New York: Dance Horizons, 1975. Signed edition of Dance Horizons: "Mikhail Baryshnikov", copyright 1975 with photographs by Louis Peres and text by Patricia Barnes. Illustrated (b/w). 24 pages. 8vo, paper covers. New York: Dance Horizons (1975). A wonderful pictorial with biographical remembrances released only one year after Baryshnikov defected from the Soviet Union. Baryshnikov has boldly signed on the front cover in ball-point pen below his image performing "La Fille Mal Gardee". Fine condition. Russian-born American dancer, choreographer and actor.....
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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. Some light foxing at top edge and taped tear at rear panel of dust wrapper, still a very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper. Signed in full by Rudolf Nureyev and Mikhail Baryshnikov on the title page. Additionally signed by Nureyev on page 140.
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."
New York: 1986. Excellent content T.L.S. 4to, 1 page, personal letterhead, New York City, July 4th 1986, to socialite Brooke Astor about her just published book.The letter reads in part: "...The Last Blossom on the Plum Tree is a great delight. I was astonished at its technical virtuosity; its recovery of a period style, and the flow of its ingenious narrative. You, like your invented character, are surely a connoisseur of the heart; it's not cynical, but it's worldly in.....
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.
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.....
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1985. Frontispiece portraits and many sepia illustrations. 252 pages, 8vo, cloth-backed boards (gentle sun-fading), dust wrapper (closed tears professionally repaired). New York: Simon & Schuster, (1985). First edition. Very good(+) condition. Boldly inscribed to theater critic Howard Kissel with an original illustration on the front endpaper: "For Howard with admiration and respect, Solomon Volkov, St-Petersburg - New York 1985."