportunity of revision. It is

Smithfield Markets of the Monday immediately preceding the day hoped that the present edition will be found free from errors of

of Publication; and of the Grain or Cattle Marke's held weekly in that accidental kind.

Haddington, Edinburgh, Dalkeith, Dumfries, Glasgow, &c. To The Author has also ventured to make some emendations of Shipping News particular attention will be paid; and, upon the a different character, which, without being such apparent devia.

whole, it is hoped, that the “ OBSERVER" will be found useful tions from the original stories as to disturb the reader's old asso

and interesting to the Agriculturist, the Merchant, and the Shipciations, will, he thinks, add something to the spirit of the dialogue, narrative, or description. These consist in occasional MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION.-During the war, and for sepruning where the language is redundant, compression where the

veral years after its termination, Newspapers were expected to style is loose, infusion of vigour where it is languid, the exchange

contain little else than Public News and Political Intelligence ; of less forcible for more appropriate epithets-slight alterations,

but latterly a considerable alteration has taken place. A much in short, like the last touches of an artist, which contribute to grcater variety of matter is now looked for by the Readers of heighten and finish the picture, though an inexperienced eye can Newspapers; and, in order to suit the prevailing taste, the "OBhardly detect in what they consist.

SERVER" will contain Notices of New Publications, Extracts The General Preface to the new Edition, and the Introductory from Books of Voyages and Travels, and from the most ably-conNotices to each separate work, will contain an account of such ducted Periodicals; together with amusing and instructive Secircumstances attending the first publication of the Novels and

lections from the Metropolitan and Provincial Newspapers.. Tales, as may appear interesting in themselves, or proper to be ADVERTISING.-Since the notice appeared of the intended Pubcommunicated to the public. The Author also proposes to publication of the "OBSERVER,” so many respectable Subscribers lish, on this occasion, the various legends, family traditions, or have come forward in support of it, that the Proprietors are enaobscure historical facts, which have formed the ground-work of bled to state that, immediately on its appearance, it will be widethesc Novels, and to give some account of the places where the ly circulated in this City; and as arrangements are making to scenes are laid, when these are altogether, or in part, real; as procure for it an extensive Circulation in the Country, they conwell as a statement of particular incidents founded on fact; to- ceive that they may confidently recommend it as an excellent megether with a more copious Glossary, and Noles explanatory of dium for giving publicity to AVVERTISEMENTS. the ancient customs, and popular superstitions, referred to in the Romances.

The “ OBSERVER" will be published cvery Friday morning, in Upon the whole, it is hoped that the Waverley Novels, in their sufficient time to be forwarded by the Mails for the North. It now dress, will not be found to have lost any part of their attrac- will be printed with new Types, upon a large sheet of fine paper ; tions in consequence of receiving

illustrations by the Author, and and very few of the Scottish Newspapers will contain so great a undergoing his careful revision.

quantity of Letter-Press. ABBOTSFORD, January 1829.

The price of the “OBSERVER” will be the same as that which PLAN OF THE WORK.

is charged for Newspapers of considerably inferior size, viz. :-A 1. The size to be royal 18mo, printed in the very best manner, single Paper, 7d.; L.1, 10s. 6d. per Annum, when delivered in and hot-pressed, each volume to contain about 100 pages, price Town; and L.1, 14s. when sent to the Country. 53. done up in cloth.

Advertisements and Orders for the Paper may be left at the II. The publication to commence on 1st June next; and to be Shop of THOMAS SPARK, Bookseller, Castle Street; or JOHN continued regularly, on the first day of each month, till the whole Davidson and Co. 68, Broad Street. is completed.

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Aberdeen, 27th March, 1829.

owner.

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MR FORD'S COLLECTION OF BOOKS,
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PRINTS, PICTURES, &c.
This day is published, price 3s. 6d. extra boards, being
HISTORY

IN Mr Ford's Advertisement, in last week's

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AND

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