Various: The Girl's Own Paper, August 1931.

Various - The Girl's Own Paper. August 1931. 11" x 8ΒΌ", 66pp inc. covr, magazine. Contents: Crosswords; Competetion results for May/June. '31; Our Post Bag; The Secret of Trelant by Marguerite Austin (complete short story); A Memory of Alice by May Pemberton (as in 'Looking-Glass'); Cat's Cradle by Marion B. Stanford (complete short story); Hesperus and Phosphorus by Endi Swale (short, star gazing); Orders of Chivalry by Horace Wyndham; The Lump and the Limit: The Limt Makes a Discovery by Sibyl Haddock (complete short story, part of a series); Ice-cream without a Freezer by Margaret Haig (short); Shall we ever Fly to School? by Norah Cameron (includes an aireal photo of Croydon airport, captioned); The Ages of Animals (short); The Old Brigade by May Wynne (chapters 9 and 10 of a continuing serial); Barbara' s Book by Mary Shelley (complete short story); Violets for Luck by Estrith Mansfield, illus. John de Walton (chapter 3 of a continuing serial); The Tale of a Bag by Dora M. Hardesty (complete short story); A Drinking Fountain for Birds and Animals by M. H. Crawford (short); Knowing by Rev. Stuart Robertson (thought for the day type thing); A Marine Aquarium by W. H. Morris. Adverts. Illustrated with a colour cover (front girl on ship-deck waving, back a Sharp's Toffee add.) and within the text with monochrome drawings and the odd photograph. The individual magazines are more interesting than the annuals because they contain adverts, competitions and the full letters section; they are also considerably more scarce.

Cover 'dusty' with a few rubs/marks; spine wear; original owner's name lightly pencilled at top of front cover; crossword completed in pencil; partially completed colouring competition; good, generally clean copy.


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