----- Original Message ----- From: Rodger Friedman <email@example.com> To: Jill DiMauro <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2000 6:41 PM Subject: RE: Historic holiday gifts for cyclists
> Dear Jill,
> Thanks for inquiring about the Italian cycling magazines. Here is a
> complete list of available issues and prices. I would be happy to send more
> information or digital photos of the covers, if any of them interest you.
> Rodger Friedman
> Rare Book Studio, ABAA
> One Mystic Circle
> Tuxedo, NY 10987
> 845 351 5067
> La Gazzetta dello Sport: supplemento illustrato. August 12, 1948. 16
> pages. Coverage of the "Tre valli varesine," one of the classic
> Coppi-Bartali races, in which Coppi took a spill early on, lost 4 minutes,
> and came back to win the race. Full-page cover photo of Coppi and Bartali
> in a breakaway. Bonus clipping from the daily Gazzetta dello Sport covering
> Coppi's victory. $45
> La Gazzetta dello Sport: supplemento illustrato. October 14, 1948. 16
> pages. Coverage of the Abetone, featuring full-page cover photo of Fausto
> Coppi, Ortelli and Maggini coming around a Bolognese curve. $40.
> La Gazzetta dello Sport: supplemento illustrato. October 28, 1948. 16
> pages. Coverage of Louis Bobet and Fausto Coppi at the Giro di Lombardia,
> which Coppi won. Full page cover photo of Coppi, mouth-breathing, on his
> bike. $45
> 1949 was arguably Fausto Coppi's greatest year. He became the first rider
> in history to win both the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France.
> Lo Sport Illustrato. March 24, 1949. Full page cover photo of Coppi in
> agony during the Milano-San Remo, which he won. 8 pages internal coverage,
> with many extraordinary photos. Very good condition, with only minor
> fraying at edges. $45
> Lo Sport Illustrato. April 21, 1949. Cover photo of Coppi hugging his
> beloved brother Serse who had just taken an upset victory in the
> Paris-Roubaix. Also on the cover is a photo of Fausto Coppi riding in the
> Fleche-Wallonne. Much internal coverage and photos, and bonus clippings
> covering the Paris- Roubaix and the Fleche-Wallonne from Gazzetta dello
> Sport and La Stampa. $40
> Lo Sport Illustrato. May 12, 1949. 16 pages. Coverage of Coppi's
> record-setting performance in the Giro di Romagna. Full-page back cover
> photo of Coppi after the race. $40
> La Gazzetta Sportiva. March 20, 1949. Newspaper clipping. Full front page
> with banner headline, "Fausto Coppi re-takes Sanremo, demolishing Olmo's
> famous record" (Fausto Coppi rinince la 'Sanremo' demolendo il famoso record
> di Olmo). $15
> La Gazzetta dello Sport. April 11, 1949. Newspaper clipping. Front page
> with banner headlines on Fiorenzo Magni's victory in the Tour de Flandres.
> Lo Sport Illustrato. June 16, 1949. 1/2 page cover photo of Gino Bartali
> breaking away in front of Pasotti and Coppi. Extensive internal coverage.
> Fine back- page photos of Coppi and Bartali with others. $40
> Lo Sport Illustrato. July 14, 1949. 16 pages. Coverage of the Tour de
> France. Full page cover photo of Fausto Coppi, Fiorenzo Magni and Gino
> Bartali in action. Extensive internal coverage includes photo of Gino
> Bartali with his teammate Francesco Corriere in bed together in their
> pajamas. $45
> Lo Sport Illustrato. July 21, 1949. 16 pages. Coverage of the Tour de
> France. Two ½-page cover photos of Coppi in the French Alps with Gino
> Bartali. Extensive internal photo coverage. $40.
> Lo Sport Illustrato. August 25, 1949. 16 pages. Coverage of the World
> Championship in Copenhagen. 1/2-page front cover photos Van Steenbergen
> (who took the title) and Coppi each leading files of cyclists. Bonus
> clipping of the daily issue of La Gazzetta dello Sport August 22, 1949,
> coveing the championship. $40
> Lo Sport Illustrato. April 13, 1950. 16 pages. Coverage of the
> Paris-Roubaix, the Tour de Flandres, and the Giro di Calabria. Full page
> cover photo of Coppi sprinting ahead of Fiorenzo Magni in the Paris-Roubaix.
> Lo Sport. June 14, 1951. 32 pages. Coverage of the Giro d'Italia, which
> Coppi lost to Fiorenza Magni. Cover photo of Coppi congratulating Magni.
> Interior full-page color photo of Louis Bobet. $40
> Lo Sport Illustrato. June 22, 1950. 16 pages. Covers the period following
> the Giro d'Italia where Coppi crashed and fractured his leg. Full-page
> cover photo of a smiling Coppi recovering in a hospital bed, being visited
> by a child who is identified as a fan. $40
> Lo Sport Illustrato. July 19, 1951. 24 pages. Coverage of the Tour de
> France. Front cover photograph of Coppi, Hugo Koblet (who won the Tour),
> and Bobet. Inside photo of Gino Bartali shaking hands with Sugar Ray
> Robinson! Back cover action photo of Robinson fightin Randolph Turpin in
> London. $45
> Lo Sport Illustrato. June 5, 1952. 32 pages. Coverage of the Giro
> d'Italia--one of the classic contests between Coppi and Bartali (and Koblet
> and Magli and Gemingnani). Plagued by accidents in 1950 and 51, Coppi
> returned in '52 to win the Giro with stunning command of the field.
> Full-page cover photo of Coppi taking a corner, witht he headline (in
> Italian) "Coppi is back in his kingdom." Extensive interior photo coverage
> of the crucial Venice-Bolzano leg of the Giro. Back page photos of Bartali,
> Magni, Gemignani and Ferdi Kubler. $50
> Lo Sport. July 10, 1952. 32 pages. Extensive coverage of the Tour de
> France. Full-page cover color photo of Fausto Coppi receiving a kiss from a
> young lady. $40
> Sport Illustrato. June 11, 1953. 32 pages. Coverage of the period between
> the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France. Cover photo of Gino Bartali and
> Fiorenza Magni. Article speculates on the success of Italians competing in
> the Tour de France without Coppi. Extensive coverage of cycling world.
> Full page color photo of Coppi. $40.
> Epoca. November 14, 1952. 104 pages. Full page cover photo in color of
> Coppi. The magazine prints a long letter addressed to the sporting world
> from Fausto Coppi, defending himself against personal and professional
> attacks. The magazine also covers the death of artist Henri Matisse. $35.
> Stadio Sport (newspaper) announcing the death of Fausto Coppi, 3 January
> 1960. The eight-column banner headline reads, "Sports world mourns the
> death of Fausto Coppi" (Per la morte di Fausto Coppi lo sport mondiale in
> lutto). The entire front page and 3 internal pages (of only 8 total) are
> devoted to memorializing Coppi's career in words and pictures. The dramatic
> front page photo shows Coppi on a snow-covered mountain peak. One article
> is entitled "A Chilling Fate" (Agghiacciante destino). The paper had been
> folded in quarters, and so over the years it has developed brown edges along
> the folds. Otherwise, it is sound and entire, if somewhat delicate. $40
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jill DiMauro [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2000 11:16 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: Historic holiday gifts for cyclists
> Please email me your complete list!
> Jill DiMauro
> ----- Original Message -----
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> Newsgroups: rec.bicycles.marketplace
> Sent: Friday, November 24, 2000 2:23 PM
> Subject: Historic holiday gifts for cyclists
> > Rare Book Studio is proud to offer a few historic issues of the Italian
> > sports magazine "Lo Sport Illustrato" from the years 1948-1952.
> > Each of the available issues is dedicated to coverage of European
> > bicycle events featuring Fausto Coppi, Gino Bartali, and the other
> > great Italian and French riders of the period. Coverage of the Paris-
> > Roubaix, the Fleche-Wallonne, the Milano-San Remo, the Giro d'Italia
> > and the Tour de France are all featured in one issue or another.
> > Action photos of Fausto Coppi appear on the cover of nearly ever issue,
> > with extensive photo coverage inside.
> > Please request by phone or e-mail a complete list of availabe issues
> > and prices ($40-$60).
> > Rodger Friedman
> > Rare Book Studio, ABAA
> > 1 Mystic Circle
> > Tuxedo, NY 10987
> > 845 351 5067
> > firstname.lastname@example.org
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> > Before you buy.