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The Key to Culture (Paperback)

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This delightful 1921 volume of etiquette and "cheerful counsel to the younger generation"-from newspaper writer Paul T. Gilbert, collected from his regular column-is full of useful advice for those time-traveling to the early 20th century. You'll avoid social faux pas and enjoy your trip more when you know. . how to properly introduce a matron . the correct calling cards for gentlemen . how to circumvent the "embarrassing silence" in conversation . how to dress for dinner . do's and don'ts of the lawn party . when chaperones are unnecessary at balls and dances . how to tell fortunes by cards (an excellent party trick) . and much more. American author PAUL T. GILBERT (1878-1953) was a pioneering columnist and feature writer for newspapers in Chicago and Cincinnati. He is best remembered for his series of children's short fiction about an adventurous boy named Bertram.


Publisher Cosimo Classics
Mfg Part# 9781596059214
SKU 203834658
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1596059214
Release Date 4/10/2007
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