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Robert's Guide for Butlers and Household Staff (Hardcover)

Author: Roberts, Robert

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1827. The house servant''s directory or a monitor for private families: comprising hints on the arrangement and performance of servants'' work, with general rules for setting out tables and sideboards in first order; the art of waiting in all its branches; and likewise how to conduct large and small parties with order; with general directions for placing on table all kinds of joints, fish, fowl, etc. with full instructions for cleaning plate, bras, steel, glass, mahogany; and likewise all kinds of patent and common lamps: observations on servants'' behaviors to their employers; and upwards of 100 various and useful receipts, chiefly compiled for the use of house servants, and identically made to suit the manners and customs of families in the United States. With friendly advice to cooks and heads of families and complete directions how to burn Lehigh coal. This is a fascinating look at the manners of the upper class during the 1800''s.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9781432604141
SKU 204501937
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1432604147
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0184
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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