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100 YEARS OF THE OLYMPIC MARATHON

A thorough statistical record of the Olympic marathon. Paperback. 8vo. 152pp. Very good condition.

£40.00

THE 1908 OLYMPIC GAMES ~ RESULTS FOR ALL COMPETITORS IN ALL EVENTS, WITH COMMENTARY

Statistical compilation of results with commentary. 4to. 516pp. including tables. Original dark blue buckram. Very good condition.

£75.00

THE AUSTERITY OLYMPICS - WHEN THE GAMES CAME TO LONDON IN 1948

A look at the London Olympic Games of 1948, put on in the context of post-war rationing and thriftiness. 8vo. 350pp. Dust-wrapper, fine.

£8.00

THE AUSTERITY OLYMPICS - WHEN THE GAMES CAME TO LONDON IN 1948

A look at the 1948 Olympic Games in London. Paperback. 8vo. 350pp. Very good condition.

£5.00

THE CRUISE OF THE BRANWEN: BEING A SHORT HISTORY OF THE MODERN REVIVAL OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES, TOGETHER WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE ADVENTURES OF THE ENGLISH FENCING TEAM IN ATHENS IN MCMVI

Cook captained the English fencing team in Paris in 1903 and Athens in 1906, and was subsequently involved in the organisation of the Olympic Games in London in 1908. The Branwen was the name of the boat

£350.00

THE FIRST LONDON OLYMPICS 1908

The story of the London Olympics of 1908. Paperback. 8vo. Good condition.

£4.00

THE FIRST LONDON OLYMPICS 1908

The story of the London Olympics of 1908. 8vo. Dust-wrapper, very good. Good condition.

£7.00

THE GAMES OF '36: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE 1936 OLYMPICS IN GERMANY

Photographic history of the Berlin Olympics of 1936. Paperback. 4to. 236pp. A very good copy.

£8.00

THE GAMES WAR: A MOSCOW JOURNAL

A personal account of the controversial Moscow Olympics in 1980. Paperback. 8vo. 236pp. A good copy.

£5.00

HISTORY OF ANCIENT OLYMPIC GAMES

Fine history of the Olympic Games in the ancient world. 1st edition. 8vo. Dust wrapper sl. frayed on top edges, otherwise very good.

£6.00

THE HISTORY OF OLYMPICS

Revised edition published in the run up to the contraversial 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. This profusely illustrated book forms a pictorial review of the games from 1896 to 1976 complete with lists

£10.00

IT'S HOW YOU PLAY THE GAME. THE INSIDE STORY OF THE CALGARY OLYMPICS

The story of the Winter Olympics on Calgary in 1988. 1st edition. 8vo. 338pp. Dustwrapper, a very good copy.

£11.00

LES JEUX OLYMPIQUES

A history of each Olympic Games with a large statistcal section. Written in French. Paperback. 8vo. 224pp. Good condition.

£5.00

THE MODERN OLYMPIC GAMES

History of the modern games with a focus on the personalities who have shaped the Olympics.  1st edition. Large 8vo. Dust wrapper edgeworn, otherwise very good.

£7.00

THE MODERN OLYMPICS STORY

A look at the history of the Olympic Games by a well-known Hungarian sports journalist. Paperback. 8vo. 183pp + section of photographs. Some neat marks to margins. Covers are creased in places with some

£20.00

MUNICH 72

Like his previous books about the Tokyo and Mexico Olympic Games, this is the Observer journalist's record of a tense fortnight in Munich. 8vo. 152pp. 16 plates. Dust-wrapper, a very good copy.

£10.00

THE NAZI OLYMPICS

Detailed history of the 1936 Berlin Olympics. 1st edition. 8vo. 316pp. Photos. Dust wrapper, spine a little sunned, otherwise very good.

£9.00

OLYMPIC CAVALCADE

History of the Olympics, with a chapter on each Games up to Berlin in 1936. 8vo. 243pp. Original green boards. Very good.

£7.00

OLYMPIC FOLLIES - THE MADNESS AND MAYHEM OF THE 1908 LONDON GAMES

A humorous but factual account of the somewhat ramshackle 1908 London games, moved to the city at the last moment in order to avoid a major dispute between Milan and Rome, it rained for two weeks solidly... 1st

£14.00

OLYMPIC FOLLIES - THE MADNESS AND MAYHEM OF THE 1908 LONDON GAMES

A humorous but factual account of the somewhat ramshackle 1908 London games, moved to the city at the last moment in order to avoid a major dispute between Milan and Rome, it rained for two weeks solidly... Paperback.

£4.00

THE OLYMPIC GAMES - THE FIRST THOUSAND YEARS

History of the ancient Olympic Games. 1st edition. Large 8vo. 138pp. Very good in dust wrapper.

£9.00

OLYMPIC STORY

The story of the olympics with results and records since 1896. 1st edition. 8vo. A good copy in edgeworn dust wrapper, with tape marks. 

£4.00

OLYMPIC WINTER SPORTS IN NORWAY

Lavishly produced promotional book announcing Norway's hosting of the 6th Winter Olympics in 1952. Notes on the sporting conditions and general tourism material. 1st edition. Folio. 224pp. black and white

£35.00

SCHONHEIT IM OLYMPISCHEN KAMPF

Photographic monograph on the 1936 Berlin Olympics by propagandist and film-maker Leni Riefenstahl. A beautiful and scarce collection. 1st edition. Small folio, 284pp. captioned photos. Internally very

£150.00

SILVER FERN AT TOKYO - STORIES OF NEW ZEALANDERS AT THE GAMES OF THE 18TH OLYMPIAD

Combined with the New Zealand Athletics Almanack, 1964. Paperback. 8vo. 80pp. Good condition.

£20.00

THE STORY OF THE OLYMPIC GAMES 776BC TO 1976

Comprehensive history of the Olympics from three of America's best-known sportswriters. Revised edition. 8vo. 575pp. Photos. Dust wrapper has a few marks but generally a very good copy.

£12.00

XIV OLYMPIAD - AN ILLUSTRATED RECORD

A pictorial record of the organisation and behind-the-scenes at the 1948 London Olympics. First edition. 8vo. 100pp, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Limited edition of 2500 copies. Dust-wrapper, lightly

£60.00

XVII OLYMPIAD ROME - 1960

Three-volume preview of the 1960 Rome Olympics, published by Banca Commerciale Italiana before the Games. All vols 8vo. 146pp. + 216pp. + 45pp. Vol. 1 covers the history of the Games, vol.2 

£50.00

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