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By Bread Alone. The Autobiography of a Veteran Cyclist by  Ernie Old - Signed First Edition - 1950 - from Tapsell's Books and Music (SKU: 7957)

By Bread Alone. The Autobiography of a Veteran Cyclist

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By Bread Alone. The Autobiography of a Veteran Cyclist

by Old, Ernie

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Melbourne: Georgian House, 1950. 183 pages. Many b/w photos. Signed by the author in his usual style (Äutographed by Ernie Old for"...) on the flyleaf. Original green cloth with gilt titling on the spine. Slight damage to title page gutter. The price-clipped dustwrapper is chipped and worn and has several sticker repairs. Scarce. *"It is not only a grand story of amazing cycling exploits, but an absorbing tale of pioneer farming in Victoria's wheat country, a young man's account of his experiences in the South African War, and a family man's story of his war experiences in 1914-18 in Egypt, Gallipoli and France" (dustwrapper blurb).. Signed by the Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.


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By Bread Alone. The Autobiography of a Veteran Cyclist
Old, Ernie
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Used - Very Good
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First Edition
Georgian House
Place of Publication
Date Published
Cycling. Ernie Old. Veteran Cyclists.
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Biography; Cycling;

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About Tapsell's Books and Music

Tapsell\'s Books and Music is in Rutherglen, a small country town in North-East Victoria, Australia. The bookshop, which was established in 1993, sells fine, old and general secondhand books and vinyl LPs. Rutherglen is well worth a visit and is a lovely, unspoilt country town in a famous winegrowing district. Wine + books = heaven. Phone: 0435 340 526. International phone: +61 435 340 526.


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