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heighten and finish the picture, though an inexperienced eye can

hardly detect in what they consist. Connected with Science, Literature, and the Arts. The General Preface to the new Edition, and the Introductory

Notices to each separate work, will contain an account of such

circumstances attending the first publication of the Novels and WAVERLEY NOVELS.

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

communicated to the public. The Author also proposes to pubOn the first of June will be published,

lish, on this occasion, the various legends, family traditions, or

obscure historical facts, which have formed the ground-work of INSCRIBED BY PERMISSION

these Novels, and to give some account of the places where the to the king's Most Gracious Majesty, scenes are laid, when these are altogether, or in part, real; as

well as a statement of particular incidents founded on fact ; to. VOLUME FIRST

gether with a more copious Glossary, and Noles explanatory of OP A NEW EDITION OP

the ancient customs, and popular superstitions, referred to in the

Romances. THE WAVERLEY NOVELS;

Upon the whole, it is hoped that the Waverley Novels, in their TO BE CONTINUED IN MONTHLY VOLUMES, BEVISED AND

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

tions in consequence of receiving illustrations by the Author, and CORRECTED,

undergoing his careful revision. WITH A GENERAL PREFACE,

ABBOTSFORD, January 1829. AN INTRODUCTION TO EACH NOVEL, AND NOTES, HISTORICAL AND ILLUSTRATIVE, AT This Edition will not only be improved in the manner just THE AUTHOR.

stated, but also enriched by the pencils of the eminent Artists

who have been engaged to embellish it; among these may be Embellished with Frontispieces and Vignette Titles, from Designs named, Executed expressly for the present Edition, by the

DAVID

WILKIE, R.A.; EDWIN LANDSERR, R.A.; C. R. LESMOST EMINENT ARTISTS.

LIE, R. A.; ABRAHAM COOPER, R.A.; A. E. CHALON, R.A.;

G. S. NEWTON, A.R.A.; F. P. STEPHANOPP; H. CORNOTICE BY THE PUBLISHERS.

BOULD; WILLIAM KIDD; J. STANFIELD; Joux BURNET;

and R. P. BONNINGTON. There are few circumstances in the history of letters more re- The engravings will be executed on steel, by markable than the rise and progress of the WAVERLEY No- CHARLES HEATH; WILLIAM FINDEN; CHARLES ROLLS; VELS. Unlike most other productions of genius, they had JAMES MITCHELL; F. ENGLEHEART; AMBROSE WARREN ; no infancy to struggle with, but reached at once the highest ROBERT GRAVES; J. C. EDWARDS; W. J. COOKR; W. point of public favour,-a station which they have ever since ENSOM; DAVENPORT: SHENTON; DUNCAN; MILLER ; maintained with undiminished popularity:

and other eminent Engravers. The circulation of these works having been hitherto confined, in a great degree, to the wealthier ranks of society, the Proprie

PLAN OF THE WORK. tors have resolved to place them within the reach of readers of ali classes, by republishing them in a less costly, but at the same

1. The size to be royal 18mo, printed in the very best manner,

and hot-pressed ; each volume to contain about 400 pages, price time more elegant shape, and with the additional advantage of a

58. done up in cloth. periodical issue. The Publishers have therefore the honour of announcing the

II. The publication to commence on 1st June next; and to be speedy commencement of a New Edition, to be published in

continued regularly, on the first day of each month, till the whole

is completed. MONTHLY VOLUMES. In this undertaking they have had the cheerful co-operation of

III. Each volume to have a Frontispiece and Vignette titlethe Author himself, who has not only revised every one of the

pagi, both containing subjects illustrative of the Novel to which Novels, but has added Explanatory Notes, and a new Introduc- they are attached.

iv. The Work will be completed in Forty VoLunes, comThe nature and extent of these corrections and additions will mencing with Waverley, and closing with WOODSTOCK. The

Author's additions will form about two of these Forty Volumes. be best understood by giving entire, from Volume First, The

*** The Edition is so far advanced at press, that regularity of AUTHOR'S ADVERTISEMENT.

publication may be depended on; and, to such subscribers as may It has been the occasional occupation of the Author of Waver

wish to have some of the Novels complete on the appearance ley, for several years past, to revise and correct the voluminous

of the first volume of each respectively, the Publishers have to series of Novels which pass under that name; in order that, if state, that the whole of WAVERLEY may be had on the first of they should ever appear as his avowed productions, he might ren- June, in 2 vols. for 10s. der them in some degree deserving of a continuance of the pub

And, in like manner, lic favour with which they have been honoured ever since their GUY MANNERING, in 2 vols. on the 1st of August: first appearance. For a long period, however, it seemed likely THE ANTIQUARY, in 2 vols. on the 1st of October. that the improved and illustrated edition which he meditated Rob Roy, in 2 vols, on the 1st of December. would be a posthumous publication. But the course of events, As well as such others, during the progress of the Edition, as which occasioned the disclosure of ihe Author's name, having, in its arrangement enables the Publishers to deliver in complete a great measure, restored to him a sort of parental control over Tales. these Works, he is naturally induced to give them to the press in The public are respectfully requested to inspect the Designs and a corrected, and, he hopes, an improved form, while life and Engravings at the premises of the Publishers, health permit the task of revising and illustrating them. Such And at Moon, Boys, and GRAVES, Printsellers to his Majesty, being his purpose, it is necessary to say a few words on the plan 6, Pall Mall, London, by whom they will be sold separately, as of the proposed Edition.

will be afterwards announced. In stating it to be revised and corrected, it is not to be inferred that any attempt is made to alter the tenor of the stories, the cha- burgh; and to be had of every Bookseller throughout the

Printed for CADELL & Co. 41, St Andrew Square, Edin. doubt ample room for emendation in all these points,

but where Kingdom. the tree falls it must lie. Any attempt to obviate criticism, how. ever just, by altering a work already in the hands of the public,

BUTLER'S POWDERS, is generally unsuccessful. In the most improbable fiction, the reader still desires some air of vraisemblance, and does not relish

For producing an Effervescing that the incidents of a tale familiar to him should be altered to COOLING APERIENT DRAUGHT. suit the taste of critics, or the caprice of the author himself. This process of feeling is so natural that it may be observed even in THESE Powders are now very generally known

(and as generally approved,) for producing an extremely repeated to them differently from the manner in which it was first freshing and pleasant effervescing Drink, and at the same time a told.

safe, mild, and Cooling Aperient, peculiarly adapted to relieve But without altering, in the slightest degree, either the story, Indigestion, Heartburn, and Nausea, and counteract Acidity in or the mode of telling it, the Author has taken this opportunity the Stomach. If frequently taken, it will generally obviate the to correct errors of the press and slips of the pen. That such necessity of having recourse to Calomel, Epsom Salts, and other should exist cannot be wonderel at, when it is considered that strong and nauseous medicines, which often debilitate the system the Publishers found it their interest to hurry through the press without producing the desired effects; and when taken after too a succession of the carly editions of the various Novels, and that free an indalgence in the luxuries of the Table, particularly after the Author had not the usual opportunity of revision. It is too much wine, the usual disagreeable etfects will be prevented. hoped that the present edition will be found free from errors of *** There being numerous inferior imitations of these Powthat accidental kind.

ders vended, it is necessary to observe, that the Preparer's name The Author has also ventured to make some emendations of and address, " Butler, 73, Prince's Street, Edinburgh," are printa different character, which, without being such apparent devia- ed in the Label and Bil accompanying each Box of the genuine tions from the original stories as to disturb the reader's old asso- Powders. Sold in Boxes only, at 2s. 9d., or in neat cases for the ciations, will, he thinks, add something to the spirit of the dia- Country, or Exportation, 10s. 6d. each. The cases for Exportalogue, narrative, or description. These consist in occasional tion are lined with Tin, and carefully soldered up, and thus the pruning where the language is redundant, compression where the Powders may be preserved for any length of time, in any climate. style is loose, infusion of vigour where it is languid, the exchange Sold by the Preparer as above mentioned ; also by BUTLER & of less forcible for more appropriate epithets-slight alterations, Co. 1, Cheapside, Corner of St Paul's, London; and the principal in short, like the last touches of an artist, which contribute to Druggists, and others, in every Town of the United Kingdom.

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ADVERTISEMENTS,

The General Preface to the new Edition, and the Introductory

Notices to each separate work, will contain an account of such Connected with Science, Literature, and the Arts. circumstances attending the first publication of the Novels and

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 On the first of June will be published,

these Novels, and to give some account of the places where the

scenes are laid, when these are altogether, or in part, real; as INSCRIBED BY PERMISSION

well as a statement of particular incidents founded on fact; toTo the King's Most Gracious Majesty, gether with a more copious Glossary, and Notes explanatory of VOLUME FIRST

the ancient customs, and popular superstitions, referred to in the

Romances.
OP A NEW EDITION OP

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.
WITH A GENERAL PREFACE,

PLAN OF THE WORK.
AN INTRODUCTION TO EACH NOVEL,

1. The size to be royal 18mo, printed in the very best manner,

and hot-pressed; each volume to contain about 400 pages, price AND NOTES, HISTORICAL AND ILLUSTRATIVE, BY

5s. done up in cloth. THE AUTHOR.

II. The publication to commence on 1st June next; and to be Embellished with Frontispieces and Vignette Titles, from Desigas continued regularly, on the first day of each month, till the whole Executed expressly for the present Edition, by the

is completed. MOST EMINENT ARTISTS.

III. Each volume to have a Frontispiece and Vignette titlepage, both containing subjects illustrative of the Novel to which

they are attached. NOTICE BY THE PUBLISHERS.

IV. The Work will be completed in FORTY VOLUMES, comThere are few circumstances in the history of letters more re- mencing with WAVERLEY, and closing with WOODSTOCK. The markable than the rise and progress of the WAVERLEY No

Author's additions will form about two of these Forty Volumes. VELS. Unlike most other productions of genius, they had

*** The Edition is so far advanced at press, that regularity of no infancy to struggle with, but reached at once the highest publication may be depended on ; and, to such subscribers as may

wish to have some of the Novels complete on the appearance point of public favour,-a station which they have ever since inaintained with undiminished popularity,

of the first volume of each respectively, the Publishers have to The circulation of these works having been hitherto confined, state, that the whole of WAVERLEY may be had on the first of in a great degree, to the wealthier ranks of society, the Proprie | June, in 2 vols. for 10s. tors have resolved to place them within the reach of readers of Printed for CADELL & Co. 41, St Andrew Square, Edinall classes, by republishing them in a less costly, but at the same burgh; and to be had of every Bookseller throughout the time more elegant shape, and with the additional advantage of a Kingdom. periodical issue. The Publishers have therefore the honour of announcing the

This day is published,

In Royal 8vo, price 3s. speedy commencement of a New Edition, to be published in MONTHLY VOLUMES.

To be continued Monthly. No. I. of the In this undertaking they have had the cheerful co-operation of THE SCOTS LAW CHRONICLE, or JOURthe Author himself, who has not only revised every one of the NAL of JURISPRUDENCE and LEGISLATION. Novels, but has added Explanatory Notes, and a new Introduc

Conducted by Professional Gentlemen. tion to each of them,

CONTENTS.-Art. I. Law and Adıninistration of Justice in The nature and extent of these corrections and additions will Scotland-II. Scots Bankrupt Law-III. Entails-IV. LETTER to be best understood by giving entire, from Volume First, The Mr Peel regarding the Salaries and Sittings of the Scots Judges AUTHOR'S ADVERTISEMENT.

-Divisions of the Court of Session-Acts of Sederunt-and Taxes It has been the occasional occupation of the Author of Waver

on Administration of Justice-V. Stamp Laws-VI, On Tithesley, for several years past, to revise and correct the voluminous VII. Sketches of Scots Members of the Legislature. No, I. Ro. series of Novels which pass under that name; in order that, if bert C. Ferguson, Esq. of Orroland, M.P. for the Stewartry of they should ever appear as his avowed productions, he might ren

Kircudbright-Vill. Sheriff Courts of Scotland-IX. Courts of der them in some degree deserving of a continuance of the pub- Royal Burghs and Burghs of Regality-X. LEGISLATION AFFECTlic favour with which they have been honoured ever siuce their ING SCOTLAND :-Copies of Entail and Seisin's Registration Bills first appearance. For a long period, however, it seemed likely -Notices of Bills-(1.) For better recovery of SMALL Debts in that the improved and illustrated edition which he meditated

Sheriff Courts-(2.) To extend the provisions of oth George IV. would be a posthumous publication. But the course of events,

chap. 126, to malicious attempts to suffocate or strangle persons which occasioned the disclosure of the Author's name, having, in

in Scotland-(3.) To amend the Laws relating to Jails, and Alia great measure, restored to him a sort of parental control over menting Prisoners in Scotland (4.) For the better regulation of these Works, he is naturally induced to give them to the press in

Parochial Registers in Scotland-And other Legislative Measures a corrected, and, he hopes, an improved form, while life and in progress in the House of Commons and Lords - Acts of Sede. health permit the task of revising and illustrating them. Such

runt as to Extracts of Decreets-XI. Legal Appointments-XII. being his purpose, it is necessary to say a few words on the plan

LAW REPORTS ; Digest of English Cases - Reports of Scots Cases of the proposed Edition.

in Inferior and Superior Courts--Inner House Rolls---Appeals to In stating it to be revised and corrected, it is not to be inferred the House of Lords And Insolvent and Sequestration Lists. that any atteinpt is made to alter the tenor of the stories, the cha. Published by A. FYFE (for himself and the other Proprietors) racter of the actors, or the spirit of the dialogue. There is no Law Chronicle office, 297, High Street, Edinburgh; and sold by doubt ample room for emendation in all these points, - but where

all Booksellers, the tree falls it must lie. Any attempt to obviate criticism, how. ** The Country Trade supplied by STIRLING & KENNEY, ever just, by altering a work already in the hands of the public,

Booksellers, Edinburgh. is generally unsuccessful. In the most improbable fiction, the

No, II, will be published on 1st June, reader still desires some air of vraisemblance, and does not relish that the incidents of a tale familiar to him should be altered to

BUTLER'S POWDERS, suit the taste of critics, or the caprice of the author himself. This

For producing an Effervescing process of feeling is so natural, that it may be observed even in children, who cannot endure that a nursery story should be re

COOLING APERIENT DRAUGHT. peated to them differently from the manner in which it was first THESE Powders are now very generally known told.

(and as generally approved,) for producing an extremely reBut without altering, in the slightest degree, either the story, freshing and pleasant effervescing Drink, and at the same time a or the mode of telling it, the Author has taken this opportunity safe, mild, and Cooling Aperient, peculiarly adapted to relieve to correct errors of the press and slips of the pen. That such Indigestion, Heartburn, and Nausea, and counteract Acidity in should exist cannot be wondered at, when it is considered that the Stomach. If frequently taken, it will generally obviate the the Publishers found it their interest to hurry through the press necessity of having recourse to Calomel, Epsom Salta, and other a succession of the early editions of the various Novels, and that strong and nauseous inedicines, which ofien debilitate the system the Author had not the usual opportunity of revision. It is without producing the desired effects; and when taken after too hoped that the present edition will be found free from errors of free an indalgence in the luxuries of the Table, particularly after that accidental kind.

too much wine, the usual disagreeable effects will be prevented. The Author has also ventured to make some emendations of *** There being numerous inferior imitations of these Pow. a different character, which, without being such apparent devia- ders vended, it is necessary to observe, that the Preparer's name tions from the original stories as to disturb the reader's old asso- and address, “ Butler, 73, Prince's Street, Edinburgh," are print. ciations, will, he thinks, add something to the spirit of the dia. ed in the Label and Bill accompanying each Box of the genuine logue, narrative, or description. These consist in occasional Powders. Sold in Boxes only, at 28. 9d., or in neat cases for the pruning where the language is redundant, compression where the Country, or Exportation, 10s. 6d. each. The cases for Exportastyle is loose, infusion of vigour where it is languid, the exchange tion are lined with Tin, and carefully soldered up, and thus the of less forcible for more appropriate epithets-slight alterations, Powders may be preserved for any length of time, in any climate. in short, like the last touches of an artist, which contribute to Sold by the Preparer as above mentioned ; also by BUTLER & heighten and finish the picture, though an inexperienced eye can Co. 4, Cheapside, Corner of St Paul's, London ; and the principal hardly detect in what they consist.

Druggists, and others, in every Town of the United Kingdom.

In 8vo, price 125.

This day is published,
The Second Volume of

Beautifully printed by Ballantyne, price 7s. 6d. extra boards, THE HISTORY of SCOTLAND.

TWELVE
By P. F. TYTLER, Esq., F.R.S.E. F.S.A., &c.

DRAMATIC SKETCHES,
This Volume brings down the History to the Accession of the
House of Stuart, and contains an Enquiry into the Condition of

FOUNDED ON THE the People in those early times.

PASTORAL POETRY OF SCOTLAND. Volume III. will be ready in November, To be completed in six volumes.

BY W. M. HETHERINGTON, A.M. Printed for WILLIAM TAIT, Edinburgh; and LONGMAN &

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whole illustrated by copious Explanatory Notes. « The author's abilities are principally directed to the philoso- kind for Education that ever issued from the Press; and the iro

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SMITH'S HISTORIES of GREECE and ROME, on the same THE QUARTERLY REVIEW, No. 78.

plan as the History of England, with Portraits, Maps, &c. London, Joux MURRAY; Edinburgh, OLIVER & BOYD.

CUVIER'S NATURAL HISTORY.
This day is published,

This day is published, price 4s. in demy Svo, aod 6s. in royal Sro,
In two vols. 12mo, 10s. bds.,

embellished with Eight superior Engravings by Landscer and VALLERY, or The CITADEL of the LAKE; other eminent engravers, A Poem.

No. I.
By CHARLES DOYNE SILLERY.

To be continued Monthly, " Fierce wars and faithful loves shall moralise my lay." THE ANIMAL KINGDOM, described and ar

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RON CUVIER. Translated, with large additional Descriptions all writers, and the chief object of all readers."

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of Birds about 27 Numbers, the Fishes and Insects each about 24 Published by OLIVER and BOYD, Edinburgh ; SIMPKIN and Numbers. MARSHALL, London.

It will be so arrar.ged, for the convenience of those who may

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nology of the Science. 1. THE MORNING and EVENING SACRI- The engraved illustrations of this work are in a superior style

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among the rest, many are by Mr Landseer. Most of them are

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ADVERTISEMENTS,

process of feeling is so natural, that it may be observed even in

children, who cannot endure that a nursery story should be reConnected with Science, Literature, and the Arts. peated to them differently from the manner in which it was first

told. THEATRE-ROYAL.

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

or the mode of telling it, the Author has taken this opportunity MR MURRAY'S BENEFIT, on which occa- to correct errors of the press and slips of the pen. That such casion Mr T. P. COOKE has most kindly volunteered his

should exist cannot be wondered at, when it is considered that valuable assistance.

the Publishers found it their interest to hurry through the press On TUESDAY, May 12,

a succession of the early editions of the various Novels, and that THE RED ROVER.

the Author had not the usual opportunity of revision. It is

hoped that the present edition will be found free from errors of The Red Rover, Mr Pritchard.

that accidental kind. Fid, a Scaman, Mr T. P. Cooke.

The Author has also ventured to make some emendations of Guinea, Mr Murray.

a different character, which, without being such apparent deviaMadame De Lacey, Mrs Eyre-Gertrude, Miss Mason. tions from the original stories as to disturb the reader's old assoAfter which,

ciations, will, he thinks, add something to the spirit of the diaNELSON.

logue, narrative, or description. These consist in occasional The Admiral, Mr Pritchard.

pruning where the language is redundant, compression where the Lieutenant Nisbet, Mr Thorne.

style is loose, infusion of vigour where it is languid, the exchange John Sykes, the Cockswain, Mr T. P. Cooke,

of less forcible for more appropriate epithets-slight alterations,

in short, like the last touches of an artist, which contribute to In which character he will introduce the Naval song of

heighten and finish the picture, though an inexperienced eye can • Bound Prentice to a Waterman." Moses, Mr Mackay-Sammy Suckling, Mr Murray.

hardly detect in what they consist. Rachel, Mrs T. Hill-Molly Moonshine, Miss Tunstall.

The General Preface to the new Edition, and the Introductory

Notices to cach separate work, will contain an account of such Tickets and Places for the boxes to be had of Mr Kennedy, at circumstances attending the first publication of the Novels and

Tales, as may appear interesting in themselves, or proper to be the Box-Office, at the usul hours.

communicated to the public. The Author also proposes to pub

lish, on this occasion, the various legends, family traditions, or WAVERLEY NOVELS.

obscure historical sacts, which have formed the ground work of On the first of June will be published,

these Novels, and to give some account of the places where the

scenes are laid, when these are altogether, or in part, real; as IXSCRIBED BY PERMISSION

well as a statement of particular incidents founded on fact ; toTo the King's flost Gracious Majesty, gether with a more copious Glossary, and Notes explanatory of VOLUME FIRST

the ancient customs, and popular superstitions, referred to in the

Romances.
OP A NEW EDITION OF

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

ABBOTSFORD, January 1829.
WITH A GENERAL PREFACE,
AN INTRODUCTION TO EACH NOVEL,

PLAN OF THE WORK.

1. The size to be royal 18mo, printed in the very best manner, AND NOTES, HISTORICAL AND ILLUSTRATIVE, BY THE AUTHOR.

and hot-pressed ; each volume to contain about 400 pages, price

55. done up in cloth. Embellished with Frontispieces and Vignette Titles, from Designs II. The publication to commence on 1st June next; and to be Executed expressly for the present Edition, by the continued regularly, on the first day of each month, till the whole MOST EMINENT ARTISTS.

is completed.

111. Each volume to have a Frontispiece and Vignette titleNOTICE BY THE PUBLISHERS.

page, both containing subjects illustrative of the Novel to which

they are attached. There are few circumstances in the history of letters more re. IV. The Work will be completed in Forty VOLUMES, commarkable than the rise and progress of the WAVERLEY No- mencing with WAVERLEY, and closing with Woodstock. The VELS.

Unlike most other productions of genius, they had Author's additions will form about two of thesc Forty Volumes. no infancy to struggle with, but reached at once the highest *** The Edition is so far advanced at press, that regularity of point of public favour,-a station which they have ever since publication may be depended ou; and, to such subscribers as may maintained with undiminished popularity.

wish to have some of the Novels complete on the appearance The circulation of these works having been hitherto confined, of the first volume of each respectively, the Publishers have to in a great degree, to the wealthier ranks of society, the Proprie state, that the whole of WAVERLEY may be had on the first of tors have resolved to place them within the reach of readers of June, in 2 vols. for 10s. all classes, by republishing them in a less costly, but at the same

Printed for CADELL & Co. 41, St Andrew Square, Edin time more elegant shape, and with the additional advantage of a burgh; and to be had of every Bookseller throughout the periodical issue.

Kingdom.
The Publishers have therefore the honour of announcing the
speedy commencement of a New Edition, to be published in

THE MORNING JOURNAL,
MONTHLY VOLUMES.
In this undertaking they have had the cheerful co-operation of

(LATE THE NEW TIMES.) Novels, but has added Explanatory Notes, and a new Introduce THIS JOURNAL, which has been established tion to each of them,

upwards of fifteen years, is conducted in an able and spiritThe nature and extent of these corrections and additions will ed manner, on principles of sound policy and unshrinking indebe best understood by giving entire, from Volume First, The pendence. AUTHOR'S ADVERTISEMENT.

It is the leading Protestant Journal; and the service it has It has been the occasional occupation of the Author of Waver

rendered the cause is universally acknowledged. On all questions ley, for several years past, to revise and correct the voluminous affecting the Agriculture, Shipping, Commerce, and Manufac. series of Novels which pass under that name; in order that, if

tures of the country, the opinions maintained in the MORNING

Journal are canvassed with the deepest interest, and make a they should ever appear as his avowed productions, he might ren. der them in some segree deserving of a continuance of the pub. condition of the nation.

considerable impression on those who feel for the embarrassed

The columns of the MORNING JOURlic favour with which they have been honoured ever since their first appearance. For a long period, however, it seemed likely

NAL present the best vehicle for Advertisements, as its cireulathat the improved and illustrated edition which he meditated

tion is extensive, highly respectable, and rapidly increasing. would be a posthumous publication. But the course of events,

Printed and published by John Fisher, at the Office, 151, which occasioned the disclosure of the Author's name, having, in

Strand, London, where Advertisements and Communications are

received. a great measure, restored to him a sort of parental control over these Works, he is naturally induced to give them to the press in

THE EDINBURGH LITERARY GAZETTE. a corrected, and, he hopes, an improved form, while life and health permit the task of revising and illustrating them. Such THE Public are respectfully informed, that the being his purpose, it is necessary to say a few words on the plan FIRST NUMBER of this Work will appear on Saturday of the proposed Edition.

Morning, the 16th May. In stating it to be revised and corrected, it is not to be inferred To be published at No. 10, Prince's Street, (the premises occuthat any atiempt is made to alter the tenor of the stories, the cha- pied by the late Mr Constable,) where Orders and Advertisements racter of the actors, or the spirit of the dialogue. There is no will be received. Agents for the Work having now been appointdoubt ample room for emendation in all these points,--but where ed, the unstamped Edition of THE GAZETTE will be found on the tree falis it must lie. Any attempt to obviate criticism, how. Sale on the day of publication, at the Shops of all the principal ever just, by altering a work already in the hands of the public, Booksellers in the country. is generally unsuccessful. In the most improbable fiction, the N. B.-Orders received also by all respectable Booksellers and reader still desires some air of vraisemblance, and does not relish Newsmen in the United Kingdom. that the incidents of a tale familiar to him should be altered to Edinburgh, No. 10, Prince's Street, suit the taste of critics, or the caprice of the author himself. This

21th April, 1829.

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