Kinetic jottings : rare and curious books in the library of the old Royal Central Institute of Gymnastics : an Illustrated and annotated catalogue View larger
Idrottshögskolan i Stockholm, Biblioteket
Hagelin (Ove), born 1940

Kinetic jottings : rare and curious books in the library of the old Royal Central Institute of Gymnastics : an Illustrated and annotated catalogue

Stockholm, Idrottshögskolans Bibliotek, 1995
(28 cm), 191 (1) pp., 168 illustrations (1 in colour). Publisher’s printed boards. - A well-annotated catalogue of books on gymnastics and acrobatics, fencing, the dance, and related subjects, including medicine. It ends with the official programme for the fifth Olympic Games held in Stockholm in 1912. “A book which can be read with enjoyment from cover to cover at one sitting, or dipped into. It is also an essential reference work for anyone concerned with any one of its varied themes” (from a review by Roger Gaskell, in The Book Collector, Autumn 1997, pp.462-465). ¶ Light shelf-wear. Very good, unmarked copy.
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