The Practical Way to Keep Fit

I picked up a set of about 12 self-help manuals in a charity shop a few weeks back. They have proved to be mightily entertaining. I think Harry Robert’s 1939 volume ‘The Practical Way to Keep Fit’ is superb. The illustrations are of particular amusement. Here are some choice cuts.

Formal Bathroom Tricks

Tea is medicine

Pesky Court Shoes

Relieved by the Outburst

Fitness for one man

Impervious to cats

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