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Ballet Pocket Series
Publisher: Newman Wolsey; then: Adam & Charles Black.
Country: United Kingdom. Date: 1945-49.


Petrouucha - Posner (Ballet Pocket Series/A. and C. Black) (image)

Petrouchka: The Story of the Ballet by Sandy Posner.
London, Adam and Charles Black, 1949 (2nd ed.) (The Ballet Pocket Series No. 4).
Hardback bound in red cloth (small image of ballet dancer stamped on front panel). Dust wrapper. Colour and black and white line drawings. Size: 8 x 12.5 cm.


BALLET POCKET SERIES (ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK)
Series Note: This hardback series was originally published by Newman Wolsey, of Leister, England, in c. 1945, and then, from 1945-49, by Adam & Charles Black, of London.

"Each book tells the story of the ballet and gives details of its first production, the dancers who created the roles and the company who presented it."

Format: Miniature-sized hardback (8cm x 12.5cm) with pictorial dust wrapper. Each volume comprises c. 96 pages with line illustrations (mainly by Joyce Millen).

Price: 2/6 (two shillings and sixpence).

Arranged alphabetically by title

Le Beau Danube and Le Tricorne (The Three-Cornered Hat): The Story of the Ballets - Marion Robertson.

La Boutique Fantasque: The Story of the Ballet - Marion Robertson.

Coppelia: The Story of the Ballet - Sandy Posner.

Giselle: The Story of the Ballet - Sandy Posner.

Hamlet and Miracle in the Gorbals: The Story of the Ballets - Marion Robertson.

L'Oiseau de Feu (The Firebird) and Scheherazade: The Story of the Ballets - Marion Robertson.

Petrouchka: The Story of the Ballet - Sandy Posner.

Rake's Progress and Checkmate: The Story of the Ballets - Marion Robertson.

The Sleeping Princess: The Story of the Ballet - Sandy Posner.

Swan Lake (Le Lac des Cygnes): The Story of the Ballet - Marion Robertson.


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