Author Weaver, John
Title An Essay Towards an History of Dancing
Publishing Location London
Year 1712
Publisher Jacob Tonson
Edition I
Number of Pages in-8, 172
Publishing Country GBR
Publishing Language ENG

COMPLETE TITLE: An Essay Towards an History of Dancing, In which the whole Art and its Various Excellencies are in some Measure explain'd. Containing The several Sorts of Dancing, Antique and Modern, Serious, Scenical, Grotesque, &c. with the Use of it as an Exercise, Qualification, Diversion, &c. 

The text is included in: Ralph Richard, The Life and Works of John Weaver, New York, Dance Horizons; London, Dance Books, 1985, 391-672. The volume includes a short biography of Weaver, a study of his theatrical productions, a critical study of his publications, and a facsimile reproduction of all his published works.


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