The American Girl's Handy Book: Turn-of-the-Century Classic of Crafts and Activities, Lina Beard and Adelia B. Beard, unabridged republication of work originally published in 1887, Dover Publications, 2008, softcover, 5 3/18" X 8 1/2", 474pp.
"For good old-fashioned fun, nothing beats this 1887 gem! Truly a 'handy' book, it shows girls how to make their own amusements, with illustrated explanations that range from hobbies such as needlework and painting to suggestions for planning picnics and playing games..."
This Dover edition is an unedited copy of "The Girls Handy Book: How to Amuse Yourself and Others", published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1887.