** Leather Bound ** John Grombach The Saga Of Sock First Edition 1949


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John V. Grombach : The Saga of Sock A Complete History of Boxing First Edition Published By A.S. Barnes and Company New York 1949  (see pictures)  

Condition Of Book: This is a Very Good Copy of this Book rebound in attractive half red calf (leather) over black boards with marbled effect endpapers.There are five raised bands to spine with gilt decoration to each compartment on spine and with title lettering to the 2nd and 3rd compartments along the spine.Top edge of the book is in gilt.This copyu has one former owner’s bookplate to the front pastedown and there is the same owner’s small stamp present to the title page.There is one semi remnant label in red to the blank front endpaper (see picture) The book has a firm binding with NO hinge weakness and there is no leaning to spine.Contents of the text block remain lovely and clean with NO foxing and there are no turned corners to the pages.Well illustrated throughout in black and white.There are 10 chapters in all.there we have it and attractive copy in leather and sits handsomely on any shelf.Classic boxing title 8vo (viii) 381pp First US Edition [1949]  

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Weight 1.00 kg