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Lot 654    SESSION 3 (2.30PM TUESDAY 23RD MARCH)    Literature

Estimate $600

MELBOURNE INVITATION COMMITTEE, deluxe invitation book, to the International Olympic Committee, extending an invitation to celebrate the XVI Olympiad in Melbourne, in 1956, suede bound and bearing in enamel the Coat of Arms of the City of Melbourne on the cover, I-XIV plus 63 pages of black and white photos showcasing Melbourne's sport, culture and wildlife, together with architects' impressions of proposed venues, the arena, swimming pool and stadium, printed in Melbourne, enamelled crest on front cover by Stokes & Sons Pty Ltd. with 'John M.Chapman Collection' bookplate. In excellent condition.

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