This 1866 guide to Etiquette was used right after the Civil War, and contains clear and comprehensive directions for manners, dress & conversation, and includes other such essentials as tips on the art of carving, etiquette of the ball, and 56 rules to be observed in general society.
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This little book is simply fantastic in its exquisite display of a thought-provoking ways to be conscientious and polite to friends, family, and acquaintances. It gives rules of general politeness at the table, at evening parties, for the ballroom, the way you dress and for verbal communication. Read this little book and you will learn how to take wine at the table. You will be educated to a high degree on how to carve the meat of sucking pig, partridges, hares, and other such animals. Truly the book for any aspiring Lady or Gentleman.