In 1884, Thomas Stevens left San Francisco on a Columbia high-wheeler with the outrageous goal of becoming the first man to ride a bicycle across the ...Show synopsisIn 1884, Thomas Stevens left San Francisco on a Columbia high-wheeler with the outrageous goal of becoming the first man to ride a bicycle across the United States. Once he reached Boston, he decided to continue on around the world, so he sailed to London for the ride across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. With only a sparse bundle of supplies, he persevered through wild country and rough weather, recording his three-year odyssey in this classic of 19th-century adventure and travel writing. Engravings. Map.Hide synopsis
Description:New. Hardcover reprint of the original 1887-88? edition, Volume...New. Hardcover reprint of the original 1887-88? edition, Volume 2-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: Around The World On A Bicycle, Volume 2. Stevens, Thomas. Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: Around The World On A Bicycle, Volume 2. Stevens, Thomas. London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searles, And Rivington, 1887-88? . Subject: Voyages Around The World.
Description:New. 610 pages. ReInk Books reprint from the 1894 edition. This...New. 610 pages. ReInk Books reprint from the 1894 edition. This paperback book is SEWN perfect bound, where the book block is actually sewn (smythe sewn/section sewn) with thread before binding which results in a more durable type of paperback binding. It can also be open wide. The pages will not fall out and will be around for a lot longer than normal paperbacks. NO changes have been made to the original text. Each page is checked manually before printing. Illustrations, Index, if any, are included in b/w. Fold-outs, if any, are not part of the book. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This book is printed on demand on acid-free paper. (Original publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons)
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