Official souvenir guide book produced for the London Olympic Games of 1948, 176 pages with illustrations. The cover of the book is colourfully printed with an image of the Houses of Parliament and a sculptural figure of an Olympian, along with the Olympic symbol. As well as giving information about the various sporting events to be held during the Games and on the London venues, the book contains articles on related themes such as the history of the Olympics, sport in Britain and the organisation of the event. There are many illustrated commercial advertisments. The book retailed at 5 shillings.