The ‘Found on the Shelves’ series marks the London Library’s 175th anniversary. Published by Pushkin Press, each title has been hand-picked from the archives of the London Library and span a wealth of topics from etiquette to cycling.
The books in this series have been chosen to give a fascinating insight into the treasures that can be found while browsing in the London Library. With over 17 miles of shelving and more than a million books, the London Library has become an unrivalled archive of the modes, manners and thoughts of each generation which has helped to form it.
This set of eight titles includes:
A Woman’s Walks
Cycling: The Craze of the Hour
Hints on Etiquette
Life in a Bustle: Advice to Youth
The Gentlewoman’s Book of Sports
The Noble Art of Self-Defence
The Right to Fly
Through a Glass Lightly