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1887 Vol-1 `Around the World on a Bicycle` From San Francisco to Teheran by Thomas Stevens (Original, not a reprint)
Item# BookAntq-A-1887a [BookAntq-A-1887a]
Categories: Books-Antique,
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AVAILABLE TO SELL, I HAVE A DUPLICATE OF Volumes 1 & 2.  This is a 1st edition with the green spine & cover which are decorated with the silver high-wheel bicycle (the cover also has Mercury and The Angel). Published by Charles Scribner`s Sons of New York. Vol-1 has 547 pages of story with over 100 great illustrations plus several more pages of advertising, dedication and introduction. Dedicated to Colonel Albert A. Pope, of Boston Massachusetts, `whose liberal spirit of enterprise, and generous confidence in the integrity and ability of the author, made the tour possible by unstinted financial patronage, is this volume respectfully dedicated.` There is a color portrait of Thomas Stevens sitting atop his high wheel (by Kelly-1887) on the frontispiece. The dimensions are 6 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. In the picture gallery there are additional photos of this Volume and Vol-2.

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This photo is of the First Editions of Vol-1 & Vol-2 together with one of the book-ends from this collection.


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Portrait on the frontispiece of Thomas Stevens by Kelly-1887


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A view of the front covers of both Vol-1 & Vol-2 together


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Three pages have a corner that is bent and partially torn. These are pages 107/108, 109/110 & 111/112.


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Another view of the three damaged pages


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A view of the back covers of both Volumes

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