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A Handbook of Hospitality for Town and Country

Hall, Florence Howe

Published by Dana Estes, Boston, 1909
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition. Hardcoevr in green cloth decorated in white blue and buff and lettered in white. Top edge gilt. 312 pp. A tight, near fine example, spine lettering partially rubbed. One of the better and more sought after early 20th century hostessing books, offering tips and guidance for suburban and rural women in thier entertaining. The country-dweller is contrasted with the city-dweller and her poarticlar issues and problems are explored. Included are sections on picniocs and "country frolics", country weddings, house parties, afternoon teas and receptions, "How To Give An Agreeable Dinner", "Twentieth Century Costume Dances and Masked Balls", patriotic entertainments, card parties, "Bachelor Entertainments", progressive dinners, etc. Bookseller Inventory # E16412

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Title: A Handbook of Hospitality for Town and ...

Publisher: Dana Estes, Boston

Publication Date: 1909

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First edition.

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