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Stevens, Thomas; Preface by T. W. Higginson
Around the World on a Bicycle Volume 1 from San Francisco to Teheran. VOL 2 From Teheran to Yokohama,
NY, 1888 Published by CHARLES SCRIBNERS Henry Watterson Louisville Courier Binding: HARD BACK BROWN Size: 6 X 8.5 Topic: Illustrated Overall Condition is: FAIR+ Around the World on a Bicycle (Two Volumes) Chromolithograph portrait of the author on his bike in first volume and standard photographic portrait in second volumes. Illustrated throughout. --The first person to pedal around the world. It took him two years, he wrote this two-volume, 1,000-page story about his adventure. * thus vol 1 1887 and companion vol 2 1888 *Volume One:1887 From San Francisco to Teheran, 574 pages; color frontispiece; Signed & inscribed by Author, Oct. 17, 88; Mr. & Mrs. W. W. Chester on occasion of their wedding with compliments of The Author he did not sign his name, general wear, broken hinges, rubbed cover, worn extremities, soil spot at bottom edge & spine, head and foot of spine chipping, and lightly age-toned page margins. ***Volume Two: 1888 From Teheran to Yokohama, 477 pages, BW frontispiece; gift inscription from longtime editor and founder of the Louisville Courier journal newspaper, Henry Watterson, date 1892; general wear, broken hinges, rubbed cover, worn extremities, soil spot at bottom edge & spine, head and foot of spine chipping, and lightly age-toned page margins. Vol. I publishing date is 1887 and Vol. II publishing date is 1888.
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