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Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad Los Angeles 1984 Commemorative Book - (Autographed) Gold Edition [SIGNED BY 33 ATHLETES]
Published under license from the LAOOC by International Sport Publications, Inc. (The Official Commemorative Book Licensee of the 1984 Olympics). Officially sanctioned by the IOC, Salt Lake City. Quarto. Original leather with gold lettering on spine. Black velvet-covered board with blind-stamped, gold-plated inlay pasted on top of front cover. Blind-stamped lettering on gold plate reads: "Certificate, Pat Foley, Owner, 39 Publisher's Proof, Book Nr." (with blind-stamped facsimile signatures of Paul Ziffren LAOOC & G. Reed Petersen, International Sport Publication, Inc). Ribbon marker. Silk moire endpapers. Book rests in elegant gold-hinged walnut clamshell box. Mounted gold plate with blind-stamped lettering "Gold Edition, Games of the XXIIIrd Olympiad Los Angeles 1984" mounted on box cover. Inside of clamshell lined in black velvet with silk ribbon band. Signed throughout in gold pen by athletes such as Edwin Moses, Mary Lou Retton, Sherri Howard, Denean Howard, Valerie Brisco-Hooks, Cheryl Miller, Henry Tillman, R. Patrick McDonough, Mitchell Gaylord, Peter Vidmar, Ecaterina Szabo, Kathy Johnson, Jeffrey Float, Michael O' Brien, Gregory Louganis, Candy Costie & Tracie Ruiz, Dave Saunders, Pat Powers & Steve Salmons, and others. Also signed by George Plimpton, who wrote the foreword (last few letters on signature slightly smudged). Total of 33 signatures. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions of photographs showing athletes in competitions, opening & closing ceremonies, venues, Olympic officials, etc. Photographs by C. Anderson, V. Gonzales, V. Luke, E. Rosenberge … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ERIC CHAIM KLINE, BOOKSELLER (ABAA ILAB) [Santa Monica, CA, U.S.A.]
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