Florence Hartley's exhaustive guide The Ladies' Book of Etiquette is a fascinating read. Offering an inside look at the mores and conventions of the post-Civil War era, the book also offers handy tips for gracious manners that stand the test of time. The book also offers beauty techniques and concoctions based on common household ingredients, an idea that's making a comeback today.
Number Of Pages: 275
Published: 1st February 2014