* AT THE ROLLER SKATING RINK. W. A. Evans & Bro. Boston 1884 Song and Waltz Chorus. Words and Music by Ike Browne. Figures 40 in ornaments. At head of title: To the Roller Skating Public. Woodcut: Haskell Eng. Co. [n. art.] 6 pp., adv. on p. 6. Music type.
Illustration: Lady and gentleman of the eighties skating the "light fantastic." Very graceful and debonaire. Border: type ornaments.
* GAL WITH THE BALMORAL, THE. Russell & Patee. Boston. 1861 Poetry by Fred. Wilson. Music by R. J. Herrero. Figure 3 in 5 pointed star. Lith: J. H. Bufford. Artist: J. E. B [aker]. 6 pp., pp. 2 and 6 blank.
Illustration: Girl with fancy hat and balloony skirt gliding away from two suitors, one of whom has flopped--literally. Other skaters in background, etc. A Scotch friend has informed us that a "balmoral" is a hat. And we thought it referred to the intriguing skirt. (P.S. We just looked in the dictionary, and in the U. S. A. it means a billowy petticoat or skirt.)
* OUR SKATING PARK. John F. Ellis. Washington, D. C. 1868 Polka. Composed by D. Leifluac. At head of title: Dedicated to the Patrons of the Washington Skating Park. Figure 4 in small circular belt. Lith. C. O. Clayton. N. Y. [n. art.] 6 pp., pp. 2 and 6 blank. Lower margin p. 5: Clayton Eng, Lith. and Print.
Illustration: Woodcut effect, figures of man with beard and girl, both skating. Man's costume delightful! Turban on head, cape, fur trimmed jacket, fur trimmed skating shoes. What, Algernon! No trousers, knickers or "what-have-you's?"
* SKATERS FESTIVAL. Henry McCaffrey. Baltimore. 1869 By J. C. Engelbrecht. At head of title: To Miss Lucy Markey. Figure 5 in 6 pointed star. Lith: A. Hoen & Co. [n. art.] 8 pp., pp. 2, 7 and 8 blank. Plate Mark 850.
Illustrations: Charming lady with ermine trimmed jacket and ermine muff skating alone. In background, father looking startled as sonny falls on his back on the ice. Other skaters. At four corners, children are sledding.
* SKATING POLKA. Oliver Ditson & Co. Boston. 1858 Composed for the Piano Forte by Alary. Lith: J. H. Bufford. [n. art.] Figure 5 in 5 pointed star. 6 pp., pp. 2 and 6 blank. Plate Mark 18990.
Illustration: Scene on Jamaica Pond, Boston. Attributed to Winslow Homer.