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  • Cooke, Donald.
    THE FIREBIRD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: John C. Winston Co., (1939.). Hardcover first edition - Story based on Russian folklore - as was the Stravinsky ballet suite - beautifully illustrated in black and white, with 4 full color plates, by the author.

    Condition: Very good in red cloth with gold stamping - spine is somewhat faded, but the contents arebright and attractive, lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 22901
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  • Ehrlich, Gretel (illustrated by David Buckland.)
    ARCTIC HEART: A Poem Cycle.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Santa Barbara: Capra Press, 1992. First edition - A collection of thirteen poems written for a ballet choreographed by Siobhan Davies in London and inspired by the time Ehrlich spent in the Canadian High Arctic with a friend and biologist who was studying seals there. The sets were by David Buckland and his images from these sets enhance this book - most are in black and white, but there is a haunting 2 page color spread in the center of the book. Introduction by Ehrlich. ISBN: 0-88496-3578.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 27693
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  • DANCING WITH CUBA: A Memoir of the Revolution. by Guillermoprieto, Alma.
    Guillermoprieto, Alma.
    DANCING WITH CUBA: A Memoir of the Revolution.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pantheon, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of the six months Guillermoprieto, who had been raised in Mexico and New York City, spent in Cuba in the 1970's - Despite the chronic shortages and revolutionary upheaval, she found a people who touched her forever and ideas and ideals that would change her thinking. 290 pp. ISBN: 0-375725814.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39289
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  • Kahn, Albert E.
    DAYS WITH ULANOVA.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1962. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A unique portrait of the great Russian ballerina, Galina Ulanova, consisting of over 300 photographs taken in Russia between 1959 and 1961. Introduction by Arnold L. Haskell. INSCRIBED by Kahn on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Large format book.

    Condition: Very near fine in a good dustjacket (chip on upper edge of front cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 24631
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  • NOTHING TO HIDE: A Dancer's Life. by La Fosse, Robert with Andrew Mark Wentink.
    La Fosse, Robert with Andrew Mark Wentink.
    NOTHING TO HIDE: A Dancer's Life.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1987) dj. Hardcover first edition - Autobiography of "one of ballet's most talented stars. . . from his beginning as a corps dancer in 1977, through his eight-year rise as Mikhail Baryshnikov's protege, to his present position with the New York City Ballet." Photographs, index. 278 pp. ISBN: 1-556110510.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 75011
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  • A GRAND PASSION. by Mackey, Mary.
    Mackey, Mary.
    A GRAND PASSION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historical novel of three generations of ballerinas from Russia in the days of the Romanovs to Hollywood in the 50's. Chronology. SIGNED on the title page (Mackey described this as her favorite novel, when signing it.) 444 pp. ISBN: 0-671-540777.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (remainder mark)

    Book ID: 34465
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  • A GRAND PASSION. by Mackey, Mary.
    Mackey, Mary.
    A GRAND PASSION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1986. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historical novel of three generations of ballerinas from Russia in the days of the Romanovs to Hollywood in the 1950s. SIGNED on the title page. Chronology. 444 pp. ISBN: 0-671-540777.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder mark)

    Book ID: 45004
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  • DANCER. by McCann, Colum.
    McCann, Colum.
    DANCER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt - Metropolitan Books, (2003.). First edition - "The epic life and times of Rudolf Nureyev, reimagined in a dazzlingly inventive masterpiece" - spanning four decades from the horrors of Stalingrad to New York in the 80's. Among those praising the author is Joyce Carol Oates who says 'melancholy, beauty and resignation characterize McCann's understated luminous language.' 333 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in red and gold foil wrappers (usual toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 63541
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  • DEAD ON YOUR FEET. by Michaels, Grant.
    Michaels, Grant.
    DEAD ON YOUR FEET.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1993) dj. Hardcover first edition - Third mystery featuring Stan Kraychik, a gay Boston detective as well as a sassy Newbery Street hairdresser. 246 pp. ISBN: 0-312097816.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 70385
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  • SWINE LAKE. by [Sendak, Maurice, illustrator] Marshall, James.
    [Sendak, Maurice, illustrator] Marshall, James.
    SWINE LAKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An amusing and clever story of a mangy hungry wolf who becomes so enraptured by the dancing during the performance of Swine Lake, that he forgets his plan to seize and eat a succulent pig. Great Sendak illustrations, as always. Illustrated endpapers. Unpaginated, square format. ISBN: 0-062051717.

    Condition: Very near fine in dark blue cloth a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37212
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  • WHITE SWAN, BLACK SWAN. by Sharp, Adrienne.
    Sharp, Adrienne.
    WHITE SWAN, BLACK SWAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Her first book, a collection of bittersweet stories about the world of ballet and its fringes.SIGNED on the title page. 224 pp. ISBN: 0-375-504206.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57641
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  • THE TRUE MEMOIRS OF LITTLE K. by Sharp, Adrienne.
    Sharp, Adrienne.
    THE TRUE MEMOIRS OF LITTLE K.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2010.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historical novel based on the life of Mathilde Kschessinska, prima ballerina at St Petersburg during the Russian Empire's last days, mistress to the czar and grand dukes. INSCRIBED on the title page "To -- with best wishes." 378 pp. ISBN: 9780374207304.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 59368
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  • THE TRUE MEMOIRS OF LITTLE K. by Sharp, Adrienne.
    Sharp, Adrienne.
    THE TRUE MEMOIRS OF LITTLE K.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (2010.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Historical novel based on the life of Mathilde Kschessinska, prima ballerina at St Petersburg during the Russian Empire's last days, mistress to the czar and grand dukes. SIGNED on the title page. 378 pp. ISBN: 978-0374207304.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 72648
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