1926(16)
Sartain, John, 1808-1897
Mr. W. E. Burton as Dr. Ollaphod in the comedy of The Poor Gentleman
eng 11x8½ cm
Painted by H. Inman
   
1926(17)
Elllis, George B
Mr. Wood, as Stephan Foster. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1827
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 974, Butler 243
   
1926(18)
Graham, A. W.
Edgar A. Poe
eng 11½x9 cm
from a painting by S. S. Osgood
   
1926(20)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Wm Davidge
eng 8½x8 cm
Sarony, artist
Butler 424
   
1926(21)
Woolnoth, Thomas, b. 1785
Mr. Wallack as Hamlet
eng 19x11 cm
drawing by T. Wageman
Butler 994
   
1926(24)
Welch, T. B.
William E. Burton
eng 5½x4½
Valentine, artist
   
1926(26)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mr. Wymyss, as Rolando. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x8 cm
Lopez & Wemyss edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 2115, Butler 564
   
1926(28)
Bierstadt, E
William Winter
Artoype 14x10 cm
from a pastel by J. Wells Champney, 1898
   
1926(29)
Hall, Henry Bryan, 1808-1884
Joseph N. Ireland. New York, 1869
eng 11½x10 cm
   
1926(33)
Sarnoy, Napolean, 1821-1896
William E. Burton. New York, 1850
lith 18x14 cm
   
1926(34)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Burton’s Theatre, 1844. ca. 1910
eng 9x14½ cm
Butler 383
 
1926(37)
Durand, Asher, Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. Macready as Macbeth. Philadelphia, Thomas T. Ash, 1827
9½x8 cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 595, Butler 205
   
1926(38)
Illman, Thomas, d. ca. 1859
Edmund Simpson. New York, E. M. Murden
eng 9x7½ cm
from a painting by Jarvis; G. Neale, printer
proof
Butler 438
 
1926(41)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
John Brougham. Guttenberg, N. J., S. Hollyer [ca. 1875]
eng 9x9 cm
Butler 404
   
1926(43)
Jackman, William G
W. E. Burton. [ca. 1859]
eng 12½x10 cm
Butler 461
   
1926(45)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Mrs. John Hoey
eng 22½x15 cm
Butler 417
 
1926(47)
Brown, Eliphalet M., 1816-1886
Mrs. Barney Williams, as Jemima Lacarapee
lith 11½x7½ cm
Butler 86
   
1926(48)
Williams (E. G.) & Bro
Henry Placide. New York
eng 10x9 cm
   
1926(50)
Edwin Forrest
eng 8½x7½ cm
   
1926(52)
Hall, Charles Bryan, 1840-1896
W. R. Blake, Comedian. New York, T. W. Lawrence, 1883
eng 11x10½ cm
Butler 325
   
1926(54)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
John Gilbert. [Guttenberg, N. J., S. Hollyer, 1889]
eng 9½x8 cm
Butler 405
 
1926(56)
William E. Burton [in costume]
eng 16x13 cm proof before lettering and border
   
1926(59)
Soper, Richard F., ca. 1810-ca. 1862
Wm. E. Burton
eng 5½x7 cm image
engraved for French’s Standard Drama
 
1926(60)
Wallace, William H
Wallacks old theatre. ca. 1892
eng 11½x17½ cm
Butler 964
   
1926(63)
Charles Melton Walcot, comedian. ca. 1868
eng 10x8 cm artist: AB
Butler 119
   
1926(65)
Benedick. (Characterized by Mr. Lester Wallack) New York, Virtue & Yorston
eng 17x12 cm
   
1926(66)
Rosenthal, Louis
Taylor bird. [Mary Taylor] Philadelphia, [Robinson, 1851]
lith in color 22½x4½ cm
from Henry L. Stephen’s Comic Natural History of the Human Race (1851)
Butler 826
   
1926(69)
Burton’s New Theatre
Playbill, January 22. Mr. Burton in the Honeymoon and also in The Mummy.
   
1926(70)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
J. Lester Wallack. Buttenberg, N. J., S. Hollyer, 1889
eng 9x8½ cm
Butler 400
   
1926(72)
The burning of the National Theatre, New York, in 1839
wood eng 12½x17 cm clipping
   
1926(75)
Bonar & Cumming
Geo. H. Barrett
eng 10½x9 cm
eng for the Modern Standard Drama
Butler 71
   
1926(76)
Arch Street Theatre
wood eng 12½x11 cm clipping
   
1926(78)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Charles Fisher
eng 9x7½ cm
Butler 386
 
1926(80)
Hollery, Samuel, 1826-1919
Adelaide Neilson
eng 10½x9 cm
Sarony, artist
Butler 381
   
1926(83)
Lane, Richard James, 1800-1872
Patter v. Clatter [Charles J. Mathews in five costumes] London, Mitchell
lith 20x13 cm
from photographs by Charles Watkins & H. B. Lee
   
1926(85)
Hall, Henry Bryan, 1808-1884
George Holland. Morrisania, N. Y., 1891
eng 10x9½ cm
proof
   
1926(86)
Florence, William Jermyn, 1831-1891
Letter, March 7, 1890, New York, giving his hours "at home."
1 l. holograph signed
   
1926(89)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
W. J. Florence. [as Sir Lucius O’Trigger] ca. 1900
eng 12½x5½ cm
signed proof
Butler 423
   
1926(90)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Agnes Boucicault. [ca. 1855]
eng 8x8 cm
Butler 382
   
1926(92)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Charlotte Cushman. ca. 1895
eng 8x7 cm
Butler 388
   
1926(94)
Ormsby, Waterman Lilly, 1809-1883
Tho S. Hamblin. New York, [ca. 1835]
eng 10½x8½ cm
Butler 763
 
1926(97)
Jackman, William G
Maggie Mitchell
eng 5½x3½ cm
Butler 458
   
1926(98)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Dion Boucicault. ca. 1895
eng 22x15 cm
Butler 390
   
1926(101)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Edwin Booth. ca. 1894
eng 18x13 cm
Sarony, artist
Butler 393
 
1926(104)
Gleadah, J
Mr. Collins, the English Paganini. London, G. S. Treagar, 1831
eng 26½x19½ cm
   
1926(106)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Laura Keene. ca. 1896
eng 9½x7½ cm
signed proof
Butler 412
   
1926(108)
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
The Player, April 13, 1868
1 l.
   
1926(110)
Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
The Player, June 4, 1868
l l.
   
1926(112)
Burton’s New Theatre
Playbill, December 26, [185-] Mr. Burton in Dimbey & Son
l l.
   
1926(113)
Haymarket Theatre, London
Programme, May 6. Mr. Sothern in David Garrick
l l.
   
1926(116)
New Chestnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia
Playbill, September 21, 1863. Mr. Collins and Mr. William Wheatley in The Duke’s Motto.
l l.
   
1926(121)
Willig, G
The cork leg, a celebrated comic song sung with great applause by Mr. Burton. Baltimore, G. Willig, Jr.
lith 16x18
music sheet
C. A. Smith, artist
   
1926(123)
Longfellow
eng 8x6½ cm
[possibly by Hollyer]
   
1926(125)
Prudhomme, J. F. E.
John W. Francis
eng 11½x9 cm
painted by James Herring
 
1926(126)
Hopwood, James, 1752-1819
Mr. Cooke. London, Mathews & Leigh, 1807
eng 14½x9 cm
Stump, artist
   
1926(129)
Page, R
J. B. Buckstone. London, W. Strange
eng 13½x10 cm
MacClise, artist
   
1926(131)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Augustin Daly
eng 10½x10 cm
   
1926(132)
Hall, Charles Bryan, 1840-1896
[Jefferson as Rip Van Winkle]
eng 13x9½ cm
signed proof
Butler 322
   
1926(134)
McGoffin, John, b. 1813
John T. Raymond as Col. Sellers in the Gilded Age. Gebbie & Co.
eng 25½x17½ cm
Butler 573
   
1926(136)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
E. A. Sothern as Dundreary
eng 8½x7 cm
signed proof
Butler 391
   
1926(138)
Burton as "Toodles"
wood eng 17x7½ cm clipping
   
1926(140)
Dick, A. L.
Mr. Kemble in the character of Rolla
eng 18x12 cm
engraved for the New York Illustrated Magazine
painted by Sir T. Lawrence
   
1926(142)
Ducarme
Kean, artiste dramatique Anglais. Paris, Blaisot
lith 13½x13 cm
   
1926(144)
Dean
Mr. Liston as Endless. Camden, New Town, John Cumberland, 1830
eng 10x8½ cm
Wageman, artist
   
1926(147)
Burton as Captain Cuttle
wood eng 7x17 clipping
   
1926(148)
Wm. E. Burton as Captain Cuttle
eng 16½x8½ cm
AB, artist
   
1926(150)
Rosenthal, Louis
Cuttle Fish [W. E. Burton] [Philadelphia, Robinson, 1851]
lith 11½x10½ cm
from H. L. Stephens Comic Natural History of the Human Race (1851)
   
1926(152)
Rosenthal, Louis
Cuttle Fish. [W. E. Burton] Philadelphia, Robinson, [1851]
lith in color 15x13 cm
lith in colors by Rosenthal & Kramer, Phil.
Butler 822
   
1926(156)
McGoffin, John, b. 1813
W. E. Burton. (as Toodles) Gebbie & Co. [ca. 1859]
eng 12½x7 cm
Butler 580
   
1926(158)
Burton at his Olympic Theatre
wood eng 8x11½ cm clipping
   
1926(160)
Thomson, J
Mr. William Farren of the Theatrical Royal, Covent Garden. London, Published for the proprietors of the European Magazine by the Executors of the late J. Asperne, 1822
eng 10x8 cm
from the original painting by George Clint
   
1926(162)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Richard B. Sheridan Esqr
eng 8½x7 cm
Stauffer 872
   
1926(164)
Major & Knapp Engraving Co.
Joseph Jefferson. New York.
lith 16½x11 cm
Butler 606
   
1926(166)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mr. Lewis. London, T. Bellamy, 1798
eng 9x7½ cm
from an original miniature by Pope
   
1926(168)
Fry, W. T.
George Colman Esqr the younger. London, T. Boys, 1820
eng 10x6½ cm
from a painting by F. C. Turner
   
1926(170)
Walnut Street Theatre
Programme, December 12, 1887, featuring Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Florence in The Mighty Dollar
1 l. with portrait of Jennie Yeamans
   
1926(173)
Burton in the drunken scene
wood eng 15x7½ cm clipping
   
1926(175)
Jackman, William G
Jas. H. Hackett. New York, Carleton, 1863
eng 9x6 cm
from a photograph
   
1926(179)
Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872
Letter, June 27, 1881, Boston, to John W. Forney, Washington City, recommending Powell T. Wryman for a U. S. Army commission
1 l. holograph signed
   
1926(180)
Gilbert, John Gibbs, 1810-1889
Letter, October 24, 1888, New York, to W. J. Bok concerning how marriage affects members of the dramatic profession
2 l. holograph signed
   
1926(182)
Jefferson, Joseph, 1829-1905
Letter, December 22, 1883, Louisville, to H. W. Cleveland responding to request for an autograph
2 l. holograph signed
   
1926(184)
Williams, Maria Pray, b. 1828
Letter, February 14, 1896, New York, to A. E. Lancaster thanking him for his congratulations.
2 l. holograph signed
   
1926(186)
Burton’s Theatre
Playbill, November 29, featuring Burton in Wig Wag
l l.
   
1926(188)
Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899
Letter, March 13, 1889, New York, to A. E. Lancaster concerning his "managerial policy"
l l. holograph signed
 
1926(190)
Sothern, Edward Askew, 1826-1881
Letter, January 14, 1880, Washington, D. C., to Col. Forney regretting his seeming neglect of Mrs. and Miss Forney
2 l. holograph signed
 
1926(192)
Brougham, John, 1810-1880
Letter, March 18, [1874] concerning his first appearance in America
l l. holograph signed
   
1926(194)
Walnut Street Theatre
Playbill, November 4, featuring Miss Nelson in Twelfth Night
l l.
   
1926(196)
Walnut Street Theatre
The Play, March 2, 1874, featuring Charlotte Cushman as Meg Merrilies in Guy Mannering
l l.
   
1926(198)
American Theatre, Bowery
Playbill, February 4, 1836, Mr. Hamblin in Norman Leslie
1 l.
   
1926(200)
Walnut Street Theatre
The Player, November 8, 1867, featuring John Brougham in Lotter of Life
l l.
   
1926(202)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
James Boaden Esqr. [London] Vernor and Hood Poultry ,1803
eng 9x8 cm
Opie, artist
 
1926(204)
American Academy of Music
Playbill, December 28, 1861, featuring Edwin Forrest as Jack Cade
l l.
   
1926(206)
Schiavonetti, Lewis, 1765-1810
David Garrick Esqr. [London] J. Wright, 1801
eng 13x10½ cm
Josh Reynolds, artist
   
1926(208)
Walnut Street Theatre
The Player, January 22, 1868, featuring Mr. and Mrs. Barney Williams in Fairy Circle
l l.
   
1927
Kemble, Frances Anne, 1809-1893 [item is apparently missing]
Poems. By Frances Anne Butler. Philadelphia, John Pennington, 1844
152 p., frontis. port
PR 4839 K2 1844
   
1928
Knight, Joseph, 1829-1893
David Garrick, by Joseph Knight. With etched portrait by W. Boucher. London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., 1894
2 v. (unbound) illus.
"This large paper edition consists of one hundred copies, all of which are numbered. This is no. 40."
Extra-illustrated. R. C. Butler’s ms. partial index of extra-illustrations included
PN 2598 G3 K5 1894a
   
1928(1)
Laurie, Robert, 1740-1804
Mr. Garrick. [London] W. Richardson, 1779
mezzotint 15x11 cm
R. Dighton, artist
Butler 538
   
1928(2)
Storer, James, 1781-1853
Garrick’s birth place, Hereford
eng 15x10 cm
for Cole’s Residences of Actors
Butler 904
   
1928(5)
Priscott, T
Samuel Johnson, L. L. D. [London] C. G. Dyer, 1817
eng 17x11 cm
Trotter, artist
   
1928(6)
Barth, C
Garrick
eng 11x8½ cm
"Mc C. L. No. 807"
   
1928(8)
Mr. Garrick [&] Mademoiselle Violetti. [London] R. Baldwin junr., 1749
eng 12x19 cm
Engrav’d for ye London Magazine, 1749. To face p. 282.
   
1928(10)
Trotter, T
Samuel Johnson, L. L. D. London, G. Kearsley, 1786
eng 12½x8½ cm
   
1928(12)
Clamp, R
Sir John Hawkins. [London] E & S Harding, 1794
eng 18x13 cm
S. Harding, artist
from an original picture by J. Roberts, in the Music School, Oxford.
   
1928(14)
Priscott, T
Samuel Foote, esqr. London, C. Dyer
eng 17x11 cm
Sir Joshua Reynolds, artist
Butler 784
   
1928(16)
Mr. Garrick in four of his principal tragic characters
eng 17x11 cm
[Lear, Macbeth, Richard III, Hamlet]
   
1928(18)
Collyer, Joseph, 1748-1827
David Garrick esqr. London, G. Kearsly, 1776
eng 21½x16 cm
T. Gainsborough, artist
Butler 137
["another impression was printed in 1779"-ms. note]
   
1928(20)
Mr. Dunstall in the character of Hodge in Love in a Village, Act I, scene 6. London, R. Saver & J. Smith, 1769
eng 9½x7½ cm
   
1928(22)
Cook (T.) & Son
Mr. Garrick in the character of Richard the III. [London] Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, 1808
eng 13½x17 cm
Hogarth, artist
 
1928(24)
Knight, Charles
Elizth Barry. [London] E & S Harding, 1792
eng 19x14 cm
from an original picture by Sr. Godfrey Kneller
S. Harding, artist
Butler 510
   
1928(26)
Wooding, T
Thomas Betterton
eng 11x9½ cm
from an original picture by Sr Godfrey Kneller
 
1928(28)
Betterton
eng 6½x5½ cm
engraved for the Dramatic Magazine
   
1928(30)
Jeens, Charles Henry, 1827-1879
John Forster
eng 14½x10½ cm
   
1928(32)
Holl, B
Garrick. [London, ca. 1820]
also five paragraph biography
   
1928(34)
Smith, Edward
Barton Booth. London, W. Walker, 1822
eng 10½x8 cm
G. Clint, artist
from an original picture in the collection of Charles Mathews esqr.
Butler 880
   
1928(36)
Mr. Mills Mrs. Porter Mr. Cibber
eng 13x8 cm
   
1928(39)
Facial expression of Garrick in "Romeo"
photoeng of two facing eng, each 15x10 cm
   
1928(40)
Thomas, Phillip
David Garrick. London, Thomas Kelly, 1830
eng 17x11 cm
from a painting by Sir J. Reynolds
   
1928(42)
Miller, I. S.
Colley Cibber Anno Aetatis 67
eng 13x8 cm
Vanloo, artist
 
1928(44)
Slow, James
Mrs. Bracegirdle
eng 7½x6½ cm
S. Harding, artist
   
1928(47)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. Macready as Macbeth. Philadelphia, Thos. T. Ash, 1827
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 611; Butler 206
   
1928(48)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Henry Irving
eng 9½x9½ cm
signed proof
   
1928(50)
Blood, T
Mr. Kean. Theatre Royal Drury Lane. London, J. Asperne, 1814
eng 13x11 cm
Engraved by T. Blood for the European Magazine, from an original painting by S. Drummond Esq A. R. A.
   
1928(52)
Mr. Garrick in the character of Hamlet Act I, Scene 4th. [London] R. Sayer & T. Smith, 1769
eng 9½x8 cm
   
1928(55)
Pearson
Mrs. Woffington. Cornhill, J. Sewell, 1795
eng 12x9 cm
from an orginal painting by Eckhart
"European Magazine"
Butler 771
   
1928(56)
Sasso
Giosue Reynolds. [Rome?]
eng 17x12 cm
Bramati, artist
   
1928(57)
Facsimile of the proportions of Garrick and Quin, 1786
photo of eng 16x22½ cm
   
1928(59)
Evans, William
David Garrick. [London] Longman and Co., 1805
eng 10x7 cm
from a picture by Sir J. Reynolds
 
1928(60)
Lodge, I
Mr. Macklin in the character of Shylock, in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice. This is the Jew, that Shakespeare drew. [London] T. Wright, 1775
eng 20x12 cm
1928(62)
Mr. Quin. [London] T. Hinton
eng 15x9½ cm
engraved for the Universal Magazine
   
1928(65)
Parkes, R. B.
Charlotte Clarke [i.e. Charke]
mezzotint 15x11 cm
proof before letters
   
1928(67)
Ann Oldfield
eng in copper tone 17½x12½ cm
from a picture by J. Richardson
Butler 14
   
1928(68)
Greatbach, W
Catherine Clive
eng 10x8 cm
J. Davison, artist
From the original formerly at Strawberry Hill
   
1928(70)
Harding, Edward, 1776-1796
William Pinketham in the character of Don Lewis in the Fop’s Fortune
eng 19x13½ cm
From an original drawing by Vertue in the collection of Richd Bull Esqr.
["Spectator no. 370" – ms. note]
   
1928(72)
Clamp, R
Jno. Mills the elder of Drury Lane Theatre. [London] E. S. Harding, 1796
eng 13½x11 cm
S. Harding, artist
   
1928(74)
Mr. Garrick in the character of Bayes. . . Act IV Sc 2. [London] T. Wenman, 1777
eng 13x9 cm
   
1928(76)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Macklin. Tragedian
eng 9x7 cm
engraved by J. Rogers, from a model.
 
1928(78)
Mr. Garrick in the character of Sr. Jno. Brute. [London] J. Smith & R. Sayer, ca. 1770
eng 9½x7½ cm
   
1928(80)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Tate Wilkinson, Esqr. [London] Vernor and Hood, 1799
eng 9x7½ cm
from an original by Fredk. Atkinson
   
1928(82)
Sartain, John, 1808-1897
Garrick and his wife
eng 18x13½ cm
The original by Hogarth, in the Royal collection
Engraved for the Eclectic Magazine
["Proof" – ms. note]
   
1928(84)
Evans, William
Quin. [London] Mathews & Leigh, 1808
eng 14x9½ cm
From an orginal painting by Hudson
   
1928(86)
Freeman, Samuel, 1773-1857
Mrs. Woffington. [London] Mathews & Leigh, 1807
eng 14x9 cm
A. Pond, artist
Butler 273
   
1928(89)
Sands
George Anne Bellamy. [London] Vernor & Hood, 1805
eng 8½x7 cm
Butler 273
   
1928(91)
David Garrick
eng 13x10 cm
   
1928(92)
Walker, William, 1729-1793
Mr. Garrick in the character of Osmyn [in the Mourning Bride] [London] T. Lewndes & Partners, 1776
eng 13½x8½ cm
Isaac Taylor, artist
 
1928(95)
Cardon
Mrs. Glover. [London] John Bell, Weekly Messenger Office, 1813
eng 12½x10 cm
   
1928(96)
Profile of Garrick and Hogarth. [London] S. Ireland, 1799
silhouette print 8½x10 cm
   
1928(99)
James Lacy esq. (Late patentee of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane.)
From an original portrait in the possession of W. Lacy
eng 11½x9 cm
   
1928(100)
The old theatre, Drury Lane. This front which stood in Bridges Street, was built by order of Mr. Garrick, previous to parting with his share of the theatre. See Pennants London. [London] N. Smith, 1794
eng 17½x12½ cm
   
1928(103)
Taylor, Isaac
O’er step not the modesty of Nature. Ham. [Garrick]
eng 12½x7½ cm
   
1928(104)
Mr. Yates in the character of Hobbinol. [London] J. Harrison, 1780
eng 11½x9 cm
   
1928(106)
Mr. Edward Shuter
eng 15½x9½ cm
   
1928(108)
Read, W
Mrs. Woffington
eng 6x6½ cm
   
1928(110)
Harding, Edward, 1776-1796
Spranger Barry. [London] E & S Harding, Pall Mall, 1796
eng 13x11 cm
From an original picture by Sr. Joshua Reynolds in the collection of Portis Esqr.
Butler 348
   
1928(112)
White, Charles, 1751-1785
Mr. Garrick in the character of Macbeth. [London] Published for Bells Edition of Shakespeare, 1775
eng 14½x8½ cm
T. Parkinson, artist
Butler 974
   
1928(114)
Mr. Garrick in the character of King Lear. [London] R. Sayer & J. Smith, 1769
eng 9½x8 cm
   
1928(116)
Taylor, Isaac
Mr. Barry in the character of Timon. [London] Harrison & Co., 1780
eng 11½x9 cm
Dodd, artist
   
1928(118)
Mr. Garrick in the character of Tancred. [London] I. Wenman, 1777
eng 11½x9 cm
   
1928(120)
Cook, H. R.
Mrs. Pritchard. [London] Mathews & Leigh, 1807
eng 14½x9 cm
R. E. Pine, artist
   
1928(122)
[David Garrick]
eng 14½x9 cm
Proof without letters
   
1928(124)
Hay Market Theatre
eng 6x6 cm
   
1928(126)
Sherlock, W. P.
Mrs. Garrick
eng 14x11 cm
from the original picture by Cath. Reid
Butler 711
   
1928(128)
Covent Garden Theatre
eng 4x6 cm
   
1928(130)
Laurie, Robert, 1740-1804
Mr. Palmer. [London] W. Richardson, 1779
mezzotint 15x11½ cm
R. Dighton, artist
Butler 539
   
1928(132)
Cook, Thomas, 1744-1818
Garden scene at Mr. Rich’s villa at Cowley. [London] Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, 1809
eng 14x17 cm
Hogarth, artist
   
1928(134)
Smith, Charles John
The residence of Catherine Clive, Twickenham. London, John Murray, 1836
eng 6½x9 cm
also facsimile letter: C. Clive to David Garrick, March 22, 1778
 
1928(137)
Chapman, J
Louis XV King of France. London, J. Wilkes, 1805
eng 16x11½ cm
   
1928(138)
Thornthwaite
Mr. Garrick in the character of Demetrius [in The Brothers]. [London] Published for Bells British Theatre, 1777
eng 14x9 cm
J. Roberts, artist
   
1928(140)
Thornthwaite
Miss Macklin in the character of Camillo [in The Mistake]. [London] Published for Bells British Theatre, 1778
eng 13½x9 cm
Roberts, artist
 
1928(142)
Woodman, Richard, 1784-1859
Robt. Wilks Esqr. [London] Mathews & Leigh, 1807
eng 14½x9½ cm
J. Elbys, artist
   
1928(144)
Mr. Mossop in the character of Tanga. [London] I. Wenman, 1776
eng 11½x8½
   
1928(146)
Sharp, William, b. ca. 1802
David Garrick. London, W. Walker, 1823
eng 10x8 cm
T. Uwins, artist
From a picture by Gainsborough in the Town Hall at Stratford upon Avon
   
1928(148)
Williamson, Thomas
Mrs. Abington. 1814
eng 14x12 cm
Sir Joshua Reynolds, artist
engraved expressly for No. 52 of La Belle Assemblee
   
1928(150)
Bovi, M
Hester Lynch Piozzi. [London] I. Stockdale, 1800
eng 12x10½ cm
P. Violet, artist
   
1928(152)
Mrs. Clive in the character of Mrs. Heidelberg. [London] R. Sayer & J. Smith, 1769
eng 9½x7½ [colored]
   
1928(154)
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Theatre Royal April 20th 1792 a comedy with the mock doctor for the benefit of the author of the farce. [London] 1792
eng 13½x13½ cm
A.M.T., artist
[T. Cibber with Mrs. Clive as Dorcas]
also port of Theop. Cibber on same leaf: eng 6½x7 cm
   
1928(156)
Bromley, William, 1769-1842
Garrick
eng 7x6 cm
Sir J. Reynolds, artist
   
1928(158)
Mr. Garrick in the character of Lord Chalkstone in Lethe. [London] Robert Sayer & Jno. Smith
eng 9x8 cm
   
1928(160)
A view of the house of Mr. Garrick at Hampton
eng 10½x16½ cm
   
1928(162)
Mr. Barry in the character of Hotspur, in 1st part of Henry IVth. [London] Jno. Smith & Robt. Sayer
eng 9½x8 cm
   
1928(164)
Thornthwaite
Mr. Garrick as Sir John Brute [in The Provok’d Wife]. London, Printed for J. Bell British Library, 1794
eng 12x8 cm
De Wilde, artist
   
1928(166)
Harry Woodward
eng 17½x11½ cm
   
1928(166a)
Hudson, Thomas
David Garrick, Esqr. London, John Bowles
mezzotint 15x11 cm
   
1928(167)
David Garrick, Esqr. [London] T. Hinton
eng 18x10½ cm
Engraved for the Universal Magazine
   
1928(168)
Freeman, Samuel, 1773-1857
Woodward. [London] Mathews & Leigh, 1807
eng 14½x9½ cm
Vandergucht, artist
   
1928(170)
Mrs. Yates
eng 16x9 cm
   
1928(172)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Arthur Murphy Esqr. [London] James Asperne, 1805
eng 16x11 cm
From an original picture by Nathl. Dance Esqr
European Magazine
 
1928(174)
Mr. King
eng 17½x11½ cm
   
1928(176)
Read, W
Garrick
eng 6½x5 cm
   
1928(178)
Mr. Sheridan, in the character of Cato. [London] J. Wenman, 1776
eng 13x10 cm
   
1928(181)
Holl, B
Dr. Hawkesworth
eng 5x4 cm
text of biographical sketch, p. 12
   
1928(182)
Cook, T
The Farmers return [showing Garrick in costume]. [London] Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, 1807
eng 15x12 cm
Hogarth, artisthe Farmers return [showing Garrick in costume]. [London] Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, 1807 eng 15x12 cm
Hogarth, artist.
   
1928(184)
Laurie, Robert, 1740-1804
Mr. Parsons. [London] W. Richardson, 1779
mezzotint, 15x11½ cm
R. Dighton, artist
Butler 540
   
1928(187)
Warren, Charles, 1767-1823
David Garrick. London, 1822
eng 7x5 cm
Robt. Edge Pine, artist
Butler 1866(32)
   
1928(188)
Mr. Beard in the character of Hawthorn in Love in a Village. [London] R. Sayer & J. Smith, 1769
eng 9½x8 cm
Butler 640
1928(190)
Collyer, Joseph, 1748-1827
Mr. Moody as Teague, and Mr. Parsons as Obadiah. [London] T. Lowndes & Partners, 1776
eng 13x8½ cm
Dodd, artist
   
1928(193)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
The late Mr. Mossop, the celebrated tragedian. [London] Vernor & Hood, 1799
eng 9x7½ cm
from an original drawing by Mortimer
 
1928(194)
Schiavonetti, Lewis, 1765-1810
Thos. Davis. late of Drury Lane Theatre. [London, ca. 1794]
eng 12½x11 cm
Hickey, artist
Butler 856
   
1928(196)
Smith, Edward
Charles Churchill. London, W. Walker, 1823
eng 10x8 cm
G. Clint, artist
   
1928(198)
Mrs. Cibber
eng 13x10 cm
   
1928(201)
Smith, Edward
George Colman. London, W. Walker, 1822
eng 10x8 cm
J. Thurston, artist
From a picture by Zoffany
   
1928(202)
Tassaert
Hyppolite Clairon
eng 16x10½ cm
Bornet, artist
   
1928(204)
Miller, T
Mr. Powell in the character of Cyrus
eng 17x10½ cm
   
1928(206)
Mrs. Barry and Mr. Garrick in the characters of Donna Violante and Don Felix in The Wonder. [London] J. Smith & R. Sayer, 1769
eng 9½x8 cm
   
1928(208)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
James Boaden Esqr. [London] Vernor & Hood, 1803
eng 9x8 cm
Opie, artist
   
1928(210)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Garrick
eng 10x8 cm
Stauffer 766-II
   
1928(212)
Taylor, Isaac
Mr. Garrick in the character of a drunken sailor, speaking the prologue to Brittania a masque. [London] T. Lowndes, 1778
eng 12x7½
   
1928(213)
Holl, B
Voltaire
eng 5x4 cm
text of biographical sketch
   
1928(214)
D. Garrick
eng 16x6 cm
   
1928(216)
Storer, James, 1781-1853
Garrick’s town house, Adelphi
eng 9½x6½ cm
Drawn & Engraved by J. Storer for Cole’s Residences of Actors
   
1928(218)
Storer, James, 1781-1853
Davies House, (author of Dramatic Miscellanies.) in Russell Street
eng 9½x6½ cm
Drawn & Engraved by J. Storer for Cole’s Residences of Actors
   
1928(220)
Hogarth, William, 1697-1764
Mr. Garrick in Richard IIId
eng 8½x11½ cm
PL XLVII
   
1928(222)
Bromley, William, 1769-1842
Thos. King Esqr. [London] J. Sewell, 1791
eng 10x7½ cm
Drummond, artist
European Magazine
   
1928(224)
Laurie, Robert, 1740-1804
Miss Pope. [London] W. Richardson, 1780
mezzotint 15x11½ cm
W. Dighton, artist
Butler 536
 
1928(226)
Cook, Thomas, 1744-1818
Hogarth. [London] Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, 1809
eng 14x11 cm
from a burst by Roubilliac in the possession of George Baker Esqr.
   
1928(228)
Storer, James, 1781-1853
Abingdon Abbey, & the mulberry tree planted by Garrick
eng 6½x9½ cm
Drawn & Eng'd by J. Storer for Coles Residences of Actors
   
1928(231)
Laurie, Robert, 1740-1804
Mr. Dodd. [London] W. Richardson, 1779
mezzotint 15x11½ cm
R. Dighton, artist
Butler 537
   
1928(232)
Holl, B
Arthur Murphy
eng 5x4 cm
text of biographical sketch, p. 21
   
1928(234)
Freeman, Samuel, 1773-1857
David Garrick, Esqr. London, Vernor, Hood & Sharpe, 1807
eng 9x7½ cm
from an original picture. . .painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds
   
1928(236)
Collyer, Joseph, 1748-1827
Mr. and Mrs. Barry in the character of Jaffier & Belvidera [in Venice Preserved]. [London] Engraved for the 2nd number of Bells British Theatre, 1776
eng 11½x15 cm
J. Roberts, artist
   
1928(238)
Mr. Garrick in the character of Ranger. [London] Harrison & Co., 1779
eng 13x9½ cm
   
1928(241)
Mrs. Barry, in the character of Lady Randolph. [London] Harrison & Co., 1780
eng 12x8½ cm
   
1928(242)
Mr. Thomas Weston
eng 13½x10 cm
London Mage.
   
1928(244)
Holl, B
Shakespeare
eng 5x4 cm
text of biographical sketch
   
1928(246)
Mr. Foote in the character of the Doctor in the Devil upon two sticks. London, J. Smith & R. Sayer, [1769]
eng 9x7½ cm
Butler 650
   
1928(247)
Cooper, Robert
Samuel Foote, esq. [London] Harrison & Co., 1795
eng 5x3½ cm
Sir J Reynolds, artist
text of biographical sketch
   
1928(248)
The rival managers[:] G. Colman [&] D. Garrick
eng 8½x14 cm
   
1928(250)
Harding, Edward, 1776-1796
Willm. Brereton comedian in the character of Douglas. [London] I. Sewell, 1796
eng 14½x10½ cm
S. Harding, artist
from an original picture by N. Hone; European Magazine
   
1928(252)
Miller, T
Mr. Holland
eng 13½x9 cm
   
1928(254)
Laurie, Robert, 1740-1804
[Mrs. Mattocks] [London] W. Richardson, 1780
mezzotint 15x11½ cm
W. Dighton, artist
proof before letters
Butler 542
   
1928(256)
Viel, P
David Garrick, Ecr.
eng 14x9 cm
Sir Joshua Reynolds, artist
   
1928(258)
Mrs. Egerton
eng 12x8½ cm
proof before letters
   
1928(260)
Heath, James, 1757-1834
Mr. Aickin of Drury Lane Theatre. [London] J. Heath & J. P. Thompson, 1800
eng 12x9½ cm
from a picture by A. Devise
   
1928(262)
Walker, William, 1729-1793
Mrs. Abington, in the character of the comic muse. [London] Harrison & Co., 1783
eng 18x11 cm
 
1928(264)
Miller, T
Garrick
eng 11x8 cm
   
1928(266)
Miller, T
Garrick
eng 11x8 cm
   
1928(269)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Charles Dibdin Esqr. [London] J. Asperene, 1809
eng 9x7 cm
from an original painting by S. Drummond; European Magazine
   
1928(271)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mrs. Siddons. [London] Bellamy & Roberts, 1791
eng 10½x9 cm
from a painting by Beach; General Mazazine & Impartial Review
   
1928(272)
Holloway, Thomas, 1748-1827
Mrs. Cowley. [London] John Sewell, 1789
eng 10½x8½ cm
European Magazine
   
1928(274)
Collyer, Joseph, 1748-1827
Mr. Garrick and Miss Younge in the characters of Lusignan and Zara. [London] T. Lowdes & Partners, 1777
eng 12½x8½ cm
Edwards, artist
   
1928(276)
Mr. Garrick in the character of Abel Drugger in the Alchymist. [London] I. Payne
eng 9x14½ cm
The London Theatres. Plate II. Engraved for the Universal Museum
   
1928(278)
Romanet, A
Garrick dans le role de Richard III
eng 12½x8 cm
Hogarth, artist
Butler 817
 
1928(281)
Devrient, W
Dav. Garrick. Zwickau, Gebr. Schumann
eng 17x11 cm
   
1928(282)
Storer, Henry Sargant, d. 1837
Garrick's house, Hampton
eng 7x9½ cm
for Coles Residences of Actors
   
1928(284)
Conde, I
Mrs. Robinson. [London] T. Sewell, 1792
eng 15x10 cm
European Magazine
Butler 152
   
1928(286)
Thornthwaite
Mrs. Bulkley in the character of Lady Dainty [in Double Gallant]. [London] Published for Bells British Theatre, 1777
eng 13½x9 cm
J. Roberts, artist
   
1928(288)
Pelton, O
Hannah More
eng 16x11½ cm
H. W. Pickersgill, artist
   
1928(290)
Storer, Henry Sargant, d. 1837
Garrick’s monument, Westminster Abbey
eng 10½x6½ cm
   
1928(292)
Chuikshank, Isaac Robert, 1789-1856
Mrs. Garrick. (taken Sept. 1820 etat 97.) [London] Coluagni & Co., 1822
eng 16x14 cm
   
1928(294)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Garrick. Tragedian
eng 9x7 cm
Edge, artist
 
1928(297)
Smith, Edward
Oliver Goldsmith. London, W. Walker, 1823
eng 10x8 cm
Drawn by G. Clint. From a picture by Sir Joshua Reynolds
 
1928(298)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Mr. Elliston. [London] T. Bellamy, 1796
eng 16x11½ cm
From a picture by Drummond; for the proprietors of the Monthly Mirror
   
1928(300)
Huntin, G. W.
James Boswell, Esqr. London, A. Wivell
eng 20x14 cm
Sir Joshua Reynolds, artist
Proof 5s
   
1928(302)
Mrs. Barry in the character of Rosalind, in As you like it. [London] J. Smith & R. Sayer, 1772
eng 10x7½ cm
   
1928(304)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
Richard Cumberland Esqr. [London] J. Asperne, 1809
eng 9x8½ cm
Wm Lane, artist
   
1928(306)
The celebrated fighting scene in Miss in her teens
eng 11½x20 cm
[Mrs. Cibber, Garrick, Mrs. Pritchard, Woodward]
   
1928(308)
Hopwood, James, 1752-1819
Henderson. [London] Mathews & Leigh, 1807
eng 14½x9½ cm
Romney, artist
   
1928(311)
Schiavanotti, Lewis, 1765-1810
David Garrick Esqr. [London] J. Asperne, 1809
eng 13x10½ cm
Sr. Josh. Reynolds, artist
European Magazine
 
1928(312)
Hopwood, James, 1752-1819
Mr. Kemble. [London] Mathews & Leigh, 1808
eng 14x9½ cm
DeWilde, artist
 
1928(314)
Mr. Weston & Mr. Garrick in ye characters of Scrub & Archer in the Stratagem. [London] J. Smith & R. Sayer, 1771
eng 9x7 cm
   
1928(316)
Rolls, C
Mrs. Siddons in the character of Lady Macbeth
eng 19x12½ cm
G. H. Harlowe, artist
Butler 816
   
1928(318)
Robinson, John Henry, 1796-1871
Colley Cibber, from a picture by Grisoni in the collection of Charles Mathews. London, W. Walker, 1822
eng 9½x8 cm
G. Clint, artist
Butler 806
   
1928(320)
Mr. Garrick in the character of Abel Drugger
eng 14x7½ cm
   
1928(322)
Chambars, T
Sr. John Vanbrugh
eng 17x13 cm
Kneller, artist
Butler 1866(22)`
 
1928(324)
Corner, John
John O’Keefe Esqr. [London] J. Sewell, 1788
eng 17x11 cm
Lawrencon, artist
 
1928(326)
Roberts, P
Mr. John Bannister, comedian. [London] J. Sewell, 1795
eng 17½x11 cm
European Magazine
   
1928(328)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
R. B. Sheridan, Esqr. [London] Vernor & Hood, 1799
eng 16½x11 cm
Sr. Josha. Reynolds, artist
   
1928(330)
Mr. Garrick in the character of Macbeth. [London] R. Sayer & J. Smith, 1769
eng 9½x7½ cm
   
1928(332)
Miller, T
Mrs. Pritchard
eng 14½x9½ cm
   
1928(334)
Bromley, William, 1769-1842
David Garrick, Esq. [London] Harrison & Co., 1794
eng 7½x6 cm
Sir J. Reynolds, artist
text of biographical sketch
   
1928(336)
Schmolze
Goldsmith and his friends
eng 12x11 cm
 
   
1929
Langford, Laura Carter Holloway, b. 1848
Adelaide Neilson, a souvenir, by Laura C. Holloway. Illustrated. New York, Funk & Wagnalls, 1885
58 p., illus., 8 ports, mounted photographs, also port on cover
added illus. attached to inside of front paper cover
PN 2598 N4 H7
   
1931
Life and battles of Yankee Sullivan, embracing full and accurate reports of his fights with Hammer Lane, Bob Caunt, Tom Secor, Tom Hyer, Harry Bell, John Morrisey, together with a synopsis of his minor battles from his first appearances in the prize ring until his retirement. Also, the battles between Tom Hyer and Country M’Clester, Chriss. Lily and Tom M’Coy, George Kensett and Ned Hammond, Alf. Walker & Joe Hoiles, the "Spider." Philadelphia, A. Winch, ca. 1854
96 p.
In double columns
port on cover and title page
Paper covers
GV 1132 S9 L7
   
1932
Lindsay, Hugh, b. 1804
History of the life, travels and incidents of Col. Hugh Lindsay, the celebrated comedian, for a period of thirty-seven years. Written by himself. Philadelphia, 1859
96 p., illus.
Paper covers bound in
Newspaper clippings attached to back end papers
Bookplate of Henry May Keim with inscription: "From J. G. Hawley, esq. Oct. 1873" [Keim family named on pp. 92-93]
PN 2287 L5
   
1933
Lola Montes: or, a reply to the "Private history and memoirs" of that celebrated lady, recently published, by the Marquis Papon, formerly secretary to the King of Bavaria, and for a period the professed friend and attendant of the Countess of Lansfeldt. New York, 1851
72 p., frontis. port
Paper covers bound in
DD 801 B383 M65
   
1934
The Lorgnette. August 21, 1860-December 29, 1860. Philadelphia, U. S. Steam-power Printing Office
Arch Street Theatre
1 v. Daily except Sunday
Caption title. Programmes
PN 2277 P55 A8
   
1935
Ludlow, Noah Miller, 1795-1886
Dramatic life as I found it: a record of personal experience; with an account of the rise and progress of the drama in the west and south, with anecdotes and biographical sketches of the principal actors and actresses who have at times appeared upon the stage in the Mississippi Valley. By N. M. Ludlow, actor and manager for thirty-eight years. St. Louis, G.I. Jones and Company, 1880
773 p.
Playbill attached to endpaper: DeBar’s Opera House, St. Louis, May 18, 1869
PN 2273 S5 L8
   
1936
MacKaye, Steele, 1842-1894
Programme for the 250th presentation of Hazel Kirke at the Madison Square Theatre. Illustrations by James E. Kelly. New York, The Art Interchange Press, 1880
[48] l., plates
Cover title: Hazel Kirke
PS 2359 M42 H344
   
1937
McVicker, James Hubert, 1822-1896
The press, the pulpit, and the stage. A lecture delivered at Central Music Hall, Chicago, November 28, 1882, by J. H. McVicker. Chicago, The Western News Company, 1883
79 p., frontis. port
PN 2049 M3
   
1938
The marvelous musical prodigy, Blind Tom, the Negro boy pianist, whose performances at the great St. James and Egyptian Halls, London, and Salle Hertz, Paris, have created such a profound sensation. Anecdotes, songs, sketches of the life, testimonials of musicians and savans, and opinions of the American and English press, of "Blind Tom." Baltimore, Sun Book and Job Printing Establishment, [1876?]
30 p., (cover port)
Paper cover; cover title: Songs, sketch of the life [,] testimonials from the most eminent composers, and opinions of the American and English press, of Blind Tom [,] the marvelous musical prodigy, the Negro boy pianist, whose recent performances at the great St. James and Egyptian Halls, London, and Salle Hertz, Paris, have created such a profound sensation
ML 417 B3 M3
   
1939
Matthews, Brander, 1852-1929
Actors and actresses of Great Britain and the United States, from the days of David Garrick to the present time. Edited by Brander Mathews and Laurence Hutton. New York, Cassell & Company, ca. 1886
5 v.
Edition de luxe, on large paper, limited to one hundred (100) sets, numbered, and signed by the Editors. This is No. 64
Contents: v. 1 Garrick and his contemporaries. – v. 2 The Kembles and their contemporaries. –v. 3 Kean and Booth; and their contemporaries. –v. 4 Macready and Forrest; and their contemporaries. –v. 5 The present time
PN 2597 M3
   
1940
Menken, Adah Isaacs, 1835-1868
Infelicia, by Adah Isaacs Menken. Philadelphia, [J. B. Lippincott & Co.] 1868
124 p.
Engraved title page, port. Also facs. of Dickens’ letter
Poems
PS 2389 M24 1868a
   
1941
Molly, Joseph Fitzgerald, 1858-1908
The life and adventures of Edmund Kean tragedian. 1787-1833. By J. Fitzgerald Molloy. London, Ward and Downey, 1888
2 v.
Eng. port, in character, of Kean as Sir Giles Overreach (London, W. Strange, 1832) tipped in
PN 2598 K4 M6
   
1942
Montez, Lola, 1818-1861
The arts of beauty; or, secrets of a lady’s toilet. With hints to gentlemen on the art of fascinating. By Madame Lola Montez, Countess of Landsfield. New York, Dick & Fitzgerald, ca. 1858
132 p., frontis. (port)
RA 778 M75
   
1943
Morley, Henry, 1822-1894
The journal of a London playgoer from 1851 to 1866. London, George Routledge & Sons, 1866
384 p.
Bound by Burn, 37 & 38 Kirby St.
PN 2594 M6
   
1944
Moses, Montrose Jonas, 1878-1934
The fabulous Forrest; the record of an American actor, by Montrose J. Moses. Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1929
369 p., plates, ports (frontis.)
Bibliography: pp. 345-355
PN 2287 F6 M6
   
1945
Munden, Thomas Shepherd, 1800?-1850
Memoirs of Joseph Shepard Munden, comedian. By his son. London, Richard Bentley, 1846
330 p., frontis. port
PN 2598 M8 M7 1846
   
1946
Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893
Patriotism in poetry and pose: being selected passages from lectures and patriotic readings by James E. Murdoch. Also, poems by Thomas Buchanan Read, George H. Boker, Francis de Haes Janvier, and other American authors, commemorative of the gallant deeds of our noble defenders on land and sea. Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1864
172 p., frontis.
Eng. ports and clippings tipped in at end papers
PS 509 H5 M8
   
1947
Murdoch, James Edward, 1811-1893
The stage or recollections of actors and acting from an experience of fifty years. A series of dramatic sketches by James E. Murdoch (with an appendix). Philadelphia, J. M. Stoddart & Co., 1880
510 p.
"No. 37 Mrs. T. Buchanan Read"
"Biographical sketch of the author. By J. Bunting": pp. 13-24
port and autograph tipped in
R. C. Butler is listed as a subscriber to this volume
PN 2287 M8 A3
   
1948
Nevin, Robert Peebles
Les trois rois. By Robert P. Nevin. Pittsburgh, Jos. Eichbaum & Co., 1888
185 p.
Contents: Les trois rois; Tom the tinker; Stephen C. Foster and Negro minstrelsy
F 159 P6 N52
   
1949
Norcross, Frederick Walter
Plays and poems by an American author, Frederic Walter Norcross. [Philadelphia] Published for the author by the Chiswick Press, 1902
163 p., frontis.
Includes the plays: "Mistress Nan" and "Hadley."
Inscription on front flyleaf: "Very truly yours Frederic Walter Norcross Feb. 10, 1903."
PS 3527 O42 P4
   
1950
Northall, William Knight
Before and behind the curtain: or fifteen years’ observations among the theatres of New York. New York, W. F. Burgess, 1851
229 p.
PN 2277 N5 N6
   
1951
Northall, William Knight
Life and recollections of Yankee Hill: together with anecdotes and incidents of his travels. Edited by Dr. W. K. Northall. New York, Published for Mrs. Cordelia Hill, by W. F. Burgess, 1850
203 p., frontis. port, illus.
PN 2287 H5 N5
   
1952
Oldys, William, 1696-1761
Memoirs of Mrs. Anne Oldfield. London, 1741
86 p.
Bound with Betterton, Thomas. History of the English stage. London, 1741
"An abridgement of Egerton’s Faithful Memoirs." Arnott & Robinson 829
PN 2581 O4 1741
   
1953
Oliphant, Margaret Oliphant Wilson, 1828-1897
Sheridan, by Mrs. Oliphant. London, MacMillan and Co., 1883
210 p. (English men of letters; ed. by John Morley)
PR 3683 O5
   
1954
Owens, Mary C. Stevens
Memories of the professional and social life of John E. Owens, by his wife. Baltimore, John Murphy and Company, 1892
292 p., frontis. port, plates, ports
PN 2287 O8 O7
   
1955
Paskman, Dailey
"Gentlemen, be seated!" A parade of the old-time minstrels by Dailey Paskman and Sigmund Spaeth, with a foreword by Daniel Froman, profusely illustrated from old prints and photographs and with complete music for voice and piano. Garden City, N. Y., Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1928
247 p., frontis., illus., plates, ports
ML 3561 P2 G3
   
1956
Pemberton, Thomas Edgar, 1849-1905
A memoir of Edward Askew Sothern. By T. Edgar Pemberton. London, Richard Bentley and Son, 1889
314 p., frontis. port, facs. (part fold-in)
inscription, p. iii: "C. McCausland"
PN 2598 S7 P4
   
1957
Phelps, Henry Pitt, b. 1844
Players of a century. A record of the Albany stage. Including notices of prominent actors who have appeared in America. By H. P. Phelps. Albany, Joseph McDonough, 1880
424 p.
"Subscriber’s edition, 250 copies. No. 104. H. P. P."
"A large part of what follows appeared originally, during 1879, in the Sunday edition of the Albany Argus. . ." Preface
Tipped in at front: H. P. Phelps, letter, Feb 24, 1889, Becket, Mass., to J. Woods Pointer, Newark, N. J. re: leaving nine copies of "Players" uncut and their disposition
PN 2277 A5 P5 1880
   
1958
Piozzi, Hester Lynch Salusbury Thrale, 1741-1821
Love letters of Mrs. Piozzi, written when she was eighty, to William Augustus Conway. London, John Russell Smith, 1843
39 p.
PR 3619 P5 L6
   
1959
A portfolio of players with a packet of notes thereon, by H. C. Bunner, E. A. Dithmar, Laurence Hutton, Brander Mathews and William Winter. New York, J. W. Bouton, 1888
89 p., frontis., ports, plates
"One hundred and ten copies, only, have been printed of this book. Twenty-five with proof impressions of the plates, and eighty-five plain. This is no. 6 with the proof plates. R. Dorney."
Bookplate: Joseph Francis Daly
PN 2055 P67
   
1960
Pyatt, Joseph O
Memoir of Albert Newsam, (deaf mute artist), by Joseph O. Pyatt. Philadelphia, Printed for the author [by James B. Rodgers], 1868
160 p., frontis. port
NE 2415 N5 P8
   
1961
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872
Poems by Thomas Buchanan Read. A new, enlarged edition, elegantly illustrated. From original designs by Richards, Schuessele, Laurie, Anderton, etc. Philadelphia, Parry & M’Millan, successors to A. Hart, 1855
352 p., frontis. (port) illus.
Added engraved title page by G. Humphrys
PS 2684 P6 1855
   
1962
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872
The poetical works of Thomas Buchanan Read. Complete in three volumes. Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1874
3 v.
Inscription, endleaf volume one: "Robert C. Butler from Harriet Denison Read." also attached is T. B. Read’s autograph
Letter to R. C. Butler from H. D. Read, his aunt, Butler 1608a, enclosed
PS 2680 E66 1874
   
1963
Read, Thomas Buchanan, 1822-1872
A summer story, Sheridan’s ride, and other poems. By Thomas Buchanan Read. Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1865
154 p.
C. P. W.’s poem on Read’s painting and poem of Sheridan’s Ride, Butler 1634a enclosed
PS 2684 S8 1865
   
1964
Rede, William Leman, 1802-1847
The flight to America; or, ten hours in New York! A drama, in three acts. By William Leman Rede. The only edition correctly marked, by permission from the promoter’s book: to which is added, a description of the costume – cast of characters – the whole of the stage business – situations – entrances – exits – properties and directions, as performed at the London theatres. Embellished with a fine engraving, by Mr. Jones, from a drawing taken expressly in the theatre. London, J. Duncombe & Co., [1832?]
43 p., frontis.
At head of title: Duncombe’s Edition
PR 5219 R18 F4
   
1965
Rees, James, 1802-1885
The dramatic authors of America. Philadelphia, G. B. Zieber & Co., 1845
144 p.
PS 343 R4
   
1966
Rees, James, 1802-1885
The life of Edwin Forrest. With reminiscences and personal recollections. by James Rees. (Colley Cibber.) With portrait and autograph. Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 1874
524 p., frontis. port
PN 2287 F6 R4
   
1967
Rees, James, 1802-1885
The life of Edwin Forrest. With reminiscences and personal recollections. By James Rees. (Colley Cibber.) With portrait and autograph. Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 1874
unbound (524 p.)
Extra-illustrated. Boxed
PN 2287 F6 R4
   
1967(ii)
Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872
Letter, July 2, 1870, Philadelphia, to Ferdinand J. Dreer, reminiscing about childhood readings from the Mirror of Taste and Dramatic Censor
2 l. holograph signed.
   
1967(21)
Morrell, T H
James Rees, American author and dramatist. 1801-1885. Only 50 impressions taken. T. H. Morrell, New York, 1891
steel engraving 10x7½ cm
   
1967(22)
Rees, James, 1802-1885
Letter, May 7, 1874, Philadelphia, to J. W. Poiner regretting not sending a Forrest autograph
l l. holograph signed
1967(33)
Halpin, Frederick W., 1805-1880
[Edwin Forrest. aet. 21]
eng 10x8 cm
proof without lettering
Butler 343
   
1967(34)
Halpin, Frederick W., 1805-1880
Edwin Forrest. aet. 21
eng 10x8 cm
Butler 343
   
1967(36)
Cronin, David Edward, b. 1839
Edwin Forrest (1835)
ink sketch 8½x7 cm
   
1967(39)
Whitechurch, Robert, 1814-ca. 1880
[Mother of Edwin Forrest]
eng 12½x10 cm
proof without lettering
Butler 976
   
1967(40)
Whitechurch, Robert, 1814-ca. 1880
Mother of Edwin Forrest
eng 14x10
Butler 976
   
1967(43)
Newsam, Albert, 1809-1869
Stephen Girard, on stone by A. Newsam. Drawn by Leon Noel from the statue by Gevelot. Philadelphia, P. S. Duval & Co’s Steam Lith Press
lith 14½x9 cm
   
1967(44)
Soper, Richard F., ca. 1810-ca. 1862
Edwin Forrest
eng 6x6½ cm image
engraved for French’s American Drama from a dag by Meade & Bro.
Butler 893
   
1967(46)
Leney, William S
Master Payne
eng 7½x6 cm
from the original miniature by Wood
Stauffer 1830, Butler 550
   
1967(48)
Rosenthal, Louis
Star-Fish [Edwin Forrest] Philadelphia, Robinson, 1851
lith 9x10½ cm
Butler 825
   
1967(51)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mrs. Wood
eng 9x7½ cm
R. Peale, artist
Stauffer 918, Butler 232
   
1967(53)
James H. Hackett, Esq.
eng 10½x8 cm image
eng’d for the Modern Standard Drama
   
1967(54)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. Duff as Marmion. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle; printed by B. Rogers
Stauffer 580, Butler 202
   
1967(56)
Cook, H. R.
W. H. W. Betty, as Frederick in Lovers Vows. London, H. D. Symonds, Jan 1, 1805
eng 8½x7½ cm image
R. Dighton Jr. del.
   
1967(58)
Hall, Henry Bryan, 1808-1884
Major Andre. Etched by H. B. Hall N. Y. 1879. N. Y., H. B. Hall & Sons
eng 10½x9½ cm
   
1967(60)
Ferris, Stephen James, 1835-1915
James E. Murdoch. 1880
eng 20x16 cm
Butler 263
   
1967(62)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mr. Warren
eng 9x7½ cm
Sully, artist
Stauffer 890, Butler 226
   
1967(63)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mr. Jefferson [and] Mr. Blissett in the characters of Dr. Smugface and Dr. Dablancour in the Budget of Blunders
eng 9x15 cm image
C. R. Leslie, artist
engraved for the Mirror Taste
Stauffer 786, Butler 224
   
1967(66)
Steel, James W. 1799-1879
Mrs. Darley as Amelia
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez and Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. C. Darley
Stauffer 3004, Butler 898
   
1967(68)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mrs. Francis, as Miss Harlow. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 1975, Butler 566
   
1967(70)
Steel, James W., 1799-1879
The late Mr. Burke. [Philadelphia] F. C. Wemyss, 1827
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
drawn & engraved by J. W. Steel from a sketch by J. Wood
Stauffer 3002, Butler 897
   
1967(72)
Pelby!! [handbill, Baltimore]
9½x13½ cm
   
1967(75)
Illman, Thomas, d. ca. 1859
James H. Caldwell [ca. 1825]
eng 12x10½ cm
engraved by Illman & Pilbrow from a painting by Jarvis
Butler 439
   
1967(76)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mr. Francis as Sir George Thunder. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 1974, Butler 561
   
1967(78)
Jackman, William G
Sol. Smith
eng15½x11 cm
from a dag by J. Gurney
   
1967(80)
Bowery Theatre, New-York
eng 8½x12½ cm
   
1967(81)
Ellis, George B
Mr. Wood, as Stephen Foster. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1827
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 974, Butler 243
   
1967(84)
Johnston, David Claypool, 1799-1865
[Group] Andrews, Forrest, Macready, Holland, Cooper, Sloman, Blisset and Master Burke
eng 9x14½ cm
Butler 479
   
1967(86)
Sol. Smith
eng 7½x4½ cm
   
1967(88)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Miss Kelly, as Beatrice. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle; printed by B. Rogers
Stauffer 2029, Butler 560
   
1967(90)
Ellis, William Harvey
Mr. Edwin Forrest, as Carwin. Philadelphia, Turner & Fisher
eng 14x9½ cm
drawn and engraved by W. Harvey Ellis
Butler 244
   
1967(92)
Mrs. John Drew’s New Arch Street Theatre Philadelphia Sept 1863
eng 6½x9 cm
   
1967(95)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mrs. Hilson as Margaret Overreach. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1827
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 594, Butler 208
 
1967(98)
Bannister, James, 1821-1901
[Edwin Forrest as Metamora. ca. 1840]
eng 24x16 cm
proof without lettering
Butler 48
 
1967(100)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mr. Wemyss, as Rolando. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1826
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 2115, Butler 564
 
1967(103)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Thos. Cooper. [ca. 1800]
eng 11x9 cm
Stauffer 736, Butler 233
   
1967(104)
Mrs. Robert Tyler. N. Y., McMenamy, Hess & Co.
eng 16½x11½ cm
   
1967(106)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mrs. Warren
eng 10½x9 cm
Stauffer 889, Butler 230
   
1967(109)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Cooper as Leon. [ca. 1800]
eng 16x15½ cm
engraved for the Mirror of Taste
C. R. Leslie, artist
Stauffer 737, Butler 218
   
1967(110)
Danforth, Moseley Isaac, 1800-1862
Washington Irving. [N. Y., James Herring] 1833
eng 12x9 cm
Painted by C. R. Leslie
   
1967(113)
Edwin Forrest
eng 8½x7½ cm
   
1967(114)
Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893
William Cullen Bryant
eng 8x7 cm
C. L. Elliott, artist
   
1967(116)
Harrison, Gabriel, 1818-1902
Forrest as Damon
photoprint 15x8 cm
   
1967(118)
Reason, P H
G. M. Dallas
eng 11x9 cm
   
1967(120)
Edwin Forrest
eng 11½x8 cm
   
1967(122)
Delpech
Gregoire XVI
lith 9½x9 cm
   
1967(125)
Halpin, Frederick W., 1805-1880
Edwin Forrest as The Gladiator
eng 13½x10½ cm
Butler 345
   
1967(126)
Halpin, Frederick W., 1805-1880
[Edwin Forrest as The Gladiator]
eng 13½x10½ cm
proof without letters
Butler 345
   
1967(128)
Hollis, George, 1792-1842
Mr. Osbaldiston in Hofer. [Camden, J. Cumberland] 1832
9½x7½ cm
Bliss, artist
   
1967(130)
Edwin Forrest
photoprint 8x6 cm
   
1967(133)
Hall, George R., b. 1818
Edwin Forrest as Othello [ca. 1850]
eng 14x10 cm
Butler 327
   
1967(134)
Hall, George R., b. 1818
[Edwin Forrest as Othello, ca. 1850]
eng 14x10 cm
proof without lettering
Butler 327
   
1967(136)
Cook
Mr. Barry. Prologue to the Earl of Essex. [London] Fielding & Walker, 1779
eng 10x5½ cm
Doyle, artist
Stauffer 2991, Butler 889
   
1967(142)
Thomas Salvini as Othello
photoprint 8½x6½ cm
   
1967(145)
[Mrs. Forrest]
eng 11x8 cm
   
1967(146)
Edmon S. Conner
lith 10x9 cm
   
1967(148)
Brown, J
Mrs. Charles Kean. London, Richard Bentley, 1860
eng 10½x8 cm
Engraved by J. Brown from a miniature
   
1967(150)
Horsburgh, John, 1791-1869
Mr .Vandenhoff, in the character of Hamlet. [Edinburgh, Edward West & Co.]
eng 14x11 cm
after painting by William Stewart Watson
proof
Butler 431
   
1967(152)
Wm. Dunlap
eng 7x4½ cm
   
1967(154)
Scriven, Edward, 1775-1841
James Fenimore Cooper. N. Y., James Herring, 1833
eng 11½x9 cm
painted by J. W. Jarvis
   
1967(156)
[Harding, Sylvester, 1745-1809]
Richard Burbadge, the first performer of King Richard III. [London, E. Harding, 1790]
eng 5x6 cm
From an original picture in Dulwich College
Butler 350
 
1967(158)
Cushman, George Hewitt, 1814-1876
Edwin Forrest as King Lear
eng 13½x10 cm
Butler 178
   
1967(160)
Cushman, George Hewitt, 1814-1876
Edwin Forrest as King Lear
eng 13½x10 cm
proof without letters
Butler 178
   
1967(162)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. J. P. Kemble, as Rolla. London, G. Virtue, 1825
eng 10x8 cm
drawn by Harlow
   
1967(164)
Evans, William
Booth. [London] Mathews & Leigh, 1807
eng 14½x9½ cm
   
1967(166)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Cooke as King Lear
eng 14½x8½ cm
C. R. Leslie, artist
[Engraved for the Mirror of Taste]
Stauffer 734, Butler 215
   
1967(168)
Garrick, E. Kean, Betterton, Peg Woffington, Mrs. Siddons
eng 12½x8½ cm
   
1967(170)
Meyer, Henry, 1783-1847
Leigh Hunt
eng 14½x8 cm
Engraved by H. Meyer from a drawing by J. Hayter
   
1967(174a)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. E. Forrest as Rolla. Philadelphia, A. R. Poole, 1827
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 584, Butler 203
   
1967(175)
Halpin, Frederick W., 1805-1880
Edwin Forrest at 45
eng 9x8½ cm
proof without letters
Butler 344
   
1967(176)
Halpin, Frederick W., 1805-1880
Edwin Forrest at 45
eng 9x8½ cm
Butler 344
   
1967(178)
Sartain, John, 1808-1897
Daniel Webster. Philadelphia, M. P. Simons, 1847
eng 11½x9½ cm
Engraved by J. Sartain, from a dag by M. P. Simons
   
1967(180)
Jackman, William G
Edwin Forrest as Virginius. [ca. 1860]
eng 13½x10½ cm
Butler 455
   
1967(182)
Jackman, William G
Edwin Forrest as Virginius. [ca. 1860]
eng13½x10½ cm
proof without letters
Butler 455
   
1967(184)
Edwin Booth
eng 8½x8½ cm
proof without letters
   
1967(186)
Cushman, George Hewitt, 1814-1876
Edwin Forrest as Hamlet
eng 13½x10 cm
proof without letters
Butler 177
   
1967(188)
Cushman, George Hewitt, 1814-1876
Edwin Forrest as Hamlet
eng 13½x10 cm
proof without letters
Butler 177
   
1967(190)
Hall, Charles Bryan, 1840-1896
[J. B. Booth as Hamlet]
eng 7½x7 cm
proof without letters
Butler 321
   
1967(192)
Wright, Thomas, 1792-1849
Charles Young Esqr. London, A. Wivell, 1822
eng 10½x8½ cm
A. Wivell, artist
Proof, Plate 3
   
1967(194)
Edwin Booth
eng 11½x10½ cm
   
1967(196)
Ormsby, Waterman Lilly, 1809-1883
Thos. S. Hamblin [ca. 1835]
eng 10½x8½ cm
Butler 763
   
1967(199)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
William Davidge
eng 8½x8 cm
Sarony, artist
Butler 424
   
1967(200)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Elizabeth Ponisi
eng 9x8 cm
Butler 395
   
1967(201)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Henry Clay
eng 11½x9 cm
Engraved by J. B. Longacre from a painting by W. J. Hubard
   
1967(206)
Andrew Jackson Allen, old costumer of Edwin Forrest, in a favorite character
wood eng 13x6 cm
   
1967(210)
Brady, Mathew B., ca. 1823-1896
Edwin Forrest. N. Y., Photo-Gravure Co., ca. 1858
photoprint 16x9 cm6
   
1967(212)
Meyer, Henry, 1783-1847
Edwin Forrest [1836]
photoprint 13x9½ cm
Butler 621 reduced
   
1967(214)
William Shakespear. London, J. Hinton
eng 16x10½ cm
Engraved for the Universal Magazine
   
1967(216)
Adlard, H
John Dryden. London, Welton & Jarvis, 1822
eng 10½x7 cm
   
1967(221)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Macready, as Henry Vth
eng 15x8½ cm
J. W. Gear, artist
Engraved for the Dramatic Magazine
 
1967(223)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Booth as Brutus. [London] G. Virtue, 1826
eng 7½x5 cm
T. Wageman, artist
Butler 813
   
1967(226)
Mote, W. H.
Douglas Jerrold. London, Kent & Co. (late D. Bogue)
eng 12½x9 cm
Taken from the marble bust by E. H. Bailey
   
1967(228)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
Mr. Macready as Macbeth. Philadelphia, Thomas T. Ash, 1827
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 611, Butler 206
 
1967(230)
Mr. Mitchell as Richard No. III
eng 19½x11 cm
AB, artist
   
1967(233)
Schoff, S. A.
[Bulwer]
eng 6x6 cm
   
1967(234)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
C. Kean
eng 4x3½ cm
"#9 of 55 signed proofs. J. O. Wright & Co."
   
1967(236)
Page
Mr. Charles Kean as Sir Giles Overreach. London, J. Duncombe & Co.
eng 9x8 cm
   
1967(238)
N. P. Willis
eng 11x9½ cm
   
1967(240)
Meyer, Henry, 1783-1847
Mr. Kemble. [London], Mathews & Leigh, 1808
eng 14½x9½ cm
Stuart, artist
   
1967(242)
Caldwall
Pope
eng 12x7 cm
Jarvis, artist
   
1967(244)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Macklin
eng 9x7 cm
Stauffer 816, Butler 221
   
1967(246)
Colley Cibber Esqr
eng 9x7 cm
   
1967(248)
Hall (H. B.) & Sons
Edwin Forrest as Richard III. [ca. 1860]
eng 13½x10 cm
proof without letters
Butler 337
   
1967(250)
Hall (H. B.) & Sons
Edwin Forrest as Richard III. [ca. 1860]
eng 13½x10 cm
Butler 337
   
1967(252)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Cooke as Richard III
eng 18x9½ cm
C. R. Leslie, artist
engraved for the Mirror of Taste
Butler 216
 
1967(254)
Ridley, William, 1764-1838
The late Mr. Mossop, the celebrated tragedian. [London] Verner & Hood, 1799
eng 9x7½ cm
engraved by Ridley from an original drawing by Mortimer in the possession of W. T. Lewis, Esqr.
   
1967(258)
Robin, Augustus
Edwin Forrest as Macbeth [ca. 1845]
eng 14x10 cm
Butler 804
   
1967(261)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mrs. Siddons, as Queen Catherine. [London] Simkin & Marshall, 1824
eng 10½x8
   
1967(262)
Halpin, J
Miss C. Wemyss
eng 10½x8 cm
engraved for the Mirror Drama
   
1967(266)
Alex. Pope Esq.
eng 13x7½ cm
   
1967(268)
Cook, H. R.
Mr. Charles Kemble as Giraldi Fazio. London, T. & I. Elvey, 1821
eng 12½x7½ cm
   
1967(271)
Ormsby, Waterman Lilly, 1809-1883
Edwin Forrest
eng 18x11 cm
produced for Modern Standard Drama
Brady, Dag.
Butler 759
   
1967(272)
Leney, William S
Goldsmith. N. Y., W. Durrell, 1809
eng 8x6½ cm
painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds
 
1967(274)
Hall, Charles Bryan, 1840-1896
E. L. Davenport as Brutus
eng 12½x9 cm
artist: CBH
Butler 317
   
1967(277)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Richard Cumberland Esqr
eng 19x12 cm
 
1967(278)
Mr. Kean, as Sir Giles Overreach. London, J. McCormick, 1830
eng 12x9 cm
engraved for the Dramatic Magazine
   
1967(280)
Cronin, David Edward, b. 1839
Edwin Forrest as King Lear
ink sketch 7½x8 cm
artist: DEC
   
1967(284)
Mr. Cooke
eng 8x6½ cm
   
1967(294)
Hall, Charles Bryan, 1840-1896
Edwin Forrest as Coriolanus
eng 12½x9 cm
Butler 320
 
1967(296)
Thomson
Mr. Kean, as Coriolanus. [London] Simkin & Marshall, 1820
eng 11½x7½ cm
engraved by Thompson from an original drawing by Wageman
 
1967(298)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mr. Cooke [ca. 1800]
eng 9½x8 cm
Sully, artist
Stauffer 733, Butler 222
   
1967(300)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. John Kemble as Cato
eng 7½x5 cm
engraved by J. Rogers from a drawing by T. Wageman
 
1967(302)
Willard, A
Andrew Jackson, President of the United States
eng 9x7 cm
   
1967(304)
Magee, John L
Illustrations of the Dramatists: no. 1 [Edwin Forrest as] Coriolanus. Philadelphia, J. L. Magee
lith in color 14½x9 cm
Butler 598
   
1967(306)
Sartain, Samuel, 1830-1906
John W. Forney
eng 8½x9 cm
 
1967(308)
Richardson, Russel R
[Fort Hill, Forrest’s home on Hudson]
photoengraving 7x11½ cm
   
1967(311)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mr. Wood
eng 9x7½ cm
T. Sully, artist
Stauffer 919, Butler 227
   
1967(312)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
Mr. Wallack, as Alessandro Massaroni in the Brigand. London, Whittaker Treacher & Co., 1830
eng 13½x9½ cm
R. Cruikshank, artist
Butler 815
   
1967(315)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Mr. Jefferson as Solus
eng 9x7½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
from a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 785, Butler 225
   
1967(316)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mr. Warren as Sir Peter Teazle. [Philadelphia, Poole, 1826?]
eng 18½x11½ cm
Lopez & Wemyss’ edition
after a painting by J. Neagle
Stauffer 2102, Butler 563
   
1967(318)
Illman, Thomas, d. ca. 1859
Edmund Simpson. New York, Neal & Mackenzie
eng 9x7 cm
from a painting by Jarvis; G. Neale, printer
Butler 438 (variant imprint)
 
1967(320)
Jeens, Charles Henry, 1827-1879
W. C. Macready
eng 7½x6 cm
from a miniature by R. Thorburn
   
1967(322)
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886
[Macready, as] William Tell
eng 9½x7 cm
from a painting by H. Inman; printed by J. Burton
Stauffer 612; Butler 199
   
1967(326)
Page, R
Mr. Macready, as King John. London, G. Virtue
eng 11x7½ cm
T. Wageman, artist
   
1967(333)
Macready
eng 10x9 cm
proof
   
1967(340)
Hopwood, James, 1752-1819
Mr. Macready, as Orestes. [London] Simpkin & Marshall, 1819
eng 11½x7½ cm
from a painting by DeWilde
 
1967(346)
Cooper, Robert
Mr. Sinclair. [London, S. Robinson]
eng 11½x9½ cm
painted by Sharp
Butler 165
   
1967(355)
Orr, N
Catharine N. Forrest. N. Y.
eng 10½x7½ cm
   
1967(369)
Richardson, Benjamin, 1835-1926
Old National Theatre, corner of Leonard and Church Streets. N. Y.
eng 8½x11 cm
   
1967(370)
Mrs. Catharine Sinclair, divorced wife of Edwin Forrest, in the character of "Lady Teazle"
eng 12x9 cm
   
1967(372)
Charles Melton Walcot, comedian. ca. 1868
eng 10x8 cm
artist: AB
Butler 119
   
1967(374)
Soper, Richard F., ca. 1810-ca. 1862
John Brougham [ca. 1850]
eng 8x7 cm
engraved for French’s American Drama
Butler 894
   
1967(376)
Williams (E. G.) & Bro.
Henry Placide. N. Y.
eng 10x9½ cm
Butler 1926(48)
   
1967(378)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
Charlotte Cushman. ca. 1896
eng 8x7 cm
Butler 388 (variant date)
   
1967(380)
Wallack’s Theatre, Broadway at Broome Street
eng 8½x11 cm
[Brougham Lyceum]
   
1967(382)
Sarony, Major & Knapp
Broadway Theatre, 1859. New York, for D. T. Valentine’s Manual, 1861
lith 15½x9½ cm
   
1967(384a)
Hall (H. B.) & Sons
Edwin Forrest at 65. [ca. 1871]
eng 11½x11½ cm
proof without letters
Butler 338
   
1967(385)
Hall (H. B.) & Sons
Edwin Forrest at 65. [ca. 1871]
eng 11½x11½ cm
Butler 338
   
1967(386)
David Garrick, Esqr
eng 12½x9½ cm
   
1967(388)
William Hazlitt. (Aged 30) from an original miniature on ivory painted by his brother. London, Richard Bentley, 1867
eng 9x7½ cm
   
1967(390)
Edwin Forrest, from his favorite portrait, from a dag, by Brady, 1852
photoengraving 14½x11 cm
   
1967(392)
Thompson, D. George, d. 1870
Edwin Forrest as Shylock
eng 13½x10 cm
proof without letters
Butler 931
   
1967(394)
Thompson, D. George, d. 1870
Edwin Forrest as Shylock
eng 13½x10 cm
Butler 931
   
1967(396)
McKean Buchanan
lith 7½x7 cm
   
1967(398)
Wooding, J
Thomas Betterton
eng 12x10 cm
from a painting by Godfrey Kneller
   
1967(401)
Jackman, William G
Joseph C. Neal
eng 15½x11½ cm
painted by John Neagle
   
1967(403)
Walnut Street Theatre
wood eng 7½x12 cm
   
1967(404)
Lafayette. [Paris] Lith de Delpech
lith 9x10 cm
artist: NC
   
1967(406)
Johnston, David Claypool, 1799-1865
[Group in character costumes] Boston
eng 7x11½ cm
included are: Kean, Barnes, Brown, Finn, Kilner, Jefferson, Mathews
Butler 480
   
1967(408)
[Caricature of Forrest as Spartacus]
water color sketch 9x9 cm
1967(410)
Avery
The great "American Tragedian"
eng 13x10 cm
artist: JML
   
1967(412)
Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Smillie
Metamora. Boston, D. H. Williams
eng 12x8½ cm
Frederick S. Agate, artist
Butler 789
   
1967(415)
Bowen, J. T.
R. Penn Smith
lith 10½x9½ cm
Executed for Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine
   
1967(416)
Madeley, G. E.
Mr. Edwin Forrest, the American Tragedian, as the Gladiator. London, G. E. Madeley
lith 14x10 cm
Butler 591
   
1967(418)
Magee, John L
Illustrations of the Departments: no. 2 [Edwin Forrest as] Spartacus. Philadelphia, J. L. Magee
lith in color 14½x9 cm
Butler 599
   
1967(421)
Roberts
Robt M. Bird
eng 5x4 cm
   
1967(422)
American Academy of Music
Playbill, December 14, 1861. Edwin Forrest in Richard III.
 
1967(424)
American Academy of Music
Playbill, December 4, 1861. Edwin Forrest in Hamlet: Prince of Denmark.
 
1967(426)
American Academy of Music
Playbill, December 20, 1861. Edwin Forrest in Richelieu: or, The conspiracy.
   
1967(428)
John R. Scott, the tragedian, as Ingomar
eng 19x10½ cm
   
1967(431)
R. T. Conrad
eng 7x6 cm
   
1967(432)
The Park Theatre
eng 6x6½ cm
   
1967(434)
New Chestnut Street Theatre
Playbill, April 8, 1867. J. E. Murdoch in School for Scandal. [newspaper clipping]
   
1967(436)
Walnut Street Theatre
Playbill, November 18, 1868. Edwin Forrest in Jack Cade.
   
1967(438)
American Academy of Music
Playbill, January 6, 1862. Edwin Forrest in Othello.
   
1967(440)
Childs, Cephas Grier, 1793-1871
Miss Clara Fisher. Philadelphia, R. H. Hobson [ca. 1870]
lith 16x11 cm
Hubard, artist
Butler 127
   
1967(442)
Ferguson
Edwin Forrest
wood eng 12x9½ cm
   
1967(444)
New Chestnut Street
Playbill, March 23, 1863. Edwin Forrest in Lear.
 
1967(446)
American Academy of Music
Playbill, January 8, 1862. Edwin Forrest in Macbeth.
   
1967(448)
Walnut Street Theatre
The Player. February 24, 1868. Program for J. W. Wallack in Oliver Twist
   
1967(451)
Lely, Sir Peter, 1618-1680
Eleanor Gwynne, from a painting by Sir Peter Lely
eng 8x7 cm
engraved for the Dramatic Magazine
Butler 546
   
1967(453)
First Chestnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, opened in 1794
eng 10½x13 cm
   
1967(455)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Samuel Johnson. Boston, Willliam Andrews & Lemuel Blake, 1807
eng 11½x9
   
1967(456)
Holl, B
Mr. Kean in the character of Richard the Third. 1819
eng 12x9½ cm
from a picture by DeWilde
Lady’s Magazine, January 1819
   
1967(458)
Kennerly
Mr. Kean as Richard 3rd
eng 10x7 cm
Marks, artist
   
1967(460)
Jackman, William G
Edwin Forrest. New York, Moore & Bernard, 1860
eng 10x8½ cm
from a photograph
Butler 456
 
1967(462)
Walnut Street Theatre
Playbill, April 28, 1869. J. H. Hackett in Henry IV
   
1967(465)
Shirley Brooks
eng 15½x12 cm
   
1967(466)
Devrient, W
Dav. Garrick. Zwickau, bei Gebr. Schumann
eng 9x7 cm
   
1967(468)
American Academy of Music
Program, October 13, 1865. Mr. and Mrs. Charles King in Merchant of Venice.
[newspaper clipping]
   
1967(471)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Cooke as Sir Pertinax Macsycophant
eng 11x8 cm
C. R. Leslie, artist
engraved for Mirror Taste
Stauffer 733, Butler 217
   
1967(472)
Rogers, John, ca. 1808-ca. 1888
The late Mr. G. F. Cooke as Stukely, [London] Simpkin & Marshall, 1823
eng 11½x8 cm
   
1967(474)
Hollyer, Samuel, 1826-1919
John Gilbert. Guttenberg, N. J., S. Hollyer, 1889
eng 9x8 cm
Butler 405
   
1967(476)
Woodman, Richard, 1784-1859
Mr. Emery, as John Moody. [London] Simpkin & Marshall, 1819
eng 12x8 cm
from a painting by DeWilde
   
1967(478)
Heath, James, 1757-1834
Miss O’Neill. [London] G. S. Robinson, 1815
eng 9x7 cm
drawn from life by W. M. Craig
   
1967(480)
Jones, John, 1740-1797
Mr. John Henderson. London, J. Sewell, 1786
eng 18x11½ cm
T. Gainsborough, artist
European Magazine
   
1967(482)
Ritchie, A. H.
J. W. Forney
eng 12x9 cm
   
1967(484)
Walnut Street Theatre
The Player. April 14, 1868 Program for Edwin Booth in Hamlet
   
1967(486)
Robson, Charles
S. D. Gross. Philadelphia, Chas. Robson
eng 11x11 cm
   
1967(488)
Edwin, David, 1776-1841
Garrick
eng 9½x7½ cm
engraved for Mirror of Taste
   
1967(490)
Roberts, R
Mr. Forrest as Richelieu
wood eng 14x11 cm
Magee, artist
   
1967(492)
Walnut Street Theatre
The Player. May 30, 1868
Program for John Brougham in Dombey & Son
   
1967(494)
Walnut Street Theatre
Playbill, October 23, 1868. E. L. Davenport in Damon and Pythias
   
1967(497)
Welch, Thomas B, 1814-1874
[Geo. W. Childs]
eng 13x10 cm
proof without letters
   
1967(498)
John Swift, Mayor of Philadelphia
lith 8½x8 cm
   
1967(500)
Forrest
photolithograph 8x5½ cm
   
1967(502)
Harrison, Gabriel, 1818-1902
Forrest as Virginius
photolithograph 14½x8 cm
   
1967(505)
Cronin, David Edward, b. 1839
Edwin Forrest as Metamoa
pen drawing 8x5½ cm
   
1967(506)
Theatrical Observer. November 21, 1833
2 l.
Printed by J. W. J. Niles at No. 110 Baltimore Street [Baltimore?]
   
1967(508)
Forrest, Edwin, 1806-1872
Autograph, June 2, 1860
   
1967(510)
Ansel, G. L.
Edwin Forrest
eng 11x7½ cm
proof without letters
Butler 17
   
1967(512)
The Edwin Forrest Home
Invitation to the commemoration of the three hundred and forty-seventh anniversary of the birthday of William Shakespeare. April 25, 1911.
   
1967(514)
Johnston, David Claypool, 1799-1865
[Group in character costumes] Boston
eng 5x11 cm
includes: Francis, H. Wallack, Pelby, Warren, Burke, Wood, Hilson
   
1967(517)
Newsam, Albert, 1809-1869
J. W. Wallack. Philadelphia, P. S. Duval Lith
lith 13x10½ cm
Wageman, artist
Engraved for Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine
Butler 736
   
1967(518)
Graham, A. W.
Wm. B. Wood
eng 9½x8 cm
from a dag by M. P. Simons
Butler 302
   
1967(520)
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869
Mrs. Siddons, in the character of the tragic muse
eng 11x9 cm
from a picture by Sir Joshua Reynolds
   
1967(522)
Massard, L
Rachel, D’apres une photographie faite en 1851. [Paris] Jouaust Ed.
eng 17½x12 cm
   
1968
Rees, James, 1802-1885
Reminiscences of Edwin Forrest, by James Rees. (Written for the Philadelphia Sunday Mercury.) [February 23, 1873]
51 l., unbound, mounted newspaper clippings
Also 31 l. unbound, mounted newspaper clippings on Forrest, 1872-1887
PN 2287. F6 R44
   
1969
Reignolds, Catherine Mary, 1836?-1911
Yesterdays with actors
, by Catherine Mary Reignolds-Winslow. Boston, Cupples and Hurd, 1887
201 p., frontis., illus., ports
Added title page with vignette port
PN 2287 W5 A3
   
1970
Rice, Dan, 1823-1900
Dan Rice’s original comic and sentimental poetic effusions. Philadelphia, Robert F. Simpson, 1860.
84 p., frontis. port, illus.
Paper covers, illus.
Cover title: Dan Rice’s American humorist & Shaksperian jester song and joke book
PS 2698 R4
   
1971
Rice, Edward Leroy, b. 1871
Monarchs of minstrelsy, from "Daddy" Rice to date by Edw. Le Roy Rice. New York, Kenny Publishing Company, ca. 1911
366 p., frontis. port, illus., ports
ML 106 U3 R4
   
1972
Rice, Edward Leroy, b. 1871
1000 men of minstrelsy and 1 woman which will include Geo. Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. Compiled by Edw. Le Roy Rice. [New York] ca. 1909
20 p.
Cover-title, paper covers
ML 106 U3 R42
   
1973
Ringgold, Ben T., 1835-1905
Forty-six years of my life on the stage, by Ben T. Ringgold. [New York, Press of J. A. Whiteman, 1900]
17 p., port
Paper covers
Obit. clipping on inside front cover
PN 2287 R55
   
1974
Robins, Edward, 1862-1943Echos of the playhouse. Reminiscences of some past glories of the English stage. By Edward Robins, Jr. New York, G. P. Putman’s Sons, 1895
331 p., frontis., plates, ports, facs.
Flyleaf inscription from author to Robert C. Butler, May 24, 1905
Also attached letter, Edward Robins to [Robert C. Butler], n.d.: "This book is now out of print. The plates and few remaining unsold copies have been destroyed, by my order, and "Echoes" is no longer "on the market." I thought, therefore, you might like an extra copy."
Another copy, with inscription [p. vii] from Robins to Butler, January 21, 1901
PN 2593 R6
   
1975
Robins, Edward, 1862-1943
The palmy days of Nance Oldfield, by Edward Robins, with portraits. Chicago, Herbert S. Stone & Co., 1898.
277 p., frontis., ports
Endleaf inscription: Edward Robins to Robert Cushman Butler, n. d. "I am very glad to present to you this copy of "The Palmy Days of Nance Oldfield," and with it the original manuscript of the book." [Butler 1613]
PN 2598 O5 R6
   
1976
Robinson, Mary Darby, 1758-1800
Memoirs of the late Mrs. Robinson, written by herself. From the edition edited by her daughter. London, Whittaker, Treacher, and Arnot, 1830
155 p., frontis. port
DA 538 A35 A18
   
1977
Robson, William, 1785-1863
The old play-goer. London, Joseph Masters, 1846
252 p.
Written in the form of letters to Charles Kendall
Bookplate of Thomas Jefferson McKee
PN 2594 R6
   
1978
Sanford, Samuel S., 1821-1905
Sanford’s plantation melodies, containing a selection of songs as sung by his great band of minstrels throughout the United States and British provinces, with greate success. Philadelphia, Robert F. Simpson, 1860
67, [5] p., frontis. port, illus.
"The illustrations of this book are engraved on wood, by Noble & Nagle, from photographs, taken by Dinmore & Co., Philadelphia."
Cover title and imprint: Sanford’s plantation melodies. Philadelphia, E. Price
Paper covers
PN 3195 S3
   
1979
Sargent, George Henry, 1867-1931
Lauriat’s, 1872-1922; being a sketch of early Boston booksellers with some account of Charles E. Lauriat Company and its founder Charles E. Lauriat. Written for the "Boston Evening Transcript" by George H. Sargent. Boston, Privately printed, 1922
58 p., frontis. (port), plates
Z 8622.7 S24
   
1980
Seilhamer, George Overcash, 1839-1916
An interviewer’s album: comprising a series of chats with eminent players and playwrights. By G. O. Seilhamer. Embellished with fine portraits never engraved. New York, Alvin Perry & Co., 1881-1882. 16 parts
128 p., ports (unbound)
[Edition limited to 300 copies; 24 parts were projected]
Contents: I. Madame Achille; II. Mademoiselle Augusta; III. Mary Ann Horton; IV. Cornelius Mathews; V. Herr Cline; VI. Charles R. Thorne; VII. Henry C. Timm; VIII. John Banvard; IX. Ann Seguin; X. Alexina Fisher Baker; XI. Fitz William Rosier; XII. Edmon S. Conner; XIII. Benjamin A. Baker; XIV. Anna Bishop; XV. Thomas H. Hadaway; XVI. Alexander Allan
PN 2285 S4
   
1981
A sketch of the life of James William Wallack, (senior,) late actor and manager. New York, T. H. Morrell, 1865
61, [2] p.
Title vignette (port)
"Edition, 250 copies, of which 50 are on large paper."
Compiled "with some variations, and numerous additions, from the various obituary notices that appeared in the newspapers of the day, and more particularly in the columns of the New York Tribune and Herald." Preface
PN 2287 W27 S4
   
1982
Smith, George Charles
A narrative of the falling of the Brunswick Theatre, Wells Street, Wellclose Square. By the Rev. G. C. Smith. London, W. K. Wakefield, 1828.
l v., (each part separately paged), illus.
Six parts. Each part has added title page. (Part one is fifth edition.)
Bound with the author’s The Royal Brunswick; or a series of plans designed to be promoted under the direction of the Royal Brunswick Maritime Establishment, in buildings to be erected upon the ground lately occupied by the Royal Brunswick Theatre, in Wells Street, Wellclose Square. London, W. K. Wakefield, [1828?]
PN 2596 L7 B7x
   
1983
Smith, Solomon Franklin, 1801-1869
Sol. Smith’s theatrical apprenticeship. Comprising a sketch of the first seven years of his professional life; together with anecdotes and sketches of adventure in after years. Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson and Brothers, ca. 1845, ca. 1854.
215 p., plates. (Library of Humorous American Works)
Added title page: Theatrical apprenticeship of Sol. Smith
Illustrations by Darley
Paper covers bound in, illus.
PN 2287 S6 A3 1845
   
1984
Smith, Solomon Franklin, 1801-1869
The theatrical journey-work and anecdotal recollections of Sol. Smith, . . . comprising a sketch of the second seven years of his professional life; together with sketches of adventures in after years with a portrait of the author. Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson & Brothers, ca. 1854
254 p., frontis. port (Library of Humorous American Works)
Paper covers bound in, illus.
PN 2287 S6 A33
   
1985
Smith, Solomon Franklin, 1801-1869
Theatrical management in the west and south for thirty years. Interspersed with anecdotical sketches: autobiographically given by Sol. Smith, retired actor. With fifteen illustrations and a portrait of the author. New York, Harper & Brothers, 1868.
275 p., illus., port
[Illustrations by Darley]
"I have heretofore (in 1845 and 1855) published two small volumes, which in their day had considerable circulation: some of their contents are here; and moreover, a few of the sketches which I herein give are reclaimed from Burton’s Encyclopedia of Wit and Humor. . ." Preface
PN 2287 S6 A5 1868
   
1986
Stebbins, Emma, 1815-1882
Charlotte Cushman: her letters and memories of her life. Edited by her friend, Emma Stebbins. Boston, Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1879
308 p., frontis. port, illus. plates
Flyleaf inscription: Maurice, New Years 1880
PN 2287 C8 S7 1879
   
1987
Stephens, Henry Louis, 1824-1882
The comic natural history of the human race: designed and illustrated by Henry L. Stephens. Philadelphia, S. Robinson, ca. 1851
216 p., col. plates
Colored paper cover bound in
Letters, Butler 1561-1562, enclosed
PS 2919 S4 C6

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