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1 Baer, Nancy Van Norman Paris Modern: The Swedish Ballet, 1920-1925
San Francisco Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco 1995 0884010813 / 9780884010814 First Edition Softcover Very Good; Covers very lightly scuffed. 
Many plates and photos, including many in color. Catalog from a traveling exhibition of costume and scenery design from the 1920s for the Swedish Ballet. Essays about various artists, the Swedish Ballet, dancers, performing arts and cultural history by a number of contributors. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 168 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Rumba:  Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba, Daniel, Yvonne
2 Daniel, Yvonne Rumba: Dance and Social Change in Contemporary Cuba
Bloomington Indiana University Press 1995 025320948X / 9780253209481 Later Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers scuffed. 
Index, bibliography, notes. ; Blacks in the Diaspora; 196 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Choura:  The Memoirs of Alexandra Danilova, Danilova, Alexandra
3 Danilova, Alexandra Choura: The Memoirs of Alexandra Danilova
NY Alfred A. Knopf 1986 0394505395 / 9780394505398 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, spine cocked. 
Burgundy cloth binding. Many photos. A detailed autobiography by the late storied prima ballerina who started out as a eight-year-old dancer with St. Petersburg's Maryinsky School, danced with George Balanchine and Diaghilev in Paris and Monte Carlo at the Ballets Russe and directed her own touring company before teaching with the School of American Ballet. Winner of the 1986 de la Torre Bueno Prize for the best book in the Field of Dance Studies. ; 213 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The De Milles: an American Family, Edwards, Anne
4 Edwards, Anne The De Milles: an American Family
London Collins 1988 000215241X / 9780002152419 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Navy cloth binding. Index, notes, many photos. A biography of the entertainment dynasty, which includes Hollywood director Cecil B. DeMille, dancer and choreographer Agnes DeMille, and dramatist/director William DeMille. Ev; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 248 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Airborne:  The New Dance Photography of Lois Greenfield, Ewing, William A. ; Girardin, Daniel
5 Ewing, William A. ; Girardin, Daniel Airborne: The New Dance Photography of Lois Greenfield
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1998 0811821552 / 9780811821551 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Dance poem and gift inscription inscribed on inside front cover. 
Softcover with French Flaps. Preface by William A. Ewing. Critical commentary by William A. Ewing and Daniel Girardin. 79 duotone photographs. As much a dazzling photography book as it is a showcase of spectacular modern dance artistry. Lois Greenfield is the world's preeminent dance photographer and this book features dancers from Ballet Tech, Pilobolus, Demetrius Klein Dance Company, The Parsons Dance Company, Elisa Monte Dance, and others. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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6 Freeman, Mae Blacker Fun with Ballet
NY Random House 1952 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, some smudged pages. 
Many black and white photos. ; 64 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Gypsy in My Soul:  The Autobiography of Jose Greco, Greco, Jose; Ardman, Harvey
7 Greco, Jose; Ardman, Harvey The Gypsy in My Soul: The Autobiography of Jose Greco
Garden City, NY Doubleday and Company 1977 0385115040 / 9780385115049 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket tattered and has large tear to lower margin of front jacket panel. Signed by Author
Inscribed and flamboyantly signed by Greco on the front free endpaper. Index, many photos. The autobiography of the dancer and choreographed who popularized flamenco dancing in the 1950s and 60s and starred in several dance films. Table card advertising performance of Jose Greco and his Spanish Dance Company circa 1960s laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Dancing with Cuba:  A Memoir of the Revolution, Guillermoprieto, Alma
8 Guillermoprieto, Alma Dancing with Cuba: A Memoir of the Revolution
NY Pantheon Books 2004 0375420932 / 9780375420931 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed. 
290 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Aerobic Dance for Effective Performance, Hobson, Anita J. ; Robinson, June P.
9 Hobson, Anita J. ; Robinson, June P. Aerobic Dance for Effective Performance
Dubuque, Iowa Kendall Hunt Publishing Company 1987 0840343477 / 9780840343475 First Printing Softcover Very Good; Index, bibliography, glossary. Many black and white photographs. Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 110 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Dancing with Creation:  Mexican and Native American Dance in Christian Worship and Education, Kirk, Martha Ann
10 Kirk, Martha Ann Dancing with Creation: Mexican and Native American Dance in Christian Worship and Education
Saratoga, CA Resource Pubns 1983 0893900427 / 9780893900427 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers rubbed, top corner of rear cover creased. 
Many photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 104 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Dance Songs of the Nations, Lacey, Margaret E.
11 Lacey, Margaret E. Dance Songs of the Nations
NY The John Church Company 1908 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, last song (a Geisha Dance Song for Japan) has penciled notations, and pages are semi-detached. Vintage bookseller's ticket on front pastedown endpaper (Werner's of NYC) . 
A compilation of songs and dance steps for America, England, Germany, Poland, France, Italy, Spain, Bohemia, Hungary and Japan. Words by Margaret E. Lacey, musical scores by Eduardo Marzo and dancing directions by Oscar Duryea. Each country has a color illustration of a man and woman in national dress. Burgundy buckram binding with gilt lettering stamped on front boards. ; Large Octavo; 102 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Nijinsky, Nijinsky, Romola
12 Nijinsky, Romola Nijinsky
NY Simon and Schuster 1934 Seventh Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and dampstained, owner names penciled on front free endpaper and dedication page, pages toned. 
xvii, 447 pp, index. Many photos of the Russian ballet dancer. A biography written by his wife. Foreword by Paul Claudel. Blue cloth binding. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Cowboy Dances:  A Collection of Western Square Dances, Shaw, Lloyd
13 Shaw, Lloyd Cowboy Dances: A Collection of Western Square Dances
Caldwell, ID The Caxton Printers, Ltd 1941 Later Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Penciled owner signature on title page, covers soiled and worn, page tops and fore-edges grubby. 
Brown decorative binding. Index, photos, illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Foreword by Sherwood Anderson. Appendix of cowboy dance tunes arranged by Frederick Knorr. The photos in this book are just great-- full of dapper cowboys and their dance partners in freeze frame, and humorous dance step diagrams featuring empty cowboy boots showing the way forward. Jp; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 397 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Tail of the Dragon:  New Dance, 1976-1982, Siegel, Marcia B.
14 Siegel, Marcia B. The Tail of the Dragon: New Dance, 1976-1982
Durham, NC Duke University Press 1991 0822311666 / 9780822311669 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner initial on front free endpaper. 
xvi, 205 pp. Index, filmography, photos by Nathaniel Tileston. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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On Stage, Please, Tennant, Veronica
15 Tennant, Veronica On Stage, Please
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1977 0771084536 / 9780771084539 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, jacket price-clipped and tattered. Illustrated by Rita Briansky 
A novel for young adults about a little girl's hard work and dreams of becoming a professional dancer, written by one of Canada's leading ballerinas. Author photo dancing en pointe on rear jacket panel. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 176 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Footnotes: a Memoir, Tune, Tommy
16 Tune, Tommy Footnotes: a Memoir
NY Simon and Schuster 1997 0684841827 / 9780684841823 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Many photos. Remainder stripe on page bottoms, jacket lightly soiled, else a clean, tight copy of this entertaining memoir by the 6 foot 6 inch dancer and choreographer. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 233 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Our Meals:   Making a Home for Family and Friends, Watts, Heather; Soto, Jock
17 Watts, Heather; Soto, Jock Our Meals: Making a Home for Family and Friends
NY Riverhead Books 1997 1573220701 / 9781573220705 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Signed by Watts and Soto on the front free endpaper. Index. A collection of memories, recipes and menus by the former New York City Ballet dancers who were partners on stage and behind the stove for fifteen years. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 238 pages; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Dance Arranging:  A Guide to Scoring Music for the American Dance Orchestra, Weirick, Paul
18 Weirick, Paul Dance Arranging: A Guide to Scoring Music for the American Dance Orchestra
NY Witmark Educational Publications 1937 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn and sunned at spine. 
Brown cloth binding. ; 154 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Dance World 1967 Volume 2, Willis, John
19 Willis, John Dance World 1967 Volume 2
NY Crown Publishers, Inc. 1967 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly tattered. 
Red cloth binding with silver lettering on spine and front boards. Index, 650 photos. "The most comprehensive pictorial and statistical record of the 1966-67 dance season in the United States." Includes ballet, ethnic dance and modern dance troupes. Includes short biographies of many choreographers and dancers. Library of Congress number 66-26820. Jp; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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