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The Opus, the world's heaviest and most luxurious book, documents the 40 years of the Super Bowl from its inception in 1967 through the big game in Detroit on February 5, 2006, like never before. Celebrating America's most-revered sporting event, the Super Bowl XL Opus is an exhaustively researched and lavishly produced work of art that presents the reader with a truly cinematic experience. Presented in a silk-covered clamshell box, this leather-bound, gilt-edged work measures 20 x 20 inches with more than 850 glossy pages and weighs a record-breaking 88 lbs. All signatures are of high quality and include: Bart Starr, Joe Namath, Len Dawson, Chuck Howley, Roger Staubach, Jake Scott, Larry Csonka, Franco Harris, Lynn Swann, Fred Biletnikoff, Randy White, Terry Bradshaw, Jim Plunkett, Joe Montana, John Riggins, Marcus Allen, Richard Dent, Phil Simms, Doug Williams, Jerry Rice, Ottis Anderson, Mark Rypien, Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith, Steve Young, Larry Brown, Desmond Howard, Terrell Davis, John Elway, Kurt Warner, Ray Lewis, Tom Brady, Dexter Jackson, Deion Branch and Hines Ward.

The Super Bowl XL Opus features exclusive, never-before-seen images taken over the Super Bowl's 40-year history by America's top sports photographers. In addition, legendary Sports Illustrated photographer Walter Iooss Jr. shot specially commissioned portraits of the all the MVPs at Super Bowl XL in Detroit. These one-of-a-kind shots, taken with the Polaroid 20x24" camera, can only be found in the Opus. The Opus is not just beautiful to look at, memoirs from the greats of the game, among them Bart Starr, Joe Namath, and Jerry Kramer, make the MVP pages even more dramatic. The book itself is in NM overall condition with the outer black cover showing a few nicks and corner wear. This book will require additional packaging and shipping charges due to its weight and fragility. This is number 46 of 400, with only these first 400 copies of this strictly limited edition signed by all the living Super Bowl 'Most Valuable Player' award winners.

NFL Super Bowl XL: The Opus MVP Limited Edition Hardcover Book Signed by 35 MVPs Including Starr, Namath, and Brady (LE 46/400)
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Minimum Bid: $2,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $3,900.00
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Sunday, March 3, 2019.
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