This early work provides a detailed descriptive account of ballroom dancing that is thoroughly recommended for the dance enthusiast or historians shelf. A comprehensive step-by-step how-to guide. Contents Include: How to Make Quick Progress in Old Time Dancing; Practice in Limited Space at Home; Abbreviations Used in Descriptions of Dances; Your Position in the Ballroom; the Direction of Your Steps; Partners' Positions in Relation to Each Other; Two "Old Time" Dance Styles; The Twentieth Century Sequence Dance Style; The Islington Sway; The Blues Glide; White Rose Tango; Jazz Twinkle; Tango Enchanteur; Serenata; The Lingering Blues; The Traditional Dance Style; The Five Foot Positions; The Old Time Waltz; How the Waltz is Used in Other Dances; Delilah Waltz; The King's Waltz; The Otas Waltz; Princess Anne Waltz; The Pas de Basque; Gainsborough Glide; Waltz of Britain; The Lancelot Two-Step; Spanish Fandango; The Progressive Two-Step; The Hurndilla; The Savoy Schottische; The New Inspiration Gavotte; The Starlit Waltz; Tango Margharita; The Viennese Sequence Waltz; Breakaway Blues; The Stroll Along; Two Square Dances; The County Cotillon; The Grenadiers; Other Old Time Dances. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.