The Jane Austen Handbook

The Jane Austen Handbook

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Long before Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Quirk published this guide to life in Regency England to the delight of Austen fans everywhere. Newly published with a revised cover, The Jane Austen Handbook offers step-by-step instructions for proper comportment in the early 19th century. Readers will discover: a€c How to Indicate Interest in a Gentleman Without Seeming Forward a€c How to Ensure a Good Yearly Income a€c How to Ride Sidesaddle a€c How to Behave at a Dinner Party Full of practical directions for navigating the travails of Regency life, this charming illustrated book also serves as a companion for present-day readers, explaining the English class system, currency, dress, and the nuances of graceful living.HOW TO MAKE A FILIGREE BASKET Many a refined Regency lady spends her downtime practicing the art of paper filigree. ... Wooden or paper basket a€c Paste ( have the cook boil it up from flour and water) a€c A small paintbrush 1. Wrap the coil .

Title:The Jane Austen Handbook
Author:Margaret Sullivan
Publisher:Quirk Books - 2011-03-08


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