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The BALLET THEATRE; First Season - 1940; La Fille Mal Gardee; Giselle; Swan Lake; Les Sylphides; Carnaval; Mechanical Ballet; Jardin Aux Lilas; Dark Elegies; etc

by [Advanced Arts Ballets, Inc.] Lucius Beebe, introduction; Adolph Bolm, Mikhail Mordkin, Michel Fokine, Agnes De Mille, Bronislava Nijinska, Andree Howard, et al

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Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$75.00

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New York, New York: Advanced Arts Ballets, 1940. First Edition. Stiff Pictoral Wraps. Very Good. Quarto 12 1/4" tall, saddle stitched, unpaginated; approx. 36 pages, illustrated stiff paper wraps. A near fine, clean, neat program with slight rusting to staples and little shelf wear. interior is very clean. America's first ballet theatre, staged by the 'greatest collaboration… Read more
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Metropolitan Opera House; S. Hurok Presents The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo; Thursday Evening, March 20, 1939 (program); Carnaval; St. Francis; Bluebird; Gaite Parisienne

by Leonide Massine, (artistic director); Sol Hurok (producer); Robert Schumann, Paul Hindemith, Jacques Offenbach, Tchaikovsky (music); Michel Fokine, Leonide Massine, (choreography)

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Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$11.60

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New York, New York: Sol Hurok, 1939. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, wire saddle stitch, 16 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, original program with minor shelf wear.
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Ballet: An Illustrated Outline

by Paul Magriel

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Published
1938
Condition
Good +
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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New York, New York: Kamin Publishers, 1938. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good +. Octavo, 9 1/3" tall, 47 pages with intertextual illustration, illustrated endpapers, gilt title label on spine and cover, green cloth. A good plus, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition over all with moderate shelf wear, but the green of the cover cloth has faded at… Read more
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The Story of the Dance

by John Martin

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good / Good
Edition
First Edition
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$9.50

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New York, New York: Tudor, 1946. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Good. Quarto, 11" tall, 160 pages with "266 superb action photos", silver title and decoration on blue-black cloth. A very good, solid hard cover with minor exterior shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, but one corner bumped, light foxing to the fore-edes; hinges and… Read more
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The Borzoi Book of Modern Dance

by Margaret Lloyd

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Published
1949
Condition
Very Good / Good
Edition
First Edition
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$7.50

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New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Sold as an excellent reading and reference copy only . Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xxiii + 356 pages + xxvi pages, black cloth. A very good clean, neat hard cover first edition over all with moderate shelf wear but slight fraying strated at… Read more
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Ballet Design: Past and Present

by Cyril W. Beaumont

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$16.50

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London, England: The Studio Publications, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Quarto, 10" tall, xxxi + 216 pages, illustrated throughout mostly in b&w, some color; purple cloth with silver titles. A very good hardcover overall with moderate exterior shelf wear and light exterior soiling, hinges and binding sturdy, paper clean, just slightly yellowed, with light foxing to endpapers… Read more
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Seymour on Ballet: 101 Photographs

by Maurice Seymour ; Leonide Massine (foreword)

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Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$19.00

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New York, New York: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, 202 + pages, gilt titles on beige cloth; b&w photographs throughout of ballet productions. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear overall, BUT cover cloth is significantly stained and faded by foxing; interior… Read more
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Nijinsky: The Film "In all the world there is only one perfect word . .

by Roland Gelatt ; Herbert Ross (director)

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Published
1980
Condition
Fine / Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780345288998
Item Price
$25.00

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New York, New York: Ballantine Books, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine / Near Fine. Small folioo, 12" x 12", 72 pages + color plates from fim pages, black cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper white. In a near fine lightly worn worn dust jacket, with the… Read more
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The Illustrated Dance Technique of Jose Limon

by Daniel Lewis; with Lesley Farlow; and Labanotation by Mary Corey, Drawings by Edward C. Scattergood

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Published
1984
Condition
Very Good / Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060151850
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$23.40

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New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 208 pages, black cloth. A very good, clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear and but some color fading to the cover cloth at the bottom edge due to minor dampstaining visible just at the bottom edge; hinges… Read more
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Dance Has Many Faces

by Walter Sorell

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Published
1951
Condition
Very Good -
Edition
First Edition
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$9.50

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New York, New York: World Publishing, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -/Good. Sold as a good original reading copy. Octavo, 9 " tall, xvi + 288 pages, brick cloth. A very good minus, generally clean, neat first edition hard cover with minor shelf wear and light color soiling at the cloth edges; hinges and binding solid, paper… Read more
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An Artist First : an autobiography

by Doris Humphrey ; edited by Selma Jeanne Cohen; introduction by John Martin; foreword by Charles Humphrey Woodford; Chronology by Christena L. Schlundt

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good / Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$6.80

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Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 1972. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Octavo, 9 " tall, xvi + 305 pages, gray cloth. A very good, clean, neat first edition hard cover with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper creamn white with the previous owner's name on the front endpaper, light foxing to the endpapers.… Read more
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Apologie de la Danse by F. De Lauze 1623; a treatise of instruction in dancing and deportment given in the original French and with a translation

by F. De Lauze; translated by Joan Wildeblood; music transcribed by Eduardo M. Torner;

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good / Good
Edition
First Edition
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$36.00

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London, England: Frederick Muller Ltd, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good / Good. French and English language text. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 222 pages, black boards. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover edition overall with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with the previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper paper lightly yellowed,… Read more
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Gordon Craig on Movement and Dance

by Gordon Craig ; Edited by Arnold Rood

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Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine / Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780871270924
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$15.80

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New York, New York: Dance Horizons, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4 tall, xxiii + 263 pages, illustrated endpapers, brown cloth. A near fine, clean, neat, lightly worn hard cover ; binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, slightly edge worn dust jacket
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Swing Your Partners : a guide to modern country dancing

by Durward Maddocks

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Published
1943
Condition
Very Good
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$5.20

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Brattleboro, Vermont: Stephen Daye Press, 1943. Original Wraps. Very Good. Originally published in 1941. Octavo, 7" tall, 103 pages, line illustrations throughout, illustrated boards. A very good, clean neat hard cover over all, binding solid, corners lightly rubbed. Lacking dust jacket.
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Ballet Decade edited by Arnold L. Haskell

by Arnold L. Haskell (editor)

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Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$6.80

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London, England: Adam and Charles Black, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 224 pages with intertextual illustration + black and white and color plates throughout, decorative endpapers, red boards. A very good, clean neat hard cover with moderate shelf wear, rubbing at the corners and light exterior soiling ; hinges and binding… Read more
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All His Jazz : The Life and Death of Bob Fosse

by Martin Gottfried

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Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780306808371
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$6.00

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New York, New York: Da Capo Press, 1998. First Edition. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xii + 483 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A near fine, clean, neat lightly shelf worn trade paperback with a crease to the back cover; binding tight, paper white.
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Ballet in Moscow Today

by Helene Bellew

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Published
c. 1956
Condition
Very Good/Good
Edition
First Edition
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$6.00

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Greenwich, Conn: New York Graphic Society, c. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Quarto, 10" tall, 203 pages, intertextual photographs( black and white), beige cloth. A very good, clean neat hardcover with some fraying to the cloth at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed, with the previous owners name on the front endpaper. In… Read more
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Private View: inside Baryshnikov's American Ballet Theatre

by John Fraser; photographs by Eve Arnold

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Published
1988
Condition
Fine/Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780553053210
Item Price
$10.00

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New York, New York: Bantam Books, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Fine/Near Fine. Small quarto, 10 1/4" tall, xxiii + 262 pages, black and white illustrations throughout, black cloth over. A fine clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket,… Read more
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Fifty-First Street Theatre; S. Hurok Presents The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo; Thursday Evening, October 31, 1940 (program); Scheherazade; The New Yorker; Vienna--1814

by Leonide Massine, (artistic director); Sol Hurok (producer); Rimsky-Korsakoff, George Gershwin, Carl Maria von Weber (music); Michel Fokine, Leonide Massine, (choreography); Rea Irvin (libretto)

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Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$15.20

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New York, New York: Sol Hurok, 1940. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, wire saddle stitch, 32 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, original program with minor shelf wear, but some light finger stains on the cover.
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Metropolitan Opera House; S. Hurok Presents The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo; Thursday Evening, October 31, 1940 (program); Rouge et Noir; Bacchanale; L'Apres Midi d'un Faune; Gaite Parisienne

by Leonide Massine, (artistic director); Sol Hurok (producer); Dimitri Shostakovitch, Richard Wagner, Claude Debussy , Jacques Offenbach (music); Michel Fokine, Leonide Massine, (choreography)

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Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$11.60

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New York, New York: Sol Hurok, 1940. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, wire saddle stitch, 16 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, original program with minor shelf wear, but some light finger stains on the cover.
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