"Whether you wish to model a flower in wax; to study the rules of etiquette; to cure a headache; to make a will; I hope you will not fail to 'Enquire Within'."First published in 1956, Enquire Within Upon Everything was created as the ultimate household reference guide and remains a real gem of cultural history. Including thousands of fascinating entries, such as how to dance the polka, bake partridge pudding or even declare bankruptcy, this book provides rich insight into the day-to-day life of people living in Victorian Britain. This encyclopaedic guide inspired Tim Burners Lee to invent the internet, influenced by the book's huge array of knowledge contained in one place.
It also records some games and customs that would have otherwise been lost to history, such as the English version of trucco, a croquet-like lawn game.
We offer free standard UK delivery on all orders over £50.
Orders up to £30 are charged a flat fee of £4.95
Orders between £30.01 and £50 are charged a flat fee of £6.95.
Usual UK delivery timescale (excluding custom prints) is between 5 and 7 working days from the date of dispatch. Please allow up to 14 working days for delivery. For custom print delivery pricing and timescales see below.
Royal Mail industrial action taking place in 2023 may have an impact on delivery times to all destinations both within the UK and internationally. These delays are out of our control.
We can also ship most items worldwide.
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Your prints and frames will be handmade by King & McGaw at their Sussex workshop.
Unframed orders are shipped within 5 working days (normally shipped next day).
Framed orders are shipped within 20 working days.
Further information on delivery timescales for custom prints can be found here.
If you are not completely satisfied with your item you may return it within 28 days for a refund.
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Unfortunately we cannot offer a refund on custom prints unless they are faulty or we have made a mistake. Custom prints are exempt as they are made to order.
Author: Robert Kemp Philip