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Swan Lake | The History of the Ballet
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Swan Lake | The History of the Ballet

By Hall, George [Starring: Dame Margot Fonteyn]

Published by Ballet Books, 200 Gray's Inn Road, London circa 1960. 1960., 1960. Publishers original stapled colour illustrated card wrap covers [soft back]. 9½'' x 6½''. Contains 28 (including the covers) pages with monochrome photographs from the various productions. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$10.04

The Adventures of a Ballet Critic
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The Adventures of a Ballet Critic

By Buckle, Richard [(Christopher) Richard Sandford Buckle, CBE (6 August 1916 - 12 October 2001), was a lifelong devotee of ballet, and a well-known ballet critic. He founded the magazine Ballet in 1939]. Dust Wrapper Artwork by Antoni Clavé and Illus

Published by The Cresset Press Ltd., 11 Fitzroy Square, London First Edition 1953. 1953., 1953. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains (xiii), 296 printed pages of text with lovely monochrome illustrations on duck-egg blue art paper by Mervyn Peake and others, with archive photographs throughout. Foxing to the closed page edges. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with small chips across the top of the spine, not price clipped, 21s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$25.09

The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].
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The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].

By Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]. Arnold Lionel Haskell (19 July 1903, London - 14 November 1980, Bath) was a British dance critic who founded the Camargo Society in 1930. With Ninette de Valois, he was influential in the development of the Royal Ballet Sch

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd., 4-6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1952. 1952., 1952. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original buttermilk cloth covers, burgundy title to the spine and to the front cover, blue, black and white illustrated end papers. Quarto 10'' x 7¾''. Contains colour frontispiece, 144 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Small smudge marks to the pale cloth covers. Very Good condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, 25s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$31.37

The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].
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The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].

By Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]. Arnold Lionel Haskell (19 July 1903, London - 14 November 1980, Bath) was a British dance critic who founded the Camargo Society in 1930. With Ninette de Valois, he was influential in the development of the Royal Ballet Sch

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd., 4-6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1952. 1952., 1952. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original buttermilk cloth covers, burgundy title to the spine and to the front cover, blue, black and white illustrated end papers. Quarto 10'' x 7¾''. Contains colour frontispiece, 144 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, 25s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$31.37

The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].
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The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].

By Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]. Arnold Lionel Haskell (19 July 1903, London - 14 November 1980, Bath) was a British dance critic who founded the Camargo Society in 1930. With Ninette de Valois, he was influential in the development of the Royal Ballet Sch

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd., 4-6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1952. 1952., 1952. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original buttermilk cloth covers, burgundy title to the spine and to the front cover, blue, black and white illustrated end papers. Quarto 10'' x 7¾''. Contains colour frontispiece, 144 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Light soiling to the pale cloth covers. Very Good condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, 25s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$31.37

Vera Trefilova | A Study in Classicism (Number 1 The Artists of the Dance Series)
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Vera Trefilova | A Study in Classicism (Number 1 The Artists of the Dance Series)

By Haskell, Arnold L. [Vera Trefilova (born Vladikavkaz, 8 October 1875, died Paris, 11 July 1943) was a Russian dancer and teacher]. Foreword by Prince Serge Wolkonsky

Published by The British-Continental Press Ltd., London First Edition 1928. 1928., 1928. First edition in publisher's original plan grey card wrap covers [soft back], black title and author lettering to the front and rear covers. 8vo. 8'' x 5¼''. Contains 45 + i printed pages of text with monochrome photographs. Foxing to the end papers and sporadically throughout, small pieces of card missing to the top of the spine and lower front corners. In Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$43.91

Balletomane's Sketch Book
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Balletomane's Sketch Book

By Ambrose, Kay and Arnold L. Haskell

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd., 4-6 Soho Square, London Second Edition 1942. 1942., 1942. Second edition hard back binding in publisher's original ginger cloth covers, rust title and author lettering to the spine and to the front cover. Quarto 10'' x 7½''. Contains 96 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations, sketches and photographs throughout. Lower spine end and edges scuffed, age darkening to the closed edges. Very Good condition book in near Very Good condition dust wrapper with 5 mm strip of paper missing to the top of the spine and gutters, small chips to the corners, not price clipped 12s 6d. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$15.68

Ballet in America | The Emergence of an American Art (Mentor Books Series)
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Ballet in America | The Emergence of an American Art (Mentor Books Series)

By Amberg, George

Published by The New American Library, 245 Fifth Avenue, New York First Edition 1949. 1949., 1949. First edition in publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4½''. Contains 224 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs to the centre pages. Cheap paper browning, 15 mm slit to the fore edge of the front cover and in Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$18.82

Nijinsky (Penguin Books Series No. 1410)
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Nijinsky (Penguin Books Series No. 1410)

By Nijinsky, Romola (His Wife)

Published by Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex First Penguin Edition 1960. 1960., 1960. First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4½''. Contains 348 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs to the centre pages. Cheap paper browning and in Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. From the private library of Andrew Leigh, General Manager of The Old Vic, London, and SIGNED by him to the half-title page 'Andrew Leigh, May 1960'. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$7.53

The Russian Ballet | 1921-1929
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The Russian Ballet | 1921-1929

By Propert, W. A. [With a Preface by Jacques Emile Blanche]

Published by John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd., London First Edition 1931. 1931., 1931. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and to the front cover, top edge dyed black, fore and lower page edges untrimmed. 4to 11½'' x 9¼''. Contains [xxi] 103 printed pages of text with 48 monochrome plates. 10 mm chipping of the cloth across the spine ends, neatly repaired cracking of the cloth to the lower spine edge and in Very Good clean condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$94.10

Viva La Diva: Souvenir Concert Programme
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Viva La Diva: Souvenir Concert Programme

By Starring Darcey Bussell and Katherine Jenkins in:] Directed by Kim Gavin

First Night Performance Programme Dated 12th December 2007. 2007., 2007. Original stapled colour illustrated souvenir theatre programme 11½'' x 11''. Contains 40 pages with colour photographs from the concert. The outside covers have worked loose from the staples otherwise in Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$13.80

The Bolshoi Ballet: Souvenir Concert Programme Performed at The Royal Albert Hall + Tickets + Cast List
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The Bolshoi Ballet: Souvenir Concert Programme Performed at The Royal Albert Hall + Tickets + Cast List

By Derek Block International Concerts Ltd [Starring Alexander Vetrov, Maria Bylova, Galina Stepanenko in:] Directed by Yuri Grigorovich

First Night Performance Programme Dated 9th Jan to 14th Feb 1993. 1993., 1993. Original stapled colour illustrated souvenir concert programme 9½'' x 6''. Contains 60 pages with colour photographs from the ballet. The fore edge has started to turn upwards otherwise in Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$15.68

Baron at the Ballet [Signed]
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Baron at the Ballet [Signed]

By Arnold L. Haskell [Introduction and Commentary] Foreword by Sacheverell Sitwell [Sterling Henry Nahum known professionally as Baron (1906 - September 1956) was a society and court photographer in the United Kingdom].

Published by Collins 14 St. James's Place, London First Edition 1950. 1950., 1950. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original full deep navy morocco binding with gilt title lettering to the spine, both boards with gilt ruled border, top edge gilt. 4to 11¼'' x 9''. Contains 222 printed pages of text with 8 colour plates and a collection of over 270 monochrome images by Baron Sterling Nahum, the official photographer for Sadler's Wells Ballet, London, and court photographer to the British Royal Family. Fox spotting to the end leaves, minor rubbing to the corners and in Very Good condition. Hand written in black ink opposite the half-title page 'This volume is number 18 of an edition limited to 50 copies specially bound for the author' and SIGNED 'Baron'. The Limited Edition of 150 copies is normally available within the trade, however, this specially bound copy rarely comes onto the open market, having been produced solely for family members and close friends of the author. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$370.11

The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].
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The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].

By Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]. Arnold Lionel Haskell (19 July 1903, London - 14 November 1980, Bath) was a British dance critic who founded the Camargo Society in 1930. With Ninette de Valois, he was influential in the development of the Royal Ballet Sch

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd., 4-6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1952. 1952., 1952. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original buttermilk cloth covers, burgundy title to the spine and to the front cover, blue, black and white illustrated end papers. Quarto 10'' x 7¾''. Contains colour frontispiece, 144 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Lower spine end soft, tan age spots to the edges of the covers. Very Good condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, 25s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$31.37

The World of Serge Diaghilev
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The World of Serge Diaghilev

By Spencer, Charles [Contributions by Philip Dyer and Martin Battersby] Serge Diaghilev

Published by The Viking Press, 625 Madison Avenue, New York First Edition 1979. New York 1979., 1979. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original crimson cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. Quarto 9½'' x 8''. Contains 175 printed pages of text with monochrome and colour illustrations and monochrome photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0670787833

$18.82

A Pageant of the Dance and Ballet
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A Pageant of the Dance and Ballet

By Perugini, Mark Edward

Published by Jarrolds Ltd., 34 Paternoster Row, London First Edition 1935. London 1935., 1935. First edition hard back publisher's original sun faded light blue cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo 8¾'' x 6''. 318 [viii catalogue] printed pages of text with monochrome photographic illustrations and drawings on glossy paper. In Good condition , no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$10.04

Festival Ballet [Dancers of Today No. 4]
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Festival Ballet [Dancers of Today No. 4]

By [Edited by Hugh Fisher]

Published by Adam and Charles Black, 4, 5 & 6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1953. London 1953., 1953. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original light grey paper covers, green title and author lettering to the spine and the upper panel. Quarto 10½'' x 8¼''. Contains 32 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Spine ends creased, tan age spots to the end papers. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition photographic dust wrapper with shallow rubs to the spine ends and corners, shelf rubs to the covers, price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$10.04

Footnotes to The Ballet: A Book for Balletomanes
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Footnotes to The Ballet: A Book for Balletomanes

By Brahms, Caryl

Published by Lovat Dickson Ltd., 38 Bedford Street, London First Edition 1936. London 1936., 1936. First Edition hard back publisher's original light grey cloth covers, faded maroon and black lettering to the spine, harlequin vignette to the upper panel, top edge dyed grey. 8vo 8¾'' x 5¾'' [xx] 268 printed pages of text with monochrome photographic illustrations on semi glossy paper. Spine and edges a little sun faded, contents clean and in Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$10.04

Ballet [A Junior Teach Yourself Book No. 559]
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Ballet [A Junior Teach Yourself Book No. 559]

By Fisher, Hugh

Published by The English Universities Press Limited, 102 Newgate Street, London First Printed 1952, This Impression 1960. London 1960., 1960. Hard back binding in publisher's original white paper covers with air force blue cloth spine, navy title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 96 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Superficial wear to the covers, library stamp to the front paste down. Fine condition book in near Fine condition art work dust wrapper, not price clipped 7/6. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

$7.53

Leningrad's Ballet; Maryinsky to Kirov
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Leningrad's Ballet; Maryinsky to Kirov

By John Gregory and Alexander Ukladnikov

Published by Croesor Zena Publications, Ltd., 1990. 1990., 1990. Publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers. 8vo. 9½'' x 6''. Contains 196 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0951106945

$18.82

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