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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Copland; John Guthrie
|Notes:||"Note, by a dancer" signed: John Guthrie.
"One hundred copies have been printed of this book, of which this is number 41."
Reprint of the short treatise published at the end of Alexander Barclay's "The introductory to wryte and to pronounce Frenche," printed at London by Robert Copland, 1521. The original translation has caption title: Here foloweth the maner of dauncynge of bace daūces after the vse of Fraunce & other places translated out of Frenche in Englysshe by Robert Coplande. cf. Brandt, S. The ship of fools, tr. by Alexander Barclay, 1874, v. 1, p. civ.
"The original from which it was translated is unknown, but it has many points of similarity to the famous manuscript "e livre de basses danses' which is in the Royal library in Brussels."--Page 5.
|Description:||14 pages, 2 leaves including frontispiece, 1 illustration 20 cm|
|Other Titles:||Bace dances.|