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First published in Boston in 1829, this book is a guide for boys' entertainment from the days before radio, movies, and television. This boook is chock-ful of great advice on many "minor sports and pastimes," including swimming, fishing, and archery, as well as invaluable how-to instructions on everything from learning sign language, to making a pea-shooter, or a kite, or a kaleidoscope. There are math, logic, and word games, science experiments, card tricks, and even strategies for winning checkers.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 320 Vendor: Applewood Books Publication Date: 1996 Dimensions: 5.5 X 4.5 X 1 (inches)
ISBN: 1557095051 ISBN-13: 9781557095053 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours. Ages: 4-8