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Theatre.- Bancroft (Squire) 48 Autograph Letters signed to various recipients, 1877-1920.

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Theatre.- Bancroft (Squire) 48 Autograph Letters signed to various recipients, 1877-1920.
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Theatre.- Bancroft (Sir Squire, actor-manager, 1841-1926) 48 Autograph Letters signed, together 89pp. and 3 correspondence cards, 8vo et infra, 18 Berkeley Square, Garrick Club and elsewhere, 1877-1920, correspondents include Sir Whitworth Wallis (museum and gallery curator, 1855-1927), Sir Robert William Edis (architect, 1839-1927), Charles Henry Hall (dean of Christ Church, Oxford, 1763-1827), Edward Levy-Lawson (newspaper proprietor, 1833-1916), George Bradley (dean of Westminster, 1821-1903), Sir Henry Thompson (surgeon, 1820-1904) etc., (1). "... I send you some old studs which I have had for many yeas. When you plan and 'old country part' they will be pretty if used to fasten the lace at your wrists and shirt front. ..." [To 'Bertie', an actor to whom two letters are written.] (2). "I send you my best thanks for your kind letter and have told the Lord Chief that you will second me ..." [To Sir Henry Thompson.] (3). "... I know that when I have acted pathos I have not yet satisfied you. However, your criticisms have at least met with the result of an earnest effort on my part to abandon the faults you have pointed out ..." [To Sir Henry Thomson], folds.
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Theatre.- Bancroft (Squire) 48 Autograph Letters signed to various recipients, 1877-1920.

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0051: Theatre.- Bancroft (Squire) 48 Autograph Letters signed to various recipients, 1877-1920.

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Theatre.- Bancroft (Sir Squire, actor-manager, 1841-1926) 48 Autograph Letters signed, together 89pp. and 3 correspondence cards, 8vo et infra, 18 Berkeley Square, Garrick Club and elsewhere, 1877-1920, correspondents include Sir Whitworth Wallis (museum and gallery curator, 1855-1927), Sir Robert William Edis (architect, 1839-1927), Charles Henry Hall (dean of Christ Church, Oxford, 1763-1827), Edward Levy-Lawson (newspaper proprietor, 1833-1916), George Bradley (dean of Westminster, 1821-1903), Sir Henry Thompson (surgeon, 1820-1904) etc., (1). "... I send you some old studs which I have had for many yeas. When you plan and 'old country part' they will be pretty if used to fasten the lace at your wrists and shirt front. ..." [To 'Bertie', an actor to whom two letters are written.] (2). "I send you my best thanks for your kind letter and have told the Lord Chief that you will second me ..." [To Sir Henry Thompson.] (3). "... I know that when I have acted pathos I have not yet satisfied you. However, your criticisms have at least met with the result of an earnest effort on my part to abandon the faults you have pointed out ..." [To Sir Henry Thomson], folds.

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