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...STING LIKE A BEE: THE MUHAMMAD ALI STORY

Boxing biography of Ali. 1st edition. 8vo. Foxing to page edges. Dust wrapper, lightly rubbed. A good copy.

£8.00

40 BOXERS DESCRIBE MY GREATEST FIGHT

An impressive collection of memories from both sides of the Atlantic describing some of the best fights of the last century in the words of those who won them, including Ali, Hagler, Eubank, Bruno, McGuigan,

£5.00

ACE HUDKINS - BOXING WITH THE NEBRASKA WILDCAT

Boxing biography of the fearsome fighter of the 1920s who brushed shoulders with the celebrities of New York and Hollywood. 8vo. 284pp. Paperback. Fine condition.

£20.00

THE AGELESS WARRIOR - THE LIFE OF BOXING LEGEND ARCHIE MOORE

Boxing biography of the only man to fight both Marciano and Ali, whose career spanned seven decades before he went on to become a leading trainer. 8vo. 271pp. Dust-wrapper. Fine condition. 

£20.00

ALI IN BRITAIN

The full story of the many visits Ali made to Britain from his bout with Cooper to the Parkinson interview and his fund raising trip to the North East in 1977.  Large 8vo. 160pp. Photographs throughout

£4.00

ALMOST THERE - THE TRUE STORY OF HARRY SCOTT

Biography of Harry Scott, the British middleweight boxer of the 1960s who never got to fight for the British title. Written by his wife. Paperback. A4. 99pp. Very good condition. Signed and

£45.00

ALWAYS A FIGHTER - THE STORY OF LEN SHAW

Boxing biography of Len Shaw, a local boxing (and sporting) hero from Sheffield. Paperback. 8vo. 140pp. Very good condition.

£12.00

AMERICAN SON - MY STORY

The quintessentially American story of the Olympic gold-medal winning boxer and holder of 6 world titles across the mid-weight divisions. 8vo. 268pp. Dust-wrapper. Very good condition. 

£6.00

AMIR KHAN. A BOY FROM BOLTON: MY STORY

Khan tells the story of his rise from the back streets of Bolton to the Olympics and into the world of professional boxing. 8vo. 207pp. 24 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed by Khan

£22.00

AMIR KHAN. A BOY FROM BOLTON: MY STORY

Khan tells the story of his rise from the back streets of Bolton to the Olympics and into the world of professional boxing. 8vo. 207pp. 24 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£4.00

AMONG THE HEAVYWEIGHTS

A look at some great British boxers, including Petersen and Farr. Paperback. 8vo. 28pp. Stapled booklet. Good condition.

£10.00

ANTHONY JOSHUA - KING OF THE RING

The first boxing biography of the popular British world heavyweight champion to be published after his epic win against Vladimir Klitschko in 2017, looking at his life and a career which took off with

£5.00

ARCHIE MOORE ...THE OLD MONGOOSE

Authorised biography of American light-heavyweight boxer Archie Moore (1913-98), world champion between 1952 and 1959 and holder of most career knockouts (131). 8vo. 244pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£15.00

THE ARCHIE MOORE STORY

The autobiography of American light-heavyweight boxer Archie Moore (1913-98), world champion between 1952 and 1959 and holder of most career knockouts (131). First UK Edition. 8vo. 240pp. 8 pages of photographs.

£14.00

AS HIGH AS MY HEART: THE SAMMY AARONSON STORY

Biography of Sammy Aaronson, the American boxer, trainer and manager. 8vo. 188pp. Original dust-wrapper, rubbed and chipped with some fading to spine. A very good copy in a fair dust-wrapper.

£28.00

BABYFACE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD - FIGHTERS, MOBSTERS & FILM STARS, THE JIMMY MCLARNIN STORY

Illustrated story of the Irish two-time welterweight world champion of the 1930s whose move to the U.S. saw approaches from the mob and brushes with Hollywood stars along with sell-out fights at huge arenas. 8vo.

£10.00

BACK FROM THE EDGE OF HELL - THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF TWO TIME WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION PINKLON THOMAS

Thomas relates the story of how he triumphed over heroin addiction and serious crime to take the WBC world heavyweight title from Tim Witherspoon and then continued to battle his demons through devotion

£16.00

BARNEY ROSS - THE LIFE OF A JEWISH FIGHTER

Boxing biography of the world champion across three weights during the 1930s who became a decorated veteran of World War II as a Sergeant in the U.S. Marines. 8vo. 217pp. Paperback. Fine condition. 

£12.00

BASSEY ON BOXING

Biography of the Featherweight Champion of 1957 who was the first Nigerian boxing world champion in any class. 1st edition. 8vo. 120pp. 8 pages of photographs. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Good

£18.00

BATTLING JACK - YOU GOTTA FIGHT BACK

Narrated account of the life and times of 'Battling' Jack Turpin. 8vo. 288pp. Paperback. Fine condition. 

£20.00

BATTLING NELSON, THE DURABLE DANE - WORLD LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION 1882-1954

Biography of Danish-American professional boxer Oscar "Battling" Nelson. 8vo. 284pp. Paperback. Very good condition.

£25.00

BEAU JACK - THE BOXING LIFE OF SIDNEY WALKER, TWO-TIME LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPION

Boxing biography of one of the great lightweights of the 1940s and 50s, initially financed by the founders of the Augusta National Golf Club. 8vo. 305pp. Paperback. Fine condition. 

£24.00

BEHIND THE MASK - TYSON FURY MY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

The maverick Mancunian World Champion Heavyweight shares his life story, including his struggles with mental health, weight control and addiction. 8vo. 296pp. Dust-wrapper. Fine condition. 

£6.00

BELIEVE - JOURNEY FROM JACKSONVILLE

Boxing autobiography of Ken Norton, the great American heavyweight champion who suffered a series of strokes in later life. Paperback. 8vo. 163pp. Some light creasing but generally in very good condition.

£12.00

BELOVED WARRIOR - THE RISE AND FALL OF ALEXIS ARGUELLO

Biography of the Nicaraguan world champion boxer of the 1970s, who was also a counter-revolutionary soldier and the mayor of Managua before his untimely and mysterious death in 2009. 8vo. 247pp. Dust-wrapper.

£15.00

BENNY - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A FIGHTING LEGEND

Biography of one of Scotland's greatest boxers, Benny Lynch. Paperback. 8vo. 224pp. Good condition.

£5.00

BENNY JONES - SIGNED BY BARTLEY GORMAN ("KING OF THE GYPSIES")

Biography of the bantamweight boxer of the 1930s who was prevented from winning a major title by World War II. Includes illustrations and records.  8vo. 105pp. Paperback. Creases and staining to

£24.00

BENNY LYNCH. THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A FIGHTING LEGEND

Biography of one of Scotland's greatest boxers. First edition. 8vo. 224pp. Dust-wrapper, lightly creased to top edge. Good condition.

£9.00

THE BIG IF - THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JOHNNY OWEN

Biography of the Welsh bantamweight whose life was tragically ended by his world championship challenge against the Mexican Lupe Pintor in 1980. 8vo. 337pp. Dust-wrapper. Fine condition.

£7.00

THE BIG PUNCHERS

Boxing book. The heaviest punchers from Wilde to Stevenson. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good in dustwrapper.

£5.00

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