New York: Dance Index - Ballet Caravan Incorporated, 1946. Over 20 b/w Illustrations (including facsimiles); Few Musical Examples. First Edition. Paperback. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (large). Very Good -. Item #L059700
Slight soiling, rubbing and browning to wrappers (chiefly at edges); slight internal browning to edges. , 208-227,  pages (including wrappers). Issue devoted to the article "Birth of the Waltz" by Paul Nettl; notable for the period illustrations (including the lower wrapper facsimile of the beginning of "The Waltz: An Apostrophic Hymn. By Horace Hornem, esq." (i.e. Lord Byron) in its original 1813 printing (first 10 lines; from a copy in the New York Public Library). Introductory comment by Marian Eames; includes musical examples as well as bibliographical references. Rare in any condition.