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The Official Treasures of Le Tour de France

The Official Treasures of Le Tour de France

Author Luke Edwardes-Evans, Serge Laget

Regular Price: £35.00

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Hardback
64 pages
266 x 304mm
Published May 2012
ISBN 9781780970875
Series: Treasures
Book Summary

The Treasures of the Tour de France comprises an authoritative narrative account of each major era in the sport up to and including the 2011 Tour. The reportage is complemented by features on the superstars and the memorable moments for each of the eras. It also contains 40 facsimile items of rare sporting memorabilia integrated into the pages of the book. The reader can relive the dramatic events that have entranced the watching millions by holding and examining souvenir brochures, period newspapers, posters, stickers, postcards and items of correspondence from leading figures associated with the epic sports event.

Author Bio

Serge Laget was eight years old when, on holiday in the south of France, he watched the Tour de France go by. He was hooked and has followed the Tour ever since, covering it as a journalist for LEquipe newspaper since 1987. He has written many bookson cycling, including Le Cyclisme, La Saga du Tour de France and La Belle Epoque du Cyclisme. He lives in Paris.

Reviews

"An eye-popping history of the great event." The Times magazine

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