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Ryan & Brennish Thomson

Updated Feb 2, 2024

From the Ballroom to Hell

A book written in 1894 about the "evils" of dancing - $12.95

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A Description:

A Dancing Masters Experience, by T. A. Faulkner, and published by the Pentecostal Publishing Co.

This is a reprint of the original handbook edition from 1894 which was written by a reformed dancing "master," or teacher.The book is illustrated with cartoons depicting "ruined" women, and preaches about the "evils" of waltzing and ballroom dancing.  

size - 4.25” x 5.5” 64 pages, comb bound.

Here's a sample quote:

"One may work six days in the week and arise fresh every morning, but let him attend a dance for only a few hours each evening and see what will occur. Health and Vigor vanish like the dew before the sun. It is not the exercise which harms the dancer in mind and body, but the coming in such close contact with the opposite sex. Did you ever know a lady who danced to excess, to live to be over twenty-five years in age?"

A perfect humorous gift for the dancers on your list. $12.95

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From the Ballroom to Hell, book cover

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