Jane Austen Handbook: A Sensible Yet Elegant Guide to Her World
Margaret C. Sullivan
6.9 x 4.4 inches
For all those readers who dream about living in Regency England, The Jane Austen Handbook offers step-by-step instructions for proper comportment in the early nineteenth century including:
How to Become an Accomplished Lady How to Run a Great House How to Indicate Interest in a Gentleman Without Seeming Forward How to Throw a Dinner Party How to Choose and Buy Clothing
Full of practical directions for navigating the travails of Regency life, this charming illustrated book also serves as a companion for present-day readers, explaining the English class system, currency, dress, and the nuances of graceful living.
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