Alexander Whitelaw (editor)
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Alexander Whitelaw Editor
Alexander Whitelaw (1803-1846)  was a Scottish editor and writer.
Whitelaw was born in
Glasgow, and became an assistant to  Robert Watt in the compilation of Bibliotheca Britannica. He later was a journalist and poet. Hired by the publishers  Blackie, he edited illustrated books; he also edited the  , which appeared from 1834 to 1842. Popular Encyclopedia or Conversations Lexicon
The Casquet of Literary Gems (1828) 
The Republic of Letters (1833) 
Works of Robert Burns, 2 vols., 1843-4 
The Book of Scottish Song (1844)  The Book of Scottish Ballads (1845) 
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Daniele Besomi (1 March 2013). . Routledge. p. 14. Crises and Cycles in Economic Dictionaries and Encyclopaedias ISBN . 978-1-136-72290-5
Alexander Whitelaw (1828). . Blackie, Fullarton & Company. The Casquet of Literary Gems
Alexander Whitelaw, ed. (1833). . The Republic of Letters
Stephen, Leslie, ed. (1886). . . Dictionary of National Biography 7. London: Smith, Elder & Co.
Alexander Whitelaw, ed. (1844). . The Book of Scottish Song, Collected and Illustrated with Historical and Critical Notices
Alexander Whitelaw (1845). . The Book of Scottish Ballads; Collected and Illustrated with Historical and Critical Notices