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DANCER'S LUCK
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 2129653
Published by The Children's Book Club. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale yellow boards with black title to spine. B/w illustrations. Bumping along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine with some scuffing; a few edge-tears and chips; some repaired to verso; a few small nicks/chips of loss.

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IN JUST ORDER MOVE
Written by F.M.G. Willson.
Stock no. 2127071
Published by The Athlone Press. 1st USA 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Progress of the Laban Centre for Movement and Dance 1946-1996. B/w photos. ISBN: 0485115182. Possibly SIGNED by author, as 'Glenn Willson', with dedication to previous owner. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.

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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. 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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DRESS REHEARSAL
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1404224
Published by White Lion Publishers Limited. 1st thus 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Nona Browning is physically handicapped. Brought up in an orphanage where she is given dancing lessons to strengthen her body she finds she has an aptitude for ballet but doesn't think she will ever be strong enough to make a career as a dancer. ISBN: 0856861154. Spine and corners a little bumped. A few foxspots mainly to page edges otherwise contents are clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edgeworn. Spine is faded.

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THE SECRET DANCER
Written by Mabel Esther Allan. Illustrated by Juliet Mozley.
Stock no. 1314751
Published by J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Two things make Mandelina happy - the Russian dances her father taught her, and what she and her friend Alice call 'the ballet dream'... Blue boards, metallic blue title to spine and vignette to front cover. 133 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0460058231. SIGNED by the author to front endpaper. Spine and corners bumped. A few foxspots to textblock. Slight evidence of erased pencil writing to front endpaper. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed and has a couple of tiny holes to rear spine edge.

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THE DANCING CLASS
Written by Helen Oxenbury. Illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.
Stock no. 2114280
Published by Walker Books. 1st 1983. Almost very good condition.

Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Easy-to-read text. ISBN: 0744500362. Spine is browned. Bumping along cover edges and to spine. Grubby marks. Some creasing; a few marks to pages, which are starting to come loose in a couple of places.

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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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DANCER IN DANGER
Written by Lorna Hill. Illustrated by Esme Verity.
Stock no. 1708209
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1st 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, black title to spine. A few very light grubby marks to covers. SIGNED by author 'Best Wishes Lorna Hill' to title page.

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WELSH NATIONAL MUSIC AND DANCE
Written by W.S. Gwynn Williams.
Stock no. 816726
Published by J. Curwen & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1932. Almost very good condition.

Yellow cloth boards, gilt titles. ix and 165 pages including index. Ex-school lib with minimal stamps. Spine faded, covers marked, top of spine bumped. Crinkling to prelims else contents clean.

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