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©1894 Vol-1 `Around the World on a Bicycle` From San Francisco to Teheran by Thomas Stevens (Original, not a reprin
Item# BookAntq-A-1888c [BookAntq-A-1888c]
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AVAILABLE TO SELL, THIS IS A DUPLICATE!  This is a later edition of the famous book AROUND THE WORLD ON A BICYCLE; the color of the hard cloth cover is dark blue. Published by Charles Scribner`s Sons of New York in 1894. Vol-1 has 547 pages of story with over 100 great illustrations plus several more pages including the dedication, preface and introduction. The 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 x 8 1/2 inches. This book was the property of the Hartford Public Library; the last date it was loaned out was in September of 1938. In the picture gallery there are additional photos of this Volume and Vol-2.

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This book was at one time the property of the Hartford Public Library. This is a view of the inside first two pages.


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A picture of the picture of Stevens on his high-wheel and the title page. The prop is simply holding the pages open for the photo.


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The copyright & dedication pages


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A view of the cloth covers of volume-1 & volume-2 so you can see the two different shades of blue colors


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A view of the cloth covers of volume-1 & volume-2 so you can see the two different shades of blue colors. The flash photo exaggerates the light blue color of Vol-2. In reality there is not so big a difference between the blue colors (Vol-2 is slightly a lighter shade of blue).

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