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Kirstein, Lincoln, Blast at Ballet: A Corrective for the American Audience, New York, self-published, 1938, 8vo (9" x 6"), SB, perfect bd off-white illus paper wraps w/ black titles, VG- / none. Spine wrap missing & now archivally repaired, losses at foot of front wrap 1" and .75" high, rear wrap missing, chipping to rear, soiled & age-darkened, edgeworn, several pp. w/ sm closed tears.

128 pp. History and critique of the art of ballet, its music and participants. Essays reprinted from sources such as The Nation, The New Republic, Town & Country, and Vogue, between 1933 and 1938. Three appendices: The Repertory of the American Ballet Companies, Edward Godon Craig's Marginal Notes on the "Golden Age" of Serge de Diaghilev, and A Letter to "Time," Concerning "Orpheus" at the Metropolitan Opera, From Glenway Wescott.    [Book ID # 864]


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