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The Ballerinas, From the Court of Louis XIV to Pavlova by  Parmenia Migel - First Edition - 1972 - from Structure, Verses, Agency Books - Member, I.O.B.A. (SKU: 346698)

The Ballerinas, From the Court of Louis XIV to Pavlova

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The Ballerinas, From the Court of Louis XIV to Pavlova

by Migel, Parmenia

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  • hardcover
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New York: MacMillan & Co, 1972. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. Niki Ekstrom. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. A touch of discoloration along front board edges near spine, else clean and unmarked, sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine, and title over burgundy label. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, price-clipped. Illustrated with 51 black-and-white photographs (by Niki Ekstrom) and other illustrations, the book provides a "Unique chronicle of careers, talents, personalities, lives, loves and times of the great dancers from the court of Louis XIV to Pavlova." xv [2], 4-304 pp. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

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book dealer
Structure, Verses, Agency Books - Member, I.O.B.A. US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
346698
Title
The Ballerinas, From the Court of Louis XIV to Pavlova
Author
Migel, Parmenia
Illustrator
Niki Ekstrom
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
MacMillan & Co
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1972
Keywords
ballerinas|ballet|dancing|dancers|Parmenia Migel|performing arts|Louis XIV|Pavlova|Russian dancers

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