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British Boxing

by BATCHELOR, Denzil

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Published
1948
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Very Good
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$20.00

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London: Collins, 1948. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Eight plates in color, twenty-seven in black and white. Front hinge a little tender, very good or better in about very good dustwrapper with moderate overall wear. An attractive copy of this book in the Britain in Pictures series.
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The Magnificent Rube: The Life and Gaudy Times of Tex Rickard

by SAMUELS, Charles

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Published
1957
Condition
Fine
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$65.00

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1957. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in a slightly spine soiled, near fine dustwrapper. Biography of a colorful fight promoter. An unusually nice copy.
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$65.00
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"Ruby Robert" Alias Bob Fitzsimmons

by DAVIS, Robert H.

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Published
1926
Condition
Very Good
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$75.00

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New York: George H. Doran, 1926. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Owner's small stamp front pastedown, very good or better lacking the scarce dustwrapper.
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$75.00
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Shake Hands and Come Out Fighting

by STRONG, L.A.G.

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Published
1953
Condition
Fine
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$30.00

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London: Chapman & Hall, 1953. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Stated cheap edition. Small octavo. Fine in very good dustwrapper with a tear at the crown, a tear on the rear panel, and modest age-toning on the spine.
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Sting Like a Bee: The Muhammad Ali Story

by TORRES, Jose

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Published
1970
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780200718400
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$25.00

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New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1970. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Preface by Norman Mailer. Epilogue by Budd Schulberg. Sketches by Le Roy Neiman. Bookplate remnant on front fly and faint tape shadows on the endpapers, about very good in very good or better dustwrapper with small tears at the crown.
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John L. Sullivan: An Intimate Narrative

by DIBBLE, R.F.

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Published
1925
Condition
Near Fine
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$150.00

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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1925. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. First edition.Octavo. 209pp., illustrated with photographs. A little wear at the spine ends, near fine in a good dustwrapper with internal tape repairs and substantial loss at the spine. Biography of the pugilist from early days to his later career thumping the boards. Very scarce in jacket.
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$150.00
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The Heavyweight Champions

by DURANT, John

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Published
1960
Condition
Fine
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$45.00

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New York: Hastings House, 1960. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Tall octavo. Fine in attractive near fine dustwrapper with a modest tar on the rear panel. A nice and bright copy of the first edition of an often reprinted title.
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The 1974 Ring Boxing Encyclopedia and Record Book

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Published
1974
Condition
Fine
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$40.00

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New York: Ring Book Shop, 1974. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 34th printing and the first edition of the 1974 version. Fine in slightly worn, near fine dustwrapper.
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$40.00
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New York: George Winn, 1939. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Red cloth lettered in black. Small stain on the foredge, slight soiling on the boards, very good plus lacking the dustwrapper. A very scarce boxing title.
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$100.00
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New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1929. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Foreword by Jack Dempsey. Slight wear at the spine ends, near fine lacking lacking the dustwrapper. Autobiography of one of the fathers of American boxing. Very scarce.
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$200.00
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1949. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. 303pp. Photographs. Slight toning on endpapers, boards slightly rubbed, near fine lacking the dustwrapper.
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The Legendary Champions

by LARDNER, Rex

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780070363908
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$20.00

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New York: American Heritage, 1972. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First edition. Spine ends dampstained, very good in a good only dustwrapper with corresponding dampstains, edges worn.
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Give Him to the Angels: The Story of Harry Greb

by FAIR, James R.

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good
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$150.00

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New York: Smith and Durrell, 1946. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Usual browning to the pages, cloth soiled, else a very good copy lacking the dustwrapper. Biography of the boxer that Ernest Hemingway referred to as "...one of our great Americans!" Very scarce title. Gene Tunney's only professional loss was to Harry Greb in 1922.
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1973. Hardcover. Very Good. Bound manuscript. Introduction by Muhammad Ali. Quarto. Unpaginated. Typed carbon copies on pink and yellow carbon paper. Contemporary full cloth stamped in gilt with the title and author and: "Original Manuscript. March 16, 1973. To Sally... With Love." Dampstain mostly visible only on the front fly, a single word… Read more
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$4,500.00
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Champion: Joe Lewis Black Hero in White America

by MEAD, Chris

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Published
1985
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780684184623
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1985. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Owner's contemporary gift inscription on front fly along with a light stain, else very good in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper with short closed tear at top edge, extremities a bit yellowed.
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British Boxing

by BATCHELOR, Denzil

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Published
1948
Condition
Near Fine
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$40.00

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London: Collins, 1948. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Eight plates in color, twenty-seven in black and white. Slight bump to head of spine, a very nearly fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper with wear to the head and tail of the spine and light soiling to the rear wrapper. An attractive copy of this book in… Read more
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New York: Madison Square Garden Boxing, Inc. In Association with Fight of Champions / Printed by Thomas A. Koppel & Son Co, 1971. Softcover. Fine. Quarto. 25 mimeographed leaves printed rectos only, stapled into a color folder, photograph of the fighters on the front wrap, LeRoy Neiman painting on the rear. Very light wear, fine. Includes a biographical… Read more
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$350.00
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London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1972. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. A bright and fresh, pretty much as new copy.
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$75.00
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The Life Story of Abe the Newsboy Hero of a Thousand Fights

by HOLLANDERSKY, Abe

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Published
1960
Condition
Near Fine
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$350.00

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Los Angeles: Published by Abe the Newsboy, 1960. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Twenty-fourth edition. Fine in about very good dustwrapper with several small tears and nicks. Signed by Abe the Newsboy, a prolific boxer, on his frontipiece photo.
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No Man Stands Alone: The True Story of Barney Ross

by ROSS, Barney and Martin Abramson

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Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
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$275.00

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Philadelphia and New York: J.B. Lippincott, 1957. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition. Modest stain to the foredge encroaching a little on the edges of several page, very good in a very good dustwrapper with small nicks and tears. Warmly Inscribed by the author: "To friend Tom. Best, Barney Ross." Uncommon autobiography of the prize-fighter.
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$275.00