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Wilson's 1816 book about Waltzing


An 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 ball-room.

An 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 ball room.

The 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.

The 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

The treasures of Terpsichore; or, A companion for the ballroom. Being a collection of all the most popular English country dances, arranged alphabetically, with proper figures to each dance.

The 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.

Elements of the art of dancing; with a description of the principal figures in the quadrille.

The 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 sexes.

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