Dancing By Mrs Lilly Grove... and other writers with musical examples. Illustrated By Percy MacQuoid and by numerous reproductions of engravings, prints and photographs
by GROVE, Lilly
London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1895. Limited to 250 copies, this number 240. De Moroda 1161. Magriel pp. 30-31 (another edition). Beaumont p. 94. Niles and Leslie pp. 204-205."This book is a volume in the series known as The Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes, and is intended to afford popular information regarding the history of dancing, at all periods and in all countries. The author displays a considerable acquaintance with the literature on the Dance, and her book contains much useful and varied information." Beaumont. "This is a popular book on the Dance, much in the style of Gaston Vuillier but even more diversified in material." Niles & Leslie.. Quarto. Half dark blue textured leather with orange cloth boards, coat of arms gilt to upper, titling gilt to spine. 1f. (limitation statement), 1f. (half title), 1f. (frontispiece), 1f. (title), [vii]-xix pp. (dedication, preface, contents, and illustrations), [i] (blank), 496 + 37 full-page plates. With musical examples. With fine engraved heraldic bookplate "Ex Grege Johannis Platt, Clifton Lodge, Llandudno" to front pastedown designed by the British artist and book illustrator John Dickson Batton (1860-1932), Binding worn, rubbed, and bumped. Some foxing; minor wear to edges.
(Inventory #: 25372)
Musical Autographs and Manuscripts; Rare Books on Music and Dance; First and Early Editions of Printed Music; Prints, Drawings and Ephemera relating to Music and Dance including Opera and Ballet.
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