Cesare Mercandino’s Impianti Sportivi Volume II: Lo sport nelle antiche e nelle moderne (Görlich Editore, 1966) introduces to the principles and history of the architecture of sports arenas. Volume II covers swimming venues, horse and bike arenas, skiing centres, motorcar race arenas and such. See also Volume 1 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.