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COVENT GARDEN BOOKS - NUMBER 1: BALLET 1946-1947. Editor: Anthony Gishford

By: (Gishford, Anthony; editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: [London]: Printed by Jarrold and Sons Ltd. Norwich and Published bu the Covent Garden Opera Trust, (1946).: (1946).

Seller ID: 20451


[London]: Printed by Jarrold and Sons Ltd. Norwich and Published bu the Covent Garden Opera Trust, (1946).. (1946).. Very good. - Quarto, 11-3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide. Softcover, bound in color pictorial wraps illustrated by James Bailey. The covers are slightly rubbed along the extremities. 64 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white and in color. There is a tiny dent to the front edge of the front cover and first few leaves. Very good. Includes contribut... View more info

MARTHA GRAHAM: Portrait of the Lady as an Artist. Text by LeRoy Leatherman. Photographs by Martha Swope

By: (Graham, Martha). (Swope, Martha). Leatherman, LeRoy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1966).: (1966).

Seller ID: 20102


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1966).. (1966).. Good. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is very lightly rubbed with a tiny chip out of the cloth at the bottom corner of the front cover. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with creasing & short tears to to the top & bottom edges. There is foxing to the rear fold. 178 & [3] pages plus colophon. Profuse black-and-white illustrations by Martha Swope. There is ... View more info

JOSE GRECO AND HIS SPANISH BALLET, With Nana Lorca, Carmen and Justo Quintero ("Los Salaos"), Luis Rivera, Antonio del Castillo, Nelida Imperio, Paco Doniz, Alba Merce, Antonio Jaen, Susana Miranda, Paco Alonso, (Special Guest Artist) Teo Santelmo. Ricardo Modrego, Guitarist; Juan Jiminez, Guitarist; Musical Direction Roger Machado; Managing Director John F. Nonnenbacher

By: (Greco, Jose)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Dunetz and Lovett, [circa 1967].: [circa 1967].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18684


New York: Dunetz and Lovett, [circa 1967].. [circa 1967].. Very good. SIGNED BY JOSE GRECO AND HIS DANCERS - Quarto, 12-3/4 inches high by 10- 5/8 inches wide. Softcovers, bound in pictorial blue, green & black stapled wraps. The covers are lightly creased and detached from the text block. 24 pages, profusely illustrated throughout with portraits of the dancers and photographic illustrations of the dances. The corners of the pages are very slightly creased. Very good. View more info

VINTAGE SOUVENIR PROGRAM: "ALICIA MARKOVA, ANTON DOLIN / 1949 - 1950 TOUR Presented by Julian Braunsweg."

By: (Markova, Alicia; and Dolin, Anton)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London Newgate Press, 1949.: 1949.

Seller ID: 23725


London Newgate Press, 1949.. 1949.. Good. - Small quarto, 11-3/4 inches high by 9-3/8 inches wide. Softcover, bound in pictorial gilt wraps titled and illustrated in black with a cover design by George Kirsta on the front cover. The edges of the covers are creased and soiled with a few minor chips. 20 pages, profusely illustrated throughout and with the double-page program 'Repertoire" as centerfold. The pages are lightly soiled with minor creases. There is offsettin... View more info

DICTIONARY CATALOG OF THE DANCE COLLECTION: A List of Authors, Titles, and Subjects of Multi-Media Materials in the Dance Collection of the Performing Arts Research Center of the New York Public Library. Volume 7: Modern-Pass. (Volume 7 only)

By: (New York Public Library)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY: The New York Public Library/ Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations / Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Company, 1974.: 1974.

Seller ID: 23136


NY: The New York Public Library/ Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations / Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Company, 1974.. 1974.. Very good. - Quarto, blue cloth titled in white with illustration stamped in white on front cover. The covers are lightly rubbed & bumped & slightly warped. Unpaginated. Very good. View more info

BRONISLAVA NIJINSKA: EARLY MEMOIRS. Translated and Edited by Irina Nijinska and Jean Rawlinson with an Introduction by and In Consultation with Anna Kisselgoff

By: (Nijinksky, Vaslav). Njinska, Bronislava

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1981).: (1981).

Seller ID: 11976


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped & the tail of the spine is faded. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a tiny tear to the rear panel. xxv, [1] leaf & 546 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. There is some very light foxing & soiling to the fore-edge, top edge & bottom edge. Very good. First American edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for TRIBUTE TO BALLET, in poems by John Masefield and pictures by Edward Seago.

TRIBUTE TO BALLET, in poems by John Masefield and pictures by Edward Seago.

By: (Seago, Edward). Masefield, John.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938.: 1938.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36222


SIGNED BY 7 BALLET DANCERS, INCLUDING FREDERIC FRANKLIN - Quarto, 12-3/4 inches high by 10 inches wide. Blue cloth titled in gilt on the front cover and the spine. The corners are bumped and the spine and edges of the covers are faded. 72 & xiv plus [i] pages, illustrated with a tipped-in color frontispiece portrait of Michel Fokine, 8 tipped-in color, 4 full-page monochrome plates, and 14 pages of black and white illustrations bound in at the end. Among the black & whit... View more info

DANCE MEMORANDA. Edited by Edwin Corle

By: Armitage, Merle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, (1946).: (1946).

Seller ID: 11170


New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, (1946).. (1946).. Good. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], gray boards backed with black cloth. The boards are rubbed & bumped with some light staining & some score marks to the rear board. [viii], 58 & [6] pages plus a large section of black-and-white illustrations & a colophon. There are a very few pencil underlinings & notations in the text pages. Good. Second edition. View more info

BARYSHNIKOV AT WORK: Mikhail Baryshnikov Discusses His Roles. Photographs by Martha Swope. Text Edited and Introduced by Charles Engell France

By: Baryshnikov, Mikhail

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.: 1976.

Seller ID: 19389


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976.. 1976.. Very good. - Quarto [11-5/8 inches high by 10-3/8 inches wide], paper covered boards in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The boards are bumped with some tiny white stains to the rear board. The dust jacket is rubbed with a very small stain to the top edge of the rear panel & with the folds darkened. 252 pages. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations by Martha Swope. There are a number of tiny white marks to the pastedowns ... View more info

A HISTORY OF BALLET AND DANCE IN THE WESTERN WORLD

By: Bland, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Praeger Publishers, (1976).: (1976).

Seller ID: 22012


New York: Praeger Publishers, (1976).. (1976).. Very good. - Quarto, cream cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a color pictorial dust wrapper. The bottom edge of the rear cover is slightly rubbed and the dust jacket is slightly soiled. 192 pages, profusely illustrated in color and black and white. Near fine. First American edition. Laid in at the front is Vol.2, No.2 of the 8-page periodical "Performance Previews: A Publication of the Education Committee of the B... View more info

THE DANCE ENCYCLOPEDIA. Revised and Enlarged Edition. (With an Introduction by Lincoln Kirstein)

By: Chujoy, Anatole; and Manchester, P. W.; compilers and editors

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York: Simon and Schuster, (1967).: (1967).

Seller ID: 22493


New York: Simon and Schuster, (1967).. (1967).. Good. - Thick octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly rubbed & bumped & the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. The dust jacket is rubbed, soiled & chipped with creases to the flaps. The jacket spine is darkened with the head torn. xii, 992 & [3] pages, with the text printed in 2 columns. Black-and-white illustrations. Very good in a fair dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. View more info

AFTERIMAGES

By: Croce, Arlene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977.: 1977.

Seller ID: 31436


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977.. 1977.. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a price-clipped dust wrapper. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed & lightly chipped with a short tear to the bottom edge of its front panel. The edges of its flaps are darkened. [ix] & 466 pages. There is some foxing to the edges of the book with a remainder mark on the bottom edge. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. A selection of Arlene Croce's revie... View more info

Image for THREE-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO PRODUCER JEAN DALRYMPLE SIGNED BY AMERICAN CHOREOGRAPHER AGNES DE MILLE.

THREE-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO PRODUCER JEAN DALRYMPLE SIGNED BY AMERICAN CHOREOGRAPHER AGNES DE MILLE.

By: De Mille, Agnes. (c. 1905-1993). Innovative American choreographer.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York: circa [1972].: [1972].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35019


- Letter penned in blue ink and filling just over three sides of two sheets of her cream-colored personalized letterhead with her married name "Agnes De Mille Prude" and address printed in blue at the top. Signed "Agnes". A red crayon mark on the 4th side was probably made by the recipient. Folded once for mailing. Near fine. De Mille writes to producer Jean Dalrymple about an upcoming trip to Vienna, sending her personal publicity [not here present] for ... View more info

DANCE AND DRAMA IN BALI. Preface by Arthur Waley

By: De Zoete, Beryl; and Spies, Walter

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Singapore/Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, (1973).: (1973).

Seller ID: 22527


Singapore/Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Large octavo, pictorial paper covered boards. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed. There is a small pink mark to the front board with several tiny black marks & a price-sticker on the rear board. xx & 343 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog. Full-page black-and-white illustrations. The top page corners in the last third of the book are very slightly bumped. Very good. An Oxford in ... View more info

BUT FIRST A SCHOOL: The First Fifty Years of the School of American Ballet

By: Dunning, Jennifer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: (New York): Viking, (1985).: (1985).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 32874


(New York): Viking, (1985).. (1985).. Very good. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY JENNIFER DUNNING - Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a small, light glue mark to its front panel and with the top edges of its flaps a bit darkened. x, [1] leaf & 242 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. The top edge of the book is lightly foxed. Very good. First edition.Inscribed by the author on the half-title: "Best wishes, Jennifer D... View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG SIGNED BY MODERN DANCE CHOREOGRAPHER AND AVANT-GARDE THEATER DIRECTOR JEAN ERDMAN.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG SIGNED BY MODERN DANCE CHOREOGRAPHER AND AVANT-GARDE THEATER DIRECTOR JEAN ERDMAN.

By: Erdman Jean. (b. 1916). American dancer, choreographer of modern dance and avant-garde theater director.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York: circa 1950.: 1950.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 36208


New York: circa 1950., 1950.. Very good. - Letter penned in blue ink and filling 1-1/4 sides of a sheet of her 11-inch high by 8-3/8-inch wide personalized letterhead with her name & address printed at the top. Signed "Jean Erdman". The corners of the letter are lightly creased with a pinhole in the top left corner & the top right corner slightly darkened. Folded twice for mailing. Very good. Erdman writes regretting that she is unable to attend Rugg's Wednesd... View more info

Image for GRECIAN ART CONCERT: VASSOS KANELLOS, Premier Danseur Etoile, Royal Theater, Athens. Assisted by Mlle Thalia Zanou, Premiere Danseuse Classique. Monday Evening , March 8, 1920, 8:45 p.m. The Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House. (Program).

GRECIAN ART CONCERT: VASSOS KANELLOS, Premier Danseur Etoile, Royal Theater, Athens. Assisted by Mlle Thalia Zanou, Premiere Danseuse Classique. Monday Evening , March 8, 1920, 8:45 p.m. The Brooklyn Academy of Music Opera House. (Program).

By: Kanellos, Vassos. Greek dancer whose choreography was inspired by Ancient Greece and the style of Isadora Duncan.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Greek Institute, 1920.: 1920.

Seller ID: 34227


Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Greek Institute, 1920.. 1920.. Very good. - A sheet of paper is folded once to form a four-page program, approximately 9-1/2 inches high by 5-1/2 inches wide, with a black-and- white illustration of two Greek dancers on the cover. There are a few tiny marks to the 4th side. The program information on the inner sides is surrounded by a pictorial border of 15 black-and-white illustrations of the dancers performing. On the 4th side are quotes from rev... View more info

Image for TYPED LETTER TO IMPRESARIO JAMES B. POND SIGNED BY VASSOS KANELLOS'S SECRETARY, TOGETHER WITH THE PROGRAM FOR A PERFORMANCE BY HIS COMPANY AT CARNEGIE HALL.

TYPED LETTER TO IMPRESARIO JAMES B. POND SIGNED BY VASSOS KANELLOS'S SECRETARY, TOGETHER WITH THE PROGRAM FOR A PERFORMANCE BY HIS COMPANY AT CARNEGIE HALL.

By: Kanellos, Vassos. Greek dancer whose choreography was inspired by Ancient Greece and the style of Isadora Duncan.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York: January 19, 1920.: 1920.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34228


New York: January 19, 1920.. 1920.. Very good. - The secretary's letter fills one side of a light gray sheet of "Hellenic Renaissance" letterhead, approximately 8-1/2 inches high by 6-5/8 inches wide. Signed "Beatrix Knox", Secretary to Mr. Kanellos. Together with the program for a December 27 performance by Kanellos and his company at Carnegie Hall, New York City. The program consists of a sheet of paper folded once to form four pages, each 9-1/2 inches ... View more info

MOSAIC: MEMOIRS

By: Kirstein, Lincoln

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1994).: (1994).

Seller ID: 15940


New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1994).. (1994).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The panels of the dust jacket are very lightly rubbed. xii, [i], 269 & [1] pages. 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. Second printing. A memoir of Kirstein's youth through 1933, when he persuaded George Balanchine to come to America. Dust jacket present. View more info

THE DANCE: The story of the dance told in pictures and text / by John Martin, dance critic of The New York Times

By: Martin, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Tudor Publishing Company, (1946).: (1946).

Seller ID: 13544


New York: Tudor Publishing Company, (1946).. (1946).. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 10-3/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], black cloth with an illustration stamped in silver on the front cover. The covers are bumped. 160 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. There is light offsetting to the pastedowns & endpapers with an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. There is foxing to the endpapers, the prelims & the last page of the index. The bottom corner... View more info