American Girls Handy Book

A reprint of a gay nineties 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.

Author: Lina Beard

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing

ISBN: 9780804800082

Category: Social Science

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How to Amuse Yourself and Others

These descriptions of leisure-time activities for Victorian girls were designed to cultivate their curiosity and inventiveness, and to help them gain self-confidence regarding their competence and talents.

Author: Lina Beard

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Category: Amusements

Page: 474

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These descriptions of leisure-time activities for Victorian girls were designed to cultivate their curiosity and inventiveness, and to help them gain self-confidence regarding their competence and talents.

The American Girl s Handy Book

“I DO wish some one would write a book like that for girls,” is the remark we have
frequently heard when a new book of sports for boys has made its appearance;
but it was not until the publication of the “American Boy's Handy Book” that it ...

Author: Lina Beard

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493039210

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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Each summer, millions of children complain, "There's nothing to do." Originally published in 1889, The American Girl's Handy Book resoundingly challenges this age-old dilemma by providing a huge number of ideas for fun and instructional projects for young girls. It includes plans for April Fool's parties and jokes, transplanting wildflowers and preserving or pressing them, Easter games and activities, instructions for making a lawn tennis net and the rules of the game, how to make a hammock, corn husk and flower dolls, instructions for making various fans, Halloween parties, making a telephone, painting in water or oil colors, making models in clay and wax, making picture frames, and suggestions for winter games and activities! As with its companion, The American Boy's Handy Book, the girl's book is divided into seasons ensuring fun will be had all year round.

The American Girl s Handy Book How to Amuse Youself and Others

HIS is the children’s own day, and no assumption of dignity on the part of their elders can deter them from exercising the privileges granted to them by acknowledged custom and precedent. “April fool!

Author: Adelia Belle Beard

Publisher: Library of Alexandria

ISBN: 1465612823

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HIS is the children’s own day, and no assumption of dignity on the part of their elders can deter them from exercising the privileges granted to them by acknowledged custom and precedent. “April fool! April fool!” cries my little nephew, as he dances with delight to see his aunt walk out of the room with a piece of white paper dangling from a hooked pin, attached to her dress. “April fool! April fool!” shout the children in the street, thus announcing the success of some practical joke. “April fool!” laughs everyone at the table, when some unfortunate bites into a brown, wholesome-looking cruller, only to find it a delusion and a snare, the coat of a cruller, but the inside of cotton. “April fool! April fool!” is what even the little sparrows seem to chirp, as with a “s-w-h-e-r-r” they sweep down from the tree and, frightening away the kitten, take forcible possession of her bone. What does all this mean? Why is the first day of April called “All-Fools-Day,” and when or where did the custom of the day originate? Who can tell? No one seems to know. Even the derivation of the word April does not appear to have been definitely settled, and this saucy month, with her mischievous tricks and pranks, her surprises and mysteries, fools and puzzles our wisest men. Through many centuries the observance of All-Fools-Day has descended to us. In many climes and many countries this day is chosen as the proper time for playing tricks on the unsuspecting. “Festum Fatuorum,” or “Fools’ Holiday,” is what it was called in England at the time of the arrival of the early Christians in that country. Easily caught like the mackerel, which are plentiful on the French coast in April and are said to be deficient in understanding, the April fool in France derives his name from that fish, and is called “Poisson d’Avril” or “April Fish,” and again, “Silly Mackerel.” From the cuckoo, a bird that does not know enough to build its own nest, the appellation of “gowk” is taken, and is given to the foolish one in Scotland who allows himself to be duped on this day.

How to Amuse Yourself and Others the American Girl s Handy Book

Author: Beard Lina

Publisher: BiblioBazaar, LLC

ISBN: 9781113156167

Category: History

Page: 490

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.

HT AMUSE YOURSELF OTHERS

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.

Author: Lina Beard

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ISBN: 9781362693178

Category: History

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The American Girls Handy Book

The American Girls Handy Book: How To Amuse Yourself And Others This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature.

Author: Lina Beard

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ISBN: 9789390058181

Category: Sports & Recreation

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The American Girls Handy Book: How To Amuse Yourself And Others This book is a result of an effort made by us towards making a contribution to the preservation and repair of original classic literature. In an attempt to preserve, improve and recreate the original content, we have worked towards: 1. Type-setting & Reformatting: The complete work has been re-designed via professional layout, formatting and type-setting tools to re-create the same edition with rich typography, graphics, high quality images, and table elements, giving our readers the feel of holding a 'fresh and newly' reprinted and/or revised edition, as opposed to other scanned & printed (Optical Character Recognition - OCR) reproductions. 2. Correction of imperfections: As the work was re-created from the scratch, therefore, it was vetted to rectify certain conventional norms with regard to typographical mistakes, hyphenations, punctuations, blurred images, missing content/pages, and/or other related subject matters, upon our consideration. Every attempt was made to rectify the imperfections related to omitted constructs in the original edition via other references. However, a few of such imperfections which could not be rectified due to intentional\unintentional omission of content in the original edition, were inherited and preserved from the original work to maintain the authenticity and construct, relevant to the work. We believe that this work holds historical, cultural and/or intellectual importance in the literary works community, therefore despite the oddities, we accounted the work for print as a part of our continuing effort towards preservation of literary work and our contribution towards the development of the society as a whole, driven by our beliefs. We are grateful to our readers for putting their faith in us and accepting our imperfections with regard to preservation of the historical content. HAPPY READING!

The Book Buyer

Honest , wholesome fun runs through the entire book , and a happy time is
assured by its comicalities . AS A DELIGHTFUL SUMMER BOOK FOR GIRLS few
books can be so strongly recommended as The American Girl's Handy Book ...

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The Publishers Weekly

TWO SPLENDID BOOKS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS . THE AMERICAN GIRL'S
HANDY BOOK . By LinA and ADELIA B. BEARD . Profusely illustrated . I vol . ,
square 8vo , cloth , $ 3.00 . Full of information upon the thousand and one things
that ...

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The American Bookseller

Handy Book ; the Misses Beard ' s companion volume , The In the "
Contemporary Science Series , " the latest American Girls ' Handy Book , is
issued in a new and cheaper edition . A new and cheaper edition is also issued
of Mrs . volume is ...

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Boys and Girls Books in the Hartford Public Library 1895

J. 70.3 American girl's handy - book . R. BEARD , DANIEL C. J. 70.4 American
boy's handy - book . R. CAMP , WALTER . J. 70.7 American football . CAMPBELL
, HELEN . J. 70.9 American girl's home book . CASSELL's book of indoor ...

Author: Hartford Public Library

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Category: Children's literature

Page: 103

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Among the Camps

TWO BOOKS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS . Mr . Beard has added sixty new drawings
to his “ American Boy ' s Handy Book , " to illustrate the new games , sports , and
mechanical contrivances which he has incorporated in this latest edition .

Author: Thomas Nelson Page

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Category: Children's stories

Page: 163

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Giovanni and the Other

Tue $ 2.00 THE AJHERICAN Boy's HANDY Book young people , as I have many
requests for advice from my MIKLAR BEARD TWO BOOKS FOR BOYS AND
GIRLS . Mr. Beard has added sixty new drawings to his " American Boy's Handy ...

Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett

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Category: American fiction

Page: 193

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The Making of the Great West 1512 1883

TWO BOOKS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS Mr. Beard has added sixty new drawings to
his " American Boy's Handy Book , " to illustrate the new games , sports , and
mechanical contrivances which he has incorporated in this latest edition .

Author: Samuel Adams Drake

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Category: America

Page: 339

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The Hoosier School boy

TWO BOOKS FOR BOYS AND GIRLS Mr. Beard has added sixty new drawings to
his " American Boy's Handy Book , " to illustrate the new games , sports , and
mechanical contrivances which he has incorporated in this latest edition .

Author: Edward Eggleston

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Page: 181

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The Story of Siegfried

THREE BOOKS OF SPORTS AND GAMES NEW EDITION JUST PUBLISHED OF
THE AMERICAN GIRL'S HANDY BOOK ; OR , How to AMUSE YOURSELF AND
OTHERS . By LINA and ADELIA B. BEARD . With more than 300 illustrations .

Author: James Baldwin

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Category: Legends, Germanic

Page: 306

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Two Little Confederates

THE AMERICAN GIRL ' s Handy Book HOW TO AMUSE YOURSELF AND
OTHERS . ... Everything that girls want to know about their sports , games , and
winter afternoon and evening work , is told clearly and simply in this helpful and ...

Author: Thomas Nelson Page

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Category: Boys

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Presents a boy's-eye view of the Civil War from the southern side.

The Book Buyer

THE AMERICAN GIRLS HANDY BOOK THE AMERICANTOS GERES LxBEARD
AGELASSEARO Alto HANDY Book The American Girl's Handy Book . BY LINA
AND ADELIA B. BEARD . PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED . I VOL . , SQUARE 8vo ...

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A review and record of current literature.

Catalogue of the Public Library Winchester Mass 1892

Duncan , Sara J. 1845.15 American girl's handy book . Beard , L. and A. B.
186.27 American girl's homé book of work and play . Campbell , Helen C.
American home book of in - door games . Smith , Caroline L. . American in
Iceland . Kneeland ...

Author: Winchester Public Library (Winchester, Mass.)

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Category: Library catalogs

Page: 450

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Catalogue of Books in the Portland Public Library

24 American girls ' handy - book . Beard , American Chesterfield . Phila . , 1863 ,
18o . 2319 . 11 L . and A . B . 1332 . 5 American Christian record : containing
American government . Shea , G . 2028 . 22 the history confession of faith ...

Author: Portland Public Library (Portland, Me.)

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Category: Dictionary catalogs

Page: 425

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