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1 Olympic Games The Olympic Games Melbourne 1956
Melbourne Colorgravure 1956 1st Edition Green Cloth Good Good Quarto Richard Beck 
Laid in is a Melbourne 1956 Olympics POSTER, designed by Richard Beck. " It [is] a simple clean-cut design showing a white 3-leaf invitation card half-folded and standing out from a bright blue background. It carried a reproduction in color of the Coat of Arms of the City of Melbourne on the rear fold and the 5-ring Olympic symbol on the front." Melbourne was the first Olympics held in the southern hemisphere. This is a reprint done in New York City by Adlee Co. It measures 20 by 13 inches, folded twice, and with thumbtack holes at the top. This book and poster were shipped to sportsman Philip K. Wrigley (owner of the Chicago Cubs, and Wrigley Gum Co.) from their Australian subsidiary in Sydney, in 1957, with the original mailing label laid in. 006109 
Price: 200.00 USD
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2 Richardson, Merrick Abner Looking Back. An Autobiography
Chicago Privately Printed (Charles H. Kerr Spine stamp) 1917 First Edition Cloth Very Good- Sm 8vo 
Richardson was a tin manufacturer, and writer in Chicago and Oak Park. This work has many good Chicago stories. Author won the first two hundred mile Fox River Bicycle Races. Also describes his travels in the Holy Land, and Southeast Asia, Hawaii, the South Pacific, and Australia. Includes personal recollections of John Brown years before Harper's Ferry.Stain along top edge and fore-edge of front board, otherwise very good. 006161 
Price: 20.00 USD
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3 Twain, Mark Following The Equator
Hartford, CT The American Publishing Company 1897 1st Edition Pictorial Cloth Very Good Thick Octavo Peter Newell, Dan Beard, A.B. Frost and Others 
The first state of the title-page with single imprint, also signature code 11 on p. 161. Twain's account of his last great tour, across America to British Columbia, by ship to Hawaii, the Pacific Islands, Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand, South Africa 005810 
Price: 500.00 USD
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