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The Story of the Bicycle
The Story of the Bicycle
Author: John Woodforde
This is the story of rider-propelled vehicles from the sprain-inducing eighteenth-century hobby-horse to the small-wheeler of today. The emphasis is less technical than social. Michael Faraday rode a hobby-horse and the Prince Imperial of France a boneshaker. Hilaire Belloc used a penny-farthing in his work as a newspaper reporter. Leonard Huxle...  more »
ISBN: 202514
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 171
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Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul
Book Type: Paperback
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