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A Dancing MasterThe Art of Dancing1850EprLondon c.1850 Milner and Co., Ltd
A GentlemanEtiquette for gentlemen1839EHPhiladelphia 1839 Lindsay & Blakiston (HUW)(PJPxb)
A GentlemanThe Etiquette of the Ball-Room and...the Art of Dancing Quadrilles1823EprEdinburgh 1823 Printed for the Author
A GentlemanGentleman's library1760ESLondon 1760 Browne 5 ed. (OSV)(does not specifically treat ballroom etiq.)
A GentlemanThe laws of etiquette; or, Short rules and reflections for conduct in society. By a gentleman1836EHLSj#242 Philadelphia, Carey, Lea, and Blanchard, 1836. In a rapidly growing consumer market for etiquette manuals during the nineteenth century, this is an example of a manual that attempts to reinforce the authority of its contents by suggesting legal foundations in its title as well as the qualifications of its author, in this case "A Gentleman." The straightforward chapters include "Good Breeding," "Dress," "Balls," and "Funerals." Reissued throughout the 1840s, much of the manual is a paraphrasing to earlier texts. 172 p 14 cm;LOC: BJ1852.L28
A Man of FashionThe New Ball-Room Guide1844ErNew York
A Man of fashionA guide to the Ballroom and Illustrated Polka Lesson Book1850?EPTrLondon, C. Mitchell
A Professor of DancingFigures to the 18 Setts of Cotillons1842EprProvidence,R.I. 1842 n.p. Dance Descriptions only
A Teacher of DancingThe Ball-Room Guide... Drawing Room Etiquette1860cErAberdeen
Accum, FrederickTreatise on adulterations of food, and culinary poisons1820EPSt. Louis, MO 1966 Mallinckrodt Mallinckrodt collection of food classics, vol. II
Adams, Revels Alcorn (1869-)The social dance, by Dr. R. A. Adams1921ELr#017 Kansas City, Kan., The author, c1921. This antidance treatise is divided into four parts. The first part discusses the physical effects of the dance and the author concludes that habitual dancers are sick more often and women are more prone to "female weaknesses." The second section focuses on the dangers of dance on the mind and concludes that many girls fail in school because they dance too much. In the Third section, the author argues that dance is immoral and "fires the passions of young women." The concluding section is devoted to detailing passages in the Scriptures that the author interprets as supporting his arguments. 32 p. 20 cm;LOC: GV1741.A3
AgogozHints on etiquette and the usages of society1836EPLondon 1947 Turnstile
Akerhielm, Baron FredrikDansbok, 200 Kontradanser1785ErStockholm
Alcott, Louisa M.Work: a story of experiencexxxxEP1889
Alcott, Wm. A.The Young Wife, Or Duties Of A Woman In The Marriage Relation1849ERna
Aldrich, ElizabethFrom the Ballroom to Hell - Grace and Folly in Nineteenth Century Dance1991EJPNorthwestern University Press, Evanston, Illinois. pp 225;LOC: GV1619.A43
Aldrich, Kenneth RichardThe Italian Influence on Dance in the Court of Elizabeth I1979ETM.A. Thesis, University of Oregon.
Aldridge, Arthur F.Brawn and brain considered by noted athletes and thinkers1889EP1889
Alford, LucyBreak Dancing1984ET1984, Original edition-Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd, England
Allan, MozartAllan's reference Guide to the Ballroom: with a few hints on Drawing-Room Etiquette.1850EPTrGlasgow, Author, 60 South Portland Street. Sixpence.
Allen, Ida C.Mrs. Allan's cook book1917EPBoston 1917c Small, Maynard & Co. Pages loose
Allen, Lucy G.Table service1915EPBoston 1928 Little, Brown
AmericanLadies and gentleman's American EtiquettexxxxEPBoston n.d. J. Buffum
American LadyTrue politeness1847ESNew York 1853 Leavitt & Allen (OSV) (PJPxb)
American OrphanAmerican cookery: or, the art of dressing viands...1812EPWalpole, NH n.d. Walpole Historical Soc.
An American GentlemanTrue Politeness, Hand-Book Of Etiquette For Gentlemen1848ERSNew York 1848 Leavitt & Allen (OSV) (PJPxb)
An M.C.How To Dance And Guide To The Ball-Room1890cErLondon
An Opera GoerThe Lorgnette: Or Studies Of The Town1850ERN.Y.
Anderson, John MurraySocial Dancing of Today1914ET1914, NY, Frederick A. Stokes Company
Annello & DavidFootware Through the Ages1983ET1983, London, Annello & David
Anon.The Ball-Room Annual1844cErLondon
Anon.The Ball Room Guide... Contra Dances Of The Day1858ErLaconia, N.H.
Anon.The Ball-Room Preceptor And Polka Guide1851ErLondon
Anon.Dancing Taught Without A Master1879ErAberdeen
Anon.The Language And Poetry Of Flowers1870cERna
Anon.The Pocket Guide To The Dances1890cErMelbourne, Australia
Anon.Polkan, Sadan Den Dansas I Salongerna1844ErStockholm
Anon.Rock's Ball-Room Guide And Fashionable Dance Instructor1852ErLondon
Anon., C. Jeffery's. publ.Practical Guide To The Ball Room1875ErLondon
Appert, M.Art of preserving all kinds of animal and vegetable...1812EPSt. Louis, MO n.d. Mallinckrodt Mallinckrodt collection of food classics, vol. I
Applebaum, StanleySnow Songs from the Black Crook to the Red Mill1974ET1974, NY, Dove Publications
Archbold, RickLast dinner on the Titanic1997EPNew York 1997 Hyperion/Madison Menus and recipes from the great liner
Aresty, Esther B.Best behavior1970EPNew York 1970 Simon & Schuster (PJP)
Aresty, Esther B.Delectable past1964EPNew York 1964c Simon & Schuster
Armstrong, Lucie H.The Ball-Room Guide, A New And Revised Edition1890cErLondon/N.Y.
Armstrong, Lucie H.Good Form1889EPLondon 1889 White (PJP)
Arnold, LuisFlamenco Styling for the Latin-American Dances1969ET1969, S.F., Little City Lithographers
Arnold, LuisThe Three Rumbas1977ET1977
Arsdale, May B.Manners now and then1940EPNew York 1940 Harcourt Brace (PJP)
Arthur, T.S.Advice to young ladies excerpts1858EOPipestone,MN 1995 Laser Writers excerpts reprinted in Melcher, Etiquette for every occasion
Asher, SolomonDance notebook1894ELca. 1894-ca. 1936. 31, [16] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.;LOC: GV1785A77 A3 1894
Attwood, Francis G.Manners and customs of the Harvard student1877EPBoston 1877 Osgood (PJP)
Audy, RobertTap Dancing: How to teach yourself to Tap1976ET1976, NY, Vintage Books
Aunt MavorThe Fancy Dress Ball1880cERLondon
Austin, GilbertChironomia1806EP1966 (elocution)
Author of The SociableBook of 500 curious puzzles1859EP1859
Ayer, Harriet H.Harriet Hubbard Ayers's book1899EP1974 A complete and authentic treatise on the laws of health and beauty
Bancroft, Jessie H.School gymnastics, free hand1900EP1900
Barbour, ScharlieOn With The Dance, A Book Of Stunts1928ERN.Y.
Barnett, Jos. H.Barnett's broom brigade tactics, and fan drill1890EP1978
Baron, SamuelThe Cotillon, Its Plannig, Its Dancing, Its Leader1902EPNew York 1902 Pub. by the Author
Baron, SamuelProf. Baron's Complete Instructor In All Society Dances1881ErN.Y.
Bartholoman, Paul BrunoDie Tanzkunst1838ErGieffen
Bartlett, Geo. B.New games for parlor and lawn1882EP1882
Batterberry, Michael & ArianeMirror, Mirror: A Social History of Fashion1977EJT1977, New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston
Battersby, MartinArt Deco Fashion: French Desginers 1908-19251974ET1974, London/Academy editions, NY/St, Martin's Press
Bayle-Mouillard, Elisabeth F.The gentleman and lady's book of politeness and propriety of deportment1833ESBoston 1833 Allen & Ticknor (OSV)
Baynes, Ken & KateThe Shoe Show, British Shoes since 17901979ET1979, London, Crafts Council
Beale, Alfred M.Calisthenics and light gymnastics for home and school1888EP1888
Beard, D.C.American boys handy book1890EP1983
Beard, Lina and AdelinaAmerican girls handy book1887EP1987
Beaver, PatrickVictorian parlour games1974EP1995
Beecher, CatherineMiss Beecher's domestic receipt-book1846EPNew York 1859 Harper & Brothers 3rd ed.
Beecher, Catherine E.American woman's home1869EP1991
Beecher, Catherine E.Treatise on domestic economy (WANT - up to $75)1843EOBoston 1843 Webb (PJPxb)
Beecher, H.W.All around the house1881EP1881
Beeton, IsabellaBeeton's book of household management1861EPLondon 1982 Chancellor Press. Also U.S.A. 1977 Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Beeton, IsabellaBeeton's every-day cookery and housekeeping book1865EPNew York 1984 Gallery Books
Belgique, U.P.P.D.M.DEGuide Du Danseur 1924-19251925ErBruxelles
Benton, Caroline F.Little cook book for a little girl1905EP1905
Bergen, RolfDer Tanz1915cERInnsbruck
Bergengren, RalphThe Perfect Gentleman1919ET1919, reprint 1967, NY, Books for Libraries
Bergh, Lillie d'A..Correct social usage1907EHNew York N.Y. Society of Self-Culture (HUW-H5079.03.12) also 1909
Bernier, OliverThe Eighteenth-century Woman1981ET1981, NY, Doubleday Co., Inc. in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Bickham, George Jr.An Easy Introduction to Dancing1738ET1738, London
Bigglestone, Janet & Carolyn SchultzVictorian Costuming- Vol I: 1840 to 18651980ET1980, Oakland, Other Times Productions
Birch, ThomasQuadrilles1850?ETNY, Social Dance Music w/steps
Bishop, H.Six New Minuets and Twelve Country Dances1788EpLondon 1788 Longman & Broderip
Bishop, KatyHairstyles of the Victorian and Edwardian Eras1996Ej1996, the author.
Blackford, AndyDisco Dancing Tonite1979ET1979, London, Octopus Books, Ltd.
Blaike, WilliamSound bodies for our boys and girls1884EP1884
Blain, Mary E.Games for all occasions1909EP1909
Blain, Mary E.Games for Halloween1912EP1912
Blanchard, WillardCollection... Most Celebrated Country Dances1809ErWindsor, Vt
Blanchard, WillardA Collection of the Most Celebrated Countery Dancves, and Cotillions1809EpWindsor 1809 J.Cunningham
Bland, Professor and othersThe Art Of Dancing1865cErLondon
Blasis, Carlo (1803-1878)The code of Terpsichore. The art of dancing, comprising its theory and practice, and a history of its rise and progress, from the earliest times ... by C. Blasis ... Translated under the author's immediate inspection by R. Barton1830ELPr#251 London, E. Bull, 1830. This is one of several books written by Italian dancer, choreographer, and writer Blasis (1795-1878). It covers the history and theory of dance, pantomime, the composition of ballets, and contains a section devoted to social dances entitled "private dancing." Although much of the discussion on technique is identical to Blasis'S earlier treatise, Traité élémentaire théorique et pratique de l'art de la danse (1820), the manual is a comprehensive survey of ballet during the early nineteenth-century. 548 p 23 cm. ALso New York 1975 Dance Horizons.;LOC: GV1590 .B57 1830
Blitz, Prof.Boys' own book of indoor sports and choice parlor gamesxxxxEPn.d.
Blum, Stella, ed.Paris Fashions of the 1890's1984ET1984, NY, Dover
Bobbitt, Mary R.Bibliography of etiquette books published in America before 19001947ESpNew York 1947 NY Public Library (OSV)(PJPx)
Bojus, Prof. Gustav H.Dumb bell exercises1912EP912
Bonomo, JoeImprove Your Dancing1938ET1938, Hollywood
Bonstein, Prof.Dancing And Prompting1890cErBoston/New York/Chicago
Bordalo, J. J.Manual De Dança1874ERLisbon
Boston Housekeeper Mrs. N.K.M. LeeAmerican cookbook1864EPNew York 1864 James Miller Includes Cook's own book and Miss Leslie's seventy-five receipts for pastry...
Boston Housekeeper Mrs. N.K.M. LeeCook's own book1832EPAlso rev 1864. Merrifield, VA 1997 Rare Book Republishers Reset version, autographed by E.B. Stewart, editor
Boucher, Francois20.000 Years of Fashion1963ET1963, NY, Harry N. Abrams
Bowen, Louise W. de K.The public dance halls of Chicago1917EL#025 [Chicago] The Juvenile Protective Association of Chicago, 1917. This is a revised edition of a work based on an investigation done in 1910 regarding the conditions of public dance halls in Chicago. Bowen's complaints included the late hours, too much liquor, and the general behavior of men noting, "... men wear their hats; they all smoke and expectorate freely." She also suggests the waiters and other employees provide information on the location of "disreputable lodging houses," and delivers condemnation against masquerade and fancy dress balls because many women were found "attending in male attire." 13 p. 23 cm.;LOC: GV1623.B7
Brainard, IngridThe Art of Courtly Dancing in the Early Renaissance1981ETWest Newton, Mass. Privately published.
Brainard, IngridThree Court Dances of the Early Renaissance1971ETNY, Dance Notation Bureau Press.
Braun & ScheiderHistoric Costume in Pictures1975ET1975, NY, Dover
Bray, John L.Is It Wrong To Dance ?1938cERSpartanburg, N.C.
Bray, ThomasCountry Dances: Being a composition Entirely New1699ETprLondon 1699 Th. Bray
BrideBride's Favorite Collection of 200 select Country Dances, ...xxxxEpLondon n.d. Longman,Lukey,& Broderip
Britten, PhilCounty Swing & Western Dances1981ET1981, NY, Doubleday
Brock, John, ed.A Book of Morris Dance tunes1973ET1973, London, The English Folk Dance & Song Society
Broderip, Longman &Compleat Collection Of 200 Favorite Country Dances1781ErLondon
Brookes, James Hall (1830-1897)May Christians dance? By Jas. H. Brookes1869EL#028 St. Louis, J. W. McIntyre, 1869. This is a typical example of the antidance literature that was published during the nineteenth century. Although Brookes provides a weak defense of dancing, his final conclusion is that the large assemblies, indelicate dressing, "unwarrantable freedom of intercourse between the sexes," as well as uncontrolled excitement, leads to a thorough worldliness and, ultimately, to the forgetfulness of God. The manual was reissued in the 1890s under the title The modern dance. 143 p. 16 cm;LOC: GV1741.B8
Brookes, James Hall (1830-1897)The modern dance, by Jas. H. Brookes1895?ELrChicago, The Church press [189-?] This book provides arguments for and against modern dancing, along with testimonies and witnesses. It is laid out as if modern dancing was on trial and Brookes is lawyer, judge, and jury, providing a verdict at the end 119 p. illus. 18 cm.;LOC: GV1741.B83
Brookes, Lawrence De GarmoBrookes 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. By L. De G. Brookes1867ELRTjp#027 New York [The author] 1867. The format for this manual is typical of nineteenth-century dance treatises. It begins with a short discussion on the utility of dancing followed by a section devoted to etiquette of the ballroom and how to give balls. Descriptions of dances in this manual include quadrilles, waltz, polka, polka redowa, schottisch, polka mazurka, varsovienne, and the waltz in 5/4. The book concludes with eighty-seven cotillon figures and eight pages of ballroom dance music. 2 p l, 3-94, 10 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1751.B84
Brooks, C. ProfessorThe ballroom monitor; or, Guide to the learner; containing the most complete sets of quadrilles ever published1866ELjpr#030 Philadelphia, J. H. Johnson [c1866]. Like many other nineteenth-century dance manuals, much of the material in The Ball-room monitor is not original but is borrowed from previously published sources. The manual, which would fit into a pocket, contains information on quadrilles (called cotillions by Brooks), waltz, polka, redowa, and schottisch. Additionally, the manual contains numerous variety quadrilles--polka quadrilles, schottisch quadrilles, Polaca quadrilles, Varsoviana quadrilles, and a mazurka quadrille. 63 p 13 cm;LOC: GV1751.B85
Brown, Charles W.Complete letter writerxxxxEPChicago n.d. M.A.Donohue Spine broken
Brown, R. E., of Taloma, WashingtonDancing and prompting, etiquette and deportment of society and ballroom. [By] Professor Bonstein [pseud.]1884EL#002 Boston, Chicago [etc.] White, Smith & co. [c1884] Assembled by Professor Bonstein (pseudonym for Charles A. White) from the writings of others, this manual begins with advice to parents regarding children. "Send them to dancing school and save many a doctor's bill." The etiquette section in this manual is reduced to a section simply called "hints." The author provides advice to prompters and rules for calling quadrilles. Of the many popular ballroom dances performed in the ballroom, only the quadrille, German (also known as the cotillon), and contra dances are discussed. 48 p. 17 cm.;LOC: GV1751.W58
Browne, R EA treatise on the elements of dancing. By T. Erp. Sichore1891ELRT#162 San Francisco, The Bancroft company 1891. Many manuals compiled from previously published sources under a variety of author names were aimed at an ever-expanding group of people who could not avail themselves of a dance master. This work strives to instruct in a plain and explicit manner, making no attempts to discuss dance "technically and methodically." The manual is structured as a series of lessons. For example, lesson one of eleven on the waltz requires the reader to begin by being "seated upright in a chair." The manual also covers the polka, glide polka, heel and toe polka, schottisch, quadrilles and the German (also known as the cotillon). 123 p 20 cm;LOC: GV1751.B87
Bryan, LetticeKentucky housewife1839EPSouth Carolina 1991 U.S.C. Press
Bryant, CarlAdvanced ballroom dancing1953EPLondon 1953 C. Arthur Pearson Ltd.
Buckingham, J. T.A Selection Of Cotillions And Country Dances1808ErBoston
Buckman, PeterLet's Dance1979ET1979, NY, Penguin Books, social dance 1200-Present
Buffalo. Ordinances, etc.Dance halls. Ordinances governing the conduct of public dances and dance halls, city of Buffalo. Issued by the Common council. Daniel J. Sweeney, city clerk1914EL#031 Buffalo, 1914. Issued from the Buffalo, New York, City Clerk's office on 14 December 1914, the ordinance defines requirements for a public dance hall, including license fees, security, alcohol prohibitions, and hours of operation. 12 p 14 x 8 cm;LOC: LAW GV1623.B8
Bullivant, Cecil H.Boy's own handbookxxxxEP1994
Bullivant, Cecil H.Home Fun1910EP1910
Burchenal, ElizabethFolk Dancing and Singing Games1909EJG. Schirmer, Inc. New York. Twenty-six folk dances of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, Bohemia, Hungary, Italy, England, Scotland and Ireland; with the music, full directions for performance, and numerous illustrations. Also has dances categorized as dances suitable for : Grass playgrounds, Playgrounds with dirt surfaces, Indoor playgrounds, Small children, Larger boys, Adults, Special Occasions, and Dances of Various Occupations.
Burchenal, Elizabeth ed.American Country Dances. Vol. I1945ET1918-1945, NY, G. Schirmer
Burgess, C. F.King's Booklet On Dancing1914ERN.Y.
Bursill, HenryHand shadows: second series1860EP1971
Bursill, HenryHand shadows to be thrown upon the wall1859EP1967
Butler, Albert and JosephineAddendum to Encyclopedia of Social Dance1980ET1980 also 1971, NY, Albert Butler Ballroom Dance Service
Butler, Albert and JosephineHow to Dance the Twist1962ET1962, NY, Albert Butler School of Dancing
Butterick Publishing CompanyMasquerades, tableaux and drills1906ELj#033 New York [etc.] The Butterick publishing company, limited, c1906. This manual provides step-by-step instructions, augmented by numerous illustrations, for giving masquerades, conducting tableaux, and creating "fancy drills." Costumes, hair styles, and accessories are included for Calico and Martha Washington balls, Joan of Arc, a football player, Beau Brummel, and a shepherdess. Additionally, the manual provides suggestions for tableaux scenes and living pictures ("pose plastique"). 144 p incl illus, pl 24 cm.;LOC: GV1737.B96
Butterick, publ.Fancy Drills For Evening And Other Entertainments1893ErN.Y.
Butterick, publ.The Perfect Art Of Modern Dancing1897ERLondon / N.Y.
C Ward CramptonThe Folk Dance Book for Elementary Schools, Class Room, Playground and Gymnasium1909EJTNew York A.S. Barnes Company
C. P. Huestis, publ.The BallRoom Instructer1843ERDodworth Cotillions added to '41 ed.
Cable, George WThe Dance in Place Congo1886ET1886, from The Century Magazine
Cabrella, Countess ofLadies' science of etiquette1859EHPhiladelphia n.d. Peterson (HUW-H5078.43.3)
Caffin, Caroline & Charles HDancing and Dancers of Today1912ERT1912, NY, Dodd, Mead & Company
Calabria,Frank MDance of the Sleepwalkers: The Dance Marathon Fad1993ET1993, Bowling Green, Ohio, Bowling Green State University, Popular Press
Calder, JenniVictorian Home1977EP1977
Caldwell, DoreenAnd all was Revealed: Ladies Underwear1981ET1981, NY, St. Martin's Press
CampbellHistoric Patterns and Other Treasures1991ETVol. IV, 1991, Gratz, Pa., Author
Carner, MoscoThe Waltz1948ET1948, London, Max Parrish & Company, Ltd.
Caroso, FabritioDella Nobilta Di Dame1600ErVenice
Carpenter, D. L.The Amateur's-Preceptor on Dance & Etiquette by Prof. D. L. Carpenter of Philadelphia.1854EjprM'laughlin brothers, steam-power printers, bulletin building, Philadelphia.
Carpenter, D. L.Teacher of Fashionable and Select Dancing1864EpPhiladelphia 1864 n.p.
Carpenter, D. L.Waltzes, Gallopes, Quadrilles, &c.1864ErPhilidelphia
Carpenter, Lucien OJ. 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 of all the principal dances, arranged for violin, with the prompter's calls printed on each dance just where they occur in dancing by Lucien O. Carpenter1882ELPTjr#035 Philadelphia, Pa. : J.W. Pepper. This manual is a compilation of previously published materials and its contents are typical of similar books published during the 1880s. The standard etiquette for balls has been reduced to simple rules; for example, "A lady should not attend a public ball without an escort." The manual continues with a discussion of the quadrille and round dances, including the waltz, Boston dip, Berlin, and polka. This edition is an excellent source; over seventy pages of violin music are included. 110 p ill 27 cm;LOC: GV1751.C29 1882b
Carravaggio, Livio Lupi daLibro Di Gagliarda, Tordiglione, Passo...1607ErPalermo
CartierCartier's Pocket Guide And Calls For Square Dances1886ERN.Y.
Cartier, P ValleauCartier and Baron's practical illustrated waltz instructor, ballroom guide, and call book. Giving ample directions for dancing every kind of square and round dances, together with cotillons--including the newest and most popular figures of the german.1879ELRj#182 New York, C. T. De Witt, c1879. The author of this manual claims that many books on dance lack simple explanations; this work is advertised as an answer to that criticism. The author has dispensed with "all unnecessary verbiage and figures of speech" in describing round dances and figures for the German (also know as the cotillon). Nearly half the book is devoted to quadrilles and calls for the prompter. 84 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1751.C32 1879
Cartier, P ValleauCartier's practical illustrated waltz instructor, ballroom guide, and call book. Giving ample directions for dancing every kind of square and round dances, together with cotillons--including the newest and most popular figures of "the german"1882ELTr#183 New York, De Witt, 1882. This is a compilation of previously published materials on the subject of nineteenth-century ballroom dance. Some of the dance descriptions represent popular favorites from decades past, such as the polka and schottisch. Other dance descriptions, including the Newport, racquet, and society waltz, were popular during the 1880s. 104 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1751.C32 1882
Carville, F. E.A Collection Of Ye Old-Fashioned Dances Of 18501926ERLewiston, Maine
Casani, SantosCasani's Self-Tutor of Ballroom Dancing1927ERT1927, London, Cassell and Company, Ltd.
Casani, SantosModern Ballroom Dancing1927ErChicago
Case, Carleton B.Parlor games and parties for young and old.1916EP`916
Casorti, LouisDer Instructive Tanzmeister Für Herren Und Damen1826ErAlmenau
Cassidy, James PA treatise on the theory and practice of dancing, with an appropriate poem, in two cantos, and plates illustrative of the art. By James P. Cassidy1810EL#036 Dublin, Printed by W. Folds, 1810. The first section of this manual is devoted to a history of dance with emphasis on Greek and Roman practices. However, much of this section is borrowed liberally from the writings of late eighteenth-century authors, and, while it illuminates the importance of Greek and Roman influence on the arts of the era, modern dance scholars will find many interpretive and factual errors. Book two is a discourse on what Cassidy considers the practical aspects of dance: steps, music, and deportment. There is also discussion on the minuet, reel, and country dances. 6 p l, 88 p front, 3 col pl 18 cm;LOC: GV1590.C3
Castle, IreneMy Husband1919ERN.Y.
Castle, Vernon & Irene3 Modern Dances Illustrated By Motion Picture1914ErN.Y.
Castle, Vernon & IreneThe Castle Society Dance Folio No. 2 for Piano1914Epc.1914 MUSIC
Castle, Vernon & IreneThe Castle Society Dance Folio No. 2 for Piano1914ERpNew York 1914 Jos. W. Stern & Co.
Castle, Vernon & IreneModern dancing / by Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Castle ; introduction by Elisabeth Marbury1914EJLPRT#240 New York : World Syndicate Co., 1914. Written by one of the most famous exhibition ballroom teams of the century, the manual covers a large variety of dances popular during the ragtime era including the tango, one step, hesitation waltz, and maxixe. A large portion of the book is devoted to grace and etiquette, appropriate dance dresses for women, and music. Many photographs of the famous couple enhance the manual. 175 p 21 cm.;LOC: GV1746.C35 1914
Castle, Vernon & IreneThree Modern Dances: One-step, Hesitation, Tango1914ETp1914, Camden, N.J., Victor Talking Machine Co.
Cellarius, HenriThe drawing-room dances. By Cellarius1847ELPRTj#037 London, E. Churton, 1847. Also publ. Ditson & Co, Boston 1858. Dinsmore and Company NY 1858 A translation of La danse des salons (1847), this manual provides important information on mid-nineteenth-century ballroom dance. Following a format utilized by many manuals, the work begins with introductory comments on dance, followed by a description of the French quadrille. This is followed by discussion of round dances--the polka, numerous waltzes including waltze à trois temps, and waltze à deux temps--as well as steps and figures for another type of quadrille known as the mazurka quadrille. The manual contains eighty-three figures for a series of dance games, called the cotillon (also known as the German or German cotillon). The manual includes eight full-page prints by Paul Gavarni. xii, iv, [5]-149 p viii pl 18 cm;LOC: GV1751.C38
Cellarius, HenriFashionable Dancing1848ERT1848, London, David Bogue
Chadwick, HenryBeadle's dime base-ball player1860EP1996
Chadwick, Mrs. J.Home cookery1853EPBirmingham,AL 1984 Oxmoor House Antique American Cookbooks
Chalif, LouisThe Chalif Book Of Dancing, Book Ii: Ballroom Dancing1915ERN.Y.
Chalif, Louise AThe Chalif Text Book of Dancing1914EJRIssac Goldman Co. New York 1914. , 5 volumes. Book 1 The Fundamental Positions and Exercises. Book 2 Further Exercises, Port de Bras, and Standard Ballroom Dancing. Book 3 Natural or "Greek" dancing. Book 4 Even More Exercises, Port de Bras, and Standard Ballroom Dancing. Book 5 Toe Dancing.
Charles Tilt, publ.The Sentiment Of Flowers1837ERLondon
Chase, A.W.Dr. Chase's recipes1866EPAlso rev 1867
Chase, A.W.Dr. Chase's third, last and complete receipt book1890EP1890. Also reprint 1902.
Chester, S. BeachSecrets of the Tango. Its history and how to dance it.1914EPjrLondon, T. Werner Laurie, Ltd.
Chesterfield, MortimerEtiquette for every occasion1916EPChicago 1916c Shrewesbury
Chicago, The Vice Commission ofThe Social Evil In Chicago1911ERChicago
Child, L. MariaFamily nurse1837EPBedford, MA 1997 Applewood
Child, L. MariaGirl's own book1833EPn.d.
Child, L. MariaMother's book1831EPBedford, MA 1992 Applewood
Child, Lydia M.American Frugal Housewife1833EPBoston n.d. Applewood Books 12th ed.
Christina, ProbertShoes in Vogue Since 19101981ET1981, NY, Abbeville Press
Christison, J. H.Manual of Dancing and Etiquette1882EprMaitland, Australia 1882 Tucker,Gillies & Thompson
Clarke, Helen C. & Rulon, Phoebe D.Cook Book of Left-Overs1911EPNew York 1911c Harper & Bros. cover loose
Clarke, WilliamBoy's own book1829EPn.d.
Clayton-Payne, AndrewFlower gardens of Victorian England.1988EP1988
Clendenen, F. LeslieCake Walks Plainly Described1910cErSt. Louis
Clendenen, Frank LeslieCakewalks1900ET1900, St. Louis, Author
Clendenen, Frank LeslieDance Mad or The Dances of the Day1914EPTjr1914, St. Louis, Arcade Print Company
Clendenen, Frank Leslie (b. 1864)The art of dancing; its theory and practice, by F. Leslie Clendenen. Drawings by Mrs. Clendenen. Intended for amateurs as well as for professional teachers1919EL#045 St. Louis, Printed by Arcade print shop, 1919. This manual is a good example of the emphasis placed on physical fitness during the early twentieth century and, dancing master Clendenen notes "we have just won the greatest war known in history ... by efficiency, and physical excellence." The manual encourages teachers to instruct children "correct dancing and health movements." Clendenen describes a wide panorama of movement including pantomime and dramatic posture dances, Greek dancing, Hawaiian arm and Italian body exercises, rhythmic dancing, toe dancing, as well as nature and health exercises. The book also includes steps and choreographies for novelty dances such as "Russian Slavic Dance," "Dance of the Soul," and "Egyptian Posture Dance." 149, [7] p. front illus, 20 cm;LOC: GV1751.C6
Clendenen, Frank Leslie (b. 1864)Clendenen's treatise on elementary and classical dancing ... By F. Leslie Clendenen1903EL#044 Davenport, Iowa, Instructor publishing co., 1903. Dancing master Clendenen's book is meant for teachers of dance and he covers the basic building blocks of teaching beginning with the positions of the feet and body. Technical terms (with correct pronunciation), preparatory exercises, bows and curtseys are included as well as sections of attitudes and poses, correct and incorrect positions. The manual concludes with instructions on how to teach ten fancy dances that include "Highland Fling," "Sailor's Hornpipe," "Twentieth-Century Skirt Dance," and "La Manola." The manual is illustrated with photographs of students. 174, [2] p. front illus, pl 21 cm;LOC: GV1781.C5
Clendenen, Frank Leslie (b. 1864)Prof. Clendenen's fashionable quadrille book and guide to etiquette1895EL#016 Davenport, Ia., F.L. Clendenen [c1895]. 1 p. l, 62 p. 15 cm;LOC: GV1767.C62 1895
Cleveland, C. H., Jr.Dancing at home and abroad. By C. H. Cleveland, jr1878ELPRT#046 Boston, Oliver Ditson & Company; New York, C. H. Ditson & co. c1878. Cleveland's manual opens with an interesting account of the building blocks required for setting up a successful private dancing academy. He includes discussion on the architectural requirements, music, progress of students, hours and division of classes, dealing with children, and how to manage balls. The second part of the manual covers "fashionable dances," and the author describes quadrilles, the "Boston Waltz," and twenty-nine figures for the German (also known as cotillon), a group dance comprised of a series of party games. 104 p. 20 cm;LOC: GV1751.C63
Club, The Dancer'sThe Dancer magazine1917ER(Apr., Sept., & Dec.) N.Y.
Coldwell, Charles PAngelo Gardano's Balletti Moderni and it's relation to Cesare Negri's le Gratie d'Amore (1602)1981ETBoston, American Musicogical Society
Cole, Arthur CThe Puritan and Fair Terpsichore1942ETNY, Dance Horizons Inc., Reprint from The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Vol XXIX, Number 1, June 1942
Coles, CowperOld English Country Dance Steps; English Country Dances of the 17th Century1909EJLondon. pp 31
Colin, McdowellShoes- Fashion & Fantasy1989ET1989, London, Thames & Hudson
Coll, CharlesDancing Made Easy1919ERN.Y.
Coll, Charles JDancing made easy, by Charles J. Coll and Gabrielle Rosiere1922ELRT#048 New York, E. J. Clode 1922. This is an expanded version of Coll's book that was originally published c. 1919. Beginning with an account of dance history ranging from the ancient Greeks to late nineteenth-century dance, Coll declares that some of "most up to the minute dances" include the Carter Waltz and the Schottisch Espagnole. The author also discusses foxtrot variations, the Virginia Reel, and provides some cotillon figures (also known as the German). The dances described by Coll were long out of fashion by 1922. 3 p l, 11-277 p front illus, 19 cm;LOC: GV1751.C65 1922
Collier'sUncle Henry on the New Dancing1923ET1923, Collier's, in work by T. Erp Sichore
Collier, AdèleFeldman's How To Dance The One-Step1919cERLondon
Collier, AdeleFeldman's How To Dance The Fox-Trot1920cErLondon
Compan, CharlesDictionaire de Danse1787EPNew York 1974 Broude Brothers
Conway, E. HLe Maitre de Danse1827ETpr1827, New York, C. & Van Winkle
Cooke, Maud C.Social etiquette, or manners and customs of polite society1896EPRTBoston 1896 Smith
Cooley, Arnold J.Toilet in ancient and modern times1866EP1970
Coote, R.How To Dance The Old Dances1895ERLondon
Coote, RobertBall-Room Dancing Without A Master1868cErLondon
Coote, RobertBall-Room Dancing Without A Master, For Home Practice1875cErLondon
Cootes, RHow to Dance: Ballroom Guide1870ET1870, London, Willey & Company
Coplande, RobertThe Manner Of Dauncynge Of Bace Daunces...1521ErLondon
Coralli, EugeneLa Polka Enseiguie sans Maitre1845ETp1845, Paris, Chez Aubert
Cornazano, AntonioThe Book on the Art of Dancing1455ET1981, transl. Madeleine Inglehearn & Peggy Forsyth, London, Dance Books Ltd
Coulon, Eugène (1808-)Coulon's Hand-book; containing all the last new and fashionable dances, and also some important remarks on dancing & deportment By Coulon1873EL#179 London, A. Hammond & co. 1873. This is an expanded version of a manual published under the same title in 1866. It it not known whether or not famed Paris dancing master Coulon actually participated in the assembly of this manual. Most of the manual is compilation from earlier sources. Demonstrating a growing late nineteenth--century interest in physical education, this new version adds a series of exercises to be performed with poles, dumb-bells, and elastics. Additional exervises emphasize walking, running, and jumping. The manual describes the popular ballroom dances of the era--quadrille, waltz, and polka. 153 p 13 cm;LOC: GV1751.C85 1873
Coulon, Eugène (1808-)Coulon's hand-book; containing all the last new and fashionable dances ... By Coulon1860EL#049 London, Jullien & co. [1860?]. This is the third edition of Coulon's manual and describes dances popular during the 1840s. Typical of many nineteenth-century ballroom manuals, much of the material is borrowed from other contemporary sources. It is not known whether or not famed French dancing master Eugène Coulon contributed to the work. Small enough to fit into a pocket, the manual begins with a discussion of the polka and includes directions for various ballroom dances including the mazurka quadrille, polka mazurka, schottisch, "La Cellarius," gorlitza, various quadrilles and other group dances such as "La Tempète" and "Sir Roger de Coverley." The manual concludes with directions for the "Menuet de la Cour." An expanded version of this work was published in 1873. xii, 99, 1 p front illus 13 cm;LOC: GV1751.C85
Coulon, EugeneCoulon's Hand-Book1867cERLondon
Countess of ******Mixing in society1879EPLondon & New York 1879 G. Routledge Ball section copied
Crane, FrederickMaterials for the Study of the 15th Century Basse Dance1968ETNY, The Institute of Medieval Music, Ltd.
Crane, Jonathan Townley (1819-1880)An essay on dancing. By J. Townley Crane1849ELR#214 New York, Carlton & Porter 1849. This book started out as a discourse to the members of the author's congregation and was expanded into this more comprehensive essay. It remarks on the religious dances of the Hebrews and those of the heathen, military or war, and pleasure and amusement. He considers apologies for the pleasure and amusement dances, as well as objections to both, and he concludes with an appeal to Christians not to dance. 132 p. 16 cm.;LOC: GV1741.C7
Cree, Aubrey McMahonHandbook of ball-room dancing, by Paymaster-Commander A. M. Cree, R.N., with an introduction by George Grossmith; illustrated with diagrams1920ELr#051 London, John Lane; New York, John Lane company, 1920. This manual is designed as a self-teacher for those who cannot or, according to the author, are unwilling to attend dance classes. Additionally, Cree declares the most popular dances to be the Lame Duck Valse, valse, one step, foxtrot, and lancers. Although he includes instructions for a Three Step or Straight Jazz, and a Tango Valse, the manual does not reflect dances that were being performed during the late teens. 2 p l, 88 p 20 cm;LOC: GV1751.C89
Croce, ArleneThe Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Book1972ET1972, NY, Galahad Books
Crompton, Robert M.Theory and Practice of Modern Dancing1895EPLondon c.1895 Willcocks & Co. inscribed '97
Crompton, Robert M., Ed.Dancing. A Journal Devoted to the Terpsichorean Art,...1893EPToronto 1984 Press of Terpsichore Ltd. Newsletter of dance
Cropper, DorothyTeacher's Manual Of Ballroom Dancing1939ErN.Y.
Crozier, Gladys BeattieThe Tango and How to Dance It1913ERT1913, London, Andrew Melrose, Ltd.
Cruz, CarlosThe Modern Ballroom Tango1925ETr1925, New York
Cunningham, JamesDancing in the Inns of Court1965ETLondon, Jordan and Sons. Domenico da Piacenza.
Cunnington, Cecil Willett (1878-1961)English Women's Clothing in the Nineteenth Century1990EJOriginally Faber and Faber Ltd, London, 1937; Dover Publications, Inc. New York 1990; A Comprhensive Guide with 1,117 Illustrations; GT737.C8 1990; ISBN 0-486-26323-1
D'Albert, CharlesThe Encyclopedia of Dancing1920ET1920, London, T.M. Middleton & Company
D'Albert, Chas.Encyclopedia & Technical Glossary Of The Art Of Dancing1915ERLondon
D'Egville, GeoffreyHow and What to Dance1919ETr1919, London, C. Authur Pearson, Ltd. Also 1941.
D'Orsay, AlfredEtiquette; or a guide to the usages of society1843EHRSpPhiladelphia 1843 Peterson (HUW-H5078.43.3)
D'Orsay, Count AlfredEtiquette... with the Rhenish or Spanish Waltz1843ERNew York
Dance Publ. Corp.The Dance Magazine1927ER(January) N.Y.
Dance Publ. Corp.The Dance Magazine1926ER(May & Nov) N.Y.
Dance Review Publ. Co.Dance Lovers Magazine1925ER(most issues) N.Y.
Dance Review Publ. Co.Dance Lovers Magazine1924ER(most issues) N.Y.
Daniels, JonathanWashington Quadrille, The dance beside the documents9999EJnothing at all to do with dancing. It confused me, so I'll include it here to save others the same fate.
Dannett, Sylvia & Frank R. RachelDown Memory Lane: Arthur Murray's Picture Story of Social Dancing1954ET1954, NY, Greenburg
Dare, PhyllisTips for the Tango1914ET1914, Strand Magazine, in Caffins' book Dancing and Dancers of Today. 1921, NY: Dodd, Mead & Co.
Davis, George RevAn account of the trial of social dance1899EL#053 Rondout, NY, K. Freeman printing house, 1899. The author of this work claims to be pastor of the Reformed Churches of Marbletown and North Marbletown as well as a lawyer. In this manual, Davis takes a novel approach in preaching his anti dance position, which he calls "The Trial of Social Dance ... The only King and Potentate, Jesus Christ vs. Social Dance." The jury for this "trial" is composed of "The Public Conscience." "Witnesses" include Mr. Worldly Fun, Mr. Roman Catholic Bishop, Mr. Round Dancing Master, and Miss Chicago Barmaid. The trial proceeds and, in Davis's summary, the jury declares the defendant, social dance, guilty. 46 p 23 cm;LOC: GV1741.D26
Davis, HelenGuide to Dancing1923ET1923, reprint 1934, Chicago, The Charles T. Power Co. de Forrest
Davis, HeleneComplete Guide To Dancing1923ERChicago (also 1934)
Dawson, MaryMary Dawson game book1916EP1916
Day, Charles W.Hints on etiquette and the usages of society1858EHBoston 1858 Ticknor Also 1844
De Garmo, William BThe dance of society: a critical analysis of all the standard quadrilles, round dances, 102 figures of le cotillon (the german), &c., including dissertations upon time and its accentuation, carriage, style, and other relative matter. By Wm. B. De Garmo ... Illustrations by Theodore Wèust, New York1875ELPRTj#181 New York, W. A. Pond & co. 1875. This manual was originally published in 1864 with subsequent editions in 1865, 1866, and 1868 when the author noted that many of the dances were no longer fashionable. Typical of other late nineteenth-century manuals, much of the text is borrowed from other writers. The manual provides a brief section on etiquette and describes the popular ballroom dances of the era--quadrille, polka, redowa, polka mazurka, schottisch, galop, and rules and figures for 102 cotillon figures. Reflecting a growing interest in the dances of the past, De Garmo provides directions and music for the "Menuet de la Cour." The manual was reissued in 1884. 155 p 21 cm.;LOC: GV1751.D31 1875
De Garmo, William BThe prompter: containing full descriptions of all the quadrilles, figures of the german cotillon, etc. Designed for the assistance of the pupils of Wm. B. De Garmo ...1865ELRTp#055 New York, Raymond & Caulon, printers, 1865. Like many other nineteenth-century dance manuals, much of the material in The prompter comes from previously published materials. The treatise opens with a brief discussion of etiquette and continues with figures for quadrilles. Additionally, the manual discusses "Le quadrille Français," De Garmo's terminology for English country dances, and gives eighty-seven figures for the cotillon, a popular group dance that takes the form of a series of party games. 78 p 14 cm;LOC: GV1751.D325
De Laban, JuanaInstitute of Court Dances of the Renaissance and Baroque Periods1972ETNY, Committee On Research in Dance. Sponsored by the Dance Notation Bureau.
De Lauze, FApologie de la Danse1623ETpr1952 transl. Joan Wildeblood, London, Frederick Muller, Ltd.
De Veregreen, BerthaFans over the Ages- A Collecter's Guide1979ET1975-1979, NY, A. S. Barnes
De Walden, EmileDe Walden's Ballroom companion; or, Dancing made easy. A collection of the fashionable drawing-room dances, with full directions for dancing all the figures of the german. By Emile De Walden1895?ELPrNew York, Dick & Fitzgerald [189-?] Starting with the Revival of Fashionable Dancing the author describes stage and ballroom dances, salutations, polkas, waltzes, and mazurkas. De Walden also describes over eighty different figures of the German, as well as the English quadrille, lancers, Caledonians, and Spanish dance. 100 p. 17 cm.;LOC: GV1751.D4
DeHoney, J. HarveyFrom The Ball Room And Dance Halls To Hell1929ERPortland, Or.
Desrat, GDictionaire de la dance1895ETp1895, Paris, Librairies-Imprimeries reiines
Dewey, Vivian PersisTips to dancers, good manners for ballroom and dance hall, by V. Persis Dewey1918EL#204 Kenosha, Wis., 1918. This small manual of less than thirty pages is aimed at a non-urban population and, although it contains substantial sections on etiquette and the value of good manners, the only dances mentioned by Dewey are the one step and foxtrot. Advice includes "A man should not try to dance in his stiff, heavy, working shoes," and admonishments to remove chewing gum from the pockets so "you will not be tempted to use it at the party." 31 p 20 cm;LOC: GV1599.D4
Dick & Stecher, publ.The Language Of Flowers And How To Grow Flowers...1882ERNY
Dick, Harris BHow to lead the german1895ELP#190 New York, Dick & Fitzgerald 1895. Devoted entirely to the performance of the German, a popular group dance that consisted of figures or party games. The manual provides instructions for the leader and appropriate etiquette for guests, who are admonished to pay attention to the leader, but, at the same time are warned against "a too dignified deportment," considered disastrous to the general "gratification." Directions for one hundred sixteen figures are given. 60 p. 18 cm.;LOC: GV1757.D54
Dickinson, DorothyHow to entertain your guestsxxxxEPn.d.
Digbie, KenelmeCloset of Sir Kenelme Digbie Opened1669EPSt. Louis, MO 1967 Mallinckrodt Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics, Vol. VI
Dillon, H.W. Lytle & J.From Dance Hall To White Slavery1912ERChicago
Dixon, ThomasThe Root Of Evil1914cERna
Dodworth, AllenAssistant for A. Dodworth's Pupils1882ELNew York, Nesbitt & co., printers, 1882. 70 p. 11 cm.;LOC: GV1751.D61 1882
Dodworth, AllenAssistant for A. Dodworth's Pupils1878EL#014 New York, Nesbitt & co., printers, 1878. This small, pocketsize manual was intended for the students of well-known New York dancing master and composer Allen Dodworth. The manual states the rules for classes, gives Dodworth's qualifications as a teacher, and covers manners and etiquette. This edition expands on the 1873 edition by providing more information on the waltz and the cotillon or German, for which eighty-nine figures are presented. 64 p. 11 cm.;LOC: GV1751.D61 1878
Dodworth, AllenAssistant for A. Dodworth's Pupils1873EL#012 New-York, Nesbitt & co., printers, 1873. This small, pocketsize manual was intended for the students of well-known New York dancing master and composer Allen Dodworth. The manual states the rules for classes, gives Dodworth's qualifications as a teacher, and describes appropriate manners and etiquette. Dances include the quadrille and the popular parlor game known as the German as well as a section on how to dance the "Boston," a waltz variation. As is common in all of Dodworth's works, the author gives ample advice to musicians. 48 p. diagrs. 10 cm.;LOC: GV1751.D61 1873
Dodworth, AllenAssistant for A. Dodworth's Pupils1865EprNew York 1865 Nesbitt & Co.
Dodworth, AllenDancing1888EPTj1888, NY, Harper & Brothers
Dodworth, AllenDancing And Its Relations To Education And Social Life1885ERN.Y. with many later editions, including 1900 and a 1905 Revised Edition
Dodworth, AllenDancing and its relations to education and social life, with a new method of instruction ... By Allen Dodworth1900ELP#186 New York and London, Harper & brothers, 1900. Dancing master and composer Dodworth's manual was originally published in 1885 and "new and enlarged" editions were reissued in 1888, 1900, 1902, and 1905. In this manual, Dodworth gives his perspective on fifty years of changes in social dance. The book covers the galop, racket, waltz and knickerbocker, bows, quadrilles, the minuet, Virginia reel, and two hundred fifty figures for the German (also known as the cotillon). The manual also includes an illuminating chapter directed toward dance musicians. 302 p 20 cm;LOC: GV1751.D62 1900
Dolmetsch, MabelDances of England and France 1450-16001949ET1949, 1976 Edition, London, Da Capo
Doran, Dr.Habits and men with remnants of record touching the makers of both1855EPNew York 1855 Redfield
Dorfman, LeonThe Cavalcade of American Ballroom Dancing - Minuet to Hustle1976ET1976, NY, Leon Dorfman
Dorner, JaneFashion1974ET1974, London, Octopus Books Ltd.
Dorney, JamesThe Dancer's Friend1880cErW'Bool, Austrailia
Dowdall, Lt. Harry G.Sham-battle, how to play with toy soldiers1929EP1929
Downes, Mr. & Mrs. RowleyModern Dancing Simplified1914ErWorcester, Mass.
Doyle, RichardManners and customs of the EnglishexxxxEPLondon n.d. Bradbury & Evans (PJP)
Drake, Emma F. A.What a young wife ought to know1908EP1908
Draper, Andrew S., ed.Draper's self culture: vol. VI, Sports, pastimes and physical culture1907EP1907
Driver, Christopher & Berriedale-Johnson, MichellePepys at table1984EPBerkeley, CA 1984 Univ.of Cal.Press
Drumm, Melvin CThe modern dance and what shall take its place1921EL#059 Center Hall, Pa., Center Reporter printing office, 1921. This manual consists of a sermon presented at Saint Luke's Lutheran Church, on 13 February 1921 in Centre Hall, Pennsylvania. This antidance work argues that dance is injurious to the health, is usually accompanied by drinking alcohol, and forces young men to stray from serious reflection and prayer. Typical of this genre of literature, the book contains testimonials from numerous denominations including the Roman Catholic Church, Episcopal Church, Baptist Church, Presbyterian Church, and the Methodist Church. 15 p 23 cm;LOC: GV1741.D75
Duffey, E. B.Ladies and gentleman's etiquette1877EPPhiladelphia 1877 Coates (PJP) (PJPxb)
Dukes, NicholasA Concise & Easy Method of Learning the Figuring Part of Country Dances1752Erna
Dukes, NicholasA Concise & Easy Method... of Country Dances1752Epn.p. 1752 n.p.
Dumont, F.The Witmark Amateur Minstral Guide & Burnt Cork Encyclopedia1899ErNY
Dun, BarclayQuadrilles consisting of fifty-five Country Dances1818ET1818, Edinburgh, William Wilson & Co.
Dun, BarclayA translation of nine of the most fashionable quadrilles, consisting of fifty French country dances, as performed in England and Scotland. With explanatory notes. To which are prefixed, a few observations on the style, &c. of the quadrille, the English country dance, and the Scotch reel. By Barclay Dun1818ELpr#189 Edinburgh, Printed for the author, and sold by W. Wilson & co. 1818. The three chapters that make up this manual are devoted to the merits and performance of the French quadrille, a popular ballroom dance performed by four couples who face each other in a square. In recognizing the existence of specific steps appropriate for quadrilles, Dun warns against performing steps used in English country dances or Scotch reels. The manual concludes with the figures for six quadrilles. 69 p 18 cm.;LOC: GV1763.D78
Dupouy, AlexanderCotillions And Country Dances....1812cErPhiladelphia
Durang, CharlesThe Ballroom Bijou and Art of Dancing. containing The Figures of the Polkas, Mazurkas, and other popular new dances; with rules for polite behavior.1847EPRTjPhiladelphia. also 1855, Boston, Fisher and Brother. 1856, Philadelphia, Fisher and Brother
Durang, CharlesThe Dancer's Own Book & Ball-Room Companion1847ERPhiladelphia
Durang, Charles (1796-1870)The fashionable dancer's casket; or, The ballroom instructor1856ELPTjr#063 Philadelphia, Baltimore [etc.] Fisher & brother c1856. Although Charles Durang was a well-known Philadelphia dancing teacher and the son of famed American dancer John Durang, very little of this manual originates from the pen of the author. He acknowledges that the dances contained in the book are by the "celebrated teachers of Paris and London." Additionally, the sections on etiquette, deportment, and dress stem from "Mrs. Henderson's treatise." The manual includes descriptions of the popular ballroom dances of the day--quadrilles, polka, waltz, schottisch, gorlitza, and Cellarius waltz. 192 p 12 cm;LOC: GV1751.D94
Durang, JohnTerpsichore or Ballroom Guide1847ETr1847, Philadelphia, Fisher & Brother
E. O. HarbinPhunology - The Book of Good Times - 1000 Games and Entertainment Plans1923EJcopyright Lamar and Burton. Cokesbury Press Nashville/Richmond/Dallas/San Francisco. pp 454
Ebreo, GugliemoDell Arte del Ballo1463ETGiovanni Ambrosia, with music. Also reprint 1873, Bologna, Scelta de Cuiosita Letterarie
Edgarton, Miss S.C.The Flower Vase; Containing The Language Of Flowers1848ERLowell
Eichler, LillianThe Book Of Etiquette1925ERN.Y.
Eichler, LillianBook of etiquette1921EPTGarden City, NY 1923 Nelson Doubleday 2 vols.
Elias Howe, publ.Howe's New Ball-Room Guide1889ER(copyright 1883) Boston
Elias, NorbetThe History of Manners1978ETTranslation by Edmund Jephcott, 1978, NY, Pantheon
Ellet, Mrs. E.F.New cyclopedia of domestic economy, and practical housekeeper1871EPNorwich, CT 1872 Henry Bill
Elmwell, L. H.Prompter's pocket instruction book. By Prof. L. H. Elmwell1892ELR#064 Boston, New York [etc.] White-Smith music publishing company, c1892. This manual is devoted entirely to the art of calling figures for the quadrille. The book provides the figures for quadrilles and gives the appropriate calls. 49 p 16 1/2 cm;LOC: GV1767.E48
Elsom, J. C. & Trilling, Blanche M.Social games and group dances1919EP1919
Elson, Louis C, edModern Music and Musicians : Part one : compositions, volume 3 famous songs1912EJNew York
Elson, Louis C. edModer Music and Musicians for Vocalists1918EJThe University Society Inc New York 1918; 1889 pages; I Song Classics; II Modern Art Songs; III Modern Art Songs, Sacred Songs, Duets : Sacred and Secular; IV Opera and Oratorio Excerpts; V Popular Ballads of All Countries; VI Old Favorites, National and Patriotic Airs, Folk Songs, Chilren's Songs. Index
Elson, Louis C. edModer Music and Musicians for Vocalists - Encyclopedic1918EJ640 pages; I The Singers Guide, Religious Music, History; II The Opera, History and Guide, Great Vocalists
Emerson, Charles W.Physical culture1891EPTBoston, Mass, Emerson College of Oratory. Also rev 1905.
Emmerson, George SA Social History of Scottish Dance1972ET1972, Montreal/London, McGill-Queen's University Press
Engel, LehmanThe American Musical Theater1967ET1967, NY, a CBS legacy collection book, Dans/Delaney
Engel, Lyle KenyonThe Fred Astaire Dance Book1965ET1965, NY, Pocket Books, Inc.
Ert'eErt'es Fashion designs: 218 Illustrations from Harpers Bazar 1919-19321981ET1981, NY, Dover
Escoffier, AugusteGuide to Modern Cookery1909EPLondon 1994 Bracken Books
Eva UchalovaCzech Fashion 1918 - 1939; Elegance of the Czechoslovak First Republic1996EJna
Eyebright, DaisyManual of etiquette with hints on good breeding...1876EPNew York 1876 Putnam's (KB)(PJPxb)(PJPxd)
F. W. L.The Language Of Flowers1913Erna
F.A.Ladies' pocket book of etiquette1838EHn.p. 1928 Golden Cockerel (PJPxb)(HUW; H 5078.38.2)
Fales, Martha G.Jewelry in America, 1600-19001995EP1995
Farmer, Fannie M.Boston cooking-school cook book1918EPBoston. Also rev 1922 Little, Brown. Also reprint 1973 New York Crown Pub.
Farmer, Fannie M.Catering for special occasions with menus & recipes1911EPBirmingham,AL 1985 Oxmoor House Antique American Cookbooks
Farrar, Mrs. JohnYoung lady's friend1837ESBoston 1837 American Stationers. Also rev New York 1849 Wood.
Faulkner, Thomas AFrom the ballroom to hell. By T. A. Faulkner1892ELR#222 Chicago, The Henry publishing co. 1892. This antidance treatise, written by an ex-dancing master, is devoted to condemning the waltz. Some of the chapter titles include "From the Ball-Room to the Grave," "Abandoned Women the Best Dancers," and "The Approval of Society is no Proof Against the Degradation". 72 p 19 cm.;LOC: GV1741.F24
Faulkner, Thomas AThe lure of the dance, by T. A. Faulkner1916EL#065 Los Angeles, Cal., T. A. Faulkner c1916. This is the second antidance treatise published by ex-dancing master Faulkner, which he suggests was needed "because the dance craze has developed with such incredible rapidity." This book consists of large sections taken from his earlier book, From the ballroom to hell. Much of Faulkner's diatribe consists of testimonials against women, whom he feels need to be protected from dancing, "one of the most irresistible and dangerous attractions." 148 p 18 cm;LOC: GV1741.F27
Fawcett, F. W.The Buntling Ball, Being A Satire On New York Society1885ERN.Y.
Fellelly, CatherineThe Garb of Country New Englanders 1790-1840 - Costumes at Old Sturbridge Villiage1966EJThe Meriden Gravure Company, Meridian Connecticut. pp 47
Fentum, ed.Fentum's Annual Collection... for the Year 18161816EpLondon 1816 Fentum
Fergurson, AnnaYoung lady1847ESLowell, MA 1848 Dayton (OSV)(does not specifically treat ballroom etiq.)
Ferrero, Edward (1831-1899)The art of dancing, historically illustrated. To which is added a few hints on etiquette; also, the figures, music, and necessary instruction for the performance of the most modern and approved dances ... By Edward Ferrero1859ELPRTj#067 New York, The author, 1859. Although much of the material in this manual is borrowed from the dance writings of Charles Durang, it remains an important source for the study of mid-nineteenth-century ballroom dance. Unlike other contemporary writers, Ferrero devotes more than eighty pages to the origins of dance and a history of European and Native American dance. The remaining part of the manual concerns ballroom etiquette and descriptions of numerous dances including the quadrille, waltz, polka, schottisch, varsovienne, polka mazurka, and galop. Ferrero gives directions for more than eighty figures of the cotillon, a group dance performed as a series of party games. Some of the figures include "The scarf," "The glass of wine," "The sea during a storm," "The four chairs," and "The rounds thwarted." The manual concludes with music for twenty-three dances. 181 p 19 cm
Feuillet, Raoul-Auger (1659-1710)For the furthur improvement of dancing, A treatis of chorography, or, Ye art of dancing country dances after a new character : in which the figures, steps & manner of performing are describ'd & ye rules demonstrated in an easie method adapted to the meanest capacity / translated from the French of Monsr Feuillet, and improv'd wth. many additions, all fairly engrav'd on copperplates, and a new collection of country dances describ'd in ye same character by Iohn Essex, dancing master1710ELPT#069 London : Sold by I. Walsh & P. Randall ... I. Hare ... I. Culen ... & by ye author ..., 1710. This is a translation of Raoul-Auger Feuillet's treatise Recueil de contredances mises ... (Paris, 1706), by English dance, dancing master, and writer John Essex. Through the use of diagrams, the manual gives descriptions of floor patterns and motions for the feet and arms, indicates how the dance corresponds to the music, and provides rules for performance of English country dances, known in France as the contredanse (also spelled contredance). Diagrams and music for ten dances are given. Performed as a series of figures by a column of men facing a column of women, the English country dance was one of the most popular ballroom dances during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. 88 p 15 cm. Also reprint 1970; transl. John Essex, London, Gregg International Publishers, Ltd.;LOC: GV1763.F413 1710
Feuillet, Raoul-Auger (1659-1710)Orchesography; or, The art of dancing by characters and demonstrative figures. Wherein the whole art is explain'd; with compleat tables of all steps us'd in dancing, and rules for the motions of the arms, &c. Whereby any person (who understands dancing) may of himself learn all manner of dances. Being an exact and just translation from the French of Monsieur Feuillet. By John Weaver, dancing master. The 2d ed. N.B. To this edition is added, the Rigadoon, the Louver, & the Brittagne, in characters, with the contents, or index: the whole engraven: and likewise may be had where these are sold, 20 dances in characters, by Mr Isaac, in one vollume1715EL#074 London, Printed for, & sold by Walsh, musick printer & instrument maker to His Majesty, at the Harp in Catherine str c1715. The Rigadoon, the Louver, & the Brittagne, by Mr. Isaac (p. 101-120) consist of diagrams of dance figures, with tune for figure represented at head of each page. 120 p 27 cm;LOC: GV1590.F6 1715
Feuillet, Raoul-Auger (1659-1710)Recueil de contredances mises en chorégraphie, d'une maniére si aisée, que toutes personnes peuvent facilement les apprendre, sans le secours d'aucun maitre et même sans avoir en aucune connoissance de la chorégraphie. Par Mr. Feuillet1706ELP#070 1706, Paris, L'auteur. This is the first manual to be published in France that describes English country dances. Called contredanses (also spelled contredance) in France, the manual describes motions for the feet and arms, how the dance corresponds to the music, and rules for performance. Additionally, floor plans and music for ten dances are given. Feuillet also suggests appropriate steps. Performed as a series of figures by a column of men facing a column of women, The English country dance was a popular ballroom dance during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. In 1710, this manual was translated into English as For the further improvement of dancing by English dancer, dancing master and writer John Essex. 192 p 15 cm. Also 1968, NY, Broude Brothers. This book has fully notated dances with accompanying excerpts of music, with several sections describing how to read the notation. The author provides several examples of how certain movements are to be done along with the music, and which symbol represents which movement. In French. 16 p.l., 192 p. diagrs. 15 cm. Also reprint New York 1968 Broude Brothers.;LOC: MT950.F485
Feuillet, Raoul-Auger (1659-1710) orRecueil de Danses de Bal le Passepied Nouveau1700ET1700, (c. 1700-07; Baroque from France, Paris)
Feuillet/EssexFor The Further Improvement Of Dancing1710ErLondon
Feves, AngeneDances of a Noble Gathering, 16th century court dances from Il Ballarino1581ET1985, Pleasant Hill, CA, Consortium Antiquum Inc.
Fishar, JamesTwelve New Country Dances...Cotillons...Minuets1780EpLondon c.1780 Mr. Fishar
Fitzhugh-Millar, JohnCountry Dances of Colonial America1990ET1990, Williamsburg, VA, Thirteen Colonies Press
Fitzhugh-Millar, JohnElizabethian Country Dances1985ET1985, Williamsburg, Va., Thirteen Colonies Press
Florence, Prof. W. W.Esmeralda Waltz Lancers1882ErSt. Louis
Florence, William WEsmeralda waltz-lanciers. Arranged for the Esmeralda club, of St. Louis, Mo. by Prof. W. W. Florence1882EL#203 St. Louis Mo. 1882. Created for the Esmeralda Club of Saint Louis, this short pamphlet consists of five figures of a waltz quadrille with a brief explanation of each figure. 4 p 15 cm.;LOC: GV1761.F63
Fonteyn, MargotThe Magic of Dance1979EJAlfred A. Knopf, Publisher, New York, 1979, 1500-1979
Forbush, William B. & Allen, Harry R.Book of games for home, school, and playground1927EP1927
Ford, Mr. and Mrs. HenryGood Morning; Old Fashioned Dancing Revived1926EJPRTDearborn Publishing Company, Dearborn, Michigan. pp 169
Foreman, H. A., Mrs.Illustrated portfolio of artistic dancing / by Mrs. H.A. Foreman.1894EL#010 Portland, Ore. : Peaslee Bros., c1894. This is a book of twelve photographs showing Mrs. Foreman's dance students in a variety of dance poses including "The Persian Vestal Dance," "The Minuet," "Society Skirt Dance," "Butterfly Skirt Dance," "The Cacucha," and "Scarf Dance." 22 leaves : ill; 24 x 30 cm;LOC: GV1753 .F71
Forrest, Romayne deHow And What To Dance1928ERChicago
Forrest, Romayne deHow To Dance And What To Dance1930ErChicago (same)
Forrester, FrancisMinnie's playroom; or, how to practise calisthetics1853EPBoston 1853 Rand & Avery, aslo rev 1856.
Foster, R. F.Foster's complete hoyle, an encyclopedia of games1909EP1909
Foster, StephenThe Social Orchestra for Flute or Violin1854EPNew York 1973 Da Capo Press
Fraisier, M. J. C.The scholars companion, containing a choice collection of cotillons & country-dances. By M. J. C. Fraisier1796EL#075 Boston: Printed by D. Bowen, at the Columbia museum press, for the author 1796. Although the title of this manual would indicate a collection of cotillions (figure dances usually performed by four couples), the dances are, in fact, English country dances, performed by a column of men facing a column of women. The collection includes directions for 50 English country dances. 16 p 16 cm;LOC: GV1763.F7 Microfilm 82/5855 (GV)
Frances GrimbleThe Edwardian Modiste1997EJLavolta Press 1997, 85 authentic patterns with instructions, fashion plates, and Period Sewing; TT520.G75 1996; ISBN 0-9636517-1-4
Frank H. Norman, Sr.Complete Dance Instructor1914ErMontreal
Frank, Charles Julius ed.The latest method, home instruction by mail, dancing courses ... arranged and ed. by Charles J. Frank1922ELr#076 Philadelphia, Pa., The Beacon academy, 1922. This is a series of three pamphlets, each from sixteen to twenty-four pages, that describes the waltz, foxtrot, and the one step. Designed for those who "know nothing at all about Modern Dances," each pamphlet provides preliminary exercises and basic lessons for execution of the steps. v. 1. The waltz.--v. 2. The fox trot.--v. 3. The one step. 3 v 20 cm;LOC: GV1751.F7
Franklin, MalvinModern Dances, Society's Latest Dance Folio1914ErN.Y.
Franks, A. H.The Ballroom Dancer's Handbook1940ErLondon
Franks, A. H.Social Dance: A Short History1963ET1963, London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1400-Present
Fred'k A. Stokes, publ.Good Form, Manners Good And Bad...1890ERN.Y.
Fred'k Warne, publ.The Ball-Room Guide, A Handy Manual1890cErLondon / N.Y.
French, J. A.The Prompter's Hand Book1893ERPhiladelphia
French, J. A. edThe prompter's handbook. Ed. by J. A. French1893EL#079 Boston, London, O. Ditson company; [etc., etc.] c1893. Similar to other prompter's books published during the last half of the nineteenth century, French gives instructions for calling the figures of quadrilles including examples of how the calls correlate to the music. The book also covers the calling of contra dances (progressive figure dances performed by a column of men facing a column of women). 88 p. 16 cm.;LOC: GV1767.F87
Frost, HelenClog and Character Dances1926ET1926, NY, A. S. Barnes
Frost, HelenOriental And Character Dances1930ErNew York
Fulton, Levi et al.Practical system of book-keeping1851EP1863
Gaer, Joseph, ed.The Theatre of the Gold Rush Decade in SF1935ET1935, reprint 1970, NY, Burt Franklin
Gallini, Giovamnni A.New Collection of Forty-Four Cotillons1780EpLondon c.1780 R.Dodsley
Gallini, Giovanni AndreaA New Collection Of Forty-Four Cotillions1760cErLondon
Gallini, Giovanni-AndreaCritical observations on the Art of Dancing with A collection of Cotillions of French Dances1770?ETrLondon, Author
Gallini, Giovanni-Andrea (1728-1805)A treatise on the art of dancing. By Giovanni Andrea Gallini1772ELTr#080 London, Printed for the author and sold by R. Dodsley [etc.] 1772. 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 and discussion includes practices in Britain, Spain, Naples, the peasants of Tirol, Russia, Turkey, China, Africa, and the Americas. 292 p 20 cm;LOC: GV1601.G17
Gardner, Ella (1893-1942)Public dance halls, their regulation and place in the recreation of adolescents, by Ella Gardner1929EL#205 Washington, U.S. Govt. print. off., 1929. This pamphlet discusses the legislative regulation of public dance halls in twenty-eight states. Some of the regulations undertaken by the states include restrictions on attendance, hours of operation, supervision, and regulation of the physical and social conditions of the hall. The author also discusses some of the regulations and ordinances of 100 cities including one from Lincoln, Nebraska that required patrons to keep their bodies at least six inches apart. 57 p 23 cm.;LOC: GV1623.G3
Gardner, William WModern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts. By W. W. Gardner, D.D.1893EL#081 Louisville, Ky., Baptist book concern, 1893. This antidance tract was originally a sermon presented by the author in Maysville, Kentucky in 1849 and repeated in 1866. It was published as a circular in 1874 and revised in 1887. The arguments are typical of this genre of literature. The author concludes that, based on his interpretation of the Scriptures, dance is dangerous to health, piety, and usefulness. 104 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1741.G22
Gaskell, EthelDancing Do's and Don't's1925ET1925, London, Methuen & Company, Ltd.
Gass, HenryThe waltz C. A combination of curved steps and movements, so as to represent or describe the letter C. Composed by Henry Gass1876ELp#082 Mobile, Ala. c1876. This small aide de memoire for the waltz provides separate instruction for the woman's part, the man's part, and three versions of the pursuit step. 7 p 15 cm;LOC: GV1761.G25
Gates, Mrs. Edward P.Successful socials1921EP1921
Geister, EdnaIce-breakers and the ice-breaker herself1921EP1921
Geographia, publ.The Language Of Flowers1890cERLondon
George Routledge, publ.Routledge's Ball-Room Guide (Companion)1865cErLondon
Gerbes, Angelika RenateGottfried Taubert on Social and Theatrical dance of the early 18th Century1972ET1972 Ohio State University Edition, 1977, University Microfilms, PhD Dissertation, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Gibbs-Smith, Charles HThe Fashionable Lady in the 19th Century1960ET1960, London, Victoria & Albert Museum
Gilbert, M. B.The Director monthly magazine (10 issues)1898ErPortland, Maine
Gilbert, M. B.Gilbert Dances1913ErN.Y.
Gilbert, M. B. (1847-1910)Round dancing, by M. B. Gilbert1890ELPRTj#250 Portland, ME 1890. Gilbert, a well-known dancing master, notes that his book will deal only with round dnaces and for other dances or rules of etiquette, the reader should turn elsewhere. After a brief discusion of the positions of the feet, the author discusses, in some length, the waltz position. The manual gives the directions for a large number of waltz, polka, galop, redowa, and mazurka variations--many of which are not described in other contemporary dance literature. pp 203 20 cm
Gilbert, M.B., Ed.The Director: Dancing, Deportment, Etiquette,...1898EPBrooklyn,NY 1975 Dance Horizons Newsletter of dance
Ginsburg, Madeleine, Avril Hart, Valerie D. Mendes400 Years of Fashion1984ET1984, London, Victoria & Albert Museum
Giovannini, FrancescoBallo Di Ieri E Ballo D'Oggi1922ERMilan
Glover, Ellye H.Dame Curtsey's book of guessing contests1912EP1912
Goessling, Adeline O.Farm and home cook book and housekeeper's assistant1907EPSpringfield, MA 1907c Phelps Pub. Co.
Goldman, NormaThe Big Apple1938ErNewark, N.J.
Gott, George C.Old Familiar Dances with Figures1890ETpBoston 1890 Oliver Ditson Co. Also reprint 1918 Boston, Mass; Philadelphia, PA; Oliver Ditson Co.
Gourdoux, J.H.Principes... Sur1804ErL'ART DE LA DANSE Paris English translation by Ellis Rogers
Gourdoux-Daux, J. H.Elements and principles of the art of dancing, as used in the polite and fashionable circles, also rules of deportment and descriptions of manners of civility, pertaining to that art: from the French of J. H. G., by V. G.1817ELTpr#212 Philadelphia, Printed by J. F. Hurtel, 1817. A translation of Gourdoux-Daux's Principes de la Danse (Paris 1804 and 1811), this manual is important for its description of step and step sequences appropriate in the performance of the popular ballroom dance, the quadrille (called contilion by the author). The quadrille is a series of figures, organized into sets and performed by sets of four couples. The manual begins with discussions on deportment, positions, and continues with descriptions of various steps including assemblé, jeté, echappé, chassé, and glissadé. Step combinations are given for nineteen quadrille figures, such as "right and left," "hands round," "English chain," "ladies' chain," and "balancé." 93 p. 18 cm.;LOC: GV1590.G68
Grant, Horatio NThe double sword dance. Described and copyrighted November, 1895, by Prof. H. N. Grant1895EL#088 Buffalo NY c1895. Part of a series of pamphlets published by Grant, this work provides preparatory exercises and instructions for steps including the pas de basque, waltz turn, and shuffle. Grant notes that the double sword dance can be performed as a solo or duet. 100 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1795.G725
Grant, Horatio NHow to become successful teachers of the art of dancing in conjunction with how to manage a favor-german, by Prof. H. N. Grant1893ELr#089 Buffalo, NY [Kraft & Stern, printers] c1893. Written for teachers of ballroom dance, this manual is illustrated with many diagrams designed to be useful in the classroom. Discussions include how to open a dance class, how to conduct a private lesson, and what to teach. Suggestions on appropriate dances include the mazurka, redowa, and polka. Group dances include descriptions of several figures for the grand march, six figures for the German (also known as the cotillon), and several contra dances. 32 p 24 cm;LOC: GV1751.G76
Grant, Horatio NIrine skipping rope dance, originated and described by Prof. H. N. Grant1895EL#087 Buffalo NY c1895. Grant describes ten steps of a solo dance that requires a rope as a prop. 164 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1795.G74
Grant, Horatio N.The Highland fling and how to teach it, by Prof. Grant ... [Book no. 2]1892EL#086 Buffalo, NY, Electric city press c1892. This short pamphlet is devoted to the Highland Fling, described as a popular fancy dance, especially appropriate for children. The author gives four exercises and descriptions for eleven steps, many with multiple parts. 39 p 16 cm;LOC: GV1795.G735
Green, AbelShow Biz from Vaudeville to Video1951EJT1951, NY, Henry Holt & Company
Green, HarveyLight of the Home1983EP1983
Green, W.C.Book of good manners1922EPNew York 1922c Social Mentor
Greenaway, KateKate Greenaway's Language Of Flowers1884ErN.Y.
Greene, William EThe terpsichorean monitor. By William E. Greene1889ELr#090 Providence, R.I., E. A. Johnson & co., printers, 1889. This manual, a compilation of previously published materials, includes a brief discussion on dancing and deportment, bows (which the author considers the "criteria of good breeding"), and a section on introductons with instructions on how to shake hands. The book also covers information on the duties of an escort, how to ask a lady to dance, and responsibilities of guests. General information is provided on quadrilles and the cotillon (also known as the German). However, the only dances described in detail are the figures for three quadrilles. 39 p. 9 cm.;LOC: GV1751.G79
Griffiths, JohnA Collection of the Newest and Most fashionable Country Dances and Cotillions1788EpProvidence 1788 n.p.
Grimbez, FranVintage Costumes1989ET1989, San Francisco, Ca.
Gross, JeanGranny's recipes, remedies, and helpful hints1989EP1989
Gross, Rev. J. B.The Parson On Dancing1879ErPhiladelphia
Grove, Lilly, Lady (-1941)Dancing, by Mrs. Lilly Grove, F.R.G.S., and other writers, with musical examples. Illustrated by Percy Macquoid and by numerous reproductions of engravings, prints and photographs.1907EJLPRT#077 London [etc.] Longmans, Green. and co., 1907. Originally published in 1895, Mrs Grove's account of dance history was considered one of the most important books on dance during the late nineteenth century. Although based on previously published materials, the book maintained popularity for several decades. Using a formula employed by many writers, Mrs. Grove writes about the dances of antiquity, ritual dances, and the dances of "savages." The remainder of the book is devoted to the dance of many lands and cultures indcluding Scotland, Wales, Hungary, Russia, Lapland, Spain, and Portugal. 454 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1601.F84 1907
Grover, Kathryn, ed.Dining in America, 1850-19001987EPRochester, NY 1987 U. of Mass. Press
Grover, Kathryn, ed.Hard at play1992EP1992 Leisure in America, 1840-1940
Guillard, YvesEarly Scottish Reel Setting Steps and the Influence of the French Quadrille1989ET1989 (Dance Studies,Vol. 13, ed. R. Lange), Jersey Centre for Dance Studies
Gutstadt, M. M.The Prompter1883ErWatertown, N.Y.
Häcker, J. G.Der Selbstlehrende Tanzmeister...1835ErGrimma
H., H. E.Parlor games for the wise and otherwise1887EP1887
Hagan, TereSilverplated flatware1981EPPaducah, KY 1981 Collector Books An identification & value guide
Haile, LaureI Love to Dance1983ET1983, Ballroom Dancing
Hale, Lucretia P.Fagots for the fireside1894EP1894
Hale, Mrs.Manners, or happy homes and good society...1868EOBoston 1972 Tilton (Brandeis?)(PJPxb)
Hale, Mrs. SarahFlora's Interpreter And Fortuna Flora1850ERBoston
Hale, Virginia S.Book of etiquette1923EPNew York 1923 Dell Cover det.
Hall, Florence H.Correct thing in good society1902EPBoston 1902c Page
Hall, Florence H.Social customs1887EHPBoston 1887c Estes & Lauriat. Also rev 1911.
Ham, Mordecai FranklinThe modern dance; a historical and analytical treatment of the subject; religious, social, hygienic, industrial aspects as viewed by the pulpit, the press, medical authorities, municipal authorities, social workers, etc., by M. F. Ham ... illustrations by Will N. Noonan.1916EL#207 San Antonio, The San Antonio printing company, 1916. This is the second published edition of a sermon Ham delivered as part of an evangelistic campaign in Palestine, Texas in 1914 and his arguments are typical of this genre of antidance literature. Although Ham and other writers recognize dance in the Bible, it was interpreted as only danced by women, never in closed rooms, and never at night. Also typical of this type of manual, the author includes a list of other denunciations from Catholic, Jewish, Episcopal church leaders. And, in an unusual addition, Ham includes an attack against social dance written by famed ballerina, Lydia Lupokova. Ham, in his colorful language, notes he has published this warning to "save many young men and women from one of Satan's most fetching appeals to the lust of the flesh." 60 p 23 cm.;LOC: GV1741.H3
Hamilton, Jack, ed.The Ralph Page Book of Contras1969ET1969, reprint 1973, London, English Folkdance & Song Society
Hammond, Sandra NEvolution of the Ballet Class1978ET1978, University of Arizona
Hanson, KittyDisco Fever1978ET1978, NY, The New American Library, Inc.
Harland, MarionBreakfast, luncheon and tea1875EPNew York 1875 Scribner, Armstrong & Co.
Harland, MarionCommon sense in the household1871EPNew York 1871c Charles Scribner cover loose, t.p. detatched
Harland, MarionEve's daughters1882EP1882
Harland, MarionMarion Harland's complete etiquette1905EPIndianapolis 1914 Bobbs-Merrill
Harris, Jane A.; Anne Pittmann & Marlys S. WallerDance a While1968ET1968, Burgess Publishing Company
Harris-Warrick, Rebecca & Carol G. MarshMusical Theatre at the Court of Louis XIV1994ET1994, Great Britain, Cambridge University Press
Hartley, Cecil B.Gentlemen's book of etiquette1860EPTPhiladelphia 1860 G.G.Evans Ball. Also rev 1874, Boston, J. S. Locke.
Hartley, FlorenceThe Ladies' Book of Etiquette1860EPT1860, Boston, G. W. Cottrell. Also rev 1870, 1873. Also reprint 1993 Davenport, IA Amazon Drygoods
Hartley, FlorenceThe Ladies' Book Of Etiquette And Manual Of Politeness1860ERBoston
Harvey, J. H.Wehman's complete dancing master and call book: containing a full and complete description of all the modern dances, together with the figures of the german. By J. H. Harvey1889ELPR#091 New York, H. J. Wehman c1889. This is a typical example of a manual compiled from previously published materials and assembled by a publisher. The manual contains hints for balls and information on the performance of quadrilles and round dances. The popular parlor game known as the German or cotillon is given 55 figures. 88 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1751.H33
Haskell, Mrs. E.F.Housekeeper's encyclopedia (Civil War Cooking)1861EPMendocino, CA 1992 Shep
Haverly, JackNegro Minstrels1903ERChicago
Hawn, Henry G., ed.One hundred choice selections1916EP1916
Hazard, Willis P.The Ball-Room Companion1849ErPhiladelphia
Head, J.H.Home pastimes1860EPBoston 1860 J.E. Tilton
Heartz, DanielHoftanz and Basse Dance1966ETJournal Amer. Musicological Society. vol. 19, No.1, 1966, p.13-36.
Heckman, George C (1825-1902)Dancing as a Christian amusement. By the Rev. George C. Heckmann1879EL#092 Philadelphia, Presbyterian board of publication 1879. This antidance treatise presents three of the central arguments for this genre of literature. First, dance is injurious to the health; second, dance is a waste of time and money. The third argument recognizes that dance is mentioned in the Bible; however, the author claims that only women danced and solely for religious purposes. 36 p. 16 cm.;LOC: GV1741.H44
Helmke, Eduard F.D.Almanach Der Neuesten Modetänze Fur Das Jahr 18321832ErMerseburg
Henderson, Mrs. NicholasEtiquette Of The Ball-Room and Guide to All the New and Fashionable Dances, Containing Steps and FigLondon1854cErLondon
Henderson, Mrs. NicholasSoirees Dansantes: Handbook of the Ballroom1865ET1865, London, George Biggs/Strand
Hentschke, Th.Allgemeine Tanzkunst1836ErStralsund
Hill, Lucille E.Athletic and out-door sports for women1908EP1908
Hill, Mrs. A.P.Confederate receipt book orig. title: Mrs. Hill's new cook book1872EPBirmingham,AL 1985 Oxmoor House Antique American Cookbooks
Hill, Mrs. A.P.Mrs. Hill's new cook book rep.as: Confederate receipt book1872EOBirmingham,AL 1985 Oxmoor House Antique American Cookbooks
Hill, Thos. E.Hill's manual of social and business forms1873EPAlso rev 1880, 1885. Also reprint 1969, 1971.
Hillgrove, ThomasArt of Dancing or Hillgrove Ballroom Guide and Practical Dancer1869ETNY, Dick & Fitzgerald
Hillgrove, ThomasA complete practical guide to the art of dancing. Containing descriptions of all fashionable and approved dances, full directions for calling the figures, the amount of music required; hints on etiquette, the toilet, etc.1863EJLPR#293 New York, Dick & Fitzgerald 1863. New York dancing master Hillgrove acknowledges that he has "availed himself of all the books from which he might elicit any valuable information." Indeed, very little of the manual is original. Divided into six parts, Hillgrove discusses the benefits of dance, dress, deportment and etiquette in the ballroom and the supper room. The second part focuses on bows and courtesies, positions of the feet, and provides exercises for the feet and legs. The third and fourth parts discuss the quadrille and provide many figures; the fifth part is devoted to round dances such as the waltz, polka, schottisch, galop, and polka mazurka. The last section focuses on more quadrille figures and other group dances such as the "Virginia Reel," "Money Musk," and College Hornpipe. 237 p 17 cm;LOC: GV1751.H63
Hillgrove, ThomasThe scholars' companion and ballroom vade mecum ... With hints and instructions respecting toilet, deportment,&c., &c. ... By Thomas Hillgrove1857ELRp#094 New York, T. R. Turnbull & co., printers, 1857. This manual was reissued in 1858 under the title Hillgrove's scholars' companion and ball-room guide ..., and formed the basis for a similar publication, A complete practical guide to the art of dancing, published in 1863. Typical of many nineteenth-century dance manuals, little of the text originated from the pen of New York dancing master Thomas Hillgrove. Instead, much is borrowed from previously published manuals. The scholars' companion gives information on dress, introductions, etiquette and deportment and describes the most popular ballroom dances of the day--quadrille, waltz, polka, schottisch, polka redowa, polka mazurka, gorlitza, and redowa. Noticeably missing from Hillgroves's manual is any reference to the popular group dance known as the cotillon or German. 96 p 15 cm;LOC: GV1751.H65 1857
Hofer, Mari RuefPolite and Social Dances1917ETr1917, Chicago, Clayton F. Summy Company
Hoffmann, May C.Games for everybody1905EP1905
Hoffmann, Prof.Parlor amusements and evening party entertainmentsxxxxEPn.d.
Hollick, FrederickMarriage guide1860EP1860
Hollister, Helen E.Parlor Games1905EP1905. Also rev 1909.
Holt, ArdernHow to dance the revived ancient dances. By Ardern Holt1907EL#200 London, H. Cox, 1907. Holt begins his discussion with a history of "chorography" and the work of famed eighteenth-century dancing masters and choreographers Guillaume-Louis Pecour, Pierre Beauchamps, and Raoul-Auger Feuillet. Several pages of dances written in the dance notation system devised by Feuillet are included. Holt's "reconstruction" of the pavan includes the appropriate music from Thoinot Arbeau's 1588 manual, Orchesographie. For decades, the inclusion of the notation and music was deceiving to many unsuspecting people who used Holt's manual to reconstruct dances for the Renaissance and Baroque. Holt's interpretations bear no resemblance to the originals; however, they do clearly illuminate the romanticized aura that began to surround such dances as the minuet during the nineteenth century. Line drawings and photographs enhance Holt's manual. 158 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1753.H7
Holt, EmilyEncyclopaedia of etiquette1901EPRGarden City, NY also 1915 Doubleday (PJP)
Honor, C.De L'Art De La Danse1833ErGeneva
Hopkins, J. S.The tango and other up-to-date dances; a practical guide to all the latest dances, tango, one step, innovation, hesitation, etc., described step by step, by J. S. Hopkins; illustrated with photographs posed by Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Castle, Joseph C. Smith ... and many other famous dancers1914ELPRTj#097 Chicago, Akron, NY, etc. The Saalfield publishing company 1914. This manual is an excellent source for ragtime era dances including the one step, tango, Brazilian maxixe, and hesitation waltz. The book is richly illustrated with more than twenty photos of many famous exhibition ballroom couples such as Irene and Vernon Castle; and Maurice and Florence Walden. 137 p. 19 cm.;LOC: GV1755.H6
Hostetler, LawrenceTeach Yourself The Latest Steps1940ErN.Y.
Hostetler, Lawrence AThe Art of Social Dancing1934ERT1934, NY, A.S. Barnes and Company, Inc. Also 1936
Houghton, Walter R. et al.American etiquette and rules of politeness1882EPChicago 1882c Rand, McNally 6th ed. Ball section copied. Cover loose.
House and HomePractical book. In two volumes. Vol. 11896EPChicago 1894-1896 Rand, McNally (PJP)
Howard, Maria W.Lowney's cook book1912EPBoston 1912 Walter M.Lowney Co. rev.ed.
Howard-Smith, LoganGood Times At Home1909ERna
Howe, EliasThe American Dancing Master1862ERBoston
Howe, EliasAmerican dancing master, and ball-room prompter: containing about five hundred dances1862ELPTj#102 Boston, E. Howe, 1862. This is one of several manuals credited to the well-known American inventor, Elias Howe. Like many nineteenth-century dance manuals, it is a compilation of other sources and assembled by a publisher. The book begins with a brief etiquette of the ballroom and continues with information on the supper room and how to arrange balls. The work also discusses many popular group dances including the quadrille, country dance, and German or parlor cotillon as well as round dances--polka, schottisch, esmerelda, polka redowa, and zingerilla. 160 p 17 cm. Also 1889.;LOC: GV1751.H84 1862
Howe, EliasComplete ball-room hand book, containing upwards of three hundred dances ... By Elias Howe, assisted by several eminent professors of dancing1858ELT#243 Boston, A. Williams, 1858. To demonstrate the authority of this manual, the publisher claims the author to be American inventor, Elias Howe. Similar to many other dance manuals published throughout the nineteenth century, this book is a publisher's compilation of other sources. The book begins with a description of ballroom etiquette, dress, appropriate music, and rules for prompters. The manual continues of the era's most popular dances including quadrilles, waltz, polka, schottisch, gorlitza, polka mazurka, country dances, and figures for forty-two "Fancy Cotillons," (also known as the cotillon or German), a group dance performed as a series of party games, usually to waltz music. 118 p 16 cm.;LOC: GV1751.H86 1858
Howe, EliasFifty Contra Dances, Hornpipes, Reels, Jigs, Fancy Dances, &c. with calls and figures. Arranged for the Piano or Organ.1850EPTrBoston Author. 2 volumes. music/
Howe, EliasHowe's Complete Ball-Room Hand Book1859EPRBoston 1859 Hubbard W. Swett, Pub.
Howe, EliasHowe's Drawing-Room Dances, especially designed for Social Evening Parties; containing all the popular and fashionable Quadrilles, Cotillions, Fancy Dances, Contra Dances, &c. with every variety of the latest and most approved Figures and Calls for the Different Changes. Music arranged for the Piano-Forte.1859EPTjrBoston, Russell & Tolman. New York, Firth, Pond & Co. pp 93.
Howe, EliasHowe's Fifty Contra Dances1865EjpBoston c.1865 Elias Howe MUSIC
Howe, EliasHowe's new American dancing master, containing about five hundred dances1882ELRBoston, E. Howe, c1882. 139 p. illus. 20 cm.;LOC: GV1751.H84 1882
Howe, EliasHowe's No. 2. Fifty Contra Dances1865EjpBoston c.1865 Elias Howe MUSIC
Howe, EliasHowe's Parlor Dances (music with dance descriptions)1871cERBoston
Howe, EliasImproved Edition of the Musician's Omnibus1861EpBoston 1861 Elias Howe
Howe, EliasThe pocket ball-room prompter1886ELR#099 Boston, O. Ditson & Co., c1886. This small, pocketsiz manual is attributed to American in-ventor Elias Howe; however, a publisher assembled it. Even though the manual itself is small in size, it manages to pack in a thorough discussion of etiquette of the ballroom and supper room, a discussion on the differences betwn public balls an private parties, and how to call quadrilles or cotillons. Descriptions are included for numerous dances including the polka, waltz, schottisch, quadrille, and contra dance. 47 p 10 cm.;LOC: GV1767.H84
Howe, Elias, Jr., Comp.The Musicians Companion1850EpBoston 1850 Oliver Ditson & Co. Three volumes.
Howland, Mrs. E. A.American economical housekeeper1845EPWorcester 1845c William Allen Covers det.
HoyleHoyle's games1845EP1845
HoyleHoyle's games1857EPPhiladelphia 1863 J.B.Lippincott
HoyleHoyle's games. Autograph edition1914EP1914
HoyleStandard Hoyle1909EP1909
Hubbert, James MonroeDancers and dancing; a calm and rational view of the dancing question, by Pastor J. M. Hubbert1901EL#104 Nashville, Tenn., Cumberland Presbyterian publishing house c1901. At first glance, Hubbert appears to be presenting both pro and con agruments regarding the suitability of dancing. However, the discussion is weighted toward the common discourse found in this genre of antidance literature. Hubbert argues that although dance was practiced in biblical times, it was performed by and for women. Additionally, he concludes that dance is bad for the health and a waste of time and money. 44 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1741.H87
Huestis & Cozans, publ.The Art Of Good Behavior And Letter Writer...1850ERN.Y.
Hughes, DavidInstrumental Music1959ETBoston, Mass, Harvard University Press
Humphry, Mrs.Manners for men1897EPExeter 1979 Webb& Bower Ball section copied
Humphry, Mrs.Manners for women1897EPExeter 1979 Webb& Bower Has no dance chapter.
Hurd, CherylCome to tea1993EPScotia, NY 1993 Teapot Press
Hurd, VictoriaFour Dances of Early 17th Century Spain1968ETM.A. Thesis
Ide, Jacob (1785-1880)The nature and tendency of balls, seriously and candidly considered; in two sermons1819EL#105 Dedham : Printed by M. & W.H. Mann, 1819. This book consists of two sermons delivered by Jacob Ide (1785-1880), pastor of the Second Church in Medway during December 1818. In these sermons, the pastor declares that balls are too expensive, "excite very ardent feeling," and lead to an "inordinate love of company" resulting in idleness. The second sermon is devoted to a common theme in nineteenth-century antidance literature, that dancing and attending balls are contrary to Scripture. Ide's sermons were reprinted in 1859. 50 p 21 cm;LOC: GV1741.I2 1818
Inglehearn, Madeleine15th Century Dances from Burgundy and Italy1981ETLondon, Companie of Dansers, Guildhall Waits.
Isaac, Mr.New Dances for the Queen's Birthday1715ET1706-1715
Issac, Mr. and Paisible, JamesThe friendship : Mr. Isaac's new dance for the year 1715 / the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. Pemberton1715EL#124 London, Printed for I. Talch, and I. Hare, (1715). This ballroom duet for one couple, preserved in feuillet notations, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c.1640-c 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (died 1721). The eight-couplet dance is in duple meter. The dance notation system, first published by dancing master Raould-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710), is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to the bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps. E. Pemberton notated the dance. 8 29 cm;LOC: MT950.P2 F6 & GV1589
Issac, Mr. and Paisible, JamesThe Godolphin : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1714 / the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. Pemberton1714EL#131 London, Printed for I. Walsh, and I. Hare, 1714. This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c.1640-c.1720) to music composed by James Paisible (died 1721). The five couplet dance is in duple meter and is dedicated to the Lady Harriot Godolphin, considered to be a "particular good dancer," by E. Pemberton, the notator of the dance. The dance notation system, first published by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710), is based on tract drawings that trace the patter of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps. 7 leaves 29 cm;LOC: MT950.P2 G5; GV1589
Issac, Mr. and Paisible, JamesThe Northumberland : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters.1713?EL#008 London : Printed for I. Walsh & I. Hare, 1713? This ballroom dance for one couple in eight couplets, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-1720) to music composed by James Paisible (died 1721). The dance notation system, firt published by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710), is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps. 9 leaves : ill, music; 29 cm;LOC: MT950.P2 N5 (Case)
Issac, Mr. and Paisible, JamesThe Pastorall. Mr Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 17131713EL#125 London, Printed for I Walsh, and I. Hare, 1713. This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet natation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c.1640-c1720) to music composted by James Paisible (died 1721). The fourteen couplet dance begins in 6/4 and changes to a hornpipe on the ninth couplet. The dance notation system, first published by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710), is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps. The dance was notated by dancing master E. Pemberton who urged all dancing masters who had not learned the "characters of dancing" (Feuillet notation) either through "prejudice or mistaken notions" should do so as "it is necessary as the notes of music." 12 p 29 cm;LOC: MT950.P2 P3; GV1589
Issac, Mr. and Paisible, JamesThe Princess. Mr. Isaac's New Dance, made for Her Majesty's Birth Day1707?EL#006 London : Printed for I. Walsh & I. Hare, 1710?. This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c.1720) to music composed by James Paisible (died 1721). A triple meter dance of nine couplets, the meter changes to 6/4 at the commencement of the fifth couplet. The dance notation system, first published by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710), is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps. 10 leaves : ill, music; 29 cm;LOC: MT950.P2 P6 (Case)
Issac, Mr. and Paisible, JamesThe rigadoon royal : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1711 / engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. de la Garde, dancing master1711EL#126 London, Printed for I. Walsh, & I. Walsh, 1771. This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c.1640-1720) to music composed by James Paisible (died 1721). The eight couplet dance is in duple meter. The dance notation system, first published by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710), is based on tact drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps. 9 leaves 29 cm;LOC: MT950.P2 R33; GV1589
Issac, Mr. and Paisible, JamesThe Royal Ann. Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 17121712EL#127 London, Printed for I. Hare & I. Hare, 1712. This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-1720) to music composed by James Paisible (died 1721). The eight couplet dance is in triple meter. The dance notation system, first published by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710), is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps. English dancing master, E. Pemberton (fl. 1711), probably notated the dance. 8 leaves 29 cm.;LOC: MT950.P2 R4; GV 1589
Issac, Mr. and Paisible, JamesThe royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709 / the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figurs [sic] for the use of masters writ by Mr. de la Garde ... and revis'd by the author.1709EL#128 London, Printed for I. Walsh & P. Randall ... & I. Hare, 1709. This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c.1720) to music composed by James Paisible (died 1721). The fifteen couplet dance begins in 6/4 but changes to "brisk minuet time" on the eleventh couplet. The dance notation system, first published by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710), is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps. 14 leaves 29 cm.;LOC: MT950.P2 R45; GV 1589
Issac, Mr. and Paisible, JamesThe royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1710 / the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of ma[ste]rs writt [sic] by Mr. de la Garde1710EL#129 London, Printed for J. Walsh & P. Randall ... & J. Hare, 1710. This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c.1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (died 1721). The fifteen couplet dance begins in duple meter, changes to a triple meter sarabande at the tenth couplet, and changes once more to a canary on the twelfth couplet. The dance notation system, first published by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710), is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps. 14 leaves 29 cm.;LOC: MT950.P2 R55; GV 1589
Issac, Mr. and Paisible, JamesThe Royall. Mr. Isaac's new dance1712?EL#007 London : Printed for I. Walsh & I. Hare, 1711? This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c.1720) to music composed by James Paisible (died 1721). The eleven couplet dance begins in triple meter and changes to a hornpipe on the fifth couplet. The dance notation system, first published by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710), is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps. 12 leaves : ill, music; 29 cm;LOC: MT950.P2 R5 (Case)
Issac, Mr. and Weaver, John (1673-1760)A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court: viz. the Richmond, the roundeau, the rigadoon, the favourite, the Spanheim, and the Britannia. All compos'd by Mr. Isaac, and writ down in characters, by John Weaver, dancing-master1706ELj#164 London, Printed for the author, and sold by J. Vaillant, 1706. Dancer, teacher, and theoretician John Weaver (1673-1760) compiled this important collection of choreographies by Mr. Isaac. With melodies composed by James Paisible, the collection contains six ballroom dances: "The Richman," "The Rondeau," "The Rigadoon," "The Favorite," "The Spanheim," and "The Britannia." All are couple dances and are notated in a notation system first published in 1700 by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710). The system is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or left hand side of the tract indicate the steps. 321 p 27 cm.;LOC: MT950.A2 I7
J. C. Dorn, publ.How To Dance1915cERChicago
J. Smith, publ.The Art Of Dancing1935ERDetroit. Different from Wisconsin edition
J. Smith, publ.The Art Of Dancing1935ERWisconsin. Different from Detroit edition
Jackson, H.Essay on bread1758EPSt. Louis, MO 1966 Mallinckrodt Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics, Vol. IV,
Jacques, D. H.Philosophy of human beauty; or, hints toward physical perfection1867EP1867
Jacques, HenryBallroom Dancing, The Theory and Practice of the Revised Technique1938cErLondon
Jacques, Mary J.Pranks and pastimes1888EP1888
Jaff, S.Der Tanz Im Selbstunterricht1926ERDresden
James Miller, publ.The Ladies' Hand-Book Of Etiquette & Manual Of Politeness1850cERNY
Jarvis, J. albertDiprose's Ball Room Guide ... Fashioanable Dances1857EPEvansville, IN 1996} Crescent City Sutler
Javna, JohnHow to Jitterbug1984ET1984, NY, St, Martin's Press
Jay, Prof. D. F.A.B.C. Guide To Ball-Room Dancing & Quadrille Call Book1900ErChicago
Jenyns, SoameThe Art Of Dancing1729ErLondon
Jerome, CliffComplete Dance: Black Bottom1926ETr1926, NY, T.B. Harms, Inc.
Jerome, Jerome K.Stage-land: curious habits and customs...xxxxEPNew York n.d. John W. Lovell
John Playford, ed.The English Dancing Master1651ErLondon
Johnson Smith, publ.The Confessions Of A Taxi-Dancer1938ERDetroit
Johnson, FA Collection of New Cotillions1750?ETEarly American dances w/music
Johnson, Helen L.Enterprising Housekeeper1898EPPhiladelphia,PA 1898 Enterprise Manufacturing Co.
Johnson, Jn.Choice Collection of 200 Favourite country Dances,..., Vol. 51750EpLondon 1750 Jno.Johnson
Johnson, Sharon & Byron A.Authentic guide to drinks of the Civil War era, 1853-18731992EPGettysburg, PA 1992c Thomas Pub.
Jones, John Griffing (1804-1888)An appeal to all Christians, especially the members of the Methodist Episcopal church, against the practice of social dancing. By Rev. John G. Jones1867EL#107 Saint Louis, P. M. Pinckard, 1867. This tract against the practice of social dancing is based on a series of articles written by Jones in 1852. Jones notes alarm because dance is gaining favor with the public. Two of his arguments are common in this genre of literature. First, he claims that dance is an unhealthy exercise. Second, he claims that dance in the Bible is exempted from criticism because it was interpreted as being performed only by women. Jones argues that dance is the natural result of "fervent piety, and of a heart overflowing with gratitude." 66 p 15 cm;LOC: GV1741.J6
Jones, PamelaThe Relation Between Music and Dance in Cesare Negri's le Gratie d'Amore (1602)1988ETPhD Thesis, London, University of London
Jones, PamelaSpectacle in Milan; Cesare Negri's Torch Dances1986ETEarly Music. vol. 14, no.2, 1986, p.182-198. (w/ music transcriptions). Renaissance Dance Music
Joyes, ClaireMonet's table, the cooking journals of Claude Monet1989EPNY 1989 Simon & Schuster
JullienJulien's Original Mazurka No. 1, or the Cellarius Valse1850EpLondon c.1850 Jullien
Kander, Mrs. Simon & Mrs. Henry SchoenfeldWay to a man's heart Settlement Cook Book1903EPAlso reprint New York 1985 New American Lib; Bedford, MA 1996 Applewood Books
Kasson, John F.Rudeness and civility1990EPNew York 1990 Hill & Wang (PJP)
Keller, Kate Van Winkle & Ralph SweetAmerican Country Dances of the Revolutionary Era (1775-1795)1976ET1976, NY, Country Dance & Song Society of America
Keller, Kate Van Winkle and Genevieve ShimerThe Playford Ball1990ET1990, studies in Dance
King's BookletDancing1912ETNY, Wehman Brothers, in Caffins' book Dancing and Dancers of Today. 1912, NY: Dodd, Mead, & Co.
King, Caroline B.Victorian cakes, a reminiscence with recipes1941EP1986
King, MyraLanguage games1908EPBoston 1908 Educational Pub. Co.
Kingsbury, W. H.A cotilion [!] [By] W. H. Kingsbury1788EL#108 London, S. W. Fores, 1788. A continuous strip mounted on linen (26 1/2 x 208 cm) folded, accordion fashion, to form 10 leaves. This is a charming example of late-eighteenth-century caricature. Although the specific personalities and dances cannot be pinpointed, this collection of ten couples, dressed in ball dress and displaying exaggerated dance poses, is an excellent sample of an art form that flourished in England during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. 28 x 23 cm.;LOC: GV1757.K5
Kingsland, Mrs. BurtonEtiquette for all occasions1901EPNew York 1901 Doubleday, Page & Co.
Kingsland, Mrs. BurtonIn and out door games1904EP1904
Kinkeldy, OttoA Jewish Dancing Master of the Renaissance: Guglielmo Ebreo1463ET1929 Edition, NY, Dance Horizons, Inc.
Kinney, Troy & Margaret WestThe dance, its place in art and life1914EPRNew York 1914 Frederick A. Stokes
Kinney, Troy (1871-1938)Social dancing of to-day, demonstrated by Mr. John Murray Anderson; with text, twenty-nine diagrams and fifty-two illustrations from photographs by Troy and Margaret West Kinney1914ELRp#202 New York, Frederick A. Stokes company, 1914. This is one of the most valuable dance manuals for the study of social dance practices during the ragtime era. The manual is enhanced by twenty six photographs of several important exhibition dance teams (for example, Irene and Vernon Castle; Maurice and Florence Walden). More than thirty steps are described including the one step, tango, Brazilian maxixe, and the hesitation waltz. 49 p 24 cm;LOC: GV1755.K5
Klickman, FloraEtiquette of to-day1916EPLondon n.d. Office of Girl's Own (PJP)
Klinger, Robert LeeDistaff Sketch Book1974ET1974, Union City, Tenn., Pioneer Press, a Collection of Notes & Sketches on Womens' Dress in America 1774-1783
Klinger, Robert LeeSketch Book 76: The American Soldier 1775-17811967ET1967, reprint 1974 Union City, Tenn., Pioneer Press.
Knox, Thomas W.Underground, Or Life Below The Surface1876ErHartford
Kobal, JohnGotta Sing Gotta Dance1970ET1970, London/NY/Sydney/Toronto, The Hamlyn Group
Koebner, F. W.Das Tanz-Brevier1913ERBerlin
Koebner, F. W.Jazz Und Shimmy1921ERBerlin
Koncen, Mathias JProf. M. J. Koncen's quadrille call book and ballroom guide1883ELr#109 St. Louis, Press of S. F. Brearley & co. c1883. This manual is a compilation of previously published materials and includes standard advice on etiquette and dress. Dances include the grand march, quadrilles, and numerous round dances such as the waltz, glide waltz,Boston dip, society waltz, knickerbocker waltz, and the Newport. The popular series of party games called the German (also known as the cotillon) is given sixty-eight figures and other group dances include the "Virginia Reel." 125 p 20 cm;LOC: GV1751.K82
Kopp, E. HThe American prompter and guide to etiquette, comp. by E. H. Kopp. Containing ... full directions for calling and dancing ..1896ELR#110 Cincinnati, New York [etc.] The J. Church company c1896. This manual is acknowledged to be a compilation of previously published materials and, in fact, Kopp's etiquette section can be found in many contemporary works. Callers instructions are given for quadrilles, waltz quadrilles, polka quadrilles, and contra dances. Kopp includes rules and advice for calling dances such as "Never call at the wrong place to please dancers who do not dance correctly." 130 p. 18 cm.;LOC: GV1767.K7
Krausz, JohnHow to buy an elephant1977EP1977
Kynaston, Mr.Twenty Four New Country Dances for the Year 17101710EpLondon 1710 J. Walsh
L'AbbeBall and Stage Dances1650?ETBaroque English
L'Abbe, M.A New Collection of Dances1720EpLondon c.1720 Mr. Barreau's
L. A. Godey & Co.Godey's Lady's Book1857ERPhiladelphia
L. A. Godey & Co.The Lady's Book Repository Of Art, Literature & Fashions1831ErPhiladelphia
Ladies of Plymouth Church76, a cook book1876EPDes Moines, IA 1876 Mills & Co. Covers det.
Lady of Charleston Rutledge, SarahCarolina housewife, or house and home1847EOSouth Carolina 1979 U.S.C. Press reprint gives author as Sarah Rutledge
Lady of distinctionMirror of the graces1811EPSMendocino, CA 1997 Shep (Original pub.: London: Crosby) (OSV has 1817 ed.)
Lamb, WilliamHow and What to Dance1903EJrLondon, C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd. The aim of this book is [...] to set forth clearly those dances which are in fashion at the present day, and some principles which may be useful to pupils who wish to learn "How and What to Dance." Such hints as are easily accessible to ordinary readers in other books have been rather lightly dealt with; others which I see reason to believe are insufficiently appreciated have been unforced at some length. [from the preface] pp 126
Lampe, J. B.The Star Dance Folio, No. 131912Epc.1912
Lane, HarrietBook of Culture1922EPNew York 1922c Social Mentor
Langston, Ann LizbethItalian Gagliarda Dance Movement in Four Dances from Cesare Negri's le Gratie d' Amore (1602)1988ETMA Thesis, UC Riverside
Laughlin, Clara E., ed.Complete Hostess1912EP1912
Laver, JamesEnglish Costume of the 18th Century1931ET1931, London, A & C. Black Ltd.
Laver, JamesEnglish Costume of the 19th Century1929ET1929, London, A & C. Black Ltd.
Lawrence, JohnHow Hollywood Dances1940ET1940, Los Angeles, Ambassador Station, illustrated
Lawson, EdwardGuide To Dancing1899cErLondon
Lawson, EdwardGuide to Dancing1880ET1880, London, George Routledge & Sons
Lawson, EdwardGuide To Dancing, with Notes on its Origin...1900cErLondon
Lawson, JoanEuropean Folk Dance1953ET1953, reprint 1972, Bath, G.B. Pitman
Le Blanc, EsqThe Art of Tying the Cravate1829EPTNY, S. & DA. Forbes
Learned, Ellin CEverybody's complete etiquette1923EPNew York 1923 Stokes (PJP)
Lee, BettyDancing1936EPT1936, Radio City, NYC, Pioneer Publications, Inc. Also 1938, 1945 Pioneer Publications Inc.
Lee, BettyDancing all the latest steps1927EPRNew York 1927 E.J. Clode, Inc.
Lee, BettyDancing All The Latest Steps1926ERChicago (also 1927, 1936, 1943)
Leighton, AnnAmerican gardens of the nineteenth century1989EP1989
Leland, Charles G.Art of conversation (selections reprinted in Civil War Etiquette)1864EONew York 1988 Carleton (PJP) Selections reprinted in Civil War Etiquette
Leloir, MauriceDictionnaire du Costume1951ET1951, Paris, Librarairie Grund
Leopold, Allison K.Victorian frozen dainties1993EPNew York 1993c Clarkson N. Potter
Leopold, Allison K.Victorian preserves, pickles and relishes1992EPNew York 1992c Clarkson N. Potter
Lequet, A. E.The Art and Instruction of Good Dancing1971ETLondon, translation from French, Notes on Antonius Arena
Leslie, ElizaDirections for cookery, in its various branches1848EPNew York 1973 Arno Press 31st ed.
Leslie, ElizaSeventy-five receipts, for pastry, cakes, and sweetmeats1828EPChester, CT n.d. Applewood Books. Also rev New York 1864 James Miller.
Leslie, Miss (Eliza)Behaviour book1854ESPhiladelphia 1854 Hazard 4 ed. (OSV)(PJPxb)
Leslie, Miss (Eliza)Behaviour book: a manual for ladies1853EPPhiladelphia 1853 Hazard 3 ed. (PJP)
Leslie, Miss (Eliza)Miss Leslie's behaviour book1859EH1972 (HUW-H5078.59.21)
Lewis, T.The Figures To The First Set Of Quadrilles1860cErNewport
Lewis, T. PercyVictorian book of cakes1900EPLondon 1991 Anness Law Ltd
Library, Gail & Ax's NavyGood Form1896ErN.Y.
Liller, Johann NicolausTanz-Kunst1842ErLeipzig
Lincoln, Mary J.Mrs. Lincoln's Boston cook book1904EPBoston 1911 Little, Brown rev. ed. Cover loose
Link, CharlesUnique dancing call book1893ELj#113 Rochester, NY, C. Link, c1893. This unique document contains the prompter's calls for twenty-eight dances. The calls themselves are printed in large type, making them easier to read. No dance instructions are provided. 82 p 9 x 16 cm.;LOC: GV1767.L75
Linscott, Mrs. Herbert B.Bright ideas for entertaining1905EP1905
Linthicum, RichardIdeal orator1904EP1904 n.p.
Little, Meredith Ellis & Marsh, Carol G.La Danse Noble, An Inventory of Dances and Sources1992ET1992, New York/Williamstown/Naliburg, Broude Brothers Ltd
Logan, John A.Home manual1889EPBoston, MA 1889c A.M.Thayer
Longman & BroderipLongman & Broderip's Compleat Col. of 200 Favorite Country Dances, ...1781EpLondon c.1781 Longman & Broderip
Longman & Lukey, publ.Set Of Cotillons, Or French Dances1780cErLondon
Lorin, AndréLivre De Contradance, Presente Au Roy1688ErVersailles
Loring, Fred. W.The Boston Dip, and Other Verses1871EPBoston 1871 Loring, Pub. Poem, no instructions.
Lowe, FrancisThe Select Quadrille Preceptor For 18381838ErLondon
Lowe, JosephA new most excellent dancing master (ed. A. Thomas)1860EPStuyvesant, NY 1992 Pendragon Press
Lumm, Emma G.Twentieth century speaker1899EPChicago 1899 Monarch Book Co.
Lunettes, HenryAmerican gentleman's guide to politeness and fashion1857EHPNew York 1857 Derby & Jackson Dress section copied. (HUW-H5078.57.9)
Lustgarten, KarenThe Complete Guide to Disco Dancing1978ET1978, NY, Warner Books
Lustgarten, KarenThe Complete Guide to Touch Dancing1979ET1979, NY, Warner Books
M.C.Everybody's book of correct conductxxxxEPLondon n.d. Saxon Cover loose
MaasThe Nilson Dance and Ballroom guide1871EPNew York 1871 Ornum & Co.
Maas, Prof.The Nilsson Dance & Ball-Room Guide1871ERNew York
MacPherson, William A.The music of the English country dance, 1651-1728 (2 vols.)1984EPAnn Arbor, MI 1984 UMI (Harvard U. dissertation)
Macdonald, GerardDear Prudence1985EPLondon 1985c Century Pub.
Magri, GennaroTheoretical and Practical Treatise on Dancing1779ET1779, translation by Mary Skeaping, 1988, London Dance Books
Magriel, Paul, ed.Chronicles of the American dance1948EPNew York 1948 Henry Holt and Co.
Mahler, JacobOriginal Cotillion Figures1900ETjprSt. Louis, Gottschalk Printing Company
Manners, Mrs.At home and abroad or, how to behave1864EPNew York 1864 D. Appleton Intended for children
Maple, Col. DickPalaces Of Sin, Or The Devil In Society1902ERSt. Louis
Marian of EdwinstowePossets, caudles, syllabubs and other drinks ...1985EPMA 1985c Cooks' Guild
Marinoff, SergeiThe Charleston1925ETr1925, Chicago, Author
Marks III, Joseph EAmerica Learns to Dance1957EPT1957. New York, Dance Horizions
Marks III, Joseph EThe Mathers on Dancing1975ET1975, NY, Dance Horizons
Marrocco, W. ThomasInventory of 15th Century Bassedanze, Balli & Balletti1450ET1981, NY, Congress on Research in Dance
Marsh, Agnes & LucilleTextbook Of Social Dancing1935ErN.Y.
Marsh, Agnes and Lucile MarshText Book of Social Dancing1933ET1933, New York, J. Fischer & Brother
Marsh, CarolFrench Court Dance in England, 1706-1740 : A Study of Sources1985ETPhD dissertation, Facsimile of the 1985 Edition, 1986, University Microfilms International, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Marsh, LucilleSuccessful Dance Parties1938ERT1938, Homeservice Town Magazine
Marshall, A.B.Book of ices (Victorian ices & ice cream01885EONew York 1976c Met.Mus.of Art
Martin, Jennifer K. L.The English dancing master, 1660-1728, his role...1977EPAnn Arbor, MI 1977 UMI (U. Michigan dissertation)
Martine, ArthurHandbook of Etiquette1866EPT1866, NY, Dick & Fitzgerald. Also reprint 1988.
Martine, ArthurMartine's Hand-Book Of Etiquette & Guide To True Politeness1866ERNY
Mason, FrancisA treatise on the use and peculiar advantages of dancing and exercises, considered as a means of refinement and physical development ... By Francis Mason1854EL#194 London, Sharp & Hale, 1854. In this book dancing master Mason attempts to make a case for the advantages of dancing and traces the development of dance from ancient times. As part of his argument, Mason often distinguishes between the dance of civilized and uncivilized peoples. His bias is clear in the following: "Man in a civilized state generally turns the feet outwards, as in an uncivilized state they are invariably turned inwards" (p. 11). 46 p 16 cm;LOC: GV1599.M3
Masters, E. WoodworthThe Standard Dance Album1883ETr1883, Boston, Author
Mauriceau, A.M.Married woman's private medical companion1847EP1854
Mayhew, IraA full key to a practical system of book-keeping1851EP1854
Mayhew, IraMayhew's practical book-keeping1860EP1860
Mayne, Leger D.What shall we do tonight?1873EP1873
McAllister, WardSociety as I have found it1890EPNew York 1890c Cassell
McCabe, James DNational encyclopaedia of business and social forms1879EPSt. Louis 1879 Baird & Dillon
McCarthyThe Dance Band Era1971ET1971, reprint 1982, Radnor, Pa , Chilton Book
McCellan, ElisabethHistoric Dress in America 1607-18701977ET1977, NY, Arno Press
McCully, HelenAmerican heritage cookbook1964EPNew York 1980c American Heritage
McDonagh, DonDance Fever1979ET1979, NY, Random House, Inc.
McMillen, Sally G.Motherhood in the old south1990EP1997
McNair, Ralph JWestern Square Dances1941ET1941, Denver, Co., Orin V. Siler
Meek, Thomas S.Home library of entertainment, instruction and amusement1902EPn.p. 1902 Scull Vol 5 is The Home Book of Etiquette
Melcher, Joy, Comp.Etiquette for every occasion1995EPPipestone, MN 1995c Laser Writers Contains Arthur excerpts and Anon (Routledge's)
Melvill, HaraldHistoric Costume for the Amature Theatre1961EJBarrie and Rockliff, London. pp 272
Member of SocietyHow to Do It or, Book of Etiquette1898EP1898
Member of the aristocracyManners and rules of good society1896EPRLondon. 14 ed. (PJP)
Menten, TheodoreVictorian Fashion Paper Dolls from Harper's Bazar 1967-18981977ET1977, NY, Dover
Meriden Britannia Co.Meriden Britannia Silver-Plate Treasury1886EP1982
Mesnard, M. & Mme JeanNouvelle Théorie Des Danses Modernes1940?ErParis
Meyen, HenryThe ball room guide, being a compendium of the theory, practice, and etiquette of dancing, embracing the newest quadrilles, polkas ... also, the Meyen quadrille, as taught by H. Meyen1852ELr#187 New-York, E. & J. Magnus, 1852. This manual begins, as do others of the period, with a general introduction that covers the necessity of dancing and a brief history of the dance. Declaring that bodily exercise "drives away sorrow and care," the author asks, "how is it that there are men malicious enough to condemn this innocent pastime?" (p. 12). The manual continues with ten rules to be observed at balls, duties of managers, and seven rules for the German cotillon (a series of dance games). While Meyer gives figures for quadrilles and directions for fourteen German cotillon figures, his descriptions of round dances are vague. For example, in a describing the polks, he notes it "is either danced in a circle...or at variety, eight bars to the right and eight bars to the left..."(pg. 23). 44 p. 14 cm.;LOC: GV1753.M61
Meyer, AdolpheEggs in a thousand ways1917EPChicago 1917 Hotel Monthly Press
Miller, StanleyThe Tango As Danced In The Ball Room1914Erna
Milton, BertHow to Behave in a Ballroom1914ERT1914, Boston, A.M. Davis Company, in Caffins' book Dancing and Dancers of Today. 1912, NY: Dodd, Mead, & Co. (humor)
Mitchell, A. C.The Eightsome ReelxxxxEpGlasgow n.d.
Mitford, Mary R.My garden1990EP1990
Modern PriscillaHow to entertain at home1927EP1927
Monon Route, publ.Social Amusements...& Figures And Calls For Dancing1886ERChicago
Moody, EleazarSchool of good manners1830ESWendell, MA 1830 Metcalf (OSV)(does not specifically treat ballroom etiq.)
Moore, AlexBallroom Dancing1936ET1936, reprint of the 5th edition, 1948, London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.
Moore, Arabella E.The Dance, Ancient And Modern1900ErPhiladelphia
Moore, Doris LangleyThe Woman in Fashion1949ET1949, London/Toronto/Sydney/NY, B.T. Batsford Ltd.
Moore, John WThe Star Collection of Instrumental Music: arranged for Wind and Stringed Instruments, and for the use of Small Bandws and Orchestras.1858EPjBoston, Oliver Ditson & Co. Music volume, with parts
Moore, LillianImages of the Dance - Historical Treasures of the Dance Collection 1581-18611965EJThe NY public library, Astor Lenox and Tilden Foundation NY. pp 86
Moreau de Saint-Méry, Médéric Louis Elie (1750-1819)Dance1796ETRepertory of Colonial Information (1796), reprint 1976, transl. by Lily & Baird Hastings, NY, Dance Horizions
Moreau de Saint-Méry, Médéric Louis Elie (1750-1819)De la danse. Par Moreau de Saint-Méry1801EL#221 Parme, Imprimé par Bodoni, 1801. This manual describes a colonial view of the history of dance in the West Indies, focusing on the dance of Creoles. Moreau de Saint-Méry (1750-1819), discusses the effects of slavery and the African roots for such dances as the chica and notes that contredanses and minuets were also performed. 52 p. 12 cm.;LOC: GV1601.M83
Morgan, Mary H.How to dress an old-fashioned doll1908EP1973
Morris, Prof. CharlesStandard book of etiquette1901EPn.p. 1901 n.p. (PJP)
Morrison, James E24 Early American Country Dances, Cotillions & Reels (1775-1795)1796ET1976, NY, Country Dance & Song Society of America
Morton, Agnes H.Etiquette1892EPPhiladelphia 1911 Penn Pub Co. rev. ed. (PJP)
Morton, Marguerite W.Ideal drills1903EP1903
Mott, Mrs. Hamilton, ed.Home games and parties1898EP1898 Ladies' Home Journal Girls' Library
Mouvet, MauriceMaurice's Art of Dancing an autobiographical sketch with complete descriptions of modern dances and full illustrations showing the various steps and positions1915EPRTjNY, G. Shirmer. pp 91
Mouvet, MauriceThe Tango And The New Dances1914ERChicago
Munro, ed.For the Year, 1816, Munro's Annual Selection ...1816EpLondon 1816 Munro
Munstedt, Peter A.John Playford, music publisher: a bibliographical catalogue1983EPAnn Arbor, MI 1983 UMI (U. Kentucky dissertation)
Murray, ArthurArthur Murray's Dance Secrets1946EJNew York. pp 111
Murray, ArthurHow to Become a Good Dancer1954ET1954, NY, Simon & Shuster
Murray, ArthurHow To Become A Good Dancer1938ERN.Y.
Murray, ArthurLet's Dance1937ERN.Y.
Murray, ArthurLet's Swing It1937ErN.Y.
Murray, ArthurThe Modern Dances1925ETr1925, NY, Author
Murray, ArthurThe Modern Dances -1923ERINTRODUCTORY COURSE N.Y.
Murray, ArthurThe Modern Dances -1927ERADVANCED COURSE N.Y.
Murray, ArthurSocial Dancing1932ERN.Y.
Mustain, Nelle M.Popular amusements for in and out of doors1902EP1902
Napheys, George H.Physical life of woman1892EP1982
Neal, pub.A Choice Collection of Country DancesxxxxEpn.d.
Neil, Marion H.Calendar of dinners with 615 recipes1915EPn.p. 1915 Crisco Co. 8th ed. T.p. missing? Front cover det.
Nettl, PaulBirth of the Waltz1946ET1946, NY, Dance Index-Ballet Caravan, Inc. Dance Index Vol. 5, No. 9
Nevell, RichardTime to Dance American Country Dancing From Hornpipes to Hot Hash1977ET1977, NY, St. Martin's Press
Newell, William W.Games and Songs of American Children1903EP1963
Newman, Albert WDances of to-day, by Albert W. Newman ... an expert's full directions, with illustrations and diagrams, for learning or teaching the tango, hesitation, one-step, Boston, maxixe and all other modern dances1914ELPRT#122 Philadelphia, The Penn publishing company 1914. Declaring his book to be the "absolute authority on modern dancing," Newman describes a large selection of the most popular ragtime dances including the Castle Walk, Castle Glide, one step, horse trot, tango, maxixe, and lame duck. The manual is enhanced with line drawings and photographs and contains music for the "Newman Tango." 176 p 15 cm;LOC: GV1755.N5
Newman, Albert WNewman Album of Classical Dances1923ETr1923, Philadelphia, Theodore Press
Newman, Joel, ed.Sixteenth Century Italian Dances1966ETThe Penn State Music Series, #12. With music.
Nissenbaum, StephenBattle for Christmas1997EPNew York 1997 Knopf
Northrop, Henry D.Household encyclopaedia (sections on exercise)18xxEO18??
Nott, F. C.Stage and fancy dancing. By F. C. Nott1896ELr#123 Cincinnati, O., J. M. Wright, 1896. Although the manual begins with a description of the "five ballet positions," the book is intended for amateurs. Nott presents directions for thirty steps such as leap, boure [sic]-quick, hop, dash, slide, and paddle step. Included also are choreographies for over twenty dances such a "Skip Rope Dance," "Skirt Dance,""Cloak Dance," "Witches Dance," and "Cachucha." 55 p 19 cm.;LOC: GV1781.N85
Nugent, MeredithNew games and amusements1905EP1905
Nylander, Jane C.Our own snug fireside1994EP1994
O'Donnell, Bales (1874- )The tango and the new dances for ballroom and home, by Maurice [pseud.] ... illustrated with photographs and diagrams. All steps described so plainly anyone can readily learn them.1914ELT#239 Chicago, Laird & Lee, inc. 1914. This manual is a series of articles written by Maurice, who, along with his partner Florence Walden, was one of the most famous exhibition ballroom dancers of the era. Included are descriptions for the tango, Brazilian maxixe, Maurice walk, nineteen figures for "Nights of Gladness" Waltz, and twelve figures for "La Habanera." 73 p 20 cm. Also 1914, New York, Charles S. Pratt;LOC: GV1755.O4
O'Neil, SunnyGift of Christmas past1981EPNashville 1981 AASLH
Oakley, AnnWoman's work1976EP1976
OffenbachMagnet Hand Book: Offenbach'S Dancing Without A Master1876ERN.Y.
Optic, OliverCharades and pantomimes for school and home...xxxxEPBoston n.d. DeWolfe, Fiske
Ordway, Edith B.Etiquette of today1913EPNew York 1913 Sully & Kleinteich
Osgood, Frances S.The Poetry Of Flowers And Flowers Of Poetry1864ERPhiladelphia
Otero, JoséTratado De Bailes1912ErSeville
Owen, EthelAbington party book1937EP1937
P.J.S. Richardson, ED.The Dancing Times magazine1921ER(all issues except August)
P.J.S. Richardson, ED.The Dancing Times magazine1920ER(all issues except 2, 9, 12)
P.J.S. Richardson, ed.The Dancing Times magazine1917ER(all issues except 2,3,4,12) London
P.J.S. Richardson, ed.The Dancing Times magazine1919ER(all issues but 4,7,8)
P.J.S. Richardson, ed.The Dancing Times magazine1918ER(all issues) London
Palmer, Benjamin Morgan (1818-1902)Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal vows: a sermon, preached in the Presbyterian church, Columbia, S.C., June 17, 1849, by B. M. Palmer1849EL#130 Columbia, Printed at the office of the South Carolinian, 1849. Taken from a sermon delivered 17 June 1849, Palmer's book is typical of midnineteenth-century antidance literature. He declares that the seventeen references to dance in the Bible are all performed by one sex, in open fields, and in broad daylight. This, Palmer (1818-1902) concludes, is not the case with balls, in which the sexes dance together, in closed quarters, and at night. The author declares that human nature is "fallen and depraved, and subject to the domination of wicked passions," therefore, attending balls is promiscuous, demoralizing and inconsistent with baptismal vows. 23 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1741.P3
Papanti, LuisDe Witt's ballroom call book. Containing directions for calling the quadrille figures (new and old), and the leading contra dances, as danced in ballrooms and private parlors throughout the United States and Canada. By Signor Luis Papanti1878ELNew York, C. T. De Witt, c1878. 45 p. 18 cm.;LOC: GV1767.P21
Papin, DenysNew digester or engine for softening bones1681EPSt. Louis, MO 1966 Mallinckrodt Mallinckrodt Collection of Food Classics, Vol. III
Parke, H TEighth Notes voices and figures of music and the dance1922EJReprint 1968. Table of contents includes Conductors, Singing Actors, Singers of Songs, Pianists, Violinists, Chamber Music, A Diseuse, Dancers (The Russion Ballet, Pavlowa, Nijinsky, Genee, Isadora Duncan);LOC: 68-29236
Parker, Edward H.Mother's handbook1857EP1857
Parley, PeterWhat to do and how to do it1843EPNew York 1843c Sheldon
Parloa, MariaMiss Parloa's new cook book1880EPBoston 1881 Estes & Lauriat. Also reprint 1976 General Mills reprint of book issued by Washburn, Crosby Co. (flour).
Parson, Thomas E.Popular Ballroom Dances1937ErN.Y. Different from 1936 edition
Parson, Thomas E.Popular Ballroom Dances1936ErN.Y.
Parson, Thomas E.Popular Ballroom Dances, Second Series1938ErN.Y.
Pavlova, AnnaCastle Dances1914ETLadies Home Journal. 1914, Philadelphia, Curtis Publishing Co.
Pavlova, AnnaSocial Dances1915ETLadies Home Journal. 1915, Philadelphia, Curtis Publishing Co.
Peacock, FrancisPractice of Dancing1805ET1805, Aberdeen, J. Chalmers & Co.
Peacock, FrancisSketches Relative To...The Practice Of Dancing1805ERAberdeen
Peacock, Francis (1723-1807)Sketches relative to the history and theory, but more especially to the practice of dancing ... Intended as hints to the young teachers of the art of dancing. By Francis Peacock1805ELp#133 Aberdeen, Printed by J. Chalmers & co., 1805. This manual begins with a discussion on the importance of dance for youth and outlines the origins of dance. Although much of the historical and theoretical text is borrowed from other dance writers--notably Giovanni-Andrea Gallini and John Weaver--the manual is important for its description of the Scotch reel and accompanying ten reel steps. Some of the steps include kemshóole (forward step), minor and double kemkóssy (setting steps), lematrást (cross springs), and curatag (turning step). 224 p 23 cm;LOC: GV1601.P35
Peck, AbeDancing Madness1976ET1976, NY, Anchor Press/Doubleday
Peek, HopeAntique american recipes from Eliza Leslie's cookbooks1988EPMt.Vernon, NY 1988c Constantia Books
Pemberton, EAn essay for the further improvement of dancing; being a collection of figure dances, of several numbers, compos'd by the most eminent masters; describ'd in characters after the newest manner of Monsieur Feuillet. By E. Pemberton. To which is added, three single dances, viz. a chacone by Mr. Isaac, a passacaille by Mr. L'Abbe, and a jig by Mr. Pecour1711ELTp#134 London, J. Walsh [etc.] 1711. 54 p 26 x 19 cm.;LOC: MT950A2 P45
Penn, W. E.There is no harm in dancing, by W. E. Penn, with an introduction by Rev. J. H. Stribling, D.D.1884EL#136 St. Louis, Mo., L. E. Kline, 1884. The basic premise in this antidance treatise is typical of this genre of dance literature; namely, dance is bad for the health and is a waste of money. The author utilizes a novel approach and uses trees as metaphors to support his arguments. Some trees are "not comely to look upon, but the fruit very good." Other trees have dangerous fruit and the author concludes that samples of the fruit found on the tree of dancing include "pride, lasciviousness, lying, drunkenness, embezzlement, fornication, cruelty, idolatry, prostitution, abortion, and assassination." The manual was reissued in 1886 as The Upas Tree. 58 p 15 cm.;LOC: GV1741.P4
Penny, VirginiaEmployments of women1863EP1996
Perrot, Michelle, ed.History of private life1990EP1990 vol. 4
Peters, Charles, ed.Girl's own outdoor book1889EP1889
Peters, Madison C.Life's highest attainmentsxxxxEPPhiladelphia n.d. International
Peters-Wright, Anita & DexterThe Big Apple1938ETr1938, Authors
Peters-Wright, Anita P. & Dexter WrightHow to Dance1942ERT1942, NY, The New Home Library
Phillips, John, RevFamiliar dialogues on dancing, between a minister and a dancer; taken from matter of fact with an appendix containing some extracts from the writings of pious and eminent men against the entertainments of the stage, and other vain amusements ... By John Phillips1798EL#217 New York, Printed by T. Kirk, 1798. Substantiated by quotations from other writers including Pascall, Prince of Conti, Chief Justice Hale, and Archbishop Tillotson, Phillips declares dance to be a vain and idle amusement. While he acknowledges that many people assume the study of dance teaches good carriage and a "graceful and easy way of moving our limbs," he notes that Quakers, "who hold dancing in abomination," manage to display good carriage without benefit of dance instruction. As with other writers of antidance literature, Phillips notes that, although dance wasprevalent during biblical times, only women participated. 39 p. 21 cm.;LOC: GV1740.P5
Pichetti, Prof. EnricoLa Danza Antica E Moderna1914ErRome
Pierce, PaulDinners and luncheons, novel suggestions for social occasions1907EPChicago 1907 Brewer, Barse Spine broken, covers det.
Pierce, PaulParties And Entertainments1907ERChicago
Pierce, PaulSuppers, novel suggestions for social occasions1907EPChicago 1907 Brewer, Barse Spine broken
Planche, Frederick D.Evening amusements for every onexxxxEPn.d.
Playford, J.Musick's Delight on the Cithren1666Ep1666 MUSIC
Playford, J.New Lessons for the Cithern & Gittern16xxEp16?? MUSIC
Playford, JohnDancing Master, 4th ed.1670EpLondon 1670 John Playford
Playford, JohnEnglish Dancing Master1651ET1651, Reprint 1933, New York, Dance Horizons, Inc. Also reprint 1957 with introduction, bibliography, and notes by Margaret Dean-Smith, London, Schott Ltd.
Playford, John (1623-1686)The dancing-master; or, Directions for dancing countrydances, with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin. Vol. the 2d. The 4th ed., containing 360 of the choicest old and new tunes now used at court, and other publick places. The whole work rev. and done on the new-ty'd-note, and much more correct than any former editions.1728EL#233 London, Printed by W. Pearson and sold by J. Young, 1728. Originally published in 1651 under the title of The English dancing master, the work went through numerous editions from 1652 to 1728. Compiled by John Playford (1623-1687), a publisher of music books, the treatise is consider an important work on English country dances, a form of dance where couples perform a series of set patterns. The work utilizes a rudimentary dance notation and page one of the treatise is devoted to an explanation of the symbols. Each of the 360 dances contained in this last edition is given appropriate music, in the form of a treble line. Most of the dances are designated for longways sets of three couples, four couples, or as many as will. 360 p. 12 x 21 cm.;LOC: MT950.P68 1728
Pollock, J.S.Companion To La Terpsichore Moderne1830cErLondon
Pollock, J.S.La Terpsichore Moderne; selection of the most fashionable Quadrilles1824cErLondon
Porter, W. S.; Heffes, S; Heffes, A. B ed.The Apted Book of Counry Dances1966ET1966, reprint 1975, London, English Folkdance & Song Society
Poshek, LucyAfternoon tea1992EPYellow Springs, OH 1992c Antioch Pub.Co.
Post, EmilyEtiquette in society, in business, in politics and at home1922EPNew York 1923 Funk & Wagnalls. Also reprint 1943. Also reprint 1969.
Powell, E. L.Perils Of The Dance1891ErLouisville
Powell, RPowell's art of dancing; or, Dancing made easy By R. Powell1848ELr#139 Louisville, Ky., Harney, Hughes & Hughes, printers, 1848. In an attempt to inspire his readers who were located far from the United States' urban, eastern cultural centers, Powell notes that dance "has not improved, except in the larger cities." Of primary interest is the author's dance notation, a type of shorthand that he utilized to describe bows, curtsies, and quadrilles. 38 p 18 cm.;LOC: GV1751.P88
Powers, RichardList of 19th and early 20th Century Danse Orchestrations1991ET1991 Notes
Professor of Dancing at King's TheaterThe Fashionable Quadrille Preceptor1830?ETrLondon, Page & Son publishers
Prudhommeau, Madame GermaineHistoire de la Danse1984ET1984, Paris, Centrede Polycopie, Universitie de Paris
Pugliese, Patri J. & Joseph CasazzaPractise for Dancing: Some Almans and a Pavan England1980ETCambridge, Mass. privately published.
Putnam, Mrs.Mrs. Putnam's receipt book and young housekeeper's assistant1862EPNew York 1862 Blakeman & Mason New ed. broken spine.
Pyron, Mary V.Sundry Measures; dance in renaissance comedy1987EPAnn Arbor, MI 1987 UMI (Vanderbilt U. dissertation)
Quick, Prof. M. I.Complete Guide To Dancing... & Quadrille Call Book1903ERChicago
Quigley, DorothyWhat dress makes of us1897EP1897
Quirey, Belinda with Steve Bradshaw and Ronald SmedleyMay I Have the Pleasure?1976ET1976, British Broadcasting Corporation, Medieval-Present
R. Crompton, ed.Dancing monthly magazine (24 issues)1893ErLondon
Radestock, RudolphThe royal ball-room guide and etiquette of the drawingroom, containing the newest and most elegant dances and a short history of dancing. By Rudolph Radestock1877ELr#140 London, Otley, W. Walker and sons 1877. Like other nineteenth-century dance manuals, this is a compilation of earlier writings. The book provides a short history of dance, positions of the feet, glossary of French terms, and suggestions for giving balls including an admonishment to have enough waiters at the supper table. Indicating the decade's growing interest in elaborate balls, Radestock suggests one waiter for each two persons. The section on etiquette has been reduced to thirty-three short rules and the manual describes most of the popular ballroom dances--quadrille, waltz, schottisch, and a variety of country dances. 95 p 13 cm.;LOC: GV1593.R3
Ralph, RichardThe life and works of John Weaver1985EPTNew York 1985 Dance Horizons
Rameau, PierreThe Dancing Master: or, The art of dancing explained ... In two parts ... The whole containing sixty figures drawn from the life, and curiously engraved on copper plates. Done from the French of Monsieur Rameau, by J. Essex1725ELPT#143 London, Printed and sold by him, and J. Brotherton, 1728. This is a translation of one of the most important sources for the study and reconstruction of eighteenth-century dance--Pierre Rameau's 1725 Le maître a danser. Translated by English dancer and writer John Essex (c. 1680-1744), part one of the text and accompanying full-page plates carefully focus on the appropriate manner of walking, feet positions, and bows, and describe a large vocabulary of steps. Part two covers use of the arms while dancing. This English translation was reissued in 1732. 160 p 25 cm. Also 1931 transl. Cyril Beaumont; 1970 ed., NY, Dance Horizons.;LOC: GV1590.R4
Rameau, PierreLe Maitre a Danses1725EPNew York 1967 Broude Brothers
Ramsey, JohnPractice For Dauncinge1630cErna
Randolph, MaryVirginia housewife or methodical cook1828EPAlso rev 1860, Richmond, VA. Also reprint 1984, Birmingham, AL 1984 House Antique American Cookbooks
Ray, LillianModern Ballroom Dancing1930ERTalso 1932, 1934, Chicago, Franklin Publishing Company
Rayne, Mrs. M. L.Gems of deportment and hints of etiquette1880EPDetroit 1881 Tyler
Read, Mrs. Chas.Australian Ball Room Guide1876EprSydney 1876 Gibbs,Shallard, & Co.
Reilley, E. B.The Amateur's Vademecum. A practical treatise on the art of dancing1870ELPRTj#144 Philadelphia, J. Nicholas, printer, 1870. Reilley's work is a typical example of dance manuals published during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Whereas previous manuals often had many pages devoted to etiquette and deportment, Reilly devotes but two paragraphs noting that he was leaving the rest to the "good sense and nature" of his readers. The manual provides an extensive history of dance from the Greeks and Romans to the courts of Italy and France to the dances of aboriginal American Indians. Demonstrating the century's growing interest in physical education, Reilley provides a detailed section on exercise. The manual gives descriptions of the popular ballroom dances of the era--quadrilles, waltz, schottisch, and polka. 231 p 16 x 12 cm.;LOC: GV1751.R36
Reznicek, F. vonDer Tanz1906ERMunich
Rice, Nathan Lewis (1807-1877)A discourse on dancing, delivered in the Central Presbyterian church, Cincinnati. By N. L. Rice1847ELr#145 Cincinnati, The Presbyterian book depository, and W. H. Moore, 1847. This book is typical of mid-nineteenth century antidance works. While many writers noted that the Bible contains numerous references to dance, Rice (1807-1877) points out that, in a biblical context, dance was utilized as a part of worship, performed exclusively by women dancing with each other. (The dangers of contact between the sexes while dancing were a common theme in antidance literature.) The second point, also common in antidance books, centered on the notion that dancing was bad for the health, especially in women. 24 p. 22 cm.;LOC: GV1741.R5
Richard PowersSocial Dance Forms of North America1998EJCourse Reader for Dance 046
Richardson, H. D.Holiday sports and pastimes for boys1848EP1848
Richardson, Philip J. SThe Guide to the Tango1914ETr1914, London, Francis, Day & Hunter
Richardson, Philip J. SSocial Dances of the 19th Century in England1960EPT1960, London, Herbert Jenkins. 2 volumes
Richardson, Philip J. S.A History of English Ballroom Dancing (1910-1945)1945ET1945, Herbert Jenkins, Ltd.
Rivers, Charles H.A full description of modern dances. By C. H. Rivers1885ELr#146 Brooklyn 1885. Unlike earlier manuals that contained detailed information on etiquette, this manual reflects the trend of late nineteenth-century manuals to shorten or eliminate such information. This manual contains only one-third of a page of etiquette. Dances described include the waltz (with reversing steps), polka, schottisch, polka redowa, polka mazurka, galop, quadrilles, contra dances ("Scilian Circle," "Spanish Dance" and "Rustic Reel"). Thirty-seven figures are given for the popular series of party game figures known as the cotillon or German. 63 p 16 x 13 cm;LOC: GV1751.R62
Rives, Halle E.Complete book of etiquette with social forms for all occasions1926EPPhiladelphia 1926 Winston (PJP)
Robert Cocks & Co.Robert Cocks Dance Album No. 31892cErLondon
Roberts, Helen L.Putnam's handbook of etiquette1913EPNew York 1913 Putnam's Sons (PJP)
Roberts, HenryRoberts manual of fashionable dancing and vade mecum for the ballroom; containing a review and full description of all the modern dances, &c1875ELTpr#147 Melbourne, George Robertson, 1875. Like many European and North American manuals of the nineteenth century, this Australian version is acknowledged by the publisher to be a compilation of other writer's work. To enhance the book's marketability, the author states that many "who have left the colonies for London, Paris, and other continental cities" have admirably acquitted and distinguished themselves. The book describes quadrilles and waltzes as well as dances popular in the 1840s such as the "Cellarius Waltz." 136 p 14 cm.;LOC: GV1751.R65
Roberts, Ida MaeShort Cuts To Dancing1923ErChicago
Roberts, RobertHouse servant's directory1827EP1977
RomayneHow to Dance & What to Dance1930ET1930, USA, Shrewsbury Co. Dodworth, Allan; Dancing. 1900, Appendix
Ronald, MaryCentury cook book1895EPNew York 1897 The Century Co.
Rorer, Mrs. S. T.Dainties1904EPPhiladelphia,PA 1904c Arnold & Co.
Rorer, Mrs. S. T.Mrs. Rorer's Philadelphia cook book1886EPPhiladelphia 1886c Arnold & Co. cover loose
Roséri, MargittaKatechismus Der Tanzkunst1880cERLeipzig
Rossiter, HaroldHow To Put On A Minstrel Show1921ERChicago
Routledge, publ.How To Dance: A New And Complete Guide...1893ErLondon
Rowe, George HThe prompter's own book; or, Rowe's calls for the ballroom. Contains all the latest and best calls necessary for an all night party1878EL#148 Boston, G. H. Rowe, c1878. Foreshadowing the growing trend of late nineteenth-century dance manuals to reduce discussion on etiquette, Rowe's treatise contains absolutely no information on the subject but begins directly with information on the quadrille. This book advertised for 25 cents, is far less extensive than most published during the 1870s. 9 p 18 cm;LOC: GV1767.R87
Royal Publ. Co.Dancing Without A Master1915cERPhiladelphia
Rudofsky, BernardAre Clothes Modern?1947ET1947, Chicago, Ill., Paul Theobald
Rumsey, H. St. JohnBall-Room Dancing1925ErLondon
Rust, FrancesDance in Society1969ET1969, London, Routledge & Kegan, Paul; in England, from the Middle Ages to the present day
Rutherford, DavidRutherford's Compleat Collection of 200 of the Most Celebrated Country Dances..., Vol. 1xxxxEpLondon n.d. David Rutherford
Rutledge, SarahCarolina housewife by a Lady of Charleston1847EPSouth Carolina 1979 U.S.C. Press original by a Lady of Charleston
Rutty, Jennie C.Letters Of Love And Counsel For Our Girls1898ERMoundsville, W. Va.
Ryan, Grace LDances of our Pioneers1939ET1926-1939, NY, A. S. Barnes
Rybczynski, WitoldHome1986EP1986
SaltatorTreatise on Dancing; and on Various other Matters1802ETp1802, Boston, The Commercial Gazette
SaltatorA Treatise on Dancing...Country Dances and Cotillions 2nd ed.1807ETpr1807 Boston, Printed for the Booksellers
SaltatorA Treatise On Dancing...Lessons, Steps, Figures, &c .1802ErBoston
Sandison, G.H.How to behave and how to amuse1895EPPhiladelphia 1895c Historical
Sangster, Margaret E.Good manners for all occasions1904EPNew York 1904 Christian Herald
Sartori, Don Luigi (1843-)Die modernen Tänze, von msgr. don Luigi Sartori. Frei übersetzt und verändert von p. Vigilius H. Krull, C. PP. S.1910EL#228 St. Josephs, Collegeville, IN, 1910 While this book covers several aspects of dancing, from dances in the Bible to the psychology of dancing, it denounces most forms. Written by a Catholic priest, it was approved by the Catholic Church in 1910 by Hermannus J. Alerding. It was translated into German from English. 28 p 20 cm;LOC: GV1741.S2
Sass, Lorna J.Christmas feasts1981EPNew York 1981c Met.Mus.of Art
Sass, Lorna J.To the king's taste1975EPNew York 1975c Met.Mus.of Art
Satori, Joseph Aloysius (1843- )Modern dances, by Rt. Rev. Mgr. Don Luigi Satori1910ELR#208 Collegville, Ind., St. Joseph's printing office, 1910. Like other publications of its kind, the book defends the dances of the Greeks and Romans as well as dances mentioned in the Bible on the grounds that they were performed by segregated sexes. With customary western bias, Sartori notes that when Christianity "supplanted Paganism, it found many objectionable practices and customs which it had to eradicate. One was dancing." The author objects both to waltzing, which he claims to be a violation of the Sixth Commandment, and the quadrille, which is "a malicious preparation to enjoy the mad rush to a close embrace." The manual was also published in German under the title Die modernen Tänze. 61 p 20 cm.;LOC: GV1741.S3
Saunders & Otley, publ.Almack's, A Novel1826ERLondon
Sause, JudsonThe art of dancing, embracing a full description of the various dances of the present day ... by Judson Sause1889ELPR#150 Chicago, New York, Belford, Clarke & company, c1889. This manual is acknowledged by the author to be a compilation of other sources. In its eight chapters, the work covers etiquette, general instructions for feet positions and bows, the quadrille, contra dances ("Spanish Dance," "Sicilian Circle," and "Virginia Reel"), as well as the polka, redowa, York, schottisch, military schottisch, Bohemian, and several waltz variations--modern, hop, five-step, and knickerbocker. The manual concludes with thirty-two figures for the German (also known as the cotillon). 181 p 20 cm.;LOC: GV1751.S25 1889
SchafferA Collection of Cotillions and Contra Dances1817EpBoston 1817 Elisha Bellamy
Schell, John M.Prompting, How to do it1890EPrN.Y. & Boston 1890 Carl Fischer
Schlesinger, Arthur M.Learning how to behave1946EPNew York 1946 MacMillan
Scott, EdwardThe A. B. C. Of Dancing1900cERLondon
Scott, EdwardAll About the Boston1913EprLondon 1913 George Routledge & Sons
Scott, EdwardDancing1897EPRTj1897, London, George Bell & Sons. pp 176
Scott, EdwardDancing And Dancers, or, Grace and Folly1888ErLondon
Scott, EdwardDancing: Artistic & Social (Revised & Enlarged)1919ET1919, London, G. Bell and Sons, Ltd.
Scott, EdwardDancing as an Art and Pastime1892ETr1892, London, George Bell & Sons. Also rev 1892.
Scott, EdwardDancing as it should be. For learners, dancers and all readers.1887EPRjLondon, Frederick Pitman. pp 110
Scott, EdwardDancing (The All-England Series)1897EPLondon 1897 George Bell and Sons
Scott, EdwardDancing (The Nutshell Series)xxxxEPLondon n.d. Iliffe & Son
Scott, EdwardThe New Dancing as it Should BexxxxEPLondon n.d. George Routledge & Sons, Ltd
Scrimshaw, Molly Spain, Freda Haylor, Phyllis Haylor & CharlesAs We Dance1938ErLondon
Seaton, Mr. JThe Ballroom Manual and Etiquette of Dancing1851ETr1851, Halifax, Milner and Sowerby
Seely, Mrs. L.Mrs. Seely's cook book1902EPBirmingham,AL 1984 Oxmoor House Antique American Cookbooks
Segadlo, L. F.Course of instruction in dancing and aesthetic development of the body [by] L. F. Segadlo1889ELr#151 Newark, N.J., c1889. This is a translation by Segadlo of an article, by an unknown author, found in the Universal Gazette, published in Vienna, Austria. It is a strong defense of dance and exercise, a subject that was often discussed during the late nineteenth century. The manual concludes with three sets of quadrilles as taught by the author, "Princeton University Lancers," "Saratoga Lancers," and the plain quadrille. 11 20 cm.;LOC: GV1753.S45
Sharp, Cecil JThe Country Dance Book1911EJTPart I, 1909 & II, 1911, reprint 1972, Wakefield, Ltd., 18 country dances. Also reprint 1934, England, Novello & Company.
Sharp, Cecil J. & Herbert MacllwaineThe Morris Book. Vol. 1-31974ET1974, Wakefield, G.B., EP Ltd.
Shaw, LloydCowboy dances, a collection of western square dances1939EPTCaldwell, ID 1952 Caxton Printers
Shaw, LloydThe Round Dance Book1949EJPT1949, Caldwell,Idaho, Caxton Printers, Ltd., A century of waltzes
Shaw, WMaypole Dances1954ET1954, NY, G. Schirmer
Sheafe, Alfonso JosephsThe Fascinating Boston; How to Dance and How to Teach the Popular New Social Favorite.1913ERTjp1913, Boston, The Boston Music Company
Sherwood, Mary Elizabeth Wilson (1830-1903)Manners and social usages, by Mrs. John Sherwood1887EL#237 New York, Harper & brothers, 1887. Etiquette manuals are an important sources of information on ballrooms and social dance during the nineteenth-century. Sherwood's book is an exceptional source for etiquette as it was practiced in the late 1880s. Additionally, of the book's fifty-nine chapters, two are devoted to dancing and balls. 487 p 18 cm. Also rev 1884, 1897.;LOC: BJ1852.S54 1887
Sherwood, Mrs. JohnManners and social usages1907EPNew York Harper & Brothers. Also rev 1912, 1918. Text very different from 19th c. eds.
Shomar, LouisHow To Dance1937ERN.Y.
Shomer, LouisHow to Dance (incl. Suzi-Q, Swing Waltz, Trucking)1940ET1940, New York, Book-a-Mag Co., Inc.
Shomer, LouisSwing Steps1937ERN.Y.
Shultz, Mari-HelenMay I Have This Dance?1986ET1986, NY, Vantage Press
Siddons, HenryPractical ill. of rhetorical gesture and action1822EP1968
Siddons, HenryRhetorical Gesture and Action1822ET1822, London, Sherwood, Neely and Jones
Silva, ArtHow to Dance the Rock and Roll!1958ET1958, Hollywood, Art Silva
Simmons, AmeliaAmerican Cookery First American cookbook1796EPNew York 1984 Dover Pub.
Simonet, F.Fashionable Parisian Quadrilles1825EpLondon c.1825
Sinclair, ArchibaldSwimming1893EP1893
Siret, MA Set of Cotillions1750ETpLondon n.d. Longman,Lukey & Co.
Sloane, EricDon't: A Little Book of Early American Gentility1968ET1968, NY, Funk & Wagnalls
Smiley, Mrs. Annie E.Fifty social evenings, for Epworth Leagues and home circle1894EP1894
Smith, AlbertSketches Of The Day: Evening Parties1848cERLondon
Smith, KateThe Art of Dancing1925ET1925, London, Methuen & Company, Ltd.
Smith, Matthew HaleCounsels Addressed To Young Ladies And Young Men1847ERBoston
Smith, Mrs. Caroline L.American home book of in-door games, amusements, and occupations1874EP1874
Smith, Mrs. Caroline L.Home arts for old and young1873EP1873
Smith, Mrs. Caroline L.Home games for old and young1873EP1873
Smith, Richard MBaby's first two years1915EP1915
Society of GentlemenArt of conversing1849EPBoston 1849 James French
Society, American TractDancing As A Social Amusement1870cERN.Y.
Sol, C.Methode... pour montrer la maniere de Bien Dancer1725EpHague 1725 lAuteur
Soper, Henry M.Home school speaker and elocutionist1902EP1902 Soper school of oratory
Soria Fils, Henri deA Mes Eleves Manuel du Maintien et de la Danse par Henri de Soria Fils; Dessins de H. Grey1800?EPEnoch & sons, London, Paris.
Sorrell, WalterShakespeare and the Dance1957ETShakespeare Quarterly. vol. 8, 1957, pp 367-384
Squire, A.Squire's Practical Prompter Or Ball-Room Call Book1887ErCincinnati
St. Johnston, Thomas Reginald, Sir (1881-1950)A history of dancing. By Reginald St. Johnston1906ELP#178 London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & co., 1906. Saint Johnston claims to be filling a gap in the tracing of dance history and confesses he knows of only three books on the subject, those by Gaston Vuillier, Edward Scott, and John Weaver. The work contains much of the sme information found in numerous other historiographies of the era. The author considers the birth of stage dancing to be the Kate Vaughan's "Skirt Dance" and other opinions expressed by Saint Johnston include the erroneous notion that the quadrille was one of the dances that directly followed the minuet. As was common thinking during this era, the author maintains a strict western bias with chapter titles such as "Quaint Dances in Civilized Countries". 197 p 24 cm;LOC: GV1601.S3
Stall, SylvanusWhat a man of forty-five ought to know1901EP1901
Stanley, BernardGames for your partyxxxxEPn.d. (ca. 1930)
Starobinski, J; Duboy, P; Fukai, A; Kanai, J. I; Horii, T; Arnold, J; Kamer, MRevolution in Fashion, European clothing 1715-18151989ET1989, NY, Abbeville Press.
Starrett, Helen E.Charm of fine manners, being a series of letters to a daughter1907EPPhiladelphia 1920 Lippincott (PJP)
Stecher, W. A.Gymnastics, a text-book of the German-American system of Gymnastics1896EP1896
Stedman, Edmund C.The Prince's Ball1860ERN.Y.
Stephenson, Richard M. & J. IaccarinoThe complete book of ballroom dancing1980EPGarden City, NY 1980 Doubleday & Co.
Stern, MarkThe Mark Stern Latest Society Dance Folio for Piano; containing the latest collection of foreign and American dance successes.1914EPJos. W. Stern & Co. Music volume. Two Volumes.
Stevens, FrancesUsages of best society1884EONew York 1884 Burt (MLee)(PJPxc)(PJPxb)
Stewart, Donald OgdenPerfect Behavior, A Guide For Ladies And Gentlemen...1922EPRNew York 1922c Doran. Also reprint New York 1964 Dover.
Stewart, MaxwellMaxwell Stewart's Latest Dance Book1930?ERLondon
Stockham, Alice BTokology, a book for every woman1888EP1888
Stout, H.R.Our family physician1885EP1887
Strassburg, HermanQuadrilles As Taught By Herman Strassburg & Son1890cErDetroit
Strassburg, Herman A., Jr.Call book of modern quadrilles ... Arranged and explained by Herman A. Strassburg, jr.1889EL#153 Detroit, Mich., American music co., c1889. The author of this manual declares that "every person should be able to dance ... quadrilles without the aid of a 'caller.'" Unlike other contemporary call books, Strassburg provides the calls as well as a brief description of the figures. The work also includes three waltz quadrilles (one is set for three couples) that are credited to the well-known dancing master E. W. Masters of Boston. 24 p. 15 cm.;LOC: GV1767.S89
Strathy, AlexanderElements of the art of dancing; with a description of the principal figures in the quadrille. By Alexander Strathy1822ELTpr#154 Edinburgh, Printed for the author, and sold by F. Pillans and Oliver & Boyd 1822. One of the most important manuals devoted to the performance of early nineteenth-century quadrilles, Strathy divides this manual into two parts. Part one is an extensive treatment of exercises for the improvement of one's deportment. Part two provides lucid descriptions for more than twenty steps appropriate for the performance of the quadrille, a popular ballroom dance performed by four couples who face each other in a square. Additionally, Strathy provides combinations of steps for the most common figures of the quadrille. The manual concludes with directions, given in French and English, for eleven quadrille figures. 98 p 18 cm.;LOC: GV1763.S78
Sutherland, Daniel E.Expansion of everyday life: 1860-18761989EP1989
Sweeny, Mary E.War Cook Book1918EPLouisville, KY 1918 Mayes
Swepstone, EileenThe tango, as standardized and taught by the representative dancing masters of the North American continent; tango two-step, hesitation waltz, Boston glide, one-step, described by Miss Eileen Swepstone ... illustrated by Miss Swepstone and Mr. Bernard Tweedale1914ELpr#155 Vancouver, B.C., J. H. Welch 1914. This pamphlet on the tango, claimed by its author to have been "shorn of crudities which caused it to be criticized," describes a variety of steps and step combinations. 15 p 19 cm.;LOC: GV1796.T3 S8
Sylvester, VictorModern Ballroom Dancing1927ERLondon
Sylvester, VictorModern Ballroom Dancing1939ERLondon
T. W. Strong, publ.The Gentleman's Fashionable Valentine Writer1848cERN.Y.
Tannahill, ReayFood in history1989EP1989
Tegg, ThomasAnalysis of the London Ballroom: in which is comprised, the History of the Polite Art, from the earliest period, interspersed with Characteristic Observations on each of its popular divisions of Country Dances, which contain a selection of the most fashionable and popular : Quadrilles, including Paine's first set, and a selection from the operas of La Gazza Ladra, Il Don Giovanni, Der Freischutz, Pietro L'Eremita, and Il Tancredi; and Waltzes : the whole, with the figures annexed to each, calculated for the use of Domestic Assemblies, and arranged for the piano-forte.1825EPRTj1825, London, Plummer & Brewis, with music
Théleur, E. A.Letters on dancing, reducing this elegant and healthful exercise to easy scientific principles ... By E. A. Théleur ... Illustrated by twenty-four copper-plate engravings, by Stewart, Halpin, Hicks and Read1832ELTr#156 London, Author, 1832. This manual is considered one of the most important discussions regarding the style and steps of early Romantic ballet. A dancer and dancing master, Théleur (née Taylor; fl. c. 1817-c.1844), wrote his manual in the form of a series of thirteen letters that includes a brief history of dance as well as a section devoted to social dance. The book is enhanced by full-page prints, including illustrations of dancers on full pointe. Théleur's dance notation system, the first in the nineteenth century, also helps illuminate theatrical dance practices of the time. 104 p 27 cm.;LOC: GV1787.T37
Thackeray, Wm. M.Mrs. Perkins's Ball1847ErLondon
Thayer, William M.Pastor's wedding gift1854EPBoston 1854 Jewett (PJP)
The Western Assoc.The Two Step monthly magazine1898ERN.Y.
Thieme, Otto CharlesSimply Stunning1988EJT1988, Cincinnati Art Museum
Thomas, BobLet's Dance w/Marge & Gower Champion1954ET1954, NY, Grosset & Dunlap
Thomas, Emma LewisMusic and Dance in Boccaccio's Time1978ETDance Research Journal vol. 10, no.2, 1978, p.23-42
Thomas, T & Jim Terry with Busby BerkleyThe Busby Berkley Book1973ET1973, NY, A & W Visual Library
Thompson, Charles & SamuelTwenty-Four Favorite Dances1780Erna
Thompson, SydneyOld Time Dance Book1956ET1956, London, Burke Ltd.
Thornborough, LauraEtiquette for everybody1923EPNew York 1923c Barse
Thornwell, EmilyThe lady's guide to perfect gentility, in manners, dress, and consversation ... also a useful instructor in letter writing1857ELT#241 New York, Derby & Jackson; Cincinnati, H. W. Derby & co., 1857. Etiquette manuals are an important source for information on issues relating to the study of nineteenth-century social dance. Thornwell discusses the complexion, appropriate dress, introductions, behavior at parties, rules "on polite, easy, and graceful deportment," hints for conversation including "words, and sayings to be avoided," and concludes with chapters on needle-work and dress-making. Although much of Thornwell's manual was extracted from E. C. de Calabrella's 1844, The Ladies' Science of Etiquette, the manual was popular enough to be reissued ten times between 1857 and 1890. 226 p 19 cm. Also reprint 1979, San Marino, Ca., Huntington Library.;LOC: BJ1856 .T5 (Toner Coll.)
Tierney, TomGreat Fashion Designs of the 20's Paperdolls1983ET1983 NY, Dover
Tierney, TomGreat Fashion Designs of the 30's Paperdolls1984ET1984, NY, Dover
Tierney, TomGreat Fashion Designs of the Victorian Era1987ET1987, NY, Dover
Tolman, Beth & R. PageThe country dance book1937EPNew York 1937 A.S. Barnes and Co. Also reprint Brattleboro, VT 1976 Stephen Greene Press
Tomlinson, KellomThe Art of Dancing and Six Dances1720ETp1720 London; 1735; 1970 ed., London, Gregg International Publ, Ltd. & Dance Horizons., vols. I & II
Tomlinson, KellomThe art of dancing explained by reading and figures; whereby the manner of performing the steps is made easy by a new and familiar method: being the original work, first design'd in the year 1724, and now published by Kellom Tomlinson, dancing-master1735EL#158 London, Printed for the author, 1735. The title page indicates the book was completed in 1724. However, the cost of the thirty-five full-page plates precluded publication until 1735. In this treatise of two parts, Tomlinson (c. 1690-1753?) sets forth the principles of Baroque dance. Book one covers description of twenty nine steps; book two discusses the minuet, including four methods of performing the minuet step. 159 p 30 x 23 cm;LOC: MT950.A2 T6
Towle, MatthewThe Young Gentleman's and Lady's Private Tutor1770Epn.p. 1770 n.p.
Townsend, Mrs. GraceSports and pastimes for young and old. parlor, school, church, and lawn1893EP1893
Trall, R. T.Illustrated family gymnasium1857EP1857
Trasko, MaryHeavenly Soles1989ET1989, NY, Abbeville Press
Trollope, FrancesDomestic Manners of the Americans, Fifth ed.1839EP1839
Tschirky, OscarCook book by Oscar of the Waldorf1896EPChicago 1896 Werner Co.
Tschirky, Oscar of the Waldorf-AstoriaCox's Manual of Gelatine Cookery1906EPEdinburgh, Scot. 1906 J.&G.Cox, Ltd
Tucker, HenryClog dancing made easy. The elements and practice of that art arranged, simplified and corrected ... By Henry Tucker1874ELR#159 New York, R. M. DeWitt, c1874. This manual contains instructions for twelve steps that, according to the author, can be learned by practicing two hours a day. Libretti and music are provided for four musical comedy sketches that require clog dancing. 12 p 19 cm.;LOC: GV1793.T89
Turner, Margery JDance Handbook1959ET1959, Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall
Tyree, Marion C.Housekeeping in old Virginia1879EPLouisville, KY 1965 Favorite Recipes Press
Ude, Louis E.French cook1828EPNew York 1978 Arco
Uncle CharlieThe Language Of Flowers And Floral Conversation1875ERRochester
Urbino, Madame L. B.Art recreations1861EP1861
Urlin, Ethel L.Dancing, Ancient And Modern1914ErLondon
Vanderbilt, AmyComplete book of Etiquette1952ET1952, reprint 1958, NY, Doubleday & Co.
Veloz & YolandaTango & Rumba1938ET1938, NY, Harper & Brothers Publishers
Vincent, Wallace D.Jolly book of new games1928EP1928
Visser, MargaretMuch depends on dinner1986EPNew York 1986c Grove Press
Visser, MargaretRituals of dinner1991EPNew York 1991c Grove Weidenfeld
Vok, RodolphDer Tanz... Mit Einem Lexikon Der Tanze1869ErBerlin
Vuillier, GastonA History of Dancing from the earliest ages to our own times1898EJMilford House Boston 1898; reprint 1972
W.D.Elegant Collection of New Figures ...1798EpAmherst 1798 Samuel Preston
W.J.The Dancer's Instructor1820EpKeene, N.H. c.1820 W.J.
Wadhams, Caroline R.Simple Directions for the Laundress1917EP1917
Walker, AlexanderBeauty1840EP1840
Walker, BemisHow To Charleston Correctly1926ErMinneapolis
Walker, CarolineThe modern dances, how to dance them, by Caroline Walker; complete instructions for the tango, the Castle walk, the walking Boston, the hesitation waltz, the dream waltz1914ELPRTj#161 Chicago, Saul brothers 1914. In her introduction, Walker strongly defends the new dance trends of the ragtime era and provides instructions for the tango, Castle Walk, Walking Boston, Hesitation Waltz, and Dream Waltz. A series of photographs and diagrams is included. 62 p 20 cm. 3rd edition has Argentine Tango added.;LOC: GV1755 .W3 Microfilm 32141 GV
Wallace, Lily H.Rumford complete cook book1929EPRumford, RI 1929 Rumford Co. cover loose
Walsh, John, ed.The Compleat Country Dancing-Master : containing Great variety of DANCES, both Old and new; particularly Those perform'd at the several Masquerades; together with All the Choicest and most Noted Country-Dances, Perform'd at Court, the Theatres, and Publick Balls; With their Proper Tunes, and Figures (or Directions) to each DANCE: The Tunes fitted to the Violin, or haut-Boy, and most of 'em within the Compass of the Flute.1718EPjrLondon 1718 John Walsh
Walsh, John, ed.The Second Book of the Compleat Country Dancing-Master1719EjpLondon 1719 J. Walsh
Ward, Mrs. H.O.Sensible etiquette of the best society1878EPPhiladelphia 1878c Porter & Coates Ball section copied
Ward, Mrs. H.O.Young lady's friend1880EPPhiladelphia 1880c Porter & Coates
Ware, HerbertStreamline Your Dancing1941ErPhiladelphia
Warner, Miss. L.Everybody's book of parlour games for old and youngxxxxEPn.d.
Washburn, H. G. O.The Ball-Room Manual1858ERBelfast, Maine
Watkins, Joel H.Cotillion figures, by Joel H. Watkins1911EL#163 New York, Washington, The Neale publishing company, 1911. Red and black diagrams are utilized to show the floor patterns of more than twenty figures for the cotillon (also known as the German), a series of party game figures performed to music and an important staple of the ballroom repertory during the last half of the nineteenth century. The figures in Watkins book are, in fact, many of the same figures used in the grand march. 63 p 16 cm.;LOC: GV1757.W3
Weaver, JohnAnotomical and mechanical lectures upon Dancing1721EONew York 1985 Dance Horizons (Included in R. Ralph)
Weaver, JohnAn essay towards an history of dancing1712EONew York 1985 Dance Horizons (Included in R. Ralph)
Weaver, JohnThe fable of Orpheus and Eurydice1718EONew York 1985 Dance Horizons (Included in R. Ralph)
Weaver, JohnThe history of the mimes and pantomimes1728EONew York 1985 Dance Horizons (Included in R. Ralph)
Weaver, JohnThe Judgement of Paris1733EONew York 1985 Dance Horizons (Included in R. Ralph)
Weaver, JohnThe loves of Mars and Venus1717EONew York 1985 Dance Horizons (Included in R. Ralph)
Weaver, JohnOrchesography. Or, the Art of Dancing (With: A Small Treatise ... Time and Cadence in Dancing)1706EPTWestmead,U.K. also reprint 1971 London, International Publishers, Ltd. ALso reprint 1985, New York, Dance Horizons.
Weaver, JohnA Small Treatise of Time and Cadence in Dancing1706ET1706, London. Also reprint 1985 New York Dance Horizons
Weaver, JohnThe Union a new dance compos'd by Mr. Isaac1707EONew York 1985 Dance Horizons (Included in R. Ralph)
Weaver, William W.America eats: forms of edible folk art1989EPNew York 1989c Harper & Row
Weaver, William W.Christmas cookxxxxEP?
Webster, Alfred Mrs.Dancing, as a means of physical education; with remarks on deformities, and their prevention and cure. By Mrs. Alfred Webster1851ELj#165 London, D. Bogue 1851. In her strong defense of dance and its application to female physical education, Mrs. Webster declares that dancing, as a exercise, "is the very best safeguard against the evils of over mental education." While she approves of calisthenics and various mechanical apparatus-including swings and pulleys and a "prone couch"-she delivers a stinging rebuke regarding the wearing of corsets. 56 p. 22 cm.;LOC: GV1599.W5
Webster, Mrs. A. L.Improved Housewife or book of receipts1845EPBoston 1856 Phillips, Sampson, and Co. 20th ed.
Weeks, ClementEarly American Dances1783ET1783, 1979, American Antiquarian Society
Wehman Bros., publ.The Way To Dance, Or Dancing Without A Master1880cERN.J.
Wellington, RichardA Choice Collection of Countrey Dances1700EpLondon 1700 Richard Wellington
Wells, Amos R.Social evenings1899EP1899
Wells, Ella J.Jewel cook book1890EPChicago 1890 Jewel & Co. Rev. Cover loose, pages loose
Wells, Richard A.Manners, culture and dress of the best American society1890EPRSpringfield, MA 1891 King, also 1893
Whale, HenryHommage a Taglioni, a fashionable Quadrille Preceptor and Ballroom Companion, containing the only correct figures of the most fashionable Quadrilles and Dances introduced at the Court Balls in Europe, Almack's, The Nobility Assemblies, and in the United States.1836EPTjr1836, Philadelphia, Published by the Compiles/Musical Fund Hall
Whatman, SusannaHousekeeping book of Susanna Whatman1800EP1987
Wheaton, Barbara K.Victorian ices & ice cream1885EPNew York 1976c Met.Mus.of Art See Marshal, A.B., above.
White, BettyBetty White's teen-age dance book1958EPNew York 1961 Permabooks
White, BettyHow to Mambo1955ET1955, NY, Van Rees Press
Whitman, Walter & Victor SilvesterThe Complete Old Time Dancer1967ET1967, London, Herbert
Wiener, C.W.Grndliche Anweisung Zu Allen Gesellschaftlichen Tänzen1829ErZwickau
Wilcox, R.TurnerThe Mode in Costume1958ET1958, NY Charles Scribner
Wilcox, R.TurnerThe Mode in Hats & Headdress1945ET1945, NY, Charles Scribner
Wildeblood, JoanThe Polite Word1965ET1965, reprint 1973, London, Davis Poynter
Wilkenson, William CleaverThe Dance of Modern Society1869EJLRp#166 New York, Funk and Wagnalls, Publishers. New York, Oakley, Mason & co., 1869. Unlike many other nineteenth-century antidance writers who base their arguments on Scripture, Wilkinson asks that his readers formulate their opinions on reason, conscience, and common sense. In fact, Wilkinson argues that he is not an enemy of dance and declares it to be perfectly innocent. His argument is against the "modern manner of dancing" that requires expensive clothing and the "massing together of a jostling crowd of mute or merely gibbering animals." Thus, he summarizes, dancing does nothing to "enhance the intellectual improvement of society." 77 p. 18 cm. Also 1884;LOC: GV1741.W68
Wilkinson, ProfessorDancing Without an Instructor1904ERTjp1904, Philadelphia, David McKay. In work by T. Erp Sichore. pp 159
Will, P.Practical Philosophy Of Social Life...1805ERLansingburgh
Willard, E. M.Favorite books of drills1907EP1907
Willcox, AsaAsa Willcox's book of figures, 1793; multigraphed from a manuscript in the possession of the Newberry library1793ELTp#210 Chicago 1918. Based on an original manuscript published in 1793 and located in Chicago's Newberry Library, the editor of this modern version notes that the "spelling, capitalization, punctuation and underlining of the original have been scrupulosly followed, occasionally at the expense of clearness" (pg. ii). The manuscript contains one- or two-sentence descriptions of figures for thirty-eight country dances (dances that consisted of a series of figures and danced by a column of men facing a column of women). 9 p 27 cm.;LOC: GV1595.W5
Willcox, AsaContradances1793ET1793
Williams, M. B.Where Satan Sows His Seed1896ERChicago
Willis, Henry P.Etiquette, and the usages of society1860EHPNew York 1860 Dick. Also reprint 1997.
Willock, H. D.Ballroom Guide1868?ETrLondon, F. Pitman. Glasgow.
Wilson, GeorgeWilson's Ball-Room Guide & Call Book: Dancing Self Taught1884ERNY
Wilson, George E.The Little Dancing Master1898ErN.Y.
Wilson, George E.Wilson's Ball-Room Guide; or Dancing Self-Taught1884EPTNew York 1884 Excelsior Publishing House
Wilson, George E.Wilson's Modern Dances1892EPNew York 1892 Excelsior Pub.House
Wilson, George Hepburn (1876-)A study in modern dance positions, by G. Hepburn Wilson1916EL#169 New York, The Inner circle, c1916. This short manual consists of a series of photographs and accompanying text that show the correct positions for dance, for example the placement of the lady's left hand upon the gentleman's right shoulder in waltzing. Several of the photographs also show the incorrect way of holding one's partner. 4 p 23 cm.;LOC: GV1755.W5
Wilson, MargueriteDancing1899EPRPhiladelphia. The Penn Pub. Co. Also rev 1906, 1914, 1920.
Wilson, Mrs. Henry L.Atlanta exposition cookbook1895EP1984
Wilson, ThomasThe Address; or An Essay on Deportment; as chiefly relating to the person in dancing: introductions and observations On the proper Mode of making the bow and courtesy; On the taking off and putting on the hat; On entering and on leaving a Room; On Walking; On Standing; On the use and carriage of the Arms; On the Carriage and Motion of the Body; On the Motion and Carriage of the Head; On the presenting of any thing by one person to another; On Affectation in Dancing; On the Execution of the Feet in Quadrilles and general Dancing; Quadrilles and Country Dance Figures, compared as to their Beauty and Form; On the Deportment of the Person in Quadrille Dancing and Waltzing; On Salutation at Meeting and at taking Leave &c. Illustrated by Diagrams. By Thomas Wilson, Teacher of Dancing, from the King's Theatre, Opera House; Author of several Works on Dancing &c.1821EjprLondon, 1821, the author.
Wilson, ThomasAn analysis of country dancing, wherein all the figures used in that polite amusement are rendered familiar by engraved lines. Containing also, directions for composing almost any number of figures to one tune, with some entire new reels; together with the complete etiquette of the ballroom. By T. Wilson1811ELp#171 London, J. S. Dickson 1811. Designed for "those who possess no knowledge whatsoever of country-dancing," the manual uses text, tables, and color-coded diagrams to explain the figures for English country dances. Performed as a series of figures by a column of men facing a column of women, the English country dance was one of the most popular early nineteenth-century ballroom dances. Originally published in 1808, the manual was reissued in 1822, and another version appeared in 1815 under the title The complete system of English country dancing. This edition is dedicated to Madame Angiolini, principal dancer at the King's Theatre, where Wilson held the post of dancing master. 194 p 19 cm.;LOC: GV1763.W72 1811
Wilson, ThomasAn analysis of country dancing: wherein are displayed all the figures ever used in country dances, in a way so easy and familiar, that persons of the meanest capacity may in a short time acquire (without the aid of a master) a complete knowledge of that rational and polite amusement. To which are added, instructions for dancing some entire new reels; together with the rules, regulations, and complete etiquette of the ballroom. By T. Wilson ... Embellished and illustrated with engravings on wood, by J. Berryman1808ELpr#170 London, Printed by W. Calvert, to be had to Mr. Dutton 1808. This is the first of several books published by Wilson on the subject of English country dancing. Performed as a series of figures by a column of men facing a column of women, the English country dance was one of the most popular early nineteenth-century ballroom dances. Although the manual has a section on ballroom etiquette, it is most useful for its text, tables, and color-coded diagrams, which explain the figures. This edition is dedicated to Madame Desayes, principal dancer at the King's Theatre, where Wilson held the post of dancing master. The manual was expanded and reissued in 1811 and 1822, and a version was published in 1815 entitled The complete system of English country dancing. 139 p 16 cm.;LOC: GV1763.W72 1808
Wilson, ThomasAn Analysis Of Country Dancing... With New Reels1822ErLondon
Wilson, ThomasA Companion to the Ballroom, containing a choice Collection of the most Original and Admired Country Dance, Reel, Hornpipe & Waltz Tunes with a variety of appropriate Figures. The Etiquette And a Dessertation on the State of the Ballroom.1816ETpr1816, London; Butten, Wittaker, & Co.
Wilson, ThomasThe complete system of English country dancing, containing all the figures ever used in English country dancing, with a variety of new figures, and new reels ... By Thomas Wilson1821ELTjpr#168 London, Sherwood, Neeley and Jones 1815. Originally published in 1808 and expanded in 1811 under the title An analysis of country dancing, this edition borrows extensively from earlier editions. As with earlier editions, the figures for English country dances are explained through text, tables, and diagrams. Performed as a series of figures danced by a column of men facing a column of women, the English country dance was one of the most popular early nineteenth-century ballroom dances. This edition contains an extensive discussion on music with ten musical examples scored for treble instrument. 339 p 19 cm.;LOC: GV1763.W74
Wilson, ThomasThe Correct method of German & French Waltzing1817ET1817, London, Author
Wilson, ThomasThe danciad; or, Dancer's monitor. Being a descriptive sketch in verse, on the different styles and methods of dancing quadrilles, waltzes, country dances, &c. &c. ... Together with observations on the laws regarding dancing, with extracts from the acts of Parliament relating thereto. By Thomas Wilson1824ELr#197 London, The author. Written in verse as a dramatic play in two parts, Thomas Wilson, dancing master to the King's Theatre, comments on the state of teaching, public balls, and the character of many dance instructors. Nearly every page contains additional remarks in the form of footnotes ranging from an abstract of the 1752 Act of Parliament on illegal dancing to a long discourse on English country dancing and quadrilles. 208 p 18 cm;LOC: GV1599.W5
Wilson, ThomasA Description of the correct method of Waltzing, the truely fashionable species of Dancing, That from the graceful and pleasing Beauty of its Movements, has obtained as ascendancy over every other Department of that Polite Branch of Education. Part I. Containing a Correct Explanatory Description of the Several Movements and Attitudes in German and French Waltzing, by Thomas Wilson, Dancing-Master, (from the King's Theatre, Opra House) Author of "The Analysis of Country Dancing," "The treasures of Terpsichore," and a variety of other Works on Music and Dancing.1816EjprLondon, the author.
Wilson, ThomasLe Sylphe, An Elegant Collection of 24 Country Dances1818EprLondon 1818 Bitton, Whitaker & Co.
Wilson, ThomasThe quadrille and cotillion panorama, or, Treatise on quadrille dancing, in two parts: with an explanation, in French and English, of all the quadrille & cotillion figures generally adopted, as described by diagrams on the plate, by Thomas Wilson1818ELPTjr#167 London, R. & E. Williamson; New York, Sold by Messrs. Geib and co 1822. Originally published c. 1818, this second edition of 1822 contains an opening three-color-fold-out and nine plates. In this treatise, Wilson analyzes the figures and components of the quadrille--a figured ballroom dance for four couples facing each other, popular throughout the nineteenth century. Divided into two parts, the manual provides suggestions for music and steps, concluding with an alphabetical list of technical terms used in quadrilles. The manual was reissued in 1839. 2 v 20 cm.;LOC: GV1763.W76
Wilson, ThomasThe treasures of Terpsichore; or, A companion for the ballroom. Being a collection of all the most popular English country dances, arrange alphabetically, with proper figures to each dance. By T. Wilson1816ELpr#191 London, Also 1809, Printed for the author; and to be had of Messrs. Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. One of several treatises devoted to English country dancing by Thomas Wilson, dancing master to the King's Theatre, this manual consists of an alphabetical listing of country dances and their figures. Lamenting the present state of country dancing, the author fears "it [will] be perverted into a chaos of riot and confusion" (p.iii). Wilson's other manuals on the subject contain detailed text, tables, and diagrams to explain the figures. Their titles include An analysis of country dancing (1808 and 1811) and The complete system ofEnglish country dancing (1815?). 130 p. 16 cm.;LOC: GV1763.W78 1816
Wing, Hannah, Comp.Rumford Book on Home Management1910EPProvidence, RI c.1910 Rumford Co.
WinnerWinner's Perfect Guide for the Flute1860EpBoston c.1860 Oliver Ditson & Co.
Winner, SeptimusMusic And Steps Of The Round And Square Dances1893ErBoston
Winslow, Mrs.Mrs. Winslow's Domestic Receipt Book1864EPBoston 1864 G.C.Rand & Avery Pamphlet
Wirt, Mrs. E.W.Flora's Dictionary1837ERBaltimore
Wirth, Prof. A. C.Complete Call Book And Dance Master1902ERChicago
Wirth, Prof. A. C.Complete Quadrille Call Book and Dancing Master1902EPTChicago 1902 Frederick J. Drake and Company
Wirth, Prof. A. C.Modern Quadrille Call Book And Dancing Master1934ERna
Witherspoon, EdnaThe perfect art of modern dancing1894EL#119 London and New York, The Butterick publishing company 1894. This manual, part of a series that included such publications as The perfect art of canning and preserving and Nursing and nourishment for invalids, was directly marketed to women. It begins by discussing the suitability of teaching dance to children. The author suggests that dance is good for health and deportment and lessons should commence at age five. Various dances are described including quadrilles, contra dances, round dances, and the German (also known as the cotillon) 65 p 15 cm;LOC: GV1751.W82
Wolcott, Theresa H.Book of games and parties for all occasions1911EP1933
Wood, MelusineHistorical Dances 12th to 19th Century1952ET1952, reprint 1964, London, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, Inc.
Yarrow, Rev. PhilipFighting The Debauchery Of Our Girls And Boys1923ERChicago
Yolanda, VelozTango And Rumba1938ERN.Y. & London
Youmans, John G.A history of recreational social dance in the United States1966EPAnn Arbor, MI 1966 UMI (U.S.C. dissertation)
Young, John H.Our Deportment, Or The Manners, Conduct & Dress...1879EPRDetroit also 1881, 1882 Dickinson rev. & ill. (PJP)(PJPxb)
Zorn, Friedrich A.Musical Score of the Grammar of the Art of Dancing1905EPBoston 1905. Also reprint 1975 New York Dance Horizons
Zorn, Friedrich AlbertGrammar of the art of dancing, theoretical and practical; lessons in the arts of dancing and dance writing (choregraphy) with drawings, musical examples, choregraphic symblos, and special music scores, translated from the German of Friedrich Albert Zorn... edited by Alfonso Josephs Sheafe1887EJLPR#174 Boston, Mass. [The Heintzemann press] Translated 1905. Originally published in Leipzig in 1887 under the title Grammatik der tanzkunst, the book was translated into English and Russian. Zorn is well known for his innovative dance notation system that is utilized in this work. The system is important for its information on the step terminology of mid-nineteenth-century ballet. Through text and notation, the manual covers positions of the feet, preparatory exercises, arm movements, as well as describing many steps. Several quadrille figures are also notated as well as the minuet, gavotte, and numerous waltz, polka, and galop steps. A volume of music that includes over one hundred melodies to accompany the steps, exercise, and dances accompanies this edition. 302 p 28 cm. Also reprint 1970 New York Burt Franklin.;LOC: GV1751.Z9
Zughi, CuliziariNuovo Manualetto Pratico Dei Balli Di Societa1866ErNapoli
na24 Country Dances, For the Year 18121812EpLondon 1812 J. Gray & all
na24 Country Dances, For the Year 18141814EpLondon 1814 Goulding, D'Almaine, Potter & Co.
na24 Country Dances for the Year 18151815EpLondon 1815 Preston
na24 Country Dances, For the Year 18201820EpLondon 1820 Goulding, D'Almaine, Potter & Co.
na24 Favorite Country Dances, Hornpipes & Reels...for the Year 18161816EpLondon 1816 Bland & Wellers
na25 Years of American Dance1951ET1951, Rudolf Orthwine/Dance Magazine
naAmerican book of genteel behavior1875EPNew York 1875 Hurst (PJP)
naAmerican kitchen magazine (Jan. 1901)1901EPBoston 1901 Home Sci. Pub. Co. v.XIV,no.4 Corners ripped, binding loose.
naAmerican ladies' memorial1850EPBoston 1850 Cornhill (PJP) (PJPx)
naThe Art of Dressmaking1927EJThe Butterick Publishing Company NY. pp 255
naArt of good behaviour1845ESNew York 1848 Huestis (OSV) (PJPxb)
naArt of pleasing1852EPCincinnati 1853 Rulison
naAthletic sports for boys1865EP1865
naThe Ball-Room Companion: A Handbook for the Ball-Room1849EpPhiladelphia 1849 George S. Appleton
naBall-room dancing without a master, and complete guide to the etiquette, toilet, dress and management of the ballroom; with all the principal dances in popular use1872EL#177 New York, Hurst & co., 1872. This manual suggests that anyone can learn to dance without the aid of a teacher and, after providing a short discussion on organizing balls, appropriate dress, and etiquette, the book focuses on the popular ballroom dances of the era--quadrilles, polka, schottisch, polka mazurka, and varsoviana. This "do it yourself" mentality was common during the late nineteenth century and this particular dance manual was reissued in 1876 under the title Offenbach's dancing without a master. 61 p. 19 cm.;LOC: GV1751.B19
naThe Ball-Room Guide1860cErLondon Frederick Warne.
naThe ball-room guide. With coloured plates1866EL#216 London, F. Warne and co., 1866. Like many other nineteenth-century dance manuals, much of the material in The ball-room guide is not original but borrowed from other sources. The manual opens with discussion on the arrangements for balls, appropriate dress for ladies and gentlemen, and thirteen pages of etiquette. Various dances are described including quadrilles, the waltz, varsoviana, polka and three group dances, "The Spanish Dance," "Tempête," and "Sir Roger de Coverly." The manual concludes with a glossary of terminology used in ballroom dance. 96 p 9 cm;LOC: GV1746.B27
naThe Ball Room Instructer1845EpNew York 1845 C.P.Heustis
naThe ball-room manual of contra dances and social cotillons, with remarks on quadrilles and Spanish dance.1863EL#011 Belfast, Me., H. G. O. Washburn; Boston, G. W. Cottrell, 1863. The publisher of this tiny manual (called a "vest pocket edition") notes that of the many books available to the dancing public, few contain "the good old contra dances of our ancestors." To remedy the situation, the manual gives figures for fifty-six English country dances, group dances consisting of figures performed by a column of men facing a column of women. iv, [5]-30, ii p. 8 cm;LOC: GV1767.B3
naThe Ballroom Companion1870?ETrLondon, George Routledge & Sons, Camden Press
naThe Ballroom instructer; containing a complete description of cotillons and other popular dances1841ELr#225 New York, Huestis & Craft, 1841. This manual, small enough to fit into a pocket, declares it contains "all the information which is interesting to the world of dancing" [p. 5]. In fact, like many nineteenth-century dance manuals, the text is heavily borrowed from numerous sources and compiled by a publisher. Its format is common for this type of manual and it begins with a discussion on etiquette followed by description of quadrilles--popular group dances performed by four couples facing in a square. Although, the waltz was a staple of the mid-nineteenth-century ballroom, it is not discussed in this manual. 46 p 13 cm. Also rev 1851.;LOC: GV 1763.B18
naBazar book of decorum1870EPNew York 1870c Harper & bros. Covers loose, ball section copied
naBeadle's dime ball-room companion and guide to dancing. Comprising rules of etiquette, hints on private parties, toilettes for the ballroom, etc. Also, a synopsis of round and square dances, dictionary of French terms, etc.1868ELRTjp#101 New York, Beadle and company. This manual is typical of books that were assembled by publishers to be dissminated to a broad mass market. It is a compilation of many treatises covering etiquette, dress and demeanor, and describes the popular ballroom dances of the era--quadrille, waltz, schottisch, and polka. 32 p 16 cm;LOC: GV1751.B36
naBeadle's dime book of practical etiquette1859EHpNew York 1859 Beadle (PJPx)(HUW-H5078.59.5)
naBeeton's all about gardening18xxEP1987
naBest dressed man1892EPLondon 1892 Dore (PJP)
naBest way book1907EPLondon 1907 Amalgamated Press Covers det., spine broken, pages loose
naBoston Cooking-school magazine1911EPBoston 1911 Bo.Cooking School v.XVI, no.1
naBoy's treasury of sports, pastimes, and recreations1850EP1850
naCanons of good breeding1839ESPhiladelphia 1841 Lea & Blanchard (OSV) (PJPxb)
naCassell's book of sports and pastimesxxxxEPn.d.
naChesterfield's art of letter-writing simplified1857EPEvansville, IN 1857 Crescent City. Also rev 1860.
naCollier's cyclopedia of commercial and social information etiquette section1882EPRNew York 1894 Collier rev. ed. (PJP/KB)
naComplete Etiquette for Ladies and GentlemenxxxxEPLondon n.d. Ward, Lock & Co. Spine loose
naComplete Rules of Etiquette860xEO1860 Bound with: Chesterfield's...Letter Writing
naA complete self-instructor in the art of dancing1876ELNew York, Hurst & co., c1876. 1 p.l., xi, 65 p. illus. 19 cm.;LOC: GV1751.O13
naConstitution of the Virginia Polytechnic German Club1917EL#226 1917 This revised constitution lists the objectives of a club organized to hold dances that consisted solely of the German, a popular parlor game wherein the participants performed a series of party games to music. The constitution lists the duties of the officers and standing committees, which included committees for refreshments, invitations, reception, and music. Part of the constitution noted that "no member of the Club shall drink any intoxicating liquor within twenty-four hours immediately preceding [the event]." 11 p; 16 cm;LOC: GV1757.V6
naContradances1804ET1804; Fecueil ( Landrin, etc.) Vol I & II
naCotillions1810EpBoston 1810 n.p.
naCountry Kitchen 18501850EP1965 sel. from The Young Housekeeper's Friend
naDance, a Very Social History1986EJT1986, NY, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rizzoli.
naThe dance, ancient and modern / translated from the French by Arabella E. Moore.1900ELj#058 Philadelphia, Pa. : A. Moore, 1900. Translated from French by Arabella E. Moore, this is an example of the growing body of historiographical texts that began to appear in the late 1890s into the turn of the twentieth century. The work borrows heavily from previously published materials for sections on primitive and ancient dances. As with other authors of this era, "modern dances" are considered to be pavane, gavot, rigodon, and minuet. In keeping with a renewed interest in the reconstruction of Renaissance and Baroque dances, the manual includes a chapter, "Revival of Popular Old Dances." A chapter on "contemporary dances" includes polka quadrilles, Boston, mazurka, and cotillon (also known as the German). 32 p 23 cm;LOC: GV1603.D2
naThe dancer's guide and ball-room companion.1874EL#009 New York, F. M. Reed [c1874] This manual is a compilation of previously published materials. The guide begins with a brief description of the necessary arrangements for a ball, appropriate dress for men and women, and ballroom etiquette. The work continues with dances such as the quadrille, waltz, varsoviana, polka, schottisch, "Cellarius Waltz," and dances for larger groups of dancers--"Spanish Dance," "La Tempete," and "Sir Roger de Coverley." 27 p. 15 cm.;LOC: GV1751.D17
naThe dancing-master, or, Directions for dancing country-dances [microform] : with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin1914ELLondon : W. Pearson ; [S.l.] : Sold by E. Midwinter and J. Ypung, [1725?] New York, The author [c1914-15] 358 p. : music ; 12 x 22 cm. 2 v. fronts. (ports.) plates. 21 cm.;LOC: Microfilm83/20127 (M)
naThe dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances, with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin. The 10th ed. corrected; with addition of several new dances and tunes never before printed1698EL#004 [London] Printed by J. Heptinstall, for H. Playford, 1698. Originally published in 1650 under the title of The English dancing master, this work went through numerous editions from 1652 to 1728. Compiled by John Playford (1623-1687), a publisher of music books, the treatise is considered an important work on English country dances, a form of dance where couples perform a series of set patterns. In this tenth edition, Henry Playford notes that he has made corrections and added several new dances and tunes. The work utilizes a rudimentary dance notation and page one of the treatise is devoted to an explanation of the symbols. Part one contains 215 dances; part two has 46 dances and additional music for "A new spanish entry and saraband," as danced by Monsieur L'Abbe. Appropriate music, in the form of a treble line, is provided for each dance. Most of the dances are designated for longways sets of three couples, four couples, or "as many as will." 2 v. in 1. 11 x 20 cm.;LOC: MT950.P68 1698
naThe dancing-master; or, Directions for dancing countrydances, with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin. Vol. the 1st. The 18th ed., containing 358 of the choicest old and new tunes now used at court and other publick places. The whole work rev. and done on the new-ty'd note, and much more correct than any former editions.1728ELLondon, Printed by W. Pearson, and sold by E. Midwinter and J. Young [1725?] Playford includes an alphabetical listing of all the dances he describes in this book, as well as an explanation for his abbreviations. The descriptions of each dance are presented "with Tunes to each Dance, for the Treble-Violin". 358 p. 12 x 22 cm;LOC: MT950.P68 1725
naDaughter's own book1833ESBoston 1833 Lilly, Wait (OSV) (PJPxb)
naDecorum, a practical treatise on etiquette and dress...1877EPNew York 1879 Ruth (PJP) (PJPxb)
naDick's one hundred amusements for evening parties, picnics and social gatherings1890EPn.d.
naDick's Quadrille Call-Book and Ball-Room Prompter, New edition1923EPNew York 1923 Dick & Fitzgerald, Pub.
naDick'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 piano.1878ELPR#013 New York, Dick & Fitzgerald [c1878] This is a compilation by Dick and Fitzgerald of previously published sources on ballroom dance. Although advertised as a ballroom prompter, only one page is devoted to calling figures in a quadrille. The book contains rudimentary etiquette advice and dance instructions for numerous dances including the grand march, quadrilles, contradances such as "Virginia Reel," "Pop Goes the Weasel," "Spanish Dance," and "Sicilian Circle." Also described are various round dances such as the polka, polka redowa, modern plain waltz, Boston Dip, varsovienne, and galop. The manual concludes with 104 figures for the popular parlor game, the German (also known as the cotillon). 230 p. 18 cm.;LOC: GV1751.D54 1878
naDick's quadrille call-book, and ballroom prompter. Dancing and its relations to education and social life, with a new method of instruction ... By Allen Dodworth1895ELRTNew York, Dick & Fitzgerald [c1895] New York and London, Harper & brothers, 1900. 199 p. illus. 18 cm. vi, 302 p. front. (port.) illus. 20 cm.;LOC: GV1751.D54 1895
naEncyclopedia of manners and etiquette1850EPLondon 1850 H.G. Bohn
naEnquire within upon everything1856EPReprint 1978. Also rev 1875.
naEtiquette for ladies1838ESPhiladelphia 1838 Carey, Lea & Blanchard (OSV) (PJPxb)
naEtiquette letter-writer1864EPPhiladelphia 1864 Lippincott Cover loose, some pages det.
naEtiquette of modern societyxxxxEPLondon n.d. Ward, Lock Binding loose
naEtiquette, politeness, and good breedingxxxxEHGlasgow n.d. Cameron & Ferguson (HUW-H5078.70)
naEtiquette, Rules and Usages of the best Society1886EPPromotional Reprint 1995 Leicester (Abridged(?) facsimile of Melbourne original, t.p. omitted)
naEveryday Fashions of the 20's. ed. Stella Blum1981ET1981, NY, Dover
naFabulous Fashion 1907-19671980ET1980, Costume Institute, NY, Metropolitan Museum of Art
naFamily fun, games and good times1910EPca 1910
naFamily pastime: or homes made happy1865EP1865
naFireside games for winter amusement1859EP1859
naFrench Fashion Plates from Gazette du Bon Ton (1912-1925)1979ET1979, NY, Dover
naGems of the Ballroom Call Book for the Professional and Amateur Prompter containing a large variety of Plain Quadrilles, Prarie Queens, Lancers, Waltz Quadrilles, and Fancy Quadrilles, Contra Dances, etc.1896ERTjpChicago, E.T. Root & Sons. McClurg & Company
naThe gentleman & lady's companion; containing, the newest cotillions and country dances; to which is added, instances of ill manners, to be carefully avoided by youth of both sexes1798EL#114 Norwich, Printed by J. Trumbull, 1798. The etiquette section of this manual anticipates many nineteenth-century concerns regarding decorum and bodily control and some of the ill manners described include "swinging the arms, and all other awkward gestures" and "leaning on the shoulder, or chair of another person." The manual provides nine figures for the cotillon, a precursor to the quadrille consisting of a series of figures known as changes that were performed alternately with the cotillon figure. The manual also gives the figures for seventy-nine English country dances, a popular group dance performed by a column of men facing a column of women. 24 p. 13 cm.;LOC: GV1590.G4
naThe Gentleman and Lady's Companion1810EpNorwich 1810 R.Hubbard
naThe german. How to give it. How to lead it. How to dance it. By two amateur leaders1879EJLPRT#003 Chicago, Jansen, McClurg and company, 1879. Chicago, A.C. 1888. New York, Dick & Fitzgerald 1895. This manual, which is devoted entirely to performance of the popular parlor game, describes the duties of the hostess ("remove all unnecessary furniture"), appropriate music, refreshments, and choosing a leader. Also included is a section on etiquette for guests participating in the German (also known as the cotillon). More than forty figures are described. 132 p. 20 cm. Also reprint Chicago 1900 A.C. McClurg & Co.;LOC: GV1757.G37
naGood girl's soliloquyxxxxESNew York n.d. Wood (OSV)(does not specifically treat ballroom etiq.)
naGood manners. Metropolitan culture series.1889EPNew York 1889 Butterick 3 ed.
naThe Great American Foot1978ETMuseum of Contemporary Crafts, 1978, NY, American Crafts Council.
naHabits of good society1865EPNew York 1865 Carleton Ball section copied
naHand book of croquet1920EPn.p. ca 1920 n.p. Pamphlet
naA History of Shoe Fashions1975ET1975, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northampton Borough Council's Leisure and Recreation Dept.
naThe Home Circle: A Collection of Piano-Forte Music, Vol. 21863EPBoston 1859,1863 Oliver Ditson & Co. 2 volumes
naHommage a Christrian Dior 1947-19571986ETMusée des Arts de la Mode, 1986, Paris, Union des Arts Deoratifs
naHood's book of home-made candies1905EPLowell, MA 1905 C.I. Hood Co. Hood's candies, no. 2 (pamphlet-17 pages)
naHood's cook book, number threexxxxEPLowell, MA c.1900 C.I. Hood Co. Corners torn
naHood's pickles and preserves etcetera1898EPLowell, MA 1898 C.I. Hood Co.
naHood's Sarsaparilla book of parlor games1900EPLowell, Ma c.1900 C.I.Hood & Co.
naHow to behave1856EONew York n.d. Fowler & Wells (KB)(PJPxb)Bound in: Hand-books for home improvement
naHow to Dance1893ET1893, London, George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. with music
naHow to Dance1920EPRacine, Wis. c.1920 Johnson Smith & Co.
naHow to Dance. A complete ball-room and party guide. Containing all the latest figures, together with old-fashioned and contra dances now in general use. Also, a guide to ballroom etiquette, toilets, and general useful information for dancers1878ELPR#098 New York, Tousey & Small, 1878. Also 1882. Designed for people, who never learned to dance either because of bashfulness or lack of time or money, this manual covers the bare necessities of dress, introductions, and general etiquette. Descriptions are also provided for quadrilles, schottisch, polka, redowa, waltz, several country dances. Th manual concludes with rules for the supper room and advice to waltzers. 60 p 16 cm. Also 1882.;LOC: GV1751.H8
naHow to operate a fireless cookstove, and choice recipes1917EPToledo, OH 1917c Toledo Cooker Co.
naHow to play croquet1873EP1873
naIllustrated manners book1855EHNew York 1855 Stringer & Townsend (HUW)(PJPxb)(PJPxd)
naImmorality of modern dances, ed. by Beryl and associates1904EL#149 New York, Everitt and Francis co. 1904. This antidance work is typical of the genre of dance writing that has its roots in published works reaching far back into the Renaissance. Three arguments are raised: (1) although dance is acknowledged to have been practiced during biblical times, it was always performed by and for women solely; (2) dancing is considered bad for the health and, (3) dance is a waste of time. The editors of this manual single out round dances, specifically waltzes, as immoral. To fortify the argument, the book contains testimonials from Catholic and Protestant church representatives. 114 p 18 cm;LOC: GV1741.I3
naInquire within for anything you want to know1857EP1857
naJazz, Jump, & Jive1988ET1988, London, JLH Promotions. Jenkins, Ltd.
naJig, clog, and breakdown dancing made easy, with sketches of noted jig dancers1873ELr#117 New York, E. James, c1873. This book begins with a brief history of jig dancing and provides a chronology of jig and clog dancers from famed African-American dance Master Juba to Johnny Diamond and Dick Pelham. The manual also describes twenty steps including "heel and toe step," "shuffle,""clog break," and "plantation breakdown." 12 p 19 cm;LOC: GV1793.J61
naKate Greenway's language of the flowers1977EP1977
naLadies' companion1824EPSWorcester 1824 Spy office. Also rev Brookfield 1826.
naLadies' indispensible assistant1852EPLouisville,KY 1971 Cookbook Collector's Library
naLanguage and sentiment of flowers1900EPc. 1900
naLeaflets of the ball room. Being a sketch of the polka quadrilles, the Baden, mazurka figures &c. &c. to which is appended the music of the celebrated redowa waltz, now first published in the United States1847ELr#188 Philadelphia, New York, Turner & Fisher 1847. Compiled by a publisher and small enough to fit into a pocket, this manual gives directions for polka quadrilles, mazurka quadrilles, and "The New Redowa," all "as taught by Mr. Durang and daughter." Other dances include a waltz cotillion, gallopade quadrille, and Spanish Dance. 12 p 12 cm.;LOC: GV1753.L43
naThe Letter Writer...Being a Choice Collection of Contra Dances and Cotillions1833EprWatertown,N.Y. 1833 Knowlton and Rice Dance Descriptions only
naLloyd George's favourite dishes1974EPCardiff 1974 John Jones Cardiff Ltd
naLong Odds and Other Dances from the Preston Collection1958ETTranscribed and edited by Pat Wood, 1958, London, the English Folkdance & Song Society
naManual of base ball1858EP1858
naManuel du cotillon1890?ELR#005 Paris, Ouachée [between 1890 and 1900] This late nineteenth-century manual is devoted to description of the popular parlor game, the German (also known as the cotillon). Every page of the manual has an advertisement for Au Paradis des Enfants in Paris, a shop that sold party accessories for the cotillon, including tambourines for the leader, ball cards, hair ornaments, decorations, roulette wheels, and paper lanterns. 122 p. illus., col. plates. 18 cm.;LOC: GV1757.M3
naMetropolitan life cook book1918EPn.p. 1918 Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.
naMixin's and fixin's1988EPMaynard, MA 1988c Chandler Press
naModern Dance Music1890EPjWhite, Smith & CO. 1890. Music volume.
naModern priscilla cook book1924EPBoston 1924 Priscilla Pub. co.
naNew century perfect speaker1901EPn.p. 1901 Coulter Etiquette section, pp. 413-554
naNew Collection of Country Dances1799EpLeominster,MA 1799 n.p.
naNew delineator recipes1929EPChicago 1929c Butterick Pub. Co.
naNew England cook book1905EPBoston 1905c Chas. E. Brown cover detatched, binding loose
naNineteenth century games & sporting goods (1886 Peck & Snyder catalog)1971EP1971
naObservations sur les danses1830EL#209 Lausanne, Société pour la distribution de livres religieux dans le canton de Vaud, 1830. An antidance treatise, the argument presented by the anonymous author is based on the idea that dancing is inconsistent with teachings in the Scripture, specifically the Ten Commandments. For example, just as the golden calf represented idolatry, the author argues that pleasure derived from dance is also idolatry, thus breaking the First Commandment. Similar arguments are made for all but the Second Commandment. 43 p 20 cm;LOC: GV1741.O3
naOffenbach's Dancing Without a Master1876ERpNew York 1876 World Manufacturing Co.
naThe Pianist's Album or Home Circle, Vol. 31867EpBoston 1867 Oliver Ditson & Co. MUSIC
naPortland woman's exchange cook book1913EPOregon 1987 Oregon Hist.Soc. 2nd.cont.ed. Reset type
naPractical Guide to the Ballroom1875ET1875, London, C. Jeffreys
naPuzzledom. An original collection of charades, conundrums, puzzles and games1866EP1866
naQuadrilles or Fashionable French Dances at Almacks1816ET1816, London, C. Wheatstone
naRansom's family receipt book1889EPBuffalo, NY 1889 D. Ransom, Son & Co.
naRinnce na h-Éireann, a simplified work on the performance of the dances of Ireland1907EL#227 The Gaelic League of the State of New York, 1907. First published in 1902, the work was suggested by a member of the New York Philo-Celtic Society. The discusion includes music, steps, and instructions for reels, "High Caul Cap, four-hand jig, and Rinnce Fada". 49 p 16 cm;LOC: GV1646.I8G2
naRoutledge's etiquette for gentlemen reprint in Melcher, Etiquette for every occasion1865EOPipestone,MN 1995 Laser Writers reprinted in Melcher, Etiquette for every occasion
naA Selection of Cotillons & Country-Dances1808EpBoston 1808 J.T.Buckingham
naSelection of Favorite Quadrilles or Fashionable French Dances...Performed By Paine's Band1820?ETrLondon, C. Wheatstone
naSociable, or, one thousand and one home amusements1858EP1858 (This volume includes full text of Fireside Games as pp. 172-284.)
naSocial etiquette of New York1878EHNew York 1880 Appleton (HUW)
naA Solemn warning to dancers1832EL#218 New York : N. Bangs and J. Emory for the Tract Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church,[between 1824 and1832] 4 p 18 cm.;LOC: GV1741.S45 1824
naStandard book on politeness, good behavior and social etiquette...1881EPNew York 1881c M. Young Covers det.
naSuggestions in culinary chemistry1874EPBoston 1874 Rockwell & Churchill Pages all det.
naTableaux, charades and pantomimes1889EP1971
naThe Tenor of Terpsichore1790ET1790 published 1983, U.S.A., Friends of the English Regency, (c.1790-1820).
naThe Tri-Colored Quadrilles1850?ETNY, J. L. Hewitt, with music
naTrifit's Acme of Dances with Calls and Figures. 214 Dances.1893EPjF. Trifit, Publisher. Music Volume.
naTwelve Country Dances from The Dancing Master by J. Playford1929ET1929, reprint 1963, London
naTwenty Four Original Irish Dances1820EpDublin
naVictor Records for Dancing1914ERpn.p. 1914 n.p.
naThe way to dance. A book which teaches the art of dancing without a master1890ELTp#138 New York, Street & Smith, 1890. This manual sought to teach the art of dance to those who could not "avail himself or herself of a professional teacher." In its description of general conduct, the author notes that etiquette is nothing more than self-denial. As the work is aimed at the untutored, ten pages are devoted to the primary positions of the feet. The manual describes the grand march, quadrilles, and round dances. 60 p 19 cm.;LOC: GV1751.W35 Microfilm 33251 GV
naThe Welcome Guest: a collection of modern Piano-Forte Music, being a Choice Repertoire of Pieces for Home Amusement. Comprising the most popular Rondos, Nocturnes, Marches, Waltzes, Polkas, Schottisches, Galops, Mazurkas, Redowas, Quadrilles, Cotillions, etc.1863EPjBoston, Henry Tolman & Co. music volume
naWelcome Home. A Choice Collection of Piano-Forte Music1874EPBoston 1874 G.D.Russell and Co.
naThe World in Vogue. Seven momentous decades of the names, the faces, and the writing that have held the public eye in the arts, society, literature, theatre, fashion, sports, world affairs.1963EJThe Viking Press, New York
naYouens's Dance Album & Ball-Room Guide1870cErLondon
naYoung lady's book1837ESBoston 1837 Wells (OSV)(contains info on dancing but not balls)