Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Deportment for Dukes and Tips for Toffs by Brummell

First published in 1900, this is the original comportment guide for the aristocracy. The want of a literature appealing only to those moving in the highest social circles, and practically incomprehensible to such as have not enjoyed the same advantages of birth, fortune and cellars, has long been regretted by the families of the aristocracy. To supply it the authors have written this treatise. Its ethics are adapted alike to throne-room, boudoir and butler's pantry. During perusal, his Grace (or his valet) will find it applicable to most, if not all, of the contingencies of a ducal existence. Falling in love, going to sea and making a fortune are accidents that may befall a Policeman; but staying with a Cabinet Minister, taking a Duchess in to dinner and seeing a cockaded hat touched in deferential recognition, are sensations enjoyed by the favoured few. A visit to a country house is the summit of refined gratification and at the disposal, therefore, of the guest travelling towards a twelve-course dinner, the authors have placed this essential guide. Among the areas of advice offered are: the dinner table, hunting, shooting, in the ballroom, the precedence of personages, conversation de societe, and the whole duty of the gentleman. An invaluable guide to manners and mores, and as indispensable to the modern aristocrat as it was over 100 years ago.

Buy Deportment for Dukes and Tips for Toffs by Brummell from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780712357036
ISBN-10: 0712357033
Format: Hardback
(203mm x 155mm x mm)
Pages: 64
Imprint: The British Library Publishing Division
Publisher: British Library Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Deportment for Dukes and Tips for Toffs by Brummell

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Deportment for Dukes and Tips for Toffs book by Brummell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Brummell

At the present time, nothing is known about the pseudonymous author(s).

Books By Brummell

Kazakhstan by Brummell
Paperback, August 2008
The Mole and the Violin by Brummell
Paperback, February 2013
$28.31 $31.46
The Religious Development of the Negro in Virginia by Brummell
Paperback / softback, May 2011
$47.37 $52.63