First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 650 numbered copies. This autobiography was completed only a few months before the dancer’s tragic death in Nice.
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Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine gilt on red ground, black endpapers, top edge gilt over red, others untrimmed. Frontispiece and 23 plates. Facsimile signature in gold to front free endpaper. Bookseller’s ticket to front pastedown. Cloth lightly rubbed with a few small spots.