Le Cycle 1894
Early French Bicycle Racing & Cycling Magazine
Published in Paris, France
Le Cycle was a weekly published Bicycle & Cycling enthusiast magazine.
Bound book contains 26 issues of Le Cycle published from March 1894 to September 1894.
Page count is approximately 200 pages.
It covers all aspects of cycling from the latest inventions and advancements, to professional racing events and weekly racing results from races in France as well as other parts of Europe.
Articles and profiles on professional racers, such as a young Maurice Garin, who goes onto win the first Tour de France race nine years later in 1903, as well as many other racers of the day
Each of the 26 issues also have a couple of advertising pages with some of the earliest iterations of the bicycle such as the Velographe as well as some of today's most well known bicycle manufacturer's with some of their earliest advertisements. Companies such as Dunlop, Raleigh, Peugeot, and many many others.
Book contains 8 colored plates of cycling racers and 1 black & white plate as well.
26 maps detailing recreational cycling tour routes throughout France.
More than 100 black and white drawings.
- Book is tight within its spine socket.
1 - Exterior boards & spine show signs of wear & age. (see pics. 5,6,7,8,&9)
2 - 1/2" dent located on the spine. (see pic. 8)
3 - Text block & interior pages have age spots, & staining through out. (see pics. 7&9)
4 - All of the tissue cover pages for the 9 plates were removed sometime in the past. (see pics. 1,&2)
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