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Etiquette - The Blue Book of Social Usage, illustrated and with private photographs and facsimiles of social forms
Funk & Wagnalls, New York 1928 - VERY SCARCE Signed and Inscribed with Dust Jacket. Ffep has lengthy inscription to "Henry of the Buffets." At the top is a small tipped in note about presentation to "Anne Rittenhouse, of the New York Times fashion editor." This "entirely new" edition covers etiquette in Washington DC and state capitals, American neighborhood customs, weddings, etiquette of women in business and much more. Emily Post (1872-1960) was THE voice on good manners and appropriate behavior for much of the 20th century. First published in 1922, the book saw a total of 10 editions and 90 printings before Post's death in 1960. It continues to be revised by her heirs. 692 pages with index/ 6.25" by 9.25". Bright blue cloth boards feature bright gilt lettering on front and spine and show one small spot on front. Light scuffing and bumping to spine head and tail. Binding secure, with some play to hinges. Inside pages are lightly tanned, with minimal signs of aging. Interior is free of underlining or other intentional marks. DJ looks nice behind Mylar cover, and is preserved with archival paper backing. The DJ shows small chips off corners and a 2" by .5" off spine head. Spine of DJ has a notable dampstain. Overall, DJ has moderate dirt, and slight to moderate edgewear. Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear. 692 pages, 6.25 X 9.25 inches. Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. [Attributes: Signed Copy; Hard Cover]
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