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The Fifth Number is HAMLET, beautifully embellished.
To the PUBLIC. This work is intended to supercede the necessity for any other Edition whatever, as it will be calculated to gratify every class of Readers. The Publisher intends that it shall not only be the most perfect and beautiful Work that Britain ever produced, but also, the cheapest; he humbly hopes for public Patronage, in proportion to the merits of the undertaking, and he respectfully solicits particular attention to the following circumstances.
The Plan is to print each Play, fingly, and entire, from the last revisions of Dr. SAMUEL JOHNSON, and GEORGE STEEVENS, Esq. &c. with their Characters of the Play, and the Origin of the Fable, as an introductory Preface to each Play.
The Plays to be printed by Meff. Frys and COUCHMAN, on two forts of paper; the best of which will be superfine writing-post quality, on a new Bourgeois Letter, cast and delicately dressed on purpose. Embellishments for this sort will consist of a characteristic Print, representing a spiri!ed likeness of some favourite Performer, besides an original Vignette Scene Print, designed and engraved by the most eminent Artists in London and Paris. The Plays thus embellished and executed, will be sold at one stilling and fixpence tach.