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The Dumb-Bell

by FERGUSON, W.B.M.

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Published
1927
Condition
Fine
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$450.00

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New York: Chelsea House, 1927. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper but for a small chip on the front panel. Shy, modest, and scholarly boxing champ resists blandishments to cash in on his fame. A lovely copy.
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The Professional

by HEINZ, W.C.

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Published
1958
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$1,200.00

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1958. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First edition. Rear endpapers offset from clippings, else near fine in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with two small chips at the corners of the crown, and a large but faint dampstain on the rear panel. This copy Inscribed by Heinz: "To Jim Kahn - connoisseur-raconteur-colleague-friend. Sincerely, Bill… Read more
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Right to the Heart

by LAMBERT, Reita

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
Published
1939
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$115.00

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New York: Caxton House, 1939. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Page edges browned else fine in a fine, price-clipped dustwrapper with some nominal wear. High society girl Holly goes to her first fight at the Garden and ends up marrying a boxing champ from a poor background - sparks fly. Scarce.
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Watch Out for Willie Carter

by NAIDISH, Theodore

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Published
1944
Condition
Very Good
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$115.00

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New York: Scribners, 1944. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Endpapers heavily offset, small owner name stamp on the front fly, a near very good copy in an attractive, very good dustwrapper with an internal repair and some moderate staining on the spine. Boxing prospect marries Greenwich Village nightclub singer with mixed results. Very scarce.
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