The Book of the Dance

By: Genthe, Arnold

Price: $75.00

Quantity: 1 available


Presumed second edition; first edition likely published in 1916. Printed and bound in the USA. 10.25 x 6.75 inches. Dark blue buckram with fairly crisp gilt-stamped lettering and image to the front board and with somewhat faded lettering to the spine. Moderately bumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. Front hinge tender but text block remains firmly bound in. xvii and 227 numbered pages, including 92 full-page photographs of dancers. 6 of the photographs are in color. The color plates transferred to paper by the Beck Engraving Company, Philadelphia and the monochrome photographs were printed by Edward Stern & Company, Philadelphia. All plates on semi-glossy stock. Photographs include images of Maud Allan, Ruth St. Denis, and Anna Pavlowa, among others. Rear pastedown with the tiny sticker of original bookseller, Paul Elder & Co. Else a very clean copy, inside and out. No remainder marks. Gently read. There is no dust jacket present. A Very Good Minus copy. Genthe was a distinguished photographer perhaps best known for his images of San Francisco's Chinatown of old.

Title: The Book of the Dance

Author Name: Genthe, Arnold

Illustrator: Genthe, Arnold

Categories: Film and Photography, Dance and Music,

Publisher: Boston, MA, U.S.A., International Publishers: 1920

Binding: Buckram

Book Condition: Very Good Minus

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 007211