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Round the World on a Wheel. Being the Narrative of a Bicycle Ride of 19,237 Miles Through Seventeen Countries… by  John Foster Fraser - First Edition - 1899 - from Tapsell's Books and Music (SKU: 6950)

Round the World on a Wheel. Being the Narrative of a Bicycle Ride of 19,237 Miles Through Seventeen Countries and Across Three Continents By John Foster Fraser, S. Edward Lunn, and F.H. Lowe

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Round the World on a Wheel. Being the Narrative of a Bicycle Ride of 19,237 Miles Through Seventeen Countries and Across Three Continents By John Foster Fraser, S. Edward Lunn, and F.H. Lowe

by Fraser, John Foster

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London: Methuen, 1899. xii, 532 pages plus 38-page publisher's catalogue. B/w frontispiece and about 99 other b/w photos, some of which are full page. Previous owner's signature on upper board, front pastedown, first page of text and page 173. Original pictorial cloth (lightly worn and marked) with titling in black on upper board and the spine (rubbed). Corners bumped and a little worn. A touch of pale foxing on a few pages. Short tears to the cloth at head and tail of spine. A beautiful old book. *A lively and humorous account of a very long and adventure-packed cycling journey which began in mid-1896. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.

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Tapsell's Books and Music AU (AU)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
6950
Title
Round the World on a Wheel. Being the Narrative of a Bicycle Ride of 19,237 Miles Through Seventeen Countries and Across Three Continents By John Foster Fraser, S. Edward Lunn, and F.H. Lowe
Author
Fraser, John Foster
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Methuen
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1899
Keywords
Bicycle Journeys. Cycling.
Bookseller catalogs
Travel; 18th and 19th Century Books; 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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