Official Report of the XIV Olympiad (London 1948)
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Price : US $102.11
The Official Report of the Organising Committeefor the XIV OlympiadLondon Games, 1948London: The Organising Committee, 1951
Hardcover, no dustjacket as issued. A nice copy of the official report of the 1948 Olympic Games held in London. Complete results of all the competition with numerous photos, charts, diagrams and accompanying commentary.
Presentation bookplate affixed to front pastedown, some foxing to front and rear pastedowns/endpages (appears to be of a different paper stock than the text), small tears and creases to bottom edge of about ten pages, text otherwise is very nice with no markings, inscriptions, highlighting, etc.
Dark green boards with gilt design and lettering on front and spine; sun faded spine and very dull lettering but boards are in good shape with little edge or corner wear.
Tight and square binding; frontispiece of King George VI; introduction by The Right Hon. Lord Burghley; 580 pages; book measures 8 7/8' by 11 1/2' by 2' thick and weighs 5.4 pounds so shipping will be costly for overseas buyers.
This book is sold (sold on 2008-10-30)
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