Dance Index: Volume 5, Number 9: September, 1946

Price: 40.00 USD

New York: Dance Index - Ballet Caravan Incorporated, 1946. 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall (large). Slight soiling, rubbing and browning to wrappers (chiefly at edges); previous owner's ink name in upper left corner of upper wrapper; slight internal browning to edges. [3], 208-227, [1] pages (including wrappers). Issue devoted to the article "Birth of the Waltz" by Paul Nettl; notable for the period illustrations (including the lower wrapper facsimile of the beginning of "The Waltz: An Apostrophic Hymn. By Horace Hornem, esq." (i.e. Lord Byron) in its original 1813 printing (first 10 lines; from a copy in the New York Public Library). Introductory comment by Marian Eames; includes musical examples as well as bibliographical references. Rare in any condition. First Edition. Very Good -.


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