Across Asia on a Bicycle The Journey of Two American Students from Constantinople to Peking. Thomas Gaskell Allen, Jr., William Lewis Sachtleben.

Across Asia on a Bicycle The Journey of Two American Students from Constantinople to Peking

New York: The Century Co., 1894. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xiv, 234 pages. Very Good. A few extremity rubs. Endpaper split along lower hinge, but expertly repaired with Japanese tissue. Old prior owner name in pencil on front pastedown.

Allen and Sachtleben graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 1890 and immediately set sail for Liverpool. There began this amazing bicycle journey of some 15,044 miles which they completed in just under 3 years. Nice copy of this uncommon first edition. Bound in green cloth over boards with gilt stamped upper board, top edges gilt.

Item #11546

Price: $200