Titre : Coliseum '32 - '84
Éditeur : Omega Electronics, Bienne, Switzerland
Date d'édition : 1985
Reliure : Hard Cover
85 pages, well illustrated (many in color), diagrams, maps, plans, cloth, dj, 8-1/2 inches by 12 inches, very good. Title on dust jacket, 'Coliseum '32-'84, Ars et Scientia Temporis Mensurae'. Text by J.P. Bovay, Photography by N. Batori, T. Duffy, J.M. Etienne, D. Keller, NASA, Agence Sygma, M. Widmer. Illustrations by D. Will. 'A work of art, a work of beauty, an anonymous work, a work intended for the masses, for men, for life - the logical culmination of the principle of purpose', B. Cendrars. From the dj, 'This work, the first of its kind, which, by tracing through documents and hitherto unpublished material, presents the art and science of sports training. Of legendary construction, the Los Angeles Coliseum is the only stadium to have been the site of two Olympic Games, with athletics, the basic sport, providing the pretexxt and the link. Text in French, English and German. Preface by Juan Antonio Samaranch, President of the International Olympic Committee. Message of Mr. Primo Nebiolo, President, Association of Summer Olympic International Federations. Much on the work in electronic timing, placing and measuring done by Swiss Timing Ltd, Omega Sports Timing, Longines Electronic Timing and Jena Optical in the 1984 Olympic Games, also the early work of Gustavus Town Kirby on filming competitions at high speed and recording simultaneously a reference time on each image. N° de réf. du libraire 14012
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