Household Books Published in Britain: all volumes

Previous | Next


  • Court etiquette
  • Subjects: court etiquette,

    • 1. Court etiquette; a guide to intercourse with royal or titled persons, to drawing rooms, levees, courts, and audiences, the usages of social life, the formal modesessing letters, memorials and petitions, the rules of precedence, the composition of dedications, the conduct of public meetings, and every other formality of business or pleasure. By a man of the world.
      15.5 x 9.5 cm   Pp [1-5] 6-215 [216] publ ad   frontis, 1 pl  
      GB:   LB   *OPo(F)  
      US:   MCR  

      Date from BMCat. The frontispiece is entitled 'The prsentation'. The second plate is a ground plan of St. James's Palace. The emphasis of the text is on behaviour in aristocratic society, but there is also some general advice on dinners, visiting and manners.

    • 2. — [Second edition]
      GB:   LB  

      The BMCat lists a second edition as published London: Charles Mitchell, possibly in 1850.

Previous | Next