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  • A treatise on the art of dancing.

    Originally published in 1762 and reissued in 1765, this work borrows heavily from previously published materials, including the works of Locke, Goldini, and especially John Weaver's 1712 An Essay towards a history of dancing. Gallini (1728-1805) presents a history of dance, arguments for learning the art of dance, and a discourse on the minuet. Especialy interesting are Gallini's comments on European and non-European dance, ...

    • Contributor: Gallini, Giovanni Andrea - Printed for the Author and Sold by R. Dodsley [Etc.]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1772

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  • Dancing

    Book. print | xvii, 454 p. front., illus. (incl. music) plates. 19 cm. | Short contributions by Mrs. Wordsworth, Miss Middleton, the Hon. Mrs. Armytage and the Countess of Ancaster. First edition, 1895. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Longmans, Green - Frazer, (Lily Grove) (Lady) - Frazer
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1907

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  • A treatise on the theory and practice of dancing with an appropriate poem, in two cantos, and plates illustrative of the art

    Book. print | 6 p.l., 88 p. front., 3 col. pl. 18 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by William Folds - Cassidy, James P.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1810

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  • The dance, ancient and modern

    Book. print | 32 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Moore
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1900

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  • Traité de la danse contenant la théorie et l'histoire des danses anciennes et modernes. Avec toutes les figures les plus nouvelles du cotillon

    Book. print | 1 p.l., 206 p. illus. 16 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: H. Delarue Et Cie - Desrat, G.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1900

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  • La danse ancienne et moderne, ou Traité historique de la danse.

    This three-volume work on dance history describes dance from its origins through the court fêtes of Louis XIV. Volume one stresses the importance of studying the theories of all the arts and covers the dance history of numerous ancient civilizations including Greek, Roman, Turkish, and Egyptian. Volume two describes the renaissance of the arts and the origins of ballet to 1610. Volume three focuses ...

    • Contributor: Cahusac, Louis De - Chez J. Neaulme
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1754

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  • La danse Comment on dansait, comment on danse

    Book. print | ix, 418 p. front., illus., plates (part col.) 28 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Garnier Frères - Charbonnel, Raoul
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1899

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  • Histoire anecdotique et pittoresque de la danse chez les peuples anciens et modernes

    Book. print | 128 p. 16 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Aubry - Fertiault, F. (François) - Fertiault, F.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1854

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