Thin book, used as part of Melbourne's bid for the 1956 Olympic Games. Hardcover with blue cloth covering, and gold label in centre with discus thrower and text "XVI OLYMPIAD/ 1956". Inside back cover in 'sleeve' typed letter from Australian Prime Minister J.B. Chifley dated 15 February 1949 supporting Australia's bid for the 1956 Olympic Games. Inside front page has F H Pizzey stamp, with address.
0 - Whole: H: 317 W: 248 D: 8mm (H: 12 1/2 W: 9 3/4 D: 5/16")
Bill Pizzey; 1912; 30 May 2000
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Mr. F. H. Pizzey