Book/Printed Material The art of dancing explained by reading and figures whereby the manner of performing the steps is made easy by a new and familiar method Art of dancing explain'd

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Title
The art of dancing explained by reading and figures whereby the manner of performing the steps is made easy by a new and familiar method
Other Title
Art of dancing explain'd
Contributor Names
Tomlinson, Kellom.
Created / Published
Printed for the author, London, 1735, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Dance -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
-  Minuet (Dance) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc -- Early works to 1800
-  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals
Genre
book
Notes
-  being the original work, first design'd in the year 1724, and now published by Kellom Tomlinson, dancing-master ... In two books. (statement of responsibility)
-  The frontispiece is dated 1754.
-  Many of the plates contain tunes for the dances which they illustrate.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)
Form
print
electronic resource
remote
Extent
12 p.l., [3]-159, [1] p. front. (port.) 37 pl. 30 x 23 cm.
Repository
Music Division
Library of Congress Control Number
20010870
Online Format
online text
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image
Description
Book. print | 12 p.l., [3]-159, [1] p. front. (port.) 37 pl. 30 x 23 cm. | being the original work, first design'd in the year 1724, and now published by Kellom Tomlinson, dancing-master ... In two books. (Statement Of Responsibility). The frontispiece is dated 1754. Many of the plates contain tunes for the dances which they illustrate. 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). Witnefs our Hands, Alex. Jackson, Joseph Jackson,Dancing-Mafters.
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Tomlinson, Kellom. The Art of Dancing Explained by Reading and Figures Whereby the Manner of Performing the Steps Is Made Easy by a New and Familiar Method. Printed for the author, London, monographic, 1735. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/20010870/. (Accessed September 19, 2017.)

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Tomlinson, K. (1735) The Art of Dancing Explained by Reading and Figures Whereby the Manner of Performing the Steps Is Made Easy by a New and Familiar Method. Printed for the author, London, monographic. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/20010870/.

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Tomlinson, Kellom. The Art of Dancing Explained by Reading and Figures Whereby the Manner of Performing the Steps Is Made Easy by a New and Familiar Method. Printed for the author, London, monographic, 1735. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/20010870/>.