First edition. Three quarter royal blue leather over marbled paper covered boards, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. viii+ 439 pp. plus one page publisher adverts at rear. With numerous engravings by Viscount Bury and Joseph Pennell. A tight, internally clean example, wear to the laether at the exterior hingers and spine strip with some minor creasing and occasional scuff. Classic work on bicycling with sections on history, riding, touring, training, dress, clubs, construction, etc. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Cycling (Badminton Library of Sports and ...
Publisher: Longmans, Green
Publication Date: 1887
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First edition.
Book Description Longmans, Green, and Company, London, 1891. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Viscount Bury; Pennell, Joseph; Keppel, Augustus; Moore, G. (illustrator). Third Edition, Revised. Original publisher's brown cloth binding. 5 3/4" x 7 3/4." Decorative cover and spine. Illustrated with black and white line drawings. 495 pages including index. Nineteen plates and sixty-four woodcuts in text. The book covers many aspects of cycling such as its history, how to train, and the construction of a bicycle. Seller Inventory # 019116
Book Description Longmans, Green and Co, London, 1896. Hard Cover. Condition: Good. 5th Edition. xvii, 400 pages.Frontispiece with tissue guard. Many b/w text illustrations (woodcuts) and b/w plates. Appendix and index. Bookplate verso of front free endpaper. Original brown pictorial cloth with titling on spine and upper board. Gilt faded on spine. Boards worn at extremities. Seller Inventory # 7286