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Ballerina : Portraits and Impressions of Nadia Nerina

by Clement Crisp (Editor)

Condition: Very Good/Good+


LONDON: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1975. unpaginated, c150pp, largely illustrated. A interesting signed association copy - signed and inscribed to 'Dear Kathy and Bing [Crosby] with love Nadia. 15/9/75'. Included is a letter from Nadia Nerina of the same date thanking them 'for a superb dinner party.. made memorable by your informal singing'. Also another letter from 'Alan F' to William Tallon (better known as 'Backstairs Billy') at Clarence House, it's footnote says 'she sent her biography to the Crosbys. They promptly gave it to me to give away'. ! VG copy in paper covered boards with cloth spine, hint of bumping to corners. Dust wrapper complete but worn on edges and corners with a couple of closed tears. . Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good+. 4to.
  • Bookseller: Martin Bott (Bookdealers) Ltd GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: X007034
  • Title: Ballerina : Portraits and Impressions of Nadia Nerina
  • Author: Clement Crisp (Editor)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good+
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0297769510
  • ISBN 13: 9780297769514
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Place: LONDON
  • Date published: 1975
  • Keywords: Ballet
  • Bookseller catalogs: Drama; Biography;
  • Size: 4to


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