Dame Curtsey's Book of Etiquette.

Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1909.

Small octavo, 122 pages. Index. First edition. Glover (b. 1868) was the author of a series of "Dame Curtsey" books published by McClurg, essentially guides to etiquette, entertaining and cookery for the aspiring classes. Other titles in the series include Dame Curtsey's Book of Novel Entertainments for Every Day in the Year, Dame Curtsey's Book of Guessing Contests, and Dame Curtsey's Book of Etiquette. Includes luncheon and bridge party recipes, an essential part of upper middle class American domestic cuisine in the early years of the twentieth century. Red half-cloth and printed paper-covered boards; original printed dust jacket (extremely scarce thus). Dust jacket with some edgewear and predation to top edge, previous owner's name inked to free front endpaper, otherwise very good.

Price: $125.00

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