Publication Scottish Country Dances of The 18th Century 125

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Short name
18th Cent.
Published by
Jack McConachie

The inscription in the second (revised) edition, 1963 states:

Derived from a manuscript dated 1740 in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. "A Collection of the newest Country Dances Performed in Scotland" written at Edinburgh by D.A. Young W.M. 1740

Edited & adapted to conform with modern presentation by Jack McConachie, Fellow of The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing Incorporated (Scottish Country Dance Branch). Published by order of the Council The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing Incorporated.