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Olympics) Riefenstahl, Leni
Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf
Deutschen Verlag, Berlin, 1937. First edition. Gravure plates. 1 vols. 4to. Riefenstahl's magnificent photographic chronicle of the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, including a photograph of Jessie Owens taking off for his world-record jump (p. 100). At the end is a section on the photographer and her team at work. A fascinating production, issued in conjunction with her film, Olympia. Roth 101, pp. 96-7; Auer, p. 255; Parr/Badger I, p.151 ("a lavish photobook") Text in German, French, English, Italian and Spanish. Orange cloth gilt, with discreet previous owner's inscription in German on "Olympic Rings" page, else Fine. In very good plus photographically illustrated dust jacket, with light shelf wear and spine ends and joints re-enforced on verso [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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