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            The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet Notes

Slonimsky, Yury

(Book #ID 3022)

Published by Foreign Languages Publishing House Moscow First edition 1956. 1956.

First edition hard back. Well illustrated. In near Fine condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Sadler's Wells Ballet

Beaumont, Cyril W.

(Book #ID 4635)

Published by C. W. Beaumont First enlarged and revised edition 1947. 1947.

First edition hard back. A detailed account of works in the permanent repertory with critical notes. Black cloth covers with gilt titles. 214 pp. Illustrated. Book in Very Good condition. Dust wrapper has tiny nicks to spine ends, pin hole to right hand spine edge and a little creasing to top front panel, not price clipped and in Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Balletomane at Large: An Autobiography

Haskell, Arnold L.

(Book #ID 13295)

Published by William Heinemann Limited, London First edition 1972. 1972.

First edition hard back publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt stamping to spine. 8vo 9½" x 6½" x, 246 [pages]. Monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy paper. Fine in Very Good dust wrapper with three short closed tears to upper panel, not price clipped. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Ballet Decade

Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]

(Book #ID 13299)

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd. 4, 5 & 6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1956. 1956.

First edition hard back publisher's original burgundy cloth covers, turquoise stamping to spine and upper panel, illustrated end papers. 8vo 9½" x 6¾" 224 pp. Four colour plates, drawings and 112 photographs. Former message to half title page. Nr. Fine in Nr. Fine dust wrapper with tiny surface rub to spine tip, not price clipped. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            A Pageant of the Dance and Ballet

Perugini, Mark Edward

(Book #ID 13308)

Published by Jarrolds Ltd., 34 Paternoster Row, London First Thus Edition 1935. 1935.

First thus edition hard back publisher's original light turquoise cloth covers, black stamping to spine. 8vo 8¾'' x 6'' 318 [viii catalogue] printed pages of text with monochrome photographic illustrations and drawings on glossy paper. Fine in Very Good 'First Cheap Edition' dust wrapper with shallow closed tear to spine tip and upper fore edge, light shelf rubbing to lower panel, priced 7s 6d to spine. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            British Ballet

Noble, Peter [Foreword by Margot Fonteyn]

(Book #ID 13309)

Published by Skelton Robinson 30 Cornhill, London circa 1949 edition not stated. 1949.

Hard back publisher's original black cloth covers, silver stamping to spine and upper panel, strawberry paper end papers. 8vo 8½" x 5½" 358 pp. Ninety monochrome illustrations. Fine in Very Good dust wrapper with short closed tear to upper panel, shallow chips to spine tips and corners, not price clipped. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            This Thing Called Ballet

Borodin, George

(Book #ID 13310)

Macdonald & Co. Ltd., 19 Ludgate Hill, London First edition 1945. 1945.

First edition hard back publisher's original dark blue cloth covers, gilt stamping to spine. 8vo 8¾" x 6" 223 pp. Monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy paper. Former message to front end paper. Nr. Fine in Nr. Fine price clipped dust wrapper with tiny closed nick to spine tip. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Vic-Wells: A Ballet Progress

Manchester, P. W.

(Book #ID 13313)

Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd., 14 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London First Edition 1942. 1942.

First edition hard back publisher's original light blue finely grained cloth covers, gilt stamping to spine. 8vo 8" x 5¼" 110 pp. Thirty-five monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy paper. Light tanning to page margins. Very Good in Very Good dust wrapper with short closed tear to top of lower panel, light tanning to spine, priced 6/- to spine. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Prelude to Ballet: An Analysis and a Guide to Appreciation: The Little Theatre Series

Haskell, Arnold L. [Illustrated by M. Doboujinsky]

(Book #ID 13314)

Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons, Paternoster Row, London Second edition 1936 [First edition 1936]. 1936.

Hard back publisher's original finely grained light blue cloth covers, gilt stamping to spine. 8vo 7½" x 5" 120, 5 [pages]. Headers and footer decorations by M. Doboujinsky. Former message to front end paper. Nr. Fine in Very Good dust wrapper with shallow chips to spine tips, not price clipped. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Ballet Annual: A Record and Year Book of the Ballet. First Issue

Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]

(Book #ID 13342)

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd. 4, 5 & 6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1947. 1947.

First edition hard back publisher's original cream cloth covers, russet stamping to spine and upper panel. 4to 10" x 8" 164 pp. Four colour plates, four monochrome plates, decorations in the text by Daryl Lindsay, William Campbell, and Edward W. Robertson. Eighty-one monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy paper. Former date to front end paper. Fine in Nr. Fine Honor Frost designed dust wrapper with shallow closed nick to spine tip, not price clipped. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Ballet Annual: A Record and Year Book of the Ballet. Second Issue

Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]

(Book #ID 13343)

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd. 4, 5 & 6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1948. 1948.

First edition hard back publisher's original cream cloth covers, navy stamping to spine and upper panel. 4to 10" x 8" 168 pp. Colour frontispiece. Monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy paper throughout. Former date to front end paper. Fine in Fine price clipped dust wrapper. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Ballet Annual 1949: A Record and Year Book of the Ballet. Third Issue

Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]

(Book #ID 13344)

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd. 4, 5 & 6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1949. 1949.

First edition hard back publisher's original cream cloth covers, cerise stamping to spine and upper panel. 4to 10" x 8" 144 pp. Colour frontispiece, monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy paper throughout. Former date to front end paper. Fine in Very Good dust wrapper with 50 mm closed tear to upper gutter, shallow rub to foot of spine, not price clipped. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Ballet Annual 1950: A Record and Year Book of the Ballet. Fourth Issue

Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]

(Book #ID 13345)

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd. 4, 5 & 6 Soho Square, London First edition 1950. 1950.

First edition hard back publisher's original cream cloth covers, green stamping to spine and upper panel. 4to 10" x 8" 148 pp. Colour frontispiece, monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy paper throughout. Fine in Nr. Fine dust wrapper with shallow rubs to spine tips, not price clipped. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Balletomane's Scrap Book

Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]

(Book #ID 13347)

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd. 4, 5 & 6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1936. 1936.

First edition hard back publisher's original cerise cloth covers, green stamping to spine and upper panel. 4to 10" x 8" unpaginated. Monochrome photographic illustrations on glossy paper. Former name to front end paper. Nr. Fine in Good price clipped dust wrapper with small chips and related closed tears to edges of upper panel, shallow rubs to slightly faded spine. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Soviet Ballet: The Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow

Morley, Iris

(Book #ID 13351)

Published by Collins 14 St. James's Place, London Second impression 1946 [First edition 1945]. 1946.

Hard back publisher's original vivid orange cloth covers, cerise stamping to spine. 4to 10" x 8" 71 pp. Monochrome photographic illustrations on matt paper. Fine in Nr. Fine dust wrapper with shallow surface grazes to spine tips, orange spine faded to yellow, not price clipped. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].

Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]. Arnold Lionel Haskell (19 July 1903, London - 14 November 1980, Bath) was a British dance critic who founded the Camargo Society in 1930. With Ninette de Valois, he was influential in the development of the Royal Ballet School, later becoming the school's headmaster. [Contributors include: Ann Barzel; Cyril Beaumont; Anatole Chujoy; Scott Goddard; Frank Howes; Ludovic Kennedy; Irene, Lidova; P. W. Manchester; Pierre Michaut; James Monahan; Maurice Pourchet; and L. Andre Vaillat]. Drawings by Osbert Lancaster.

(Book #ID 96950)

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd., 4-6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1952. 1952.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original buttermilk cloth covers, burgundy title to the spine and to the front cover, blue, black and white illustrated end papers. Quarto 10'' x 7¾''. Contains colour frontispiece, 144 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Light soiling to the pale cloth covers. Very Good condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, 25s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Ballets Russes

Shead, Richard

(Book #ID 103320)

Published by Wellfleet Press, 110 Enterprise Avenue, New Jersey, First Edition 1989. 1989.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, white stamped title and author lettering to the spine, colour illustrated end papers. 4to. 13'' x 10''. Contains (xvi), 192 pp with monochrome and colour illustrations and archive photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with one short closed tear to the bottom front corner. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Heavy volume weighing 2 kg, extra postage and insurance will be requested over and above our default setting for destinations outside of the UK. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 155521438X

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            Ballet Panorama: An Illustrated Chronicle of Three Centuries

Haskell, Arnold L. (Lord Berners designed dust wrapper)

(Book #ID 24559)

Published by B. T. Batsford Ltd., 15 North Audley Street, London Second Revised Edition 1942 [First edition 1938]. 1942.

Hard back publisher's original cream cloth covers, vermilion lettering to spine. 8vo 9" x 6" 120 pp. Colour frontispiece, 158 monochrome photographic illustrations, prints and drawings on glossy paper. Light foxing to closed page edges, name to front end paper. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition Lord Berners designed dust wrapper with small chips to spine tips, general soiling to covers, spine slightly darkened with sello shadow repairs, not price clipped. Dust wrapper protected. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Festival Ballet [Dancers of Today No. 4]

[Edited by Hugh Fisher]

(Book #ID 62749)

Published by Adam and Charles Black, 4, 5 & 6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1953. London 1953.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original light grey paper covers, green title and author lettering to the spine and the upper panel. Quarto 10½'' x 8¼''. Contains 32 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Spine ends creased, tan age spots to the end papers. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition photographic dust wrapper with shallow rubs to the spine ends and corners, shelf rubs to the covers, price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Leningrad's Ballet; Maryinsky to Kirov

John Gregory and Alexander Ukladnikov

(Book #ID 60927)

Published by Croesor Zena Publications, Ltd., 1990. 1990.

Publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers. 8vo. 9½'' x 6''. Contains 196 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0951106945

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            Katherine Dunham; Her Dancers, Singers, Musicians

Buckle, Richard [Illustrated by Roger Wood] Katherine Dunham

(Book #ID 39447)

Published by Ballet Publications Ltd., London circa 1950 edition not stated. London circa 1950.

Hard back binding in publisher's original stone grey cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine. Quarto 10½'' x 8¼'' 80 printed pages with English and French texts. Monochrome illustrations throughout. Very Good condition book, in Good condition dust wrapper with two 50 mm closed tears to the spine and front cover, upper corners rubbed, small chip to the foot of the spine, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Northern Ballet Theatre 1987-1997 A Celebration

John Percival, Geoffrey West, and Stephanie Ferguson [Edited by Anna D. Izza]

(Book #ID 49829)

Published by Northern Ballet Theatre Ltd., Spen Lane, Leeds First Edition 1997. Leeds 1997.

First edition in publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers. Folio 11½'' x 10''. ISBN 0953169006. Contains 74 printed pages of text with colour and monochrome photographs throughout. Without any ownership markings and in Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Pavlova; The Genius of Dance

Hyden, Walford [Anna Pavlova]

(Book #ID 50440)

Published by Constable and Company Ltd., 10-12 Orange Street, London First Edition 1931. London 1931.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original grey and brick red patterned cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains [viii] 199 printed pages of text with 15 single-sided monochrome photographs throughout. Small ink ownership marking inside, light rubbing to the covers, spine ends rolled-in and in Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].

Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]. Arnold Lionel Haskell (19 July 1903, London - 14 November 1980, Bath) was a British dance critic who founded the Camargo Society in 1930. With Ninette de Valois, he was influential in the development of the Royal Ballet School, later becoming the school's headmaster. [Contributors include: Ann Barzel; Cyril Beaumont; Anatole Chujoy; Scott Goddard; Frank Howes; Ludovic Kennedy; Irene, Lidova; P. W. Manchester; Pierre Michaut; James Monahan; Maurice Pourchet; and L. Andre Vaillat]. Drawings by Osbert Lancaster.

(Book #ID 96951)

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd., 4-6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1952. 1952.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original buttermilk cloth covers, burgundy title to the spine and to the front cover, blue, black and white illustrated end papers. Quarto 10'' x 7¾''. Contains colour frontispiece, 144 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, 25s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Viva La Diva: Souvenir Concert Programme

Starring Darcey Bussell and Katherine Jenkins in:] Directed by Kim Gavin

(Book #ID 90498)

First Night Performance Programme Dated 12th December 2007. 2007.

Original stapled colour illustrated souvenir theatre programme 11½'' x 11''. Contains 40 pages with colour photographs from the concert. The outside covers have worked loose from the staples otherwise in Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Footnotes to The Ballet: A Book for Balletomanes

Brahms, Caryl

(Book #ID 62547)

Published by Lovat Dickson Ltd., 38 Bedford Street, London First Edition 1936. London 1936.

First Edition hard back publisher's original light grey cloth covers, faded maroon and black lettering to the spine, harlequin vignette to the upper panel, top edge dyed grey. 8vo 8¾'' x 5¾'' [xx] 268 printed pages of text with monochrome photographic illustrations on semi glossy paper. Spine and edges a little sun faded, contents clean and in Good condition, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].

Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]. Arnold Lionel Haskell (19 July 1903, London - 14 November 1980, Bath) was a British dance critic who founded the Camargo Society in 1930. With Ninette de Valois, he was influential in the development of the Royal Ballet School, later becoming the school's headmaster. [Contributors include: Ann Barzel; Cyril Beaumont; Anatole Chujoy; Scott Goddard; Frank Howes; Ludovic Kennedy; Irene, Lidova; P. W. Manchester; Pierre Michaut; James Monahan; Maurice Pourchet; and L. Andre Vaillat]. Drawings by Osbert Lancaster.

(Book #ID 96949)

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd., 4-6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1952. 1952.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original buttermilk cloth covers, burgundy title to the spine and to the front cover, blue, black and white illustrated end papers. Quarto 10'' x 7¾''. Contains colour frontispiece, 144 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Small smudge marks to the pale cloth covers. Very Good condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, 25s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Ballet in America | The Emergence of an American Art (Mentor Books Series)

Amberg, George

(Book #ID 92592)

Published by The New American Library, 245 Fifth Avenue, New York First Edition 1949. 1949.

First edition in publisher's original colour illustrated card wrap covers [soft back]. 8vo. 7'' x 4½''. Contains 224 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs to the centre pages. Cheap paper browning, 15 mm slit to the fore edge of the front cover and in Good condition, no dust wrapper as issued. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            A Pageant of the Dance and Ballet

Perugini, Mark Edward

(Book #ID 72554)

Published by Jarrolds Ltd., 34 Paternoster Row, London First Edition 1935. London 1935.

First edition hard back publisher's original sun faded light blue cloth covers, black title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo 8¾'' x 6''. 318 [viii catalogue] printed pages of text with monochrome photographic illustrations and drawings on glossy paper. In Good condition , no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The World of Serge Diaghilev

Spencer, Charles [Contributions by Philip Dyer and Martin Battersby] Serge Diaghilev

(Book #ID 72942)

Published by The Viking Press, 625 Madison Avenue, New York First Edition 1979. New York 1979.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original crimson cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. Quarto 9½'' x 8''. Contains 175 printed pages of text with monochrome and colour illustrations and monochrome photographs throughout. Fine condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0670787833

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            Baron at the Ballet [Signed]

Arnold L. Haskell [Introduction and Commentary] Foreword by Sacheverell Sitwell [Sterling Henry Nahum known professionally as Baron (1906 - September 1956) was a society and court photographer in the United Kingdom].

(Book #ID 86625)

Published by Collins 14 St. James's Place, London First Edition 1950. 1950.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original full deep navy morocco binding with gilt title lettering to the spine, both boards with gilt ruled border, top edge gilt. 4to 11¼'' x 9''. Contains 222 printed pages of text with 8 colour plates and a collection of over 270 monochrome images by Baron Sterling Nahum, the official photographer for Sadler's Wells Ballet, London, and court photographer to the British Royal Family. Fox spotting to the end leaves, minor rubbing to the corners and in Very Good condition. Hand written in black ink opposite the half-title page 'This volume is number 18 of an edition limited to 50 copies specially bound for the author' and SIGNED 'Baron'. The Limited Edition of 150 copies is normally available within the trade, however, this specially bound copy rarely comes onto the open market, having been produced solely for family members and close friends of the author. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Bolshoi Ballet: Souvenir Concert Programme Performed at The Royal Albert Hall + Tickets + Cast List

Derek Block International Concerts Ltd [Starring Alexander Vetrov, Maria Bylova, Galina Stepanenko in:] Directed by Yuri Grigorovich

(Book #ID 90497)

First Night Performance Programme Dated 9th Jan to 14th Feb 1993. 1993.

Original stapled colour illustrated souvenir concert programme 9½'' x 6''. Contains 60 pages with colour photographs from the ballet. The fore edge has started to turn upwards otherwise in Fine condition. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Ballet Annual 1952 | A Record and Year Book of the Ballet [Sixth (6th) Issue].

Haskell, Arnold L. [Edited by]. Arnold Lionel Haskell (19 July 1903, London - 14 November 1980, Bath) was a British dance critic who founded the Camargo Society in 1930. With Ninette de Valois, he was influential in the development of the Royal Ballet School, later becoming the school's headmaster. [Contributors include: Ann Barzel; Cyril Beaumont; Anatole Chujoy; Scott Goddard; Frank Howes; Ludovic Kennedy; Irene, Lidova; P. W. Manchester; Pierre Michaut; James Monahan; Maurice Pourchet; and L. Andre Vaillat]. Drawings by Osbert Lancaster.

(Book #ID 82415)

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd., 4-6 Soho Square, London First Edition 1952. 1952.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original buttermilk cloth covers, burgundy title to the spine and to the front cover, blue, black and white illustrated end papers. Quarto 10'' x 7¾''. Contains colour frontispiece, 144 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Lower spine end soft, tan age spots to the edges of the covers. Very Good condition book in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, 25s. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Balletomane's Sketch Book

Ambrose, Kay and Arnold L. Haskell

(Book #ID 93040)

Published by Adam & Charles Black, Ltd., 4-6 Soho Square, London Second Edition 1942. 1942.

Second edition hard back binding in publisher's original ginger cloth covers, rust title and author lettering to the spine and to the front cover. Quarto 10'' x 7½''. Contains 96 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations, sketches and photographs throughout. Lower spine end and edges scuffed, age darkening to the closed edges. Very Good condition book in near Very Good condition dust wrapper with 5 mm strip of paper missing to the top of the spine and gutters, small chips to the corners, not price clipped 12s 6d. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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