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Usages du monde : Règles du savoir-vivre dans la société moderne

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Usages du monde : Règles du savoir-vivre dans la société modern - Uses of the world: Rules of good manners in modern society.

The true gentleman is not confined to the outward exterior of politeness; he cultivates in him good manners, because they are like the tangible form of the benevolence and the respect which he professes for others. But this kindness and respect, he also has in the yard. "What to offer to a married woman on Christmas Eve? How to write his business card, then drop it? And to whom? What colour to choose his gloves to go for a walk? Designed to avoid the unfortunate mistake, the misstep unbecomingly, Baroness Staffe's Usages du monde, a manual of savoir-vivre published in 1889, is the parchment par excellence of French courtesy, and the reader will find an essential document on the worldly life of the Belle Epoque, its strict codes. and his rules of common sense, a useful reminder of some seemingly outmoded courtesies, but always good to hear, and to practice. The author: Blanche Soyer (1843-1911), modest and cloistered single in his villa of Savigny- sur-Orge, acquired fortune and reputation under the pseudonym of Baroness Staffe. His Secrets to please and to be loved at his washroom, his books have set the tone of good manners to several generations of Fran ease and French. Preface by Frederic Rouvillois.

Excellent pages, a little edge and cover wear. 2007 reprint of book first published in 1891. Inscription to fly-leaf.

Le véritable gentleman ne se borne pas aux dehors extérieurs de la politesse ; il cultive en lui les bonnes manières, parce qu'elles sont comme la forme tangible de la bienveillance et du respect qu'il professe pour autrui. Mais cette bienveillance et ce respect, il les a aussi dans le cour. " Qu'offrir à une femme mariée au réveillon de Noël ? Comment rédiger sa carte de visite, puis la déposer ? Et à qui ? De quelle couleur choisir ses gants pour se rendre en promenade ? Conçu pour éviter la fâcheuse méprise, le faux pas inconvenant, les Usages du monde de la baronne Staffe, manuel de savoir-vivre paru en 1889, constituent le bréviaire par excellence de la politesse française. Le lecteur y trouvera autant un document essentiel sur la vie mondaine de la Belle Époque, ses codes stricts et ses règles de bon sens, qu'un rappel utile de quelques politesses apparemment surannées, mais toujours bonnes à entendre, et à pratiquer. L'auteur : Blanche Soyer (1843-1911), célibataire modeste et cloîtrée dans sa villa de Savigny-sur-Orge, acquit fortune et réputation sous le pseudonyme de baronne Staffe. De ses Secrets pour plaire et pour être aimée à son Cabinet de toilette, ses livres ont donné le ton des bonnes manières à plusieurs générations de Françaises et de Français. Préface de Frédéric Rouvillois.

Excellentes pages, un peu d'usure de bord et de couverture. 2007 réimpression du livre publié en 1891. Inscription à fly-leaf.

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Author(s):
Baronne Staffe
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007 reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9782847344479
Number of pages:
335
Publisher:
Tallandier

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Usages du monde : Règles du savoir-vivre dans la société modern - Uses of the world: Rules of good manners in modern society.

The true gentleman is not confined to the outward exterior of politeness; he cultivates in him good manners, because they are like the tangible form of the benevolence and the respect which he professes for others. But this kindness and respect, he also has in the yard. "What to offer to a married woman on Christmas Eve? How to write his business card, then drop it? And to whom? What colour to choose his gloves to go for a walk? Designed to avoid the unfortunate mistake, the misstep unbecomingly, Baroness Staffe's Usages du monde, a manual of savoir-vivre published in 1889, is the parchment par excellence of French courtesy, and the reader will find an essential document on the worldly life of the Belle Epoque, its strict codes. and his rules of common sense, a useful reminder of some seemingly outmoded courtesies, but always good to hear, and to practice. The author: Blanche Soyer (1843-1911), modest and cloistered single in his villa of Savigny- sur-Orge, acquired fortune and reputation under the pseudonym of Baroness Staffe. His Secrets to please and to be loved at his washroom, his books have set the tone of good manners to several generations of Fran ease and French. Preface by Frederic Rouvillois.

Excellent pages, a little edge and cover wear. 2007 reprint of book first published in 1891. Inscription to fly-leaf.

Le véritable gentleman ne se borne pas aux dehors extérieurs de la politesse ; il cultive en lui les bonnes manières, parce qu'elles sont comme la forme tangible de la bienveillance et du respect qu'il professe pour autrui. Mais cette bienveillance et ce respect, il les a aussi dans le cour. " Qu'offrir à une femme mariée au réveillon de Noël ? Comment rédiger sa carte de visite, puis la déposer ? Et à qui ? De quelle couleur choisir ses gants pour se rendre en promenade ? Conçu pour éviter la fâcheuse méprise, le faux pas inconvenant, les Usages du monde de la baronne Staffe, manuel de savoir-vivre paru en 1889, constituent le bréviaire par excellence de la politesse française. Le lecteur y trouvera autant un document essentiel sur la vie mondaine de la Belle Époque, ses codes stricts et ses règles de bon sens, qu'un rappel utile de quelques politesses apparemment surannées, mais toujours bonnes à entendre, et à pratiquer. L'auteur : Blanche Soyer (1843-1911), célibataire modeste et cloîtrée dans sa villa de Savigny-sur-Orge, acquit fortune et réputation sous le pseudonyme de baronne Staffe. De ses Secrets pour plaire et pour être aimée à son Cabinet de toilette, ses livres ont donné le ton des bonnes manières à plusieurs générations de Françaises et de Français. Préface de Frédéric Rouvillois.

Excellentes pages, un peu d'usure de bord et de couverture. 2007 réimpression du livre publié en 1891. Inscription à fly-leaf.

Author(s):
Baronne Staffe
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007 reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9782847344479
Number of pages:
335
Publisher:
Tallandier

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