Paris: de Brunoff, 1922. Limited Edition, #258/325. Quarto, 194 pages; VG; bound in brown leather, patterned paper covered boards, fore edges full leather; spine has light brown label, triple-ruled gilt border, gilt lettering; mild rubbing and shelfwear, with small scratch along rear hinge; edges untrimmed; interior clean; limited edition, #258/325 signed by the editor, Mauric de Brunoff on limitation page; INSCRIBED on half-title by Svetloff, dated 11 Juillet 1931 to Lisa Gardiner. Lisa Gardiner was a former Anna Pavlova company dancer, who went on to found the Washington School of Ballet in 1944 with Mary Day.; shelved above case 2.
New York: Stein and Day, 1966. First Edition. Octavo, 424 pages; VG/VG; spine silvery gold with white and red lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$9.95'; some chipping to corners, head and tail of spine; mild sun-fading to spine, turning the gold color slightly silvery; interior clean; illustrated with ballet dancer portraits and includes dancers Facsimile signatures; incredibly scarce; shelved case 12.
New York: Knopf, 1966. First edition. Quarto; 178 pp. Illustrated brown cloth. No dust jacket. Illustrated with photographs. INSCRIBED by both Martha Graham and dancer Helen McGehee on half-title page. SIGNED by author LeRoy Leatherman on title page. VG. Boards soiled. Binding tight. Shelved in Alcove 2.
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: 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.
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.
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.
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.
Seville: Society of Spanish Studies, 1967. Octavo; VG/VG-; white spine, black and red lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, general edgewear, closed tears on head edges and hinge edges, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, tearing on fore corners and spine edges, soiling on front; boards strong, slightly bowed, some edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, soiling on front and spine, spine age toned, interiors age toned; text block age toned, soiling on exterior tail edge; 270pp.
Brooklyn, NY: Dance Horizons, Inc., 1972. Second Printing. small 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. slim ivory wraps spine with tiny dark orange titling. ivory frames the large dark orange text field, centered titling; small orange text filled ivory rear. hint of edgewear, interior a lightly read copy, petite in size, very skinny. no marks/writing. in protective sleeve. 47 pp.
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.
Stuttgart: Ernst Battenberg Verlag, 1963. Oblong quarto; vg-/none; white cloth spine with black text; quarter-bound w/reddish pictorial boards; white and pink text; some edge wear and bumping; text block, clean; 119 pp.; frontispiece, portraits, photos, and plates; binding shaken; split start, gutter; light general toning; else very good; ---TEXT IN GERMAN.;.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1912. First Edition. Approx. 7.5" x 10.25". Good Condition. clay-red clothbound boards with gilt design and gilt lettering. Rubbing to corners and spine ends of boards; cloth splits to spine have been bolstered with archival book glue, with backstrip attached to edges of signatures. Some separation (please see photos for details) Attractively deckle-edged; faded gilt along top edge of text block. Paper crease along front hinge unevenly cut, but binding is secure. Shadow-browning to front and rear endpapers. Foxing to photographic plates, with photos themselves remaining crisp; otherwise clean and tight throughout. Please note the condition of the book and binding in the pictures accompanying this listing before purchasing. [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
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.
Holon, Israel: The Movement Notation Society, 1976. Second Edition, Revised. Large Oblong Octavo; pp 161; G-/paperback; black spine with white text; covers show slight foxing and soiling toward head and fore edges; some wear to corners; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; ex-library with pouch to inside front cover; interior clean; illustrated with graphs and charts; inscribed by Moshe Feldenkrais.
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, 1992. Quarto; VG/VG Hardcover; Black spine with colorful, blue, green, orange, yellow text; Moderate shelf wear to dust jacket, light rubbing along surfaces of dj, otherwise mark free; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, previous owners inscription on front free end page; Text block clean, vivid color illustrations; 256 pp Additional shipping is needed for expedited / international orders. Book(s) too heavy/ large to ship via economy international shipping methods. For international/expedited orders, please inquire for rates].
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.
New York: Benjamin Blom, Inc., 1972. reissued. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Purple spine with gilt text; first published in 1921; Cloth has moderate shelf wear such as lightly rubbed and scratched exterior, bumped corners, and lightly sunned spine, but panels are strong and intact; Text block has slight wear on exterior edges with unmarked text pages, tight binding; pp 131.
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: Adam and Charles Black, 1958. First ed. VG 8vo in green buckram, title on spine in gilt. Missing DJ. Ex-lib. Slight bumping to corners, spine cocked. Gilt on spine bright, remnants of library label at bottom. Pages clean, flat and bright, no scribbles or notes, prev. booksellers stamp on title page. Remnants of glue on rear endpapers from library card pocket(s) B/W photos and illus. throughout, full colour frontis of Dame Adeline on glossy stock. 207 pgs. shelve Dance.
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.
Pfullingen: Verlag Gunther Neske, 1975. Quarto; pp 159; G/G-; ivory spine with black text; dust jacket has some rubbing to exterior; moderate wear to edges; cloth has slight wear to exterior; light toning to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; German, English and French text.
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.
Berlin: Volksverband der Buecherfreunde Wegweiser-Verlag, 1925. 1st Ed. 8vo bound in quarter bordeaux leather with marbled boards and gilt spine lettering; VG/None; spine slightly abraded; where folded first pages with small stain mark; endpapers slightly foxed. With numerous plates. History of the dance.
New York: Bloomsbury, 2002. First U.S. Edition. Quarto: VG/VG: Black spine with white text: DJ is covered in mylar sheath, light chipping at corners, some scuff marks: Boards are strong and binding is tight, some light soiling and mild general shelfwear: Textblock is clean and pages are free of markings, folds and tears: First U.S. Edition: 320 pp.
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.
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, Co., 1990. Octavo, 314pp. Hardcover with dust jacket in VG/VG condition. ----Spine is burgundy with gilt text. Bumping and shelf-wear. Light edge-wear to dust jacket. No markings or creases to the text. Binding is sturdy. Inscribed by Agnes de Mille on the front free end page.
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.
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.
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.
New York: Sttewart, Tabori & Chang, 1997. Reprinted. Quarto; pp 109; VG/VG; Burgundy spine with white text; dust jacket has slight rubbing to exterior, slight sun fading to exterior, chipping at corners; cloth has minimal shelf wear, clean, intact and sturdy boards; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges, interior clean;.
New York: Philosophical Library, 1963. Octavo; VG/G+; DJ: Purple spine with grey text; HB:Red with black text; Minor shelf wear and bumping; Text block clean; 168 pages; Inscribed by author on FFEP; Tears on head and tail ends of DJ front and head end of back DJ near the spine; Stains and chipping on back of DJ; Light staining and toning on HB head, fore and tail edges; B&W photos, illustrations and musical notation; Else fine.
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.
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.
Seoul: Seoul International PUblishing House, 1985. first edition. Quarto; VG-/G; Black spine with orange & white text; Dust jacket is moderately rubbed on exterior with minimal edge wear, otherwise intact; Cloth is very slightly sunned with light white spotting at front head edge but panels are strong and intact; Text block shows very light shelf wear with clean pages and tight binding; pp 108.