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No. 5, CATHERINE STREET, STRAND,
CAWTHORN's MINOR BRITISH THEATRE,
Consisting of a COLLECTION of the most Esteemed
FARCES AND OPERAS Now performing on the English Stage, complete in 30 Numbers, making Sir Volumes, 18mo.
Each Number is printed correctly from the Promp-Books, with Introductory Prefaces and Memoirs, on a Superfine Vellum Paper, and ornamented with a striking Resemblance of some principal Performer, actually Drawn from the Life by De Wilde, and Engraved in a superior Style by SCHIAVONETTI, Cardon, Cooper, &c. price One Shilling.
A common Edition is printed in a clear and perspicuous Manner, price Sixpence. --Also a beautiful Cabinet Edition, in 8vo. price Two Shillings and Sixpence each Number.
The Drawings designed for the Work, and Specimens of the Engravings and Printing, may be seen at CawTHORN's, No. 5, Catherine Street, Strand. No. 1. High Life below Stairs.-Mr. R. || No. 17. Who's the Dupe?–Mr. Quick, as Palmer, as My Lord Duke.
Doiley. No. 2. Three Weeks after Marriage.- No. 18. The Sultan.-Mrs. Glover, as Mr. Dowton, as Drugget.
Roxalana. No. 3. Tom Thumb.- Miss Tyrer, as
No. 19. The Mock Doctor.--Mr.Matthews, Dollallolla.
as Gregory. No. 4. The Guardian.—Mr. Murray, as
No. 20. Catherine and Petruchio.-Mrs. C. Heartly.
Kemble, as Catherine. No.
- Mrs. 5. The Quaker.—Mr. Taylor, as Lu- | No. 21. Richard Cæur de Lion. bin.
Mountain, as Matilda. No. 6. The Apprentice.—Mr. Bannister, No. 22. The Waterman.--Mr. Dignum, as as Dick.
Tom Tug No. 7. The Deserter.- Mr. Simmons, as
No. 23. Selima and Azor.—Mrs. Atkins, Sinkin.
as Selima. No. 8. Bon Ton.-Mr.Farley,as Jessamy. No. 24. Love a la Mode.—Mr. Cooke, as No. 9. Rosina.-Mrs. Martyr, as Phæbe.
Sir A. Macsarcasm. No. 10. The Citizen. – Miss Duncan, as
No. 25. Honest Thieves.--Mr. Simmons, as Maria.
Abel. No. 11. All the World's a Stage.—Mr. No. 26. Miss in her Teens.-Master Betty, Liston, as Diggery.
as Captain Flash. No. 12. Two Strings to your Bow.-Mr. No. 27. The Intriguing Chambermaid. Cherry, as Lazarillo.
Mrs. Mattocks, as Lettice. No. 13. The Padlock. Mr. Hill, as Le- No. 28. The Critic.—Mr. Bannister, as ander.
Don Whiskerandos. No. 14. Fortune's Frolic.-Mr. Fawcett, No. 29. The Shipwreck. --Mrs. Bland, as as Robin Roughhead.
Sally. No. 15. The Lying Valet.--Mr. Collins, as
No. 30. The Anatomist. Mrs. Harlowe. Sharp.
as Lettice. No. 16. The Register Office.-Mr. Rock,
as the Irishman.
FOR PUBLISHING A NEW EDITION OF
Printed from the Text of Johnson and STEEVENS, and illustrated with Portraits of the principal Performers and Commentators, together with VIGNETTE SCENE Prints, engraved in the first Style, after Loutherbourg, 'Burney, Moreau, and other eminent Artists.
FROM the numerous demands for the above work, and its already unprecedented sale, the Proprietors are induced to submit a Nero Edition to the public, trusting as it will, in every respect, vie with the Subscribers copies of the former one, it will still retain that dis. tinguished preference, it has always received, on account of its elegance of execution, as well as its moderate price.
It is proposed to publish the whole in 40 numbers, including the Life by Rowe, with the Prefaces and Observations of Johnson, Steevens, Pope, Theobald, Malone, &c. printed on a superfine wove, hot-pressed paper, and ornamented with two or more Engravings in each, to be delivered to the subscribers every fortnight, price 1s. 6d. each number. A common Edition is also printed, with the Portrait Print only, price 6d.
The following are already published: No. 1. Much Ado about Nothing.–Mrs. | No. 10. King Henry Vth.-Mrs. Siddons, Abington, as Beatrice, engraved
as Princess Catherine. by Lency, a beautiful Scene Print | No. 11. Winter's Tale.-Mr. Edwin, as by Collyer, after Loutherbourg,
Autolicus. and a highly-finished Portrait of | No. 12. King Lear.-Miss Brunton, as Cor. His Royal Highness the Prince of
delia, and a Vignette by Scriven. Wales, engraved by Woodman, No. 13. Comedy of Errors.-Mrs. Inch. after Cosway.
bald, as The Lady Abbess, and a No. 2. Twelfth Night.--- Miss Farren, as
Vignette by Scriven, after Hamil. Olivia, and a Vignette by Scriven.
ton, No. 3. King John-Mr. Holman, as Fau. || No. 14. Timon of Athens.-Mr. Kemble, conbridge, and a Vignette Print
as T'imon, and a Vignette, by engraved by Woodman.
Woodman. No. 4. Measure for Measure.--Mrs. Sid No. 15. The Tempest.-Miss Phillips, as dons, as Isabella, by Scriven, and
Miranda, and a Vignette by Shera Vignette by Scriven.
win. No. 5. Merchant of Venice.--Mr. Mack. || No. 16. Love's Labour's Lost. Mrs. lin, as Shylock, and a Vignette by
Bulkeley, as Princess of Wales, Simonet.
and a Vignette by Woodman. No. 6. Midsummer Night's Dream.-Miss No. 17. Cymbeline.—Mr. Pope, as Post. Farren, as Hermia, and a Vignette
humous, and a Vignette by Bur. by Leney.
ney. No. 7. Othello.-Mr.Henderson, as lago, No. 18. The Merry Wives of Windsor. and a Vignette by Scriven.
Mr. Henderson, as Sir John Fal. No. 8. As You Like It. --Mrs. Abington,
staff, and a Vignette by Loutheras Rosalind, and a Vignette by
No. 19. Julius Cæsar.-Mrs. Ward, as No. 9. Macbeth.--Mrs. Siddons, as Lady
Portia, and a Vignette by RamMacbeth, and a Vignette by Bar