The Girl's Own Annual, vol. 4 (1882-83) - Victorian bound volume of The Girl's Own Paper
The Girl's Own Annual, vol. 4 (1882-83) - Victorian bound volume of The Girl's Own Paper
The Girl's Own Annual, vol. 4 (1882-83) - Victorian bound volume of The Girl's Own Paper
The Girl's Own Annual, vol. 4 (1882-83) - Victorian bound volume of The Girl's Own Paper
The Girl's Own Annual, vol. 4 (1882-83) - Victorian bound volume of The Girl's Own Paper

The Girl's Own Annual, vol. 4 (1882-83) - Victorian bound volume of The Girl's Own Paper

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Early 1880s magazine for young women - stories, articles, advice etc., plus illustrations - FREE UK P&P
£36.50

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The Girl's Own Annual, vol. 4 (1882-83) - Victorian bound volume of The Girl's Own Paper
 
"The Girl's Own Annual", vol. 4 (bound volume of "The Girl's Own Paper", nos. 145-196, October 7, 1882 - September 29, 1883) (London, The "Leisure Hour" Office). Victorian hardback book / bound volume of young ladies' magazine (blue-grey bevelled cloth boards with embossed silver, gilt and black printed decoration and lettering, red speckled page edges), 832pp plus index and occasional plates (mainly black and white, two in colour), measuring approximately 22.5 x 28.2 x 5cm (8.85 x 11.1 x 1.95in). A fascinating early volume of this magazine for young women, containing stories, factual articles, poems, music, advice on arts and crafts, fashion, health etc., with numerous illustrations.
 
No dustjacket; the cover is discoloured and marked with some damp stains, together with age wear including scratches and scuffs to the boards, tearing to the spine ends and hinges, and wear and bumping to the edges and corners; the inside covers and endpapers are discoloured with considerable browning and creasing, the front endpaper bearing a pencil inscription; the frontispiece (one of the two colour plates) is badly torn and has been mended (a long time ago) with sticky tape which has yellowed with age; the pages are discoloured with some foxing and other occasional marks, with wear and tanning to some edges, occasional creases and slight tears; there is some weakness to the binding in places. 
 
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Brand The Leisure Hour Office
Code 4/259
Condition Used