The History of Ski Jumping (Tim Ashburner) soon to be presented for sale on the stupendous BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: Shrewsbury: Quiller Press, 2003, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Signed by the author on the first blank, with short dedication and first name only lacks provenance which is reflected in the absense of premium. Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Tables; Frontispiece; Photographic end papers & blanks; Title page vignette; Cartoon strips;
From the cover: This book fills a large gap in the written records of skiing. It is the first in any language on the history of ski jumping, and appears a hundred years after Norwegian students gave the first demonstrations of their countrys ancient sport in central Europe.
Those early days in Norway and the…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 120 pages. Index. Bibliography. 11″ x 8¾”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing Sport Skiing catalogue?