This vintage book is a detailed and comprehensive guide dancing and choreography, with drawings, musical examples, choreographic symbols, and special musical scores. A highly influential and important volume in the history of modern dance, “Grammar of the Art of Dancing, Theoretical and Practical” is highly recommended for anyone with a serious interest in dance and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “Method—Grammar—Carriage”, “Positions of the Feet”, “Movements”, “Preparatory Exercises”, “The Beatings”, “Turning Exercises”, “Carriage and Movement of the Upper Body and Arms”, “Compound Movements”, “Technical Steps and Movements”, “Periodical Enchainment of Dance Steps and Syllables”, “The Contra Dance and Quadrille”, “The Minuet”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction. First published in 1905.