Paperback. Fine. N.p.: N.p., n.d. (circa 1925). The first edition in book form of piece which originally appeared in Collier's. An outstanding example of Prohibition humor, written because "...the need of the moment is a Guide to Prohibition Era Good Manners, a knowledge of which will enable anyone to answer such questions as the following: Is it proper to rise when a case of Scotch is entering a room? Which is the right fork to use in removing a cork? Should a tramp steamer loaded with poison at $7 quart enter a harbor without a chaperon? How should a debutante act during the padlocking of her favorite supper club?" 16 pp. Original printed blue paper wrappers (3 3/4" x 5"), with two advertising leaflets (one folding) affixed to the recto and verso of the rear panel. Light fading along the extremities; else fine. Scarce (OCLC locates only one copy). (Inventory #: 65164)
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