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The Bicycle

A Miscellany on Two Wheels

ISBN: 9781788840941 (HB - E)

Squeeze the brakes, sit back and coast downhill with this irreverent collection of cycling memorabilia. The Bicycle is packed with pictures, fun facts, and light-hearted commentary, gathering photographs of vintage bikes, John Bull puncture repair kits, and misspelled signs rejecting the rights of 'Bycicles' to be locked to railings. Crossing the country from Cumbria to Cambridge, this quaint, pocket-sized manual is a compendium of all things two-wheeled. measured, considered era.

Peter Ashley, the author of London Peculiars, has produced three new books for ACC. Two for the autumn The Slow Train (9781788840927) and The Bicycle (9781788840941) - and one for Spring 2021, The Open Road (9781788840934). This nostalgic three-book series celebrates a slower, old-fashioned way of life. Peter Ashley is an aficionado of British culture, responsible for the Unmitigated England trilogy, Preposterous Erections (his book on folly towers) and London Peculiars (one of the first books in ACC Art Books' bestselling London series). Peter is renowned for his passion for the oddities that make this country unique, as Jonathan Meades has said, "He is the gatekeeper to several generations' memories."

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Forgotten Motoring
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ISBN: 9781788840934 (E/HB)
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ISBN: 9781788840927 (E/HB)
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