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

     


Welcome to my summer 2016 Sale -
Olympic Games Books and Olympic Memorabilia Sale.

I specialize in History of Sport and the Olympic Games.
Professionally I am Physical Education teacher (BS., MAT., Ph.D/abd.)
and an Olympic & Sport Historian. I conduct research, writing & consulting
on a contract basis.

Harvey Abrams-Books was founded in 1979
On the web since 1996

This entire website is being rebuilt in July 2016.
Today is July 23, 2016.
I am still correcting all errors and links.

Harvey Abrams, BS, MAT, Ph.d/abd
Olympic & Sport Historian

1992 Barcelona Olympic Games
Official Report
-
Memoria Oficial de los Juegos de la XXV Olimpiada Barcelona 1992
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Available in either
the ENGLISH language edition or
the SPANISH language edition

4 volumes, 1776 pp.





Original Price in 1992 was $600
My usual price is $499 postpaid
My usual sale price is $399 postpaid

BUT - SUMMER 2016 Price is only:
$299.00 postpaid in the USA and
$399.00 postpaid worldwide or....


Take 2 copies and save even more...
Pay only $499.00 for 2 copies postpaid in the USA
Pay only $699.00 for 2 copies postpaid worldwide

1936 Berlin Olympic Games


Cavalry Saddle used in the
Equestrian events by
Carl W. Raguse (USA)

SEE the 1936 Olympic Games
Cavalry saddle HERE

Price....$15,000

GYMNASTICS POSTER
Sponsored by the IISOH



This is a public service for the IISOH,
a non-profit corporation. The poster
is designed as a generic gymnastics poster to
promote the sport of Gymnastics anywhere in the world.
The IISOH wants to sell this WHOLESALE to:

Original Vintage 1928 Olympic Poster
AMSTERDAM Olympic Games



SEE THE 1928 POSTER HERE

Price - $18,000 postpaid

Original, Vintage
Ludwig Hohlwein
1936 Winter Olympic poster



Price: $4,300.00

Ludwig Hohlwein (1874-1949)

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

Original, Vintage
1972 Munich Olympic Sports posters

OVERSIZE POSTERS
Used in Airports, train stations, etc.
HURDLES or GYMNASTICS
PRICE: $375.00 each, postpaid.

Free shipping worldwide via media rate

Otl Aicher was the head designer

Gymnastics
Posters & Books


GYMNASTICS: The Art of Sport
by Eileen Langsley

see also....

1972 Munich Olympic Gymnastics poster


Look for something new to be posted here soon.

Look for something new to be posted here soon.

1972 Munich Olympic poster
by Allen Jones



$450.00 plus shipping

1972 Munich Olympic poster
by David Hockney


David Hockney open edition poster....$ 145.00 postpaid (USA)
- David Hockney open edition poster....$ 190.00 postpaid (worldwide)
- Limited edition of 4,000 is also available!
- Limited edition of 200 is NOT available.

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

$20.00 postpaid
See the wrestling poster & a discount schedule here
for using this generic, historical poster
as a fund raiser for your team....


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

ORIGINAL OLYMPIC POSTERS

28Posters.jpg



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

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

Olympia 2
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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


  • Official Report of the
    1940 Winter Olympic Games
    in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
    (cancelled)


    RARE
    In German

    Including a separate letter
    explaining the cancellation
    Cloth covers
    VG+ condition, some foxing.
    $3,200.00 postpaid

    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.
    These educational pages have been relocated to the IISOH
    where they will be permanently hosted.
    See these pages here....

    PUBLIC NOTICE

    International Institute for Sport and Olympic History


    has changed its name to the

    International Institute for Sport History
    (IISOH)

    effective November 8, 2011

    The IISOH is a Pennsylvania non-profit educational, literary and research corporation under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. The IISOH was organized to operate a Library and Museum for the History of Sport, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance, Sport in Art and the Olympic Games.

    The IISOH website was hosted here from 2001 to 2009 as a public service and has moved to its own website at

    http://www.iisoh.org



    Fencing Books & Collectables

    Fencing Books
    Over 100 lots of antiquarian and out-of-print books on Fencing in English, French, German and Spanish.
    Inquire for available stock - inventory to be done this summer.


    ANNOUNCEMENT

    Winter 2016

    Winter Olympic Games Collection
    Medals, Memorabilia, Uniforms, etc.
    retired referree's collection
    coming here soon!!

    Winter Olympic Collection


    HUNDREDS of items are being catalogued and will be listed here - from the personal collection of an international figure in Figure Skating - a retired referree - including uniforms, medals, books, souvenirs, - a beautiful Winter Olympic Games collection.


    SITE NAVIGATION PAGE
    A LIST OF ALL PAGES ON THIS WEB SITE

  • HARVEY ABRAMS-BOOKS
  • Olympic Games & Sport History pages
  • International Institute for Sport History

  • Self Defense Instruction
    GUEST SPEAKER
    HARVEY ABRAMS
    Personal Defense
    Instructor
    By Appointment only.

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

    RARE English edition
    1936 Berlin Official Report, 2 volumes

    1936 Garmisch-Partenkirchen Official Report,
    German edition


    Official Report of the
    1940 Winter Olympic Games
    in Garmisch-Partenkirchen
    (cancelled)


    RARE
    In German

    Including a separate letter
    explaining the cancellation
    Cloth covers
    VG+ condition, some foxing.
    $3,200.00 postpaid



    HARVEY ABRAMS-BOOKS
    Services

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

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

    (OUTDATED PAGE BEING UPDATED AUGUST 2016)

    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.


    Questions?
    Want to place an order?

    email: Olympicbks@aol.com

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


    Catalog Sales, Private Treaty sales & Auctions
    Catalog Schedule & Subscriptions

    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. Originally published in 1993-1994 the catalog is out-of-print. But there is some remaining inventory still available - inquire about the inventory if interested.


    Central High School
    CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
    of Philadelphia, PA

    Class 226
    Web page hosted by Harvey Abrams

    The 50th anniversary reunion of the 226 will take place in 2017. Go here for details. See the link to the CLASS DIRECTORY which will link to individual pages for each class member.

    226 Class Directory listing almost 500 classmates

    (Book)

    FASCINATION of BOXING


    50 Years
    International Amateur Boxing Association

    Volker Kluge, editor-in-chief.
    Berlin: International Amateur Boxing Association, 1996.
    192 pp., plus 16 pp. unpaginated Appendix with statistics.
    ISBN: 3-00-000314-2

    50th Anniversary of the International Boxing Association (Federation)

    row 10, column 3 -
    look for something to be added here.

    Contact - Kontakt


    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





    Host to the Central High School of Philadelphia
    Class 226 web pages



    Latest page updates July 23, 2016

    I am rebuilding and updating all of the pages on this web site - please send me the url of broken links!




    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 - the "226")
    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
    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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