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    DescriptionHow should men and women embark on a new relationship? Is it acceptable to flirt? Should one ever kiss in a canoe? What is the ideal age gap for marriage? What gifts are appropriate for a fiancee? How should one announce an engagement? Aimed at the romantically inclined in the 1930s, this charming self-help guide is dedicated to the etiquette of choosing, wooing and winning a prospective partner. Written with both sexes in mind, this little book is brimming with nuggets of useful advice, by turns humorous, old-fashioned and timeless: Don't attempt kissing in a canoe unless you are both able to swim. Don't delay falling in love until you have reached middle age. To be easily won is to be lightly valued. It is very inadvisable to marry anyone who laughs at your parents. Don't hesitate to break off an engagement if you consider you have made a mistake. Do bear in mind when there's any mistletoe about that two heads are better than one. Delightfully illustrated with contemporary line drawings, 'How to be a Good Lover' appears in the same series as 'How to be a Good Husband' and 'How to be a Good Wife'. All three guides were written for the middle classes of the 1930s - who were reading one of the first modern self-help series on relationships.


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    Title
    How to be a Good Lover
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Bodleian Library the
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 90 mm
    Height: 118 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 82 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781851242801
    ISBN 10: 1851242805
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: WZG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC E4L: FAM
    BIC subject category V2: VFVG
    Libri: I-HP
    BISAC V2.8: SOC022000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    Abridged Dewey: 152
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11900
    BISAC V2.8: SOC005000
    B&T General Subject: 347
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 20
    LC classification: HQ
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    B&T Approval Code: A11701500
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000, FAM029000
    DC22: 392
    DC23: 306.734
    Thema V1.0: WZG, VFVG
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    14 black & white line drawings
    Publisher
    The Bodleian Library
    Imprint name
    The Bodleian Library
    Publication date
    15 October 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford