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copyright 1949; Grosset & Dunlap publishers, New York; hardbound; very good condition with unmarked pages; illustrated by L.J. Allen; no dust jacket.


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Learn how to throw a hopping party like they did fifty years ago! A must-have for every party giver, Esquire's Handbook for Hosts is a time-honored guide on how to eat, drink and be merry with inimitable style. It offers the secrets of the perfect cocktail party with the tradition, excitement and hosting flair of the postwar heydays.


Amusing party games, tricks and puzzles from exotic poker games to bar tricks (suitably called "Checkpayers") break the ice. The more you browse, the more great information you'll find - all vintage 1950s, when the perfect host was king...


SKU: BS238
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