Quarto, black boards (hardcover), silver letters, 207 pp. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket with light edgewear. From dust jacket: The emergence of the partnership of Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn was electrifying and its impact lasting. Alexander Bland here presents the story of ballet's most harmonious and famous partnership, lavishly illustrated with superb photographs selected by the dancers themselves. After the very first performance by Fonteyn and Nureyev in 1962 at Covent Garden The Sunday Times proclaimed their partnership as Ômade in heaven.' It is the intricate and fasc... View More...
London: Thames & Hudson, 2005. First Edition.
Seller ID: vas554
Quarto, slick color illustrated boards (hardcover), 271,  pp. Color photographs, black & white photographs, illustrations. Fine in Fine dust jacket. This heavy volume will require additional postage for overseas or priority shipping. View More...
New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, .
Seller ID: 00045s
Quarto, full-color slick illus. boards, 256 pp. Near-Fine, with former-owner signature, in a Fine dust jacket. ÒStep-by-step photographs of professional dancers lead the way, accompanied by foot-print diagrams and easy-to-follow directions. Each move is perfectly illustrated so you can just look, learn, and effortlessly follow along...Tips, dance history and syle points help refine your understanding and enjoyment of the dances before you even step on the dance floor...Ó View More...
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, MCMDDDVII.
Seller ID: 70610s
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), paper label, uncut, 439 pp. Very Good+, with former-owner signature and slight edgewear, in a Very Good++, mylar protected dust jacket with light edgewear. ÒAppearing for the first time in book form, the volume contains the criticisms written by Bernard Shaw of the current musical pabulm of London in the year 1888-1889. Full of wit and shrewd judgment, they are for the most part estimates of the same operas and the same symphonies as you will here this winter at the Metropolitan and at Carnegie Hall. that they will add immensely to your enjoyment of these pi... View More...
Octavo, softbound (stiff black wrappers), xxxvii, 514 pp. Very Good+, with lightly rubbed edges. From Foreword: It takes but the reading of a single review in this collection to be aware that this is not your normal critic at work -- nor, for that matter, your normal person. Listen to Mr. Ellison as he writes of seeing Joe: ÒÓAt the end of the film, it took my director friend, Max Katz, and his lady, Karen, to help me down the aisle. I could not focus. I was trembling like a man with malaria. Therewas a large potted tree on the sidewalk outside the theater. I managed to get to it, and... View More...
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1905.
Seller ID: 17911scs
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 177 pp. Very Good, with light edgewear and fraying to tips of spine. From Preface: The following pages present the life and works of Lodowick Carliell -- his career in detail, and his literary production through a representative play and a summary and criticism of his other plays. View More...
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, .
Seller ID: 4507s
Square octavo, red cloth, gilt letters, paper illus. laid into upper cover, ribbon marker, full-color illus. diary/journal by week, with illus. section for notes. Fine (As New). Beautiful agenda/daily journal with photos., prints, etc. View More...
New York: Drake Publishers, Inc., .
Seller ID: 70513s
Octavo, red boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 157 pp. Illus. with b & w photos. Near-Fine, with light foxing (age darkened spots) to endpapers, in a Very Good dust jacket with light foxing and wrinkling to lower cover. Contents: Introduction; Puppetry: Today, Yesterday, and Tomorrow; The Tools of the Trade; Perfecting Your Technique; Tips from the Pros; Appendix: Local Puppet Guilds. Ò...Gives instructions to the novice puppeteer on technique, movement exercises for the hands, voice projection, writing scripts, stage building, puppet making as well as an historical account of puppeteeri... View More...
New York: The Quantuck Lane Press, (2003).
Seller ID: 9723gcs
Square royal octavo, softbound (thick, full-color illus. glossy wrappers with cover flaps), 202 pp. Fine. From cover: The multitalented Ricky Jay (sleight-of-hand artist, actor, author, and scholar of the usual) wrote and published a unique and beautifully designed quarterly called Jay's Journal of Anomalies. Already coveted collector's items, the sixteen issues are now gathered here in a complete set, with significant new material and illustrations. A brilliant excursion into the history of bizarre entertainments, the journal was described in The New York Times as Òbeautiful and elegant.... View More...
Carol Publishing Group, A Birch Lane Press Book, 1996. First Edition.
Seller ID: vas5411
Royal octavo, white boards (hardcover), gilt letters, xix, 284 pp. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: In the earliest days of motion pictures, the Civil War was only some forty years in the past, distant enough to be history, yet close enough to stir nostalgia. In one of the first films about the war, All's Fair in Love and War, Confederate Army veteran John Singleton Mosby (although then past seventy) played himself. In The Blue and the Gray on the Silver Screen, film scholar Roy Kinnard presents a retrospective of nearly one hundred films which deal directly or peripherally w... View More...
New York: Hill and Want, A Dramabook, (1961).
Seller ID: 9702gcs
Octavo, softbound (stiff illus. white wrappers), xxii, 313 pp. Good, with rubbing to covers. From lower cover: This is beyond doubt the most incisive and illuminating treatment of playwriting as a dynamic art. There is no page in this study that is not stimulating or provacative, and I know that no better corrective for tepid or inconsequent dramaturgy in the English language. Mr. Lawson's book is extraordinarily valuable for playwrights and for students and teachers of the drama. View More...