AN ESSAY ON DANCING

Crane, J. Townley

Published by Lane & Scott, 1849
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FIRST EDITION. A survey of the history of dance and an apologetic for "pleasure-dancing". 132 pp. Moderate rubbing to both boards, spine; light fading to lettering on spine. Light bumps to all four corners. Small ding to top edge. Light soiling and light foxing to edges, endpapers, many pages of text. Writing in pencil to front pastedown, FFEP. Tight copy. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: AN ESSAY ON DANCING
Publisher: Lane & Scott
Publication Date: 1849
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good

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Crane, J. Townley
Published by Hitchcock & Walden (1868)
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Book Description Hitchcock & Walden, 1868. Hardcover. Condition: Good+. No Jacket. A few ink spots to front end papers. Seller Inventory # 066501

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Crane, J. Townley
Published by LANE & SCOTT, NEW YORK, NY (1849)
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Book Description LANE & SCOTT, NEW YORK, NY, 1849. HARD BACK. Condition: GOOD-. Boards: gilt title/design on spine; moderate book, shelf, edge wear, rubs, corner bumps, soil marks, discoloration. Interior: portions of the front paste-down paper un-glued; foxing. Good- condition taking the age into consideration. DATE PUBLISHED: 1849 EDITION: 132. Seller Inventory # 048832

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Crane, J. Townley
Published by Nelson & Phillips, New York (1849)
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Book Description Nelson & Phillips, New York, 1849. Hardcover. Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. 9th Edition Stated. Dark blue cloth binding with embossed design on front and back cover. Faded gilt design with titloe on spine. Top, bottom corners and bottom edge of binding rubbed and lightly bumped. Yellow end papers show light soil. Front free endpaper has previous owner's ink name. Some underlining and notes throughout text but text is still good. 132pp Content is bright and sound. Seller Inventory # 018364

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Published by Hunt & Eaton, New York (1849)
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Book Description Hunt & Eaton, New York, 1849. Hard Cover. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Ninth Edition. This antique hardcover book is bound in dark brown cloth boards with gilt lettering, with etched borders on the front cover. Cover is spotted/worn at edges; water damaged, spine ends worn; some pencil marks within. The author writes about the history of dance and takes on the popular 19th-century conception that dancing for pleasure is evil or immoral. 132 pages; approx. 4"x7". Size: 4 x 7. Seller Inventory # eef7287

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CRANE, J. Townley
Published by Jennings & Pye, Cincinnati (1910)
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Book Description Jennings & Pye, Cincinnati, 1910. Octavo. Original publisher's full tan cloth boards with titling to upper. 1f. (title), 3-138 pp.With chapters on "Religious Dances of the Hebrews," "Religious Dances of the Heathen," Military or War Dances," "Dances of Pleasure and Amusement," "Apologies for the Pleasure-Dance Considered," etc. A re-issue of Crane's anti-dance treatise originally published in 1849. Seller Inventory # 25351

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CRANE, J. Townley.
Published by Lane and Scott, New York (1851)
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Book Description Lane and Scott, New York, 1851. 132 pp. plus ads. 12mo, original cloth. Second edition. A good copy with some foxing throughout; cloth quite worn. Seller Inventory # 17140

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Published by New York: Carlton & Porter, 1849, New York (1849)
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Book Description New York: Carlton & Porter, 1849, New York, 1849. Pubs Blind Stamped Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: N/a. 7th Thousand. Pubs Blind Stamped Cloth. Near Fine/N/a. 7th Thousand. 16mo. Neat contemporary ownership inscription on front free endpaper; text leaves very slightly browned, and very occasional light spotting. Overall, an exceptionally good copy of an American book of this period. Seller Inventory # 15378

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Book Description Hunt & Eaton, New York, 1849. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 9th Edition. Crane, J. Townley. An Essay on Dancing. (Hunt & Eaton: New York, ND) (copyright 1849) Ninth Edition 18mo. 132 pages. Bound in olive publisher's cloth with a very Victorian blind-stamped frame on the front and rear cover and the title and publisher in gilt on the spine. No illustrations. Condition:Very Good. Head and tail of spine shows minor wear, gilt is very good. paper shows some minor tanning as expected in a book of this age. No foxing or staining. Light writing in pencil on front pastedown and rear free endpaper (what looks like an older bookseller's inventory and price). "Jonathan Townley Crane (June 18, 1819 ¿ February 16, 1880) was an American clergyman, author and abolitionist. He was born in Connecticut Farms, in Union Township, New Jersey, and is most widely known as the father of writer Stephen Crane." - Wikipedia "As a religious writer, his contributions appeared largely in the periodical literature of his denomination. Most notably, he wrote "Essay on Dancing " (1848) in which he expounded its evils; despite his own personal lack of experience with dancing, he claimed he understood its evils" - Wikipedia. Seller Inventory # 000027

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