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Artists of the Dance
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Artists of the Dance

By Moore, Lillian

Brooklyn, NY: Dance Horizons. Very Good; Covers scuffed.. 1975. Reprint. Softcover. 0871270188 . Index, photos. Reprint of this 1938 title. ; 320 pages .

$10.00

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

Waldman on Dance:  A Collection of Photographs
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Waldman on Dance: A Collection of Photographs

By Waldman, Max

NY: William Morrow and Company. Very Good; Jacket flaps creased, light scuffing to jacket.. 1977. First Printing. Hardcover. 0688032273 . Charcoal gray cloth binding. Introduction by New York Times theater critic Clive Barnes. Unpaginated. A collection of black and white photographs of Mikhail Baryshnikov, Natalia Makarova, Peter Martins, Judith Jamison, Merce Cunningham, Murray Louis, Suzanne Farrell and other dancers from preeminent dance companies in New York City in the 1970s. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

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. .

$10.00

Dance Arranging:  A Guide to Scoring Music for the American Dance Orchestra
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Dance Arranging: A Guide to Scoring Music for the American Dance Orchestra

By Weirick, Paul

NY: Witmark Educational Publications. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn and sunned at spine.. 1937. Hardcover. Brown cloth binding. ; 154 pages .

$30.00

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. .

$10.00

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 .

$8.00

Rumba:  Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba
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Rumba: Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba

By Daniel, Yvonne

Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed.. 1995. Later Printing. Softcover. 025320948x . Index, bibliography, notes. ; Blacks in the Diaspora; 196 pages .

$9.00

The Gypsy in My Soul:  The Autobiography of Jose Greco
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The Gypsy in My Soul: The Autobiography of Jose Greco

By Greco, Jose; Ardman, Harvey

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company. Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket tattered and has large tear to lower . margin of front jacket panel.. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385115040 . Inscribed and flamboyantly signed by Greco on the front free endpaper. Index, many photos. The autobiography of the dancer and choreographed who popularized flamenco dancing in the 1950s and 60s and starred in several dance films. Table card advertising performance of Jose Greco and his Spanish Dance Company circa 1960s laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Cowboy Dances:  A Collection of Western Square Dances
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Cowboy Dances: A Collection of Western Square Dances

By Shaw, Lloyd

Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. Good with no dust jacket; Penciled owner signature on title page, covers . soiled and worn, page tops and fore-edges grubby.. 1941. Later Printing. Hardcover. Brown decorative binding. Index, photos, illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Foreword by Sherwood Anderson. Appendix of cowboy dance tunes arranged by Frederick Knorr. The photos in this book are just great-- full of dapper cowboys and their dance partners in freeze frame, and humorous dance step diagrams featuring empty cowboy boots showing the way forward. Jp; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 397 pages .

$17.00

Our Meals:   Making a Home for Family and Friends
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Our Meals: Making a Home for Family and Friends

By Watts, Heather; Soto, Jock

NY: Riverhead Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1997. First Printing. Hardcover. 1573220701 . Signed by Watts and Soto on the front free endpaper. Index. A collection of memories, recipes and menus by the former New York City Ballet dancers who were partners on stage and behind the stove for fifteen years. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; Signed by All Authors .

$25.00

The De Milles:  An American Family
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The De Milles: An American Family

By Edwards, Anne

London: Collins. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 000215241X . Navy cloth binding. Index, notes, many photos. A biography of the entertainment dynasty, which includes Hollywood director Cecil B. DeMille, dancer and choreographer Agnes DeMille, and dramatist/director William DeMille. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 248 pages .

$10.00

Dance World 1967 Volume 2
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Dance World 1967 Volume 2

By Willis, John

NY: Crown Publishers, Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered.. 1967. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with silver lettering on spine and front boards. Index, 650 photos. "The most comprehensive pictorial and statistical record of the 1966-67 dance season in the United States." Includes ballet, ethnic dance and modern dance troupes. Includes short biographies of many choreographers and dancers. Library of Congress number 66-26820. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages .

$8.00

Dancing with Creation:  Mexican and Native American Dance in Christian  Worship and Education
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Dancing with Creation: Mexican and Native American Dance in Christian Worship and Education

By Kirk, Martha Ann

Saratoga, CA: Resource Pubns. Very Good; Covers rubbed, top corner of rear cover creased.. 1983. Softcover. 0893900427 . Many photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 104 pages .

$8.00

Dance Songs of the Nations
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Dance Songs of the Nations

By Lacey, Margaret E.

NY: The John Church Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, last song (a Geisha Dance Song . for Japan) has penciled notations, and pages are semi-detached. Vintage . bookseller's ticket on front pastedown endpaper (Werner's of NYC) .. 1908. Hardcover. A compilation of songs and dance steps for America, England, Germany, Poland, France, Italy, Spain, Bohemia, Hungary and Japan. Words by Margaret E. Lacey, musical scores by Eduardo Marzo and dancing directions by Oscar Duryea. Each country has a color illustration of a man and woman in national dress. Burgundy buckram binding with gilt lettering stamped on front boards. ; Large Octavo; 102 pages .

$20.00

On Stage, Please
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On Stage, Please

By Tennant, Veronica

Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, . jacket price-clipped and tattered.. 1977. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0771084536 . A novel for young adults about a little girl's hard work and dreams of becoming a professional dancer, written by one of Canada's leading ballerinas. Author photo dancing en pointe on rear jacket panel. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 176 pages .

$8.00