Favorite stories of the ballet

Cover of: Favorite stories of the ballet | Riordan, James

Published by Rand McNally in Chicago .

Written in English

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  • Ballets -- Stories, plots, etc. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Ballets -- Stories, plots, etc.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 123-124.

Book details

StatementJames Riordan ; illustrated by Victor Ambrus ; foreword by Rudolf Nureyev.
ContributionsAmbrus, Victor G., ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1790.A1 R56 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination124 p. :
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2867444M
ISBN 100528821784
LC Control Number84042778
OCLC/WorldCa11643214

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