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'An Early Glimpse of Ballets Russes' Draft/ Proof

 
'An Early Glimpse of Ballets Russes' Draft/ Proof by BOWDEN, Nancy; Mary Clarke; Cyril Beaumont [Diaghilev] (1982)
Author: BOWDEN, Nancy; Mary Clarke; Cyril Beaumont [Diaghilev]
Title: 'An Early Glimpse of Ballets Russes' Draft/ Proof
 
Year: 1982
Publisher: Dancing Times
Place: London
Dust Jacket: No
Signed: Yes
 
Price: £95
 
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[pp5 typescript; corrected proof; typed letter; vintage photograph.] Original typed article and corrected proof concerning the discovery of two chalk drawings of 'the Diaghilev Ballet, in Les Sylphides and Le Carnaval' written by Nancy Bowden, an assistant to the London dance historian, Cyril Beaumont. Accompanying proof photocopy sent by the editor of Dancing Times, Mary Clark, to Bowden with several tiny corrections in the writer's hand. Additionally a longish typed letter from Clark to Bowden about her caring responsibilities, 'The penalty of being an only child - it is all, metaphorically, beer and skittles when you are young but not much fun at the other end!' Vintage photo of Nancy Bowden's employer the dance historian and bookshop owner Cyril Beaumont with a book and some young dancers; 'Jack Blake Photography' stamp to verso.
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