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The Sailor and the Fox

By: Burland, Brian

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, Methuen Publishing Ltd: 1973

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 019895

ISBN: 0413305503

Condition: Very Good


142pp. Light edgewear to dustjacket. A Boxing novel. View more info

Always a Fighter The Story of Len Shaw.

By: BUSSINGHAM S.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: UK, Bussingham: 2004

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10676

Condition: Fine


' Len believed that he was just not big enough to become a football star and took up boxing instead, carving out a name for himself in booths, pubs and clubs in and around Sheffield, fighting for the love of it plus a few pence. After hundreds of fights and a move onto the professional circuit he eventually faced the legendary Hogan "Kid" Bassey who was on his way to becoming world champion.' 140pp. View more info

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Always a Fighter : The Biography of Sheffield Boxer Len Shaw, Who Was Never a Champion, But Was Always a Fighter

By: Bussingham, Stuart

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, S .Bussingham: 2004

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 018514

ISBN: 6666666666

Condition: Fine


' Len carved out a name for himself in booths, pubs and clubs in and around Sheffield, fighting for the love of it plus a few pence. After hundreds of fights and a move onto the professional circuit he eventually faced the legendary Hogan "Kid" Bassey who was on his way to becoming world champion.' 140pp. View more info

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The Fight Game.

By: BUTLER, J. & F.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, World's Work: 1954

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11243

Condition: VG


223pp. illus. Shelfwear to d/w with slight rubbing and light soiling to folds with small crease mark top front. The journalist authors, father and son, reminisce on fighters with whom they became acquainted over a period of 50 years. View more info

Tarnished Armour : Hopes and Fears in Heavyweight Boxing

By: Calder-Smith D.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: UK, Mainstream: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 019636

ISBN: 1840183632

Condition: Very Good


255pp. Light shelfwear head of spine of dustjacket. View more info

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The Heavyweight Champions Claimants Challengers Complete Records of All Heavyweight Boxers who Ever Fought for the Heavyweight Championship of the World

By: Callis, T. & Skotnicki, J.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Poland, Kask: 1997

Edition: Revised and Enlarged

Seller ID: 024421

Condition: Very Good


240pp. Headings and comments in Polish. View more info

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Muscle and Mayhem : The Saginaw Kid and The Fistic World of the 1890s

By: Chouinard, Lauren D.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, Dog Ear Publishing: 2013

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022893

ISBN: 1457518406

Condition: Fine


423pp; illustrated. 'The story of lightweight world champion George Henry Lavigne who held the top sport from 1896 to 1899'. Kid Lavigne. View more info

How To Box

By: CLARK N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, Methuen & Co.: 1922

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 6376

Condition: Fair


Boards soiled and marked. Complimentary stamp on front fep, rear fep pasted to board covering library label. No library marks internally. View more info

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Fisticuffs and Personalities of the Prize Ring

By: Cleveland, Harry E.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, Sampson Low, Marston & Co.: 1924

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022731

Condition: Very Good


216pp; signature to flyleaf, some foxing to endpapers. Hinge exposed in parts but tight copy. The author was a well known Birmingham sporting journalist We have acquired a quality collection of Boxing Books from one of our customers. Please contact us by e-mail or phone if you wish to receive a list. View more info

Boxing Babylon

By: COLLINS N.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, Robson Bks: 1991

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 016667

ISBN: 0860517144

Condition: VG


269pps; illus; Behind the Shadowy World of the Prize Ring. Corners slightly bumped; shelf-wear and creasing to dustwrapper, particularly along top edge View more info

The British Boxing Records 2001

By: COLLINS, J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10774

Condition: VG


Slight wear head and tail of spine; 252pp. View more info

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Bowery Life

By: Connors, Chuck (Mayor of Chinatown)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: USA, Richard K. Fox Pub. Co.: 1904

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 024335

Condition: Good


Unpaginated - 48pp text, 12pp adverts. Some rubbing and a few marks to covers. Rusting to staples. Chuck Connors, 'Mayor of Chinatown', was a New York celebrity. He learned to speak Mandarin Chinese and this ability plus his familiarity with the neighborhood earned him his nickname. He had been a prize fighter. When he fought, he fought well, and in his prime he put away many a man who was a great deal bigger than he was. View more info

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H for 'Enry. More Than Just an Autobiography.

By: COOPER, H.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: UK, Willow Books: 1984

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 015873

ISBN: 0002181401

Condition: VG


135pp; illus. Light shelf-wear to d/w with 1/2" closed tear at bottom front corner. View more info

Come in Barry!

By: Dalby, W. Barrington

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Cassell: 1961

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 019016

Condition: Very Good


174pp., illus; The d/w which has a slightly faded spine, is rubbed, creased and price clipped with top quarter inch of spine missing and a touch of soiling to rear. Scattered foxing to text block. A touch of fading to head of spine of boards '.memories of the fight game and all it has meant to him, in a career which has been linked with the professional ring for more than fifty years.' View more info

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Australian Boxing Records Series No. 1 1926

By: Davidson, Bruce

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Australia, B. Davidson: 1926

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022833

Condition: Very Good


76pp; illustrated. This booklet has been professionally bound in brown boards with gilt lettering to front. The original booklet is complete and includes the front and back covers. The front cover and title page have slight wear to eges and small hole near staple. Rear paper cover has light soiling. Two previous owners' details stamped on reverse of the paper title page.The first in the Champion Records series. View more info

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Day and Mason Boxing Annual 1953

By: Day & Mason

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Day,Mason & Ford: 1953

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 024224

Condition: Near Good


64pp. Soiling to the back cover. Age tanned pages, stapled booklet. 2" split along spine. View more info

The Last of the Great Jewish Fighters : Davey Day - The Prince of Kings

By: Day, Joel

Price: £55.00

Publisher: UK, J. Day: 1991

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023630

Condition: Very Good


107pp; illustrated spiral bound book. The Uncrowned Lightweight and Welterweight Champion View more info

The Golden Age of Boxing

By: De Forest, Jimmy

Price: £45.00

Publisher: USA, J. De Forest: 1925

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023627

Condition: Very Good


56pp; some light rubbing and a couple of light marks to covers. Age tanned pages. Undated c1925 View more info

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American Son. My Story.

By: De La Hoya Oscar

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Harper: 2008

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 016076

ISBN: 0061573108

Condition: Fine


268pp; illus. View more info

Benny Jones. A Biography.

By: DEAKIN, F.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: UK, Crescendo: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 4742

Condition: VG+


105pp. View more info