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1) The 1974 Ring Boxing Encyclopedia and Record Book
  The 1974 Ring Boxing Encyclopedia and Record Book
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.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$40.00
2) Boxing: A Guide to Modern Methods
KNEBWORTH, Viscount, with a contribution by W. Childs, Coach to the Cambridge University Boxing Club
  Boxing: A Guide to Modern Methods
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, (No date). Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition, from British sheets. Corners bumped, a bit of rubbing and soiling, and a small, faint dampstain on the front board, a very good or a bit better copy. A volume in the Lonsdale Library series of books on sport, the American edition is particularly scarce.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$65.00
3) British Boxing
BATCHELOR, Denzil
  British Boxing
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 the Britain in Pictures series.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$40.00
4) British Boxing
BATCHELOR, Denzil
  British Boxing
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.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$20.00
5) British Boxing
BATCHELOR, Denzil
  British Boxing
London: Collins, 1948. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. First edition. Eight plates in color, twenty-seven in black and white. Board edges lightly worn, thus very good in a good dustwrapper with chips and tears.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$20.00
6) British Boxing
BATCHELOR, Denzil
  British Boxing
London: Collins, 1948. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Eight plates in color, twenty-seven in black and white. Fine in near fine dustwrapper with a very light stain on the front panel. An attractive copy of this book in the Britain in Pictures series.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$30.00
7) Champion: Joe Lewis Black Hero in White America
MEAD, Chris
  Champion: Joe Lewis Black Hero in White America
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.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$20.00
8) Come Out Fighting: A Pictorial History of the Ring
DURANT, John and Edward Rice
  Come Out Fighting: A Pictorial History of the Ring
New York: Essential Books / Duell Sloan Pearce, 1946. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Foreword by Quentin Reynolds. Corners a little bumped else about fine in a near very good, price-clipped dustwrapper with several small chips and tears. Excellent book that combines prose and photographs to create an overview of boxing history. Scarce.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$35.00
9) Galento The Great: The Authentic and Authorized Story of the Life and Ring Battles of Tony (Two-Ton) Galento
DONOVAN, Joseph G.
  Galento The Great: The Authentic and Authorized Story of the Life and Ring Battles of Tony (Two-Ton) Galento
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.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$100.00
10) Give Him to the Angels: The Story of Harry Greb
FAIR, James R.
  Give Him to the Angels: The Story of Harry Greb
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.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$150.00
11) The Heavyweight Champions
DURANT, John
  The Heavyweight Champions
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.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$45.00
12) The Heavyweight Championship: An Informal History of Heavyweight Boxing from 1719 to the Present Day
FLEISCHER, Nat
  The Heavyweight Championship: An Informal History of Heavyweight Boxing from 1719 to the Present Day
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.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$20.00
13) A History of Boxing in Britain: A Survey of the Noble Art from its Origins to the Present-Day
BUTLER, Frank
  A History of Boxing in Britain: A Survey of the Noble Art from its Origins to the Present-Day
London: Arthur Barker Limited, 1972. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. A bright and fresh, pretty much as new copy.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$75.00
14) Jack Johnson and His Times
BATCHELOR, Denzil
  Jack Johnson and His Times
London: Phoenix Sports Books, 1956. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Near fine with cloth worn over the crown of the spine, lacking the dustwrapper. Moderately uncommon biography of the boxer.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$20.00
15) John L. Sullivan: An Intimate Narrative
DIBBLE, R.F.
  John L. Sullivan: An Intimate Narrative
Boston: Little, Brown, 1925. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. 209pp., illustrated with photographs. Some foxing to the illustrations and facing pages, else about fine with a little rubbing, lacking the dustwrapper. Biography of the pugilist from early days to his later career thumping the boards. Attractive copy.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$65.00
16) John L. Sullivan: An Intimate Narrative
DIBBLE, R.F.
  John L. Sullivan: An Intimate Narrative
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.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$150.00
17) Kings of the Queensberry Realm: Being an Account of Every Heavy-weight Championship contest held in America under the Queensberry Rules, a sketch of every contestant who has taken part therein, and an Account of the Invasion of Australian Boxers
NAUGHTON, W.W.
  Kings of the Queensberry Realm: Being an Account of Every Heavy-weight Championship contest held in America under the Queensberry Rules, a sketch of every contestant who has taken part therein, and an Account of the Invasion of Australian Boxers
Chicago: The Continental Publishing Co, 1902. Hardcover. Fine. First edition. Octavo. Portraits and illustrations. Original green cloth with applied portrait. Contemporary ownership signature of Harry C. Simmons, white spine-lettering quite rubbed, else fine. A scarce title.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$350.00
18) Knuckles and Gloves
LYNCH, Bohun
  Knuckles and Gloves
New York: Henry Holt, 1923. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. Preface by Sir Theodore Cook. Ownership signature of Lieutenant-Colonel A.N.S. Strode-Jackson, a horizontal tear to the cloth near the bottom of the spine, an about very good copy, lacking the uncommon dustwrapper. Tipped to the front fly is a brief note to Strode-Jackson from Sir Theodore Cook, informing him that the Belgium Olympic Committee wants to give him a medal, and inquiring where it should be sent. Strode-Jackson rowed and ... more information

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$275.00
19) The Legendary Champions
LARDNER, Rex
  The Legendary Champions
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.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$20.00
20) The Life Story of Abe the Newsboy Hero of a Thousand Fights
HOLLANDERSKY, Abe
  The Life Story of Abe the Newsboy Hero of a Thousand Fights
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.

Offered by Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (New Jersey, United States)
$350.00
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