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From newsletter 24:

1 BICYCLES American Bicycle Company. Paris Exposition Catalogue, 1900. New York, American Bicycle Company, 1900. 11,5 x 24 cm (landscape format). Original wrappers. 48 p. Illustrated. Every page with an art nouveau frame. First edition. Slightly loosening. With a discrete 'L' in pencil on lower cover. Excellent copy.

€ 200

* Exquisite catalogue for the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris of a company that was formed in 1899 from 42 bike manufacturers. Wrappers designed by Will H. Bradley. With 37 different types (from Columbia to Fay), all illustrated and described in French. Not in Worldcat.


2 BICYCLES De Sportdame. Voordracht voor een dame. Amsterdam, N.W. Lienard Everts, (about 1900). Original wrappers. 8 p. First edition. Very delicate publication. A bit browned and brittle.

€ 25

* 'The Sport Lady. Recitation for a Lady'. Humorous monologue about female cycling. With a spectacularly flashy cover illustration of a large woman and a tiny man, both medaled, both with a bike.


From newsletter 6:

4  BICYCLES The Bamboo Cycle Co., Limited. London, Bamboo Cycle Co., (1897). Advertising folder. Oblong 18 x 23 cm. 4 p. Entirely printed in blue. With two pictures of bikes and a technical illustration. Very good-fine condition. 

€ 45

* With list prices (varying between 15 and 33 guineas, the last price for a Light Roadster Tricycle). With positive reviews from The Wheeler, The Cycle, Sunday Times, Daily Graphic and several more. 'The Cycle for '97. The "Bamboo" is This Year's Favourite. The "Bamboo" is a Champion Hill Climber. You Can't Beat the Best!' Very rare, fascinating bicycle advertisement.