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Title:
Oh 'tis Love
Language:
English
Id:
love_1823
Added to database:
November 21, 2015
Source:
american.bib:2354
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1820–1831?
Publisher:
John G. Klemm
Place of publication:
Philadelphia
Keywords:
music, dance description, dance description: short, quadrille, quadrille: contredanse, quadrille: promiscuous figures, rustic reel
URL:
Note:
Dated by the library

Author (real name):
Joseph Binns Hart
Title:
Harts Set of Elegant Galopades and Waltzes as Performed at William the Fourth Grand Balls
Language:
English
Id:
hart_1831_levy_second
Added to database:
December 11, 2015
Source:
american.bib:2605
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1831–1837?
Publisher:
John Ashton
Place of publication:
Boston
Keywords:
music, dance description, dance description: short, quadrille, quadrille: contredanse, quadrille: promiscuous figures
URL:
Note:
Hart published Royal Galopades, second set in 1831. William IV (dedicatee) died in 1837. Two different copies of this book known (the other is [Hart, 1831–1837?]. They possess the same cover, but have completely different content (copies available online are complete, nothing was lost during digitization). This one contains cotillions (contra dances), no gallopades or waltzes can be found.

Author (real name):
Harvey B. Dodworth
Title:
Raw Recruit Quadrille with New Figures Which May Be Danced instead of the Usual Quadrille Figures. The Music Being Adapted to Either
Language:
English
Id:
dodworth_1863
Added to database:
March 22, 2015
Source:
american.bib:5112
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1863
Publisher:
Harvey B. Dodworth
Place of publication:
New York
Keywords:
music, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: promiscuous figures
URL:

Author (real name):
Allen Dodworth
Title:
Assistant for A. Dodworth's Pupils
Language:
English
Id:
dodworth_1865
Added to database:
September 30, 2013
Source:
american.bib:0648
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1865
Publisher:
Nesbitt & Co.
Place of publication:
New York
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, virginia reel, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: prince imperial, cotillon: 19th century
URL:
Note:
Richard Powers provided copy has blank page instead of page 6 (believed to be blank in the original), but lacks blank page in place of page 8. Blank page №8 added artifially into owned copy

Title:
Canadian Ten Cent Ball-room Companion and Guide to Dancing, Comprising Rules of Etiquette, Hints on Private Parties, Toilettes for the Ball-room, etc. Also, a Synopsis of Round and Square Dances. Dictionary of French Terms, etc.
Language:
English
Id:
ten_cent_1871
Added to database:
August 29, 2015
Source:
canadian.bib:0019
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1871
Publisher:
William Warwick
Place of publication:
Toronto
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: prince imperial, virginia reel, sir roger de coverly, spanish dance, tempete, waltz, waltz: trois temps, waltz: deux temps, waltz: cellarius, schottische, polka, galop, redowa, polka-mazurka, sequence
URL:

Author (real name):
Allen Dodworth
Title:
Assistant for A. Dodworth's Pupils
Language:
English
Id:
dodworth_1873
Added to database:
April 27, 2013
Source:
american.bib:0663
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1873
Publisher:
Nesbitt & Co.
Place of publication:
New York
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, virginia reel, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: prince imperial, cotillon: 19th century, waltz, waltz: boston
URL:
Transcription:
/books/dodworth_1873/transcription
Note:
LOC provided copy is slightly incomplete, lacking blank pp. 6 and 8. Blank pages added artifially into owned copy

Author (real name):
Caroline L. Smith
Author (pseudonym):
Aunt Carrie
Title:
Home Games for Old and Young
Language:
English
Id:
smith_1873_games
Added to database:
April 29, 2018
Source:
_references.bib:0115
Entry type:
Encyclopaedia or dictionary
Date of publication:
1873
Publisher:
Lee and Shepard, Lee, Shepard and Dillingham
Place of publication:
Boston, New York
Keywords:
dance description, longway, longway: pop goes the weasel, quadrille, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: prince imperial, cotillon: 19th century, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: caledonians, sir roger de coverly
URL:
Note:
Pages 154–168 are dedicated to home dancing.

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):
Allen Dodworth
Title:
Assistant for A. Dodworth's Pupils
Language:
English
Id:
dodworth_1878_assistant
Added to database:
April 28, 2013
Source:
american.bib:0706
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1878
Publisher:
Nesbitt & Co.
Place of publication:
New York
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, virginia reel, quadrille: lancers, cotillon: 19th century
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):
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):
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):
Allen Dodworth
Title:
Assistant for A. Dodworth's Pupils
Language:
English
Id:
dodworth_1883_assistant
Added to database:
June 12, 2016
Source:
american.bib:0801
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1883
Publisher:
Nesbitt & Company
Place of publication:
New York
Keywords:
etiquette, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: polo, cotillon: 19th century
URL:
Note:
Three different dates can be found inside the book. Cover is dated 1883, frontispiece has 1882, and page 23 is copyrighted 1880

Author (real name):
L. E. Dare
Title:
Teacher of Etiquette, Fashionable Dancing, and Light Calisthenics. The Latest Waltzes, Gallops, Quadrille, &c., as Taught at Hit Academy, Second and Locust Streets, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Language:
English
Id:
dare_1884
Added to database:
June 12, 2016
Source:
american.bib:5906
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1884
Publisher:
Hart
Place of publication:
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, dance description: short, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, tempete, virginia reel, quadrille: lancers, mazurka
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:
Social Amusements. A Choice Collection of Parlor Games, Tricks, Charades, Tableaux, Parlor Theatricals, Pantomimes and Palmistry, and Figures and Calls for Dancing, and the Language of Flowers, etc., etc. Presented with the Compliments of the Passenger Department of the Burlington Route (Burlington & Missouri River Railroad)
Language:
English
Id:
amusements_1886
Added to database:
July 26, 2015
Source:
_references.bib:0145
Entry type:
Encyclopaedia or dictionary
Date of publication:
1886
Publisher:
A. C. Sheldon
Place of publication:
Chicago
Keywords:
dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: lancers
URL:
Note:
Pages 82 to 91 contain quadrilles descriptions

Author (real name):
Allen Dodworth
Title:
Dancing and Its Relations to Education and Social Life with a New Method of Instruction Including a Complete Guide to the Cotillon (German) with 250 Figures
Language:
English
Id:
dodworth_1888
Added to database:
July 26, 2015
Source:
american.bib:0829
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1888
Publisher:
Harper & Brothers
Place of publication:
New York
Edition:
2
Keywords:
etiquette, music, dance description, galop, polka, sequence, polka-mazurka, schottische, redowa, waltz, waltz: sautese, waltz: boston, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: promiscuous figures, quadrille: polo, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: lancers, minuet, virginia reel, polonaise, cotillon: 19th century
URL:

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:

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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