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The Girl's Own Paper 1886


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Architecture; Or, The Art and History of Buildings, by H.W. Brewer
The Cheese Course, by Phillis Browne
Dips into an Old Cookery Book, by Ruth Lamb
Egging and Breadcrumbing, by Phillis Browne
Fancy Pastry, and How to Make it, by Phillis Browne
French Recipes
Omelettes, and How to Make Them, by Phillis Browne
Waste in Cooking, and How to Avoid It
Bronze Painting, by Blanche C. Saward
Mirror Painting, by Blanche C. Saward
Photography for Girls, by J. Pocock
Wood Engraving as an Employment for Girls, by Richard Taylor
Useful Hints for Examination Candidates, by the Rev. Thomas B. Willson
Unpopular Girls, by a Middle-Aged Woman
Dress: In Season and In Reason (monthly)
Town Gardens, by Dora Hope
A Few Hints on Health and Nursing
A Few Questions Asked and Answered, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
Fish as Food, and Facts About Fishing, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
How to Earn a Summer Holiday, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
Nurses and Patients, by S.F.A. Caulfield
The Position of Body at Work or Studying, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
Tonics: How to Use Them Beneficially, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
Toilet Table Elegancies, by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
"I Remember, I Remember.", by Gordon Stables, M.D., R.N.
What to Do if You Catch Fire
Domesday Book, by Emma Brewer
How to Lay the Breakfast and Luncheon Tables/
How to Live on 100 a Year
The Law of Mistress and Servant, by a Solicitor
A Girl's Rambles Through Haunted London, by James and Nanette Mason
Three Social Evenings, by Anne Beale
Notices of New Music
Afternoon in February - words by Longfellow, music by E. Silas
Berceuse - music by Cecile Hartog
Evening - music by Gordon Saunders
A Little Mazourka (in memory of Chopin) - music by Myles Foster
Mona Spinning - words by Alice Cary, music by Mary Carmichael
My Little Knight - words by Astley Baldwin, music by Elizabeth Philp
Oh Yes, Oh Yes, Oh Yes (part song for mixed voices) - words from Roxberghe Ballads, 1500; music by C.A. Macirone
Rise Up, My Love - words from "The Song of Solomon," music by The Countess of Munster
See, the Dawn from Heaven is Breaking!
Stay, Fleeting Hour - words by Edward Oxenford, music by Franz Abt
A Widow Bird Sate Mourning - words by Shelley, music by Maude Valerie White
Objects & Antiquities
A Chat About China, New and Old
The Kells Embroideries, by Dora de Blaquière
Elizabeth of Siberia, or, Prascovie Lopouloff
Flora MacDonald, by Lily Watson
Lady Jane Grey: A Historical Sketch, by Lily Watson
Joan of Arc, by Lily Watson
"I Once Knew an Earl:" A Girl's Grateful Memories of the Late Lord Shaftesbury, by H.A. M'Caul
Ida Pfeiffer: A World-Wide Traveler, by Edward Whymper
A Swiss Poetess, by the Rev. John Kelly
The Travels of Miss Bird, by Edward Whymper
Two Lady Alpine Climbers, by Edward Whymper
Stay-at-Home Girls, by Dora Hope
Verbarium: An Indoor Game for People of All Ages
The Art of Traveling, by Thomas B. Willson
The "Girls Own" Tour of the Colonies: New Zealand, by Emma Brewer
The "Girls Own" Tour of the Colonies: Tasmania, by Emma Brewer
Two Lady Alpine Climbers, by Edward Whymper
Women's Issues
Between School and Marriage
A Cage-Making Wife by Emma Brewer
The Girls of the World: Facts and Figures, by Horace Bushnell
"Called to the Bar", by Anne Beale
Women as Reporters, by an American Newspaper Reporter
World Cultures
Norwegian Girls, by Fru Alhed Schou
Smuggling by Dogs Between Switzerland and Italy
Spain and Spanish Girls, by Annie Bentley

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Magazine Abbreviations:
CFM = Cassell's Family Magazine GOP = Girl's Own Paper ILA = Illustrated London Almanack S = The Strand
AM = Atlantic Monthly C = Century Magazine D = Demorest's Monthly Magazine G = Godey's Lady's Book H = Harper's Monthly
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