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Antoinette Sibley - Photographs by Leslie E Spatt

Dance Books, London
1st printing. Large Folio in blue cloth, silver lettering to spine and front cover, 128pp on stiff art paper, numerous photos etc.
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in a lightly sunned but otherwise FINE price-clipped Dust Jacket. An excellent copy
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The New York City Ballet in Action (Inscribed by Roger Wood)

Saturn Press, London
1st printing. 4to in grey faux cloth covered boards, 48pp, mainly captioned b/w photos by Roger Wood, index to ballets at rear. Inscribed and signed as 'The Author' by Roger Wood on the front blank fly-leaf. The recipient was Ruth Lynam (journalist, fashion writer, noted balletomane) a lifelong friend Wood.
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (slight tanning to edges) in a slightly edge-chipped and lightly dusty but otherwise VERY GOOD complete Dust Jacket (looks fine in its removable transparent protector)
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A Dance Through Time - Images of Western social dancing from the middle ages to modern times (SIGNED COPY)

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
4to in colour printed stiff card covers, 121pp on thick glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. Inscribed and signed by author on the front fly-leaf
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The Vic-Wells Ballet

Cyril W Beaumont, London
8vo in blue boards, printed paper labels to spine and front cover (as issued) 45pp on thick paper, frontispiece, plates. This copy from the collection of Ruth Lynam (journalist, fashion writer and balletomane) and has her bookplate and ink name, dated 1942, on the front blank fly-leaf
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy in a dusty and very lightly edge-nicked but otherwise VERY GOOD+ complete Dust Jacket (looks very presentable in its removable transparent protector)
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Modern Dance - Techniques and Teaching (SIGNED COPY and Dame Ninette De Valois Association Copy)

A S Barnes, New York
4to in yellow printed blue boards, 191pp. This copy has a fulsome inscription to Ninette de Valois which is signed by both Gertrude Shurr and Rachael Dunaven Yocom. In 1963 Dame Ninette gave the book to a London dance school, it is inscribe in ink by her own hand ' Presented by Dame Ninette De Valois / Jan. 1963'
VERY GOOD- (library marking to verso of title-page and bottom edge of front fly-leaf only, mild tape marks to lower spine, otherwise a very good clean and tight copy)
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Breaking Bounds - the Dance Photography of Lois Greenfield (SIGNED COPY)

Thames & Hudson, London
Large Square 4to in photo illustrated stiff glossy card covers, 119pp on thick art paper, mainly finely printed b/w photos, index at rear. This copy inscribed and signed by Lois Greenfield on the title-page (no other inscriptions)
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy still close to new (minute speck of shelf rub to cover corner tips, hint of tanning to covers)
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Chiasmus - Gianfranco Baruchello - Michelangelo Pistoletto - Giulio Paolini - Tullio Catalano (Anna Bornholt Gallery, London 1990)

Anna Bornholt Gallery, London
4to in silvered stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 32pp on stiff art paper, colour plates, etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
1st editionSoftcover
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From Petipa to Balanchine - Classical Revival and the Modernisation of Ballet

Routledge, London
1st printing. Large 8vo in black cloth, silver lettering to spine. 167pp, plates, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (merest hint of tanning to leaves) in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Being Present - Eight Painters (Jerwood, London May 19 - July 4 2004)

Jerwood Space, London
4to in thick boards with embossed plate to front cover (as issued), unpaginated, approx. 110pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc
A well preserved almost AS NEW copy (hint of shelf rub to cover bottom edge)
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Margret Eicher - Johannes Brus - Double Image - the World As Palimpsest (Erarta Museum and Galleries of Contemporary Art, St Petersburg 2011)

Erarta Museum and Galleries of Contemporary Art, St Petersburg
Large square 4to in stiff card covers, 59pp on glossy art paper, colour plates, etc. Text in English and German and Russian
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Stopmotion - the Dance Photographs of Chris Nash

Fiat Lux, London
Extra Large 4to. in colour printed stiff card covers, 44pp on glossy art paper, plates in colour and b/w, etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW unread copy (tiny slight bump to bottom corner tip of front cover from poor handling)
1st editionSoftcover
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Flash- Back - Stories of My Youth (SIGNED COPY)

C W Beaumont, London
8vo in red cloth, gilt lettering to spine, 106pp. This copy signed by the author on the verso of the title-page (no other inscriptions)
An extremely well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy
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The Sadlers Wells Ballet - A History An Appreciation (SIGNED COPY)

Adam & Charles Black, London
Heavy, large 8vo. in red cloth, silver lettering to spine. 336pp, plates, index etc. Inscribed and signed by author on the title-page
Cover fore-edges and paste-down end-papers a little soiled else VERY GOOD and otherwise internally very clean
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Balanchine the Teacher- Fundamentals that shaped the first generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

University Press of Florida
Large 8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 302pp
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1st editionSoftcover
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London Festival Ballet 21st Birthday Gala Performance- in the Gracious Presence of HRH Princess Margaret (souvenir programme)

London Festival Ballet, London
Extra Large 4to. in stiff card covers, unpaginated, approx. 80pp on various types of paper. Full page photos of leading dancers, advert leaves etc.
A well preserved near FINE clean and tight copy (very slight bumping to fore-edge corner tips) in a near FINE Dust Jacket (slightly shelf rubbed along the top edges)
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How These Things Live - Jan Family - Marie Jan Lund, Nina Jan Beier, Chosil Jan Kil, Makin Jan Ma and Daniel Jan Mair

Jan Family Publishing / Janbook
Five 8vo books, each in stiff card covers with text and / or photos by each of the Jan artists, housed in a thick card die-cut printed slip-case
All books and slip-case in NEW condition
1st editionSoftcover
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Ballet Design Past and Present

The Studio, London
Large heavy 4to in black cloth, silver lettering to spine, 216pp, plates in colour and b/w, etc
A well preserved FINE very clean and tight copy (page-block edges very slightly tanned) in a slightly edge-chipped but otherwise VERY GOOD+ Dust Jacket (looks fine in its protector)
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Story / Time - the Life of An Idea

Princeton University Press, Oxford & Princeton
Landscape 4to in linen backed boards, 107pp, colour plates, etc
NEW copy
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Frederick Ashton - Founder Choreographer of the Royal Ballet

Oberon Books, London
Square 4to in photo illustrated stiff card covers, 135pp on stiff art paper
NEW unread copy
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Ballets Russes Style - Diaghilev S Dancers and Paris Fashion

Reaktion Books, London
8vo in colour printed stiff glossy card covers, 256pp, plates in colour and b/w, index etc
NEW unread copy
Softcover
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Tango! The Dance, the Song, the Story

Thames & Hudson, London
Large heavy 4to. in black faux cloth, gilt lettering to spine. 208pp, colour plates, illustrations in text,, bibliography, index etc
An extremely well preserved AS NEW copy in an AS NEW Dust Jacket
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Sadler's Wells Theatre Ballet at Sadler's Wells - Programme May 8th 1951 - The Prospect Before Us - Harlequin in April - Assembly Ball

Sadler's Wells Ballet, London
Small 8vo in glossy paper wrappers, 8pp programme. Dancers Include: Patricia Miller, David Blair, Stanley Holden, Pirmin Trecu, Svetlana Beriosova, Sheilah O' Reilly, Maryon Lane
Wrappers slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - New York City Ballet - Programme 11th August 1950 - Symphonie Concertante - Four Temperaments - Jones Beac

Royal Opera House, London
8vo in red and black printed glossy paper wrappers, 8pp programme. Dancers Include: Tanaquil Leclercq, Maria Tallchief, Janet Reed, Frank Hobi, Brooks Jackson, Yvonne Mounsey, Herbert Blis
Wrappers slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - New York City Ballet - Programme 11th July 1950 - Serenade - Age of Anxiety - Symphony in C

Royal Opera House, London
8vo in red and black printed glossy paper wrappers, 8pp programme. Dancers Include: Maria Tallchief, Janet Reed, Melissa Hayden, Nicholas Magallenes, Todd Bolendor, Tanaquil Leclercq
Wrappers slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - New York City Ballet - Programme 12th August 1950 - Divertimento - the Duel - Illuminations - Symphony in C

Royal Opera House, London
8vo in red and black printed glossy paper wrappers, 8pp programme. Dancers Include: Maria Tallchief, Frank Hobi, Herbert Bliss, Tanaquil Leclercq, Dick Beard, Nicholas Magallenes, Melissa Hayden
Wrappers slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - The Royal Ballet - Programme 4th February 1961 - Les Sylphides - the Invitation - Sweeney Todd

Sadler's Wells Ballet, London
8vo in red and black printed glossy paper wrappers, 16pp programme. Dancers Include: Alexander Bennett, Barbara Remington, Lynn Seymour, Christopher Gable, Shirley Bishop, Donald Britton, Gordon Aitken
Wrappers slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - The Royal Ballet - Programme 7th February 1959 - The Lady and the Fool - La Fete Etrange - Mam'zelle Angot

Sadler's Wells Ballet, London
8vo in red and black printed glossy paper wrappers, 16pp programme. Dancers Include: David Blair, Alexander Grant, Nadia Nerina, Svetlana Beriosova, Pirmin Trecu, Annette Page, Ray Powell, Ronald Hynde
Wrappers slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - The Royal Ballet - Programme 15th March 1958 - The Sleeping Beauty

Sadler's Wells Ballet, London
8vo in red and black printed glossy paper wrappers, 16pp programme. Dancers Include: Anya Linden, David Blair, Margaret Hill, Leslie Edwards, Pamela May, Bryan Ashbridge
Wrappers slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - The Royal Ballet - Programme Matinee 19th April 1958 - Les Patineurs - Hamlet - Ballet Imperial

Sadler's Wells Ballet, London
8vo in red and black printed glossy paper wrappers, 16pp programme. Dancers Include: Maryon Lane, David Blair, Franklin White, Robert Helpmann, Ronald Hynde, Brian Shaw, Rowena Jackson, Annette Page
Wrappers slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden - The Royal Ballet - Programme Matinee 28th June 1958 - A Blue Rose - Bluebird Pas De Deux - Le Lac Des Cygnes (Act II) - Veneziana

Sadler's Wells Ballet, London
8vo in red and black printed glossy paper wrappers, 16pp programme. Dancers Include: Susan Alexander, Edward Miller, Donald Macleary, Anne Heaton, Johaar Mosaval
Wrappers slightly tanned else FINE, an otherwise well preserved and very clean and tight copy
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