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DESMOND, Olga. Rhythmographik (Tanznotenschrift)
Leipzig : 1919First edition, number 72 of 150 deluxe copies on handmade paper, this copy signed by Desmond after the preface. Berlin dancer and model Olga Desmond (1890-1964) shot to fame when she took her Schönheitsabende ("Beauty-Evenings"), in which she and her troupe struck classical poses in the nude or wearing only bodypaint, to the Russian stage in St Petersburg.... Learn More£1,750.00
Stock Code: 124929
MESSEL, Oliver (illus.); SHAKESPEARE, William. Romeo and Juliet.
London : 1936First and sole edition thus, inscribed on the front free endpaper "With all best wishes to Mr and Mrs Carl, and all congratulations for their Golden Wedding, Oliver Messel, 1939," followed by three pages of signatures, dated 1949, from guests to the Carls' Diamond Wedding Anniversay, including that of ballet dancer and choreographer Frederick Ashton.... Learn More£1,250.00
Stock Code: 143172
(NIJINSKY.) COCTEAU, Jean & Paul Iribe. Vaslav Nijinsky. Six Vers de Jean Cocteau. Six Dessins de Paul Iribe.
Paris : 1910First edition, limited to 1,000 copies on Japon, this one of 934 standard copies, inscribed by the illustrator recto of the limitation leaf; "A Madame Suzanne Süe, son admirateur et son ami respecueux, Paul Iribe, Août 1910". Cocteau's pair of Nijinsky-inspired poetic triplets are broken down into single lines as "captions" to Iribe's Beardsleyesque... Learn More£3,750.00
Stock Code: 136928