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(*NEW ARRIVAL*) (Etiquette) Pierce, Paul. Breakfasts and Teas: Novel Suggestions for All Social Occasions.

Pictorial green cloth lettered and stamped in gilt. First Edition. Chicago: Brewer, Barse, [1907]. 

One of a beautiful series of little books by Paul Pierce about how to throw food-centric events (parties, dinners, luncheons, etc.). This one contains suggested menus and advice on festive gatherings. There are numerous recipes for finger foods like oysters in potato balls, strawberry trifle, etc. Themes advised and described include "A Cuban Breakfast," "A Maypole Breakfast," "Telling Fortunes by Tea-grounds," "Two Valentine Teas," "Scotch Teas," etc. Minor smudge to front cover, else near fine.

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