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  • Book/Printed Material
    Modern dancing Book. print | 175 p., [5] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. | by Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Castle ; with many illustrations from photographs and moving pictures of the newest dances for which the authors posed ; introduction by Elisabeth Marbury. (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional...
    • Contributor: World Syndicate Co. - Castle, Vernon
    • Date: 1914

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Trattato teorico-prattico di ballo,
    Trattato di ballo teorico-prattico Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    This manual represents one of the most important sources on dance technique for the second half of the eighteenth century and is a critical link between Baroque dance and early romantic ballet. Part one is divided into sixty sections describing various aspects of dance beginning with a statement on the utility of dance, and feet positions. The manual continues with descriptions of many steps,...
    • Contributor: Magri, Gennaro
    • Date: 1779
  • Book/Printed Material
    Dancing and prompting, etiquette and deportment of society and ball room Book. print | 48 p. 17 cm. | [By] Professor Bonstein [pseud.] (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). First three-couples forward and back; all turn partners half round; six forward and back again; all swing partners to places; first two couples...
    • Contributor: White, Smith & Co. - Bonstein (Professor) - Bonstein
    • Date: 1884

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The German How to give it. How to lead it. How to dance it Book. print | 132 p. 20 cm. | By two amateur leaders. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). 3477ndash;5
    • Contributor: Jansen, McClurg and Co.
    • Date: 1879

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin
    Directions for dancing country dances
    Book. print | 2 v. in 1. 11 x 20 cm. | Vol. 2, 2d ed., has imprint: Printed for H. Playford, 1698. First ed. published 1651 [i.e. 1650] under title: The English dancing-master. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Printed by J. Heptinstall, for H. Playford - Playford, John - Playford, Henry
    • Date: 1698

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Manuel du cotillon
    Cotillon, manuel de la danse
    Book. print | 122 p. illus., col. plates. 18 cm. | Folded broadside mounted on back cover: Polka, mazurke, schotisch et valse. Théories réunies et publiées par Eugéne Clément ... Paris, L'auteur [n.d.] illus. 44 1/2 x 40 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...
    • Contributor: Ouachée
    • Date: 1890

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The dancer's guide and ball-room companion Book. print | 27 p. 15 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). Address FRANK M. REED, 139 Eighth Street, New York.
    • Contributor: Frank M. Reed
    • Date: 1874

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The ball-room manual of contra dances and social cotillons with remarks on quadrilles and Spanish dance Book. print | iv, [5]-30, ii p. 8 cm. | Introduction signed: W. H. Q. 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). 36, Cornhill,…Boston
    • Contributor: H. G. O. Washburn - G. W. Cottrell
    • Date: 1863

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Assistant for A. Dodworth's pupils Book. print | 48 p. diagrs. 10 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). The word useful is here used with a full sense 0047 48 of its meaning and importance, for we sincerely believe that “our Good Father in Heaven” has given...
    • Contributor: Nesbitt & Co., Printers - Dodworth, Allen
    • Date: 1873

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Dick's quadrille call-book, and ball-room prompter To which is added a sensible guide to etiquette and proper deportment in the ball and assembly room, besides seventy pages of dance music for the ...
    Quadrille call-book, and ball-room prompter
    Book. print | 230 p. 18 cm. | Music: p. 161-230. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Dick & Fitzgerald
    • Date: 1878

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Assistant for A. Dodworth's pupils Book. print | 64 p. diagrs. 10 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). The word useful is here used with a full sense of its meaning and importance, for we sincerely believe that “Our Good Father in Heaven” has given us this...
    • Contributor: Nesbitt & Co., Printers - Dodworth, Allen
    • Date: 1878

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Prof. Clendenen's fashionable quadrille book and guide to etiquette
    Fashionable quadrille call book and guide to etiquette | Professor Clendenen's fashionable quadrille book and guide to etiquette
    Book. print | 1 p.l., 62 p. 15 cm. | Cover title. LC copy imperfect: cover wanting. 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). 511
    • Contributor: F.L. Clendenen - Clendenen, F. Leslie (Frank Leslie) - Clendenen, F. Leslie
    • Date: 1895

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Nouveau manuel complet de la danse ou, Traité théorique et pratique de cet art depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à nos jours
    Encyclopédie-Roret, Danse
    Book. print | 2 p.l., iv, 111, [1] p. 16 cm. | par Blasis ... (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). BAR-SUR-SEINE. —IMP. SAILLARD
    • Contributor: Librairie Encyclopédique De Roret - Blasis, Carlo
    • Date: 1866

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Brookes on modern dancing containing a full description of all dances, as practised in the ball room and at private parties, together with an essay on etiquette Biography. Book. print | 2 p.l., [3]-94, [10] p. 19 cm. | By L. De G. Brookes. (Statement Of Responsibility). Includes music. 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). 3477–62
    • Contributor: [the Author] - Brookes, L. De G. (Laurence De Garmo) - Brookes, L. De G.
    • Date: 1867

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The ball-room monitor, or, Guide to the learner containing the most complete sets of quadrilles ever published
    Ball-room monitor
    Book. print | 63 p. 13 cm. | By Professor C. Brooks. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). I publish One Hundred different kinds of Song Books, Prices, 10, 15 and 25 cents; sent by mail.
    • Contributor: J. H. Johnson - Brooks, C. (Professor) - Brooks, C.
    • Date: 1866

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Masquerades, tableaux and drills Book. print | 144 p. incl. illus., pl. 24 cm. | Cover title. 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). It should be remembered that the more daintily clad the little ones are, the prettier will be the general effect of the drill and its...
    • Contributor: Butterick Publishing Co. - Butterick Publishing Company
    • Date: 1906

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  • Book/Printed Material
    J.W. Pepper's universal dancing master, prompter's call book and violinist's guide containing a description of all the figures and full explanation of the different steps used in dancing, together with the music ...
    Universal dancing master, prompter's call book and violinist's guide | Prompter's call book
    Book. print | 110 p. : ill. ; 27 cm. | by Lucien O. Carpenter. (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: J.W. Pepper - Carpenter, Lucien O.
    • Date: 1882

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The drawing-room dances Book. print | xii, iv, [5]-149 p. viii pl. (incl. front.) 18 cm. | By Cellarius. (Statement Of Responsibility). Illustration on t.-p. 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). LBM 3
    • Contributor: E. Churton - Cellarius, Henri
    • Date: 1847

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  • Book/Printed Material
    La danse des salons Book. print | 174 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm. | par Cellarius ; dessins de Gavarni ; gravés par Lavieille. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). V-1 1943
    • Contributor: Chez L'auteur - Cellarius, Henri
    • Date: 1849

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Metodicheskoe rukovodstvo k obuchenīi︠u︡ tant︠s︡am v sredne-uchebnykh zavedenīi︠a︡kh s prilozhenīem rukovodstva dli︠a︡ dirizherov s 157-i︠u︡ figurami dli︠a︡ kadrili︠a︡, mazurki, valʹsa, polʹki i kotilʹona : posobīe dli︠a︡ uchiteleĭ tant︠s︡ev v kadetskikh korpusakh Book. print | 189 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. | sostavil A.D. Chisti︠a︡kov. (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: [S.N.] - Chisti︠a︡kov, A. D. (Aleksandr Dmitrīevich) - Chisti︠a︡kov, A. D.
    • Date: 1893

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  • Notated Music
    15e.[-30e.] recueil des contre-danses et walzes
    Recueil des contre-danses et walzes | 28e. recueil des contre-danses et waltzes
    Book. print | 1 score (30[?] v.) ; 19 cm. | par Louis Julien Clarchies. (Statement Of Responsibility). Principally for 2 violins. Title from t.p. of recueil 15 (the number is in ms. on the engraved t.p.). Recueil 28 has variant publisher statement: Chez Frere père. Each vol. of 45 p. contains several contre-danses, each accompanied by dance instructions, followed by several waltzes and...
    • Contributor: Chez Frere - Clarchies, Louis Julien
    • Date: 179?-18

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Dancing at home and abroad
    Dancing academy
    Book. print | 104 p. 20 cm. | By C. H. Cleveland, Jr. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). Copyright, MDCCCLXXVIII, by O. DITSON & Co.
    • Contributor: O. Ditson & Co. - Cleveland, C. H. (Jr) - Cleveland, C. H.
    • Date: 1878

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Dancing made easy Book. print | 3 p.l., 11-277 p. front. (port.) illus., diagrs. 19 cm. | by Charles J. Coll and Gabrielle Rosiere. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). As these variations of the Waltz step are only slightly progressive the necessity for...
    • Contributor: E. J. Clode - Coll, Charles J.
    • Date: 1922

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Coulon's hand-book containing all the last new and fashionable dances Book. print | xii, 99, [1] p. front. (port.) illus. 13 cm. | By Coulon ... (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). W. OSTELL, HART STREET, BLOOMSBURY.
    • Contributor: Jullien & Co. - Coulon
    • Date: 1860

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Handbook of ball-room dancing Book. print | 2 p.l., 88 p. diagrs. 20 cm. | by Paymaster-Commander A. M. Cree, R.N., with an introduction by George Grossmith; illustrated with diagrams. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). 3477-3
    • Contributor: John Lane - John Lane Co. - Cree, Aubrey McMahon
    • Date: 1920

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