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Tour de France, tour de force a visual history of the world"s greatest bicycle race by James Startt

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Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 157).

Statementby James Startt ; introduction by Greg Lemond ; preface by Samuel Abt.
LC ClassificationsGV1049.2.T68 S73 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3703301M
ISBN 100811839060
LC Control Number2003270578

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