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THE ALL-AMERICAN BOY - A SCREENPLAY

Screenplay based around the dreams of an aspiring boxer. Paperback. 8vo. 184pp. Good condition.

£7.00

BIG FIGHT. THE STORY OF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING

With appendices listing champions under Prize-Ring rules and modern world champions at the various weights. 8vo. 255pp. Frontispiece, 22 plates. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed to edges. Very good.

£9.00

BIG FIGHT. THE STORY OF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING

Boxing book with appendices listing champions under Prize-Ring rules and modern world champions at the various weights. 8vo. 255pp. Bound very nicely in quarter leather with red cloth boards. Bookplate

£35.00

THE BIG FIGHTS

A collection of eyewitness acccounts of boxing by the likes of Arthur Brisbane, Bill Corum, Gene Fowler etc. Paperback. 16 x 11cm. 160pp. Light creases to covers. Good condition.

£7.00

BOXING - THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF SPORT

Disbound chapter (pages 131-139) from The Encyclopaedia of Sport, edited by The Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, Hedley Peek and F.G. Aflalo. Paperback. Rough page edges. Very good condition.  

£18.00

BOXING FROM BEHIND THE SCENES

A small booklet, published by the National Union of Boxers, which sets out some of its issues with the sport and its governing bodies. Paperback. 8vo. 16pp. Staples have rusted and are now removed (leaving

£22.00

THE BOXING REFEREE

'The writer of this book... deals exhaustively with the referee's duties and practical difficulties'. 1st edition. Small 8vo. 170pp. In its scarce original dustwrapper, this edgeworn but complete, page

£65.00

BOXING TALES - A COLLECTION OF THRILLING STORIES OF THE RING

The author was a novelist, most famous for "Magnolia Street". He was also a great boxing enthusiast. Paperback. 8vo. 79pp. Illustrated paper wrappers, lightly rubbed. Very good.

£22.00

BOXING: A GUIDE TO MODERN METHODS

Volume XI of the Lonsdale Library of Sports, Games & Pastimes, with a contribution by W. Childs, coach to the Cambridge University Boxing Club. Large 8vo. 287pp. fifty plates, including foldouts.

£35.00

BOXING: THE GREAT ONES

Collection of writings on great world boxers including Ali, Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, Dempsey etc. 1st edition. 8vo. 154pp. plus photos. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£5.00

BOXING'S UNFORGETTABLE FIGHTS

Anecdotes by Boxing correspondent Bromberg of '62 of the greatest fights ever fought before a paying house.' Foreword by Jack Dempsey. 1st edition 2nd impression. 352pp. photos in-text throughout. Very

£20.00

BROTHERS OF THE BROWN OWL - A STORY OF THE BOXING RING

Boxing novel written by the great French Champion Georges Carpentier in the same year that he fought Jack Dempsey for the Heavyweight Championship of the World. 8vo. 276pp. Original blue cloth boards

£45.00

THE BRUISER

Boxing novel. Paperback. 8vo. 189pp. Good condition.

£8.00

THE BUSINESS OF BOXING & "ITS SECRETS"

An insight into the business of boxing, highlighting many of the pitfalls for boxers, managers, promoters etc. First edition. 8vo. 281pp. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Very good condition.

£30.00

THE BY WAYS AND QUEER WAYS OF BOXING

A miscellany of boxing writing covering the history, poetry and personalities of the ring, profusely illustrated by Furniss. 1st edition. 4to. viii+227pp. Original green illustrated cloth. Two previous

£150.00

CLOUTING FOR CASH

Spotlight on 'great fights and great fighters' of the years 1939-1962 1st edition. Small 8vo. 220pp. 7 plates. Very good condition in good, slighty rubbed and chipped dustwrapper.

£16.00

COME OUT FIGHTING

A pictorial history of heavyweight boxing and its colourful champions. Paperback. Small 8vo. Covers are rubbed and lightly creased. A fair/good copy.

£10.00

COMFORT O'CONNOR

Rare novel set in the world of boxing. Wignall was a well-known sports reporter who had recently written an extensive history of boxing. 8vo. 286pp +48pp publisher's catalogue. Bookplate of the author

£100.00

DEBATABLE DECISIONS

Boxing book. Each of the 13 chapters deals with a bout involving a controversial decision. Foreword by Freddie Mills. Small 8vo. xx + 236pp. 12 plates. Dust-wrapper, edges rubbed. [Hartley, 1481]

£14.00

THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF BOXING

The history of boxing in abbreviated form, from "Abandoned" to "Zurita". 8vo. 242pp. 8 plates. Dust-wrapper, rubbed.

£4.00

ERRORS THAT LOSE DECISIONS OR BLUNDERS OF BOXERS

Slim illustrated volume compiling a collection of common pugilistic errors. 1st thus, later edition. small 8vo. 79pp. 14 illustrations. Internally very good, clean and bright. In the original decorative

£16.00

FAMOUS FIGHTS AND FIGHTERS

Accounts of famous boxing fights between 1795 and 1920. Small 8vo. 188pp. Card covers, no dustwrapper. 2-inch split to spine, otherwise good. [Hartley, 1556]

£25.00

FAMOUS LAST ROUNDS

Includes chapters on the Boon-Danaher epic, Dempsey v Carpentier, Freddie Mills, Jimmy Wilde etc. Paperback. Small 8vo. 63pp. Dustwrapper, split down spine and chipped to lower left front corner. Otherwise

£14.00

FIGHT REPORTER

Account of various major boxing matches from reporter Terry Leigh-Lye. Fighters include Woodcock, Mills, Kane, Turpin, Tarleton and Roderick. Paperback, 1st editon. 8vo. 96pp. Covers are lightly worn.

£8.00

FIGHTERS

A collection of great boxing photographs by George Bennett, with introductory text by Pete Hamill. Paperback. 4to. Unpaginated. Good condition.

£9.00

THE FIGHTS

Classic boxing essays illustrated by the remarkable boxing photographs of Charles Hoff, one of the leading photographers of the 1940s and 50s. 26x23cm. 127pp. A very good copy in dust wrapper. 

£9.50

GIANTS ON PARADE: SOME SPORTING REMINISCENCES

Includes chapters on cricket, tennis, rugby, football and golf, although the main part of the book deals with boxing. First edition. 8vo. 290pp. Original black boards, marked and stained. Front hinge becoming

£50.00

GLADIATORS OF THE PRIZE RING AND MY WORLD TRAVELS

 The travels of a British boxing enthusiast. With an introduction by Jack Dempsey. Hare was the bantam-weight Champion of South Africa in 1899. 1st edition. 8vo. 304pp. Frontis of the author and

£100.00

GREAT FIGHTERS AND BOXERS. PSYCHOLOGY OF THE RING (BOOK THREE)

Scarce booklet with analysis of great boxers and fights up to the early 1920s.  Paperback. 8vo. 95pp. Original pictorial wrappers. Numerous photos. A very good copy. Not listed in Hartley.

£60.00

THE GREAT PRIZE FIGHT

The story of the Sayer v Heenan fight at Farnborough 1860. 1st edition. 8vo. A fine copy.

£7.00

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