Manners Social graces & conduct in 19th century America 1847-89 group 6 books niceBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[Manners- Social Conduct- Etiquette- Conversational skills- Women in 19th century America].
Nice group of six mostly mid-19th century American books related to the development of social skills, graces and manners, particularly in women.
All in their original cloth publishers bindings, spines gilt lettered and / or decorated. All remain sound, mostly clean and tight. Various age flaws and signs of time clearly visible within the shot video.
Guide to Social Happiness, by Mrs. Ellis.
1847, New York, Edward Walker.
The Lady's Guide to Perfect Gentility, in Manners, Dress, and Conversation...
1858, New York, Derby & Jackson.
How to Talk: a Pocket Manual of Conversation and Debating; with Directions for Acquiring a Grammatical, Easy, and Graceful Style.
1857, New York, Fowler and Wells.
Conversation; Its Faults and Its Graces.
1856, Boston and Cambridge, James Munroe and Company.
Metropolitan Culture Series. Good Manners.
1889, New York, the Butterick Publishing Company.
Manners and Social Usages, by Mrs. Johnson Sherwood.
1864, New York, Harper & Brothers.
Set along shelf measures: 6".
Smallest book measures: 7" H X 5 1/8" W.
Largest book measures: 9 5/8" H X 6 1/2" W.