Correct Social Usage Vols. 1 & 2 by Various AuthorsThe Bookery
From “How to Leave the Table” to “A Country Girl’s Wardrobe,” this book has everything you need to know about being a proper lady in the early 20th century. What? That doesn’t apply to your life? Well, we still think you need this book if only for giggles and gratitude. Aren’t you glad that you don’t have to remember things like, “It is not considered lucky or appropriate to wear black at a wedding”?
- Vintage: 1906 editions
- Two books: volume 1 and volume 2
- Excellent condition for their age
- Seriously macabre pictures of the authors on the inner pages
Why We Love It
How can you resist a book with a subtitle that reads, “A Course of Instruction in Good Form and Deportment”? These volumes are a très bizarre read for the modern gal, but quite fun all the same. Oh, and they’re beautiful and almost 100 years old. What else do you have that can make that claim?