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Dorothy Draper's Entertaining Is Fun

Nick Harvill Libraries

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Dorothy Draper's Entertaining Is Fun
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Product Information

Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Condition:
Good; moderate wear to covers, prev. owner's bookplate.
Country of Origin:
United States
Materials:
paper
Size:
10" L x 8" W x 2" H
Color/Finish:
n/a

Why We Love This

Entertaining is Fun! How to Be a Popular Hostess by Dorothy Draper. New York: Doubleday, 1941. First Edition. 249 pages. Hardcover, lacking dust jacket. The blurb about Draper from the dust jacket flap has been clipped and tipped onto the flyleaf. Entertaining classic from one of the great 20th-century tastemakers. It includes many great Draper aphorisms such as “Good liquor is not cheap. Cheap liquor is not good.”
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About Nick Harvill Libraries

California-based Nick Harvill Libraries specializes in out-of-print and rare books from the 20th century on fashion, design, art, social history, travel, Hollywood, and photography. NHL and its books have been profiled in Vogue, C Magazine, The Peak of Chic, Angeleno, Vogue Living, the Los Angeles Times, and American Express’s Black Ink Magazine. Elle Décor recommended NHL for its “hip vintage books” from a “smart young dealer.”