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ART in modern Ballet

By: Amberg, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.p., Pantheon Books:

Seller ID: 000067


(1946). 115 pages followed by 8 color plates and 202 black-and-white plates, most full-page. White linen boards backed with red cloth; gilt titles. Index of Ballets lists 833 productions (up to Dec. 31, 1945) with full data. Following are cross-referenced lists of Designers, Composers, and Choreographers. Black paperboard slipcase with paper pictorial label shows some edge wear. View more info

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Sam Taylor-Wood

By: Anonymous

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Göttingen, Steidl: 2002

Edition: 1st English Edition

Seller ID: 003737


not paginated; numerous color reproductions. Interview; essays. View more info

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Robert Israel / Design for Opera

By: Ashton, Dore

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Walker Art Center: 1975

Seller ID: 003691


12 pages; b&w illustrations. Essay by Ashton, Biography, Checklist. Clean throughout. View more info

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Writing Dancing in the Age of Postmodernism

By: Banes, Sally

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hanover, University Press of New England: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002649


412 pages; b&w illustrations. Signed by the author on the title page. Clean and tight, nearly fine. View more info

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Four Screenplays of Ingmar Bergman

By: Bergman, Ingmar; Lars Malmstrom and David Kushner (Translated from the Swedish by)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1960

Seller ID: 002878


330 pages; b&w illustrations. Smiles of a Summer Night; The Seventh Seal; Wild Strwaberries; The Magician. Wrappers lightly worn: 1-inch tear to the tail of the spine; corner of the front panel creased. Previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Innards otherwise clean and tight. View more info

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Les Bohémiens: Ballet Lyrique en 4 Actes et 9 Tableaux

By: Chamsaur, Felicien

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Paris, E. Dentu & Cie.: 1887

Seller ID: 004393


not paginated but (6), 114, (4) pp. ; 9 lithographs by Jules Chéret using red and white chalk on brownish card; other illustrations throughout the book by Detouche, Galice, Grévin, Lunel, Louis Morin, Ranft, Van Beers, Félicien Rops, Willette. Portrait of the author by Rops on an early preliminary page. Hinges of the first signature are tender, otherwise the binding is secure. Foxing is heavy on the front and rear endpapers; some occasional foxing in the body. Wrapper... View more info

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The Book of the Dance

By: de Mille, Agnes; N.M. Bodecker (Illustrations)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Golden Press: 1963

Seller ID: 003001


252 pages; more than 400 illustrations, color and b&w. A history of dance: social, ritual, theatrical, icluding the dance of various cultures. Inscribed on the front free endpaper; jacket worn with tears at the edges. View more info

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Sipario / Staged Art - Balla, De Chirico, Savinio, Picasso, Paolini, Cucchi

By: dell'Arco, Maurizio Fagiolo; Alain Mousseigne; Elena Gigli; Laura Cherubini

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Milano, Edizioni Charta: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000909


282 pages. Accompanied the exhibition at Castello di Rivoli - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea. A comprehensive look at the contribution to theatre by art and artists, especially those listed. Includes artists' biographies, lists of works, and theatrical productions. Well illustrated and beautifully produced; a must for anyone with an interest in theatrical design. Simultaneous Italian and English text. View more info

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La Velle BobOLink Book Song Book No.1, Songs, Games and Stories

By: Foresman, Robert (Arranged by); Willy Pogany (Illustrated by)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Haven, Conn, The La Velle Mfg. Co.: 1922

Seller ID: 004672


Sheet music for 5 songs interleaved with stories and illustrations. Pages toned; boards soiled, corners worn. Pages staple-bound to backing; top staple loose from backing; backing overall worn and tender. View more info

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The Cotton Club

By: Haskins, Jim

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004464


170 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. "In pictures and text Jim Haskins tells the story: the gangsters who owned it; the celebrities who packed its tables; the performers; the famous acts; the music." Social history, prohibition, the Depression, war. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Show Business Is No Business

By: Hirschfeld, Al

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003627


145 pages; numerous reproductions of Hirschfeld's drawings. Clean, tight binding. View more info

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Keyboard Instruments

By: Libin, Laurence

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1989

Seller ID: 003807


56 pages; well illustrated in gorgeous color and in b&w photographs. Reprint of MMA Bulletin Summer 1989. Clean throughout, as new. View more info

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The Great Morgani, The Creative Madness of a Middle-Aged Stockbroker Turned Street Musician

By: Lima, Frank

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz, Author: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004489


70 pages; numerous color photographs. The Gondolier; Accowdionist; Little Squeeze; Beautiful Jessapina; Copper Claus; Gargoyle; Tattooist; Space Cadet; many, many more. A dozen years of street performance. Clean, tight and bright throughout; as new. View more info

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Ludwig Van Beethoven - Bicentennial Edition, 1770-1970

By: Schmidt-Görg, Joseph and Hans Schmidt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bonn / Hamburg, Beethoven-Archiv / Deutsche Grammophon: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003550


276 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w, including full-page portraits and reproductions of music manuscripts. The authors move through Beethoven's compostion by genre: Symphonies, Concertos, String Trios, for the Stage, etc. and finish with B's 'Character and Way of Life'. Transcriptions of autographs; Bibliography; Index of names; Index of illustrations; List of B's compositions; Dicography. Clean within, edges are lightly soiled; binding is tight; boards are ... View more info

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La Guerre Est Finie

By: Semprun, Jorge (Text); Alain Resnais (Film); Richard Seaver (Translated by); Robert Hughes (Film Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grove Press: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 002866


192 pages; illustrated with b&w stills. Clean and tight within; wrappers handled, rear panel with a crease. Yet, clean and whole. View more info

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The Complete Untitled Film Stills

By: Sherrman, Cindy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, The Museum of Modern Art: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003722


164 pages. 70 duotone plates; 6 duotone illustrations. Black-and-white photographs created between 1977 and 1980. Sherman played and staged the roles portrayed in the photos; she arranged the sequence of photos for the book; she wrote the text for the book. Clean, unmarked throughout. View more info

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The Romantic Ballet from Contemporary Prints

By: Sitwell, Sacheverell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001124


12 pages text plus 16 facsimile color lithograph plates. The ballet of the nineteenth-century romantic period. Endpapers unevenly faded from contact with jacket; front free endpaper with half-inch closed tear; contents otherwise unblemished. Binding clean, bumped and shelf rubbed along lower edge. Dustjacket with very light wear to edges; small closed tear to back panel edge; no loss. Overall a crisp copy. View more info

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A Dictionary of the Characters & Proper Names in the Works of Shakespeare / A Shakespeare Dictionary

By: Stokes, Francis Griffin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003628


350 pages with Appendices, which include Genealogical Tables and two reproductions of information from the First Folio. Foxing to the early and late pages, including title page; only occasional foxing within. Otherwise, clean, tight binding. View more info

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The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life - A Practical Guide

By: Tharp, Twyla; Mark Reiter (with)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002091


248 pages. Advice from over thirty years of experience and over thirty personal exercises aimed at getting out of a rut or breaking out of a creative dead end. View more info

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Arts in Society: Sounds and Events of Today's Music. Vol. 7/ No. 1

By: Various

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of Wisconsin, Research Studies and Development in the Arts: 1970

Seller ID: 003645


146 pages; b&w illustrations. "...exists to discuss, interpret, and illustrate the various functions of the arts in contemporary civilization." View more info