[London]: The Modern Press, 1886. First Separate Edition, smaller Issue. In Original Wrappers. Originally printed in the April... Read More
N.p: n.d. [1940s?]. The Yankee Clipper & the Bronx Bomber Pose Together. Rare photograph of the two legendary athletes posing playfully side by side, Dimaggio grinning with his bat cocked over right shoulder, Louis standing with his fists clenched, ready to land a right to Dimaggio's chin. According to biographers.....
London: W. Sams, Book & Printseller, to the Royal family opposite St James's Palace, 1825. Third state, the first being produced in 1818. A large and important depiction of an exhibition sparring match held in Fives Court, in London's Little St. Martin's Street, a tennis and fives court hired for...
London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1919. Second Edition (first published in 1915 under the title Thirty Years a Boxing Referee). These memoirs deal with many famous boxers who were active in the early part of the 20th century, including Johnny Summers, Carpentier, Fitzsimmons, Gunboat Smith, and others.
New York and London: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, . First edition. Inscribed. Inscribed "Good Luck, Jack Dempsey" on title-page.
New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, . First edition. The Science of Boxing. There is a section preliminary to the text entitled "Expert Opinions" in which a number of experts give their opinion of the book. Among these experts are the following: Bob Fitzsimmons, Peter Jackson, Joseph B. Choynski, Parson Doyle...
New York: Duell Sloan and Pearce, (1947). First edition.
NewYork, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, . First American edition. Includes his famous secret four-week diet.
Chicago: The Continental Publishing Co, [co. 1902]. Later issue. Heavy-weight championships in America. The work is divided into four sections: the first is "The Art of Self Defense" and includes comparing boxing and football; how pugilists train and the rules of boxing, ancient and modern. The second section discusses the...
London: S. Fores, Piccadilly, 1819-1820.
Hollywood, California: Hollywood Hotel, March 2, 1920. Putting a Wreath on Bob Fitzsimmons’ Grave. Corbett was an American pugilist who won the heavyweight championship of the world from John L Sullivan in New Orleans in 1892 and lost it to Bob Fitzsimmons in 1897.Reading in part, “Yes I remember the...
Signed "To Raymond Good Luck Pal from Jack Dempsey."
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First edition. Inscribed. Inscribed on the half-title "To my friend F.S. von Stade Good luck pal jack Dempsey 7/2/60."
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First Edition. SIGNED. Signed on the half title.
New York: 1936.
New York: Macmillan, 1943. Third edition. Inscribed. Author won Olympic Heavyweight Title in 1920, was Rhodes Scholar, sparred with Dempsey and Tunney, never turned professional, was Chairman of N.Y. State Athletic Commission. Inscribed “To Derrick Atkinson, my friend with the hope that as my sparring partner he will get as...
London: Printed by C. Baynes...for G. Virtue 26 Ivy Lane, 1830. First Edition.
Inscribed, " To Bob Blasberg with all the best Pierotti." in pencil above his pen signature.
New York: Fleet Publishing Corporation, 1962. First edition. Inscribed by Goldwater to the great boxing champion: "To the Gene Tunneys with respect and admiration. Barry Goldwater."
New York: Macmillan, 1905. First edition, second issue. Inscribed to London's close friend and early admirer, Cloudesley Johns. First edition, inscribed by London: "Dear Cloudesley — Who is ethically disinclined to my flimflamming a capitalist society out of a dollar and a half, and who, therefore, as a good socialist...
Philadelphia: David McKay, . First Edition.
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1953. First Edition. Boxing Novel. Lowry’s fifth novel and the story of black prizefighter and the white woman (a painter) who loves him.
London: Published by Phelp Bros., Moore Park Road, Fulham, [n.d., ca. 1890]. Rare, in Deluxe Binding. Boxing manual by Jem Mace, Junior, son of Jem Mace, retired champion of the world (1831-1910). The advertisements at front include one for Waite’s School of Arms in Piccadilly where “the author of this.....
London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme…, 1819. Third edition. Tom Moore’s Boxing Poem. Three editions appeared in the first year of publication. Hartley claims there are two issues of the third edition, one with 4pp. of ads in front, the other with 12 pp. of ads in the rear. This copy.....
Chicago: Herbert S. Stone and Company, 1901. First American Revised and Authorized edition.