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Field Events: Technique, Strategy and Training
Canham, Don (Harold M. Abrahams Editor),
Herbert Jenkins, London, 1953. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Tyler Micoleau. First Edition. foreword by Harold M. Abrahams, introduction by author, glossary and index. The text is illustrated with copious black-and-white drawings by Tyler Micoleau. Green coloured boards with black colour titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Tyler Micoleau, with white, yellow and black coloured titles to the front panel and black-and-white coloured titles to the backstrip. A small book about athletic field events. Sports included are the long jump, high jump, pole vault, triple jump, shot-put, discus, hammer throw and javelin. The various sports are described and equipment enumerated along with specific training. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip along with some rubbing. Rubbing to the lower book edges and there is foxing and light age toning of the textblock edges and internal pages. Offset tanning to the endpapers. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. There is a 2 " tear to the top right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel, with associated creasing. A small closed tear to the lower left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. Rubbing and handling marks to the dustwrapper panels. Some foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (4), 5-111, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Tyler Micoleau. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Field Events; 1950s; Inventory No: 0114462. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0114462  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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