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20 Years - the Story of the World Boxing Council

By: NAIDOO B.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: UK, B.Naidoo Assoc.Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 018692

ISBN: 0950910317

Condition: G


274pp. Fading to spine and half of rear cover and a touch of rubbing to front, otherwise VG. View more info

Kings of the Queensberry Realm

By: NAUGHTON W.W.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: USA, Continental Publishing Co.: 1902

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 11159

Condition: Good


' Being an account of every Heavy-Weight Championship contest held in America under the Queensberry Rules, a sketch of every contestant who has taken part therein, and an account of the invasion of Australian boxers. Together with a defense of boxing, a comparison of old methods of boxing and training with those in vogue today, and the complete ring records of Heavyweight pugilists.' There is a little wear top and bottom of spine and some soiling to front cover, likely to be water staining. As is usual with this book the white lettering of the title on the spine has worn .Scarce book. View more info

Life, Battles and Career of Battling Nelson, Lightweight Champion of the World

By: Nelson Battling

Price: £160.00

Publisher: USA, Hegewisch: 1912

Edition: 5th Ed.

Seller ID: 15372

Condition: Nr VG


This was originally a softback. The back cover was loose and so it has been given hard covers. On the front is a photocopy of the original cover, on the spine is a photocopy of the original spine. The original covers are retained, the front is soiled with a little creasing and a touch of loss. There is soiling to the inside of the cover. It is signed in ink on the front free end paper by Nelson with a long dedication as usual . Nice and clean inside. The introduction speaks of Nelson as the richest pugilist in the world, telling of his progress in the ring and the shrewd investment of his ear... View more info

World Heavyweight Boxing Champions Elite.

By: Oates R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, Mainstone.: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 14300

Condition: VG


Articles on Fitzsimmons,Burns,Schmeling,Carnera,Johansson,Coetzee & Berbick. 35 pages. View more info

The Boxing Companion: : An Illustrated Guide to the Sweet Science

By: Obrien, Richard

Price: £14.00

Publisher: USA, Friedman Group: 1991

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 018587

ISBN: 0792452976

Condition: Very Good


128pp. A touch of rubbing to tail of spine and bottom corners of boards. Light shelfwear to edges of jacket. View more info

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Boxing News Annual 1946

By: Odd Gilbert E. Editor

Price: £10.00

Publisher: UK, War Facts Press: 1946

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 024356

Condition: Fair


96pp. Front/rear covers, which are creased with some soiling, have been sellotaped together and are separated from the booklet. View more info

Kings of the Ring : 100 Years of World Heavyweight Boxing

By: Odd, G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: UK, Newnes: 1985

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 10975

ISBN: 0600358992

Condition: Fine


This was originally the softback edition but a previous owner has had it professionally turned into a hardback using an excellent photocopy of the original covers pasted onto the new hardback covers. Never published as a hardback. 160pp. View more info

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Boxing News Annual 1948

By: Odd, G. (Editor)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: UK, War Facts Press: 1948

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 024357

Condition: Good


Spine is sellotaped. Rubbing and some light soiling to covers. 96pp; age tanning to pages; rusted staples. View more info

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Boxing News Annual 1949

By: Odd, G. (Editor)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, War Facts Press: 1949

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 024358

Condition: Good


96pp. Rubbing and some light soiling to covers. Age tanning to pages; rusted staples. View more info

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Boxing News Annual 1951

By: Odd, G. (Editor)

Price: £9.00

Publisher: UK, War Facts Press: 1951

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 024359

Condition: Very Good


128pp. Rubbing and minor creasing to covers. Rusting to staples. View more info

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Boxing News Annual 1953

By: Odd, G. (Editor)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: UK, Ring Publications: 1953

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 024360

Condition: Very Good


128pp. A touch of rubbing and minor soiling to covers. View more info

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Hogan Bassey : A Boxing Legend

By: Omotoso, Ademola

Price: £38.00

Publisher: UK, Greylands Ltd.: 2004

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 024288

ISBN: 9780645632

Condition: Very Good


204pp; illus; the life and times of Asuquo Okon Bassey (1933 - 1998), known as Hogan 'Kid' Bassey, the legendary Nigerian ring master who won the World Featherweight Boxing Crown in Paris, 1957. Bassey was subsequently awarded the OBE. Light wear to covers. View more info

Fight Quiz

By: Oswald Frederick

Price: £4.00

Publisher: UK, Bertrand,Snelling: 1946

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 018432

Condition: G+


20pp; covers rubbed with a few marks. 5 sets of questions with 15 pictures or portraits to identify. View more info

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Willie Pep Remembers... Friday's Heroes

By: Pep Willie with Robert Sacchi

Price: £25.00

Publisher: USA, Friday's Heroes, Inc.: 1973

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 024035

Condition: Good+


195pp. A touch of shelf-wear / rubbing to spine and corners of book. A price stamp in red on flyleaf. Jacket is chipped and rubbed with some light soiling to rear and minor loss tail of spine. A couple of closed tears repaired with sellotape on reverse. View more info

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The Square Ring

By: Peterson, Ralph W.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: UK, Arthur Barker: 1954

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023943

Condition: Very Good


18899. Boxing novel that was made into a film. Dustjacket chipped and rubbed with some creasing and is soiled. 2" closed tear top front. 'THE SQUARE RING '' is one of the very few British films about the 'Noble Art'. [IMDB user review]. View more info

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Rose of Soweto

By: Potgieter, Deon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: South Africa, MegaDVision: 2016

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 022684

ISBN: 1519386672

Condition: Fine


318pp; illus. The Dingaan Thobela story. 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

Jack Casey: The Sunderland Assassin

By: Potts Archie

Price: £35.00

Publisher: UK, Bewick Press: 1991

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 018214

ISBN: 0951605623

Condition: VG


58pp; illus. 'Casey was working as a newspaper-boy when he fought his first professional fight and was sometimes billed as Newsboy Casey, but, as he gained a reputation for toughness and durability, he became known as 'Cast Iron' Casey, and it was Jim Smith, the Lancashire promoter, who, after witnessing Casey's demolition tactics in the ring, dubbed him the 'Sunderland assassin.' Out of a total of 224 fights between 1926 - 1942 he was never knocked out. 65pp. View more info

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Fighters of the North : A Saga of Early Battling Days on the Northern Fistic Front.

By: Power, Bob

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Australia., B. Power: 1976

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023418

ISBN: 0959770408

Condition: Very Good


IV,162pp; illustrated. 'In the Hunter Valley of Northern New South Wales free settlers and new arrivals from the Old World moved out from Newcastle penal settlement into the isolated hinterland west of Nobby' headland to become the first fighters of the north....Out of the early struggles for economic survival the fighting spirit of many Northerners flowed on into the fields of boxing. ' SIGNED by author on the title page with inscription. Slight rubbing to edges and spine. View more info

The Les Darcy American Venture

By: Power, Bob

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Australia., B. Power: 1994

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 023624

Condition: Good+


120pp; illus. 'the story of James Leslie Darcy, the famout Maitland fistic star. A pugilistic pilgrim who rose to dominate Australian boxing during WWI.' Some rubbing along spine and edges of covers. View more info

Muhammad Ali Conversations : The Icon and the Greatest Sportsman of the Century

By: Rafiq Fiaz

Price: £5.00

Publisher: UK, HNL Pub.: 2010

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 018025

ISBN: 0956258646

Condition: VG+


348pp. View more info