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image of The Country Dance Book:  The Old-Fashioned Square Dance, its History,  Lore, Variations and its Callers, Complete and Joyful Instructions

The Country Dance Book: The Old-Fashioned Square Dance, its History, Lore, Variations and its Callers, Complete and Joyful Instructions

by Tolman, Beth; Page, Ralph

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1937
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Good with no dust jacket; Rear hinge cracked, boards sunned.
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$15.00

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Guilford, VT: The Countryman Press. Good with no dust jacket; Rear hinge cracked, boards sunned.. 1937. Hardcover. Blue plaid cloth binding. A lively illustrated of square dancing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages .
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The Story of Dance Music

by Nettl, Paul

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and toned.
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$15.00

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NY: Philosophical Library. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and toned.. 1947. Hardcover. xiii, 370pp. Dark green cloth binding. Foreword by Frederick Jacobi. Preface by Martha Graham. Black and white illustrations, music. Striking jacket art. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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The Director: Vol. 1, Numbers 1-10, December 1897-November 1898

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1975
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn and soiled.
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Facsimile
ISBN
9780871270658
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$20.00

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Brooklyn, NY: Dance Horizons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn and soiled.. 1975. Facsimile. Hardcover. 087127065X . Cloth-backed illustrated boards. Facsimile reprint of The Director, a magazine published by Melvin Ballou Gilbert of Portland, Maine from December 1897 through November 1898. Introduction notes that this was the first magazine published in America devoted to… Read more
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The Drama of Denishawn Dance

by Sherman, Jane

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good; Gift inscription on half-title.
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780974513010
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$20.00

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NY: Michelle Mathesius. Very Good; Gift inscription on half-title.. 2005. Second Edition. Softcover. 0974513016 . A history of Denishawn Dance, an artistic partnership between dancers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn in the 1910s-20s, written by one of the company's dancers. xii, 189 pages, index, bibliography, appendices, many photos. Inscribed sticker from Jane, presumably the author attached… Read more
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Dance Memoranda

by Armitage, Merle; Corle, Edwin (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1946
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner address label on front free endpaper, jacket toned and shelfworn.
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Second Edition
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$20.00

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NY: Duell, Sloan & Pearce. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner address label on front free . endpaper, jacket toned and shelfworn.. 1946. Second Edition. Hardcover. More illustrations and photos. A compilation of memories about such dancers as Nijinsky, DeMille, Balanchine, Graham, Pavlova, Duncan, etc. Unpaginated. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .
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An Unfinished Memoir

by Limon, Jose

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780819563743
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$15.00

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Hanover, NH: University Press of New England for Wesleyan University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1999. First Printing. Hardcover. 0819563749 . Green cloth. xx, 207 pages. Black and white photographs, works choreographed section, notes, bibliography, and index. A work begun in the late 1960s by the noted dancer and choreographer which has been edited by… Read more
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Tributes: Celebrating Fifty Years of New York City Ballet

by Ramsey, Christopher (editor)

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780688157517
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$100.00

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NY: William Morrow. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1998. First Printing. Hardcover. 0688157513 . Tan linen covered boards. xv, 162 pages. Black and white and color photographs. A retrospective of the New York City Ballet highlighting the many artists who have contributed to the institution's success and featuring the literary appreciations of many of its prominent… Read more
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Aesthetic Dancing

by Rath, Emil

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1914
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Shaken, boards worn, front hinge cracked, bookstore label on front free endpaper.
Edition
First Edition
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$15.00

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NY: A. S. Barnes Company. Good with no dust jacket; Shaken, boards worn, front hinge cracked, . bookstore label on front free endpaper.. 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth with black and white photo of woman dancing mounted to front boards. Gilt titles on front boards and spine. Many black and white photos of women in bloomers and… Read more
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The Serge Lifar Collection of Ballet Set and Costume Designs

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.
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Hartford, CT: Wadsworth Atheneum. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1965. Softcover. Catalogue published on the occasion of the opening of Harkness House for Ballet Arts, New York City, November, 1965. Preface by C. C. Cunningham. Introduction by Julien Levy. Foreword by Serge Lifar. Many illustrations, including a few in color. Bibliography. ; Small 4to 9" -… Read more
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The First Frontier: The Story of Louis Horst and the American Dance

by Stodelle, Ernestine

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1964
Condition
Very Good; Light scuffing to covers.
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$25.00

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Cheshire, CT: Ernestine Stodelle. Very Good; Light scuffing to covers.. 1964. Softcover. Sharp, clean copy of this tribute to the late dance composer Louis Horst. Includes photographs by Barbara Morgan of Martha Graham, Jose Limon, Merce Cunningham, and other dances peforming a memorial dance concert to honor Horst. Crean and orange card covers. Measures 9.5 x 8… Read more
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Isadora

by Flanner, Janet

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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Sag Harbor, NY: Bookman Press. Fine. 2001. Limited Edition. Softcover. One of 200 numbered copies. Marbled wrappers with glassine jacket. An article about the legendary dancer and choreographer, Isadora Duncan, first published in The New Yorker. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages .
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The Russian Ballet

by Terry, Ellen

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1913
Condition
Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, ding to top edge of front boards, gift inscription on front free endpaper.
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$40.00

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NY: Bobbs-Merrill. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, ding to top edge of . front boards, gift inscription on front free endpaper.. 1913. Hardcover. Halfbound green cloth with pictorial gray boards. Many illustrations by Pamela Colman Smith. Frontispiece photo of dancers Lubov Tchernichowa and Lenonide Massin. vii, 54 pp. Essays and opinions by the legendary… Read more
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Carolyn Carlson: Photographs by Claude Le-Anh and Gut Delahaye

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1978
Condition
Very Good; Toning, slight cover delamination and curl.
ISBN
9782226007094
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$35.00

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Paris: Albin Michel. Very Good; Toning, slight cover delamination and curl.. 1978. Softcover. 2226007091 . Text in French. Introduction by Jean-Marie Leduc. Pictorial softcover. Numerous black and white photographs. A pictorial biography of the well-known dancer. ; Collection Visions De La Danse; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages .
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$35.00
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Somewhere: A Life of Jerome Robbins

by Vaill, Amanda

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
2006
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780767904209
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NY: Broadway Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2006. First Printing. Hardcover. 0767904206 . Inscribed and dated by the author on the title page. Index, bibliography, notes, photos. A detailed biography of dancer and choreographer Jerome Robbins. ; 675 pages; Signed by Author .
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Fun with Ballet

by Freeman, Mae Blacker

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1952
Condition
Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, some smudged pages.
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NY: Random House. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, some smudged pages.. 1952. Hardcover. Many black and white photos. ; 64 pages .
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Paris Modern: The Swedish Ballet, 1920-1925

by Baer, Nancy Van Norman

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good; Covers very lightly scuffed.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780884010814
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San Francisco: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Very Good; Covers very lightly scuffed.. 1995. First Edition. Softcover. 0884010813 . Many plates and photos, including many in color. Catalog from a traveling exhibition of costume and scenery design from the 1920s for the Swedish Ballet. Essays about various artists, the Swedish Ballet, dancers, performing arts and cultural… Read more
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Choura: The Memoirs of Alexandra Danilova

by Danilova, Alexandra

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1986
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, spine cocked.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394505398
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$12.00

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NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, spine cocked.. 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394505395 . Burgundy cloth binding. Many photos. A detailed autobiography by the late storied prima ballerina who started out as a eight-year-old dancer with St. Petersburg's Maryinsky School, danced with George Balanchine and Diaghilev in Paris and Monte… Read more
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The Tail of the Dragon: New Dance, 1976-1982

by Siegel, Marcia B.

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1991
Condition
Very Good; Owner initial on front free endpaper.
ISBN
9780822311669
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$10.00

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Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Very Good; Owner initial on front free endpaper.. 1991. Softcover. 0822311666 . xvi, 205 pp. Index, filmography, photos by Nathaniel Tileston. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Airborne: The New Dance Photography of Lois Greenfield

by Ewing, William A. ; Girardin, Daniel

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good; Dance poem and gift inscription inscribed on inside front cover.
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780811821551
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$14.00

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San Francisco: Chronicle Books. Very Good; Dance poem and gift inscription inscribed on inside front cover.. 1998. First Paperback Edition. Softcover. 0811821552 . Softcover with French Flaps. Preface by William A. Ewing. Critical commentary by William A. Ewing and Daniel Girardin. 79 duotone photographs. As much a dazzling photography book as it is a showcase of spectacular… Read more
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Rumba: Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba

by Daniel, Yvonne

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Old Saratoga Books
Published
1995
Condition
Very Good; Covers scuffed.
Edition
Later Printing
ISBN
9780253209481
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$10.00

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Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Very Good; Covers scuffed.. 1995. Later Printing. Softcover. 025320948x . Index, bibliography, notes. ; Blacks in the Diaspora; 196 pages .
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