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Lot #3004
Paris 1900 Summer Olympics Official Program

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Extremely rare official custom-bound hardcover program in English for the Paris 1900 Summer Olympics, 6.5 x 9.75, 64 pages, with title page reading: "Republic of France, Universal International Exposition of 1900, Programme of International Contests of Physical Exercises and Sports." The book contains a five-month schedule for events occurring between May 15th to October 9th, with various date and information sections relating to Athletic Games, Bicycle Races, Automobile, Equestrian Sports, Fishing Contest, Fencing, Nautical Sports, Aerostation (carrier pigeons), Shooting, and Gymnastics. In fine condition, with light foxing to endpapers and mild wear to exterior. The English version of the program for these Games is extremely rare.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympics
  • Dates: #544 - Ended January 17, 2019