Auction 102

Lot 376:

1936 BERLIN OLYMPICS GROUPING (7)

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Lot of five post-WWII publications exploring the Olympic Games of 1936 in Berlin. It includes ‘THE NAZI OLYMPICS’ by Susan D. Bachrach, 2000, featuring color posters, postcards, and a brochure expanding on the politics and effects of the 1936 Olympics including the later deaths of the Jewish participants. ‘THE GAMES OF 36’ by S. Cohen, 1996, softcover, large format, pictorial, featuring an expanded view of the participants. ‘DAS BERLINER OLYMPIA STADION’ by T. Schmidt, 1993. Reproduction 33 x 23 classic poster advertising the ‘XI. OLYMPIADE BERLIN – 1936’, a film by Leni Riefenstahl. And a color map of the Olympic grounds, ‘LAGERPLAN DER OLYMPISCHEN KAMPSTATTEN BERLIN 1936’, 11.75 x 32.5 inches. Two more minor brochures, seven pieces in total.

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