Tuesday, May 3, 2016

London Library rediscovers Cycling as a Cause of Heart Disease

Cycling: The Craze of the Hour, which is published next week by Pushkin Press, collects together two other pamphlets with Spencer’s 1877 guide: George Herschell’s 1896 Cycling as a Cause of Heart Disease, discussing the alarming implications of the “craze of the hour”, and Barry Pain’s 1905 His Last Pupil, about a cycling instructor who can’t ride a bike. Read more.

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