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												The Man on the Medal:  The Life & Times of America's First Great Ski Racer by  John (text)  Dick & Miggs (photos); JEROME
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1995
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 82172)

The Man on the Medal: The Life & Times of America's First Great Ski Racer

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The Man on the Medal: The Life & Times of America's First Great Ski Racer

by DURRANCE, Dick & Miggs (photos); JEROME, John (text)

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  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
ISBN 10
0964847302
ISBN 13
9780964847309
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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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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
82172
Title
The Man on the Medal: The Life & Times of America's First Great Ski Racer
Author
DURRANCE, Dick & Miggs (photos); JEROME, John (text)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0964847302
ISBN 13
9780964847309
Publisher
Dick Durrance Enterprises
Place of Publication
Aspen, Colorado
Date Published
1995
Keywords
0964847302
Bookseller catalogs
>>Outdoor Pursuits & Recreation;

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