The American Gentleman 1836 Charles Butler manners etiquette advice for menBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Manners, Etiquette, Life Advice for Men).
The American Gentleman, by Charles Butler.
Published 1836, Philadelphia, Hogan & Thompson.
288 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis and half title. Half title is a very fine engraved image of George Washington.
Paper covered boards, gilt title lettering on cover. Front hinge cracked and crudely repaired long ago with black tape, but text block remains tight and sound, moderate scattered spotting throughout.
Book shows signs of age and handling. It displays a unique age patina, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 5 5 /8" H x 3 9/16" W.