Official report, 760pp + hardcover, custom made box; "'THE OFFICIAL REPORT / OF / THE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE / FOR THE GAMES / OF THE / XVI OLYMPIAD / MELBOURNE 1956". Report is bound in dark brown leather; cover features Olympic Cauldron and Rings, with gilt inscription: "XVI / OLYMPIAD / MELBOURNE / 1956"; gilt inscription and detailing on spine; marbled endpapers. Box is also bound in dark brown leather, no markings or inscriptions, dark green felt lining.
0 - Whole: H: 80 W: 250 D: 315mm (H: 3 1/8 W: 9 13/16 D: 12 3/8")
0 - Whole: H: 70 W: 565 D: 315mm (H: 2 3/4 W: 22 1/4 D: 12 3/8")
Organising Committee for the Games of the XVIth Olympiad, Melbourne 1956
W H Houston, Government Printer
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by Yvonne and Kevin Meddings.