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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

BERT SUGAR ON BOXING - THE BEST OF THE SPORT'S MOST NOTABLE WRITER

Thoughts on great boxers and fights from the outspoken US cigar-smoking journalist who witnessed many of them. 8vo. 289pp. Dust-wrapper. Very good condition.

£9.00

BEST BOXING STORIES

22 great fictional and factual tales of the ring by writers from Gene Tunney to PG Wodehouse. 8vo. 288pp. Dust-wrapper. Minor rubbing and losses to wrapper otherwise good condition.

£8.00

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

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 with chip to top

£12.00

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

THE BIG TIME

Exciting story from the pen of poet and ex-professional boxer Scannell following the twisting fortunes of the fictional heavyweight Ray Willis. 8vo. 208pp. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed to edges. Ex-library

£8.00

THE BLACK LIGHTS - INSIDE THE WORLD OF PROFESSIONAL BOXING

A candid exploration of the business of boxing, revealing both its courage and its corruption, from the pen of one of America's most insightful social critics who - for this book - joined the training

£9.00

BOXING - INSIDE THE GAME

Informative guide, including explanations of boxing techniques and strategies along with a brief history, a glossary of common terms and guides to greatest and current boxers and their governing bodies. 8vo.

£4.00

BOXING CLEVER - A COLLECTION OF PHOTOGRAPHS BY SIMON PEAT

Black and white photography of Brendan Ingle's Sheffield gym and a tournament he organised at Lyndholm Prison, Doncaster. 8vo. 48pp. Paperback. Some wear to cover and marks to some pages otherwise good

£40.00

THE BOXING COMPANION

Excellent and varied collection of writing on boxing, divided into five sections: The Fascination of Boxing; History of Know-how; Bare Fists and the Prize Ring; The Glove Fighters; Fights in Fantasy. 8vo.

£12.00

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

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.

£24.00

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

BOXING'S, GREATEST INTERVIEWS!!

Some of the fight game's biggest stars speak to the head writer of Boxing Digest magazine, including Sugar Ray Leonard, Oscar De La Hoya and Sylvester Stallone. 8vo. 139pp. Paperback. Very good condition.

£8.00

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.  [Hartley

£110.00

CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSION

The great Irish writer turns his pen to boxing - and romance - for his fourth novel, first published in 1885. 8vo. 336pp. Dust-wrapper, section missing from top of front cover and spine. Some further

£110.00

A CHAMPION'S LAST FIGHT - THE STRUGGLE WITH LIFE AFTER BOXING

New research and interviews inform an exploration of how boxers have struggled with a range of issues after retiring from the ring, from Turpin and Mills to more recent fighters such as Bruno, Hamed and

£5.00

CLASSIC BOXING CARDS - 56 FULL-COLOR REPRODUCTIONS FROM THE MECCA CIGARETTE SETS 1909-1910

Nicely produced with all perforated joins fully intact and including facsimiles of both the front image and rear information to each card, with the whole introduced by the indefatigable Editor of Boxing

£25.00

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.

£12.00

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

THE CONTENDER

Reprint of the classic 1967 boxing novel about a Harlem youth who fights his way to a better life after joining a gym to escape the violence of the streets and the boredom of his grocery job. 8vo. 155pp.

£10.00

DANCING SHOES IS DEAD - A TALE OF FIGHTING MEN IN SOUTH AFRICA

A journalist's memoirs of boxing and political activism during the apartheid years. 8vo. 470pp. Paperback. Good condition. 

£18.00

THE DARK ARTS

Novel focusing on the psychological build up to a big heavyweight contest between two fictional opponents. 8vo. 277pp. Paperback. Very good condition. 

£12.00

DARK TRADE - LOST IN BOXING

An in-depth look at the world of boxing. 8vo. 360pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£7.00

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]

£8.00

EMPIRE OF DECEIT

Written in the style of a fictional crime thriller but telling the true story of flashy US boxing promoter Harold Smith who was behind most major fights around 1980, bankrolled by embezzled finances. 8vo.

£10.00

THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF BOXING

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

£4.00

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