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Ten - and Out!: the Complete Story of the Prize Ring in America

By: Alexander Johnston

Price: $39.98

Publisher: Ives Washburn: 1943

Inscription: ISigned

Seller ID: 033435

Condition: Collectible: Good


Signed 5th printing. December, 1943. Hardback. No jacket. Heavy corner rubbing to brownish cloth boards. Gift inscription signed by Nat Fleischer on front endpage. Owner's rubber stamp on front endpage and also 3 times on title page. Text is clean, unmarked. (Shelf location: A) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

Ring Career: Joe Louis, The Brown Bomber; Jack Dempsey, The Manassa Mauler

By: Carroll, Ted;

Price: $89.99

Publisher: Carroll: 1947

Seller ID: 033394

Condition: Very Good


Nice stapled binding paperback book. Light wear. Pages are brittle and tanned. Text is clean, unmarked. (Shelf location: BP03) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

"Seconds Out!" Chats About Boxers, their Trainers and Patrons.

By: Dartnell, Fred

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Great Britain, Brentano's:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042551

Condition: Collectible: Good


Older hardback. No jacket. Moderate wear and soiling to orange cloth boards. Rubbing to label on spine. Soiling to page blocks. No publication date. Laid in is the notice from Brentano's to the "Literary Editor" regarding the publication of the book on September 22. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: F1) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

Archie Moore: The Ole Mongoose The Authorized Biography of Archie Moore, Undefeated Light Heavyweight Champion of the World

By: Douroux, Marilyn G.

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Wellesley, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Branden Pub Co: 1991

Inscription: ISigned

Seller ID: 033085

ISBN: 0828319421

Condition: Collectible: Good


Signed Almost new hardback except for missing jacket. Non-personalized inscription signed by author on title page. Stamped number 000166 on title page. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: K) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

Fighting for Fun: The Scrap Book of Eddie Eagan

By: Eddie Eagan

Price: $249.99

Publisher: MacMillan: 1944

Inscription: ISigned

Seller ID: 033195

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed Very nice hardback and jacket. Light wear. Warm, personalized inscription To Mary Margaret McBride signed by author on front endpage. McBride was known as the 'First Lady of Radio". Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: A) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

Legendary Boxers of the Golden Age of England, America, Australia

By: Edwards, Billy

Price: $14.98

Publisher: Great Britain, Blitz: 1990

Seller ID: 058645

ISBN: 1856050300

Condition: Very Good


Almost new hardback and jacket except for very slight nick at top of jacket. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: AA6) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

Gladiators of the Prize Ring

By: Edwards, Billy ( William )

Price: $99.98

Publisher: Chicago, The Athletic Publishing Co.: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 045787

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


Hardcover. EXTREMELY Heavy wear and soiling to green cloth boards. Pasted onto front board is a cigar box label for Desert King cigars. Desert King of Portland, Maine rubber stamp on front endpage, title page and at the top of every photographic illustration page. Boards are detached. Spine is in tatters. Text is unmarked. Full title is: Gladiators of the Prize Ring : Or Pugilists of America and Their Contemporaries from James J. Corbett to Tom Hyer - With Biographical Sketches and Authentic Records of Their Victories and Defeats, Embracing All the Men of Note of All Nations. (Shelf location:... View more info

When Dempsey Fought Tunney: Heroes, Hokum, and Storytelling in the Jazz Age

By: Evensen, Bruce J.

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Univ of Tennessee Pr: 1996

Seller ID: 033179

ISBN: 087049919X

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Like new hardback! No jacket, not sure if it was issued with a jacket or not. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: A) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

La Tecnica del Pugilisimo (La Tecnica del Boxeo)

By: Fabian V. del Valle

Price: $59.99

Publisher: Madrid, Spain, Editorial Catolica Toledana: 1946

Inscription: ISigned

Seller ID: 033197

Condition: Collectible: Good


Signed Nice older paperback.Entirely in Spanish. Personalized inscription signed by author on title page. A couple of small chips on spine. Nicks to top and bottom of wraps. Otherwise light wear. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: B) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

John L. Sullivan, Heavyweight Champion of the World -- James J. Corbett Challenger of the Title-Holder and Their Great Fight, New Orleans 1892

By: George A. Luckman and George E. Peterson

Price: $59.99

Publisher: Luckman-Peterson:

Edition: Limited

Inscription: ISigned

Seller ID: 033229

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed Like New stapled binding paperback book! Signed by both authors on introduction page. Limited edition number 293 of 500 copies. Text is clean, unmarked, tight -- appears unread. No publication date, circa 1985. Full title: John L. Sullivand, Heavyweight Champion of the World -- James J. Corbett Challenger of the Title-Holder and Their Great Fight, New Orleans 1892 (Shelf location: Y01) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

John L. Sullivan, Heavyweight Champion of the World -- James J. Corbett Challenger of the Title-Holder and Their Great Fight, New Orleans 1892

By: George A. Luckman and George E. Peterson

Price: $59.99

Publisher: Luckman-Peterson:

Edition: Limited

Inscription: ISigned

Seller ID: 033230

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed Like New stapled binding paperback book! Signed by both authors on introduction page. Limited edition number 294 of 500 copies. Text is clean, unmarked, tight -- appears unread. No publication date, circa 1985. Full title: John L. Sullivand, Heavyweight Champion of the World -- James J. Corbett Challenger of the Title-Holder and Their Great Fight, New Orleans 1892 (Shelf location: Y01) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

John L. Sullivan, Heavyweight Champion of the World -- James J. Corbett Challenger of the Title-Holder and Their Great Fight, New Orleans 1892

By: George A. Luckman and George E. Peterson

Price: $59.99

Publisher: Luckman-Peterson:

Edition: Limited

Inscription: ISigned

Seller ID: 033231

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed Like New stapled binding paperback book! Signed by both authors on introduction page. Limited edition number 136 of 500 copies. Text is clean, unmarked, tight -- appears unread. No publication date, circa 1985. Full title: John L. Sullivand, Heavyweight Champion of the World -- James J. Corbett Challenger of the Title-Holder and Their Great Fight, New Orleans 1892 (Shelf location: Y01) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

Bad Intentions: The Mike Tyson Story

By: Heller, Peter

Price: $159.99

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A., New Amer Library: 1989

Inscription: ISigned

Seller ID: 033349

ISBN: 0453006817

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed Like new hardback and jacket! Non-personalized inscription signed by author on half-title page. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: C) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

In This Corner ... !: Forty World Champions Tell Their Stories

By: Heller, Peter

Price: $79.98

Publisher: Simon and Schuster: 1973

Inscription: ISigned

Seller ID: 033459

ISBN: 067121568X

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed Nice hardback. Moderate rubbing to top and bottom of jacket. Light wear to boards. Typed note from Peter Heller on his ABC notepad stationery pasted to the front endpage, signed by Peter. The note reads as follows: "Dear Bill, Thanks for your letter and the kind words about my book. I've enclosed a list of what I'm selling, which is my entire collection, except for some special pieces like Jack Johnson, Sullivan, Corbett. Best -- Peter". Sadly, the list is not included. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: K) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moistur... View more info

Fights for the Championship, The Men and Their Times. With Portraits from Old Prints. Two Volumes. With Portraits from Old Prints. [Reprinted from the "Licenced Victuallers' Gazette"]

By: Henning, Fred W. J

Price: $49.98

Publisher: London, Licenced Victuallers' Gazette Office:

Seller ID: 043114

Condition: Fair


Both volumes. 2nd edition. No date, circa 1900. Hardbacks. No jacket. EXTREMELY HEAVY wear and soiling to boards. Lettering on spine extremely hard to read.Text is clean, unmarked. Full title is: Fights for the Championship, The Men and Their Times. With Portraits from Old Prints. [Reprinted from the "Licenced Victuallers' Gazette"] (Shelf location: C1) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

The Lives and Battles of the Champions of England: From the Year 1700 to the Present Time (1879)

By: James, Edgar

Price: $89.99

Publisher: New York, Ed. James: 1879

Seller ID: 033341

Condition: Collectible: Acceptable


Hardcover. EXTREMELY HEAVY WEAR, TEAR AND SOILING. Boards detached. Some pages loose. Owner's names on title page and preface Title page torn from binding. Tape repair to some pages. 72 pages. Text is unmarked. (Shelf location: BV04) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

King of the Canebreaks

By: Jimmy Jones

Price: $59.99

Publisher: Southern Press: 1969

Seller ID: 033209

Condition: Very Good


Nice hardback and jacket. Light wear. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: B) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

Jack Johnson, in the Ring and Out: The Classic Autobiography by the First Black Champion.

By: John Arthur Johnson

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Chicago, 3141 Press: 1977

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 033413

ISBN: 0846704048

Condition: Collectible: Good


1977 Bicentennial limited printing of 1,000. Reprint of the 1927 edition. Book itself is in very nice condition. Heavy wear to dust jacket. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: H) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

Jack Johnson, in the Ring and Out: The Classic Autobiography by the First Black Champion.

By: John Arthur Johnson

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Chicago, 3141 Press: 1977

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 033300

ISBN: 0846704048

Condition: Good


1977 Bicentennial limited printing of 1,000. Reprint of the 1927 edition. Book itself is in very nice condition. Heavy wear and rubbing to dust jacket. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: R) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info

A Man Among Men: The Life and Ring Battles of Jim Jeffries, Heavyweight Champion of the World

By: Kelly Richard Nicholson

Price: $49.99

Publisher: Homeward Bound Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: ISigned

Seller ID: 053995

ISBN: 0966891147

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed Almost new paperback! Slight bit of scuffing on front cover. Non-personalized inscription signed by author on title page. No spine crease. Text is clean, unmarked, tight. (Shelf location: K) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. View more info