HARVEY ABRAMS-BOOKS
Olympic Games - History of Sport
~
Antiquarian book dealer specializing in
Olympic Games & Sports books,
posters, medals, medallions, badges & collectibles

Olympic Games - Jeux Olympiques - Olympische Spiele
Juegos Olimpicos - Giochi Olimpici

PO Box 732
State College, PA., USA 16804
tel: (814) 321-4018
email: Olympicbks@aol.com

     


NEW items for sale - February 23, 2014
AIBA 50 Years Fascination Boxing
February 10, 2014

1936 Berlin Olympic Games American Cavalry Saddle


Original Vintage 1928 Olympic Poster
AMSTERDAM Olympic Games

SEE THE 1928 POSTER HERE

Buy it today - postpaid....$18,000, or
Best offer over $12,500 by February 23, 2014

1936 Berlin Olympic Games Cavalry Saddle used in the Equestrian events by Carl W. Raguse (USA)
SEE THE 1936 Cavalry saddle HERE

Buy it today - postpaid....$15,000


OLYMPIC MEMORABILIA SALE
Medals - Badges - Pins

GO TO THE SALE LIST HERE
Hundreds of items still to be added.

FASCINATION BOXING

50 Years
International Amateur Boxing Association

50th Anniversary of the International Boxing Association (Federation)


Original, Vintage
Ludwig Hohlwein
1936 Winter Olympic poster

Now Available
PRICE: $3,950.00
Price: $3,950.00

Ludwig Hohlwein (1874-1949)
GERMANY 1936, IVth OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDITION
Lithograph, excellent condition (A-)
Professionally mounted on linen
40 x 25in. (102 x 64cm.)
Free shipping worldwide

*Shipping via US mail priority rate, insured


SCROLL DOWN TO SEE MUCH MORE Consignments accepted
email: Olympicbks@aol.com

Original, Vintage
1972 Munich Olympic Sports posters

OVERSIZE POSTERS
Used in Airports, train stations, etc.
HURDLES or GYMNASTICS
PRICE: $325.00 for each design

Sale price: $325.00 each
Free shipping worldwide via media rate
*Shipping with insurance add $40.00

Otl Aicher head designer


FEBRUARY 2014....ONE POSTER (1) IN STOCK....
OVERSIZE SOCCER / FUSSBALL Available now....$ 450.00 POSTPAID


1992 Barcelona Olympic Games
Official Report

-
Memoria Oficial de los Juegos de la XXV Olimpiada Barcelona 1992



ON SALE
Winter Games sale Price....
just $325.00 - save $150.00!!!

(regular price $475.00 postpaid within the USA)

$499.00 postpaid worldwide


4 volumes, total of 1776 pp. with
Matching Cloth Slipcases

Allen Jones
1972 Munich Olympic poster

Sale price: $400.00

Regular price; $450.00
Sale Price: $400.00

PLUS free shipping

*Shipping via US mail priority rate, insured




- David Hockney open edition poster....$ 145.00 postpaid (USA)
- David Hockney open edition poster....$ 185.00 postpaid (worldwide)
- Limited edition of 4,000 is also available!

- Limited edition of 200 is NOT available.


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    1936 Olympic Games
    Official Reports
    ~
    - Berlin
    - Garmisch-Partenkirchen

    RARE English edition
    1936 Berlin Official Report, 2 volumes

    1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Official Report,
    German edition



    HARVEY ABRAMS-BOOKS
    Services

    1. Buying & Selling, Consignment sales, Appraisal service, Research, writing & consulting

    2. Consultant & Guide to Central PA, Centre County, PA, Penn State prospective students

    3. Internet access dealer for ACCESS995


    Wrestling Poster 1001
    &
    Wrestling Books

    Wrestling Poster
    Ringen Plakate - L'affiche de Lutte
    This Wrestling poster
    is in 5 languages!

    English, French, German, Spanish & Latin.
    Wrestling - Lutte - Ringen - Lucha - Luctatores

    $15.00 plus postage
    See the wrestling poster &
    a discount schedule here....

    A great WRESTLING BOOK ....
    Limited edition of 1500 copies
    Well illustrated!
    Olympic Wrestling
    Throughout the Millennium.


    Olympic Specials - Books, films, etc.
    Current sales list

    Olympic Pin Guide - save 50%

    1996 Olympic PIN GUIDE
    Originally $ 19.95 - now only
    $ 10.00 + postage!!

    Current Sales Page: GO HERE!
    Olympic Games posters, Olympic films; Olympic books

    Munich 1972 Olympics book
    The Olympics of 1972: A Munich Diary
    by Richard Mandell.
    He was a guest of the German Olympic Committee and this is his personal observation, from an insider's view.
    University of North Carolina Press.
    1st edition with dust jacket -- not a reprint.


    Gymnastics Posters & Books

    GYMNASTICS: The Art of Sport
    by Eileen Langsley

    1972 Munich Olympic Gymnastics poster


    Fencing Books & Collectables

    Fencing Books
    Over 100 lots of antiquarian and out-of-print books on Fencing in English, French, German and Spanish.
    You can order NOW!


    CATALOG 19 -- CYBERSALE
    NOW IN PROGRESS

    Catalog 19 - Olympic Games & Sports CYBERSALE
    A fixed-price list of Olympic Games and Sports books, posters, medals and collectables.
    NOW UP: FENCING books (2 pages); DUELLING books(1 page).


    CATALOG 19 sale....

    FENCING BOOKS. -- click here....FENCING BOOKS

    DUELLING books -- click here....DUELLING BOOKS



    Questions?
    Want to place an order?

    email: Olympicbks@aol.com

    Ask a question, place an order, inquire about catalogs or consignments.


          

    ORIGINAL OLYMPIC POSTERS

    Original posters from the Olympic Games

    NOT Available now try back soon



    I have four (4) pages devoted to the POSTERS
    of the 1972 Munich Olympic Games


    Olympia 1
    ~
    My History Page for the 1972 posters officially known as:
    EDITION OLYMPIA

    Olympia 2
    ~
    1972 Munich Olympic
    ARTIST SERIES POSTERS

    Olympia 3
    ~
    1972 Munich Olympic
    SPORTS SERIES POSTERS

    Olympia 4
    ~
    1972 Munich Artist series
    COMPLETE SET of 29 POSTERS


  • 1928 Amsterdam
  • 1932 Lake Placid
  • 1936 Berlin & Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  • 1940 Helsinki


  • International Institute for Sport and Olympic History


    has changed its name to the

    International Institute for Sport History


    effective November 8, 2011


    Olympic Games & Sport History Pages
    Written by Harvey Abrams, BS, MAT, Ph.d/abd,
    Physical & Health Educator, Olympic & Sport Historian.

    These pages are designed to offer basic information on the history and origins of the Olympic Games, ancient and modern, with lots of links to other sites. An educational service in order to promote the Olympic Idea.
    See these pages here....


    Catalog Sales, Private Treaty sales & Auctions

    Catalog Schedule & Subscriptions
    • Catalog 10 - Football (CANCELLED)
    • Catalog 11 - Expositions & World Fairs (SOLD OUT)
    • Catalog 12 - Sports Medicine & Medical Books (CANCELLED)
    • Catalog 14 - Olympic Games & Sports (SOLD OUT)
    • Catalog 18 - Physics & Mathematics Books & Journals (SOLD OUT)
    • Catalog 19 -- ONGOING CYBERSALE.
      Olympic Games & Sports Books, Posters & Collectibles.
      In progress.

      See the links in the left column.
    • Catalog 20 - Olympic Games & Sports Books, Posters & Collectibles. November 2012
      Consignments are invited for Catalog 20. Consignment Brochure is available for free upon request.

    Consignments
    Consignments of Olympic Games material are accepted, such as books, posters, medals and unique collectibles. We do not accept Olympic pins on consignment unless offered as a large collection to be sold in lots. Sports literature is welcome on almost all sport subjects. Books in all other subject areas are welcome only as a large collection to be liquidated (such as physics, history, art, science, etc).

    Sheppard's Book Dealer Directories
    Richard Joseph Publisher's Ltd. & Sheppard's Book Dealer Directories

    We are pleased to be the North American representative of this British Publisher. These book trade directories are essential for all libraries, bookdealers and collectors. Complete listing here.


    World Fairs & Expositions
    World Fairs & Expositions

    Catalog 11 - Expositions & World Fairs is now listed on this site. Published in 1993-1994 the catalog is out-of-print. Remaining inventory is still available - see the entire list of books & medals here.


    How to Pay
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    • PAYPAL is now available, see my page on How to Pay
    International payments via checks & money orders must be drawn upon a US bank in US Dollars, and should be computer encoded along the bottom of the check. All bank fees are paid for by the buyer.

    Pennsylvania residents & deliveries pay a 6% sales tax.

    CLICK HERE for more details on
    HOW TO PAY....




    Central High School
    CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
    of Philadelphia, PA

    Class 226
    Web page hosted by Harvey Abrams

    Read about the 40th reunion that took place in 2007
    I need one of you guys to write about the 45th reunion
    that took place on SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2012

    226 Class Directory listing almost 500 classmates


    Write to us

    Mr. Harvey Abrams
    HARVEY ABRAMS-BOOKS
    Specializing in History of Sport and the Olympic Games since 1979
    P.O. Box 732
    State College, PA, USA 16804

    email: Olympicbks@aol.com

    home page: http://www.harveyabramsbooks.com


    The International Institute for Sport History (IISOH)
    has moved to its own website at

    iisoh.org



    Temporary host to the Central High School of Philadelphia
    Class 226 web pages


    Latest page updates February 23, 2014

    I am updating all pages on this web site - please return often!


    ABOUT ME:
    Harvey Abrams (BS, MAT, Ph.D/abd in Physical Education)
    Educator in Health & Physical Education
    Director of Sport & Student Activities, JFK School, West Berlin, Germany (1982-1987)
    Retired wrestler, wrestling coach, FILA referee
    Personal Defense Instructor
    Olympic Games & Sport Historian
    Independent Scholar, researcher, writer, consultant
    Antiquarian bookdealer, appraiser
    Graphic designer, photographer
    US Olympic Freestyle Wrestling Trials 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984
    International Olympic Academy (IOA) 1981, representing the USA
    Founder, Philadelphia Amateur Wrestling Club (PAWC, 1973)
    Founder, HARVEY ABRAMS-BOOKS (1979)
    Founder, International Institute for Sport History (IISOH, 2001)
    Central HS of Philadelphia (BA degree, 1967)
    Penn State University (BS, 1971)
    Southeast Missouri State University (MAT, 1972-1973/1979)
    Concordia University;
    Boson Sports College, Stockholm, Sweden;
    University of Jyvaskyla, Finland;
    University of Augsburg, Munich, Germany
    Penn State University (Ph.D/abd)



    LINKS - Non-profit, educational corporation: IISOH Library & Museum:
    International Institute for Sport History
    Articles of Incorporation
    IISOH Bylaws
    Board of Directors
    Mission Statement
    Charter Membership Program & Donations
    Donor Acknowledgement - A Public "thank you"
    Endowment Program
    Subject list of endowments
    Sports Philanthropy
    Internship Program 2013

    LINKS -- HARVEY ABRAMS-BOOKS
    Olympic Games & Sports related pages:
    Current Sales List
    1972 Munich Olympic Posters: ART SERIES & VENUE POSTERS
    Catalog 15 - Olympic Games Library Auction
    Harvey Abrams-BOOKS: Buying, Consignments, Appraisals
    Gymnastics books & posters
    Wrestling Poster 1001
    AIBA Fascination Boxing; 50 Years AIBA
    1996 Olympic Games Pin Guide
    1995 Rose Bowl Program, Penn State vs Oregon
    Penn State Alumni
    Physics & Math Books for sale:
    Catalog 18 - Physics & Mathematics (SOLD)
    Physics Journals List (SOLD)
    World's Fairs & Expositions:
    Catalog 11 - Expositions & World Fairs
    Book Trade Directories:
    Sheppard's Book Dealer Directories

    LINK: Central High School of Philadelphia -- 226
    CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL of Philadelphia, PA
    Class 226 -- Main Page

    226 Class Directory listing almost 500 classmates



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