Item #E24408 A Hand-Book of Etiquette for Gentlemen. An American Gentleman, George S. Appleton.

A Hand-Book of Etiquette for Gentlemen

New York: Leavitt and Allen, (1848). Hardcover. First edition presumed. N.D. (1848). 16mo. In robbed and blindstamped dark brown cloth with gilt lettering spine and front cover and with gilt design of two gentlemen shaking hands. All edges gilt. 64 pp. Very good, tight in its binding, all gilt clear. Old pencil ownership signature on both front pastedown and front free endpaper. A pocket guide to “true politeness” for gentlemen, touching on diverse subjects as “Recognitions and Salutations”, “Dress and Fashion”, “Conversation”, making and receiving visits, “The Ball-Room”, the dinner table, smoking, marriage, servants, funerals, etc. Very Good. Item #E24408

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