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tical Index, comprehending all the books enumerated in the body of the work, and arranged according to their respective classes of, -Divinity, History, Biography, &c. &c.; the other, a Complete general Index of Persons and Things. N. B. Each volume will contain, at the end, a list of the Printers noticed in it, after the manner of Herbert.

LARGE PAPER COPIES.

6. It is proposed to strike off, on paper of a very superior quality, only sixty copies on IMPERIAL QUARTO, at £6. 6s. the volume. Each of the volumes will contain, exclusively of proof impressions of the 25 engravings common to all the copies, three extra plates, either from rare prints, or from pictures never before engraved. As thirty-five copies, out of the sixty, are already engaged by the Editor's particular friends, those gentlemen who are desirous of having copies, are requested to address a line, post paid, to the Rev. Mr. Dibdin, Kensington.

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TO THE MOST NOBLE

THE MARQUIS OF BUTE,

EARL OF WINDSOR,

&c. &c. &c.

THIS EDITION OF THE

Typographical Antiquities

OF

GREAT BRITAIN,

IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED

BY HIS

OBEDIENT AND HUMBLE SERVANT

THOMAS FROGNALL DIBDIN.

PL. I.

II.

III.

IV.

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VI. S

DIRECTIONS FOR INSERTING THE PLATES.

Ames's Portrait in mezzotint; to face the title page.

Herbert's do. to face page 71*: Memoirs of Herbert.'

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To face the beginning of the Preliminary Disquisition.' p. i.
Portraits of Caxton to face page lxxiii.

Plate V to be inserted immediately before Pl. VI; which latter is to face
page cxxv.

VII. To face page 2: second set of arabic numerals.

VIII. To face page 9: d°.

IX.

To face page 88: do.

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*The asterisk refers to the first set of arabic numerals, which commences immediately after the List of Subscribers: the arabic numerals without an asterisk, refer to those pages which begin immediately after the conclusion of the Life of Caxton.'

The Subscribers will be pleased to pay for their copies [£3. 3s. the small—and £6. 6s. the large paper] at Mr. Miller's, the Publisher, Albemarle Street, on delivery of the same.

It is particularly requested that this volume may not be bound too soon: and that care be taken, when bound, to secure the larger wood-cuts by the insertion of tissue paper.

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