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Olympia 1936. Olympia Heft-Reihe. Complete 26 Vols. plus introductory booklet


Published by Reichssportverlag, Berlin, 1935
Condition: g+ Soft cover

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Sextodecimo, ca. 1,500pp. Original photo-illustrated two color wraps with black and white lettering on cover, protected in modern mylar. Illustrated title pages. Collection of 26 volumes covering all aspects of the Olympic competitive sports disciplines for the Summer and Winter Olympics compiled by the Propaganda Committee for the Olympic Games Berlin 1936. The introductory booklet provides an overview of all competitive disciplines stating aspects considered in compiling each booklet: 1. History of sport, 2. Merit of sport for character, health, etc., 3. Prerequisites for the respective sport, 4. Technique, 5. Understanding of scores, 6. Records, 7. Schedule. 8. performance charts with room for personal notes, 9. Literature. Volume one elaborates on the Berlin Games as a national challenge including the construction of facilities , the program, and the history of the Olympic Games, volume 26 provides an explanation of the Olympic terminology. Each booklet is profusely illustrate with pertinent sepia toned photographs, illustrations, charts and technical drawings. Text in German. Covers rubbed with light wear along edges. Blocks somewhat age toned. Wrappers and interior in overall good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 37620

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Title: Olympia 1936. Olympia Heft-Reihe. Complete ...

Publisher: Reichssportverlag, Berlin

Publication Date: 1935

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:g+

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