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Title: Dance and Drama in Bali. Reprinted.
Description: London, Faber & Faber, 1952. Large 8°, original cloth, red morocco gilt lettered label at head of spine, dustjacket. (xx), 343pp. With 112 plates after orig. photographs by Walter Spies, folded sketch-map of the Island of Bali, many music-scores in text, extensive footnotes, additional notes, stories, glossary-index, table of contents, preface by Arthur Waley. Ceremonial dances, Sanghyang and Ketjak, drama of magic: Barong, Tjalonarang; Gamboeh, Tjoepak, and Tantri; WajangWong; dramatic Baris; Topèng; Ardja and Basoer, &c. WITH a 2-line X-mas message directed to a dutch friend, text in dutch, 2 lines and signed Beryl de Zoete, on a postcard, postmarked London W., December 20, 1946, original stamp preserved, pasted on recte of first blank lve., and another card, with a 5-line Ms. message in ink, undated and unmarked, signed Beryl, pasted on verso of front boards; AND a greeting card, with a 2-line message in Ms. in ink, in english, signed Beryl de Zoete, postmarked and with stamp, London, December 20, 1946, loosely inserted. Still a standard-work on Balinese dance and drama, with excellent photographs by Walter Spies. Good to very good copy, WITH dustjacket. (general fraying to extremities of dustjacket).

Keywords: bali dance drama theatre barong cultural heritage history walter spies ceremonies history colonialism indonesia southeast asia performing art

Price: EUR 750.00 = appr. US$ 815.14 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 46108