Danilova, Alexandra. (1903–1997) [Twysden, A. E.]
Alexandra Danilova - SIGNED
New York: Kamin Dance Publishers. 1947.
Signed volume from the important ballerina, who was a star at St. Petersburg's Imperial Ballet, with the Ballets Russes under Sergei Diaghilev, and then with the Ballets Russes de Monto Carlo after Diaghilev's death. She has signed and inscribed on the title page to Paul McMahon: "To Paul / Most sincerely / Alexandra Danilova." 175 pp. Softcover. Black and white illustrations throughout. Some light edge wear and discoloration to the wrappers; overall very good. Protected in a plastic slipcover. 6 x 9.25 inches (15.5 x 23.5 cm).
From the library of Paul McMahon, a critic, photographer and artist who worked for more than 13 years touring with Marlene Dietrich as the icon’s stage manager, announcer, dresser, secretary and escort, and later spent 25 years as an arts and entertainment reviewer and photographer with Gay Community News, Esplanade, Tommy’s Connection, The Mirror, Bay Windows and other publications.