Guide to Dinner Parties

– eighteenth-century –

You suddenly find yourself in 1780s Ireland and are expected to throw a dinner party. how will you dress? What food will you serve? and what on earth will you talk about?

This 60 page, full-colour A4 guide has the answers. Through gentle humour and quirky drawings you will discover where to shop, what to buy, up-to-date fashions and gossip – even the latest cures to hangovers. Each book comes with hand-inserted newspaper cuttings, letters, fabric snippets and wild flowers.


“The guide is both an artistic and historic endeavour and would be something to treasure as a purchase”

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