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The Well-Bred Person's Book of Etiquette - cover

The Well-Bred Person's Book of Etiquette

George Routledge

Publisher: The History Press

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Before the days of unruly teenagers, 'ladettes' and a public obsessed with scandal, there existed a time of gentility and manners. Setting the standards of propriety was The Well-Bred Person's Book of Etiquette, the epitome of politeness consulted by anybody who was anybody. With advice ranging from how to introduce guests at a party to the appropriate manner in which to court a loved one, from how to dress to the acceptance and rejection of a marriage proposal, this fascinating book is a must-have for those aspiring to the dizzy heights of refined society. Whether you are eager to improve your own etiquette or simply wish to indulge in the fancies of polite society, The Well-Bred Person's Book of Etiquette is the ideal guide on how to be the perfect lady or gentleman.

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