Paperback edition of the super-cool ’50s entertaining guide
Eclectic, funny and kitsch advice for every wannabe sophisticated man-about-town, the Esquire Handbook for Hosts, first published in 1955, deserves to be a modern humour classic. This edition with 40 of the original illustrations contains witty and informative sections on:
• all sorts of classic James Bond type cocktails
• recipes and hangover cures
• manners for the modern man – notes on etiquette
• how to carve
• how to remove a drunk from the house
• the art of conversation, small talk and debate
• rules for card and party games, including poker, three-handed bridge and gin rummy
• chatting up the opposite sex
…and much, much more.
A design/humour classic – the book is designed ’50s style with muted colour tints dropped in.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
WHAT EVERY DEBONAIR MAN NEEDS TO KNOW
Continental cocktails, highballs and punches
Tipples for teetotallers and hangover cures.
Recipes for the repertoire of every good host.
Etiquette guide – the correct code of conduct
How to handle a drunk in the house
Small talk to charm the opposite sex
Managing a skilful debate
Poker, gin rummy and three-handed bridge
Peter Howarth is the editor of Esquire. He will give interviews.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Thorsons, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Good Condition Book, Minor Shelfwear, Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0004676534
Book Description Thorsons, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001534747
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