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IV. The Work will be completed in FORTY VOLUMES, comConnected with Science, Literature, and the Arts. | Author's additions will form about two of these Forty Volumes.

mencing with WAVERLEY, and closing with WOODSTOCK. The

** The Edition is so far advanced at press, that regularity of WAVERLEY NOVELS.

publication may be depended on; and, to such subscribers as may On the first of June will be published,

wish to have some of the Novels complete on the appearance INSCRIBED BY PERMISSION

of the first volume of each respectively, the Publishers have to

state, that the whole of WAVERLEY may be had on the first of To the King's Most Gracious Majesty,

June, in 2 vols. for 10s.
VOLUME FIRST

Printed for CADELL & Co. 41, St Andrew Square, Edin-
OP A NEW BDITION OF

burgh; and to be had of every Bookseller throughout the THE WAVERLEY NOVELS; Kingdom.

SCOTTISH ACADEMY
TO BE CONTINUED IN MONTHLY VOLUMES, REVISED AND
CORRECTED,

OF PAINTING, SCULPTURE, AND
WITH A GENERAL PREFACE,

ARCHITECTURE.
AN INTRODUCTION TO EACH NOVEL,
AND NOTES, HISTORICAL AND ILLUSTRATIVE, BY THE ANNUAL EXHIBITION of the
THE AUTHOR.

ACADEMY is now open at their Rooms, 24, WATERLOO Embellished with Frontispieces and Vignette Titles, from Designs Place. By order of the Council

. Exeeuted expressly for the present Edition, by the

WM. NICHOLSON, Secretary. MOST EMINENT ARTISTS.

Open from nine till dusk. Admittance, One Shilling; Season AUTHOR'S ADVERTISEMENT.

Tickets, Fire Shillings. It has been the occasional occupation of the Author of Waver- The FIRST REPORT of the ACADEMY to be had at the ley, for several years past, to revise and correct the voluminous Rooms, and of DANIEL LIZARS, 5, St David Street. series of Novels which pass under that name; in order that, if they should ever appear as his avowed productions, he might ren

ABERDEEN OBSERVER. a first appearance. For a long period, however, it seemed likely and neighbourhood, but as many of those who are to be readers lic favour with which they have been honoured ever since their A PROSPECTUS of the ABERDEEN OB

SERVER was lately printed and circulated in this City that the improved and illustrated edition which he meditated 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

decm it necessary here to repeat the substance of its contents. a great measure, 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 temperate 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.

the proceedings 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 Scot. is 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

THE 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 protold.

minent part in advocating the various views which are usually 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 Intelli. the Publishers tound 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.

laddington, 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 litele 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 ihe 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 Notes explanatory of dium for giving publicity to ADVERTISEMENTS. the ancient customs, and popular superstitions, referred to in the Romances.

The “ OBSERVER" will be published every 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 new 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 “ OBSRRVER" 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, 12s. when sent to the

Country. 5s. 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 Joux continued regularly, on the first day of each month, till the whole Davidson and Co. 68, Broad Street is completed.

*f* The whole of the Printing materials being new, and the III. Each volume to have a Frontispiece and Vignette title- Presses of the best descriplion presently in use, orders in the page, both containing subjects illustrative of the Novel to which Printing Line will be executed with taste, accuracy, and dispatch. they are attached

Aberdeen, 27th March, 1829.

owner.

THE

CONSTABLE'S MISCELLANY.

MR FORD'S COLLECTION OF BOOKS,
Vol. XXXIX.

PRINTS, PICTURES, &c.
This day is published, price 3s. 6d. extra boards, being
HISTORY

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

Literary Journal, there occurred two important TypograОР

phical errors, in the names of two of the Artists, which, as they
SCULPTURE, PAINTING, rendered them unintelligible, we now correcta
AND

For Myters, read Mytens.
ARCHITECTURE.

Dobran, Dobson.
By J. S. MEMES, LL.D.

And we are requested also to make the following additions to his

former Advertisement:-The other Portraits not named, are, a This volume has been considerably delayed from the recent

fine Portrait of Dobson, painted by Himself; Queen Elizabeth, severe illness of the Author. Edinburgh: CONSTABLE & Co.; and Hurst, CHANCE, &.Co., Isaac Newton, by Mrs Beale.

when young, by Zuccaro; Ben Jonson, by Jansen; and Str London.

Among the Books are some curious and early copies of the BiThis day is published, in 3 vols. post 8vo, price 245

BLE, both MS. and printed; of the former, one is written in 1367,

and the other, (a kind of Scholastic Hist. of the Bible,) is by Peter RÉAY MORDEN; A NOVEL.

Comestor, who died in 1198.-v. N. Dict. Historique." of the lat. “ Dic mihi quid melius desidiosus agam ?"

ter, there is an early Lat. version, (St Jerom's,) printed in 1512, MARTIAL.

which has belonged to the Abbey of Melross-"Melrossensis LbPublished by G. A. Doualas, 19, Castle Street; SIMPKIN and ber, 1513,” and appears to have been the property of a person of MARSHALL, London; and John CUMMING, Dublin.

the name of “ Arch. Stewart."

of Mr Ford's collection of PRINTS, which forms the most cu. This day is published,

rious and most extensive part of his Collection, (here,) he may In one thick vol. price is. 6d.

add, that it is rich in the early Masters of the various Schools of THE PRACTICE OF COOKERY. Actand comprises in the italian School, fine examples of the

works of Mantegna, Francia, By Mrs DALGAIRNS.

&c.; is particularly rich in the works of Marc Antonio and his This volume contains a complete System of Practical Scholars, v. M. da Ravenna, Ag. Veneziano, Julio Bonasone, ER. Cookery, expressly adapted to the business of every day life. The Vico, the Ghisi, &c.; also the Caracci, Lanfranco,

Badalocchio, arrangements, and the composition throughout, are such as to Guido and Scholars. The German School contains numerous and make references easy-and the directions perfectly intelligible to fine specimens of the Engravings of J. v. Mechenen, M. Schoen, Van all. Printed for CADELL and Co. 41, St Andrew Square, Edin- Little Masters, (as they are usually called,) the Wierires, and par

Gompel, the Master of the Gothic S. of 1470, Albert Durer, the burgh.

ticularly, a fine and complete set of the extraordinary Engravings By whom were lately published,

by Count GOUDT, Hollar, &c. The Dutch and Flemish Schools TALES of a GRANDFATHER. SECOND SERIES. will be found to be equally choice, and to contain many of the By Sir WALTER SCOTT, Bart. 3 vols. 18mo, 10s, 6d. works of Lucas van Leyden, Breughel, Bos, Floris, Goltzius, TALES of a GRANDFATHER. FIRST SERIES. Rubens, Vandyck, Rembrandt, the Vischers, Teniet's, Ostade,

Dusart, Bega, &c.; and in the department of Landscape and A New Edition, 3 vols. 10s. 6d. And who will publish very shortly,

Cattle are many of the recherché and estimable productions of a ANNE of GEIERSTEIN. By the AUTHOR of long list of great names in Art, ns-Potter, Berchem, P. de Laer,

Du Jardin, Jean van Acken, Ruysdad, Waterloo, Naiwinck, and WAVERLEY. 3 vols.

many others, tou numerous to mention ; but he must not omit TRAVELS in NORTH AMERICA. By Captain the celebrated names of Claude and Poussin, in Landscape. and BASIL HALL, R.N. 3 vols.

Perelle's fine work, the Life of Christ, in 60 Etchings, with cu.

rious variations, from the collection of Sir Jos. Reynolds. HENRY'S BIBLE, COMPLETE.

His collection of English PORTRAITS, though mentioned last,

is not the least important, and worthy of attention by the Col. This day is published,

lector; containing some singularly five and rare specimens by In three handsome volumes, Imperial 810, price £3, 158

Payne, the Passes, Marshall, Delaram, White, Fail horne, Hola in cloth;

lar, Vertue, &c.; and his works of Modern Art, though very AN EXPOSITION of the OLD and NEW Smally are, at the same time, very select; containing many choice TESTAMENT.

Proofs by
By MATTHEW HENRY, V. D. M.

Etchings by Ladies of distinguished rank, as well as taste the

late Duchess of Devonshire, Ladies Dashwood, Greville, Crewe, To which is prefixed,

Bates, White, Foster, &c. The MEMOIRS of the LIFE, CHARACTER, * The Collection will remain upon View and Sale only duand WRITINGS of the AUTHOR. By J. B. WILLIAMS, Esq. ring the present month, at Mrs Scott's Lodgings, No 10, George F.S.A.

Street, and may be seen any time during the day from 10 till 1. In presenting this edition of the celebrated and invaluable Commentary of Matthew Henry to the Public, the Publisher has the

BUTLER'S POWDERS, satisfaction to state, that it will be found to be not only the most correct edition ever published, but also the most beautiful speci

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Edinburgh: Published for the Proprietors, every Saturday Morn-
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ing, by CONSTABLE & CO. WATERLOO PLACE THE LIFE of JOHN WYCLIFFE. Sold also by ROBERTSON & ATKINSON, GlasgowCUBRE; By THOMAS MURRAY, F.A.S. Scot.

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ADVERTISEMENTS,

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, or 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

abscure 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; toVOLUME FIRST

gether with a more copious Glossary, and Noles explanatory of 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, REVISED 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 namned, 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. STEPHANOPF.; H. CORNOTICE BY THE PUBLISHERS.

BOULD; WILLIAM KIDD; J. STANFIELD; Jonx 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 ; do infancy to struggle with, but reached at once the highest ROBERT GRAVES ; J. C. EDWARDS; W. J. Cookx; 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 all 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 tme 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

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

page, 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, comtion to each of them. The 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 the 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, Edinracter of the actors, or the spirit of the dialogue. There is no 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 children, who cannot endure that a nursery story should be re- (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 toki.

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 of 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 wondered at, when it is considered that strong and nauscous medicines, which often debilitate the system the Publishers found it their interext 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 indatgence 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 effects 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 Bill 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 ciatior

will, he thinks, add something to the spirit of the dia- Country, or Exportation, 103. 6d. cach. 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. 4, 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 INSCRIBED BY PERMISSION

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

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 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 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 Designs 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 point of public favour,--a station which they have ever since

wish to have some of the Novels complete on the appearance 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 WAVERLBY 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 burgh; and to be had of every Bookseller throughout the

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Kingdom. periodical issue. The Publishers have therefore the honour of announcing the

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In Royal 8vo, price 3s, speedy commencement of a New EDITION, to be published in

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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 Administration 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. T. 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-VIII. 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 since their

ING SCOTLAND :-Copies of Entail and Seisin's Registration Bills first appearance. For a long period, however, it seemed likely Sheriff

Courts-(2.) To extend the provisions of oth George IV.

-Notices of Bills-(1.) For better recovery of SMALL Debts in that the improved and illustrated edition which he meditated 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 Sedehealth 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.

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

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