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Topic: deportment

1816
1816
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1911
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1911
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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, appertaining to that art: from the French of J. H. G. ...

Elements and principles of the art of dancing, as used in the polite a...

A translation of Gourdoux-Daux's Principes de la danse (Paris, 1804 and 1811), this manual is important for its description of steps and step sequences appropriate in the performance of the popular ballroom dan... more

people from "[Rules of good deportment, or of good breeding, for the use of youth.]"

people from "[Rules of good deportment, or of good breeding, for the u...

This image has been taken from scan 000010 from "[Rules of good deportment, or of good breeding, for the use of youth.]". The title and subject terms of this image have been generated from tags, created by user... more

Howe's complete ball-room hand book, containing upwards of three hundred dances, including all the latest and most fashionable dances ... with elegant illustrations, and full explanation and every variety of the latest and most approved figures, and calls for the different changes, and rules on deportment and the toilet, and the etiquette of dancing.

Howe's complete ball-room hand book, containing upwards of three hundr...

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 ... more

Coulon's hand-book; containing all the last new and fashionable dances, and also some important remarks on dancing & deportment ...

Coulon's hand-book; containing all the last new and fashionable dances...

This is an expanded version of a manual published under the same title in 1866. It is not known whether or not famed Paris dancing master Coulon actually participated in the assembly of this manual. Most of the... more