Hand-Books For Home Improvement Nos. I-IV


Hand-Books For Home Improvement Nos. I-IV

Fowler and Wells

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How To Write: A Pocket Manual of Composition and Letter-Writing; How To Talk: A Pocket Manual of Conversation and Debating; How To Behave: A Pocket Manual of Republic Etiquette, and Guide to Correct Personal Habits; How To Do Business: A Pocket Manual Of Practical Affairs, and Guide to Success in Life. Famous people's letters; how to speak in public; table manners; balls; taste vs. fashion; how to get customers for your business; choosing a profession eg. "peddling books" which is "a useful, honorable, and often profitable occupation for the young man who has not the capital to enable him to engage in a more ambitious and extensive business."

Publication Info

  • Publisher: n/a
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1857
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Various paginations. 20 cm. Brown cloth with gold and blank impressing. Corners and edges worn, spine ends chipped, small hole in cloth in lower spine.Front free endpaper and half title missing. Ink signature at top of Preface. Publisher ads at rear.

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