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  • Date: from 1850 - 1859
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    • [Clipping, Cast list, "Rip Van Winkle", Cleveland Theatre, Cleveland]

    • 1855-10-29
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Clipping of the cast list from the program for 'Rip Van Winkle' performed Oct. 29, 1855 at the Cleveland Theatre in Cleveland, OH. It lists John Ellsler in the role of Rip Van Winkle. Two other pieces were also performed that evening, 'Immortals'...
    • [Book Plate of W. C. Macready]

    • 1851-02-26
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • A book plate believed to be from 'The Complete Works of Shakspere [sic]' edited by J. O. Halliwell and published by John Tallis & Co. in 1860. The black and white illustration shows Mr. W. C. Macready delivering his farewell address at the Theatre...
    • [Broadside for Broadway Theatre, New York, "Richelieu"]

    • 1853-03-10
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside for the Broadway Theatre in New York, advertising the play 'Richelieu' for Thursday evening, March 10th, 1853. Playing Cardinal Richelieu was Edwin Forrest (1806-1872). The broadside contains the cast lists of 'Richelieu' and the...
    • [Broadside for Haymarket Theatre, London, "Guy Mannering"]

    • 1855-06-25
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Broadside of Haymarket Theatre in London, UK for Monday, June 25, 1855, advertising the melodrama 'Guy Mannering.' The broadside is letterpressed on rag paperstock and contains the cast list of the play.
    • [Correspondence from W. C. Macready]

    • 1857-02-10
    • MSS255 Robert C. Hansen Performing Arts Collection
    • Correspondence from actor W. C. Macready (1793-1873) to Geo. E. H. Ryan Esq. on Feb. 10, 1857. The note is written in ink on a small, one-sided piece of off-white stationery with a solid black edge motif.
    • The physical geography of the sea [binding]

    • 1856
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish purple (C229) morocco grain cloth; gilt centerpiece of two ships at sea on front cover, blind double rule borders on front and back covers; gilt lettering and blind rules on spine; yellow coated endpapers.
    • The country [binding]

    • 1858
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Reddish purple calico-texture cloth; gilt title within double gilt rules on deeply blindstamped oval panel; panel surrounded by pattern of gilt flowers, leaves, spirals, rules and ornaments, all within gilt triple rule border; design repeated on...
    • Poems [binding]

    • 1851
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Deep red (C13) morocco grain cloth; gilt diced rule pattern on covers and spine within gilt double rule border on covers; a.e.g.; beige endpapers.
    • The gentle shepherd : a pastoral comedy [binding]

    • 1852
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish-green (C151) vertical rib cloth; gilt publisher's device of a passenger pigeon holding a letter in its beak and corner stars within blind-stamped triple rule border, repeated on back cover in blind; gilt lettering and gilt and blind...
    • The poetical works of Eliza Cook [binding]

    • 1853
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark blue (C183) morocco grain cloth; gilt ornaments and central figure of woman leaning on arm chair within gilt triple rule border, repeated in blind on back cover; gilt ornaments and lettering on spine.
    • The story of Mont Blanc [binding]

    • 1853
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish green (C151) vertical rib cloth; gilt oval panel of mountaineers (after ill. on p. 258), blind triple rule border; gilt lettering and blind rules on spine; design repeated on back cover in blind; beige endpapers.
    • Elegy written in a country church-yard [binding]

    • 1856
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Moderate brown (C58) vertical rib cloth; gilt title within gilt oval panel bordered by blind stamped vine and leaf design and blind triple rule border, oval panel and borders repeated in blind on back cover; decorative gilt spine; a.e.g.; pale...
    • Knick-knacks from an editor's table [binding]

    • 1853
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark purple (C225) ribbed-morocco grain cloth; gilt central vignette of man at desk (after added t.p. ill.) within ornate gilt frame, blindstamped triple rule border; design repeated on back cover in blind; gilt lettering and floral design on...
    • Thomson and Pollok : containing The seasons [binding]

    • 1853
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Dark grayish brown (C62) vertical rib cloth; central oval surrounded by gilt decorative band and floral, leaf and vine border, all within decorative gilt border; repeated on back cover; motif repeated on spine, gilt lettering; a.e.g.; yellow coated...
    • The culprit fay [binding]

    • 1859
    • Charles M. Adams American Trade Bindings Collection
    • Reddish brown (C46) bead cloth; blind-stamped publishers monogram and blind bead and line borders on covers; gilt lettering and rules on spine; dark brown coated endpapers. Binder's label "Geo. W. Alexander, Binder, New-York" mounted on inside back...

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