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Etiquette Illustrated; Hints on How to Conduct Oneself in the Best Society

X. M. C. [Thomas Onwhyn]

Published by Ackermann & Co., London, 1848
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.

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A delightful, hard-to-find leporello (especially when colored), with 23 hand-colored comical plates on ballroom manners, introductions and farewells, and dinner party etiquette. Closed, 13 cm square, folding out to 299 cm wide. In custom gilt-lettered green morocco chemise. The original cover is heavily soiled, and the final panel also has considerably soiling. A few folds had closed tear splitting repaired. Tearing between first two panels (not along the divide) also repaired. Full Morocco Chemise or Folder, cloth and paper pastedown to the panorama itself. Bookseller Inventory # 004145

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Title: Etiquette Illustrated; Hints on How to ...

Publisher: Ackermann & Co., London

Publication Date: 1848

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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