Three Eddy Merckx Press Photos - Bicycle Cycling Champion

Three Eddy Merckx Press Photos - Bicycle Cycling Champion


Three Eddy Merckx Press Photos. Paris: Keystone Press Agency (all three are overstamped Keystone New York), nd [c.1971]. All the images are near fine with French captions and agency stamps on the versos, approx. 18cm by 24cm. Three unusual off-the-bike press photos of Merckx. Included are: “La Prudence D’Eddy Merckx…,” showing Eddy with his doctor discussing his back issues (resulting from a 1969 crash at the Blois Velodrome); “Quand le Champion Célèbre le ‘Chapitre de Trois Glorieuses…,’” showing Eddy at a celebratory dinner; and “Le Retour du Champion…,” Eddy, with his wife and son, returning from his win at the 1971 World Road Championships in Mendrisio, Switzerland. Merckx is the champion of champions, having won the Tour de France five times, the Giro d’Italia five times, the Vuelta a España once, the World Road Race Championships three times, twenty-eight wins in the one-day classics, several titles in mid-level stage races, and he set the hour track record in 1972. $100.00

Title: Three Eddy Merckx Press Photos - Bicycle Cycling Champion

Author: Eddy Merckx, Keystone Press Agency

Categories: Bicycles,

Edition: Original

Publisher: Paris/New York, Keystone: c.1971

Binding: Press Photos

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 1215

Keywords: Cycling, Racing