Small group of ephemeral material relating to modern dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, founders of the Jacob's Pillow dance festival. Ruth ST. DENIS.
Small group of ephemeral material relating to modern dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, founders of the Jacob's Pillow dance festival.

Small group of ephemeral material relating to modern dance pioneers Ruth St. Denis and Ted Shawn, founders of the Jacob's Pillow dance festival.

- The Denishawn Magazine A Quarterly Review Devoted to The Art of the Dance. Vol. I nos. 1 and 3, 1925. Folio. Decorative wrappers with border design by Bernice Oehler. No. l: 16 pp. + 8 pp. souvenir program laid in. Designs by Oehler within text. Numerous photographic illustrations of dancers and productions. No. 3: 16 pp. + 3 photographic plates. Disbound. Printed by The Roycrofters at their press in East Aurora, New York. Printed n heavy laid paper.

- Brochure announcing the publication of Ted Shawn's monumental two-volume set, Ruth St. Denis: Pioneer and Prophet, Being a History of her Cycle of Oriental Dances. San Francisco: Howell, 1920 and printed by the fine press printer John Henry Nash in San Francisco. Undated, by ca. 1920 or slightly earlier. With list of subscribers and a 4-page introduction by Professor William Dallam Armes of the University of California, also editor of the text of the work. Five of the tipped-in photographic illustrations from the book are also tipped into this brochure. With a detailed list of plates including subject, photographer, and source. Quarto. Orignal wrappers. 8ff. Printed on heavy art paper. Worn; occasional minor staining; one plated creased at corners.

- 3 souvenir programs for the Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Season 1952/53, 1965, and 1967. Quarto. Original wrappers. With text and numerous photogrpahic illustrations of the dancers and life at the Pillow. Slightly worn. Item #27816

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