TRENDELL, Herbert A.P. Dress and Insignia Worn at His Majesty's Court. Harrison and Sons. Ltd. 1921.
8vo. Original red cloth, blocked in gilt to front, gilt lettering to spine; pp. 204, 46 pages of ads, 17 illustrations (many in colour); fine. Provenance: with handwritten letter dayed 31/7/14 from the Lord Chamberlain's Office to Sir Launcelot Carnegie, British diplomat and recent recipient of the Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, on how he should wear his GCVO alongside his Portuguese decorations. Also included is a manuscript note, persumably in Sir Lancelot's hand, with more questions of insignia-wearing etiquette. Ownership signature of Sir Lancelot, dated June 1921, to front pastedown.
A much-reprinted and revised manual to the correct wearing of insignia and decorations, in beautiful condition.