Ted Shawn / Gods Who Dance Signed 1st Edition 1929
Author: Shawn, Ted Title: Gods Who Dance Publication: New York: E. Signed by Ted Shawn on the ffep. Publisher's red cloth, spine lettered in black in illustrated jacket. Boards rubbed along edges, spine a bit dulled. Former owner's name to ffep else clean internally. Jacket with shallow chipping at spine ends, darkening to spine, and edge wear. Copiously illustrated with photographs, the book reads as a travel narrative of Shawn and his wife, Ruth St. Denis's trip to India, China, Japan, Burma, Java, Tibet, Ceylon, and North Africa.
Shawn and his dancers from the Los Angeles Denishawn School, which he opened in 1915, performed in each country and also observed the traditional dances and techniques. Uncommon in the beautiful art deco jacket and signed. Subject: Music and Performing Arts. Based in Gig Harbor, WA, we offer all manner of rare books, ephemera, and more.
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