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The Director:  Vol. 1, Numbers 1-10, December 1897-November 1898
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The Director: Vol. 1, Numbers 1-10, December 1897-November 1898

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 dance. The magazine also featured articles about physical culture, etiquette, deportment, and aesthetics. Includes reproductions of illustrations and vintage ads. Index. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 306 pages .

$20.00

The Drama of Denishawn Dance
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The Drama of Denishawn Dance

By Sherman, Jane

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 to half-title. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$20.00

Dance Memoranda
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Dance Memoranda

By Armitage, Merle; Corle, Edwin (editor)

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 .

$20.00

An Unfinished Memoir
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An Unfinished Memoir

By Limon, Jose

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 Lynn Garafola. ; A Study in Dance History; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

Tributes:  Celebrating Fifty Years of New York City Ballet
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Tributes: Celebrating Fifty Years of New York City Ballet

By Ramsey, Christopher (editor)

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 benefactors. A beautiful copy of this collector's slipcased edition inscribed by Peter Martin and Christopher Ramsey to noted patron Ruth Stanton. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$100.00

Aesthetic Dancing
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Aesthetic Dancing

By Rath, Emil

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 tights demonstrating dance steps. Index. ; 136 pages .

$15.00

The Serge Lifar Collection of Ballet Set and Costume Designs
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The Serge Lifar Collection of Ballet Set and Costume Designs

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" - 11" tall; 84 pages .

$20.00

The First Frontier:  The Story of Louis Horst and the American Dance
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The First Frontier: The Story of Louis Horst and the American Dance

By Stodelle, Ernestine

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 inches. .

$25.00

Isadora
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Isadora

By Flanner, Janet

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 .

$25.00

My Life
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My Life

By Duncan, Isadora

NY: Boni & Liveright. Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, front free endpaper . removed, spine darkened, pages toned.. 1928. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. Green cloth binding with Art Moderne design of dancer stamped in gilt and navy on front boards. Many photos. Published after the dance legend's death in an automobile accident. ; 369 pages .

$15.00

The Russian Ballet
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The Russian Ballet

By Terry, Ellen

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 stage actress about the Russian style of ballet and the dancers which dazzled Edwardian Europe. .

$40.00

Carolyn Carlson:  Photographs by Claude Le-Anh and Gut Delahaye
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Carolyn Carlson: Photographs by Claude Le-Anh and Gut Delahaye

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 .

$35.00

Somewhere:  A Life of Jerome Robbins
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Somewhere: A Life of Jerome Robbins

By Vaill, Amanda

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 .

$35.00

Fun with Ballet
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Fun with Ballet

By Freeman, Mae Blacker

NY: Random House. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, some smudged pages.. 1952. Hardcover. Many black and white photos. ; 64 pages .

$12.00

Paris Modern:  The Swedish Ballet, 1920-1925
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Paris Modern: The Swedish Ballet, 1920-1925

By Baer, Nancy Van Norman

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 history by a number of contributors. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 168 pages .

$15.00

Nijinsky
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Nijinsky

By Nijinsky, Romola

NY: Simon and Schuster. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and dampstained, owner names . penciled on front free endpaper and dedication page, pages toned.. 1934. Seventh Printing. Hardcover. xvii, 447 pp, index. Many photos of the Russian ballet dancer. A biography written by his wife. Foreword by Paul Claudel. Blue cloth binding. .

$7.00

Choura:  The Memoirs of Alexandra Danilova
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Choura: The Memoirs of Alexandra Danilova

By Danilova, Alexandra

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 Carlo at the Ballets Russe and directed her own touring company before teaching with the School of American Ballet. Winner of the 1986 de la Torre Bueno Prize for the best book in the Field of Dance Studies. ; 213 pages .

$17.00

The Tail of the Dragon:  New Dance, 1976-1982
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The Tail of the Dragon: New Dance, 1976-1982

By Siegel, Marcia B.

Durham, NC: Duke University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner initial on front free endpaper.. 1991. Softcover. 0822311666 . xvi, 205 pp. Index, filmography, photos by Nathaniel Tileston. .

$7.00

Airborne:  The New Dance Photography of Lois Greenfield
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Airborne: The New Dance Photography of Lois Greenfield

By Ewing, William A. ; Girardin, Daniel

San Francisco: Chronicle Books. Very Good with no dust jacket; 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 modern dance artistry. Lois Greenfield is the world's preeminent dance photographer and this book features dancers from Ballet Tech, Pilobolus, Demetrius Klein Dance Company, The Parsons Dance Company, Elisa Monte Dance, and others. .

$18.00

Dancing with Cuba:  A Memoir of the Revolution
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Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution

By Guillermoprieto, Alma

NY: Pantheon Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 2004. First Printing. Hardcover. 0375420932 . 290 pages .

$5.60

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