Book titled Melbourne: Invitation to Celebrate the Games of the XXIVth Olympiad Melbourne 1988, published February 1981, limited edition.

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Prospectus
Date Used
Feb 1981
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Brief Description
An orange-creme coloured hardback book, with text in French and English, colour photo images and graphic illustrations. A prospectus for the I.O.C., developed by the Invitation Committee for the 1988 Olympic Games for Melbourne, and the Victorian State Government. Title: MELBOURNE/INVITATION TO/CELEBRATE THE GAMES/OF THE XXIVTH OLYMPIAD/MELBOURNE 1988'. Published in February, 1981, a copy was not sent to the I.O.C. before their meeting regarding the 1988 Olympic City decision in Baden-Baden, Germany, in September,1981, due to Federal Government disapproval of the Bid. This rare book is number 222 of 650 copies. Seoul, South Korea won the vote for the 1988 Olympic Games.
Measurements
0 - Whole: H: 310 W: 365 D: 14mm (H: 12 3/16 W: 14 3/8 D: 9/16")
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Date Used
Feb 1981
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Location
In storage
Registration No
1986.157

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