The Boy's Own Book - historical reprint

The Boy's Own Book - historical reprint

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First published in Boston in 1829, The Boy's Own Book is a guide for boys' entertainment from the days before radio, television, and video games. This little book is chock-full of 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. There are math, logic, and word games, science experiments, card tricks and even strategies for winning checkers.

This 316 page historical reprint in paperback celebrates creativity and fun in the hours away from school and work, and is sure to be an invaluable addition to any family bookshelf. 5.6 x 4.5 x 0.9 inches