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TALES FROM THE BALLET SWAN LAKE PETROUCHKA
Written by Deryck Lynham. Illustrated by Sylvia Green.
Stock no. 2139965
Published by Sylvan Press. 1st 1946. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial boards, red cloth spine. Colour lithographed illustrations. Some fading and spotting to spine. Bumping and wear along cover edges; some grubby marks. Page corner creasing. Some foxing.

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DANCING PEEL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1322549
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Very good condition in a 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... Undated, early reprint. Spine and corners bumped. Light browning to textblock. Prize plate to verso of frontis. Foxing to prelims. Textblock a little grubby. Price-cut wrapper is edge worn and grubby.

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JANE LEAVES THE WELLS
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Stock no. 1322162
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1953. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The fifth story in the Sadler's Wells ballet series. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Covers damp spotted. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with slight loss to top and tail of spine, rear panel is a bit grubby and browned.

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NO CASTANETS AT THE WELLS
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Eve Guthrie.
Stock no. 1322160
Published by Evans Brothers Limited. 1st 1953. Good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to cover edges and small stain to base of spine. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge chipped, foxed and browned with 1" loss to base of spine and 0.5" loss at top, front flap is almost detached.

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BALLET DANCERS
Written by Lillian Browse. Illustrated by Edgar Degas.
Stock no. 1321288
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1960. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Large format. Orange spine with gilt titles. Grey paperboards. Colour & b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Original glassine wrapper is edge worn with small tears and a larger tear at lower rear corner.

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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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DRINA DANCES AGAIN
Written by Jean Estoril; Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1314724
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Mabel Esther Allan writing as Jean Estoril. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and embossed vignette to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers and colour frontis by Eve Guthrie. 191 pages. Spine bumped and just a little faded at base. A few very small old tape marks to endpapers otherwise contents are fine. Pictorial wrapper (photographic design by Stead Studio) is faded to spine, slightly worn at top of spine with a light crease at spine edge of rear panel, original printed price has been covered with a 'new' price sticker.

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FIVE IN A FAMILY
Written by Mrs. A.C. Osborn Hann.
Stock no. 1311357
Published by Lutterworth Press. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, black title to spine. Colour frontis. 160 pages. Spine bumped. Prize plate to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned and some foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and price-cut.

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TO BE A BALLERINA AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Pamela Brown. Illustrated by Marcia Lane Foster.
Stock no. 2112102
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1957. Very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine, vignette to front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. A few marks/light scuffing to covers. Couple of corners are bumped. Grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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DRINA'S DANCING YEAR (IN JAPANESE)
Written by Jean Estoril; Mabel Esther Allan.
Stock no. 1309951
Published by Kaisei-Sha Co.. 1st thus 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Estoril is a pen-name for Mabel Ester Allan. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w text illustrations. Text in Japanese. ISBN: 8397730020090. SIGNED by the author (with inscription to Susan), also includes an initialed (by M.E.A.) postcard reminding the reader that being Japanese the book starts at the back! Spine slightly bumped. Pale page browning else contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.

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BALLET FIRST STEPS TO FIRST NIGHT
Written by Craig Dodd. Illustrated by Shirley Soar.
Stock no. 1107267
Published by Simon & Schuster. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial glazed boards. The world of ballet in three dimensions - a wonderful pop-up book. Paper Engineering by Ruth Graham. ISBN: 0671699024. Some wear to spine. Pop-ups in very good working order.

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TO BE A BALLERINA AND OTHER STORIES
Written by Pamela Brown. Illustrated by Marcia Lane Foster.
Stock no. 445207
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 2nd 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine, vignette to front cover. Colour frontis + b/w illustrations. Bumping and light edge-fading to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Pictorial wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with a little loss to top and tail of spine and is creased.

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