A Handbook of Hospitality for Town and Country.

Boston: Dana Estes, [1909].

Price: $250.00

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First Edition. 312 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. IN DUSTJACKET. Brown pictorial cloth. Fine in Very Good pictorial dustjacket, with chips.

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From the Introduction: "We of the Anglo-Saxonrace still believe in slaying the fatted calf, to which there is surely no objection...In the sudden deveolpment of enormous wealth in our own country, there is some danger that we shall be dazzled by the pomp and display of of the very rich and lose sight of the true nature of hospitality..."

Cahpter on the Country Hostess, Picnics, House-OParties, Dances, Women's Club, etc.