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Manners and Rules of Good Society : Or Solecisms to be Avoided

By: A Member of the Aristocracy

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd. 1893: 1893

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 60386

Condition: Very Good


Nineteenth edition. Entirely rewritten, with additions. xv, 239 pp. Publisher's decorated red cloth with lettering to front board & spine. Spine slightly faded. Lacks rear endpaper. Boards clean. Internally clean. View more info

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Manners and Rules of Good Society : Or Solecisms to be Avoided

By: A Member of the Aristocracy

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd. 1896: 1896

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 60441

Condition: Very Good


Twenty-first edition. Entirely rewritten, with additions. xv, 247 pp. Publisher's decorated red cloth with lettering to front board & spine. Recently rebacked with a red leather spine and black title label. New endpapers. Gilt bright. Internally clean. No ownership marks. View more info

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Etiquette, Social Ethics and Dinner-Table Observances

By: Anon

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Houlston and Wright 1861: 1861

Book number: 60319

Condition: Very Good


128 pp. Original blind-stamped limp green cloth with gilt lettering to front cover. Slight wear to spine ends. Stain along lower edge affecting all pages. Just two copies on OCLC : the BL (which has the 1860 1st edition) and Newberry Library in Chicago which shows no date. Scarce. View more info

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Social Etiquette : The Art of Cookery and Hints on Carving

By: Anon

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Houlston and Sons N.d. [c. 1860's]: 1860

Book number: 60401

Condition: Very Good


80, 9-248, (8) pp. Publisher's blind-stamped & gilt decorated cloth. Small area of stain to rear board. Ink owner's name to front endpaper. Some leaves age-darkened. Eight-page publisher's adverts at rear. Clean copy. 1860's volume but with later adverts. View more info

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Successful Entertaining for the Modern Hostess

By: Barnes, Alison

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, C. Arthur Pearson Ltd. 1963: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60513

Condition: Very Good


159 pp. Hardback in pictorial dust wrapper. Some spotting to extremities. No ownership marks. View more info

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Advice To a Young Gentleman On Entering Society

By: By the author of 'The Laws of Etiquette'

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, A. H. Baily & Co. 1839: 1840

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 51454

Condition: Good


xvi, 144 pp. Publisher's limp cloth with gilt decoration to front cover. All edges gilt. Boards marked with wear to extremities. Copac records only BL; Ox; Camb; Notts Univ. A Good copy. View more info

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Manners and Tone of Good Society

By: Dowdall, Mrs.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, A. & C. Black, Ltd. 1926: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60204

Condition: Very Good


168 pp. Full cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Fading to spine. Boards clean. Internally clean. OCLC records just 3 UK copies: BL; Ox & NLS and 3 in the US. View more info

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The Gentlewoman In Society. Victoria Library for Gentlewomen

By: Greville, Lady and edited by W. H. Davenport Adams

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Henry and Co. 1892: 1892

Book number: 49956

Condition: Very Good


vii, 271 pp. Bound in recent quarter red oasis morocco over marbled boards. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. New endpapers. Frontis portrait. Leaves slightly age-darkened. No ownership names. Chapters on Society and Its Amusements, Country-House Life, Gentlewomen and Their Little Follies, etc. Very Good condition internally in a fine binding. Copac records just the libraries of record plus LSE and the London Library View more info

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Manners for Women

By: Humphry, Mrs.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Henrietta Street, London, James Bowden 1897: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59728

Condition: Very Good


156, (4) pp. Original pictorial cloth. Boards marked and spine a little darkened with some fraying to the head and tail of the spine. Internally clean. Pencil owner's name on the fep, and ink initials at the head of the title page. 'Can anything in the world be nicer than a really nice girl? .... Someone has said that woman is one of Nature's most agreeable blunders'... About two-thirds the width of an average 8vo. this is an attractive little book, with pretty decorative boards (man in top hat doffing said hat to muff-carrying lady, with Toulouse-Lautrec style font). It is by Mrs Humphry, &#... View more info

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Manners for Men

By: Humphry, Mrs.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Henrietta Street, London, James Bowden 1897: 1897

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 59948

Condition: Good


160, (7) pp. Original tall narrow-format pictorial boards. Boards darkened. Internally clean. Adverts at rear. 'Can anything in the world be nicer than a really nice girl? .... Someone has said that woman is one of Nature's most agreeable blunders'... It is by Mrs. Humphry, "Madge" of "Truth," also the author of 'Manners for Women'. View more info

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Manners for Men

By: Humphry, Mrs.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Henrietta Street, London, James Bowden 1897: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60505

Condition: Very Good


160, (4) pp. Original pictorial cloth. Boards slightly marked. Internally clean. 'I suppose there was never yet a womanwho had not somwhere set up on a pedastal in her brain an ideal of manhood'... About two-thirds the width of an average 8vo. this is an attractive little book, with pretty decorative boards (man greeting a fan-carrying lady, with Toulouse-Lautrec style font). It is by Mrs Humphry, "Madge" of "Truth" (?), also the author of 'Manners for Women'. The first edition is not so common. View more info

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The Etiquette of Today : The Modern Home Series

By: Klickmann, Flora

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Office of The Girl's Own Paper & Woman's Magazine N.d. [c. 1918]: 1918

Edition: Second Impression

Book number: 60589

Condition: Fair


114 pp. Original decorative paper-covered boards. Wear to spine and spine ends & extremities. Internally clean. Endpaper adverts. In-text illustrations. Chapters include: On Paying Calls, On Giving 'At-Homes,' At a Garden Party, etc. View more info

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The Young Lady's Book of Advice and Instruction. Advice to Young Ladies on the Conduct of Life: With Friendly Hints How to Make Home Happy in the Married State [bound with] The Lady's Guide to Epistolary Correspondence: Original Letters Adapted to the Ordinary Occurences of Life. Two volumes in one

By: Maxwell, Mrs.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Glasgow and London, W. R. M'Phun 1859: 1859

Book number: 50198

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes in one. 127; 126, 32 pp. 12cm x 8cm. Dark red blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering to spine. All edges gilt. Boards slightly darkened. 32 page publisher's catalogue at rear. Binding firm. Copac lists only BL with both titles; NLS also have second work. Scarce. In VG condition. View more info

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Daily Sketch Housewife's Guide : Containing Practical Instructions for the Young Housewife in the Art of Home-Making and Home-Keeping

By: Pemberton, S. Beatrice

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, E. Hulton & Co., Ltd. N.d. [1920]: 1920

Book number: 60106

Condition: Good


120 pp. Original colour pictorial boards. Narrow format measuring 10cm x 23cm. Wear to board edges & spine. Staining to endpapers. Internally clean. Adverts. OCLC records just the BL copy. View more info

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Brush Up Your Manners

By: Pocock, Guy

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. 1939: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60390

Condition: Very Good


107 pp. Original pictorial cloth. Ink owner's inscription to front endpaper. Cloth clean. Internally clean. With 27 drawings by Phil Ward. View more info

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Table Etiquette : Practical and Social. A Book for the Host, Hostess, and Guest, including Carving, Serviette Folding, Table Decoration, Wines, and Glasses

By: Roberts, Godfrey E.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. 1930: 1930

Edition: Third Impression

Book number: 59732

Condition: Good


vi, 115 pp. Original printed paper wrappers. Slight wear to spine ends & some staining to covers. Internally clean. Illustrations. View more info

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Hostess

By: Spry, Constance with Rosemary Hume and Anthony Marr

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1961: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55819

Condition: Very Good


126 pp. Publisher's gilt-decorated mustard-coloured boards in original printed clear plastic dust wrapper. Gilt lettering to spine. Clean copy. No ownership marks. Frontis portrait. Illustrations by Lesley Blanch. Recipes and menus. View more info

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Wovon soll ich reden? Die Kunst der Unterhaltung

By: Von Franken, Constanze

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Stuttgart, Levy & Muller N.d. [c. 1875]: 1875

Book number: 57140

Condition: Very Good


GERMAN TEXT 304, (12) pp. Publisher's maroon cloth with colour pictorial panel to front board & gilt lettering to spine. Minor rubbing to spine ends. Colour panel bright. Internally clean. Leaves slightly age-darkened. Adverts at rear. Text in German Fraktur. View more info

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Beauty Through Hygiene : Common-Sense Ways to Health for Girls. The Woman's Home Library

By: Walker, Emma E. and edited by Arabella Kennedy

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. 1905: 1905

Book number: 58012

Condition: Very Good


320 pp. Publisher's dark blue decorated cloth. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership marks. Illustrations. View more info

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The New American Etiquette

By: Wallace, Lily Haxworth

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, Books, Inc. 1943: 1943

Book number: 56788

Condition: Very Good


900 pp. Publsiher's blue cloth with gilt lettering & decoration to front board & spine. Rubbing to spine ends. Ink owner's name to title-page. Internally clean. Colour frontis. Illustrations. View more info