Social Observances. A Series of Essays on Practical Etiquette. By "Au Fait." London: Frederick Warne, 1896. First Edition. Pp xii, 240. Publisher's brown cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to upper cover & spine. A near fine copy.
Forty-six subjects of potential social anxiety, including the tricky issue of when precisely to arrive and take leave, dinner parties, the afternoon drive, society wooers, dialogues and manners of the day, marriage, etc.