Florence Hartley's exhaustive guide The Ladies' Book of Etiquette is a fascinating read. Offering an inside look at the mores and conventions of the post-Civil War era, the book also offers handy tips for gracious manners that stand the test of time. The book also offers beauty techniques and concoctions based on common household ingredients, an idea that's making a comeback today.And Manual of Politeness Florence Hartley ... Have a strong pocket made in your upper petticoat, and in that carry your money, only reserving in your dress pocket a small sum for incidental expenses. In your traveling satchel carry an oil skinanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Ladies' Book of Etiquette|
|Publisher||:||The Floating Press - 2014-02-01|