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The Tale of the Tales
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The Tale of the Tales

By Godden, Rumer

Frederick Warne & Co.Ltd, 1971. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. The dust jacket has some age related marks and the laminating shows some creasing. The boards are in a very good condition. There is a previous owner's inscription on the front end page. Internally clean except for more age related marks. This tall book is complete with 202 pages.Please note: Unless posted within South Africa we will need to ask for extra postage as this is a heavy book. [B.N.]

$7.00

Beginners, Please !
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Beginners, Please !

By Ambrose, Kay

A. & C. Black, 1956. Hardcover. Fair/Poor. jacket is worn, torn and price clipped. edge wear and knocking on boards. foxing and marks. annotations, colouring and notes in text. ownership inscription. fair copy.[S.K]

$3.00

The Ballet Annual 1958 - A Record and Year Book of the Ballet
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The Ballet Annual 1958 - A Record and Year Book of the Ballet

By Haskell, Arnold L (Ed)

Adam and Charles Black, London, 1957. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 154 pages (complete). An entertaining copy. The boards are sound and sure. They have scuffing, wear, marks. The contents are pleasant, pleasing, placid. The pages are clean, clear, comfortable. fk

$5.00

Ballet in South Africa: Dance for Life
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Ballet in South Africa: Dance for Life

By Allyn, Jane; Cooper, Montgomery (Photographs)

David Philip, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. The boards are strong and square, with little indication of wear. The dust jacket is rubbed, marked and worn, with some closed tears and creasing along the edges. Internally, the front end page has some extremely light tape markings on it and the pages within are a touch tanned. Despite this, the pages are crisp and clean. There are no markings or inscriptions. The binding is strong, and the book is presented beautifully in cellophane. JV.K

$50.00

Era  Of  The  Russian  Ballet
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Era Of The Russian Ballet

By Roslavleva, Natalia

Victor Gollancz, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. Small edge tears on jacket and marked.Previous ownership inscription.Foxing.Excellent binding.[R.K]

$6.00

The South African Ballet Theatre
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The South African Ballet Theatre

By de Mervelec, Patrick (photo)

In Camera Art Publications, Sandton, South Africa, 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed. 155 pages (complete). A special copy as it has been signed by some of the great stars of South African Ballet: San Marie Kreuzhuber, Guy Wheatstone, Chloe Grove, Haydee Baker, Iain MacDonald. The illustrated matte cover is elegant with some light scuffing and wear. The contents have some evidence of use, but the pages and most atmospheric b/w photographs are comfortable, clean, clear, confident, expressive, pleasing. fk

$55.00

Phyllis Spira: Foreword by Dame Margot Fonteyn
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Phyllis Spira: Foreword by Dame Margot Fonteyn

By Botha, Amanda

Human & Rousseau, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. The dust jacket is slightly shelf rubbed with some sticker residue and a faded bar code at the back. The boards are still in a very good condition. There is a previous owner's inscription within the front board. It is internally clean and tightly bound. Complete with 160 pages. [B.K.]

$19.00

Programme: Royal Opera House Covent Garden : Rituals, A Month in the Country, Thais pas de deux, Elite Syncopations - Friday 9 July 1976
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Programme: Royal Opera House Covent Garden : Rituals, A Month in the Country, Thais pas de deux, Elite Syncopations - Friday 9 July 1976

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, 1976. No Binding. Fair/No Jacket. Complete. Programme for a star-laden performance by the Royal Ballet. 'Rituals'(choreographed by Kenneth Macmillan) starring among many others, Stephen Beagley, Wayne Eagling, Lynn Seymour, Monica Mason. 'A Month in the Country'(choreographed by Frederick Ashton ; arranged by John Lanchbery, scenery by the legendary Julia Trevelyan Oman) starring Lynn Seymour, David Drew, Wayne Sleep, Anthony Dowell et al. 'Elite Syncopations'(choreographed: Kenneth Macmillan) starring The Company, Monica Mason, Michael Coleman, Wayne Sleep, Lesley Collier et al. The covers are scuffed. The contents are smart, neat and clean. fk

$10.00

The Bolshoi Ballet : The Official Souvenir Programme for the 1986 tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland
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The Bolshoi Ballet : The Official Souvenir Programme for the 1986 tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland

By Snowdon (Lord) (photographs)

The Entertainment Corporation Concerts and Arts, 1986. Soft cover. Fair/No Jacket. Complete. Large commemorative programme. Company included: Natalya Bessmertnova, Nina Ananiashvili, Nina Semizorova, Yuri Vasyuchenko, Tatyana Bessmertnova, Tatyana Golikova. In general fair condition. The covers are a little creased but otherwise clean and tidy. Within, the contents are bright, assured, attractive. fk

$10.00

The South African Ballet Theatre
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The South African Ballet Theatre

By De Mervelec, Patrick

In Camera Art Publications, 2005. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Poor/Poor. Small edge tears on jacket and damp marked to the inside.Scarring.Tightly bound.[R.K]

$30.00

A Guide to the Ballet
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A Guide to the Ballet

By Summers, H.J

Colin Venton, Melksham, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 172 pages (complete). An enthusiastic, personal, diligent book. In general very good condition. The dustjacket has a clear cellophane protective cover. The dj is worn, creased, torn and scuffed. But, it is intact and secure. The boards are neat and contented. Inside, the contents are in very pleasant condition. They are poised, well balanced, clean, clear, confident and fresh. fk

$65.00

A Seat at the Ballet
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A Seat at the Ballet

By Brahms, Caryl

Evans, 1952. Hardcover. Fair/Poor. reprint. jacket is worn, torn, chipped and price clipped. tanning, soiling and marks. edge wear and soiling on boards. fair copy.[S.K]

$5.00

Some Great Moments in Ballet
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Some Great Moments in Ballet

By Dean, Beth : Baxter, William

Ure Smith, 1969. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. jacket is worn, torn, clipped and taped. light tanning and marks. edge wear on boards. fairly good copy.[S.K]

$13.00

Dulcie Howes: Pioneer of Ballet in South Africa
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Dulcie Howes: Pioneer of Ballet in South Africa

By Glasstone, Richard

Human & Rosseau, 1996. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. jacket is shelf rubbed. very little edge wear on both book and jacket. clean. well bound. very good copy. (prf10)[S.K]

$8.00

The History of Ballet in South Africa
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The History of Ballet in South Africa

By Grut, Marina

Human & Rousseau (Pty) Ltd, 1981. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. jacket is shelf rubbed. light tanning and marks. well bound. very good copy.[S.K]

$28.00

The History of Ballet in South Africa
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The History of Ballet in South Africa

By Grut, Marina

Human & Rosseau, 1981. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. jacket is shelf rubbed. light tanning, foxing and marks. little edge wear on boards. well bound. good copy.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required.[S.K]

$28.00

Dawn Weller: Portrait of a Ballerina

By Allyn, Jane ; Melville, Nan (photog)

Macmillan South Africa (Publishers) (Pty) Ltd, Johannesburg, 1984. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 168 pages (complete). In general fair to good condition. The ash cover is worn and scuffed. All edges, seams and corners have shelving and storage wear. The covers are scuffed. The spine is worn but very sound, secure and poised. Inside, the frontispage has impressions from a childish drawing - this has been transferred by the colours of the pages on to the first free page and the title page. Otherwise, the contents are pleasingly clean, clear, firm, assured, composed and engaging. fk

$80.00

Dulcie Howes: Pioneer of Ballet in South Africa
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Dulcie Howes: Pioneer of Ballet in South Africa

By Glasstone, Richard

U.S.A.: Human & Rosseau, 1996. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Jacket is shelf rubbed and marked.Internally clean.Excellent binding.This well-documented biography records the life of the grande dame of dance.[R.N]

$10.00

Margot Fonteyn
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Margot Fonteyn

By Frank, Elizabeth

Chatto & Windus, 1958. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Good/Poor. 119 pages. A much illustrated tribute to Fonteyn published at the height of her popularity. The dustjacket is much torn and worn. There have been attempts by a previous owner to repair the edges. The board cover is strong with mild wear. The contents are clear, clean, sure, poised and confident. fk

$10.00

The History Of Ballet In South Africa
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The History Of Ballet In South Africa

By Grut, Marina

Human & Rousseau, 1981. Hardcover. Good/Good. Small edge tear on jacket.Title page missing.Foxing.Well bound.This lavishly illustrated book tells the absorbing story of the development of ballet in South Africa from the early years of the nineteenth century up to the present day.Due to weight postal adjustments may be required.[R.K][RF26]

$15.00

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