The bicycle

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Flammarion, 1996 - Photography - 217 pages
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Review: Bicycle: The History

User Review  - Justin Dove - Goodreads

I thought it was a well-researched history of the bicycle that included a lot of wonderful pictures and illustrations. I think the book could have benefitted from a little clearer organization. Read full review

Review: Bicycle: The History

User Review  - Stephen - Goodreads

Where did the bicycle come from? Bicycle: the History tells the story in exacting detail, beginning in the 19th century. An age of progress and scientific triumph, wherein everyday life was constantly ... Read full review

Contents

Running Machines
23
Introducing the Pedal
41
High Bicycles
58
The Adaptable and Sociable Tricycle
70
The Safety Bicycle
94
Inventing the Pneumatic Tire
109
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41
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Copyright

About the author (1996)

About the Author:
A ballet, vaudville, and jazz dancer, Roger Pryor Dodge was both a musician and a leading jazz critic, writing for such periodicals as Jazz, Jazz Monthly, and The Record Changer. He died in 1974.
About the Editor:
Pryor Dodge is a classical musician, freelance writer, and the son of Roger Pryor Dodge. He is currently preparing a book on the history of the bicycle for the French publisher Flammarion.

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