GBL Books: Dance
found: 13 books

 
BENOIS, ALEXANDRE.
REMINISCENCES Of THE RUSSIAN BALLET.
London. Putnam, 1945., Reprint, first pub. 1941. Translated by Mary Britnieva. 385 pages & 26 p. index. 32 b./ w. photographs & illustrations. Benois was an artist, author of art books & Curator of The Hermitage, & he became artistic Director of Diaghilev's ballet company. Very good condition, no inscription or marks. D./w. is grubby, worn & slightly torn. Slight black mark on bottom of the pages possibly from rubbing on shelf. 8" x 5". 1945
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Book number: 836
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.28 | JP 574]
Keywords: Ballet The Hermitage Diaghilev Russian art Benois Dance

 
BENSEL, E. VAN DER VEN-TEN.
DANCES OF THE NETHERLANDS.
London. Max Parrish, 1949., Published under the auspices of the Royal Academy of Dancing and The Ling Physical Education Association." Illustrated by Rowland A. Beard. 40 pages, with 4 illustrations in colour. Assistant Editor Yvonne Moyse. 19cm. x 13cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., but price clipped. 1949
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Book number: 9102
GBP 1.50 [Appr.: EURO 2 US$ 1.98 | JP 215]
Catalogue: Dance
Keywords: dance Holland Netherlands costumes Dutch folk dance Friesland national dance chain dance cramignon Achterhoek

 
BLAND, ALEXANDER AND PERCIVAL, JOHN.
MEN DANCING. Performers & Performances.
London. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1984., Nigel Gosling, under the name Alexander Bland, wrote most of this book, but sadly he died in 1982, before he'd finished it. Author of many books on ballet, he'd been dance critic for The Observer. Percival, dance critic of The Times, author of ballet books, was a friend who'd admired & respected Bland, & he agreed to finish it. It is full of beautiful, powerful b./w. photographs. Foreword by Richard Buckle.176 pages. 30.5cm. x 24.5cm. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. which isn't price clipped (15.) ISBN 0297780735. 1984
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Book number: 1298
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.91 | JP 1076]
Catalogue: Ballet & Dance
Keywords: ballet dance ballerinas men male Anton Dolin Anthony Dowell Alexander Bland dancers

 
CLARKE, MARY.
PRESENTING PEOPLE WHO DANCE.
London. Paul Hamlyn, 1961., With contributions from Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Hanya Holm, Jose Limon, Pearl Primus & others. Slightly bumped each end of spine & corners, o./w. near fine, no inscription. Slightly worn & torn d./w. especially top & bottom of spines, a tiny hole on bottom of spine, o./w. near fine. An account of the many aspects of dance, ballet, flamenco, Morris dancing, African, Indian, Spanish, folk, Mexican, jive, Javanese, Japanese, Siamese & ballroom too. 93 pages. 16 colour & 112 b. & w. photographs, some are extremely good. 11" x 8". 1961
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Book number: 1287
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.3 | JP 359]
Catalogue: Dance
Keywords: ballet dance Thai Spanish flamenco Morris jive ballroom Martha Graham

 
COTON, A. V. (TEXT )
THE NEW BALLET. KURT JOOSS & HIS WORK.
London. Dennis Dobson, 1946., First edition. An account of chorgrapher Kurt Joos's work & techniques; his labours and success in building up a ballet company which, practising a new technique, could compete with the finest in the world. 156 pages, illustrated with 12 colour plates in 8 colours, showing 84 costume designs, painted by Doris Zinkeisen, Dmitri Bouchene & Hein Heckroth. 64 pages of b./w. photographs, plus about 100 line drawings by Richard Ziegler. Contents very good, except previous owner's name on f.f.e.p., and bottom corner of one of the pages of b./w. corners is torn. D./w. is worn on corners & edges, o./w. very good. 1946
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Book number: 7531
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.89 | JP 1292]
Catalogue: Dance & Ballet
Keywords: Kurt Jooss Ballet Jooss Rudolph Laban choreography

 
DAVIDSON, GLADYS.
STORIES OF THE BALLETS.
London. Werner Laurie, 1951., 4th impression. 486 pages, with 20 b. & w. photographs. Frontispiece is in colour. Blue cloth cover is near fine but top & bottom of spine slightly bumped & faded, o./w. near fine. D./w. slightly worn, 3 tiny tears on the top, small hole on front side edge o./w. near fine. 7" x 5. 1951
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Book number: 1295
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.3 | JP 359]
Catalogue: Ballet & Dance
Keywords: ballets ballerinas Nijinsky choreography Pavlova Fonteyn Baron Angus McBean

 
DEAN, BETH (TEXT) AND BAXTER, WILLIAM (PHOTOGRAPHS).
SOME GREAT MOMENTS IN BALLET.
Sydney, Australia. Ure Smith, 1969., Although ex library, this book is in near fine condition. There are 2 small library stamps on the reverse of the title page, one says 'withdrawn', there's a faint sign on the bottom of the red f.e.p. where a small library ticket pocket was once stuck, but its is hardly visible, the cover & pages are clean & near fine. D./ w. is inside protective sleeve, near fine, not price clipped.($7.95) Larger size book, 14" x 11". 112 pages, with over 150 stunning black & white photographs of dancers. Not just classical ballet, also Spanish flamenca, Russian, Siberian, Polish, Israeli etc. & many famous dance companies. 1969
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Book number: 1296
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 13.21 | JP 1435]
Catalogue: Ballet & Dance
Keywords: ballet dance flamenca Beth Dean Margot Fonteyn ballets

 
DROMGOOLE, NICHOLAS (TEXT) & SPATT, LESLIE (PHOTOGRAPHS).
SIBLEY & DOWELL
London. Collins,1976., A record of a wonderful partnership in ballet & each of the works they performed together. Photographed by Leslie Spatt, and described by Nicholas Dromgoole, ballet critic of the Daily Telegraph. Antoinette Sibley & Anthony Dowell of the Royal Ballet write about their early lives, their training, the challenges & rewards. The photographs show rehearsals & performances. 223 pages, with b./ w. photographs almost throughout. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., priced 9.50 11" x 8". ISBN 0002110474. 1976
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Book number: 1289
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.95 | JP 646]
Catalogue: Ballet & Dance
Keywords: ballet Anthony Dowell Antoinette Sibley Leslie Spatt Nicholas Dromgoole Royal Ballet of London

 
KERENSKY, OLEG.
THE GUINNESS GUIDE TO BALLET.
Enfield. Guinness Superlatives, 1981., A beautifully presented book, with a short history of the origins of ballet, biographies of the major dancers, descriptions of the most popular ballets, interesting information & details. 224 pages, with colour & b./ w. photographs throughout. 11" x 8". Maroon cover with gilt lettering, & contents are in fine condition, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., not price clipped ($24.95) ISBN 0851122264. 1981
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Book number: 1294
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.95 | JP 646]
Catalogue: Ballet & Dance
Keywords: ballet dance Guinness Kerensky Nureyev Fonteyn Dowell Nijinsky Frederick Ashton Balanchine Pavlova Rambert Ninette de Valois

 
KIRSTEIN, SIEGEL, CRISP, DANSTAG, NERINA, ET AL.
BALLET & MODERN DANCE. Contributions by choreographers, dancers & critics.
London. Octopus,1974., Kirstein writes on the New York City Ballet, Siegel on American Dance, Crisp on MacMillan at work, Percival on Dance at The Place, Bjart on Dynamic Tradition, Van Danstig on the Dutch Tradition, Nadia Nerina on her visit to Russia dancing with the Bolshoi, also the Ballet Rambert, the Kirov Ballet, & Lanchbery on the Conductor's work. Ballet companies from overseas, such as Canada & Australia also included. 144 pages. 250 colour & b./ w. photographs illustrate 25 companies, & individual dancers. Near fine, no inscription. Near fine d./w., priced 1.95. ISBN 0706403223. 1974
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Book number: 1292
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.75 US$ 3.96 | JP 431]
Catalogue: Ballet & Dance
Keywords: ballet dance Rambert Bolshoi Nadia Nerina modern dance

 
LAIRD, WALTER.
TECHNIQUE OF LATIN DANCING.
No place stated. I D T A, 1990., Reprint. First published 1961. 186 pages, with black & white photographs, drawings & diagrams, showing how to dance the Rhumba, the Samba, the Paso Doble, the Cha Cha Cha, & the Jive. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. but small mark on front bottom edge. 24.5cm. x 18.5cm. 1990
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Book number: 7631
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 5.95 | JP 646]
Catalogue: Dance
Keywords: dance Latin dancing rhumba samba paso doble cha cha cha jive

 
LEEPER, JANET.
ENGLISH BALLET.
London. King Penguin Books, 1945., Hardback. A King Penguin 2nd revised edition, first published 1944. 36 pages including b./w. drawings & prints, followed by 16 colour plates by John Armstrong, Nadia Benois, Roger Furse, Leslie Hurry, Oliver Messel, John Piper & Rex Whistler. 18.25cm. x 12cm. Paper covered board cover illustrated by Kay Ambrose. Near fine, no inscription or marks but ends of spine slightly worn. 1945.
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Book number: 10172
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.64 | JP 287]
Catalogue: Dance
Keywords: ballet Ballet Rambert Sadler's Wells Diaghileff Camargo Society

 
MCCLEAN, IAN (EDITOR).
THE MAGIC OF BALLET.
London. Marks & Spencers/Octopus, 1985., Softback. 64 pages, colour photographs throughout & some black & white illustrations. (Much of the text, with the exception of ' The Stories of the Ballets' was originally in 'The Colourful World of Ballet' by Crisp & Thorpe.) 10" x 7". Near fine but front top corner slightly bumped. 1985
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Book number: 1297
GBP 1.00 [Appr.: EURO 1.25 US$ 1.32 | JP 144]
Catalogue: Ballet & Dance
Keywords: ballet dance ballerina ballets

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