Gems of Deportment and Hints of Etiquette a Manual of Instructions for the Home by Mrs. M.L. Rayne 1860 Tyler & Co.Antique Gold Gilt Pages Book

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Travel back to the 19th century with the exquisite Gems of Deportment and Hints of Etiquette, a comprehensive manual of social conduct and etiquette by Mrs. M.L. Rayne. Published in 1881, this is a fascinating glimpse into the social mores and customs of a bygone era. 

This guide offers valuable moral, mental, and physical knowledge, compiled from authoritative sources. It covers the ceremonials of good society and provides suggestions on all aspects of the social code, making it an essential manual for the home and a prized addition to any antique etiquette collection or library.


  • Author: Mrs. M.L. Rayne
  • Year: 1881
  • Publisher: Tyler and Company
  • Format: Hardcover with gold gilt page edges
  • Pages: 441
  • Dimensions: 8x6x2 inches
  • Condition: Good antique condition with binding issues and age spots. All pages are attached.

Four Key Features:

  1. Historical Insight: Offers a window into the social customs of the 19th century.
  2. Comprehensive Guidance: Covers a wide range of etiquette and deportment topics.
  3. Elegant Presentation: This book features gold gilt page edges, adding to its antique charm.
  4. Educational Value: A valuable resource for understanding historical social etiquette.

Timeless Elegance:

"Gems of Deportment and Hints of Etiquette" stands as a testament to the enduring nature of social grace and manners. It's more than a book; it's a piece of history that offers timeless insights into the art of etiquette and good society.


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