The Polite Ladies' Guide to Proper Etiquette (Paperback)

A Complete Guide for a Lady?s Conduct in All Her Relations Towards Society

By Arthur Martine

Skyhorse, 9781632205292, 200pp.

Publication Date: June 16, 2015

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A complete manual for those who desire to understand the rules of good breeding, the customs of good society, and to avoid incorrect and vulgar habits. Such as:

Clear and Comprehensive Directions for Correct Manners, Dress, and Conversation;
Instructions for Good Behavior at Dinner Parties, and the Table, with Hints on the Art of Carving and Taking Wine at Table
Together with the Etiquette of the Ball and Assembly Room, Evening Parties
Deportment in the Street and when Traveling
And the Usages to be Observed when Visiting or Receiving Calls
In addition to this readers will also master the etiquette of courtship, marriage, domestic duties, and fifty-six rules to be observed in general society.

About the Author

Arthur Martine is the author of several civli-war era etiquette guides. He first published this book under the title of Martine's Hand-Book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politeness in 1860. He resided in New York, New York.