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Freeling, Arthur

The ladies' pocket book of etiquette / by A. F. (1838) ; with engravings by Hester Sainsbury.

Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire : The Golden Cockerel Press, MCMXXVIII [1928]
Physical Description:
[10], 55, [3] pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BJ1872 .F74 1928
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
The reissuance of this early 19th century book advising women of the South on proper manners demonstrates the persistence of the image of the Victorian lady into the 20th century.
"The book was printed by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire, and completed on January 17th, 1928. The text is taken from the edition published by Mr. Henry Lacey, of Liverpool. Compositors: F. Young and A.H. Gibbs. Pressman: A.C. Cooper. The edition is limited to 500 copies, of which 250 are for the United States of America."--Colophon.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 56
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 16 of 500. Bound in quarter parchment with beige and red printed paper covered boards.
Subject Terms:
Etiquette -- Great Britain.
Etiquette for women.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Women -- Conduct of life -- 19th century.
Women -- Great Britain -- Conduct of life.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Engravings -- 1928.
Sainsbury, Hester, engraver.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958, printer.

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