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Format: Hard cover
Publisher: Appetite by Random House
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0449015912
ISBN - 13: 9780449015919
Sewn binding. Paper over boards. With dust jacket. 247 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white, Line drawings, black & white, Line drawings, color.
From the Publisher
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.