New York: Holt, 1984. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 212 pages, 4to, blind-stamped gray leatherette, dust wrapper (closed tear on the back cover). New York; Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1984). First edition. A fine copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Signed in full by Baryshnikov on the title page.
New York: Delilah Books, 1981. Book by Neal Peters and David Smith; signed by Ann-Margret. Profusely illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. 256 pages, 4to, silver-stamped white boards, dust wrapper (edge-worn). New York: Delilah Books, (1981). A very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Boldly inscribed in purple marker on a preliminary blank page: "For David~ Affectionately, Ann-Margret."
Los Angeles: Merle Armitage, 1937. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Edited and with a Foreword by Mere Armitage. Articles by John Martin, Lincoln Kirstein, Evangeline Stokowski, Stark Young, Wallingford Riegger, Edith J.R. Isaacs, Roy Hargrave, Hames Johnson Sweeney, Goerge Antheil, Margaret Lloyd, Louis Danz, and Martha Graham. Biography by Winthrop Sargeant. Paintings by Edward Biberman and Carlos Dyer. A Portrait of Louis Horst. Affirmations by Martha Graham. 132 pages, 8vo, small 8vo, printed gray cloth (uneven toning; hinges skillfully repaired; previous...
1928. Written across an original 1926 photograph by G.L. Manuel Freres and onto the studio's custom-made mat, with an oversize signature. 6.75 x 4.5 inches, matted to 11.5 x 8.5 inches -- a gorgeous portrait photo taken when Baker was 20 years old and signed two years later in 1928. Creased and partially torn in the upper left corner, affecting the matte but not the photo. Good condition. American-born French dancer, singer, actress who came to be known in various...
New York: 1930. Vintage matte-finish black-and-white photograph, 9.25 x 5.75 inches, Murray Korman, New York, A full-length image depicting Baker dressed in a sequined gown. Boldly signed in full. No date, circa 1930. Small crease on the right side, but still in very good condition. American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus," and the "Creole Goddess."
New York: Times Books, 1977. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 288 pages, 4to, green cloth, dust wrapper (price-clipped, edgeworn and taped on rear). New York: Times Books, (1977). Second printing. A very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Boldly signed "Rudolf Noureev" -- the French spelling of his name -- on the title page.
New York: Macmillan, 1984. Illustrated with many black-and-white photographs and several other figures. 176 pages, 4to, black cloth, dust wrapper. New York; Macmillan, (1984). First American Edition. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. Signed in full by Rudolf Nureyev beside the title page and by Mikhail Baryshnikov on the title page. Additionally signed by Nureyev on page 140.
1965. 9.5 x 7.25-inch black-and-white photo of an animated Bolger kicking high and laughing -- no place, no date, circa 1965. Inscribed at the bottom left with excellent contrast: "To Terry T. Tobin, I've no kick coming! All the best, Ray Bolger." Double-matted in dark and light gray and set in a silver and black frame measuring 16.25 x 14 inches. Near fine condition. American vaudeville performer, actor, singer, and dancer best known for his portrayal of the scarecrow in "The Wizard of Oz."
Rio de Janeiro: Grafica, 1984. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 183 pages, 4to, black cloth, dust wrapper (worn). Rio de Janeiro: Grafica, 1984. A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Boldly inscribed across the half-title page: "To Jacqueline and David, Warmest Wishes, Fernando Bujones."
London: Dance Books, 1981. Beautiful black-and-white photographic illustrations by Leslie E. Spatt. 128pp. Tall slim 4to, blue cloth with silvery lettering, dust wrapper (price-clipped and faded). London: Dance Books, (1981). First edition. A fine copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Boldly signed by Antoinette Sibley on the title page in a blue felt-tip pen.
New York: Franklin Watts, 1981. Introduction by Hermes Pan. Many black-and-white photographs. 224 pages, 4to, black cloth, dust wrapper (worn and torn). New York: Franklin Watts, 1981. A very good copy in a good dust wrapper. Signed "Ann Miller 1981" beside Al Hirschfeld's printed caricature of her, opposite from the title page.
New York: Aperture, 1997. Chronicle and Commentary by David Vaughan; edited by Melissa Harris. Profusely illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. 315 pages, 4to, black cloth with silver lettering on the spine, dust wrapper. New York: Aperture, (1997). First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Signed with a silver marker on the black title page by both Cunningham and Vaughan.
London: Collins, 1976. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs by Leslie Spatt. 223 pages, 4to, purple cloth, dust wrapper (lightly edge-worn and price-clipped). London: Collins, 1976. A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Signed boldly on the dedication page by both Antoinette Sibley and Anthony Dowell.
New York: 1964. 1 page, 10.75 x 8.25 inches, Musee Raymond Duncan letterhead, Paris, but writing from New York City, November 1964, to noted attorney Jacob Bacal, in full: "We have no collection in New York -- all is concentrated in Paris, where there is a very rich documentation of all that concerns the Duncans. I would be very pleased to have your visit here." Fine condition. American dancer, artist, poet, and brother of Isadora Duncan.
New York: 1940. 1 page, 3.25 x 5.5, on the back of a one-cent postcard, Martin Beck Theatre, December 4, 1940, in full: "Dear Mrs. Hamilton, Thank you for your letter. The date is June 22 - Sincerely, Katherine Dunham." Near fine condition. Iconic African-American dancer and choreographer best known as the founder and director of the dance company which bore her name.
New York: Stackpole Sons, 1937. Illustrated with a color frontispiece and black-and-white photographs. 386 pages, 8vo, brick-colored cloth (thin pen streak on front cover; previous owner's ex-libris inside the front cover and signature on the front free endpaper). New York: Stackpole Sons, (1937). First edition. Very good(-) condition. Inscribed and signed in full on the front free endpaper: "To Hallie with affection and in memory of Greece, Angna Enters."
New York: Knopf, 1979. Profusely illustrated in color and black-and-white. 326 pages, 4to, white boards, dust wrapper (dust wrapper and boards gently edge-worn). New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. First American edition. Very good. Inscribed on the title page, "To Rick and Liz, Best wishes to enthusiasts forthe magic of dance. Margot Fonteyn."
New York: Knopf, 1979. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white. 326 pages, 4to, gilt-stamped white boards, dust wrapper (edge-worn). New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. First American edition. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. Inscribed on the half-title page: "To Rick and Liz, best wishes to enthusiasts on the magic of dance, Margot Fonteyn."
New York: 1964. Scarce signed Playbill from February 1964 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York City, boldly signed "Geoffrey Holder" on the cover, next to a gorgeous full-body image of Josephine Baker, at the time in which he was her credited lead dancer. Near fine. Trinidadian-born singer, dancer and choreographer who was discovered by Agnes de Mille.
1935. Bold signature on a light pink card measuring 3 x 5 inches, set below a 6.75 x 4.5-inch photograph of Lawrence in profile, wearing a shimmering gown and head dress. No place, no date, circa 1935. Double-matted in gold and salmon and set in a gold frame with black trim measuring 16.5 x 10.5 inches. Very good condition.