OUR Readers are now presented with the FIRST NUMBER of a New IMPROVED SERIES OF
LA BELLE ASSEMBLEE, which, the Proprietor trusts, will salisfy the expectations he has raised,
and the promises which he has made -An Additional Sixteen Pages of Letter Press, including the
Miscellaneous Varieties and Intelligence of the past Month, are given in this Vumber, and will be
continued in every succeeding Number.
The BOTANY, it is hoped, will be sufficiently recommended by the high and scientific charucter of
the Author, DR. THORNTON.- The Music has the special pledge of Mr Hook, the Composer, for
its ercellence. - The Literary part, it is trusted, is of a much higher character and stamp, than is usually
found in the fleeting publications of the day; and the Ornamental portion of the Work may reasonably
be expected to give ample satisfaction.
THE SKETCH OF THE INTERIOR OF COVENT-GARDEN THEATRE
is giren this Month, instead of the SECOND PLATE of Fashions; but, in the future Numbers, Tue
Plates of Costume will constantly be included.
The New Subscribers will find some Continuations of Original Stories (from the former Numbers of
LA BELLE ASSEMBLEE) in the present Series; but in order that they may not hare any frag.
ments and broken narratives, all the Prior Part of such communications, (which are Continued in the
gresent Series) will be Printed for them, and presented GRATUITOUSLY in the first Ilalf. Yearly
Such of our Subscri' ers as hare not completed their Sets, are requested to make early application for
ah ODD NUMBERS which they may want; for as the First Series will never be Re-printed, if they are
late in their application, they will incur the risk of broken Sets.-A few complete Sets of LA BELLE
ASSEMBLEE, from the commencement, (forming Seren Elegant Volumes) may be kad of the Pre-