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Dancers of Bali

By Coast, John

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1953. This book tells the story of the author's daring adventure that took him from revolution in Indonesia to the footlights of Broadway where in a few short weeks the Balinese captured the heart of America. Book and jacket are both in good condition with edgewear, soil, rubbing and foxing, jacket spine is faded. 250 pages, 8.5 x 5.5.. Hard Cover. Good/Good. Illus. by Illustrated.

$3.55

Better Dancing with Fred Astaire

By Various

New York: Harms, Inc, 1962. This is a collection of 12 popular dance routines styled by the Fred Astaire dance studios. Book is in fair condition with ex-library markings, detached cover, spine is taped, cover stains, soil, edgewear, edge tears. Scarce. 81 pages, 12 x 9.. Ex-Library. Soft Cover. Fair/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$75.00

The Shapes of Change: Images of American Dance

By Siegel, Marcia B.

New York: Avon Books, 1979. This is a revolutionary book on the development of modern dance by one of the most important dance critics on the contemporary scene. Book is in good condition with edgewear, and browned pages. 384 indexed pages, 4 x 7.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Yes.

$3.99

Braunsweg's Ballet Scandals: The Life of an Impresario and the Story of the Festival Ballet

By Braunsweg, Julian; Kelsey, James

London: Readers Union, 1974. This book tells the story of Julian Braunsweg, a cultural juggler who has spent fifty years promoting ballet all over the world. Book is in very good condition with slightly browned pages and light foxing, jacket is in good condition with edgewear, rubbing and foxing. Errata slip. 295 pages, 8.5 x 5.5.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Yes.

$4.99

AN ESSAY ON DANCING

By Crane, J. Townley

New York: Hunt & Eaton, 1849 This antique hardcover book is bound in dark brown cloth boards with gilt lettering, with etched borders on the front cover. Cover is spotted/worn at edges; water damaged, spine ends worn; some pencil marks within. The author writes about the history of dance and takes on the popular 19th-century conception that dancing for pleasure is evil or immoral. 132 pages; approx. 4"x7".. Ninth Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 4 x 7.

$23.99

FOLK DANCES AND GAMES

By Crawford, Caroline

New York: A.S. Barnes Co., 1908. This antique hardcover book is bound in dark blue cloth boards with gilt cover lettering and handwritten spine letters. Ex-lib., with usual lib. markings; some edgewear; inner pages somewhat browned, but most are clean. Illustrated with diagrams, this book contains music and instructions for a variety of traditional dances from the British Isles, Germany, Eastern Europe and elsewhere. 82 pages; approx. 8"x11".. Ex-Library. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$15.00

Modern Ballroom Dancing

By Ray, Lillian

Chicago: Franklin Publishing Company, 1936. 5.5 x 7.5 hard cover book. Orange lettering on the black spine and cover. A guide to modern ballroom dancing. 256 pages. 6th Printing. Rear hinge slightly loose, spine faded, browned pages, cover corners worn, edgewear and soil. Good condition.. 6th Printing. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$3.99

The Borzoi Book of Modern Dance
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The Borzoi Book of Modern Dance

By Lloyd, Margaret

Hightstown, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Princeton Book Co Pub, 1987. 5.5 x 8 trade paperback book. Purple lettering on the off-white spine with an illustrated cover. What is "modern dance," how does it differ from ballet and other forms of theatrical dancing - and who made it what it is? These questions and their answers are the subjects around which Margaret Lloyd, admired dance critic of the Christian Science Monitor, has written a unique and endlessly entertaining book. 356 pages. 2nd printing. Wear and soil/ Good condition.. 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$2.99

Pre-Classic Dance Forms

By Horst, Louis

New York: Dance Horizons, Inc., 1972. 8x5.5 inches. 140 pages. Green and white illustrated cover with white lettering. Owner's name on pre-title page. Some underlining. Wear and soil. Develops the histories of court dances.. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Illustrated.

$4.99

THE BOLSHOI BALLET

By Slonimsky, Yuri

Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1960. This book has a red cloth cover with white lettering. Some edgewear; front hinge repaired; inner pages clean. A history of the renowned Russian ballet company, the Bolshoi, illustrated throughout with black-and-white photos. 124 pages; approx. 8"x11". . Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Photo Illustrated.

$7.99