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RUDOLF NUREYEV THE LIFE
Written by Julie Kavanagh.
Stock no. 1609852
Published by Fig Tree. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 787 pages. A definitive biography, ten years in the making. ISBN: 9781905490158. Spine and corners bumped. A little creasing to wrapper edge.

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DEGAS AND THE DANCE
Written by Jill Devonyar; Richard Kendall. Illustrated by Edgar Degas.
Stock no. 1815051
Published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc.. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name running from 2002-2003. A study of Degas' ballet work in its historical context. Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine and blind title to front. Colour & b/w illustrations. 303 pages including index. ISBN: 0810932822.

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DANCER ON HOLIDAY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1208797
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A broken ankle gives Annette Dancy an unexpected holiday at home in the lovely old peel tower where he family lives. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and a couple of colour and b/w plates. Spine very slightly bumped. Light brown stain to lower corners of pages else a near fine copy. Wrapper, price-cut by publisher, has light brown stain at front corners, a closed tear repaired on verso and is rubbed at edges.

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DANCER IN DANGER
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1316840
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a ballet company's tour in Sicily. Green cloth covers, gilt titles to spine. 3 colour plates plus 8 full page b/w illustrations. 186 pages. Spine slightly bumped and rubbed, corners lightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Small green stain to top edges of endpapers (colour has seeped from dyed top edges). A few foxspots to textblock. Dustwrapper is creased and slightly damp stained.

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THE GILDED BAT
Written by Edward Gorey. Illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Stock no. 1507678
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The life and art of a fabled ballerina, discovered at the age of five, forged into fineness, polished in the provinces, established in luxury by the Baron - yet nun-like in her devotion to the Dance - she achieves apotheosis in her immortal role, La Chauve-Souris Doree. Black pictorial matt boards, 6.25 x 7". One or two sentences of text opposite full page b/w illustration. A little wear to spine and corners. Light browning to endpapers. Foxing, mainly to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn, corners have been cut from flaps. Light brown marks on verso.

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DRESS REHEARSAL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1507421
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Dark blue pictorial endpapers. Full-page b/w illustrations. 192 pages. Nona Browning is physically handicapped and is given dancing lessons to strengthen her body... will she be able to fulfill her dream to be a professional ballet dancer? Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Fading to ends of spine. Vertical crease to spine. Tiny brown spot to front cover. Small light stain to margins of pages 66 and 67. Foxing, mainly to text block. Dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped, spine lightly browned, a few grubby marks, name and original price sticker to front flap. Clear tape to top of spine on verso.

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DRESS REHEARSAL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1406631
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1959. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Dark blue pictorial endpapers. Full-page b/w illustrations. 192 pages. Nona Browning is physically handicapped and is given dancing lessons to strengthen her body... will she be able to fulfill her dream to be a professional ballet dancer? SIGNED by the author to title-page. Minimal rubbing to spine. Name in blue biro of previous owner to flyleaf. Contents otherwise fine. Dustwrapper has name of previous owner in blue biro to top corner of front panel, is lightly browned to spine with tiny nick at top.

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DANCING PEEL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1506467
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Light brown cloth, gilt title to spine. A story about dancing, riding and people who were so different they thought they must detest each other... Spine and corners lightly bumped. Foxing/darkening to top edges of covers. Foxing, mainly to text block. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge worn and chipped with slight loss from ends of spine. Tape residue to rear panel. Some foxing and browning, mainly to spine and rear panel.

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VERONICA AT THE WELLS
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Stock no. 1405832
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1956. Almost very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. 6 b/w illustrations. 210 pages. A sequel to A Dream of Sadler's Wells. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Foxing mainly to endpapers and prelims. Text block edges a little grubby. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tears. Loss to top of rear panel which is partially covered by white label to verso. Two other white labels cover tears on verso. Spine is browned and rear panel is grubby. New price label to front flap. Foxing to flaps which is more visible on verso

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TO BE A BALLERINA AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Pamela Brown. Illustrated by Marcia Lane Foster.
Stock no. 2120765
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine, vignette to front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. Light fading to a couple of cover edges. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; some nicks and grubby marks.

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DANCER IN DANGER
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1404338
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. SIGNED by the author to the title page. Spine bumped and a little faded. Front joint beginning to crack. Some foxing mostly to page edges. Contents, otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is clipped just below the price. Edgeworn with creasing to the top of the front panel. Small tears to top and bottom of spine are repaired with clear tape on veros. Spine is browned. Light foxing to panels.

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DANCER ON HOLIDAY
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1404282
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1962. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A broken ankle gives Annette Dancy an unexpected holiday at home in the lovely old peel tower where he family lives. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and a couple of colour and b/w plates. Minimal bumping to spine and corners. Prize presentation plate to front endpaper. Contents very good. Dustwrapper is price cut with a price sticker and new price written in ink to front flap. Wrapper is edgworn and foxed on both sides.

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