64 pp. aeg. a small book [3-1/4" x 4-3/4"]. bookplate removed and some wear and fading to the extremities else a very good copy in original gilt stamped purple cloth [cover illustration is two women shaking hands]. Bookseller Inventory # 62901
Title: True Politeness: A Hand-Book of Etiquette ...
Publisher: Geo A. Leavitt
Publication Date: 1847
Book Description George Appleton, Philadelphia, 1851. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Later printing. 1851. Later printing. Hardcover, 12mo. in brown cloth with pictorial gilt decoration and title. 64pp, with several p publisher ads. Very good. Shallow chipping to spine ends. Neat glue repair to spine. Front and rear endpapers are foxed, but the contents remain bright and unmarked. Housed in mylar. A wee guide to dress, recognitions, visits, the addressing of servants, and other points of 19th century etiquette for ladies. Bookseller Inventory # z09703
Book Description George S. Appleton, Philadelphia, 1846. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. PHILADELPHIA : 1849. Hardback. Brown ribbed cloth, gilt lettered spine. Gilt motif of two ladies to cover and repeated blind-stamped to rear cover. Original pale yellow end-papers. Neat pencil name; 'Harriet Hallinbeck, 1850' to fly-leaf. Foxed. Old feint ink marks and light stains to a few pages. Tight copy. Minor wear. GOOD. 64pp. **Now placed in an archival quality clear protective wrapper**. A scarce little book. ASK if you have any questions** **Will be well-packed for posting/shipping** [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Cumberland, Literature, Rarities, Theology and History. ]. 16mo. Size: 16mo. Bookseller Inventory # 0021699
Book Description Leavitt & Allen, New York, 1853, 1853. American Lady, An. True Politeness : A Hand-book of Etiquette for Ladies. New York : Leavitt & Allen, 27 Dey-Street, 1853. (Copyright 1847 by George S. Appleton). Pp (4),-64. 16mo, purple pressed cloth, gilt lettering andvignette of two ladies greeting each other to front board, gilt lettering to spine, all edges gilt. Contents : Introductions; Recognitions and Salutations; Dress and Fashion; Conversation - Tattling; Visits and Visiting; Receiving Visits; Ball-Room - Parties - Dancing; Music; The Dinner Table; Courtship and Marriage; Servants; Letters and Notes; Funerals; Cards; Presents;General Observations. Spine and margins sunned, endpapers browned, penned name, else a nice, bright copy. 100.00. Bookseller Inventory # 112472