Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Olympia 1936: Die Olympischen Spiele 1936 in Berlin und Garmisch-Partenkirchen. 2-vol. set (Complete)

Hamburg-Bahrenfeld: Cigaretten-Bilderdienst, 1936. Later printing (1201.-1300. Tausend (Vol. 1), and 1001.-1100. Tausend (Vol.2)). Hardcover. Folio. 127, [1], 165, [3]pp. Original gilt and black-stamped blue cloth. Frontispiece portrait of Adolf Hitler in volume 2. Published by the German tobacco company Cigaretten-Bilderdienst in Hamburg-Bahrenfeld as a promotion for the cigarettes and tobacco they produced, these volumes (vols. 13 and 14) are the two best-known in their series of books, and are devoted to the history of the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin and Garmisch-Partenkirchen. This complete set contains 375 striking b/w cards documenting the athletes and the most memorable moments of the IV Winter Olympiad and the XI Summer Games of 1936. First volume complete with all 175 medium and large size, color and b&w cards, and a large fold out map of the Olympic venue sites in Berlin. Second volume complete with all 200 medium and large size, b&w cards, glossy photos of the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Minor shelf wear and slight soiling on bindings. Text in German. Bindings in overall good+, interior in very good condition. g+ to vg. Item #37672

Price: $125.00