Cesare Mercandino’s Impianti Sportivi Volume I: Lo sport nelle antiche e nelle moderne (Görlich Editore, 1966) introduces to the principles and history of the architecture of sports arenas. Volume I covers historical and modern sports arenas, football fields, gymnastics centres and such. See also Volume 2 by the same author.
The text is in Italian. The book is richly illustrated with black-and-white photographs, architectural drawings and other illustrative material.
Our copy in stock is in nice condition. The dust jacket has edge wear and a couple of tears, and it is a bit faded. The pages are toned, but clean. The binding is fine.