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image of Bikes not Bombs campaign update [5 issues]

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Washington DC: Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, 1990. Five issues of the tabloid-format newspaper, horizontally folded, unevenly toned, with old address labels. Issues present are Summer/Fall and Winter 1987, 1988, 199, and 1990. The main focus of the group was to send bicycles to Nicaragua and encourage a self-sufficient bike industry there. The last issue present here promises… Read more
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£18.65
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Cycles "Bettina" Tours

by [bicycles]

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Published
1920
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£14.92

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St.Andre-de-Cubzac: the manufacturer, 1920. 12p., clear b&w presswork on coated alkaline paperstock, softbound, a pleasant little pamphlet in 7x4 inch stapled buff wraps, illustrated with a bicycle type and stats on every page. A clean fresh copy.
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image of Touring; Revista Mensile del Touring Club Italiano-Milano. [Full year]: Anno XVII, N. 1 Gennaio 1912. 130.000 Copie, Gratis al Soci [through] N. 12 Dicembre

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Milano: the club, 1912. Hardcover. A bound year with the fabulous color covers retained, in attractive cloth: 720p. of coated alkaline paperstock plus extensive ad sections (unpaginated) and subscriber/membership sections (roman numerals, these run over twenty pages) on newsprint. Some ads embellished with spot-color lettering and imagery. Articles are illustrated with plentiful b&w photography, in fine shape, averaging fifty… Read more
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£74.59
image of The Coach-Makers' Illustrated Hand-Book, containing Complete Instructions in All the Different Branches of Carriage Building. Adapted to the wants of every person directly or indirectly connected with the manufacture of carriages. Written and revised by practical men of acknowledged ability and long experience in their several departments

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Philadelphia: I.D. Ware, Publisher Coach-makers' International Journal, 1872. Original issue, re-cased: xiv, 368p., plus 32p period parts ads. Ex Library (provenance on request), minimal markings within, cased into brown buckram boards with utilitarian spine titling and too-bright Dewey decimals. Illustrated with numerous white-on-black plates and vignettes and, as a sort of frontispiece, a fine doublespread steel engraving of a… Read more
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£33.57
image of loose dust blowing against the mountain. Vietnam Landscape Photo Album

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Ho Chi Minh City: Ho Chi Minh General Publishing House, 2004. Hardcover. Unpaginated, perhaps 90 or 100 pages with captioned color site and portrait photos (some in calculated sepia), with brief introductory and terminal comments by the photographer. Small hardbound 7.5 inches square in laminated pictorial boards, dust jacket and light slipcase. Nice copy; we see a couple inconspicuous… Read more
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image of The Third Annual Mint Memorial Day Charity Costume Tricycle Race: [handbill] Monday 27, May 1974

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San Francisco: The Mint, 1974. Single 8.5x14 inch sheet printed with text on one side only, two folds, heavy toning to right edge otherwise very good. Includes prize list, rules and information and an application form. The Great Tricycle Race was a charity event begun in 1972 by the Mint Bar and ran annually until 1993. The pit stops… Read more
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image of Anarchist Bicycle Rally: Confidential Mad Libs

Anarchist Bicycle Rally: Confidential Mad Libs

by Biel, Joe

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Published
2005
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Portland: Cantankerous, 2005. Paperback. [60p.], very good in wraps, 5.5x7 inches. Takes facsimiles of original Portland police reports from the crackdown on Critical Mass (1993-2005), and turns parts of them into mad libs. A key at the end supplies the words used in the original reports.
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The games were coming

by Anthony, Michael

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Published
1968
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1968. Hardcover. 184p., first American edition, very good hardcover in a shelfworn dj with a few closed tears. First published in England in 1963. Afro-Trinidadian writer, novel set in Trinidad about bicycle racing and carnival.
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The Island of Bicycle Dancers a novel

by Adachi, Jiro

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2004
ISBN
9780312312459
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£8.95

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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2004. Hardcover. 233p., very good first edition, first printing stated in boards and bright unclipped dj. Author Adachi (Japanese father, Hungarian mother) was a bike messenger in the Big Apple and taught English as a foreign language. The heroine of his novel is a Korean/Japanese immigrant who gets immersed in nude photos, drugs, violence,… Read more
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Spoke. Issue 1 (Fall 2011)

by Altenberg, Zoe, et al.

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Published
2011
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Santa Cruz: Green Ways to School, 2011. [20p] 5.5x8.5 inches, poetry, prose, drawings, bike information, very good first issue of the bicyclist 'zine in stapled pictorial white wraps. Pro-bike zine.
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Sunday outings in Marin; a guide to scenic drives, garden walks and historical sites

by Dunham, Tacy, illustrations by Troy Dunham

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Published
1989
ISBN
9781877967061
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Novato: Cottonwood Press, 1989. 50p., softbound in 8x5 inch decorated wraps; introduction, brief history, illustrations, numerous line-drawn maps. Reader will find check-marks next to places previous owner visited, otherwise very good in original pictorial wraps. Personal inscription signed by the author.
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image of Chong ran sheng ming de huo zhong: ji Meiguo Tiannaxi zhou jie chu hua ren Li Yongjiang de gan ren gu shi

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Hong Kong: Lu da wen hua chu ban gong si, 2008. 150p., very good in wraps. Biography of Peter Wing Lee (Li Yongjiang), a Chinese-American Tennessee resident who struggled against leukemia to become a champion bicyclist. Text in Chinese.
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£16.41