While looking at bespoke hand-made suits I saw mention of a book, just as an aside in the description of a style of suit. It was a book from the end of the 19th century discussing the finer points of how one should act and something about it caught my attention, so I sought it out. It covers an enormous range of topics, from the basic importance of etiquette through to the correct wording to use when responding to a certain invitation. Ever wondered when it is correct to call on a young lady? Well, now you can find out!
Rules of Etiquette & Home Culture
I picked up an original hard copy of this very interesting read, which is an absolute treasure – nothing like the smell of an old but well made book. But it has been digitised by those good chaps at Google, which means you can check it out from the comfort of wherever you are right now –