Late Summer 2021 Catalogue


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101. [Jazz & Song] Rich, Buddy. (1917–1987).
"The Man from Planet Jazz" - Signed LP

UK pressing of the 1981 LP The Man from Planet Jazz by the jazz drummer and bandleader billed in his heyday as "the world's greatest drummer," known for his virtuoso technique, power, speed, and ability to improvise.  Rich has signed the record sleeve to verso, to the left of a portrait of him smiling broadly.  Released in the U.S. by DRG Records in 1980 under the title Live at Ronnie Scott's, the UK pressing was released the following year by Precision and features a similar cover.  Precision Records NSPL 18620.  Light ringing to cover, overall in very fine condition.  Record has not been playtested but appears to be NM+.

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102. [Jazz & Song] [Teagarden, Jack. (1905–1964)] Crosby, Bing. (1903–1977) & Edwards, Ralph. (1913–2005).
Archive of Photographs and Letters from Teagarden biographer

Archive of photographs, clippings, and letters from the collection of Howard J. Waters, author of the 1960 book Jack Teagarden's Music: His Career and Recordings.  The archive includes two photographs of Teagarden, three clippings from unidentified sources, and three letters, including typed letters signed from Bing Crosby and This Is Your Life host Ralph Edwards.  All present items in fine condition, all three letters also including the original transmissal envelopes. Read More...

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Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo souvenir program, signed by dancers Alexandra Danilova, Nina Novak, Frederic Franklin (who has signed three different photographs!) and Gerard Leavitt.  68 pp.  Fine.  9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm.).

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Ballet Russes de Monte Carlo souvenir program, signed by much of the company, including director Sergei Denham and dancers Frederic Franklin, Nathalie Krassovska, Leon Danielian, Ruthanna Boris, and Mary Ellen Moylan.  64 pp.  Cover separated, else fine.  9 x 12 inches (22.9 x 30.5 cm.).

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105. [Dance] [Ballets Russes] Karsavina, Tamara. (1885–1978).
Theatre Street - INSCRIBED

London: William Heinemann. 1930. 2nd Printing. Signed copy of the autobiography of the great ballerina, Nijinsky's dance partner at the Ballets Russes, inscribed and signed on the front free endpage ("To 'Pearl' and 'Feonna' in one / with love / Tamara Karsavina / 1930"). 341 pp. Plain photographic illustrations, blue cloth rather worn, lacking dust jacket. 


Karsavina's account of her early life at the Imperial Ballet School, and her subsequent career at the Marinsky Theatre and the Ballets Russes.


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Program for an October 8, 1911 performance as part of the Season of Russian Ballet organized by Serge Diaghilev at the Royal Opera in Covent Garden.  The performance included the ballets “Giselle” and “Le Pavillon d’Armide”, starring Tamara Karsavina as Giselle and Armide and Waslaw Nijinsky as Loys and Armide’s captive, respectively.  4 pp, Finden Brown & Co. Ltd., Craven Street, Strand.  Light surface creasing, else in fine condition.  7.25 x 9.5 inches (18.4 x 24.1 cm.).

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107. [Dance] [Dance] [Ballet] Markova, Maximova, Moylan, Helpmann, Tupine..
Collection of Signed Photographs

Four vintage photographs of notable ballet dancers, ranging in size from 3.25 x 5 to 8 x 10, all signed in fountain pen by the subjects: Alicia Markova, Robert Helpmann, Ekaterina Maximova, and Mary Ellen Moylan with Oleg Tupine (ins).  In overall fine condition.

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108. [Dance] Dowell, Anthony. (b. 1943) & Sibley, Antoinette. (b. 1939).
Signed Photograph in "The Dream"

Doubleweight photograph of the British ballet dancers, who have signed and inscribed "For Paul," in a Royal Ballet performance of The Dream.  Type to verso reads "Anthony Dowell as Oberson [sic] and Antoinette Sibley as Titania."  The pair created the roles for the original 1964 production.  Royal Ballet stamp to versos.  Wear to edges, else fine.  7.5 x 9.5 inches (19 x 24.1 cm.). Read More...

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109. [Dance] Franklin, Frederic. (1914–2013).
Signed Photograph

Signed Maurice Seymour photograph of Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo's ballet master, who has inscribed "To Harry Lowe / Sincerely / Frederic Franklin."  Surface marks and staining around the ink "Lowe," else fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.).

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110. [Dance] Fuller, Loie. (1862–1928).
Signed Postcard Photograph

Postcard photograph of the modern dance and theatrical lighting pioneer, shown in an elaborate costume decorated with butterflies, inscribed "With very kind wishes - Truly yours / Loie Fuller."  Very fine.  5.5 x 3.5 inches (13.6 x 8.7 cm.). Read More...

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111. [Dance] Godunov, Alexander. (1949–1995).
Signed Photograph

Scarce signed and inscribed photograph of the Russian-American dancer and actor best known as Premier danseur at the Bolshoi and for his role in Die Hard.  Very fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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112. [Dance] Greco, José. (1918–2000).
Signed Photograph

Boldly signed William Morris Agency photograph of the important flamenco dancer and choreographer, who has signed and inscribed "To Paul / Best wishes / José Greco".  Slight toning along edges; else fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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113. [Dance] Greco, José. (1918–2000).
Signed Photograph

Boldly signed Maurice Seymour of Chicago photograph of the important flamenco dancer and choreographer in sombrero cordobés.  Small crease to lower left corner, image unaffected, else very fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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114. [Dance] Greco, José. (1918–2000).
Signed Photograph

Boldly signed William Morris Agency photograph of the important flamenco dancer and choreographer, who has signed and inscribed "To Paul / José Greco".  In fine condition.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.). Read More...

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115. [Dance] Moylan, Mary Ellen. (1926–2020).
Signed Photograph

Striking Maurice Seymour of Chicago photograph of the American ballerina, who has boldly signed in green "To Harry— / Every good wish— / Mary Ellen Moylan" above a charming drawing of a ballerina.  Surface creasing to right margin and corners, image unaffected, else fine.  8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.).

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116. [Dance] Panova, Galina. (b. 1950).
Signed Photograph

Signed Jennie Walton photograph of the Russian ballerina at the barre, with inscription "Best wishes / Galina Panova / 1980."  Very fine.  3.5 x 5.5 inches (8.9 x 14 cm.). Read More...

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117. [Dance] Park, Merle. (b. 1937).
Signed Photograph in "La Bayadère"

Signed Royal Opera House promotional photograph of the British ballet dancer, who has inscribed "To Paul / with Best Wishes," in costume for a Royal Ballet production of La Bayadère.  Royal Opera House stamp to verso.  Light edge wear, else very fine.  7.5 x 9.5 inches (19 x 24.1 cm.). Read More...

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118. [Dance] Plisetskaya, Maya. (b. 1925) [Natalia Roslavleva].
Signed Russian Biography

Soviet Union: [Russian Publishing House]. 1968. First edition. 8vo. 108 pp. plus 86 full page black and white photographs. Original white cloth boards, with dustjacket showing full image of the great dancer. Front joint weak, jacket rather worn, otherwise in very good condition. Boldly signed "Maya Plisetskaya" in blue ink on the title-page. Read More...

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

Candid black and white photograph of the Soviet-born ballerina, choreographer, director, and actress who embodied the Bolshoi Theater in the second half of the twentieth century, signed "M Plisetskaya" in Cyrillic script.  Very fine.  5 x 7 inches (12.7 x 17.8 cm.). Read More...

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120. [Dance] Segovia, Rosita. (1920–2003).
Signed Photograph

Signed photograph of the Spanish dancer and actress, who has inscribed "To Paul en recuerdo / Rosita Segovia."  S. Hurok Presents stamp to verso.  Fine.  7 x 9.25 inches (17.8 x 24.1 cm.). Read More...

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