Lot 212 of 350:
Modern Dance w/ original lithograph and autographs 1/500  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$660
$300 - $500

Modern Dance

Stewart, Virginia, editor

[New York]

[E. Weyhe]



Illustrated from photographs by Edward Weston, Soichi Sunami, Ben Pinchot, Ch. Rudolph, Marcus Blechman and H. Hewitt, and an original lithographic frontispiece by Elise. (4to), original wrappers, housed in custom drop back box with marbled boards backed with red morocco, spine lettered in gilt. No. 132 of 500 copies, designed by Merle Armitage. First Edition.. 

Original lithograph, #132 of 500, signed and numbered by the artist Elise. A wonderful collection of modern dance luminaries and their signatures. On the autograph pages at the rear of the book are the pasted-on autographs of all the contributors with the exception of Kreutzberg.

Includes contributions by Mary Wigman, Paul Love, Martha Graham, Doris Humprey, Charles Weidman, Hanya Holm, Palucca, Artur Michel, Harald Kreutzbert and Hanns Hastings.

Lot Amendments

Light wear to wrappers, darkening to spine; light toning to page edges; very good.

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