The Butler Speaks

The Butler Speaks

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

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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.
Now in its fifth printing, this beautifully illustrated style, etiquette and entertainment guide lays out the essentials of entertaining and household management in a clear, straightforward style. 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. Charles MacPherson 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: [Toronto] :, Appetite by Random House,, [2013].
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780449015919
Characteristics: xxii, 247 pages :,illustrations ;,24 cm.

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rowanquincy Sep 16, 2013

Enjoyed this book but not enough content to use as a reference.

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