[London]: The Modern Press, 1886. First Separate Edition, smaller Issue. In Original Wrappers. Originally printed in the April... Read More about Cashel Byron’s Profession. A Novel
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..... Read More about Photograph of Joe Dimaggio and Joe Louis posing playfully together
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..... Read More about The Interior of the Fives Court, with Randall and Turner Sparring. Engraved by C[harles] Turner...
New York and London: Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, . First edition. Inscribed. Inscribed "Good Luck, Jack Dempsey" on title-page. Read More about Round by Round. An Autobiography. Written in Collaboration with Myron M. Stearns
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..... Read More about The Science of Boxing. Also Rules and Articles on Training Generalship in the Ring and Kindred...
NewYork, Toronto, London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc, . First American edition. Includes his famous secret four-week diet. Read More about The Archie Moore Story
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..... Read More about Kings of the Queensberry Realm. Being an Account of Every Heavy-weight Championship contest held...
London: S. Fores, Piccadilly, 1819-1820. Read More about 6 hand coloured Prints of Regency Boxers, depicting: Wm. Eales, James Ward, Jack Randall, E....
Akron, Ohio: circa 1930. Advertises the 19-year-old African American fighter under the management of Harry "Ping" Auber as available for cards, with an impressive 62-3 records, with 20 by way of knockout. Tragically, in a fight against Mickey Duris in March 1931 Harris was unable to come out in the..... Read More about Sensational Sammy Harris. Akron's Lightweight Contender
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..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed (“Jas. J. Corbett”), to Mr. Kendrick
Signed "To Raymond Good Luck Pal from Jack Dempsey." Read More about Autographed photo of Jack with 8 ice cream cones in hand at the beach in swim suit with little...
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." Read More about Dempsey, by the Man Himself as told to Bob Considine and Bill Slocum
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1960. First Edition. SIGNED. Signed on the half title. Read More about Dempsey, by the Man Himself as told to Bob Considine and Bill Slocum
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..... Read More about Fighting For Fun. The Scrapbook of … Amateur Heavyweight Champion of the World
London: Printed by C. Baynes...for G. Virtue 26 Ivy Lane, 1830. First Edition. Read More about Pierce Egan's Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry and Logic, in their Pursuits Through Life...
Inscribed, " To Bob Blasberg with all the best Pierotti." in pencil above his pen signature. Read More about Original cartoon of Joe Frazier and Buster Mathis with Mathis's balloon saying "Look Joe-a...
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." Read More about Barry Goldwater: Freedom Is His Flight Plan
[Sioux Falls, South Dakota]: Privately Printed for the Author, 1959. First edition. Account of a safari to Kenya and Tanganyika in 1959 expanded from an article in the Sioux Falls Argus-Leader. Read More about Safari Koa Chui...To Our Grandchildren
Inscribed "To Joe Love & kisses J. Durante." and below "Pal Joe Jake LaMotta." Read More about Signed photograph with Jimmy Durante. Signed by both
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. Read More about The Violent Wedding
London: W. Collins, [November 1922]. Second impression. Read More about Knuckles and Gloves. Preface by Sir Theodore Cook. I
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..... Read More about Boxing
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..... Read More about Tom Crib’s Memorial to Congress. With a Preface, Notes, and Appendix. By One of the Fancy