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Victorian Typography Letters Etiquette Caligraphy Penmanship Art Hand Writing Us For Sale
SOCIAL AND BUSINESS FORMS
This sale is for an original 1881 edition of "HILL'S MANUAL OF SOCIAL AND BUSINESS FORMS: A GUIDE TO CORRECT WRITING" by Thos. E. Hill, the Victorian era's leading expert on manners and morals.
YOU'LL LOVE THIS BOOK!!!
Etiquette fundamentally prescribes and restricts the ways in which people interact with each other, and show their respect for other people by conforming to the norms of society. What a wealth of information collected in this attractively presented assemblage of expert advise pertaining to BUSINESS AND SOCIAL ETIQUETTE in every imaginable way. This is to include Grammar, Letter-writing, Composition, and various Business Forms.
The accomplishment of this book is to combine both a knowledge of penmanship and its application in the written forms which were in general useduring the Victorian era. Additionally, you will find chapters on collection of debts, parliamentary rules, and all types of etiquette which will equip individuals for the important social and business relations of everyday transactions that life presents. This is not limited to students, secretaries, and business professionals. This book encompasses decorum for young and old, the lady of the house, the children, families and so forth as it covers general, yet practical, advise on the makings of a homemaker: children, house and home, fashion and décor; as well as personal health and grooming.
For those of you who are at a loss with words for that special someone, this book even contains hints on writing LOVE LETTERS!!! It even provides Christian names in alphabetical order of men and women! It embraces the concepts of PENAMANSHIP, SPELLING, USE OF CAPITAL LETTERS, PUNCTUATION, COMPOSITION, WRITING FOR THE PRESS, PROOF-READING, EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE, NOTES OF INVITATIONS, CARDS, COMMERCIAL FORMS, LEGAL BUSINESS FORMS, FAMLY RECORDS, SYNONYMS, SHORT HAND WRITING, DUTIES OF SECRETARIES, PARLIAMENTARY RULES, SIGN-WRITING, EPITAPHS, THE LAWS OF ETIQUETTE, BOOK KEEPING, VALUABLE TABLES OF REFERENCE, WRITING POETRY, AND SO MUCH MORE! The numerous and BEAUTIFUL ILLUSTRATIONS!!! which adorn this work bear testimony to the earnest desire of the Publishers to spare no effort or expense necessary to the production of a book which should prove in every way satisfactory to those interested in the subject treated. With the assistance of this book, you can easily express written thought plainly, rapidly, elegantly and correctly.
Published in 1881, it is inGOOD CONDITION for its age and especially to be 132 YEARS OLD!!!ALL PAGES ARE PRESENT!!! and tightly bound with NO TEARS! or stray markings. It measures 9" X 11" and is complete with345 informative and impressive pages.The pages are neat and clean! The exterior boards shows some light rubbing and wear at the extremities. Its most notable imperfection is there is some discoloration and rippling on the back cover. This does NOT affect the interior. The bck cover is also slightly bowed, as pictured. It remains a sturdy book with a wealth of interesting and informative material for personal and professional use.You will be truly delighted with this book so...GET IT WHILE YOU CAN!!!
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