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image of Gay Games II / San Francisco '86 [pinback button]

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San Francisco: the Games; mfg. by Awards By Chris, 1986. Pinback Button. 2.25 inch diameter pin with emblem of the games, very good. Originally called the Gay Olympics, a lawsuit forced the organizers to drop the name "Olympics" and the event was renamed the "Gay Games," under which name it continues to exist.
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Beneath the Snow: Covering the resistance to the 2010 Olympics (from Feb. 2010)

by The Friendly Fire Collective

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2010
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Vancouver: Decolonize Vancouver Distro, 2010. [8]p., stapled wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, very good zine.
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Vanoc must die!

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Published
2008
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£9.00

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Vancouver, 2008. [8p.], photocopied zine format in staplebound wraps, very good. Cartoons by the anarchist indigenous activist known as Zig Zag. Opposes the effort by Vancouver to woo the 2010 Olympics. Vanoc stands for the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the games).
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image of Dao ao yun hui qu  到奥运会去

Dao ao yun hui qu 到奥运会去

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Published
1984
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Beijing: Renmin chubanshe, 1984. 64p., staplebound booklet, pages evenly toned. "Going to the Olympics," a celebration of China's participation in the games at Los Angeles.
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Sarajevo

by Boskovic, Zlata, secretary of the editorial board. Ahmed Ceric, et alia, editors

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Published
1983
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£16.50

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Ljubjana: Sarajevo tourist association / "Svjetlost, 1983. Hardcover. Unpaginated, perhaps 150 or more pages printed on alkaline coated paperstock, oversize hardbound in openweave orange-ish cloth boards and glossy dust jacket; clean sound copy, unmarked by any owner or institution, jacket's top margin is crumpled and torn, an else very good copy of this tourism-sensitive production.
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image of Gay Games Amsterdam 1998 August 1-8 friendship through culture and sports [registration booklet]

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Amsterdam: Gay Games, 1998. [48p] 9.5x6.75 inches landscape layout, event listings, registration forms, maps, information, photos, graph, very good booklet in stapled pictorial wraps.
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image of Report of the United States Olympic Committee Games of the XIVth Olympiad London, England July 29 to August 14, 1948; Vth Olympic Winter Games St. Moritz, Switzerland January 30 to February 8, 1948. The story in full detail of the participation by twenty-seven United States teams in twenty-four different sports on the 1948 program of olympic competition

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New York: United States Olympic Association, 1948. Hardcover. 388p., b&w photojournalism on coated paperstock, hardbound in 12x9 inch textured brass-colored boards with a red white & blue device on cover. A little edgeworn, sound and free of markings, a very good copy.
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Die minute des negers

by Weyrauch, Wolfgang

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Published
1953
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Hamburg: Rowohlt Verlag, 1953. Hardcover. 84p., text in German, signed by the poet and dated 1955, very good first edition in pictorial boards and printed glassine dj with torn strip missing from top of back. Free verse poem about Joseph Billings a negro athlete at the Olympics. Weyrauch was a prisonor of war of the Soviets at the end… Read more
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The Eternal Olympics the art and history of sport

by Yalouris, Nicolaos, editor, introduction by Manolis Andronicos

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Published
1979
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9780892410927
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New Rochelle: Caratzas Brothers, Publishers, 1979. Hardcover. 303p., 10x12.5 inches, illustrated with exhibit photography (of ceramics, largely), site photography and fine-arts reconstructions, very good first US edition openweave cloth boards gilt inlightly-sunned dj.
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image of Venus to the hoop; a gold-medal year in women's basketball

Venus to the hoop; a gold-medal year in women's basketball

by Corbett, Sara, Jennifer Azzi

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Published
1997
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9780385486828
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New York: Doubleday, 1997. Hardcover. vi, 342p.+ 12p. photos, very good first edition in boards and unclipped dj. Personally inscribed and signed by the author and team player Jennifer Azzi, #8. European American author on the US women's olympic basketball team.
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The Soviet olympic team and Soviet athletics

by Izard, Ralph

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Published
1953
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San Francisco: The American Russian Institute, 1953. 31p., b&w in-text photoillustration throughout, staplebound 8 x 5.5 inch decorated wraps slightly yellowed, inscribed by Izard.
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image of Special Exhibition: Nezu Art Museum Commemorating the Tokyo Olympic Game

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Tokyo: Nezu Art Museum, 1964. 65p., wraps, illustrated with B&W photos, 6.5x7.5 inches. Postcard and exhibition ticket laid in. Show of classical Asian art for Olympic visitors.
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image of Go to your destiny; foreword by André Farr

Go to your destiny; foreword by André Farr

by Harrison, Alvin and Calvin Harrison

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Published
2000
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9780786867882
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New York: Hyperion, 2000. 157p., profusely illus. with photos of the African American olympians, 8x8 inches, first printing, dj.
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One more victory lap; "my personal diary of an olympic year

by Lewis, Carl, with Jeffrey Marx

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Published
1996
ISBN
9780884970057
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Santa Monica: Athletics International, 1996. Trade Paperback. 225p., scattered illus., signed and inscribed by Lewis and Marx, wraps.
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