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James Ballantyne

Ballantyne, James (bălˈəntĪn) [key], 1772–1833, Scottish editor and publisher. Ballantyne and his brother John set up a publishing business in Edinburgh with the aid of Sir Walter Scott. The firm published Scott's works, beginning in 1802 with Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border.

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