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Lecomte, Valentine (b. 1872) The Dance of Isadora Duncan , Signed Copy Presented by the Publisher.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1200
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$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Lecomte, Valentine (b. 1872) The Dance of Isadora Duncan, Signed Copy Presented by the Publisher. Paris: Raymond Duncan, [1952]. First edition, number fifty-five of 100 copies printed; inscribed on title page by Raymond Duncan (1874-1966) to poet and dramatist Percy MacKaye (1875-1956); in the original limp paper wrapper, illustrated with forty-five leaves of plates, some spotting to wraps, 12 3/4 x 10 in.
"An authentic document of our beloved Isadora and my hands weaving all together, so binding our affection together - Percy, Isadora, and I - a good triangle."

Provenance: The collection of Percy MacKaye (1875-1956), by descent to Marion MacKaye Ober.
Estimate $300-400


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Percy MacKaye, Isadora Duncan, Raymond Duncan, Paris, poet, Marion MacKaye

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