London: J. Payne, Bookseller, at Pope's-Head in Pater - noster - row. 1754. 1st Printing. Bifolium, 4 pages. 8-1/2" x 5-1/4". Printed self-wrappers, now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Paper manufacturing irregularities at top & fore-edges. 3 stab-holes to left. Very Good. Item #47288
A rare prospectus announcing the advent of Payne's thrice weekly publication, "published Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, in every Week; the First Number of which will be GIVEN GRATIS, on Saturday, March 2d..." The paper would cease publication in 1758.