Author: Pigeon Crowle
Publisher: London, Faber and Faber Limited, 1952
First edition inscribed by Beryl Grey to fellow dancer Werner Klausen “To dear Werner with my fond good wishes and thanks, Beryl Oslo Nov 1957.
8vo., original cloth with price-clipped dust wrapper. Spine of wrapper sunned otherwise a very good copy.
Loosely enclosed is a Christmas card from Grey to Klausen for 1957 in original envelope with printed salutation and black and white portrait photograph. Also enclosed is an autograph letter from Grey to her partner. “My dear Werner, I felt I must write to thank you again for partnering me so well in Sylphides – it was such a pleasure to dance with you.” She goes on to say how much she also enjoyed the post-performance celebrations “It was such a happy evening afterwards. I am glad we went to Bloms, there is something special in the atmosphere there. I shall certainly look back on happy times there. Let us hope it will be possible for us to dance together again.”