Kirstein, Lincoln. (1907 - 1996)

Dance: A Short History of Class Theatrical Dancing - INSCRIBED TO MONROE WHEELER

New York: P. Putnam's Sons. 1935. First. 8vo. Full light blue cloth, red-embossed spine, original cream and red-brown printed dj, illustrated endpapers, top edge red.  Inscribed by the author to Kirstein's friend Monroe Wheeler, "for Monroe with love and thanks. Nov. 15, 1935. L.E.K." DJ slightly tattered at extremities, otherwise a fine copy. From the estate of Monroe Wheeler. 

An interesting association copy from the American writer, impresario, art connoisseur, and cultural figure in New York City who, with George Balanchine, founded the New York City Ballet (first known as the "Ballet Society") in 1948. With the bookstamp of Monroe Wheeler, former Director of Exhibitions and Publications at the Museum of Modern Art, and his lifelong companion, writer Glenway Wescott.  (21501)

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