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Anna Pawlowa

Manz, Gustav

Published by A. W. Hayn's Erben, Potsdam, 1927
Condition: g+ to vg Soft cover
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Quarto. Unpaginated. [16], [2]pp. Original decorative glassine over photo-illustrated wrappers depicting Anna Pavlova as the Dying Swan on front cover, and the prima ballerina in costume for Syrian Dance on back cover. Splendid monograph on the art of Anna Pavlova (1881-1931), a celebrated Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. She was a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. Pavlova is most recognized for the creation of the role The Dying Swan and, with her own company, became the first ballerina to tour ballet around the world. Laid in a 1927 2-page program announcing a ballet performance at the Großer Saal des Breslauer Konzerthaus featuring Anna Pavlova and her ballet company, with the participation of Laurent Novikoff, under the direction of Hans Oswald Fenslein. This work is splendidly illustrated with 16 b/w and 1 duo-tone photographic reproductions. Moderate creasing, sunning and sporadic and tiny chipping along edges of glassine. Text in German. Glassine in overall good, wrappers and interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 37106

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Title: Anna Pawlowa

Publisher: A. W. Hayn's Erben, Potsdam

Publication Date: 1927

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:g+ to vg

Edition: First edition.

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