Lust for Fame: The Stage Career of John Wilkes Booth, p.69, but THIS PERFORMANCE NOT RECORDED). Booth's theatrical posters are increasingly scarce." /> [BOOTH, John Wilkes]. Printed playbill for a performance in which Booth appeared at the Boston Museum, Boston, Mass., on 4 February 1863. <I>Folio playbill, 435 x 135 mm., minor staining, mounted on card.</I> Similar to the preceding, advertising the appearance of Booth as Claude Melnotte in <I>Lady of Lyons</I>, by Edward Bulwer Lytton. Reviewers often noted that the work was one "which would be 'especially pleasing to the ladies'" (G. Samples, <I>Lust for Fame: The Stage Career of John Wilkes Booth</I>, p.69, but THIS PERFORMANCE NOT RECORDED). Booth's theatrical posters are increasingly scarce. | Christie's