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List of Useful Links to Sources for Research

 See also History of Dance
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YearDescription
 
1699Bray: Dance Collection
1701Feuillet: Chorégraphie (Paris, 2nd Ed)
1736Walsh: Caledonian Country Dances (London)
1740Walsh: The Compleat Country Dancing Master (London) (2 volumes)
1740Wright: Compleat Collection volume 1 (London)
1745Anonymous: Country Dances (a hand written Notebook, acrostically dedicated to 'Kitty Bridges')
1747Rainstorp: Hand written dance collection (London)
1748Walsh: Country Dances Part 1 & Caledonian Country Dances Volume 2 Part 1 (London)
1748Davis: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1748 (London)
1748Johnson: Caledonian Country Dances (London)
1751Kinski: Choregraphie (Porto)
1752Dukes: A concise and easy method of learning the figuring part of country dances (London)
1754Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1754 (London)
1756Rutherford: Compleat Collect of 200 Country Dances, volume 1 (London)
1758Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1758 (London) [page 58]
1759Waylett: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1759 (London)
1759Rutherford: Compleat Collect of 200 Country Dances, volume 2 (London)
1760Landrin: Potpourri françois (Paris)
1760Landrin: Receuil danglaise (Paris)
1762Gallini: Treatise on the Art of Dancing (London)
1762Anonymous: The Polite Academy (London)
1762Harrison & Wall: Tune Book (Ashover)
1762De La Cuisse: Le répertoire des bals (Paris)
1762Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1762 (London)
1764A.D.: Country-Dancing made Plain and Easy (London)
1765Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1765 (London)
1766Johnson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1766 (London)
1767Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1767 (London)
1768Longman: 24 New Cotillions (London)
1769Guillaume: Almanach Dansant (Paris)
1769Dubois: Principes d'allemandes (Paris)
1769Hurst: The Cotillons, Made Plain and Easy (London)
1770Dusuel: Contredanse Allemande (Paris)
1770Longman: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1770 (London)
1770Siret: A Set of Cotillons or French Dances (London)
1771Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1771 (London)
1771Randall: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1771 (London)
1772Gallini: A Collection of Cotillons or French Dances (London)
1772Gallini: Critical Observations on the Art of Dancing (London)
1772Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1772 (London)
1772Gallini: A New Collection of Forty-four Cotillons (London)
1772Rutherford: 12 Selected Country Dances for the Year 1772 (London)
1774Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1774 (London)
1774Dabney: 12 Minuets and 12 Dances (London)
1775Straight: 204 Favourite Country Dances (London)
1776Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1776 (London)
1776Bacquoy-Guédon: Méthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure (Amsterdam/Paris)
1777Götz: Les Plaisirs du bal de Mannheim (Mannheim)
1777Straight&Skillern: Minuets for the Year 1777 (London)
1778Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1778 (London)
1779Straight: 24 Favourite Dances for the year 1779 (London)
1779Sancho: 12 Country Dances for the year 1779 (London) [at the end of the pdf]
1779Magri: Trattato teorico-prattico di ballo (Naples)
1779Brives: Nouvelle Methode Pour Apprendre L'Art De La Danse (Toulouse)
1779Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1779 (London)
1780Skillern: 24 Country Dances for the year 1780 (London)
1780Anonymous: New Country Dances for the Year 1780 (London)
1780Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1780 (London)
1780Johnson: 200 Favourite Country Dances (London) (Date is a guess based on inclusion of Nelson's Hornpipe
1781Skillern: 24 Country Dances for the year 1781 (London)
1781Budd: 6 Favorite New Minuets, 4 Cotillons & 4 Country Dances (London)
1782Skillern: 24 Country Dances for the year 1782 (London)
1782Jacobsen: Les Nouvelles Danses Angloises pour 1782 (Copenhagen)
1782Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1782 (London)
1783Straight: 24 Favourite Dances for the year 1783 (London)
1783Jacobsen: Danses Angloises Pro 1783 (Copenhagen)
1783Lemaire: 9 Cotillions, 6 Allmands, 4 Country Dances & 2 Minuets (London)
1784Straight: 24 Favourite Dances for the year 1784 (London)
1784Malpied: Traité sur l'art de la danse (Paris)
1785Cantelo: 24 American Country Dances for the Year 1785 (London)
1785Bacquoy-Guédon: Méthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure, dans l'art de la danse (Amsterdam)
1785Malpied: La Forlanne (Paris)
1785Malpied: Gavotte du Menuet de la cour (Paris)
1785Malpied: Menuet Dauphin (Paris)
1785Malpied: Menuet de la cour (Paris)
1785Malpied: Les Tricotets (Paris)
1786Gardiner: A definition of Minuet-Dancing (London)
1786Campbell: 1st Book of Country Dances & Strathspey Reels (London)
1786Malpied: Les Caracteres des Contre-Danses (Paris)
1790Fan covered with dances and music, Manchester Art Gallery
1790Bishop: 6 New Minuets and 6 Cotillons (London)
1791Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1791 (London)
1791Fan covered with dances and music, Jersey Heritage
1791Fan covered with dances and music, L' Allemande
1792Lefebvre: 2me Receuil Contredanses Nouvelles (Lyon)
1793Willcox: Book of Figures (Connecticut)
1793Preston: 24 Country Dances for the year 1793 (London)
1794Preston: 24 Country Dances for the year 1794 (London)
1794Campbell: 9th Book of Country Dances & Strathspey Reels (London)
1795Tracy: Selection of Favorite Country Dances (Dublin)
1795Campbell: 10th Book of Country Dances & Strathspey Reels (London)
1795Vincent: Recueil de 20 nouvelles contre-danses françaises (Paris)
1796Frasier: The Scholar's Companion (Boston)
1796Preston: 24 Country Dances for the year 1796 (London)
1796Cooke: Selection of Country Dances for 1796 (Dublin)
1796Longman: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1796 (London)
1797Martinet: L'Art de la Danse (Lousanne)
1797Cooke: Selection of Country Dances for 1797 (Dublin)
1797Cooke: New Dances for 1797 (Dublin)
1797Campbell: 12th Book of Country Dances & Strathspey Reels (London)
1798Griffiths: The Gentleman & Lady's Companion (Norwich, US)
1798Preston: 24 Country Dances for the year 1798 (London)
1798Fan covered with dances, 'A Dance Fan for 1798'
1798Hullin: Deuxième recueil des nouvelle contre-danses (Paris)
1799Preston: 24 Country Dances for the year 1799 (London)
1799Skillern: 24 Country Dances for the year 1799 (London)
1799Griffiths: The Gentleman & Lady's Companion (Newport)
1799Kauntze: Collection of the most favorite Dances. Reels. Waltzes. &c. (London)
1799Fan covered with dances, 'Nelson & Victory'
1799Longman: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1799 (London) [page 40]
1799Campbell: 14th Book of Country Dances & Strathspey Reels (London)
1800Dale: Selection of the most favorite Country Dances and Reels (London)
1800Preston: 24 Country Dances for the year 1800 (London)
1800Ladies and Gentlemen's Pocket Companion of Etiquette and Manners (New York)
1800Hullin: Trois Quadrilles de nouvelles contredances (Paris)
1801Campbell: 16th Book of Strathspey Reels, Waltzes & Irish Jiggs (London)
1802Clarchies: Recueil des Contre-Danses et Walzes (Paris)
1802Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1802 (London)
1802Contre Dançes français (Paris)
1802Saltator: Treatise on Dancing (Boston)
1803Gray: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1803 (London)
1803Preston: 24 Country Dances for the year 1803 (London)
1803Bland: 24 Favorite Country Dances, Hornpipes and Reels (London)
1803Fentum: A favorite Collection of Country Dances (London) [page 49]
1804Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1804 (London)
1804Preston: 24 Country Dances for the year 1804 (London)
1805Preston: 24 Country Dances for the year 1805 (London)
1805Peacock: Sketches on the Practice of Dancing (Aberdeen)
1805Thompson: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1805 (London)
1805Gray: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1805 (London)
1807Skillern&Challoner: Popular Country Dances, no 5 (London)
1808Wilson: An Analysis of Country Dancing (first edition, London)
1808Button: Dances, Reels & Waltzes, no. 8 (London)
1808Button: Dances, Reels & Waltzes, no. 9 (London)
1809Cahusac: 24 Country Dances for 1809 (London)
1809Button: Dances, Reels & Waltzes, no. 11 (London)
1809Button: 24 Country Dances for the year 1809 (London)
1809Carulli: Six Contredanses et Trois Valses (Paris)
1809Skillern&Challoner: Popular Country Dances, no 8 (London)
1809Wilson: Treasures of Terpsichore (London, first edition)
1809Skillern&Challoner: Popular Country Dances, no 9 (London)
1810Cassidy: Theory and Practice of Dancing (Dublin)
1810Button: Twelve Elegant New Dances for the Year 1810 (London)
1810Button: 24 Country Dances for the year 1810 (London)
1810Skillern&Challoner: Popular Country Dances, no 10 (London)
1810Goulding: Elegant Country Dances no 15 (London)
1811Wilson: An Analysis of Country Dancing (3rd edition, London)
1812Gray: 24 Country Dances for the Year 1812 (Bury St. Edmunds)
1812Button: Dances, Reels & Waltzes, no. 18 (London)
1812Wilson: Four New Country Dances (London)
1812Gow: Favorite Dances of 1812 (Edinburgh)
1813Falkner: Popular Collection of Country Dances (London)
1813Wilson: 24 Country Dances for 1813 (London)
1813Button: 24 Country Dances for the year 1813 (London)
1813Cherry: A Treatise on the Art of Dancing in the Ball Room (London)
1815Anonymous: Companion to the Reticule (London) [contains The Bumpkin]
1816Wilson: A Description of the Correct Method of Waltzing (first edition, London)
1816Wilson: Treasures of Terpsichore, Second Edition (including the 1811 Supplement) (London) (1st=1809)
1816Fan covered with hand written Quadrille Figures
1816Rosolli: Four Waltzes (London)
1816Payne: Payne's 6 New Favourite Waltzes (London)
1816Paine: Paine's 2nd Set of Quadrilles (London)
1816Paine: Paine's 1st Set (London)
1816Goulding: Elegant Country Dances no 38 (London)
1817V.G.: Elements and Principles of the Art of Dancing (Philadelphia)
1817Wilson: The Quadrille Instructor (London, second edition) (1st=1816)
1817Arnoux: Journal des dames (London)
1817Duval: The Lancers' Quadrilles (Dublin)
1817Hodsoll: Collection of Popular Dances No. 15 (London)
1817Hime: No 22 Collection of Popular Country Dances (Liverpool)
1817Paine: Paine's 4th Set of Quadrilles (London)
1817Pratt: 1st Set of Quadrilles (London)
1817Paine: Paine's 5th Set of Quadrilles (London)
1818Dun: Collection of Fashionable Quadrilles (Edinburgh)
1818Johnson: Collection of new Cotillions (Philadelphia)
1818Wilson: Le Sylphe, 24 Country Dances for the Year 1818
1818Anonymous: Le Maître à Danser (London)
1818Chivers: A Pocket Companion to the French and English Country Dancing (London)
1818Monro: Waltziana (London)
1818Jansen: Draper's Collection of Favorite Waltzes for the Year 1818
1819Weippert: 2nd Set of Quadrilles (London)
1819Michau: 2nd Set of New Quadrilles (London)
1819Wheatstone: A Selection of Favorite Quadrilles (London)
1820Wilson: The Complete System of English Country Dancing (first? edition, London)
1820Quadrilling (A Song, Birmingham)
1820Anonymous: Collection of dance music with steps for 12 dancing figures (London?)
1820Wilson: A Companion to the Ball Room (4th Edition, London) (1st=1816)
1820Riley: A Collection of Popular Airs (New York)
1820Wheatstone: No 1 Spanish Dances (London)
1820Hart: The Lancers Quadrilles (London)
1820Simon: First Set of Quadrilles (Dublin) (He also published a first set in London in 1816)
1820Hart: 3rd Set, The Hussars (London)
1820Simonet: Le Regent Quadrilles (London)
1820Shade: The Young May Moon, Country Dances (London)
1821Marque: Étrennes à Terpsichore (Paris)
1821Hart: 1st Set of Scotch Quadrilles (London)
1821Chivers: Caledonian Quadrilles (London)
1821Chivers: The Dancer's Guide (London)
1822Strathy: Elements of the Art of Dancing (Edinburgh)
1822Wilson: The Quadrille and Cotillion Panorama (London, second edition) (first=1819)
1822Wilson: An Analysis of Country Dancing (4th edition, London)
1822Jenkins: The Art of Dancing (London)
1822Musard: 17th Set of Quadrilles (London)
1823Hart: 7th Set of Quadrilles (London)
1823Hart: 10th Set of Quadrilles (London)
1824Wilson: The Danciad (London)
1824Meinekel: Three Sets of Cotillions (Baltimore)
1824Riley: First Set of Cotillions (New York)
1824Riley: Second Set of Cotillions (New York)
1824Johnson: La Fayette Cotillions (Baltimore)
1824Adams: Almack's Quadrilles (London)
1824Klose: Five Sisters Quadrilles (London)
1824Hewett: 1st Set of Leamington Quadrilles (London)
1825Tegg: Analysis of the London Ball-Room (London)
1825Durocher: A new set of Cotillions (Baltimore)
1825Murray: La Dame Blanche Quadrilles (Edinburgh)
1825Woakes: Essay on the Attitudes and Etiquette of the Ball Room (Hereford)
1825Hart: 15th Set of Quadrilles (London)
1826Hart: Hart's 13th Set of Quadrilles (London)
1826T.B.: Dance book
1827Auber: Cotillions from La Dame Blanche (New York)
1827Dunois: 7th Set of Quadrilles (London)
1827Pollock: La Terpsichore Moderne (London, 9th Edition)
1827Paine: Paine's Quadrilles (London)
1827Kirchner: The Brighton Almack Quadrilles (Dublin)
1827Kirchner: The Brighton Almack Quadrilles (Dublin)
1827Mason: Short Essay on the French Danse de Societe (London)
1828Herz: Les Elegances Quadrilles (London)
1828Hart: 8th Set of Scotch Quadrilles (London)
1828Hart: 24th Set of Quadrilles (London)
1829Yates: The Ball; or, A Glance at Almacks (London)
1829Hart: Herz Quadrilles (London)
1829Pollock: Companion to La Terpsichore Moderne (London, 2nd Edition)
1829Hart: 30th Set of Quadrilles (London)
1829Helmke: Neue Tanz- und Bildungsschule (Leipzig)
1830Blasis: Code of Terpsichore (London)
1830Porfyrio: Madeira Cotillions (New York)
1830Anonymous: The Fashionable Quadrille Preceptor (London)
1830Westrop: The Caledonian Quadrilles (London)
1830Anonymous: Quadrille & Waltz Manuscript
1830Hill: A Guide to the Ball Room (Lincoln)
1830Hart: Royal Mazourkas (London)
1831Westrop: Royal Blue Jackets Quadrilles (London)
1832Théleur: Letters on Dancing (London)
1832Hart: Hunter of Tyrol Quadrilles (London)
1833Commi: Elisa E. Claudio Quadrilles (New York)
1833Fra Diavolo: Cotillions (Philadelphia)
1833Greenwood: Thistle Cotillions (New York)
1834Birch: The Quadrille Allemande (New York)
1834Hart: Fatherland or Mountaineer Quadrilles (London)
1834Hart: Waverley Quadrilles (London)
1835Riley: A Collection of Cotillions, set 1 (New York)
1835Friedmein: No. 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 of a series of Cotillions (Boston)
1836Hewitt: The Fairmount Quadrilles (Philadelphia)
1836Hewitt: The Nahant Quadrilles (Philadelphia)
1836Hazzard: The Terpischore Quadrilles (Philadelphia)
1836Whale: Fashionable Quadrille Preceptor (Philadelphia)
1837Hewitt: Crow Quadrilles (Philadelphia)
1837Whale: Military Quadrilles (Philadelphia)
1837Johnson: The Citizen's Quadrilles (Philadelphia)
1837Riley: A Collection of Cotillions, set 3 (New York)
1838Hewitt: The New Brighton Quadrilles (Philadelphia)
1838Brown: The Flower Quadrilles (New York)
1838Lowe: Select Quadrille Preceptor for 1838 (London)
1848Hart: London Lancer Quadrilles (Philadelphia)
2018 Vaughan Williams Memorial Library: Gallery of Historic Dance and Tune Books
2018The Round: The Country Dance (Folk Dances) Book, Cumulative Index
2018Country Dance Sources
2018The Village Music Project: Published Manuscripts Room
2018The Dancing Master, 1651-1728
2018Folkopedia, Historical Tune Books
2018Ансамбль танцев XVII [Translated from Russian]
2018The Capering & Kickery blog
2018Walter Nelson's 'Regency Dance' page
2018Dance Figures Index: English Country Dances, 1650-1833
2018Dance in History Blog
2018Historic Dance Association: Dancing Book Publications
2018As Danced at Bath Blog

 
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