Bournemouth: Parkstone Publishers, The Great Encyclopedia of Russia Publishing House, 1998. Quarto; VG/VG Hardcover; Black spine with white text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket, minor fray to spine head, light rubbing to back of jacket; Boards are strong and clean, with vivid color illustration, binding solid; Text block clean, vivid color illustrations; 207 pp.
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New York: Metropolitan Ballet Company, Inc., 1916. Unpaginated quarto program in original wrapper. With many photographs and full-page color illustrations by Leon Bakst, Robert Edmond Jones, and others. SIGNED by dancers Adolf Bolm, Flore Revalles, and Alexandre Gavriloff under their photographs. Front wrapper completely detached, chipped, soiled and paint-stained; rear wrapper missing. Many pages of the program are detached but present. Some soiling to interior, particularly at margins. Good copy only, sold AS IS. Shelved in Print bin.
Tokyo: Japan Travel Bureau Inc, 1965. Second edition. 16 mo. VG/VG DJ. Green spine with black and white text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj has as protective mylar covering; dj inside flaps are adhering to the front pastedown and back pastedown; boards are strong and clean; 1 sheet after the front free end page is slightly loose from the inner hinge; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 164.
London: C. W. Beaumont, 1930. First Edition. Octavo, 140 pages, G+/no DJ; black cloth boards, gold lettering and illustration: boards age-toned dark brown, mild overall wear, boards cocked, starting hinge to boards (backing visible), binding sturdy; chipping to head and tail, bumping to corners; faded marbled top, deckled fore- and bottom-edges, age-toning/wear to text-block; mild age-toning to interior, text occasionally faded yet clear and legible, some illustrations affected yet clear; ex-libris bookplate to front paste-down; shelved Case 10.
France: Aux Editions Du Cygne, 1932. (unstated edition). Quarto. Good- with no dust jacket. Half-cloth, half marbled pink boards. Brown spine with beige panel and black lettering. Wear along the top of the spine at the front hinge. Binding loosening in several spots. Text block edges clean. Text of pages clean and unmarked. 366pp. Text in French.
New York, New York: Greenberg Publisher, 1954. US Printing. Qto. VG/VG-. much faded DJ spine, titling is indiscernible, with spotting and partly illustrated in pink with b/w dancing figures on large red circles. large titling in faded purple/black with black subtitling, very tiny purple authors left justified beneath. foxing to jacket rear. large closed tear on jacket front/rear. pale red clothbound HB with purple imprinted label, with gilt-stamped type and tiny purple/gilt author and publisher. slightly fading edges of the front and rear boards. age toning evident on the brown flecked candy pink fep/ffep. SIGNED BY ARTHUR MURRAY AND AUTHORS ON HALF-TITLE PAGE. neat sheets, b/w pictorial throughout, all images with plenty of text detail. foxing to outer edges, no transference to the sheets of the marginal interior edges. 191 pp.
New York: Committee on Research in Dance, 1972. 12mo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Yellow spine with black text: Covers have mild general shelfwear, some light scuffing, minimal soiling: Textblock has light stain along fore edge, otherwise clean, pages are clean and free of markings, folds and tears: Text is curated from meetings held August 29th to September 7th, 1970 at Lake Fairlee Camp in Ely, VT and August 22nd to September 4th 1971 at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA: 83 pp.
London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1954. Large Octavo; VG-/VG-; White spine with black text. DJ has a Brodart cover jacket, shelf wear, some soiling, small tears along edges, light pink staining on rear; Boards have rubbing on edges, shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light foxing on edges, Ex-libris bookplate on front end paper, frontis photo and title page has tiny staining, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 174.
Large Quarto; VG/VG-; Black spine w/o text; Dust jacket have very slight shelf wear such as slightly sunned exterior with minor scratches and minimal edge wear, otherwise clean and undamaged; Covers have minimal shelf wear, clean with sturdy panels;Text block has minimal shelf wear and is clean with tight binding. Signed on front end paper.
London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1952. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/G+; Spine is red with yellow text; DJ has general shelf wear, price-clipped, creasing along edges, some open and closed tears, age-toning, design is clear; Boards have general shelf wear, bumping to corners, joints and hinges are Strong; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 364.
New York, NY: Crown Publishers, 1939. US Printing. Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. dark blue clothbound HB with stamped gilt titling centered at around head and foot of spine. some dark toning to fep/ffep. hinge area intact, sealed over weakened hinges. heavily foxed initial and final sheets: the half title page and frontispiece reverse. occasional foxing within the otherwise unmarked textblock. contents include 31 colored illustrations by Matisse, Picasso, Berard, etc., and 200 half-tone illustrations. gently toned outer edges. as is.246 pp.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977. First Edition. Octavo; pp 279; VG-/G; black spine with light orange and cream text; dust jacket shows rubbed corners; tape mend to spine tail edge; light soiling to rear; cloth has mild rubbing to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light spots to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1974. Small Quarto; unpaginated; VG-/G-; black spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows light rubbing to exterior; some chips to edges; price clipped front flap; cloth has clean exterior; mild wear to corners; strong boards; text block has light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Doubleday, 1993. First edition. Octavo; First edition; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey and black with black print; DJ has light edgewear, stain at bottom of spine; Boards quarter bound with grey cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, light peripheral toning, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on the title page; 272 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Doubleday, 1993. First edition. Octavo; First edition; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, grey and black with black and grey print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards quarter bound with grey cloth to spine and grey paper to boards, light wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for embossed owner stamp to front flyleaf; Inscribed in ink by the author on the dedication page; 272 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w).
New York: Magico Magazine, 1986,1987,1988. Booklets [6x8]; G/paperback; 5 booklets; beige, red, yellow, light blue and spine covers; red spine with black text to fronts; covers show light smudges to exterior; intact panels; text blocks show light wear to exterior edges; interiors clean; illustrated; NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 6, in Netdesk office.
New York: Committee on Research in Dance, 1970. 12mo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Yellow spine with black text: Covers have general shelfwear, crease down joint on front, some soiling: Textblock has some staining, pages are clean and free of markings, folds and tears: Text was taken from the proceedings of the second conference on research and dance, July 4-6 1969 at Airlie Conference Center in Warrenton, VA: 115 pp.
Ventura, CA: Creative Concepts Publishing Corporation, 1998. Large Octavo; pp 79; G/paperback; orange spine with black text; covers have mild wear to exterior; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; intact panels; text block shows only light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
New York and Evanston: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1970. first edition. Quarto; VG-/G-; off-white spine with light purple & brown text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and is moderately age toned; some soiling on exterior; minor chipping at corners; fraying & few small tears at head edge; price clipped front flap; cloth has slight wear on exterior; panels are unmarked w/lightly rubbed edges; text block has darkened on exterior edges, slightly, due to age; slight writing on half title page; text pages are unmarked w/ tight binding; overall good condition; pp 293. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Bombay, India: Marg Publications, September 1982. Reprint. Bombay: Marg Publications. Reprint. Quarto. VG+/VG-. dark brownish black DJ spine, white titles. edgewear of tiny creases around head and tail. khaki clothbound HC, binding solid. text clear, with many photos, fold-out instructional charts intact. unmarked throughout.
Paris, France: Art and Industry, 1955. French Printing. skinny Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. bright white wraps spine, black titling, with lengthy reading creases, abrading and scuffing to its ends, with fine ridges and wrinkles. fully illustrated panels in color, edgewear heavy to covers along the upper edges. interior illustrated profusely with b/w and color photographs. following the main gallery, numbered list of photos and "A Ballet Season," text in both FRENCH AND ENGLISH upon unmarked ivory stock. corners are neatly aligned within the textblock of 112 pp.
Brooklyn, NY: Dance Horizons, 1975. US Edition. tall Qto. VG/VG-. tall ivory DJ spine, much chipping to the tip, and aside it on the b/w pictorial jacket rear a large rough gash. DJ titling is centered small back characters which extend down spine to lightly worn tail. medium blue clothbound HB, small white gold stamped lettering down spine. b/w photos illustrate the endpages. clean ivory textblock featuring over 250 illustrations, including 35 drawings and paintings. neat outer edges, all sides. 400 pp. ISBN # 078127051X.
Paris: Les musees de la Ville de Paris, 2009. Small Quarto; pp 336; G+/paperback; black spine with white text; black wrap to front cover; covers show moderate wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; French text.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008. First Printing. Octavo; pp 330; VG/VG-; beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows only light wear to exterior; mild bumping to spine head edge; cloth clean; lightly bumped head spine edge; strong boards; text block clean; illustrated; tight binding;.
Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2013. First edition. Folio in blue and green soft covers; VG; spine blue with white letters; minimal soiling on covers; small crease on back cover; pp. 270; this is the catalog from the London and Washington, DC exhibitions; shelved in Dance section or front table.
Cambridge, MA: 1980. Preliminary Edition. Small Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Off white spine with no text: Covers are side stitched, curled down center, age related toning, general shelfwear: Textblock has darkened with age but pages are free of any markings, tears or folds: Preliminary Edition: Unpaginated.
Colombo: M.D. Gunasena & Co., Ltd., 1967. First. 12 mo: G+/G-: Yellowed spine with black text: DJ shows considerable wear and aging, many small tears at the head and tail, and shelfwear along all sides, small quarter inch tear at bottom on back, 1.5x1 inch piece missing on bottom front, spine is darkened with age, flaps have also darkened with age: Boards show some creasing on front and back by spine, rubbing and thinning due to shelfwear: Textblock has darkened with age, pages show some foxing and mild creasing, no markings or tears, some black and white photographs: 303 pp.
New York, NY: George Braziller, 1967. First American Edition. 8vo. VG/VG-. toned ivory DJ spine with black and bold blue titling, mid-spine b/w pictorial thumbnail and dark hot pink title and tiny blue publisher. largely illustrated jacket front and rear beneath expanded titles on ivory. heavily foxed inner flaps, slim front flap clipped. brown clothbound HB with gilt stamped titles on ornate light blue titleblock, authors and publisher on cloth. heavily foxed fep/ffep. color photo frontispiece faces title page, in addition to five illustrated b/w sections. heavily foxed edges all sides. 264 pp.
New York: Norman W. Henley & Co., 1897. Third Edition. 12mo; Third edition; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue without print; Boards in blue cloth with silver and black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, blemish to center of front, shelfwear to rear, slight warping; Text block has spotting to endpapers, spotting and smudges at page 15, else clean interior; viii, 140 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1968. first edition. Octavo; VG-/G-; Black spine with white text; Dust jacket has 1 inch horizontal tear at head front edge with taped tear at rear head fore edge, as well as other small tears and frays along edges, slightly rubbed exterior but otherwise intact without major defect, covered with mylar; Cloth has lightly sunned exterior with minor edge wear and strong and clean exterior; Text block is lightly ivory toned with slight wear on exterior edge due to handling but pages are unmarked and binding is tight; pp 405. Inscribed.
New York: MacMillan Publishing Co., 1974. Revised and Updated. Octavo; Revised and Updated edition; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, black with white print; DJ in mylar, slight edgewear but clean and bright; Boards in black cloth with silver print, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; 406 pages, illustrated.