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In His True Centre: An Interim Autobiography

By: HASKELL, Arnold - editor

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 09715

Condition: Good VG


Autobiography of the celebrated ballet critic. 328pp, photo illustrated. Inscription by Haskell to the title page. Book is very clean with bright interior and sound binding. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips etc., but is clean. View more info

In His True Centre: An Interim Autobiography

By: HASKELL, Arnold L.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036277

Condition: Fine


Haskell was a celebrated English writer on the Ballet. 1st printing, 8vo, 328pp, 30 photo illustrations. Hardcover in red cloth with gilt spine and with unclipped dustjacket. Book is tight and clean, almost 'as new'. Dustjacket is clean and bright with minor edge wear and two small closed tears. Attractive copy. Weight, 548g. View more info

The Ballet Annual 1959

By: HASKELL, Arnold l.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1958

Edition: 1959 Annual

Seller ID: 038920

Condition: Near Fine


A Record and Year Book of the Ballet. Small folio, 7.5'x10", 146pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in cloth with price-clipped dustjacket. Book is very clean and tight with bright interior. DJ is tattered with a number of small tears, edge wear, small pieces lost, etc. Weight, 582g. View more info

The Ballet Annual 1953

By: HASKELL, Arnold L. - Editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1952

Seller ID: 34419

Condition: VG+


A Record and Year Book of the Ballet. Seventh issue. Small folio, 7.5'x10", 144pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Book is very clean and tight with bright interior. Small owner's inscription to verso of frontis. Dustjacket, in brodart. in unclipped, bright and clean with small pieces missing to extremities of spine. Weight, 582g. View more info

Ballet Today: April, 1956

By: HERF, Estelle - Editor

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, I. E. Herf: 1956

Edition: Vol. 9, No. 4

Seller ID: 039155

Condition: About VG


Single issue of a British Ballet magazine. Front cover photo of Margot Fonteyn. 23pp, photo illustrated. Clean and unmarked. A little general age-wear but no major faults. Weight, 58g. View more info

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Strand Theatre Programme; S. Hurok Presents Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo, Vancouver, 1940

By: HILKER ATTRACTIONS

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Hilker Attractions: 1940

Seller ID: 043371

Condition: Good to Very Good


Program for a visit to Vancouver of the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Company of 150 starring Alicia Markova, Andre Eglevsky, Roland Guerard, Roy Milton, Mia Slavenska and many others. They performed - Le Lac des Cygnes, Devil's Holiday, Gaite Parisienne, Les Sylphides, La Boutique Fantasque, Spectre de la Rose, Prince Igor, Carnaval, Ghost Town and Le Beau Danube. january 23, 1940 at the Strand Theatre. 12pp program. Clean and umarked with old, light folds etc. Weight, 2... View more info

S. Hurok Presents 'The Ballet Theatre'; Strand Theatre, Vancouver, Jan 21, 1943

By: HILKER ATTRACTIONS

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Strand Theatre: 1943

Seller ID: 048579

Condition: Near Fine


Program-Handbill for a Vancouver appearance of Mexico's, 'The Ballet Theatre'. They perform - Swan Lake, Lilac Garden, Three Virgins and a Devil and Princess Aurora. Single sheet, printed one side. Full program, cast etc. Not illustrated. Unmarked. Thee folds. Scarce and ephemeral. Weight, 5g. View more info

Concert Presentations; March-April, 1944

By: HILKER ATTRACTIONS

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Strand Theatre: 1944

Seller ID: 048580

Condition: VG+


Booklet advertising three Concert Presentation by Hilker Attractions - 1] Ballet Theatre, 2] Jan Peerce, 3] Baccaloni Opera. All held at Vancouver's Strand Theatre, March - April, 1944. 16pp, full programs, performers etc Small local ads. Bright and clean with the exception of a date-note to the top margin of the front wrapper. Light vertical crease at centre where once folded. Weight, 27g. View more info

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Handbill for a Concert by the Original Don Cossack Chorus & Dancers, Serge Jaroff, Director

By: HUROK ATTRACTIONS

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Hurok Attractions: 1941

Edition: 20th Anniversary

Seller ID: 053168

Condition: VG+


Handbill advertising an appearance of the Don Cossack Chorus and Dancers in Hamilton, Ontario. As it mentions that it is the 20th Anniversary Tour of the Chorus, this would make the date 1941. Size - 6" by 9', printed both sides. Viually attrative. Four photos on verso, with text. Light central fold otherwise bright and unmarked. May be eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail to Canada, the USA and other Countries. View more info

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Ballet Folklorico De Mexico: Mexico City, 1967

By: INSTITUTO NACIONAL De BELLAS ARTES

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Mexico City, Publicidad Teatral: 1967

Seller ID: 041899

Condition: VG+


Program for an appearance in Mexico City of the Ballet Folklorico de Mexico, in 1967. Directed by Amalia Hernandez. Text in Spanish and English. 12pp, program, advertising. Sound, clean and unmarked copy. Weight, 22pp. View more info

Vancouver International Festival 1964; Folding Poster

By: JEY DESIGN & ADVERTISING CONSULTANTS

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B. C., Vancouver International Festival: 1964

Edition: 1964 Edition

Seller ID: 29675

Condition: About Fine


Colorful folding poster promoting the Seventh Annual Vancouver International Festival for 1964. 32 days and nights of brilliant entertainment. Features included - Conductor Charles Munch and the VSO; West Side Story; Ballet de Paris; Pianist Trouard; Iram La Douce [musical comedy]; New York Pro Musica; CBC Chamber Orchestra; and more! Poster unfolds to 23" by 34", printed on both sides in colour. All events are listed. Queen Elizabeth Theatre seating plan, and m... View more info

The Chestnut Tree ['Neath the Spreading Chestnut Tree]

By: KENNEDY, Jimmy: CONNOR, Tommie: KENNEDY, Hamilton

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Peter Maurice Music Co: 1938

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 30564

Condition: Very Good


Novely Singing Dance. ballroom routine devised by Miss Adele England. Photo on front cover of His Majesty's Boys Camp, Southwold, singing the song. 3pp, words and music. Stick-figures in the text, and on the rear wrapper, illustrating how to perform the dance. Small, music store stamp to top left corner. pencilled chord names to text. Near display quality. Scan available. Shipped shrink-wrapped on stiff card. View more info

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Isadora: A Sensational Life

By: KURTH, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Little, Brown & Co: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050417

ISBN: 0316507261

Condition: Near Fine


A comprehensive biography of the pioneer of modern dance, Isadora Duncan [1877-1927], offering a dramatic portrait of her sensational and turbulent life, chronicling her many love affairs, passionate devotion to dance, and personal tragedies. xi, 652 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm. Bright, clean unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Very slight wear to spine edges. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 972g. View more info

A History of Ballet and Its Makers

By: LAWSON, Joan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23071

Condition: VG+


Book traces the history of the ballet from its earliest classical forms in Ancient Greece and Rome, to modern times. 202pp, , illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binsing. No wear to blue cloth. Dustjacket has several missing pieces - fair only. Weight, 750g. View more info

Matha Graham: Portrait of the Lady as an Artist

By: LEATHERMAN, LeRoy

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18914

Condition: About Fine


Photo illustrated biography of Martha Graham - dancer, teacher, actress, designer and innovator. 178pp, profusely photo illustrated in b&w. Bright, clean unmarked copy with a sound bining. No wear to cloth. Similar dustjacket, in brodart. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 1.02kg. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and ... View more info

Ballet Traditional to Modern

By: LIFAR, Serge

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1938

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 10395

Condition: Good VG


Lifars thoughts and experiments with ballet - his analysis of the nature of dancing, the evolution of ballet from the 16th to the Romantic era, and the ballet of the 20th century. 302pp, photo illustrated. Book is clean and bright with a sound binding. Gift inscription on ffep and attractive bookplate on fpde. Dustjacket has a little top edge wear and a darkened spine but is quite clean and attractive. View more info

Scandinavian Dance Music: First Series

By: LING PHYSICAL

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Ling Physical Education Association:

Edition: First [presumed]

Seller ID: 18111

Condition: Fine


Booklet of music for 12 Scandinavian Dances. Separate booklet laid-in with complete dance instructions. Undated, but 1950 from internal evidence. 12pp + 16pp, music & text. Bright, clean, unmarked copies with sound bindings. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 60g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within North America. View more info

The Winnipeg Ballet of Canada: Program, 1952

By: LLOYD, Gweneth - Director

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, MB, Winnipeg Ballet: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036205

Condition: Good Very Good


Program for the Winnipeg Ballet of Canada, 1952-1953. 44pp, profusely photo illustrated, notes and bios, advertising. Bright, clean and unmarked with a sound, stapoled binding. Weight, 186g. View more info

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada, 1956-7 Season

By: LLOYD, Gweneth - Director

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, Royal Winnipeg Ballet: 1956

Seller ID: 037075

Condition: Very Good, or Better


Souvenir of the 1956-7 Season of the Winnipeg Ballet [17th]. Profiles of past history and present personnel etc. 40pp, photo illustrated, ads. Bright and clean but with a small area of 'rippling' barely visible at 2 o'clock. Weight, 180g. View more info

Beth Lockhart Presents 'Star Lights' [Ballet]

By: LOCKHART, Beth

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vancouver, B. C., Beth Lockhart: 1941

Seller ID: 054196

Condition: Fine


Program for a performance by Beth Lockhart and her Company, of Ballet and Dance in Vancouver, B. C. at the Point Grey Auditorium - October 24, 1941. Choreography by Miss Lockhart formerly of the Hollywood Ballet Co. She had a Studion in Vancouver in the same year as the performance. [8pp], photo to front panel. Bright, clean and unmarked. Two copies available. Ships at cost via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info