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Facing Ali: The Opposition Weighs in

By: Brunt, Stephen

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: 2002

Seller ID: 015921


301pp. The story of fifteen famous fighters who faced Ali in the ring. A lovely clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Prince of the Ring: Naseem Hamed Story

By: Evans, Gavin

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011052


Clean, bright copy in an un-clipped d/w which shows slight curling. Unread copy - 279 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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John L. Sullivan : Champion of Champions

By: Fleischer, Nat

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1952

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 064617


The noted American boxing writer analyses the career of the Boston Strong Boy, concluding that there has never been anyone like him. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light sunning to spine - 223 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Shaw's Champions : G. B. S. and Prize Fighting from Cashel Byron to Gene Tunney

By: Green, Benny

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Elm Tree Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054901


Looks at one of the most extraordinary aspects of even Shaw's bewilderingly variegated life. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear - 210 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Big Punchers (SIGNED COPY )

By: Gutteridge, Reg

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1983

Edition: First Edition - Second Impression

Inscription: Signed by Author & Subject

Seller ID: 056486


The journalist and TV commentator's lively collection of pieces profiling the most exciting and courageous of the poleaxe punchers. SIGNED by the author to the ffep with the inscription ''To Tommy Allen, Regards Reg Gutteridge'' This page also contains the SIGNATURES of Dick Turpin, Jackie Turpin, and Maurice Mancini. To the half-title page are SIGNED inscriptions - ''To Tommy Allen Best Wishes Mick O'Sullivan ?'' and ''To Tommy Allan Good luck Best Wishes Jimmy Grey?''.... View more info

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A Hurting Business

By: Healy, Thomas

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, Picador: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 057038


Shows a side of sporting obsession we seldom see in print. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 214 pages including postscript. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Last Great Fight : The Extraordinary Tale of Two Men and How One Fight Changed Their Lives Forever

By: Layden, Joe

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, JR Books: 2008

Seller ID: 057037


Compelling and classic account of shattered dreams and, ultimately, redemption. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 308 pages including bibliography. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Sweet Science

By: Liebling, A. J.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsmans Book Club: 1958

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 049832


Boxing-talk of fights and fighters down the ages. Scarce edition published over half-a-century ago and some pages slightly darkened with age else a clean square hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 256 pages. View more info

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The Archie Moore Story by Himself

By: Moore, Archie

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, The Sportsmans Book Club: 1962

Seller ID: 064636


Looks at the life and times of one of the most popular and durable boxers of all time. Some light tanning to page margins else a clean, square hardback in a d/w showing some light shelfwear & tear - 240 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Boxing Companion: An Illustrated Guide to the Sweet Science

By: Obrien, Richard

Price: £17.50

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Friedman Group: 1991

Seller ID: 046981


Looks at the world of boxing - its history, its heroes and the famous and formdable fights fought in the ring that have made world history. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has internally repaired tears. 128 pages. Illustrated with b/w and colour photographs. View more info

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The Professionals ( SIGNED COPY )

By: Olver, Ron

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, Hampshire, Glenport Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 059576


Dedicated to all boxers, past and present, from the leading lights to the six-rounders. SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription 'To Tommy Allen with all good wishes to a great fight fan - Ron Oliver.' Other SIGNED best wishes from George Daly, Al Marson, Joe Crickmar...- Appears privately printed - 183 pages. View more info

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The Prizefighters: An Intimate Look at Champions and Contenders

By: Schulman, Arlene

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 1995

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 028162


Remarkable collection of simple, direct, and eloquent photographs which chronicles the life of the prizefighter - in and out of the ring, from boys in amateur contests and training, to contenders, to men who have won world championships and many millions of dollars. Foreword by Budd Schulberg. Light crease marks to last few pages. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w - 176 pages including index. View more info

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More Ringside Seats

By: Wilson, Peter

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, The Sportsmans Book Club: 1960

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 064641


The legendary boxing journalist casts his eye over the fighters and background stories of the day. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 230 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info