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1971 'Bicycles and Tricycles of the Year 1886' by Harry Hewitt Griffin. (Original, not a copy)
Item# BookAntq-B-1971 [BookAntq-B-1971]
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Limited Edition, #307 of 750. There are dozens of valuable illustrations of English bicycles, tricycles, component parts and sundries of the period around 1886. This book is a very valuable source of reference. See the picture gallery. The condition is mint, the dimensions are 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches.

Picture Gallery for this Item (click images to enlarge)

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The introduction page

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One of the several advertisements with valuable illustrations and information

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An advertisement for the "Facile Safety" produced by Ellis & Co. of London

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One of the many high wheel bicycles illustrated in this book. There is detailed text about each bike illustrated and additional text about some bicycles not illustrated.

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One of the many high wheel bicycles illustrated in this book. There is detailed text about each bike illustrated and additional text about some bicycles not illustrated.

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One of the many high wheel bicycles illustrated in this book. There is detailed text about each bike illustrated and additional text about some bicycles not illustrated.

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One of the many high wheel bicycles illustrated in this book. There is detailed text about each bike illustrated and additional text about some bicycles not illustrated.

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One of the many high wheel bicycles illustrated in this book. There is detailed text about each bike illustrated and additional text about some bicycles not illustrated.

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One of the many early tricycles illustrated in this book. There is detailed text about each tricycle illustrated and additional text about some tricycles not illustrated.

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One of the many illustrations with detailed description of a component part of bicycles and/or tricycles of the period.

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The Signal brand cyclometer; there is a full page of text about this item which was invented and patented by M.D. Rucker who was well known in the cycling world at the time. It has 3 dials to register the mileage to (1) 10 miles, (2) 100 miles and (3) 500 miles.

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The Anglo-American Saddle, an 1886 introduction made by Lamplugh & Brown (they make about 20 patterns. It consists of a triple union; (1) saddle, (2) springs and (3) leg guard-two large flaps which serve as a trouser guard and are most efficient for the purpose.

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