The authority on the ballet tells of the tour taken by the de Basil troupe to Adelalde, Madeleine, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, New Zealand and America. The members of the troupe, their escapades, the receptions in various towns, the performances. The book ends with a discussion of various ballet organizations. The ballet on tour is a new slant on the subject. It is a gossipy, entertaining book, good reading, though not as important as his earlier books.