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Book nr:24835
Author:CAHUSAC
Title:La danse ancienne et moderne ou traité historique de la danse
Town:La Haye
Publisher:Jean Neaulme
Year:1754
Description:3 tomes en 1 vol. in-12°, (2), xxxii, (4), 168, (16); (2), 180, (16); (2), 168, (12) pp. Cont. mottled cf. w. dec. gilt back, brown label & red edges. (Top of spine slightly dam., a few tiny holes in bind., a bit browned in a few places).
Note:One of the most important histories of the dance, quoted by many dance historians. Volume I. discusses the dances of many ancient civilizations; volume II. discusses dance in France and the modern political and religious judgment of dance as a sin. Volume III. treats the story of ballet at Versailles and how Louis XIV influenced dance.
Price:€700
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