This is a VERY RARE original May 24, 1901 issue #136 of French magazine La Vie Illustre featuring Bicycle Racing Champion MAJOR TAYLOR on the cover for his famous race against Edmond Jacquelin. Major Taylor was only the second African American to become champion of the world in any sport (boxer George Dixon was the first).This oversized magazine measures about 10 3/4" x 13 1/2". It is intact and there are no marks or tears. Please see pics for condition and feel free to ask questions. Please see my OTHER LISTINGS for more CYCLING MEMORABILIA.
All items guaranteed authentic and original. The item "1901 MAJOR TAYLOR La Vie Illustre Magazine Black American Cycling Bicycle Racing" is in sale since Sunday, June 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Vintage Sports Memorabilia\Publications\Magazines". The seller is "wildcardantiques" and is located in Mill Valley, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.