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Cycling - The Craze of the Hour
Cycling: The Craze of the Hour is part of 'Found on the Shelves', published with The London Library. A fascinating look at some of the ideas and worries that accompanied the dawn of the Victorian cycling craze.

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Dreadful Explosion of Wallsend Colliery
An account of the Wallsend Colliery disaster of 1835 which claimed the lives of 101 people. Part of our Found on the Shelves series

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Found on The Shelves of The London Library Series 1 - 6 book set
For its 175th anniversary celebrations, The London Library has teamed up with Pushkin Press to produce athese beautifully-designed books containing fascinating and quirky material from the Library’s collection.

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Hints on Etiquette
Tips on how to master Victorian social etiquette - part of our Found on the Shelves series

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Library Book
An architectural journey through the first 165 years of The London Library. Written by architect, author and former Library Trustee Tony McIntyre, the book is illustrated by remarkable images of the building now and in the past. (Price includes postage & handling).

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Life in a Bustle
A fascinating series of Victorian essays on advice to youth in an "Age of Hurry"

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On Corpulence
Willman Banting's extraordinary 1864 dieting pamphlet and Lewis Carroll's essay on Feeding the Mind. Part of The London Library's Found on the shelves series

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On Reading, Writing & Living With Books
A collection of fascinating essays on books, reading and writing. Contributors include Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Virginia Woolf and EM Forster.

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The Gentlewoman's Book of Sports
Extraordinary Victorian essays on what the budding sportswoman of the 1890s needed to know about fishing, cricket, archery, golf, fencing and boating.

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The Lure of the North
Fascinating and quirky 19th century writing on travels to Norway

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The Noble English Art of Self-Defence
From the Found on the Shelves series - reprinted from 1879 with delightful illustrations; boxing tutorials from George Bernard Shaw’s personal instructor

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The Right to Fly
Tales from the first hot-air balloon flight - part of our Found on the Shelves series

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