The Diaghilev Ballet, 1909-1929 :: S. L. (Sergey Leonidovich) Grigoriev soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Constable, 1953, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white plates; Fold-out plate to the rear; Appendix;
From the cover: The Diaghilev Ballet lasted from 1909 to 1929; and from its beginning to its end Serge Grigoriev acted as regisseur that is to say he was responsible for every aspect of the venture save its finance. During 1950 he began reading back among the logs of the Ballets many seasons, and decided that, after all, he would write what no one else could write the story of Diaghilevs extraordinary enterprise.
His book offers a chronology of annals, beg…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with heavier tanning to the spine which is a little frayed at the ends. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block and the blanks. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Grey boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [X] 289 pages. Index. 8¾” x 6″.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my Ballet catalogue?