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THE BOOK OF THE DANCE by  Arnold GENTHE - Hardcover - 1916 - from Antic Hay Books and


by GENTHE, Arnold

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1916. GENTHE, Arnold. THE BOOK OF THE DANCE. NY: Mitchell Kennerley, [1916]. Small quarto: brown buckram cloth; 227 pages, plus two-page index. With more than 100 photographic plates, with six in color. First Edition. Photographs in which Genthe chronicles all schools of dance and well-known artists. Signed by Genthe in New York at the bottom of a front blank page. Uncommon to find a signed copy! Good (some edgewear cover with spine replaced in similar brown buckram cloth, long shallow stain along rear cover near spine; contents clean & tight). $750.00.


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