National Dramas: The First Number of a Series of Dramas, published November 1822
An advertisement in the Glasgow Herald, on Friday the 8th of November 1822, informed readers that, on that day, the First Number of a Series of Dramas, from the Novels and Tales of the author of Waverley, containing Rob Roy, embellished with an elegantly engraved full length portrait of Mr. McKay as Bailie Nicol Jarvie correctly printed as performed at the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh.
The Glasgow bookseller, William Turnbull also had for sale The Heart of Mid-Lothian, selling at one shilling, with a full length portrait of Mr. Jones as the Duke of Argyle. This formed the second number of a Series of Dramas, from the Novels etc., of the author of Waverley.
The works were printed for James L. Huie, 14, Infirmary Street, Ednburgh.
See Dramas from the Novels, Tales, and Romances of the Author of “Waverley”, volume one, 1823. This volume includes: Rob Roy; Heart of Mid-Lothian; Kenilworth; Antiquary; and Fortunes of Nigel.