Small group of ephemeral material relating to modern dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, founders of the Jacob's Pillow dance festival
by [ST. DENIS, Ruth 1877-1968]
- The Denishawn Magazine A Quarterly Review Devoted to The Art of the Dance. Vol. I nos. 1 and 3, 1925. Folio. Decorative wrappers with border design by Bernice Oehler. No. l: 16 pp. + 8 pp. souvenir program laid in. Designs by Oehler within text. Numerous photographic illustrations of dancers and productions. No. 3: 16 pp. + 3 photographic plates. Disbound. Printed by The Roycrofters at their press in East Aurora, New York. Printed n heavy laid paper. - Brochure announcing the publication of Ted Shawn's monumental two-volume set, Ruth St. Denis: Pioneer and Prophet, Being a History of her Cycle of Oriental Dances. San Francisco: Howell, 1920 and printed by the fine press printer John Henry Nash in San Francisco. Undated, by ca. 1920 or slightly earlier. With list of subscribers and a 4-page introduction by Professor William Dallam Armes of the University of California, also editor of the text of the work. Five of the tipped-in photographic illustrations from the book are also tipped into this brochure. With a detailed list of plates including subject, photographer, and source. Quarto. Orignal wrappers. 8ff. Printed on heavy art paper. Worn; occasional minor staining; one plated creased at corners. - 3 souvenir programs for the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Season 1952/53, 1965, and 1967. Quarto. Original wrappers. With text and numerous photogrpahic illustrations of the dancers and life at the Pillow. Slightly worn.
(Inventory #: 27816)
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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