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White House Book of Etiquette: An Authoritative and Authentic Statement of the Manners of Society, Livingstone, Helen Carroll

Author Name    Livingstone, Helen Carroll

Title   White House Book of Etiquette: An Authoritative and Authentic Statement of the Manners of Society

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Type   Hardcover

Size   8vo - over 7

Publisher   Chicago Madison Book Company 1903

Seller ID   000934

8 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches, 249 pages, numerous sepia toned illustrated plates, mostly of first ladies or white house interiors, with green decorative frames, occasional in-text black and white illustrations. Red cloth decorated in black and white, all edges red, boards rubbed and worn with part of titles and decoration rubbed away, corners wearing through, mild soiling to rear and spine, short split to cloth at tail of front joint beginning to fray, internal hinges have been neatly and soundly repaired with Japanese tissue, pages toned with age, sound binding. Containing the Rules of Etiquette in Force in the Executive Mansion of the President of the United States, at the Embassies of the Principal Governments at the National Capital and in the Most Exclusive Circles of Society in the World's Centers of Fashion. Prepared with the advice and assistance of leaders of "La Monde." The whole forming a full and complete compendium and manual of good behavior in accordance with the most approved usages of the elite. Illustrated with Portraits of Mistresses of the White House from Mrs. Washington to Mrs. Roosevelt. Helen Carroll Livingstone released this treatise on etiquette using the customs, procedures, and state dinners of the White House as examples (20 years prior to Emily Post). Chapters on debutantes, letter writing, afternoon teas, cotillions, and much more .

ETIQUETTE SOCIAL MANNERS WOMEN SOCIETY ENTERTAINING LETTERS

Price = 95.00 USD



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