Vintage Decorating Book How to Be a Successful Hostess Sandra Bruce

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How to be a Successful Hostess by Sandra Bruce from 1951.
This book was an advertising book for Reed and Barton and provided a guide for early 1950s entertaining. The book includes Giving a Formal Dinner, Informal Dinner Party, Luncheon Party, Afternoon Tea Parties, Entertaining Can Be Easy, Correct Wine Service, Your Table Linen, Your Silver -- How Much it Means to You, Place-Setting Plan, How Much Silver Should You Have?, It's Easy to Give Perfect Service, Do's and Don'ts for Silver, May Your Silver Do "Double Duty", Your Monogram Makes It Yours, How Do You Use This Piece Correctly?, A Little Care Pays Dividends, and Over a Century of Silversmithing.

The book is a blue stapled paperback with white lettering & line decoration of silver 'service' on the front. Corners, edge & spine ends are shelf rubbed. Overall shelf scuff. This advertising pamphlet includes an 2 page identification guide for Reed & Barton Serling Silver.

Printed in the USA. Oxford Print, Boston.

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