John Ballantyne

(1774—1821) publisher and literary agent

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brother of James Ballantyne, became in 1809 manager of the publishing firm started by himself and Sir W. Scott. Scott named him ‘Rigdumfunnidos’, after a genial character in Carey's Chrononhotonthologos.

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