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The American Boy's Handy Book: What to Do and How to Do It,… (edition 2010)
by Daniel Carter Beard, Noel Perrin (Foreword)
The American Boy's Handy Book: What to Do and How to Do It by Daniel Carter Beard
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0879234490, Paperback)First published in 1882, this is a wealth of projects and games, with practical directions on how to make them, by one of the founders of the Boy Scouts of America. The ultimate pre-TV, anti-couch potato activity book, it answers the question, "What's there to do?"
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:46:52 -0400)
An 1890 manual of pastimes which includes instructions for making kites, fishing poles, a blow gun, boats, and theatrical costumes, and for raising dogs, stuffing animals, stocking an aquarium, and camping.
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