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image of COVENT GARDEN BOOKS - NUMBER 1: BALLET 1946-1947. Editor: Anthony Gishford. (Paperback).

COVENT GARDEN BOOKS - NUMBER 1: BALLET 1946-1947. Editor: Anthony Gishford. (Paperback).

by (Gishford, Anthony; editor).

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1946).
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Very good
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$20.00

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[London]: Printed by Jarrold and Sons Ltd. Norwich and Published bu the Covent Garden Opera Trust, (1946)., (1946).. Very good. - Quarto, 11-3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide. Softcover, bound in color pictorial wraps illustrated by James Bailey. The covers are slightly rubbed along the extremities. 64 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white and in color.… Read more
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DICTIONARY OF THE DANCE.

by Raffe, W. G.;

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1975).
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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New York: A. S. Barnes and Company / New York: Thomas Yoseloff Ltd, (1975)., (1975).. Good. - Large octavo [10-1/4 inches high by 7-1/8 inches wide], black cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The head of the spine & the bottom corner of the front cover are bumped & the bottom edge of the cover is… Read more
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image of AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG SIGNED BY MODERN DANCE CHOREOGRAPHER AND AVANT-GARDE THEATER DIRECTOR JEAN ERDMAN.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO EDUCATOR HAROLD RUGG SIGNED BY MODERN DANCE CHOREOGRAPHER AND AVANT-GARDE THEATER DIRECTOR JEAN ERDMAN.

by Erdman Jean. (b. 1916). American dancer, choreographer of modern dance and avant-garde theater director.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1950.
Condition
Very good
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$125.00

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New York: circa 1950., 1950.. Very good. - Letter penned in blue ink and filling 1-1/4 sides of a sheet of her 11-inch high by 8-3/8-inch wide personalized letterhead with her name & address printed at the top. Signed "Jean Erdman". The corners of the letter are lightly creased with a pinhole in the top left corner… Read more
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THREE-PAGE AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO PRODUCER JEAN DALRYMPLE SIGNED BY AMERICAN CHOREOGRAPHER AGNES DE MILLE.

by De Mille, Agnes. (c. 1905-1993). Innovative American choreographer.

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
[1972].
Condition
Very good
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$125.00

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New York: circa [1972]., [1972].. Very good. - Letter penned in blue ink and filling just over three sides of two sheets of her cream-colored personalized letterhead with her married name "Agnes De Mille Prude" and address printed in blue at the top. Signed "Agnes". A red crayon mark on the 4th side was probably made by the… Read more
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SHEET MUSIC FOR RUMBA CALYPSO INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY NINO {THE GREAT) YACOVINO

by Yacovino, Nino (The Great). Miami-based dancer, singer, emcee and Rumba instructor

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1948.
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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(New York): Edward B. Marks Music Corporation, 1948.. 1948.. Good. - 4-page sheet music approximately 12 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide. Inscribed around and over the titling on the first page and signed "Nino" The inscription is undated but probably circa 1948. The pages are bumped, lightly soiled & a bit darkened. 2 names and an address & telephone… Read more
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TANGO AND RUMBA: The Dances of Today and Tomorrow. Described by Veloz and Yolanda

by Veloz, Frank and Yolanda

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
1938.
Condition
Very good
Item Price
$75.00

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New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1938.. 1938.. Very good. - Quarto [approximately 11 inches high by 8-1/2 inches wide], blue cloth titled in blue within gilt panels on the front cover & spine, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with its extremities slightly rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with its… Read more
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NY: The New York Public Library/ Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations / Boston, MA: G. K. Hall & Company, 1974.. 1974.. Very good. - Quarto, blue cloth titled in white with illustration stamped in white on front cover. The covers are lightly rubbed & bumped & slightly warped. Unpaginated. Very good.
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DANCE AND DRAMA IN BALI. Preface by Arthur Waley

by De Zoete, Beryl; and Spies, Walter

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1973).
Condition
Very good
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$35.00

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Singapore/Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press, (1973).. (1973).. Very good. - Large octavo, pictorial paper covered boards. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed. There is a small pink mark to the front board with several tiny black marks & a price-sticker on the rear board. xx & 343 pages plus 1-page publisher's catalog. Full-page black-and-white illustrations. The top page corners… Read more
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THE DANCE ENCYCLOPEDIA. Revised and Enlarged Edition. (With an Introduction by Lincoln Kirstein)

by Chujoy, Anatole; and Manchester, P. W.; compilers and editors

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1967).
Condition
Good
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$15.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, (1967).. (1967).. Good. - Thick octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly rubbed & bumped & the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. The dust jacket is rubbed, soiled & chipped with creases to the flaps. The jacket spine is darkened with the head torn. xii, 992 & [3]… Read more
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A HISTORY OF BALLET AND DANCE IN THE WESTERN WORLD

by Bland, Alexander

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Published
(1976).
Condition
Very good
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$15.00

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New York: Praeger Publishers, (1976).. (1976).. Very good. - Quarto, cream cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a color pictorial dust wrapper. The bottom edge of the rear cover is slightly rubbed and the dust jacket is slightly soiled. 192 pages, profusely illustrated in color and black and white. Near fine. <p>First American edition. Laid in at the… Read more
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MARTHA GRAHAM: Portrait of the Lady as an Artist. Text by LeRoy Leatherman. Photographs by Martha Swope

by (Graham, Martha). (Swope, Martha). Leatherman, LeRoy

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1966).
Condition
Good
Item Price
$10.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1966).. (1966).. Good. - Quarto [approximately 11-1/4 inches high by 8-3/4 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is very lightly rubbed with a tiny chip out of the cloth at the bottom corner of the front cover. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with creasing & short tears to to the… Read more
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New York: Dunetz and Lovett, [circa 1967].. [circa 1967].. Very good. SIGNED BY JOSE GRECO AND HIS DANCERS - Quarto, 12-3/4 inches high by 10- 5/8 inches wide. Softcovers, bound in pictorial blue, green & black stapled wraps. The covers are lightly creased and detached from the text block. 24 pages, profusely illustrated throughout with portraits of the dancers and… Read more
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$75.00
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MOSAIC: MEMOIRS

by Kirstein, Lincoln

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1994).
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780374213367
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$10.00

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New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1994).. (1994).. Fine. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The panels of the dust jacket are very lightly rubbed. xii, [i], 269 & [1] pages. 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. <p>Second printing. A memoir of Kirstein's youth through 1933, when he persuaded George Balanchine to come to America.
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New York: Tudor Publishing Company, (1946).. (1946).. Good. - Small quarto [approximately 10-3/4 inches high by 8-5/8 inches wide], black cloth with an illustration stamped in silver on the front cover. The covers are bumped. 160 pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations. There is light offsetting to the pastedowns & endpapers with an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. … Read more
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth-backed boards, in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped & the tail of the spine is faded. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with a tiny tear to the rear panel. xxv, [1] leaf & 546 pages. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. There is some very light foxing… Read more
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DANCES OF OUR PIONEERS. Collected by Grace L. Ryan. Music Arrangements by Robert T. Benford

by Ryan, Grace L.; compiler

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Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
Published
(1939).
Condition
Very good
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$15.00

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New York: A. S. Barnes & Company, (1939).. (1939).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in a dust wrapper. The spine is slightly darkened & soiled. The dust jacket is chipped & lightly soiled with short tears & small pieces out & with the spine slightly faded. 196 pages. Black-and- white illustrations from drawings by Brooks Emerson & music staves. Very… Read more
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