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[Photo Album]: Girl Guides, 1923-1927
England: 1923-1927. Near Fine. Softcover. Oblong small octavo. String-tied alligator skin-patterned paper over card covers with "Photographs" stamped in white on front cover. 39 black and white, or sepia-toned gelatin silver images. Various sizes, mostly 2.5" x 3.75" and 4.5" x 2.75", mounted one, two, or three to a page. Captions in ink in a neat hand. Near fine. An album of the Girl Guides at various "District Camps" at Whippingham, Isle of Wight and at Bournemouth and other locations in Western England. Locations, activities, and the names of officers and guides are well-captioned beneath each image. The Guides are shown playing games, in tents, at the beach, at meal time, and in makeshift camp kitchens. An interesting pair labeled "cookies" depicts girls preparing baked goods; a series of six other depicts a "colour party" rally that includes a "knot relay race"; and a high jump event. A pleasing subject specific album of the Girl Guides, well-captioned and with nice images.
Bookseller: Between the Covers (betweenthecoversrarebooks) [Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States]
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