Fall 2019 Catalogue


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141. [Dance] Mille, Agnes de. (1905–1993).
And Promenade Home - SIGNED

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1958. First edition. Signed memoir from the important American dancer and choreographer, who has penned an inscription to Paul McMahon on the title page. 301 pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Light wear to dust jacket with a small loss to the back; overall fine. 6 x 8.5 inches. Read More...

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142. [Dance] Mitchell, Jack. (1925–2013).
"Sea Duet - A Ballet for Still Photography" - SIGNED

Original photographic composition by the noted photographer of ballet and the arts, titled "Sea Duet - A Ballet for Still Photography." Stamped, signed and inscribed by Mitchell on the verso in pencil to Paul McMahon, and titled, signed, and dated 1983 at the foot in ink. The sheet consists of thirty small images, each showing two dancers creating a silhouetted shape. Laid down on card to an overall size of 11 x 14 inches (28 x 35.5 cm). Very fine. Read More...

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143. [Dance] Nureyev, Rudolph. (1938–1993) [Geitel, Klaus.].
Der Tänzer Rudolf Nureyew - SIGNED

Berlin: Rembrandt Verlag. 1967. Short illustrated volume in German on the important dancer, signed and inscribed by Nureyev on the title page to Paul McMahon: "To Paul / R. Nureyev." 64 pp. Black and white photographs. Hardcover, pictorial boards. Light shelf wear; overall fine. 5.5 x 7.25 inches (14 x 18.7 cm). Read More...

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144. [Dance] Nureyev, Rudolph. (1938–1993).
Giselle - Signed Program

Signed program from the great dancer's appearance with the Royal Ballet on May 29. 1963. The company presented Giselle on tour at the Music Hall Theatre of Boston. Nureyev has signed on the cover. Very fine. 5.5 x 8.5 inches (14 x 21.5 cm). Read More...

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145. [Dance] [Pavlova, Anna. (1881–1931)].
1921 Souvenir Program

Anna Pavlova et les principaux artistes de sa troupe... Maître de Vallet: Ivan Clustine, Chef d'Orchestre: W. Golschmann. Souvenir program from the legendary ballerina's June 1921 performance at the Palais du Trocadero, in a charity performance for Russian refugees and the widows and orphans of the war in France. Black-and-white illustrations of Pavlova and other dancers including Volinine, Stuart, Stowitts, Brunova, Lindowska, and Karpova. Original wrappers with color illustration by N. Remisov. Published by the Comoedia Illustré, with advertising on the last several pages. Label from Gotham Book Mart on the back wrapper. Covers toned with corner creases, a few small losses and tears; staple binding rather rusted. Overall very good. 9.75 x 12.5 inches (24.7 x 32 cm). Read More...

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146. [Dance] Plisetskaya, Maya. (1925–2015).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph from the the Soviet-born ballerina, choreographer, director, and actress who embodied the Bolshoi Theater in the second half of the twentieth century. She is shown in street clothes, coming out of a stage door with a bouquet of flowers in her arms, and has signed and inscribed at the left to Paul McMahon. Double weight photograph with some light buckling at the left; overall fine. 10 x 8 inches (25.3 x 20.4 cm). Read More...

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147. [Dance] Primus, Pearl. (1919–1994).
Signed Photograph

A rare signed photograph from the American dancer, choreographer, and anthropologist who played an important role in the presentation of African dance to American audiences. She is shown in an action photo, leaping into the air, with another dancer and a drummer, and has signed and inscribed at the lower left to Paul McMahon. Very fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.5 cm). Read More...

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Two signed photographs from the Spanish dance partnership Rosario y Antonio. One photograph shows the duo in a flamenco duet and is signed and inscribed by Rosario; the other shows Antonio alone in a flamenco costume and is signed and inscribed by him. Both stamped on the verso by Sol Hurok. Fine. 9.25 x 11.75 inches (23.5 x 29.8 cm) and 9 x 12.5 inches (23.3 x 31.8 cm). Read More...

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149. [Dance] Taylor, Paul. (1930–2018).
Signed Photograph

Large original Lindquist photograph of the important American dancer and choreographer, signed and inscribed at the foot to Paul McMahon. Taylor is shown dancing on an outdoor stage and has penned at the foot: "To Paul from Paul Taylor." Signed on the verso by the photographer, John Lindquist. Some light edge wear and corner creases; overall fine. 11 x 14 inches (27.7 x 35.4 cm). Read More...

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150. [Dance] Ulanova, Galina. (1909–1998).
Signed Photograph in Swan Lake

Signed photograph of the Bolshoi star, considered one of the greatest ballerinas of the twentieth century. She is shown in Swan Lake and has signed at the lower right. Slight corner creases; overall fine. 10 x 8 inches (25.5 x 20.5 cm). An ideal uninscribed example of an iconic image! Read More...

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Vintage glossy 8 x 10 ABC publicity photo of a young Armstrong at the microphone, signed in green fountain pen, "Louis Armstrong," and signed and inscribed in blue fountain pen, "To Bill, From Earl 'Fatha' Hines." In fine condition. 8 x 10 inches (20.5 x 25.5 cm).

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152. [Jazz & Song] Baker, Josephine. (1906–1975).
Signed Color Topless Photograph

Attractive color 6.75 x 9.25 paperstock photo of the celebrated singer, dancer, and actress wearing a topless pearled outfit with red feather tail, signed and inscribed in fountain pen, "To Madame and Mr. Casaravilla, with sincer[e] admiration and best wishes, Josephine Baker, Buenos Aires, July 15/39.” In very good to fine condition, with some light staining, and scattered flecks of surface loss. Nicely matted and framed to an overall size of 16.5 x 20.25 inches (42 x 51.5 cm). Read More...

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153. [Jazz & Song] Baker, Josephine. (1906–1975).
Signed Postcard Photograph

Signed postcard photograph of the legendary dancer and singer, who is shown in one of her trademark extravagant feathered costumes, and has signed across the image: "Souvenir de Josephine Baker / 1932." Fine. 3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.9 x 14 cm).

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154. [Jazz & Song] Blakey, Art. (1919–1990).
Blakey in Paris - Cover Art Slick Proof

Original proof of the cover art for Art Blakey's 1961 hard bop album Blakey in Paris, from the collection of jazz photographer and cover designer Burt Goldblatt. Blakey is shown in a close-up photograph singing at the left, with text on a bold red background on the right. 14.5 x 15 inches (37 x 38 cm). Read More...

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155. [Jazz & Song] [Bluegrass].
"Don and his Pennsylvania Troubadours" - Vintage Photograph

Vintage photograph of "Don and his Pennsylvania Troubadours," a bluegrass ensemble with five members playing banjo, mandolin, violin, guitars, and whistle. Edge wear and toning; overall very good. 9.5 x 7.25 inches (24 x 18.7 cm).

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156. [Jazz & Song] Bowie, David. (1947–2016).
Color Photograph

Color photograph of the iconic rocker, who is shown onstage ca. 2000's in a red jacket. Very fine. 4 x 6 inches (10 x 15 cm).

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Singed photograph of the Southern rock group the Charlie Daniels Band on their 1982 world tour. Signed and inscribed at the head to Paul McMahon by Charlie Daniels, bass player Charlie Hayward, and drummer Fred Edwards. Very fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.2 x 25.5 cm). Read More...

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158. [Jazz & Song] [Davis, Miles. (1926–1991)] Cheadle, Don. (b. 1964) & McGregor, Ewan. (b. 1971).
"Miles Ahead" - Signed 2014 Production Documents

Group of signed production documents from the 2015 film Miles Ahead, directed by and starring Don Cheadle as Miles Davis. The folder of documents from Day 1 of the shoot in Cincinnati, OH on July 7, 2014, includes an Actor Timesheet signed by Don Cheadle ("DC"), Ewan McGregor, Michael Bath, Aswan Harris and Chris Hahn; 16 timecards completed by each department of the production; a call sheet signed by production manager Charlie Dibe and assistant director Jesse Nye; a further call sheet; a 2-page daily production report with annotations in red ink, yellow highlighter and blue post-its, and a color copy of the production report. In fine condition overall; 8.5 x 11 inches and 8.5 x 14 inches. Read More...

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159. [Jazz & Song] Ellington, Duke. (1899–1974).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the legendary jazz musician, inscribed and signed in blue ballpoint at the foot. Slight corner creases and some wear to signature; overall fine. 5 x 6.75 inches (12.6 x 17.3 cm).

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.. 1973. Memoir by the great jazz pianist, bandleader and composer, with two mounted signatures from Ellington and twelve from his band members Juan Tizol, Joe Nanton, Billy Taylor, Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick, Sonny Greer, Barney Bigard, Cootie Williams, Dolores Brown, Harry Carney, Laurence Brown, and Ivie Anderson. The signatures are mounted on small slips on the front endpapers, with Ellington's second signature mounted on the title page, and a halftone photograph of Ellington and his band taped to the dedication page. 522 pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Heavy wear to the dust jacket, spine repaired with tape. Bookplates on inside front cover. Overall very good in fair DJ; signatures very good to fine. 7.25 x 10.5 inches (18.5 x 26.5 cm).

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