Plans and illustrations pertaining to the candidature of the community of Garmisch-Partenkirchen ... Plans and illustrations pertaining to the candidature of the community of Garmisch-Partenkirchen ... Plans and illustrations pertaining to the candidature of the community of Garmisch-Partenkirchen ...

Plans and illustrations pertaining to the candidature of the community of Garmisch-Partenkirchen for the VIIIth Olympic Winter Games in 1960. Plans et photos pour la candidature de la commune de Garmisch-Partenkirchen aux VIIImes Jeux Olympiques d'Hiver 1960. Pläne und Bilder zur Bewerbung der Marktgemeinde Garmisch-Partenkirchen um die VIII. Olympischen Winterspiele 1960

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Oblong folio (17 3/4" x 16") 30pp. Bolted half blue cloth over marbled boards, as issued. Rare supplement volume to the 1960 bid by Garmisch-Partenkirchen to host the Olympic Winter Games. First page with b/w illustration of the Olympic rings. 32 original full-page b/w photographs of the venues & stadiums as well as graphic prints, mounted on heavy gray card stock with annotations in French, English and German. Average size of photographs 11 3/4" x 9 1/4". One large color fold-out map (23" x 30") of the 'Olympiagelände' resting inside pocket on page 29. Minor discoloration on boards. Wear to edges, small area on bottom edge of front and back board bumped. Slight rubbing and fraying on head and tail of spine. Bottom corners of card stock slightly bumped throughout. Binding in very good, photographs and prints in near fine condition. Scarce. Photographs & prints: Plan of the Olympic Ski Stadium / The Olympic Ski Stadium seen from north-east / The Ski Stadium seen from west / The big Olympic Ski Jump / Administrative buildings and partial view of the stands in the Olympic Ski Stadium / The ski jumps in the Olympic Ski Stadium / Plans of the Olympic Ice Stadium / General view of the Olympic Ice Stadium / Model of the Olympic Ice Stadium with the artificial ice rinks / Inside view of rink I at the Olympic Ice Stadium / The seating section and the clock tower of the Olympic Ice Stadium / The stands on the south side of the Olympic Ice Stadium with the radio booths / The covered middle section of the stadium with the seating section for the guests of honour / The Olympic Ice Stadium at night / Compressor units in the machine room of the Olympic Ice Stadium / Distributing unit in the machine house of the Olympic Ice Stadium / Plan of the Olympic Bobsleigh Run / The finish curve of the Olympic Bobsleigh Run / Terrain of the cross country competitions / The Ladies' Kandahar Run / Besides the main slalom slope at the Olympic Ski Stadium there are other suitable slopes which can be used for slalom at the Hausberg, the Hochalm and on the Zugspitze Plateau / These photographs show that the highways can handle heavy traffic / The auditorium of the theater for meetings and receptions / Hochalmhaus / Emergency ski areas in the event of unfavourable weather./ The location of Garmisch-Partenkirchen with regard to the international travel routes / Fold-out map. Bookseller Inventory # 19223

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Title: Plans and illustrations pertaining to the ...

Publisher: NP n/d

Binding: Hardcover

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