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Butler Speaks : A Return to Proper Etiquette, Stylish Entertaining, and the Art of Good Housekeeping

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Host a dinner party * Make a bed * Set a table * Use the proper fork * Polish silver * Prepare high tea * Present a calling card * Make conversation * Fold a shirt ... all with the charm, ease and sophistication of a butler.      In a clear, straightforward style, Charles MacPherson lays out the essentials of entertaining and household management in this beautifully illustrated style, etiquette and entertainment guide. For anyone who rents or owns--be it a small urban condo or a lavish country estate--The Butler Speaks includes everything you need to know to simplify, organize and care for your home. It also offers modern advice on personal style and etiquette--how to receive guests; present your business card; make polite dinner conversation-- and advice on entertaining at home--how to make a cheese plate; hold your cutlery; set a table--all with the flair, charm and unpretentious grace of the butler.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 264.0
Genre: House + Home, Reference
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Charles Macpherson
Language: English
Street Date: October 18, 2016
TCIN: 51817072
UPC: 9780449015933
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-3699

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