n/d · Frankfurt am Main
Frankfurt am Main: Wilhelm Limpert in Zusammenarbeit mit der Deutschen Olympischen Gesellschaft, n/d. Softcover. vg. Lg. 8vo. Photographic color wraps with top-edge in orange cloth. Stiff card board back cover, as published. Binding protected by modern mylar. 52 leaves with b/w reproductions of photographs on recto, text on verso. The plates show athletes as well as some children in various types of sports such as alpine skiing, ice-hockey, bob sledding, figure-skating, fencing, judo, gymnastics, rowing, boxing, handball, etc. Some of the athletes shown are: Edgar Basel, Anger Holm, Zenta Gastl, Maria Sander, Günther Dohrow, Rita Czech, Dafoe-Bowden, H. G. Winckler, and others. The photographs were not taken during Olympic events, but at various international competitions, at practice, and other events. Photographs by H. v. d. Becke, Sickert, Clausing, Roebild-Hartig, Schlundt, Kindermann, Helmut Worsch, AP, L. Viereck, Liselott Diem, and others. The text are quotes, poems, excerpts by famous writers such as Goethe, Kipling, Schiller, Lord Byron, Rilke, Heine, Carl Zuckmayer, etc., as well as some unknown & anonymous persons. Very minor creasing and rubbing to edges of front wrapper. Text in German. Scarce 1957 sports calendar. Calendars such as these were published in-between Olympic Games to keep the spirit of the Games alive.
(Inventory #: 24282)