Title: 100 Greatest Moments in Olympic History + ...
Publisher: General Publishing Group, Inc.,; Dream Works Television, Los Angeles
Publication Date: 1996
Book Condition: vg
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: Second printing
Folio. 224pp. Original illustrated dust-jacket over white paper covered boards with gold lettering on spine. Photo-illustrated half-title and title page. On the occasion of the centennial of the Olympic Games, Bud Greenspan - the award-winning documenter who's done more to shape the image of the modern games than anyone - presents a collection of sports achievements and some of the most inspiring stories about the games ever told. The volume is profusely illustrated with over 200 b/w and color photographic reproductions. Includes the Olympiad Poster Collection, 1896-1996, a striking set of 27 colorful posters from each of the 23 Summer Olympiads held from 1896-1996. There is an additional poster for 1924, 1928, 1956, and 1968. Each reproduction poster is 12 x 16 inches and is printed on stiff paper with white borders; all are in fine to as new condition. This collection fits into a modern black portfolio container with the original holding sleeve containing information about each poster, at rear. Dust-jacket, binding, interior, portfolio and posters in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 35744
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