The Butler Speaks

The Butler Speaks

A Guide to Entertaining, Etiquette, and the Art of Good Housekeeping

Book - 2013
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" 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. amp;#160;    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."
Publisher: [Vancouver] : Appetite by Random House, c2013
ISBN: 9780449015919
0449015912
Branch Call Number: 640 MacP 3558
Characteristics: xxii, 247 p. :,ill. (some col.)

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Oct 30, 2016

This is an awesome book it goes through the history and connects stuff to an everyday person! Planning to buy my own copy! Great for reference! 10/10 would read again.

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