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Debrett's Handbook - British Style - Correct Form - Modern Manners


ISBN13: 9780992934811
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781870520881
Published: October 2014
Publisher: Debrett's Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.00



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Debrett’s Correct Form, the authoritative guide to written forms of address and social correspondence, has been in print for 40 years. It has now been revised, updated and expanded to encompass modern manners and everyday behaviour in a new publication: Debrett’s Handbook.

This weighty 480-page compendium of advice is a stylish hardback book, with a beautiful red and gold-embossed front cover. With informed insights on a range of formal occasions – including royal garden parties, black tie events, weddings and christenings – Debrett’s Handbook is a trustworthy companion to social life and rites of passage.

In addition, Debrett’s Handbook addresses many modern dilemmas, including social graces, dress codes, mobile manners and dining etiquette. It offers advice on civilised hosting and entertaining, from formal dinner parties to drinks parties, informal suppers and overnight stays.

Subjects:
Reference, Drafting and Legal Writing
Contents:
Correct Form
Formal Address
Professions
Letters after the Name
Formal Events ;Dress Codes

Rites of Passage
Births Christenings
Coming of Age
Engagements
Weddings
Divorce
Death

Modern Manners
Correspondence
Social Graces
Table Manners;
At Home
Public Manners

Appendix
Sample Letters
The British Social Season
Wearing Orders and Decorations
Order of Precedence
Surname Pronunciation