Constable and Ballantyne


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Wealth and Poverty Sir Walter Scott
SWS was bankrupted when the collapse of the publishing house Hurst, Robinson, and Co. in turn brought down Constable and Ballantyne , in which he was a partner.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.


Mid 1820s
Harsh economic conditions caused two-thirds of established British publishing firms to crash: authors were ruined, like Sir Walter Scott , by the bankruptcy of Constable and Ballantyne in Edinburgh.