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Colonel de Basil's Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo: Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, 1936

By: ORPHEUM THEATRE

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Vancouver, B. C., International Celebrity Concerts: 1936

Seller ID: 052929

Condition: VG


Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, Concert Program for the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Dated Jan. 9th and 10th, 1936. Starring - Alexandra Danilova, Paul Petroffd, Serge Bousloff, Marc Platoff and many more. Size - 6" by 9", 16pp. Clean copy. Light, vertical crease at centre where once lightly folded. Weight, 22g. Shipping via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. View more info

Anna Pavlova Balet Programme; Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, Jan 9, 1923

By: ORPHEUM THEATRE

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Orpheum Theatre: 1923

Seller ID: 052419

Condition: Near Fine


Concert Program from Vancouver's Orpheum Theatre, 1923, featuring Anna Pavlovna. Pavlova was a Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. She was a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. Size - 17cm by 24cm. 8pp, program, small ads. Scarce. Image/s available. Inexpensive Lettermail postal rates apply - Domestic & International View more info

Five Years of Sets in Order: The Calls and Breaks Compiled from 60 Issues of Sets in Order Since November 1948

By: OSGOOD, Bob - Editor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Sets in Order: 1954

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 037569

Condition: About VG


A collection of calls taken from the national square dancing magazine. 176pp, illustrated. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, stapled binding. Signs of moderate use, slight age-soiling, but no major defects. Weight, 260g. View more info

The World of Diaghilev

By: PERCIVAL, John

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 11687

ISBN: 0-517-539039

Condition: Near Fine


Story of the life and career of Serge Diaghilev [1872-1929], Russian Impressario and proprietor of the 'Ballet Russe'. 144pp, illustrated in b&w. Bright, fresh copy with a tight, square binding. Only defect is a sun-faded spine. View more info

Petrouchka: The Story of the Ballet

By: POSNER, Sandy

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1949

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 044779

Condition: VG+


Story of the Russian ballet, 'Petrouchka'.96pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Miniature volume is bright and clean. Ink initials on ffep. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips, small missing pieces etc. Weight, 70g View more info

The Bolshoi Ballet: Motion Picture Program, 1957

By: RANK ORGANISATION

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Rank Organisation: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036203

Condition: VG+


Motion Picture program produced for the Paul Czinner-I. R. Maxwell Production, 'The Bolshoi Ballet'. Filmed in Eastman Colour and released in 1957. The Ballet starred Galena Ulanova, Raissa Struchkova, Nickolai Fadeyechev and the Bolshoi Theatre Ballet. Music by the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Programme notes by Arnold L. Haskell. 16pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound, stapled binding. View more info

Jazz Cleopatra: Josephine Baker in Her Time

By: ROSE, Phyllis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage, New York, 1991:

Seller ID: 2334


4th printing of Vintage Paper edition. Stiff wraps, 8vo, 321pp, illus. About as issued, VG+ View more info

Jazz Cleopatra: Josephine Baker in Her Time

By: ROSE, Phyllis

Price: $8.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Vintage: 1991

Edition: First Vintage Books Edition

Seller ID: 037436

ISBN: 0679731334

Condition: Near New


Traces Josephine Baker's life, 196-1975, featuring her struggles in Europe, her undercover work for the French Resistance during World War II, her tours around the world, and her adopted home. xi, 321, [16] pages, of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, still fresh. Tight, square, uncreased spine. Slight wear to wrappers at tips. Weight, 356g. View more info

The Royal Ballet [Formerly the Sadler's Wells Ballet]; Program

By: ROYAL BALLET

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Royal Ballet: 1957

Seller ID: 054133

Condition: VG+


The Royal Ballet fromthe Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Program for the Ballet, 1957. [68pp]. Lots of detail. This probably intended to be used on the 1957-8 Tour of North America. Great photos of the dancers - Margopt Fonteyn, Michael Somes, Svetlana Beriosova, David Blair and many more. Near Fine - just some light rubbing to the wrappers. Unpacked weight, 303g. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

The Rake's Progress; The Royal New Zealand Ballet

By: ROYAL NEW ZEALAND BALLET

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wellington, NZ, Royal New Zealand Ballet: 1985

Seller ID: 047350

Condition: VG


Program for a serties of performances by the Royal New Zealand Ballet of 'The Rake's Progress, with Orpheus and Salute'. These nine performances, given in 1985, were all in New Zealand. 24pp, profusely illustrated, adverts. Clean and unmarked. Sound, stapled binding. Possibly due to the nature of the stiff, glossy paper used, the program does show some light creasing and handling wear. News clipping laid-in. Weight, 135g. View more info

The Russian Ballet, and Three of Its Masterpieces

By: SAMACHSON, Dorothy and Joseph

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, New York, 1971:

Seller ID: 4059


Story of Ballet in Russia and three of the great Tchaikovsky Ballets. 1st printing, 8vo, 159pp. photo illustrated. Hardcover in red cloth with unclipped dustjacket. Book is tight, clean and bright. DJ has minor edge wear, small margin tears. VG+/G+ View more info

The Russian Ballet and Three of its Masterpieces

By: SAMACHSON, Dorothy and Joseph

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23193

Condition: G+ to VG+


Introduction to the history of the Russian ballet andthe stories of three of its greatest works. 159pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Sound binding, no wear to cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. Weight, 520g. View more info

The Real Isadora

By: SEROFF, Victor I.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1971

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28465

Condition: Fine


Biography of the geat dancer, Isadora Duncan [1878-1927]. 441pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. Bright, clean faux-leather, red cloth, shows no wear. Unclipped dustjacket shows only the slightest amount of edge wear. Weight, 910g. View more info

The Basic Movements of Square Dancing

By: SETS IN ORDER

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Setsd in Order: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 037577

Condition: About VG


Handbook Series. Reprinted from 'Square Dancing' magazine. 24pp, photo illustrated, drawings and diagrams. Suprisingly comprehensive for such a small publication. Small ink name to top margin of front cover optherwise unmarked. Weight, 30g. View more info

The Round Dance Book: A Century of Waltzing

By: SHAW, Lloyd

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, Caxton Printers: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition, 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 08335

Condition: About Fine


A 'guide' to old-Time American Dances: over 100 old-time American Round Dances and Circle Mixers. 443pp, photo plates, illustrated endpapers. A quality production from the Caxton Press. Book is almost 'as new' - bright and fresh. Dustjacket is clean and bright but with lost pieces to extremities of spine and a somewhat ragged top-edge. View more info

The Round Dance Book: A Century of Waltzing

By: SHAW, Lloyd

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, Caxton Printers: 1949

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Seller ID: 14102

Condition: VG+


With over a hundred old-time American Round Dances and Circle Mixers. 443pp, photo illustrated, musical figures, illustrated endpapers. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is clean with a little edge wear. Good copy. Weight, 910g. View more info

Love for Ballet

By: SPENCER, Sybil

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Liss, Triplegate Ltd.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By the Author

Seller ID: 13761

ISBN: 0-946474-29-X

Condition: VG+


The authors thoughts on many aspects of ballet together with an account of her own life in dance. Inscription from the author on a small piece of lined paper, taped to the ffep. 223pp, photo illustrated. bright, clean copy with a sound binind. Small scuff mark on front board. Dustjacket has a little edge wear. but is generally bright and clean. View more info

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada, Twenty Second Season, 1961-2

By: SPOHR, Arnold - Director

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Winnipeg, Royal Winnipeg Ballet: 1961

Seller ID: 038048

Condition: About Fine


Souvenir of the 1961-2 Season of the Winnipeg Ballet [22nd]. Profiles of past history and present personnel etc. 36pp, photo illustrated, ads. Bright and clean internally and externally. Almost 'as new'. Scan available. Weight, 158g. View more info

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet of Canada 1971-72

By: SPOHR, Arnold - Director

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Winnipeg, Royal Winnipeg Ballet: 1961

Seller ID: 038049

Condition: Very Good Plus


Souvenir of the 1971-2 Season of the Winnipeg Ballet. Profiles of past history and present personnel etc. [36pp], photo illustrated, ads. Bright and clean internally and externally. Slight wear to bottom outside corner. Weight, 195g. View more info

Deep Song: The Dance Story of Martha Graham

By: STODELLE, Ernestine

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Schirmer Books / Macmillan: 1984

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 1775

ISBN: 0028725204

Condition: Fine


The Life of Martha Graham [1894-1991], 'A towering figure in the world history of dance'. "A Dance Horizons book." xxi, 329 pages, 48 pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm. Book is bright, fresh and unmarked. Cloth is bright, clean and without wear - 'as new'. The price-clipped dustjacket is also bright and clean but with some minor edge wear. Weight, 972g. View more info