Various: Boy's Own Paper: January 1938.

Various - Boy's Own Paper. January, 1938. 11" x 8½". Contents: 'Champion meets Champion: True Jungle Tales' by George Hogan Knowles; 'Collectors Corner: Masks' by F. W. Burgess; 'Wanderings on the Plain of Troy' by E. Lawson Pelly; 'Famous Footballers Past and Present: IV Goalkeepers' by John Graves; 'A Well-Plucked 'Un!' by H. J. Way; 'How the Earth Goes Round the Sun'; 'Trapping in the Canadian Far North' by Jim Emmett; 'Minor and Major: A Public School Story' by Gunby Hadath (continuing serial); 'On the Road - Through Fog to Fairyland'; 'Shades and Spectres' by Patrick O'Byrne; 'The English Rabbit'; ' - of the Old Block: A story of the Northland' by Alan Jenkins; 'How to Solder' by W. G. Pike; 'Great Personalities in Rugger' by C. Leonard Ross Thomas; 'Pen and Ink Sketching: Hints On' by H. A. Robinson; 'Nature Notes'; 'Intrigue in the Circus: A Tale of the Ring and Tan' by Geoffrey Prout; 'Stamps and Stamp Collecting: Stamp Traps' (fakes and such); 'Old New Year Customs Down on the Farm' by Eric Hardy; 'Schoolboy's Own Exhibition'; plus other items and adverts. Illustrated in monochrome with drawings and photographs. Staples rusty but intact; cover detached; spine wear; slight corner-curling to lower-front corners; slight page-edge browning; good, clean copy. Individual copies of the BOP are more interesting than the bound annuals because they contain all the ephemeral material (adverts; editor's yarns; books, hobbies and gadgets; notice board; new stamp issues; other odds and ends; the cover-art) that is not included in the annuals; and, of course, they are 'as-issued'.

Cover 'dusty' with some fox spots; cover detached; edge-wear; staples rusty but sound (no staining); slight page-edge browning; good, very reasonable copy.


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