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Author (real name):
Francis
Title:
Francis's Ball Room Assistant
Language:
English
Id:
francis_1800_number_2
Added to database:
March 22, 2015
Source:
american.bib:2101
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1801–1810?
Publisher:
George Willig
Place of publication:
Philadelphia
Series:
Francis' Ball Room Assistant
Serial number:
2
Keywords:
music, dance description, dance description: short, march, virginia reel, quadrille, quadrille: contredanse, longway
URL:
Note:
[Francis, 1801–1810?] (№4 in this series)) mentions president Thomas Jefferson (1801–1809).

Author (real name):
Charles Durang
Title:
Durang's Terpsichore; or, Ball Room Guide. Being a Compendium of the Theory, Practice, and Etiquette of Dancing, Embracing a Description of the Cotillions: Polka and Mazurka Quadrilles; and ad Essay on Waltzing; with All the Other Popular Miscellaneous Dances of the Day
Language:
English
Id:
durang_1847
Added to database:
June 5, 2016
Source:
american.bib:3764
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1847
Publisher:
Fisher & Brother
Place of publication:
Philadelphia
Keywords:
dance education, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: contredanse, longway, quadrille: caledonians, spanish dance, polka, quadrille: london polka quadrille, mazurka, galop, polonaise, waltz, waltz: trois temps, waltz: deux temps, redowa, waltz: cellarius, sequence, cotillon: 19th century, virginia reel, rustic reel
URL:

Author (real name):
Elias Howe
Title:
Howe's Drawing-Room Dances Especially Designed for Social Evening Parties; Containing All the Popular and Fashionable Quadrilles, Cotillons, 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
Language:
English
Id:
howe_1859
Added to database:
January 5, 2015
Source:
american.bib:0946
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1859
Publisher:
Oliver Ditson & Company
Place of publication:
Boston
Keywords:
music, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: caledonians, redowa, polka, virginia reel, polka-mazurka, sequence, schottische, galop, longway, longway: money musk, rustic reel, tempete, longway: pop goes the weasel, spanish dance
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):
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:

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):
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:
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):
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):
J. D. Holt
Title:
Practical Illustrated Waltz Instructor and Ball Room Guide
Language:
English
Id:
holt_1891
Added to database:
May 8, 2015
Source:
american.bib:6138
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1891
Publisher:
The New Era Printing House
Place of publication:
Lancaster
Keywords:
etiquette, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: london polka quadrille, mazurka, waltz, quadrille: varietes parisiennes, polka, redowa, waltz: glide, schottische, virginia reel, cotillon: 19th century, sequence

Author (real name):
Horatio N. Grant
Title:
Guide to Quadrille Dancing Consisting of Modern Society Dances from Many Prominent Authors
Language:
English
Id:
grant_1893_quadrille
Added to database:
March 13, 2015
Source:
american.bib:6259
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1893
Place of publication:
Buffalo
Keywords:
dance description, sequence, schottische, quadrille, quadrille: caledonians, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: first set, etiquette, virginia reel, quadrille: prince imperial, quadrille: varietes parisiennes

Author (real name):
Edna Witherspoon
Title:
The Perfect Art of Modern Dancing
Language:
English
Id:
witherspoon_1894_number_2
Added to database:
July 26, 2015
Source:
american.bib:6369
Entry type:
Entire paper or magazine
Date of publication:
May, 1894
Publisher:
The Batterick Publishing Company
Place of publication:
London, New York
Series:
Metropolitan Pamphlet Series
Serial number:
2
Volume:
7
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, virginia reel, tempete, galop, polka-mazurka, polka, sequence, schottische, waltz, waltz: trois temps, cotillon: 19th century, quadrille: caledonians, minuet, gavotte
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):
Frank Leslie Clendenen
Title:
Fashionable Quadrille Call Book and Guide to Etiquette
Language:
English
Id:
clendenen_1899
Added to database:
July 22, 2015
Source:
american.bib:6531
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1899
Publisher:
Charles Himmelman & Company
Place of publication:
Chicago
Keywords:
etiquette, dance description, march, quadrille, quadrille: first set, quadrille: lancers, minuet, waltz, polka, quadrille: varietes parisiennes, virginia reel, longway, longway: money musk, cotillon: 19th century, tempo, tempo: malzel
URL:
Note:
This is a reissue of [Clendenen, 1895], but edition number is unknown

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):
Albert W. Newman
Title:
A Complete Practical Guide to Modern Society Dancing Containing a Full Description of All the Up-to-date Round Dances and Quadrilles, the Amount of Music Required, Rules on Etiquette, Advice to Dancers, How to Conduct a German, etc. Also Embracing a New and Improved Method of Teaching the Art
Language:
English
Id:
newman_1903
Added to database:
August 29, 2015
Source:
american.bib:6678
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1903
Place of publication:
Philadelphia
Edition:
2
Keywords:
etiquette, dance education, dance description, polka, sequence, redowa, polka-mazurka, two-step, schottische, waltz, waltz: boston, quadrille, quadrille: first set, tempete, quadrille: lancers, virginia reel, sir roger de coverly, cotillon: 19th century
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:

Author (real name):
Henry Ford
Title:
Dance Manual 61
Language:
English
Id:
ford_1920
Added to database:
September 18, 2015
Source:
american.bib:7618
Entry type:
Book
Date of publication:
1920–1930?
Publisher:
Zimmerman Print
Place of publication:
Cincinatti
Keywords:
music, dance description, quadrille, longway, longway: pop goes the weasel, virginia reel, quadrille: lancers, quadrille: contredanse, longway: money musk, polka, sequence, schottische, polka-mazurka
URL:
Note:
Title page is missing in archive.org provided copy. Metadata restored from WorldCat page

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