Title Decorum. A Practical Treatise on Manners and Dress of the Best American Society
Book Condition Very Good Plus
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition Later Printing.
Publisher New York, Boston, Cincinnati, and Atlanta Union Publishing House 1880
Seller ID 002798
New York, Boston, Cincinnati, and Atlanta: Union Publishing House, 1880. First published in 1877, and "Sold Only by Subscription." This is a Very Good (Plus) to Near Fine copy of a Later Printing. Not common. Blue cloth decorative binding, ruled in black. The front cover features a color tipped-in lithograph of a demure maiden, one who has, no doubt, read the book and taken it to heart. Clean text; 352 pages, with eight pages of publisher's adverts in the rear, along with an offer of employment as a publisher's agent. Included are topics such as removing stains. A charming book, and a great example of Victorian concern with propriety and manners. What's not to like? Some very mild bumping and a hint of rubbing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Later Printing.. Decorative Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket.