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The American Girls Handy Book - How to Amuse Yourself and Others

By: Beard, Lina and Adelia B. w/foreword By Boylan, Anne M.

Price: $9.35

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine - Publisher: 2006

Edition: 19th Printing

Seller ID: 040345

ISBN: 0879236663

Condition: Near Fine


xxiv, 474 pp, red-green-wht SC wraps w/wht-red lettering w/illustrated front & spine. The book is a reprint of an end-of-century publication for young ladies instructing them in such hobbies as fancy needlework, handmade dolls, china painting, painting in oils, heraldic painting, preservation of wild flowers and many others. Reprint of 1887 edition. Vintage Americana by the beard sisters, two of the founders of Girl Scouting in the Unted States. View more info