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Treasures of the Olympic Winter Games

Treasures of the Olympic Winter Games
 

Published in association with the official Olympic Museum and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), this history of the Olympic Winter Games contains facsimiles of memorabilia from the Olympic Museum's exclusive archive - including historical documents, tickets, programmes, ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781780973357
Barcode 9781780973357
Published 3 March 2014 by CARLTON BOOKS LTD
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Museum Foundation, Olympic
By Olympic Committee, International
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ISBN-13 9781780973357
ISBN-10 1780973357
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher CARLTON BOOKS LTD
Imprint Carlton Books Ltd
Publication Date 3 March 2014
International Publication Date 16 January 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Museum Foundation, Olympic
By Olympic Committee, International
Category Olympic games
Winter Sports
Number of Pages 56
Dimensions Width: 263mm
Height: 296mm
Spine: 29mm
Weight 1,243g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Winter Olympics
NBS Text General Sport & Fitness Training
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 796.98
Catalogue Code 481586

Description of this Book

Get closer to the world's most exciting sporting spectacle than ever before! Published in association with the official Olympic Museum and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), this lavish volume of treasures brings to life the glorious history of the Olympic Winter Games. Thrill at the incredible exploits of global Olympic legends past and present, from Sonja Henie, Gretchen Fraser, and Jean-Claude Killy to Shaun White and Meng Wang. In addition to hundreds of photographs, more than 20 removable artifacts from the Olympic Museum's exclusive archive include historical documents, tickets, programs, collectible cards, full-size posters, and even a personal letter from a President of the United States.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Staff at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, have written the text under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee, the organisers of the Olympic Games movement. They also wrote the text for the sister publication, Treasures of the Olympic Games.

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