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New York: Dance Horizons, 1972. Introduction and Notes by F. Derra De Moroda. 85 black-and-white plates, facsimiles of the original drawings in the Bavarian State Library, Munich. xivpp., 8vo, cloth-backed printed boards, slipcase. Brooklyn: Dance Horizons, 1972. A near fine copy in a lightly rubbed, very good slipcase. one of 1500 copies.
New York: Tudor, 1969. Illustrated with an original color lithograph, and numerous other plates, mostly in color. 155 pages. Short folio, olive green cloth, d.w., board slipcase. New York: Tudor, 1969. First edition, A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. With original color lithograph by Chagall from the press of Fernand Mourlot, in fine condition.
Garden City: Doubleday, 1945. Jacket portrait by Cecil Beaton. 238 pages. 8vo, grey cloth, dust wrapper; bottom edge of boards lightly bumped, wrapper chipped and torn at edges, repaired with tape in two places, in protective plastic sleeve. Garden City: Doubleday, 1945. First edition. A very good+ copy in a very good(-) wrapper. Signed by Lawrence on half-title.
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.
New York: Brentano, 1922. Frontispiece portrait of Bakst by Modigliani. Illustrated with 68 plates, including 52 in full color with lettered tissue guards, and other black & white and color images throughout the text. 240 pages with untrimmed edges. Folio, full stiff vellum, decorative spine (covers slightly bowed and with small blue stain on lower front corner; inner paper hinges weak, ownership signature on preliminary page). New York: Brentano, (1922). A very good(+) copy. First edition of the English text.....
Milan: Angelo Luerti, 2009. Profusely illustrated throughout in color. 191 pages with text in French and Italian. Tall 4to, gilt-lettered black silk with inset pictorial label; matching silk slipcase (lightly scuffed). Milano: Angelo Luerti, 2009. First edition. A fine copy of this rather scarce monograph.
New York: Knopf, 1979. Signed by the author and dancer on the title page. Introduction and edited by Gennady Smakov. Illustrated in black & white. 366pp. 4to, boards, d.w. New York: Knopf, (1979). First edition. Gift inscription on endpaper, otherwise a near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Signed and inscribed on the title page: "To Mrs. Murphy - N. Makarova."
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1982. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white and color photographs. 242 pages small 4to, gray cloth-backed boards, dust wrapper. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1982). Slightly sunned on cover near bottom edge, otherwise a near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Signed in full -- boldly and in green ink -- by Martins on the front free endpaper.
Cleveland: World Publishing, 1967. Illustrated (b/w). 144 pages. Tall 4to. Stamped white cloth covered boards, well worn dust wrapper protected with mylar. First edition. Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, (1967). A very good(+) copy in a good wrapper. Signed by life-long lovers Erik Bruhn and Rudolf Nureyev at the bottom of their respective photographs, which appear opposite each other on pages 14 and 15.
Paris: Hachette, 1928. Translated from English by Victor Llona. Color plates from watercolors and black & white illustrations throughout by Willy Pogany. 191 pages + table. Tall 8vo, decoratively stamped orange cloth with mounted color illustration on cover (one chip); bottom corners lightly bumped. Paris: Librairie Hachette, (1928). A very good(+).
Santa Clara: 1970. From the estate of Katerine Hepburn. Original signed poster with lengthy inscription, 16.5" x 23", a gallery edition of one of her most notable works from Le Fille Spectre de la Rose, depicting a religious icon titled "Rosa Mystca", displayed at the de Saisset Art Museum at the University of Santa Clara, February 3-March 1, 1970, boldly inscribed: "To Katherine Hepburn - May this Blessed Mother of God and the Holy Spirit bring you much joy, peace.....
Paris: Tourelle, 1927. Preceded with a life of the author by Andre Levinson. Engraved frontispece portrait and 24 additional plates with tissue guards. Rubricated title, 241 pages in French, unopened. Thick 4to, printed wrappers. The text block is fine but the covers are worn with a repaired tear on the front cover. Paris: Tourelle, (1927). Limited Edition. Scarce. Very good(+). Limited to 550 numbered copies.
New York: Dutton, 1963. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 160 pages. 8vo, blue cloth. New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., 1963. First edition with exceptional large and bold signature in ball-point pen: "Rudolf Nureyev" on a leaf with a wonderful photograph opposite title page. Condition: missing dust wrapper; cloth rubbed and sunned at spine, some pages with mild spotting. Thus, we are selling this item based on the scarcity of the signed page as it we had removed it.....
Los Angeles: Suttonhouse, 1940. Translated from the French Manuscript by I.M. Illustrated with sepia photographs, slim 8vo, cream fabricoid with a blue pictorial cover image of Anna Pavlowa pirouetting in a spotlight. Los Angeles: Suttonhouse Publishers, (1940). Very Good (+). A very scarce book with a full page inscription by the author on the fly-leaf.