A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF BOXING A Panorama of Every Division: Heavyweight to Flyweight

Author: Andre (Sam) & Fleischer (Nat)
Year: 1981
Publisher: Hamlyn
Edition Details: 1st Softcover Edn. (Revised & Updated)
Book Condition: Vg+
ISBN: 060034665X
Price: 10.00
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Softcover. Revised and Brought up-to-date by Sam Andre and Nat Loubet, Editor of 'The Ring Magazine'. Includes all great championship fights from the days of bare knuckles to the 'present' (at time of publication). The authors begin with "the father of modern pugilism" James Figg of England, who in 1719 introduced the sport, defeated all opponents, and was recognised as first champion. Although the history of boxing stretches back into the mists of antiquity, it is with Figg that the art and science of modern boxing begins. Illustrated with hundreds of rare photographs and other illustrations + Index. 384pp. 4to softcover. With sl. sunned sp. o/w Vg+. A heavy book which will require additional postage

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