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2 edition of picture history of the Olympics. found in the catalog.

picture history of the Olympics.

James Coote

picture history of the Olympics.

by James Coote

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympics -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith an introd. by Jim McKay.
    GenrePictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV721.5 .C63 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination152 p.
    Number of Pages152
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17755031M

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