1913 Girl Scout Handbook "Ultra Rare" ONLY 500 Printed

1913 Handbook for Girl Scouts

How Girls Can Help Their Country

by W.J. Hoxie

~ 1 of only 500 printed ~

This is one of the rarest scouting handbooks out t It is the 1913, 2nd Edition. It is dated 1914 on the first page, signifying that is the 2nd Edition. This information was verified and confirmed by the Historic Preservation Dept at GSA Headquarters in New York City.

For starters, this handbook is in exceptional condition. The book is actually nicer than the photos show! T is VERY minor wear on the cover. No creases on the front cover and only a minor corner bend on the back cover. We tried to show how straight this book is with the different photos. Yes, it stands up on edge by itself! Definitely not a floppy, loose book. The pages are crisp and clean with barely any yellowing to be found. T is only one inside page in the book with anything handwritten that we found. The last paragraph on Page 11 discusses that "we are at peace now", but scouts must still be prepared for nursing skills in the event of war. That paragraph is interestingly crossed out with a penciled "X".

Two girls names, Betty Barnes and Bess Lerofoot, along with the troop number ( II ) are hand written on the first two inside pages (as shown in photos). T are no missing or torn pages. T are barely any corner
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