Waiting at Table: A Practical Guide Including Parlourmaid’s Work in General
19cm x 13cm. vii, 120 pages. Red cloth, black lettering, illustrated jacket.
1930s British guide to table service and hospitality including how to lay the table, service of dessert, beverages, cigars, how to carve, pantry work, and other duties. Single typescript leaf of service instructions laid in.
Good Condition in Poor Jacket. Ex-A. M .I. School Library, 2 stamps, one to title page the other to rear free endpaper, plate removal mark to rear pastedown, no other library markings. Minor rubbing to cloth with small bump to fore-edge. Minor foxing, tanning, and soiling. Jacket somewhat soiled, tanned, chunks missing from spine crown and lower panel. Good Condition (ex-library).
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