The Man on the Medal: The Life & Times of America's First Great Ski Racer
by DURRANCE, Dick & Miggs (photos); JEROME, John (text)
- Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
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Aspen, Colorado: Dick Durrance Enterprises. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1995. Hardcover. 0964847302 . A handsome tribute to noted skier, ski resort developer and ski photographer Dick Durrance. With 200 duotone (b&w) photos, which depict the early days of skiing in the US and elsewhere. With preface by Warren Miller. News clips about this book laid in. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards, measuring 11-1/2 in. wide x 10 in. tall. With image of Durrance and title in gilt to cover; gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket also with a photo of Durrance flying down a slope, and a mirror image of same as used on the National Ski Association of America gold medal. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, and slight bookshelf white paint transfer to lower edge; otherwise a clean, bright and unmarked copy. Price-clipped jacket is like new but with slight creasing to edges.; Oblong Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xii, 177 pages .
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- The Man on the Medal: The Life & Times of America's First Great Ski Racer
- DURRANCE, Dick & Miggs (photos); JEROME, John (text)
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- Used - Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
- ISBN 10
- ISBN 13
- Dick Durrance Enterprises
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- Aspen, Colorado
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