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Modern Dance Forms in Relation to the Other Modern Arts
Horst, Louis & Russell, Carroll,
Impulse Publications, San Francisco, 1961. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: drawings, photographs & musical nomenclature. First Edition. 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. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279787  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Sadler's Wells Ballet at Covent Garden: A Book of Photographs by Merlyn Severn
Severn, Merlyn,
John Lane the Bodley Head, London, 1947. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: black-and-white photographs. First Edition. 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. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279439  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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the dancer's world
Peto, Michael & Bland, Alexander.,
Reynal & Co, New York, 1963. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Josef Herman. First Edition. 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.. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279408  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Sadler's Wells Ballet. Dancers in Colour
Gordon, Anthony,
Phoenix House, London, 1952. Edition Unstated
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs. Edition Unstated. 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. . Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279353  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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the wonderful world of dance
Haskell, Arnold L.,
ISBN: 0356027554
Aldus Books, London, 1969. reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: photographs & drawings. reprint. 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. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0279430  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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