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The Ring, September 1958, Vol. XXXVII, No. 8

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albany, The Ring Inc.: 1958

Seller ID: 022217

Condition: Good


66pp. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated. Roy Harris cover. Floyd Patterson interview with the press. Preview article on Roy Harris vs. Floyd Patterson. One article on wrestling featuring Clark Cavanaugh, Maria Bernardi, Danno McDonald, and a roundup of Tex-Mex wrestling in Texas. Jack Dempsey on televised bouts. Rosensohn, the promoter. Vince Martinez's "Deep Freeze." Ruby Goldstein. Gene "Ace" Armstrong. Creasing. Back cover splattered w... View more info

The Greatest, My Own Story

By: Ali, Muhammad & Richard Durham

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1975

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 022187

Condition: Very Good


416pp. Original gray paper over black cloth, lettering in red and gilt. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Bottom corners bumped. Some foxing to the top edge of the text block. White stain to the back panel of the jacket. View more info

Gloves, Glory and God; An Autobiography

By: Armstrong, Henry

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Westwood, Fleming H. Revell: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022215

Condition: Very Good


256pp. 1st Edition. Original black cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Illustrated. ESPN ranked him as the third best boxer of all time. He won titles in three different divisions: featherweight, lightweight and welterweight. He was named Boxer of the Year by Ring Magazine in 1937 and in 1940 by Boxing Writers of America. He would come to Christ in retirement and become a Baptist preacher. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Top corners bu... View more info

The Amateur Gentleman

By: Farnol, Jeffery

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Triangle Books: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021818

Condition: Very Good


625pp. Original green cloth with lettering stamped in black. 1st Triangle Books printing (stated). Corners bumped, ownership inscription to the front free endpaper, text browned. The jacket is split along the front joint (tape repaired), chipped at the spine ends, edgeworn, and has numbers in black near the heel of the spine. View more info

Jack Dempsey, The Idol of Fistiana

By: Fleischer, Nat

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1949

Edition: First Bantam Printing

Seller ID: 022295

Condition: Good


211pp. + 1 page advert. Illustrated. Series #557. Dampstain to the top edge of the text block, effecting the gutter and adjoining top margin. Laminate peeling. Ownership inscription to the first prelim. Front hinge cracked. View more info

The Canvas Coffin

By: Gault, William Campbell

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Dell: 1953

Edition: First Dell Printing

Seller ID: 022294

Condition: Fair


191pp. Dampstain to the text. Wraps creased. Ownership inscription to the first prelim. Tape repaired at the head of the spine. Series #795. 25 cent cover price. View more info

Fighters

By: Hamill, Pete

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Garden City, Dolphin Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022724

Condition: Very Good


Unpaginated. Excellent b+w photography. Wraps creased. View more info

The Patent Leather Kid and Several Others

By: Hughes, Rupert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021586

Condition: Good


240pp. Reprint. Original black cloth with lettering stamped in brick red. Some dampstain to the edges of the text block. A transparent stain to the top edge of the back board. Ownership inscription and ink stamp to the front free endpaper. Tape ghosts to the endpapers and the verso of the jacket. Some dampstaining to the latter. Chip from the heel of the spine on the jacket. View more info

Hot Leather (Originally Published Under the Title, The Life of Jimmy Dolan)

By: Millhauser, Bertram & Beulah Marie Dix

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Bantam Books: 1948

Edition: First Bantam Printing

Seller ID: 022317

Condition: Good


151pp. + 3pp. adverts. 1st Bantam Edition. Original pictorial wraps. Series #554. Cover art by Charles Andres. Text browned. Wraps creased. View more info

On the Ropes

By: Monson, William & Murray McLean

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Belmont Books: 1970

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 022390

Condition: Very Good


220pp. + 4pp. adverts. Some creasing. Ownership inscription to the first prelim. Text browning. View more info

Within the Ropes, Champions in Action

By: Rice, Harold

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Stephen-Paul: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022216

Condition: Very Good


194pp. 1st Edition. Original yellow cloth with lettering stamped in black. Blow-by-blow accounts of famous fights throughout boxing history. Cloth unevenly darkened at the edges. Ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Top corners bumped. The jacket is chipped at the spine ends, soiled at the back panel and tape repaired at the verso. View more info

The Leather Pushers

By: Witwer, H.C.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Popular Library: 1950

Edition: First Popular Library Printing

Seller ID: 022318

Condition: Fair


224pp. 1st Popular Library Edition. Original pictorial wraps ("He was a pushover for a dame". And the dame is apparently wearing a leather dress). Series #288. Text cracked between pages 22-23. Endpapers unevenly sunned. Wraps creased. View more info