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The Australian Ballet; Season 1974 / 75
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The Australian Ballet; Season 1974 / 75

By Not Stated

Australian Ballet, Sydney, 1974. Edition Unstated. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Photographic . principal artists, Board of Directors. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Colour photographic card cover with black coloured titles to the front panel. A photographic essay of the Australian Ballet in its 1974/75 season. It shows the principal dancers, its artistic directors of the time – Dame Peggy Van Praagh and Sir Robert Helpmann. Inserted loosely are single page programmes for the ballets on their first night. Creasing of the top corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Yellowing of the paperback cover. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). Not paginated. [32 pages]. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Ephemera; Ballet; Australia; 1970s; Inventory No: 0127831. . This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$10.36

Modern Dance Forms in Relation to the Other Modern Arts
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Modern Dance Forms in Relation to the Other Modern Arts

By Horst, Louis & Russell, Carroll

Impulse Publications, San Francisco, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: drawings, photographs & musical nomenclature. second-hand copy, slight bumping of the head and tail of the spine, some surface scuffing of the laminated hardcover binding, faint spotting to the top edge of the text block, internally clean, no annotations, no damage. "The divisions are titled in strictly qualified terms, but in spite of the -type name is used, it must be understood that they are not intended to be precise or exclusive. One cannot build a rigid wall around this or that growth. Modern art is a free art and refuses to live within any boundaries. The styles in modern choreographic forms to be described later should be taken as suggestive, not definitive." Page 22 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 149 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: drawings, photographs & musical nomenclature. Quantity Available: 1. Category: dance; Art & Design. Inventory No: 0279787. .

$13.81

The Choreographic Art: An Outline Of Its Principles and Craft
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The Choreographic Art: An Outline Of Its Principles and Craft

By Van Praagh, Peggy & Brinson, Peter

Adam & Charles Black, London, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: line drawings & photographs. second-hand copy, spotting of the surface edges of the pages, top edge tinted green, dust jacket price clipped, with insect damage to the top left of the front panel, no other damage, no annotations. Includes a glossary of ballets mentioned in the text, suggestions for further study & index. This is the first exhaustive study of all aspects of choreography, written from wide experience and with sound scholarship after six years of research – front folder the blurb Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. XXIV, 388 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: line drawings & photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Ballet; Theatre & Plays. Inventory No: 0279784. . This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..

$13.81

Modern Ballet Design; A Picture Book with Notes
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Modern Ballet Design; A Picture Book with Notes

By Buckle, Richard

Adam and Charles Black, London, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. second-hand copy, dust jacket slightly rubbed on the edges, and with small split at the top of the spine. Internally clean, no annotations, no damage. Illustrated with both black and white photographs, and reproductions of set designs and of costumes reproduced mainly in black and white – the frontispiece is in colour. In this book the author using 207 illustrations, discusses and illustrates the work of a number of distinguished artists who have worked for ballet since the war. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Ballet; Theatre & Plays. Inventory No: 0279779. .

$13.81

Alicia Markova – Her Life And Art
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Alicia Markova – Her Life And Art

By Dolin, Anton

Hermitage House, New York, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs. Signed by person(s) connected with book. dust jacket very slightly rubbed on the top edge, small tear without loss at the bottom of the rear panel and at the top of the same., top edge of text block tinted a pale red. Signed on the front end page by the subject of the book Alicia. Frontispiece photograph, and facing page 64 there is a photographic sequence from childhood to fame of Markova's life story in pictures. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 320 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Ballet; Dance. Signed by person(s) connected with book. Inventory No: 0279785. .

$41.42

From Gaolbird to Lyrebird : A Life in Australian Ballet
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From Gaolbird to Lyrebird : A Life in Australian Ballet

By Kitcher, Barry

Front Page, South Yarra, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Inscribed by Author. inscribed and signed twice on the half title page by the author, this volume being 441/500. Very slight rubbing at the top right of the front panel of the dust jacket, And quarter-inch tear at bottom right-hand corner of same. No other damage. The foreword is by Marilyn Jones Limited / Numbered. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Australia; Dance. Inscribed by Author. ISBN: 0646408968. ISBN/EAN: 9780646408965. Inventory No: 0279605. . 9780646408965

$20.71

Sadler's Wells Ballet at Covent Garden: A Book of Photographs by Merlyn Severn

By Severn, Merlyn

John Lane the Bodley Head, London, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: black-and-white photographs. photographic illustrative dust jacket, slightly chipped at the head and tail of the spine section, with the rubbing at the fold over corners, previous owner's name sticker at the top right-hand corner of the front and the page. No other damage to the scribe. Illustrated with full-page black-and-white photographs, concentrating on the sleeping beauty, the Rake's progress, and Symphonic Variations, and each of the photographs has been taken during an actual performance. – Paraphrasing the dust jacket blurb Size: Oblong 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall but wider. [12], 80 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: black-and-white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: dance; England; 1940s; Inventory No: 0279439. .

$17.26

Ballet in England A Book of Lithographs by Sheila Jackson
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Ballet in England A Book of Lithographs by Sheila Jackson

By Jackson, Sheila

Transatlantic Arts Ltd, London and New York, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Sheila Jacksson. second-hand copy, chipping of the top edge of the front panel, small tear at the bottom right-hand corner of same, several small tears on the rear panel, mainly on the bottom edge, internally clean, no damage to describe original bookseller's sticker at lower left of 1st page, illustrated with both black-and-white and colour lithographs, and line drawings of the works in their development. Size: Oblong 8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" tall but wider. [32] pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Sheila Jacksson. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Ballet; Dance. Inventory No: 0279437. .

$34.52

the wonderful world of dance

By Haskell, Arnold L

Aldus Books, London, 1969. reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs & drawings. second-hand copy, small terrible top right of the front panel of the dust jacket and the bottom left of the rear panel, internally clean, no other damage. Illustrated with colour, and black-and-white reproductions of photographs, & some reproductions and black-and-white and colour of artworks. Internally clean, no damage and describe. You will traces the evolution of dance from the time people danced in order to make things happen to, dancing is entertainment and a way of making friends. – Front follow the blurb Revised and Expanded. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 96 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs & drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: dance; ISBN: 0356027554. ISBN/EAN: 9780356027555. Inventory No: 0279430. . 9780356027555

$10.36

The Ballet Annual - 1953 Seventh Issue a record and year book of the ballet
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The Ballet Annual - 1953 Seventh Issue a record and year book of the ballet

By Haskell, Arnold L

A. & C. Black, London, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. 144 pages, illustrated with a colour frontispiece, and numerous black-and-white photographs & some drawings. the dust jacket has a couple of small tears across the top edge, no other damage, suggestion of offset tanning to the verso of the front end page, no other damage to the book. No annotations. Colour frontispiece, 120 photographs, and a critical survey of the season including a full report of Sadler's Wells, Festival Ballet et cetera for the year 1951-52 Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Inventory No: 0279436. .

$13.81

The Ballet Annual - 1954 Eighth Issue a record and year book of the ballet
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The Ballet Annual - 1954 Eighth Issue a record and year book of the ballet

By Haskell, Arnold L

A. & C. Black, London, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. 144 pages, illustrated with a colour frontispiece, and numerous black-and-white photographs & some drawings. the dust jacket has a couple of small tears across the top edge, no other damage, suggestion of offset tanning to the verso of the front end page, no other damage to the book. No annotations. Colour frontispiece, 120 photographs, and a critical survey of the season including a full report of Sadler's Wells, Festival Ballet et cetera for the year 1952-53 Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Inventory No: 0279435. .

$13.81

The Ballet Annual - 1949 Third Issue a record and year book of the ballet
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The Ballet Annual - 1949 Third Issue a record and year book of the ballet

By Haskell, Arnold L

A. & C. Black, London, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. 144 pages, illustrated with a colour frontispiece, and numerous black-and-white photographs & some drawings. The book looks at the ballet year of 1947 – 1948, and of publications about the ballet, companies appearing in London in that period et cetera et cetera. Illustrated ends pages, slight rubbing of the 8 corners of the jacket, price clipping of the front fold over. Internally clean. there are short articles on the ballet season in Paris, America, and Australia. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Inventory No: 0279413. .

$17.26

The Ballet Annual - First Issue a record and year book of the ballet
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The Ballet Annual - First Issue a record and year book of the ballet

By Haskell, Arnold L

A. & C. Black, London, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. 168 pages, previous owner has scratched out her details at the top of the front end paper. No other damage to the book. The dust jacket has several tears, and marks from sticky tape that was used to hold it together. This, the 1st issue is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of ballet in 1947 with trends as well as achievements considered, ballet in America and elsewhere is reviewed, and there are in addition critical and detailed accounts of ballet activities in England, studies of many aspects of ballet and the kindred arts, and much valuable archive material. – Front fold over blurb Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Inventory No: 0279415. .

$17.26

The Ballet Annual - 1955 Ninth Issue a record and year book of the ballet
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The Ballet Annual - 1955 Ninth Issue a record and year book of the ballet

By Haskell, Arnold L

A. & C. Black, London, 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. 144 pages, illustrated with a colour frontispiece, and numerous black-and-white photographs & some drawings. the dust jacket has a couple of small tears across the top edge, no other damage, suggestion of offset tanning to the verso of the front end page, no other damage to the book. No annotations. Colour frontispiece, 120 photographs, and a critical survey of the season including a full report of Sadler's Wells, Festival Ballet et cetera for the year 1953-54 Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Inventory No: 0279416. .

$13.81

The Ballet Annual - 1951 Fifth Issue a record and year book of the ballet
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The Ballet Annual - 1951 Fifth Issue a record and year book of the ballet

By Haskell, Arnold L

A. & C. Black, London, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. 144 pages, illustrated with a colour frontispiece, and numerous black-and-white photographs & some drawings. The book looks at the ballet year of 1949 – 1950, and of publications about the ballet, companies appearing in London in that period et cetera et cetera. Illustrated ends pages, previous owner had use tape to reinforce all of the corners, the tape having long since lost its strength, after having darkened the inside and outside of the jacket where it was placed. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Inventory No: 0279412. .

$17.26

The Ballet Annual - 1952 Sixth Issue a record and year book of the ballet
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The Ballet Annual - 1952 Sixth Issue a record and year book of the ballet

By Haskell, Arnold L

A. & C. Black, London, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. 144 pages, illustrated with a colour frontispiece, and numerous black-and-white photographs & some drawings. The book looks at the ballet year of 1950 – 1951, and of publications about the ballet, companies appearing in London in that period et cetera et cetera. Illustrated ends pages, previous owner had use tape to reinforce all of the corners, the tape having long since lost its strength, after having darkened the inside and outside of the jacket where it was placed. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Inventory No: 0279411. .

$13.81

The Ballet Annual - Second Issue a record and year book of the ballet
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The Ballet Annual - Second Issue a record and year book of the ballet

By Haskell, Arnold L

A. & C. Black, London, 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. 168 pages, illustrated with a colour frontispiece, and numerous black-and-white photographs & some drawings. The book looks at the ballet year of 1946 – 1947, and of publications about the ballet, companies appearing in London in that period et cetera et cetera. Illustrated ends pages, slight rubbing of the 8 corners of the jacket, price clipping of the front fold over. Internally clean. Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Dance; Inventory No: 0279414. .

$17.26

the dancer's world
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the dancer's world

By Peto, Michael & Bland, Alexander

Reynal & Co, New York, 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Josef Herman. second-hand copy, no damage to the book, dust jacket has a couple of short tears across the top edge and a 2 inch tear middle of the bottom edge of the front panel. Internally clean, no damage, no annotations. Taking the Royal Ballet essence theme, the book lottery betrays the glamorous world behind the footlights but penetrates into the mysterious regions with dances and ballet are slowly and painfully shape. There are about 170 pictures by Michael Peto revealing an aspect of the belly of photography comparable with the achievement of Dégas in his famous paintings. – Front fold over blurb Size: 4to 9¾" - 12" tall. [192] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Josef Herman. Quantity Available: 1. Category: dance; dance – ballet; Inventory No: 0279408. . This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..

$17.26

Speak to me, dance with me
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Speak to me, dance with me

By De Mille, Agnes

Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs. 2nd copy, dust jacket rubbed with loss of colour at the top and bottom of the spine, and 1/2 inch tear at the top of the rear panel. Internally clean, no annotations. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This book dramatically tells the story of the author's efforts to break into the ballet and theatrical worlds of London, New York and Hollywood in the depression years of 1932 – 1935. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. X, 406 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; ballet; Dance. ISBN: 0316180386. ISBN/EAN: 9780316180382. Inventory No: 0279349. . 9780316180382

$13.81

The Sadler's Wells Ballet. Dancers in Colour
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The Sadler's Wells Ballet. Dancers in Colour

By Gordon, Anthony

Phoenix House, London, 1952. Edition Unstated. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: photographs. second-hand copy, no damage to describe except for offset tanning of the insides of the front and rear covers, sewn binding, 3 stitches. Illustrated with colour plates blank on the rear, including Robert Helpmann. The introductory pages are slightly incorrect, in that the spelling of Robert Helpmann's birthplace is incorrect. He was born next to the blue lake, Mount Gambier. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 10 [20] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: dance; ballet; Inventory No: 0279353. . This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .

$8.79

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