VG+/NONE. Very decorative turq/blk pattered, embossed gilt lettered boards. Floral eps. A very occasional/light/small, fox spot on a txt pg, otherwise very bright. Some very lt extremity rubbing and a lightening spot on rear board. A very attractive nice copy.; B&W Illustrations; 502 pages.
Very Good. No Jacket. VG, green/black covers, 1st edn, a few finger smudges, 502pps, illustrated, strengthened gutters, plenty of important tips: assisting a lady in a carriage, choice of paper for formal notes, how long to remain after dinner, gentleman's morning call, etc.
Collectible. FINE. Blue clue boards, full blind embossings with gold tilting and black faux metal embossing. Superb high grade copy. Illustrated throughout. American social standards detailed for a country that was engaging the world and European society on a wider scale for a strong emerging middle class and was looking to live up to those older-society's standards. A special cultural volume about a transitioning American society, 1890's. [B154]
Manners, culture and dress of the best American society ...
by Richard A. Wells
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