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Art, Society, and Accomplishments-R. Barry Blackburn-SOCIAL LIFE & CULTURE, 1891


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Art, Society, and Accomplishments-R. Barry Blackburn-SOCIAL LIFE & CULTURE, 1891 $40.00

I am selling a wonderful, early guide book on self-improvement and the acquisition of "culture" that was popular with Americans at the turn of the 20th century. This is "Art, Society, and Accomplishments: a Treasury of Artistic Homes, Social Life and Culture" edited by R. Barry Blackburn. Published by The Blackburn Co., Chicago, 1891. with chapters on: Homes and Their Artistic Decoration, Art of Expression, Expressive Posing, Acting Charades and Parlor Theatricals, Speeches, Art of Painting on China, Art of Flower Painting, Costumes for Fancy Balls, Fancy Dress, Parlor Games, Intellectual Games, Parlor Magic, Phrenology, Fencing, Wedding Breakfasts, How to Give a Dinner Party, How to Give a Luncheon, Table Decorations, How to Wait on a Table, Toasts and Sentiments, Society Manners and Social Forms, etc., etc. Bound in original publisher's decorative cloth binding. Shows corner wear and rounding, cover hinges are cracked/loose. Internally clean, sound. Gilt page edges all around full leather. Book measures 7 3/4 X 10 5/8, 348 pages. a SCARCE FEW copies of this book can be found on other internet booksites for upwards of $175!!!! I will offer this copy for only $40.00 plus $4.50 S&H in the US. Shipping costs to Canada will be considerably less than the general international rates quoted. Thanks for shopping mellowpagesrarebooks.com


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Art, Society, and Accomplishments-R. Barry Blackburn-SOCIAL LIFE & CULTURE, 1891 $40.00


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