Four CTC Cycling Handbooks Britain 1897-1906 (1897 - 1906)

Four CTC Cycling Guides to Britain 1897-1906

Published: 1897 to 1906

Date: 1897 - 1906

Cyclists' Touring Club British Road Book Volume I comprising the Southern Counties (Kent to Cornwall) compiled and edited by F W Cook, published by Shipton, London 1904. 6th and revised edition. In stiff cloth covered boards size 18 by 13 cm. decorated with the CTC symbol and with the title gold-stamped to front and spine. 608 pages. Contains hundreds of suggested routes, complete with the mileage, places en route, notes on the road surface, possible difficulties etc. A wallet or pocket inside the front endpapers has a supplement dated 1893. VG condition. Cyclists' Touring Club British Road Book Volume II comprising the South Midland Counties: Wales and East Anglia, compiled and edited by F W Cook, published by Shipton, London 1906. 3rd and revised edition. In stiff cloth covered boards size 18 by 13 cm. decorated with the CTC symbol and with the title gold-stamped to front and spine. 748 pages. Contains hundreds of suggested routes, complete with the mileage, places en route, notes on the road surface, possible difficulties etc. A wallet or pocket inside the front endpapers has a large folding map on treated cotton (presumably as a weatherproofing) that covers the area in the book. VG condition. Cyclists' Touring Club British Road Book Volume III comprising the Northern Counties- Northumberland, Cumberland, Durham, Westmorland, Yorkshire, Lancashire, portions of Lincoln, Notts, Derby, Staffs, Cheshire & the Isle of Man compiled and edited by R T Lang, published by Shipton, London 1897. A 1st edition. In stiff cloth covered boards size 18 by 13 cm. decorated with the CTC symbol and with the title gold-stamped to front and spine. 456 pages plus advertisements and an introduction. Contains hundreds of suggested routes, complete with the mileage, places en route, notes on the road surface, possible difficulties etc. A wallet or pocket inside the front endpapers has a large folding map on treated cotton (presumably as a weatherproofing) that covers the area in the book. Some rubbing and fraying to the front endpaper by this wallet but binding sound and book in otherwise VG condition. Cyclists' Touring Club British Road Book Volume IV Scotland, compiled and edited by Arthur T Poyser, published by Shipton, London 1901. 2nd and revised edition. In stiff cloth covered boards size 18 by 13 cm. decorated with the CTC symbol and with the title gold-stamped to front and spine. 384 pages. Contains hundreds of suggested routes, complete with the mileage, possible difficulties, places en route, notes on the road surface etc. A wallet or pocket inside the front endpapers has a large folding map on treated cotton (presumably as a weatherproofing) that covers the area in the book. VG condition.

Illustrated
Maps

Condition
VG

Binding
Hardback

£100

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