First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with titles in gilt to the upper board and spine, illustration in black to the upper and lower boards. 794 pages, with over 100 black and white photographic plates and illustrations throughout. A superb near fine copy, the binding square and tight showing a little bumping to the corners, the cloth exceptionally bright and without fading. The contents are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. A beautiful example, given the size and weight of this volume, copies in anything approaching this condition are rare.
The official report of the 1908 Olympics containing comprehensive details including the full programme, full code of rules for each sport, lists of all competitors and results, supported by over 100 illustrations.
Stock code: 13798