Stars of the modern Olympics.
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Published by Garrard Pub. Co. in Champaign, Ill .
Written in English


  • Olympics -- Revival, 1896- -- Juvenile literature.

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Edition Notes

StatementIllustrated by Al Fiorentino.
SeriesGarrard sports library
LC ClassificationsGV721.5 .F5
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p.
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5537922M
LC Control Number67015025

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