The Wheelman Volume 2

The Wheelman Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...president of the League. In this volume will be found general articles, dealing with the subject of 'cycling from the various standpoints that naturally present themselves. "The Uses of the Bicycle" treats of the manufacture, physical development, social and moral influences, clubs, political influence, and the 'cycling press. Are you seeking information about the tricycle? Here is an abundance of tricycling articles: "From John O'Groat's to Land's End on a Tricycle"; "Tricycling in Relation to Health"; "Tricycle Riding "; "The Ideal Tricycle," etc., etc. Besides all this, the first volume of The Wheelman contains many entertaining sketches and stories. We can only mention a few: "The Club Christening," "The True History of that Club Run," "The Bicycle Club attend a Sewing Circle,"--a series of charming, humorous sketches by President Bates; "Bicycling Yarns," by C. A. Hazlett; "Echoes and Shadows,"--a delightful illustrated paper, full of quiet fancy and pleasant reminiscence, by Chas. E. Pratt; "Deacon Noah's Vision"; "Huldah's Romance"; "A Race fo.Life"; "On Both Sides the Sea"; "A Race for a Ribbon." Two serials also begin in this volume, "A Flying Dutchman" and "A Shadow Love,"--both bright, entertaining pieces of fiction. The poetry is of a high order, and is equal to any of our best magazine verse. "A Lament," "'Cycle and I," both beautifully illustrated; "A Midnight Ride" and "A Midwinter Reverie," by S. Conant Foster; "The Poet Wheelman"; "Love on Wheels," and "Song," are the most genuine examples of...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 366 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 653g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236544315
  • 9781236544315