A guide to Edwardian society for young men and women. The specificity of instruction seems directed for those aspiring to become part of society, not those already trained within.
General Rules for a Ball-Room
A lady will not cross a ball-room unattended.
A gentleman will not take a vacant seat next to a lady who is a stranger to him.
White kid gloves should be worn at a ball, and only be taken off at supper-time.