Theatre Arts, 1928, Hardcover (Half Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition
ISADORA DUNCAN. The Art of the Dance, New York: Theatre Arts, 1928. Quarto, first edition, pp. [viii], 147, halftone plates, blue paper-covered boards quarter bound in tan linen with paper labels on spine and front, photos by Arnold Genthe and Edward Steichen. With an inscribed exhortation, apparently from one dancer to another, on the free front endpaper: "Ruth Beauty! -- Live in it! -- Breath in it! -- Dance in it, and desire the supreme ecstasy from its simplicity. -- Beauty -- Always seek for it -- and do not fail to find it! Irene" Condition of this book: Covers have a few small stains and scuffs, spine ends and edges chipped, label chipped; overall good. Size: Quarto. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Dance; United States; 1920s; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53846.