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Title:Field Events: Technique, Strategy and Training
Price:AUD$12.60 (about USD$9.80)
Item ID:SB00-0114462
Publisher:Herbert Jenkins, London, 1953
Illustrator:Tyler Micoleau
Condition:Very Good
Dust Jacket:Good
Herbert Jenkins, 1953, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First, Illustrated By: Tyler Micoleau

foreword by Harold M. Abrahams, introduction by author, glossary and index. The text is illustrated with copious black-and-white drawings by Tyler Micoleau. Green coloured boards with black colour titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Tyler Micoleau, with white, yellow and black coloured titles to the front panel and black-and-white coloured titles to the backstrip. A small book about athletic field events. Sports included are the long jump, high jump, pole vault, triple jump, shot-put, discus, hammer throw and javelin. The various sports are described and equipment enumerated along with specific training. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip along with some rubbing. Rubbing to the lower book edges and there is foxing and light age toning of the textblock edges and internal pages. Offset tanning to the endpapers. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. There is a 2 " tear to the top right-hand corner of the rear dustwrapper panel, with associated creasing. A small closed tear to the lower left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. Rubbing and handling marks to the dustwrapper panels. Some foxing to the verso of the dustwrapper. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (4), 5-111, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Tyler Micoleau. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Field Events; 1950s; Inventory No: 0114462.
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