Dead Man Waltzing font here refers to the font used on the cover artwork of Dead Man Waltzing: A Ballroom Dance Mystery, which is a mystery book written by Ella Barrick.
The font used for the book title on the cover is probably Americana Italic. Americana was designed by Richard Isbell for ATF in honor of the then upcoming U.S. Bicentennial and the typeface features extremely large x-height and short ascenders and descenders. You can view more details about it here.
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