Traces the history of the sport of boxing from the Sullivan vs. Corbett fight of 1897 to the present, noting the sport's origin in ancient times and chronicling the achievements of fighters including Dempsey, Louis, Marciano, Graziano, Ali, and Leonard.
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Book Description William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd, 1982. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Large Laminated P/b VG+.1st P/b edition.192pps.B/w illustrated al pages. Harry Carpenter the BBC Boxing Commentator from 1962. He has also worked with Mohamed Ali since 1960.[ other titles - Masters of Boxing / The Hardest Game etc ] From 1890's & the last of the bare knuckle fighters [ pugalism ] - to - 1980's." dramatically illus.- some of the Finest boxing photographs ever published.11 chpts. Results of World Championships. Olympis Champions.[ Famous Boxers] tight binding, No inscsp , bright clean cover. [ unfortunate heavy large volume hence price] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. Bookseller Inventory # 120955
Book Description Collins, London, 1982. Illustrated Laminated Card. Book Condition: Very Good. First Thus. 8.25 x 10"; 192pp; illustrated laminated card covers; fully illustrated; very good copy; Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 6450
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002934062
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR003028298