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Author (real name):
Eugène Coulon
Title:
The Ball-Room Polka, Polka Cotillon, and valse à deux tems
Language:
English
Id:
coulon_1844
Added to database:
March 15, 2015
Source:
english.bib:6593
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1844
Publisher:
David Bogue
Place of publication:
London
Keywords:
dance description, polka, cotillon: 19th century, waltz, waltz: deux temps, quadrille, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, circle, spanish dance, galop, mazurka, polonaise, folk dance
URL:
Note:
Pages 15, 16 are missing in Richard Powers copy

Title:
The Victoria Miniature Ball Room Guide
Language:
English
Id:
victoria_1850
Added to database:
August 30, 2014
Source:
english.bib:6909
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1850?
Publisher:
Kent & Company
Place of publication:
London
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: london polka quadrille, galop, polka, cotillon: 19th century, circle, sir roger de coverly, spanish dance, waltz, waltz: deux temps
URL:

Author (real name):
J. Seaton
Title:
The Ball-room Manual and Etiquette of Dancing
Language:
English
Id:
seaton_1852
Added to database:
June 5, 2016
Source:
english.bib:6994
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1852
Publisher:
Milnet abd Sowerby
Place of publication:
Halifax
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, galop, mazurka, waltz, waltz: cellarius, polonaise, spanish dance, circle, folk dance, longway, waltz: deux temps, sir roger de coverly, schottische
URL:

Author (real name):
J. Seaton
Title:
The Ball-room Manual and Etiquette of Dancing
Language:
English
Id:
seaton_1853
Added to database:
November 9, 2015
Source:
english.bib:7039
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1853
Publisher:
Milner and Sowerby
Place of publication:
Halifax
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, folk dance, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, galop, mazurka, waltz, waltz: cellarius, polonaise, spanish dance, circle, longway, cotillon: 19th century, waltz: deux temps, sir roger de coverly, schottische
URL:

Title:
The Ball Room Instructor, and Complete Guide to Dancing. Containing All the New & Popular Dances of the Day, Including Quadrilles, Waltzes, Polkas, Galopades, Mazourkas, Country Dances, &c., Etiquette of the Ball Room, Hints on Dress, &c. To Which is Added a Glossary of French Terms Commonly Used in Dancing
Language:
English
Id:
instructor_1855
Added to database:
April 25, 2015
Source:
english.bib:7095
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1855?
Publisher:
H. Elliot
Place of publication:
London
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, waltz, waltz: trois temps, polonaise, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: london polka quadrille, spanish dance, cotillon: 19th century, galop, folk dance, polka, waltz: deux temps, mazurka, redowa, schottische, sequence, sir roger de coverly, longway, longway: pop goes the weasel, tempete, circle
URL:
Note:
Dated 1855 by the library

Author (real name):
Charles Durang
Title:
The Fashionable Dancer's Casket, or the Ball-room Instructor. A New and Splendid Work on Dancing, Etiquette, Deportment and the Toilet
Language:
English
Id:
durang_1856
Added to database:
April 21, 2012
Source:
american.bib:4594
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1856
Publisher:
Fisher & Brother
Place of publication:
Philadelphia
Keywords:
dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, polka, waltz, waltz: deux temps, waltz: trois temps, schottische, polka-mazurka, redowa, sequence, waltz: five steps, galop, cotillon: 19th century, circle, spanish dance, quadrille: london polka quadrille, quadrille: lancers, mazurka, cotillon: 19th century, minuet
URL:

Author (real name):
W. G. Youens
Title:
Youens's Dance Album and Ball-room Guide. Words and Music
Language:
English
Id:
youen_1870
Added to database:
February 7, 2017
Source:
english.bib:7380
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1870?
Publisher:
George Routledge and Sons
Place of publication:
London, New York
Keywords:
dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: prince imperial, galop, mazurka, circle, spanish dance, cotillon: 19th century, polka-mazurka, redowa, waltz, waltz: cellarius, waltz: boston, waltz: deux temps, schottische, polka, tempete, sir roger de coverly, music
URL:
Note:
Dated circa 1870 by Richard Powers

Author (real name):
Elias Howe
Title:
Howe's Fifty Contra Dances. Hornpipes, Reels, Jigs, &c. with Calls and Figures. Arranged for the Piano or Organ
Language:
English
Id:
howe_1870_contra
Added to database:
July 22, 2015
Source:
american.bib:1056
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1870–1895?
Publisher:
Elias Howe
Place of publication:
Boston
Keywords:
music, dance description, longway, longway: money musk, redowa, circle, longway: pop goes the weasel, tempete, sir roger de coverly, spanish dance, polka-mazurka, sequence
URL:
Note:
Elias Howe didn't published his books himself up to 1870 or so. Elias Howe died in 1895

Title:
The Victoria Danse du Monde and Quadrille Preceptor
Language:
English
Id:
victoria_1872
Added to database:
June 5, 2016
Source:
english.bib:7409
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1872?
Publisher:
Dean & Son
Place of publication:
London
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, waltz, waltz: trois temps, cotillon: 19th century, polka, schottische, polka-mazurka, sequence, quadrille: prince imperial, waltz: deux temps, galop, redowa, folk dance, circle, spanish dance, tempete, longway, sir roger de coverly
URL:
Note:
Dated circa 1872 by Richard Powers

Author (real name):
William B. de Garmo
Title:
The 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 Matters
Language:
English
Id:
garmo_1875
Added to database:
January 22, 2014
Source:
american.bib:5511
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1875
Publisher:
William A. Pond & Company
Place of publication:
New York
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: prince imperial, quadrille: varietes parisiennes, spanish dance, circle, virginia reel, minuet, polka, polka-mazurka, sequence, schottische, galop, waltz, waltz: deux temps, redowa, waltz: trois temps, waltz: sautese, waltz: boston, cotillon: 19th century, music
URL:

Title:
How 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 Dancers
Language:
English
Id:
how_to_1878
Added to database:
January 22, 2014
Source:
american.bib:5637
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1878
Publisher:
Tousey and Small
Place of publication:
New York
Keywords:
dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: lancers, waltz, waltz: trois temps, sequence, schottische, galop, redowa, polka-mazurka, cotillon: 19th century, longway, longway: pop goes the weasel, circle, rustic reel, longway: money musk, quadrille: london polka quadrille, tempete, mazurka, tango
URL:

Author (real name):
William B. de Garmo
Title:
The 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 Matters
Language:
English
Id:
garmo_1880_society_3rd
Added to database:
February 17, 2018
Source:
american.bib:5691
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1879–1892?
Publisher:
William A. Pond & Company
Place of publication:
New York
Edition:
3
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: prince imperial, quadrille: varietes parisiennes, spanish dance, circle, virginia reel, minuet, polka, polka-mazurka, sequence, schottische, galop, waltz, waltz: deux temps, redowa, waltz: trois temps, waltz: sautese, waltz: boston, cotillon: 19th century, music
URL:
Note:
Dated circa 1879 by Hathitrust, but the 2nd edition is known to be copyrighted 1879, and the 5th edition is known to be copyrighted 1892, so the 3rd edition should go somewhere in the 1880-s.

Author (real name):
Read
Title:
Mrs. Charles Read's Australian Ball Room Guide
Language:
English
Id:
read_1880
Added to database:
July 22, 2015
Source:
australian.bib:0100
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1880–1890?
Publisher:
George Robertson & Company
Place of publication:
Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, London
Keywords:
dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, minuet, quadrille: caledonians, spanish dance, quadrille: prince imperial, cotillon: 19th century, quadrille: polo, polka-mazurka, sequence, waltz, waltz: deux temps, circle, schottische, longway, tempete, sir roger de coverly, polka, galop, waltz: trois temps, waltz: deux temps, polonaise, waltz: hesitation
URL:
Note:
Title page is signed as written by “Mrs. Charles Read” (Charles Read's wife), but her first name is yet to be discovered. Dated by the library. Some details on publisher's career can be found in Wikipedia

Author (real name):
Judson Sause
Title:
The Art of Dancing Embracing a Full Description of the Various Dances of the Present Day, together with Chapters on Etiquette, the Benefits, and History of Dancing
Language:
English
Id:
sause_1880
Added to database:
July 22, 2015
Source:
american.bib:5707
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1880
Publisher:
Sause's Dancing Academy
Place of publication:
New York
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, march, waltz, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: prince imperial, quadrille: varietes parisiennes, spanish dance, circle, virginia reel, sir roger de coverly, waltz: boston, waltz: sautese, waltz: five steps, sequence, polka, redowa, schottische, galop, waltz: deux temps, polka-mazurka, cotillon: 19th century
URL:

Author (real name):
James Scott Skinner, William Scott
Title:
MS 3088
Language:
English
Id:
skinner_1880
Added to database:
July 25, 2015
Source:
english.bib:7536
Entry type:
Manuscript
Date of publication:
1880–1890?
Place of publication:
Aberdeen
Holding library:
University of Aberdeen
Library location:
Aberdeen
Library call number:
MS 3088
Keywords:
dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: polo, le carillon de dunkerque, polka-mazurka, sequence, circle, spanish dance, tempete, longway
URL:
Transcription:
/books/skinner_1880/transcription

Author (real name):
Cartier
Title:
Practical Illustrated Waltz Instructor
Language:
English
Id:
cartier_1882
Added to database:
April 21, 2012
Source:
american.bib:5794
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1882
Publisher:
De Witt
Place of publication:
New York
Keywords:
dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: prince imperial, quadrille: varietes parisiennes, quadrille: polo, waltz, waltz: boston, waltz: five steps, sequence, polka-mazurka, galop, schottische, cotillon: 19th century, circle, spanish dance, longway, longway: pop goes the weasel
URL:

Author (real name):
C. H. Rivers
Title:
A Full Description of Modern Dances
Language:
English
Id:
rivers_1885
Added to database:
April 21, 2012
Source:
american.bib:5977
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1885
Place of publication:
Brooklyn
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, waltz, waltz: boston, polka, schottische, polka-mazurka, galop, two-step, sequence, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: polo, quadrille: varietes parisiennes, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: prince imperial, circle, spanish dance, virginia reel, rustic reel, cotillon: 19th century
URL:

Title:
Squire's Practical Prompter; or, Ball Room Call Book in Three Parts, Giving in Full Every Variety of the Most Approved Figures and Calls for the Different Changes
Language:
English
Id:
squire_1887
Added to database:
June 5, 2016
Source:
_problems.bib:0975
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1887?
Publisher:
A. Squire
Place of publication:
Cincinnati
Keywords:
dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, polka, quadrille: prince imperial, quadrille: caledonians, circle, longway, longway: money musk, virginia reel, longway: pop goes the weasel, cotillon: 19th century
URL:
Note:
Dated circa 1887 by Richard Powers. Scans provided by Richard Powers lack pp. 20, 21 and 54

Author (real name):
Judson Sause
Title:
The Art of Dancing Embracing a Full Description of the Various Dances of the Present Day, together with Chapters on Etiquette, the Benefits, and History of Dancing
Language:
English
Id:
sause_1889
Added to database:
April 21, 2012
Source:
american.bib:6057
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1889
Publisher:
Belford, Clarke & Company
Place of publication:
Chicago, New York, San Francisco
Edition:
5
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, march, waltz, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: prince imperial, quadrille: varietes parisiennes, spanish dance, circle, virginia reel, sir roger de coverly, waltz: boston, waltz: sautese, waltz: five steps, sequence, polka, redowa, schottische, galop, waltz: deux temps, polka-mazurka, cotillon: 19th century
URL:

Author (real name):
E. H. Kopp
Title:
The American Prompter and Guide to Etiquette
Language:
English
Id:
kopp_1896
Added to database:
April 21, 2012
Source:
american.bib:6464
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1896
Publisher:
The John Church Company
Place of publication:
Cincinnati
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, march, tempo, tempo: malzel, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: varietes parisiennes, mazurka, tempete, longway, circle, longway: money musk, virginia reel, cotillon: 19th century, sequence
URL:

Title:
Gems of the Ball Room Call Book for the Professional and Amateur Prompter Containing a Large Variety of Plain Quadrilles, Prairie Queens, Lancers, Waltz Quadrilles, and Fancy Quadrilles, Contra Dances, etc. Writter for and Adapted to “Gems of the Ball Room”, All Numbers; “Beauties of the Ball Room”, All Numbers; and “Favorite Dance Albums”, All Numbers; Also Other Popular Music
Language:
English
Id:
gems_1898
Added to database:
July 16, 2015
Source:
american.bib:6491
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1898
Publisher:
E. T. Root & Sons
Place of publication:
Chicago
Keywords:
dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, galop, redowa, polka, waltz, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: prince imperial, quadrille: caledonians, circle, longway, longway: money musk, spanish dance, virginia reel, tempete, longway: pop goes the weasel

Author (real name):
D. F. Jay
Title:
A. B. C. Guide to Ball-room Dancing and Quadrille Call Book. Containing Complete Instructions on Square and Round Dances. The German Deportments, Positions, Waltzing, Bowing, Holding Partner, Etiquette, etc., etc.
Language:
English
Id:
jay_1900
Added to database:
July 16, 2015
Source:
american.bib:6593
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1900
Publisher:
Alhambra Book Company
Place of publication:
Chicago, New York
Keywords:
dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, polka, waltz, cake-walk, longway, quadrille: lancers, cotillon: 19th century, spanish dance, circle, sir roger de coverly, virginia reel, sequence, schottische, galop, redowa, waltz: trois temps, polka-mazurka
URL:

Author (real name):
A. C. Wirth
Title:
Complete Quadrille Call Book and Dancing Master. Containing a Full List of Calls for All the Latest Square Dances, Including Many of the Old Ones, with Measures of Time and Steps Required. Also a Complete Instructor and Guide to Every Known Round Dance, Figures for the German, Etiquette of the Ball-room, etc.
Language:
English
Id:
wirth_1902
Added to database:
June 13, 2016
Source:
american.bib:6635
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1902
Publisher:
Frederick J. Drake & Company
Place of publication:
Chicago
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, longway, longway: money musk, quadrille: varietes parisiennes, cotillon: 19th century, spanish dance, circle, sir roger de coverly, virginia reel, polka, sequence, schottische, galop, polka-mazurka, redowa, waltz, waltz: boston
URL:

Author (real name):
Wilkinson
Title:
Dancing without an Instructor
Language:
English
Id:
wilkinson_1904
Added to database:
August 29, 2015
Source:
american.bib:6692
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1904
Publisher:
David McKay
Place of publication:
Philadelphia
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, two-step, march, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: prince imperial, quadrille: varietes parisiennes, virginia reel, longway, longway: pop goes the weasel, spanish dance, circle, waltz, waltz: boston, waltz: glide, two-step, galop, polka, polka-mazurka, schottische, sequence, redowa, cotillon: 19th century
URL:

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