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Track and Field by  Jesse Owens - First Edition - 1976 - from Knickerbocker Books and

Track and Field

by Owens, Jesse

Condition: Fine/Near Fine

New York: Atheneum, 1976. 1976 Stated First Edition. FINE in NEAR FINE price intact dust jacket. A fresh, totally unmarked and tightly bound copy. Pages crisp and fine. Pumpkin colored hardcover is clean and sharp - no rubbing or bumping. Binding and hinges firm, intact and straight. Unclipped color illustrated jacket is lightly edge rubbed; one shallow inch long chip from the top edge of the rear panel, near spine. Jacket is in a clear archival protector. Edited by O'Connor. The incomparable 1936 Olympic Champion, Jesse Owens, share techniques for success, from conditioning and warming up to strategies in track and field events, including races, hurdles, jumps, pole vaults, weight events and more. Well illustrated with black and white photos. Edited by Dick O'Connor. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4"; 120 text pages. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.
  • Bookseller: Knickerbocker Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 005280
  • Title: Track and Field
  • Author: Owens, Jesse
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Atheneum
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1976
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sports & Recreation;



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