The Best of "Girl"

The Best of "Girl"

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For a teenage girl growing up in 1950s' Britain, "Girl" was essential reading. Each week there'd be another gripping serial installment; advice column "Mother Tells You How" would provide wise words on how to care for goldfish; "Concerning You" would reveal how to choose spectacles that suit your face and the Girl picture gallery of lovely paintings to cut out and keep would feature pin-ups of the day such as Humphrey Littleton, Princess Margaret and various garden birds. "The Best of Girl" is a fascinating window on this hilariously wholesome bygone age of fine upstanding virtue for those too young to remember it, and a completely compulsive nostalgia trip for those who aren' more

Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 260 x 335mm
  • Carlton Books Ltd
  • Prion Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • colour/bw artworks & photos
  • 1853756113
  • 9781853756115
  • 2,490,077

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Serial comic stories including: Nurse of the Year; Claudia of the Circus; Belle of the Ballet; The Chalet Hotel Mystery and Model Girls. Regular features including: Mother Tells you How; What's Your Worry?; Adventure Corner and Girl Picture Gallery. All reproduced in facsimile form from the original more

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