Jane Austen’s Guide to Good Manners: Compliments, Characters & Horrible Blunders

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“Every society has its ‘Rules’ – and where these contribute to good order, and the well-being of all, it is (on balance) as well to abide by them.” How to pay and return formal calls, how to refuse a proposal of marriage, what to wear for a morning walk and, most importantly, how to avoid horrible blunders: these and many other social niceties were essential for anyone wishing to navigate their way through polite society in Jane Austen’s day. Written as if intended for the original readers of Miss Austen, this delightful book with its charming illustrations gives today’s reader a deeper understanding of elegant living in the Regency period.

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Century

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(UK) £9.99

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(UK) 140880381X

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Hardback

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133

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