Pugilistica. The History of British Boxing. Containing Lives of the most celebrated Pugilists. Full Reports of their Battles ....A complete history of the Ring from Fig and Broughton,1719-40, to the Last Championship Battle between King and Heenan, in December 1863. In Three Volumes.

By: MILES, H. DOWNES:

Price: £380.00

Quantity: 1 available


3 vols; Hardbacks, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In brown cloth with gilt and black lettering and designs to fronts and spines. blind embossed on rear. Top edges gilt. Black/dark navy endpapers. In very good conditions. All covers re-backed onto contemporary cloth on spines. Bumps to corners, rubbing to edges. Some minor darkening to cloths. Reinforced inner hinges, original endpapers backed with contemporary papers. Small blind embossed stamps to ‘half-title’s “Army & Navy Club,” with bookplates to endpapers. A couple of odd spots and handling marks to a couple of pages, some light tanning else pages very clean and tight throughout. 507; 544; 534pp. Illustrated with 48 b&w plates.

Title: Pugilistica. The History of British Boxing. Containing Lives of the most celebrated Pugilists. Full Reports of their Battles ....A complete history of the Ring from Fig and Broughton,1719-40, to the Last Championship Battle between King and Heenan, in December 1863. In Three Volumes.

Author Name: MILES, H. DOWNES:

Categories: Sports & Pastimes,

Publisher: London, Weldon & Co. n.d. ca1880:

Seller ID: 78431

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