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London: Stanley Paul, 1960, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Frontispiece; Appendix;
From the cover: White City, London, July 19th, 1957 time 8 p.m. Thirty thousand spectators are hushed in expectancy. They are joined by millions of television viewers for the most publicised mile in British athletic history.
All but one of the runners most of them famed throughout the world move nervously to the start. There is the green vested Irishman, Ron Delaney, Olympic 1,500 metres champion blonde Czech Stanislav Jungwirth, the fastest 1,500 metres runner in the world dark handsome Polish champion Stevan Lewandowski muscular Yorkshireman Ken Wood debonair Oxonian Alan Gord…
Introduction by: Herb Elliott
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. A little wear to the edges of the dust wrapper with a nick to the head of the spine.
Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 175 pages. Index. 8¾” x 5½”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I charm you with my array of books shown in my Sport Athletics catalogue?