The Girl’s Book of General Knowledge (1933)


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The Girl’s Book of General Knowledge (1933)


Title: The Girl’s Book of General Knowledge

Publisher: Evans Brothers Ltd. No date, inscription dated 1933.

Condition: Hardcover, decorative cloth. Good. Hinge very slightly cracked in the middle, inscription to ffep, slight rubbing and foxing, and slight soiling to back cover. 288pp., pp 7″ by 5″.

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A book of general knowledge meant for girls, written in a question-and-answer form, with various sections including What To Do in Emergencies, Home Management, Health, General Culture, Careers and Etiquette. Find out the correct answers to questions like:

What is the difference between town and country wear?

Why should we insist on fresh air?

How would you clear a choked drain-pipe?

What is the best way to reduce weight?

Is dancing a suitable profession?

..and the short answers to questions like:

Schools of Painting – how to recognise them

Who were the great Greek dramatists?

How does the Parliament control expenditure?