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4 December 1909

Contents include:

Held as Hostages - The Terrifying Experience of Two English Boys in Samoa
The Coin Collector - The Mail Coach Halfpennies
The Equestrian Statues of London
A Secret Harbour - The Story of an Adventurous Cruise
An Encounter with an Angokok
For the King
The Lantern-Bearers - A Story of the Scottish Highlands
and more

Published weekly in London, & sold for a penny. It was probably the most well-known British periodical for boys

Well written, it concentrated on tales of adventure, interesting events & discoveries around the world, & articles about sport & hobbies

"Boy's Own Paper promoted a vision of plucky, gallant boyhood and ideal masculinity and ideal worlds to millions of young men - all round the British Empire"
More information about The Boy's Own Paper can be found at this link:

16 pages
3 column format
204 x 275 mm

Good condition. Roughness at spine from binding, corners bumped and chip missing from front page corner

A fascinating read; special collectible


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