Family Manners (1890 Gift Book)

By: Glover, Elizabeth

Price: $20.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very good


Pretty little gift book with a pebbled white faux leather cover which shows a bit of toning here and there and one small spot to back cover. Otherwise it's clean and tightly bound with 37 pages. No names or writing and no illustrations. This one caught my eye for its title (and, yes, the fact that I can't pass a vintage gift book by!), but also because it's presented as a fictional conversation about manners. As per the times, it does have a bit of a religious overtone, but it's primarily about behaving graciously in various settings. I especially liked an example where a wife was a telling a funny story and her cranky husband told her to sit up straight. The point was that not only was he rude to his spouse, but also spoiled the moment for everyone else. But the funniest part of it all is the last page!

Title: Family Manners (1890 Gift Book)

Author Name: Glover, Elizabeth

Categories: Gift Books, Instruction Manuals,

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1890

Binding: Hard cover

Book Condition: Very good

Seller ID: 0962

Keywords: Family Manners Elizabeth Glover. 19th Century Etiquette.,