Unsigned book: V. Olympiaden, Olympiska spelen i Stockholm 1912 i bild och ord. [The 1912 Olympic Games at Stockholm in Pictures and Words]. First edition, limited issue, numbered 570/2500. Stockholm: Centraltryckeriet, 1912. Hardcover bound in full red leather with edges fully gilt, 13.5 x 10.5, 526 pages. With text in Swedish, English, German, and French, this well-illustrated deluxe volume chronicles the 1912 Games. Coverage includes the pentathlon and the newly created decathlon, both events won by Jim Thorpe. In very good to fine condition, with rubbing to corners and spine ends, and marbled endpapers cracked at hinges.
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