The Diners Out Handbook

The Diners Out Handbook : A Pocket Handbook on the Manners and Customs of Society Functions

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This charming pocket handbook is a complete guide to the manners, customs and etiquette of the glamorous 1920s. Each chapter gives detailed instructions for a specific type of social event: what to expect, how to dress, suggested yarns for the raconteur and instructions for deft, witty self-expression. As lively and amusing as it is useful, this is a vintage reproduction of a Gatsby-era pocket guide to courtesy, style and elegance in the age that redefined them.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 83.82 x 157.48 x 27.94mm | 158.76g
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1908402954
  • 9781908402950

About Alfred H Miles

Alfred Henry Mileswas a prolific Victorian era author, editor, anthologist, journalist, composer and lecturer."
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Table of contents

Dinner
Public Dinners
Public Speaking
Other Social Functions
Entertainment
The Building Up of a Man
After-Dinner Stories
Toasts, National and Patriotic
Indoor Amusements
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