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The bicycle--that curious invention

by Stephen Leek

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Published by T. Nelson in Nashville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bicycles -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Bicycles and bicycling.

  • About the Edition

    Traces the invention and development of the bicycle, describes some unusual models, and discusses its use in peace and war.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Stephen and Sybil Leek.
    ContributionsLeek, Sybil, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL410 .L35
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5421426M
    ISBN 100840762607
    LC Control Number73014878
    OCLC/WorldCa701650

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