James Ballantyne

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James Ballantyne

James Ballantyne (1772–1833) was an editor and publisher who worked for his friend Sir Walter Scott. His brother John Ballantyne (1774–1821) was also with the publishing firm, which is noted for the publication of the Novelist's Library (1820), and many works edited or written by Scott.

Scott nicknamed both brothers after characters in Henry Carey's burlesque Chrononhotonthologos[1]. James was called Aldiborontiphoscophoria.

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