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Seconds Out-Time. Memoirs of an Ex-Seaman and Boxer

By: Lawlor, Jim

Price: £30.00

Publisher: UK, Privately Published: 1975

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022846

Condition: Very Good


114pp; illus. Limited edition of 500 copies. 'Jim Lawlor, a leading welterweight of the 1930s-he was ranked eighth in the world rankings in 1939 when he was recalled to the Royal Navy-has many First Round Knock-Outs to his credit.' Light soiling to covers. Signed on ititle page 'To Mr W Reed, Sincerely Jim Lawlor'. Previous owner has tipped in printed list of boxing match results inside rear cover and reverse of Introduction. He has also written under the final photograph in the book 'James Lawlor as I saw him 1937 1938'. View more info

"...for the Heavyweight Championship of the World !"

By: Leigh - Lye Terry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Background Books: 1949

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 13183

Condition: Very Good


24pp.Focus on the Fight Game No. 2. View more info

Count of Ten

By: LEIGH-LYE T.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, Background Books: 1947

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 019395

Condition: Near Very Good


48pp; a touch of age tanning to pages and some soiling/wear to the covers. View more info

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The Sweet Science

By: Liebling A.J.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: UK, Gollancz: 1956

Edition: 1st UK Edition.

Seller ID: 024352

Condition: Near Very Good


256pp; Each chapter is centred on a particular fight e.g. Joe Louis v Lee Savold, Sugar Ray Robinson v Randolph Turpin and Rocky Marciano v Jersey Joe Walcott. The text block (edges of the pages) has some staining. Hinge exposed at title page, which has some random notes in biro on it. A hint of age tanning to page edges. The dustjacket is chipped and browned with minor loss head and tail of spine. View more info

The 1977 Ring Boxing Encyclopedia and Record Book

By: LOUBET, N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Ring Book Shop: 1977

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 016502

Condition: VG


848pp. rubbing to corners of boards, light shelf-wear to spine; d/w has two 1" closed tears each side of head of spine, 1/1" horizontal closed tear across rear fold, elsehwere chipped with browning to spine and folds. SIGNED with dedication by author on front free end-paper. View more info

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Joe Louis' Own Story : Born to Fight

By: Louis, Joe

Price: £78.00

Publisher: Chicago, USA, Gene Kessler: 1935

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023419

Condition: Very Good


16pp illustrated with photographs and drawings. PB. Book dealer's stamp on top of first page. Minimal soiing to card covers. View more info

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Prominent Pugilists of To-day

By: Lynch, J.G.B.

Price: £160.00

Publisher: UK, Max Goschen Ltd.: 1914

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023172

Condition: Good


160pp. 16 full page photographs. Looks at the careers of Billy Wells, Pat O'Keefe, Freddie Welsh, Johnny Summers, Georges Carpentier, Charles Ledoux, Colin Bell and Jem Driscoll.. The boards are soiled and rubbed and the pages are yellowed with age. This book is difficult to find. View more info

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The Milling Men of the Old Prize Ring.

By: Macdonald, Alan

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Auckland, David Hines: 1992

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 024154

Condition: Very Good


216pp. Illustrated with sketches. Brown cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, in dustjacket with slight wear to edges. A collection of stories featuring a cross-section of the minor members of the prize-ring fraternity in the 18th and 19th centuries. View more info

The Fight.

By: MAILER, N.

Price: £2.50

Publisher: USA, Bantom: 1976

Edition: 1st Pbk Ed.

Seller ID: 344

Condition: G


Creased along and near the sp. View more info

Great Boxing Stories

By: Marshall H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, Routledge: 1936

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 016771

Condition: Near Good


Worn and soiled yellow cloth bds with browned spine; corners slightly bumped. 244pps; contents clean and tight. Previous owner's signature on ffep. Includes exerpts from Lavengro, Boxiana etc and also from the works of Fred Dartnell, J.B.Priestley etc. View more info

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The English Boxing Champions 1872-1910 and Record Book

By: Matthews, Bill

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, A. H. Stockwell Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023413

ISBN: 0722324138

Condition: Very Good


151pp; 24 illustrations. Contains details relating to champions whose deeds have hitherto gone unrecorded. Among them are a number of World Champions. SIGNED by author on title page. View more info

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The Boxer and the Banker

By: McConnell, J. Knox

Price: £55.00

Publisher: USA, Vantage Press: 1984

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022701

ISBN: 0533057019

Condition: Very Good


109pp; illus. Book plate on front pastedown. 2" closed tear bottom front of jacket, now repaired; light shelfwear to edges. 'Billy Conn stands out alongside Jack Dempsey, Gene Tunney and Harry Greb...Conn's remarkable career as a professional boxer culminated in the heavyweight division fight in June 1941, when he was matched, with the Heavyweight Champion, Joe Louis.' 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

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Before I Forget...Great Fights and Fighters 1939-1959

By: McInnes P.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: UK, Caestus Books: 1997

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022821

ISBN: 0952530120

Condition: Fine


272pp. 18 major fights are discussed and there are pen-portraits of Henry Armstrong, Dick Corbett and Tommy Farr. View more info

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In Memorium "Their Name Liveth for Ever More"

By: McInnes P.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, PF & JR McInnes: 1987

Edition: 1st

Inscription: Signed by Author on Title Page

Seller ID: 024285

Condition: Very Good


37pp; illustrated. Signed 'Best Wishes Peter McInnes' on title page. Staple-bound booklet; clear adhesive film to covers. View more info

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Fighting Words

By: McInnes Peter

Price: £4.00

Publisher: UK, Caestus Books: 2000

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023560

ISBN: 0952530147

Condition: Very Good


208pp; chapters are -The Rules, History of Harringay Arena, Story of Rocky Marciano, Don King and dissecting the tragedy to Michael Watson. View more info

Blood, Sweat & Cheers The Pete Mead Story

By: Mead P.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, Walsworth: 1989

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 13057

Condition: Nr Fine


189pp. 'Peter Mead left an Arkansas farm at 17 in pursuit of a boxing career. His years as a middleweight contender, the 1940s, coincided with boxing's last great era, when wondrous champions like Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson and Willie Pep dominated the ring.' Signed by author with dedication on the inside of front cover. View more info

Champion Joe Louis. A Biography.

By: MEAD, C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, Robson: 1986

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 169

Condition: VG


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British Professional Boxers' Records First Edition 1993

By: Mee, Bob

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, B. Mee: 1993

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 019109

ISBN: 0952080702

Condition: Very Good


436pp + index. 'All of the 750 or so British professional boxers who were active in 1992 are here.' Bumped at tail of spine. View more info

The Big Fights: Eye-Witness Stories...

By: Meyers Harold

Price: £16.00

Publisher: USA, Avon Publishing Co.: 1950

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 017398

Condition: Good+


160pp; shelfwear to head and tail of spine and rear edges with a few light marks to covers and browning to pages. Near Very Good condition. View more info

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Lucian Bute - Mister KO : From Pichea to Glory!

By: Mihalache, P. V.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, P. Mihalache: 2015

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 022852

ISBN: 97881515068570

Condition: Fine


90pp; illus. View more info