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Olympia 1932: Die Olympischen Spiele in Los Angeles 1932

Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken (Hrs.)

Published by Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken, Altona-Bahrenfeld, 1932
Condition: g+ to vg Hardcover
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Folio. 142, [2]pp. Original gilt and black-stamped blue cloth. Frontispiece portrait of Reichspräsident Paul von Hindenburg. Published by the German tobacco company Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken in Altona-Bahrenfeld as a promotion for the cigarettes and tobacco they produced, this volume documenting the athletes and the most memorable moments of the 1932 Summer Games known as the Xth Olympiad*, is complete with all its medium and large size, color and b&w cards, and a large fold out color chart at rear. Minor shelf wear. Text in German. Binding in overall good+, interior in very good condition. * The 1932 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the X Olympiad, was a major world wide multi-athletic event which was celebrated in 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States. No other cities made a bid to host these Olympics. Held during the worldwide Great Depression, many nations and athletes were unable to pay for the trip to Los Angeles. Fewer than half the participants of the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam returned to compete in 1932. Even U.S. President Herbert Hoover skipped the event. The organizing committee put no record of the finances of the Games in their report, though contemporary newspapers reported that the Games had made a profit of US $1,000,000. Bookseller Inventory # 37673

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Title: Olympia 1932: Die Olympischen Spiele in Los ...

Publisher: Reemtsma Cigarettenfabriken, Altona-Bahrenfeld

Publication Date: 1932

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g+ to vg

Edition: First edition.

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