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1 Bloomfield, Morton W. and Robert C. Elliot, eds. Great Plays: Sophocles to Albee, Third Edition
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1975 0030894646 / 9780030894640 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust Jacket Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Very Good condition hardcover copy in publisher's glossy illustrated boards. Tightly bound, internally clean. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 6.80 USD
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Teaching Mime, Bruford, Rose
2 Bruford, Rose Teaching Mime
London Methuen, 1966 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Dust jacket fully intact, showing slight edge- and shelf-wear, and still bright and shiny; now in Kapco sleeve, and price-clipped. Third Reprint. Preface, Acknowledgments, Index. 234 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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In Search of Diaghilev, Buckle, Richard
3 Buckle, Richard In Search of Diaghilev
New York Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bumping to head of spine, else sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine. Stated First Edition published in 1956. 127 pages. White dust jacket with black lettering over black cloth, dust jacket showing moderate wear, chipping, sunning along edges. Lots of black-and-white and full-color illustrations and photographs throughout. 127 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Poems of the Dance, an Anthology [1500 B.C.--1920 A.D.], Dickson, Edward R., ed.
4 Dickson, Edward R., ed. Poems of the Dance, an Anthology [1500 B.C.--1920 A.D.]
New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1921 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 Edward R. Dickson 
An Ode to the Seventh Art but that ought to be the First Art, according to the author of the Prefatory Essay, Louis Untermeyer. Published in First Edition state by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1921, a structurally sound but unlovely copy, suitable for reference and enjoyment, plus, and remarkably clean and unmarked of interior but for previous owner's bookplate inside front flap. Tissue-guarded frontis portrait of two dancing maidens, and 15 additional plates. Top-edge stained in blue. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Sunning to top edge, considerable shelf- and edge-wear, including scuffing to edges. 263 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Truth, A Play in Four Acts, Fitch, Clyde
5 Fitch, Clyde The Truth, A Play in Four Acts
New York The Macmillan Company, 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Some crimping to pages, light fraying about the book cover edges, top-staining and some discoloration to paper label on spine. 237 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Beyond the Dance: A Ballerina's Life, Goh, Chan Hon, with Cary Fagan
6 Goh, Chan Hon, with Cary Fagan Beyond the Dance: A Ballerina's Life
Toronto, Canada Tundra Books, 2002 0887765963 / 9780887765964 First Edition Hardcover As New As New Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Signed boldly by the author at the title page. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped. Stated First Edition, with "1" in number line present. 151 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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7 Grigorovich, Yuri and Victor V. Vanslow The Official Bolshoi Ballet Book of Sleeping Beauty
Neptune, NJ T.F.H. Publications, 1987 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 4to - over 9 
Clean and tight copy with minimal wear to illustrated boards. No highlighting, underlining, notes or other marks to text or endpapers. In a clean, unclipped dust jacket with light edgewear and some shallow scratches. With over 70 color photographs. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Mani-Rimdu: Sherpa dance-drama, Jerstad, Luther G.
8 Jerstad, Luther G. Mani-Rimdu: Sherpa dance-drama
Seattle, Washington University of Washington Press, 1969 0295785713 / 9780295785714 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, gift-quality. Handsomely produced, bright red cloth hardcover, with gilt lettering to spine and over black border label. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Dust jacket fully intact, still bright and shiny, and protected by a Kapco sleeve. xvi + 192 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Oak Leaves and Lavender: or A Warld on Wallpaper, O'Casey, Sean
9 O'Casey, Sean Oak Leaves and Lavender: or A Warld on Wallpaper
New York The Macmillan Company, 1947 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Burnt orange cloth boards with gilt lettering, faint sunning at spine. Bumping to spine head and foot. Paper dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear, sunning, bumping at spine edges, machine-clipped. Pages slightly age-toned, very light dust soiling at edge. Splitting at back endpapers at spine, still sturdy. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Ballet in Action, Severn, Merlyn
10 Severn, Merlyn Ballet in Action
New York Oxford University Press, 1938 First u.S. Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall Signed by Author
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Tall quarto format, moderate wear to buckram cloth covers, published in First U.S. Edition state by Oxford University Press, New York, 1938. Notes of Introduction by Arnold L. Haskell, and with several score black-and-white photographs tipped in, including at frontis, where the author has signed it. xxiv + 128 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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11 Shaw, Phyllida Animations, a Review of Puppets and Related Theatre, April/May 1993, Year 16 No 4
The Puppet Centre, 1993 Soft Cover Very Good Soft Cover 4to - over 9 
Stapled wrappers. Clean and tight, with light cover wear. 23 pp Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Thomas Sheridan of Smock-Valley, recording his life as actor and theater manager in both Dublin and London; and including a Smock-Alley Calendar for the years of his management., Sheldon, Esther K.
12 Sheldon, Esther K. Thomas Sheridan of Smock-Valley, recording his life as actor and theater manager in both Dublin and London; and including a Smock-Alley Calendar for the years of his management.
Princeton, New Jersey Princeton University Press, 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Dust jacket fully intact, not price-clipped, showing moderate shelf- and edge-wear, but protected in a plastic sleeve. Signed by the author at first free endpaper. First Edition. nice-looking, octavo format, clean and unmarked. xi + 530, including lots of illustrations, index, notes, and bibliography. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Dancing For Diaghilev: the memoirs of Lydia Sokolova, Sokolova, Lydia; Richard Buckle, ed.
13 Sokolova, Lydia; Richard Buckle, ed. Dancing For Diaghilev: the memoirs of Lydia Sokolova
New York The Macmillan Company, 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate shelf- and some minor edge-wear, sunning, not price-clipped. Endpapers slightly half-toned, slight forward cock to spine. First Edition. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Stuffed with gorgeous black-and-white photographs. xi + 287 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Five Star Minstrel Book: Suggestions and Material for Staging a Complete Minstrel Show, Stahl, Le Roy
14 Stahl, Le Roy The Five Star Minstrel Book: Suggestions and Material for Staging a Complete Minstrel Show
Minneapolis, MN The Northwestern Press, 1938 Softcover Good Softcover Small 8vo 7 
Pictorial paper binding, darkened at its spine and extreme margins; leaf edges also darkened, and leaves darkened and starting to get brittle at edges. Binding is slightly chipped at the top and bottom of its spine and a bit smudged and scuffed on its covers and rubbed at its edges. There are dark stains on both covers due to the rusting of the staples which are underneath the covers and which hold the page block together. Book is square and tightly bound; pages are clean except for a few scattered penciled words. "The lure of burnt cork entertainment never seems to fade." Typical routines, with suggestions for songs, and with a few black-and-white illustrations of stage settings, makeup, etc. 92 + 4 pp. ads. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Weissmann, Elke Transnational Television Drama: special relations and mutual influences between the US and UK
London Palgrave Macmillan, 2013 First Edition Hard Cover As New No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, gift-quality. Tips unbruised, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, paste-downs neat and tidy, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Illustrated hardcover, sans dust jacket, as (not) issued. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Grammar of the Art of Dancing, Theoretical and Practical: lessons in the art of dancing and dance writing (choreography), Zorn, Friedrich Albert; Alfonso Joseph Sheafe, ed.
16 Zorn, Friedrich Albert; Alfonso Joseph Sheafe, ed. Grammar of the Art of Dancing, Theoretical and Practical: lessons in the art of dancing and dance writing (choreography)
Boston A.J. Sheafe, printed at the Heintzemann Press, 1905 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy, a tall, oversized, still tightly bound hardcover copy, moderately soiled and worn at the tips and extremities, some bumping to spine head and foot, scuffing to extremities, slight soiling and discoloration to rear cover and edges. Copper title to cover and spine, still sharp and distinct, slightly rubbed on spine. Several hundred black-and-white illustrations, and complete with musical score. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 302 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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