Ballantyne, James

Ballantyne, James

(băl`əntīn), 1772–1833, Scottish editor and publisher. Ballantyne and his brother John set up a publishing business in Edinburgh with the aid of Sir Walter ScottScott, Sir Walter,
1771–1832, Scottish novelist and poet, b. Edinburgh. He is considered the father of both the regional and the historical novel. Early Life and Works

After an apprenticeship in his father's law office Scott was admitted (1792) to the bar.
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. The firm published Scott's works, beginning in 1802 with Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border.
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