Keeping Up Appearances: Hyacinth Bucket's Book of Etiquette for the Socially Less Fortunate. Roy CLARKE, Jonathan RICE.

Keeping Up Appearances: Hyacinth Bucket's Book of Etiquette for the Socially Less Fortunate.

London: BBC Books, [1997]. Hardcover. Small 4to. Grey paper over boards with silver spine lettering, pictorial dust jacket. 191pp. Extensive illustrations. Near fine/fine. Item #46838
ISBN: 0563371072

Superbly tight and lovely reprint edition (first published 1993) of this "first person" etiquette guide by the fictional leading lady of the BBC sitcom (1990-95) -- tjhis copy with choice autograph addition: Tipped to the front flyleaf is a fine, heavy stock 5" X 3" card boldly inscribed and signed in black ballpoint by the cast member who portrayed Major Wilton Smythe in the show's first two seasons: "Best wishes / Peter Cellier," dated by him 1 June 1988 at upper right. Cellier (born 1928) plays the blustering, Hyacinth-lusting major and is a prolific English actor of film, stage and television. Laid in is ideal bookmark: Cellier's original transmittal envelope.

Price: $55.00

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