Stated first edition, with number 1 in the printing line. 256pp. Photographs by Howard Schatz. Foreword by George Vecsey. Afterword by Ira Berkow. Over 200 magnificent photographs, in color and black & white, of the human body in action. A fine copy, in a juacket marred only by some barely visible smudges. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory #
Publication Date: 2002
Illustrator: Howard Schatz
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description A. A. U. (C. J. O'Brien, Inc.), New York, 1932. Condition: In very good condition. First edition. The Olympic issue of the periodical. Inscribed by 3 Olympic champions: Georgia Coleman, Eleanor Holm and Helene Madison. 23, (1) p. Georgia Coleman (1912-1940) American diver, competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam and in the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles where she won the gold medal in the 3 metre springboard even. Eleanor G. Holm (1913-2004) American swimmer, Olympic gold medalist (1932, Los Angeles, 100 metre backstroke). In the movie Tarzan's Revenge (1938) Holm played as the main character of Eleanor Reed. Helene Madison (1913-1970) American swimmer. She won 3 gold medals in freestyle at the 1932 Summer Olympic Games and becoming the most successful athlete there. As an actress she played in the film 'The Warrior's Husband" (1933). She was inducted into the US Olympic Hall of fame in 1992. First edition. The Olympic issue of the periodical. Inscribed by 3 Olympic champions: Georgia Coleman, Eleanor Holm and Helene Madison. Seller Inventory # 479