** Rare Copy ** Fights For The Championship 1855 Frank Dowling


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Frank Dowling : Fights For The Championship and Celebrated Prize Battles; or accounts of All the Prize Battles for the Championship from the days of Figg and Broughton to the present time and also many other game and extraordinary battles between first-rate Pugilists of ancient and modern times… work has been compiled from ”Bell’s Life in London ” Boxiana and original sources by the Editor of Bell’s Life in London Published at Bell’s Life Office 170,Strand London 1855

Condition Of Book: This is a Good Only Copy of this in quarter green calf over green cloth boards with five raised bands to spine with title label to spine now faded down so no gilt showing to the label on the 2nd spine compartment.The book has one previous owner’s name to the title page,and one attractive former owner’s bookplate to the front pastedown.This copy had loose front and rear boards which have been reglued at hinge join.There are two tears to the edges of the pre-lims (see picture) There is general light wear and rubbing to the outer edges of the leather binding.All page edges are somewhat tanned but the contents internally remain in good order.8vo (iv) 410pp [1855] 

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