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Rhymes of Road and River

Wheeler, Chris. (psued. MacOwen

Published by E. Stanley Hart & Co, Philadelphia, 1885
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition. Square quarto in forest green clothdecorated in black and gilt, all edges gilt; 154 pps. Rare early collection of verse dealing with bicycling in the Victorian era. The collection is divided into four sections, the first two with distinct Philadelphia flavor: "Lays of Lancaster Pike"; "Songs of The Schuykill River"; "Bent Oars and Broken Spokes"; "Cycling Bab Ballads". A tight, bright copy, quite firm in its binding despite the fact that there is splitting to the front hinge; all gilt bright and with just a trace of wear at the extremities. Bookseller Inventory # D8441

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Title: Rhymes of Road and River

Publisher: E. Stanley Hart & Co, Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1885

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First

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