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Format:
Book
Title:
A collection of the newest and most fashionable country dances and cotillions /
Author/Creator:
Griffiths, John, dancing master.
Rhode Island Early Imprint Collection (Rhode Island Historical Society).
Call number:
Vault RI Imprint Alden 1118
Imprint date:
1788]
Publisher:
Printed and sold by John Carter,
Imprint place:
[Providence :
Physical Description:
11, [1] p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliographic References:
Evans 21122; Alden, J.E. Rhode Island, 1118; Winship p.53
Notes:
The earliest known book of dances published in America.
Advertised in the Providence Gazette of May 10, 1788.
Rhode Island Historical Society copy is slightly mutilated with loss of imprint on title page.
Rhode Island Historical Society holds only known original imprint. Newsbank Readex Early American Imprints series uses RIHS copy.
Title page: RIHS Copy Negative RHi (x3) 9238, RHi (x17) 1405; First page: RHi (x17) 1406.
Subject:
Country dancing -- 1788.
Dance teachers -- Rhode Island -- Providence.
Digital Version Available:
http://opac.newsbank.com/select/evans/21122 Evans Digital Edition
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