OPENING NIGHT Of The C. D. HESS ENGLISH OPERA TROUPE. The Performance Will Consist of Donizetti's Charming Opera "Lucia di Lammermoor". Wednesday Evening, May 2nd, 1877. [Rear Side Advert]: Presented by Ross' Millinery Emporium - Straw Goods, Flowers and Feathers, Ribbons, Silks, Etc. Etc. A. L. - Publisher. McCullough Bancroft, John, Barton Hill - Managers. Mr. S. Behrens - Musical Director.

OPENING NIGHT Of The C. D. HESS ENGLISH OPERA TROUPE. The Performance Will Consist of Donizetti's Charming Opera "Lucia di Lammermoor". Wednesday Evening, May 2nd, 1877. [Rear Side Advert]: Presented by Ross' Millinery Emporium - Straw Goods, Flowers and Feathers, Ribbons, Silks, Etc. Etc.

(San Francisco): A. L. Bancroft & Co., Printers, 721 Market St, 1877. 1st printing. Single piece of silk, printed both sides. Illustration of the Baldwin Hotel to advert side. 8-9/16" x 5-1/4". Program and rear advert printed in black ink to white silk cloth. Fraying to edges of cloth, light yellow staining (no hinderance to text) to program side. Light creasing to bottom right edge. Otherwise, an About VG example. Item #39488

An early San Francisco theater program, printed on silk. A. L. Bancroft was the brother of noted historian and collector Hubert Howe Bancroft, who donated his library to UCLA and for which the Bancroft Library is named. H. H. Bancroft began his own publishing house which in 1868 he resigned from in favor of his brother.

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Rare.

Price: $250.00