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The Boy's Own Book

  • William Clarke
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Paperback, 316 pgs. A guide for boy's entertainment from the days before radio, television, and video games, first published in 1829.  This book is full of great advice on many "minor sports and pastimes," including swimming, fishing, and archery, as well as invaluable how-to instructions on everything from learning sign language, to making a pea-shooter, or a kite, or a kaleidoscope.  Ther are math, logic, and word games, science experiments, card tricks, and even strategies for winning checkers.

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