Deportment Manners Conduct & Dress American Society 1882 etiquette life manualBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Our Deportment, or the Manners, Conduct, and Dress of the Most Refined Society, Including Forms for Letters, Invitations Etc. Etc. Also Valuable Suggestions on Home Culture and Training, Compiled by John H. Young.
Published 1882, Springfield, Massachusetts by W.C. King & Co. Revised and enlarged edition.
424 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
Publisher's decorative cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt spine & cover decorations, embossed cover & spine designs.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 8" H x 5 3/4" W.