Hardcover Book, The Round Dance Book, Lloyd Shaw, Non-Fiction, Reference, Illustrated, Dancing
A wonderful hardcover book called The Round Dance Book by Lloyd Shaw. This book has illustrations in black and white.
Provides a history and instruction on over a hundred old-time American round dances and circle mixers, including the polka, waltz, special waltzes, the mazurka, the schottische, the two-step, the Viennese waltz, circle mixers, and many more. Many variations on the dance categories are provided such as in the schottische there are the Texas schottisches, to include the El Paso, promenade, drunken, double drunk, Peter Pan, the Belen, Silver City, the Blue Bonnet, etc. An interesting presentation on the subject of round dancing, with much detail and instruction for both the beginner and the advanced dancer.
Lloyd Shaw (1890-1958), also known as Dr. Lloyd "Pappy" Shaw, was an educator, and is generally credited with bringing about the broad revival of square dancing in America.
9¼ inches in length
6¼ inches in width
Published by The Caxton Printers, Ltd -- 1949 -- Second Printing
This book is in very good condition. Binding is tight. The pages are clean with no markings. Cover of the book is unmarked but does have some shelf wear and rubbing along its edges. Its dust cover is in very good condition and is covered in plastic.
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