Various - The Girl's Own Paper. October 1931. 11" x 8¼", 66pp inc. covr, magazine. Contents: Crosswords; Competetion results for August, '31; Our Post Bag; Founders of Wat End School by Theodora Wilson Wilson (sic), illus. J. R. Burgess (part 1 of a continuing serial); That Orfull Girl: Nancy Lends a Hand by Sibyl Haddock (complete story in a series, humourous); Till Summer Comes: Flowers Indoors in the Winter by Muriel Coates; Sourires [smiles] (short, in French); Janet Learns Photography by A. A. Attwood (complete short story); Nancy-Rose by Dora Olive Thompson, illus. Gordon Browne (First 3 chapters of a continuing serial); A New Calendar? by Herbert Searle (discussion of the League of Nations consideration of simplifying the calendar: The Thirteen-Months Calendar and the American World Calendar; interesting); The Phantom Light by Blanche Percival (complete short story); Number Five the Pussery by E. M. De Foubert, illus. John De Walton (first 2 chapters of a continuing serial); The Marked Forehead by Rev. Stuart Robertson (thought for the day sort of thing); Hints to Hikers by Ida Todd; Skip and Keep Fit by Enid Swale (short); Down at Ballyhungerford by Jane Taylor (beginning a literary life, factual). Adverts. Illustrated with a colour front cover (front girls hiking by shore, back monochrome photo framing add.) and within the text with monochrome drawings and the odd photograph. The individual magazines are more interesting than the annuals because they contain adverts, competitions and the full letters section; they are also considerably more scarce.
Cover 'dusty' with slight edge-wear and a couple of water colour test maks on back; previous owner's name faintly penciled at top of front cover; crossword completed; painting competition neatly completed; two adverts partially, neatly, coloured,;a good, generally clean copy.
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