Title: Ten Thousand Miles on a Bicycle
Author: Karl Kron
Publisher: Karl Kron
Publication Date: 1887
Jacket condition: None as issued
Notes: Rare copy of an early account of bicycle touring. Self-published as a "Subscribers' Autograph Edition" with pledge number (3432), subscriber's name and author's signature on a separate page tipped in to back of frontis. This page has age toning and tears. Initial signature of frontis (featuring the author's bull dog, tissue overlay, title page/copyright page are completely detached from binding. Small section of pages are bumped at top corners. Gilt on top edges shows wear. Back hinge is starting to separate. Cover has decided surface wear; front is glossy, back is dull. Top of spine edge is missing, bottom edge is frayed. Cover corners are worn through. Bumps to bottom edge of covers.