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The Girl's Own Paper 1881


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The Government of Our Country, by the Hon. Mrs. Armytage
Charity & Poverty
Ladies' Work Among Sailors and Soldiers, by Alice King
My District, and How I Visit It by Dora Hope
Our Bazaar, by Dora Hope
How to Make a Paper Box
How to Wash and Dress the Baby, by Ruth Lamb
Woollen Nursery Ball
All About Coffee, by Sophia F.A. Caulfield
Cooking for Invalids, by Phillis Browne
Pies & Tarts, by Phillis Browne
Puddings, by Phillis Browne
Salads, and How to Make Them, by Phillis Browne
Souffles/Cheese Souffle, by Phillis Browne
Soups, and How to Make Them, by Phillis Browne
Some Egyptian Cookery Recipes for Hot Weather
Thick Soups and Purees, by Phillis Browne
Button-Hole and Satin Stitch
Double Knitting
Drawn Work
Embroidery on Net
Fans, and How to Decorate Them
A Grammar of Embroidery, by Fred Miller
How to Make Bead Flowers, by Marie Karger
How to Copy a Flower
More Hints About Oil Painting, by Crona Temple
Patterns for Knitting
Point Lace Work
Rack-Frame Knitting
Sketching From Nature, by John C. Staples
Sock and Stocking Knitting
Uses for Shells and Seaweeds
Wool Crochet
Cambridge System of Instruction by Correspondence
Durham Degrees for Women
Examinations and How to Prepare for Them, by James Mason
A Girls' Examination in Scriptural Knowledge
Help for Study at Home
How to Improve One's Education
Instruction by Correspondence
A Talk About the Cambridge Local Examinations, by Anne Mercier
The Art of Conversing Agreeably, by S.F.A. Caulfield
Dinners in Society, by S.F.A. Caulfield
The Foundation of All Good Breeding, by S.F.A. Caulfield
How Dressing Gowns Are Made; How to Make a Gentleman's Dressing Gown
Mourning Attire, by S.F.A. Caulfield
Seasonable Clothing and How to Make It (monthly)
Rainbows: An Indian Legend
What the Flowers Say, by James Mason
Some Talks About Gardening, by Cotsford Dick
Window Gardening, by Cotsford Dick
Chilblains, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
Comedones, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
The Eyes and the Eyesight, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
The Holiday: How to Make the Best of It, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
How to Be Healthy, Happy and Beautiful, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
Occupations for Invalids, by Dora de Blaquière
On Summer Drinks, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
The Toilet Table, and What Should Lie Thereon, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
Some Useful Hints on Surgery, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
What May Be Done with Simple Herbs, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
A Word with the Nervous, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
Christmas, by His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury
Easter Eggs, and How the Girls Made Them, by Dora Hope
Mr. Ruskin's May Day Festival at Whitelands College, by J.A. Owen
An Old Christmas Carol
The Art of Shopping, by Mary Selwood
The Difficulties of a Young Housekeeper, and How She Overcame Them, by Dora Hope
The Drawing Room, by Madame Coralie de Lorraine
The Duties of Servants, by S.F.A. Caulfield
The Girls' New House and How They Furnished It, by Madame Coralie de Lorraine
How to Form a Small Library, by James Mason
How to Wash and Iron, by Ruth Lamb
Savings Banks and Clothing Clubs, by Dora Hope
Without a Servant
Notices of New Music
An Old Christmas Carol
The Country in November: The Pine Wood
Our Country Flowers: October
A Brave Woman by Dora de Blaquière
Madame De Stael, by Harriett Childe Pemberton
Mother Shipton and Her Prophecies, by Isabella Rank
President Garfield's Mother
Rachel Wriothesley, Lady Russell, by Louey Eagleston
Two American Heroines, by J.E. Runtz Rees
How to Select and Manage Singing Birds
Our Mutual Friend, Puss, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
How to Keep a Journal, by James Mason
Her Majesty's Household and How It Is Governed, by Ardern Holt
The Queen's Domestic Life, by Ardern Holt
Women's Issues
The "Girls' Own" Club, by Dora Hope
Gentlewomen as Dressmakers, by Elizabeth Lisle
Home Trades: Frame-Making, by S.F.A. Caulfield
Home Trades: Book-Binding, by S.F.A. Caulfield
How to Rear Fowls
How to Write a Story, by An Editor's Wife
Literary Work for Girls, by An Editor's Wife
World Cultures
French School-Girls
A Wedding in China, by A.H. Wall
A Wedding in Egypt, by A.H. Wall

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