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    • Regency Etiquette

    • The Mirror of Graces (1811); or The English Lady's Costume
    • By: A Lady of Distinction
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    This book, written by a woman who wished to remain anonymous, covers the social customs and manners of her time, the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the times of Jane Austen and of Napoleon. It is devoted in large part to the "English lady's costume" but also covers deportment, movement, the correct dances, propriety, and aids to beauty and health.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A treasure for scholars and writers

    • By Kestrel on 12-15-07

    Regular price: $17.47